Register Now For #PPG2016

With just days left before the start of the 2016 Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life, things are starting to heat up for the year's biggest event! Whether you're into Technical surf racing or open-ocean Distance races, or both, there's something on tap for all divisions—Pro, Open, Junior, Youth and Prone. Here's some insight on both PPG courses.


Registration Deadlines

PPG Pro Registration Close: Wednesday, 10:00 PM, PST.
(Registration available online and on-site at SUP Awards)

PPG Open Registration Close Friday, 4:00 PM PST.
(Registration available online and on-site at  PPG registration tent)

How to Register

Fill out the required fields on the Registration page to begin the process. When you submit this information, the race Divisions available to you (based on age and gender) will populate the screen. Pick your class(es) then proceed to payment with PayPal.

All registered paddlers will receive a Salt Life registration pack upon check-in at the event, that includes: a PPG T-shirt, PPG Hat, and a one of a kind PPG Race Jersey.


Pros: If you want to compete for the largest prize purse in the sport, enter the Pro Technical/Distance Combined division.

Open: If you want to compete in both the Technical and Distance races, enter the Open Technical/Distance Combined division and save money on your registration.

40+ Pro: If you're racing in the 40+ Pro division, you cannot enter or place in the overall Pro division.

All racers will receive a #PPG2016 hat, t-shirt and limited edition race jersey. Spots are going fast so REGISTER NOW to receive yours!

We want to make sure you're ready. Here are two custom workouts created by our Race Director, Anthony Vela, specifically to help you prepare for the technical surf race and the distance race.

For more info, exclusive editorial pieces, and training tips go to

Stay tuned to for the latest information on courses, prizes, registration and more. #PPG2016

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The 2016 Pacific Paddle Games wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and partners. Big thanks to Salt Life, West Marine, GoPro, Nexen Tire, Golden Road Brewing, California State Parks, Kind Bar, Kona Deep, and Maui Jim.


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