2011 SUP Races and Events in the Pacific NW

Races:

Washington State -
- 14 Races Spring to Fall for all watercraft with the Sound Rowers.
- April 17th, 6th Annual Coho Dodge & Dash Kayak Race. Olympic Raft & Kayak & Olympic Peninsula Paddlers Club are sponsoring. 3.6nm course with 8 different competitor catagories.
- May 7th, Paddle the Dragon, Port Gamble.
- June 11th, Da Fuca Downwinder (13miles), Strait of Juan de Fuca, Port Angeles.
- June - August, 2nd Annual Mountain to Sound Outfitters weekly race series at Alki Kayaks, Seattle.
- July - August, 3rd Annual Urban Surf Naish Summer Series, Lake Union, Seattle.
- September 11th, (13 miles) 3rd Annual Round the Rock SUP Race, Seattle.
- Hobuck Hoedown, Early October, SUP & Surf Kayak Competition and Coastal Race.
- December 4th, Deception Pass Dash, Anacortes.

Oregon -
- SUP 4 Cancer Race, Hood River, July 19-10. http://sup4cancer.org/
- Big Winds SUP Race Series, Hood River, Oregon. http://www.bigwinds.com/sup
- Gorge Performance Race Series, May & June (around Ross Island), More info to come or contact Gorge Performance.
- Aug 20-21, Columbia Gorge Paddling Challenge, http://gorgepaddlechallenge.com/gpc1/

British Columbia -
- Deep Cove Weekly Race Clinic and Race, North Vancouver, (summer).

Surfing Competitions:
- Surfrider Cleanwater Classic, May 13-15, Westport, WA.
- Perfect Wave SUP Surfing Competition, September, Westport, WA. TBA.
- Hobuck Hoedown, Early October, Neah Bay, WA. TBA.

Symposiums:

Washington State -
- April 15-17, Port Angeles Kayaking Festival, http://www.raftandkayak.com
- May 7-8, NW Adventure Sports Festival, Port Gamble, Wa. http://www.unleashthebeastnw.com/
- June 25-26th, Mountains to Sound Outfitters - Northwest Paddling Festival at Alki Kayaks, Seattle.

British Columbia -
- June 18-19th, Kalamalka Classic SUP Festival, Kalamalka Beach, Vernon BC.
- Kalavida Surf Shop – (Summer SUP Series, Vernon) – Dates TBA, www.kalavidasurfshop.com
- MEC Paddlefest Victoria, (tba).
- MEC Paddlefest Vancouver, July 10th.

Related Events:
- The Puget Sound Challenge, 150 mile paddle through Puget Sound.
- Paddle Bainbridge, July 9-10, Circumnavigation of Bainbridge Island, (all craft).
- August 5-6, Paddle Kitsap. Fully supported trip from Point No Point to Poulsbo.

Did we miss an event? Send us your info for BC, WA, OR, ID, MT, OR, and Northern CA).

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