This is a river race through less than class 1 rapids.
Inflatables are recommended but hard boards will be allowed at your own risk. Fins shorter than 6 inch are recommended.
We will not be responsible for any damages.
Approximately 30 rentals will be available @ $40 on a first come basis. A credit card must be provided in case of any damage. Please contact Jonah Logan email@example.com to make your reservation.
Put in is at Glen Morris.
The race is approximately 8.2 km through easy moving water and a few swifts (rapids) to the Three Sisters Bridge Trestles (Finish).
Meet at 142 West River Road South, Brant, ON.
This address is a private residential address so you’ll be turning into a driveway and driving down a road to the river.
We will mark the driveway with a SUP Series flag.
Pay camping will also be available here.
From here we’ll jump into vehicles and shuttle up to the put-in at Glen Morris.
All other cars will remain on site
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
On line registration closes midnight Thursday May 19, 2016
On-site registration 09:00 – 11:00
Race Meeting – 12:00
Race Start – 1:00
Awards and BBQ – At the finish line. 142 West River Road South, Brant, ON.
On line registration closes midnight Thursday, May 19th
PFD’s are mandatory.
Quick release leashes are mandatory.
Warm/Cold weather gear is advised (weather dependant).
Helmets are recommended
Shin and elbow pads are acceptable.
The Ontario SUP Race series is making its fourth stop by returning to WASAGA BEACH June 25th, in partnership with Wasaga Beach Paddlesurf (Ryan Maxwell), which is located at Beach Drive and Third Street.
Wasaga Provincial Park is allowing us to set up a race course and Demo tents right on the beach this year. Everyone is invited to come out and test drive products by Blu Wave, Starboard, Tuga, Ausmosis and Jimmy Lewis.
The race course will have a run component so you will be able to see the competitors up close and personal.
Here’s the days schedule:
All Day Demos 9-4
10:00-11:00 on site registration
11:30 Race Meeting
12:00 Race(s) Start
Also new this year the awards will be hosted by the Wasaga Brewing Company (location TBD).
There are several race categories and distances. Elite (8 KM), Open (5 KM), Novice (2 KM) and Youth (1 KM). Everyone who is interested will have an opportunity to participate.
On line registration closes midnight Thursday, June 23rd
Elite – 7 km
Open – 5 KM
Novice – 2 km
Youth – 1 KM
BBQ lunch will be available.
Awards to follow.
Registration On-site: 10:00 – 11:00
Race Meting: 11:30
Race Start: 12:00
On line registration closes midnight Thursday, July 14th
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
On Site Registration: 10:00 to 11:00
Race Meeting: 11:30
SUPcross Race(s) Start: 12:00 – Elite will run first followed by Open/Novice/Kids
POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT (AKA SUP POLO)
After SUPcross races.
The SUPcross race will be exactly like the dragonfly course we did last year with a beach start, a paddle out to a far distance buoy then back to a beach run followed by laps of the wing buoy course with more beach runs.
Distance for Elite will be between 4-6 km or laps.
Open will be half that (2-3 km or laps).
Kids and Novice will be one lap.
The First Annual Lake Erie Pond Hockey Tournament (AKA SUP Polo) – Free w/ race registration
This is crazy fun! Get your team of six ready or you will be assigned to one. Quick 15 min games.
Winners will advance to finals rounds.
Losers will play consolation rounds.
We will provide polo paddle and inflatable boards for all.
Tournament will greatly depend on weather conditions. It it’s too choppy, no go.
– 6 players per side
-Balls to be played with paddle only
-No use of hands or feet to advance ball
– Ball can only be played while standing up, no kneeling or in the water passes or shots.
– No intentional contact with paddle to board or person (i.e. no pushing someone’s board with your paddle or cross checking, slashing etc.) Can’t use paddle as a weapon.
-Board to board contact is allowed while ball is in play. Call it Canadian full boardy contact league.
After Party and awards at Knechtel’s Beach House.
The Ontario SUP race series returns to Collingwood as part of their Sidelaunch Days Weekend of fun filled events. For a full list of activities please go to www.sidelaunchdays.ca.
The SUP Race Series will take place on Saturday August 12. Retuning this year will be a combination of long distance and sprint races.
The long distance races have different distances according to the racer classification (Elite (8km), Open (5km), Novice (2km) and Youth (1km). For a full list of races and classifications please refer to: www.ontariosupseries.com.
The Sprint races have the same format as Ski Cross, that is, 4 races compete head to head with the top 2 advancing to the next round. This is a very exciting format and the races are looking forward to this event.
During the day there will be free demo boards by Blu Wave and Starboard.
At the end of the day racers will make up teams of 5 to race head to head on the Blue Whale. It’s a knock out format where only one team will be crowned champion.
There will be a fundraising Paddlethon for the Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society on Sunday August 13th. Their goal is to raise awareness of the need to repair and restore this historic piece of Collingwood’s History. The fun 4km paddle will start in Princeton Shores. For more details and to register please go to the NLPS web site.
Schedule of Events:
10:00 – 11:30 SUP DEMO
11:30 Race Meeting – Distance
12:00 Long Distance Race(s)
13:30 Sprint Race Meeting
14:00 Sprint Races
14:45-15:30 Blue Whale Races
Paddlethon for the Lighthouse
Sunday August 13th
Drop Off 8:30-9:00
Paddle for the lighthouse is a fun paddle board ride where participants paddle in support of the Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society. There are two locations available to start your trip from:
Princeton Shores (Beginner-Novice skill level) (4KM)
Collingwood Harbour Promenade (Advanced-Expert skill level) (10KM) Weather permitting otherwise alternate site will be Princeton Shores
From your beginning location, you will paddle to the Nottawasaga lighthouse and back! You can paddle using SUPs, kayaks, canoes, or whatever else you can think of!