NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACES & RACE CLINICS
BC SUP CUP #1 - SIX PACK RACE #3 & #4

FREE FESTIVAL & KIDS EVENTS

The Canadian National SUP Race Championship (CSA Surf Canada Sanctioned), BC SUP Cup and the Six Pack SUP Race Series of Vancouver Island. This event is brought to you by Tofino Paddle Surf and supported by Coastline Surf and Sport and South Island SUP.

Join the fun and fast growing sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, showcased at each race location with off the beach sprint races, fun relays and long distance courses for all ages and experience levels!! Each event includes a BBQ, music, demos for the public and information on new water sports products. The weekend provides a fun and safe environment for all levels from first time racers to advanced riders. Come join us and make the race part of your vacation plans!

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SCHEDULE

TOFINO SUP FESTIVAL GENERAL WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Friday June 16: Race Clinics

Saturday June 17: Chesterman’s Beach/Mackenzie Beach:

Open Races/Tech. Races/Sprint/Sunset Paddles/BBQ

Sunday June 18: Mackenzie Beach:

Distance Race/Recreational 1km Races/Relays & Games/Kids Races

 

TOFINO SUP FESTIVAL DETAILED WEEKEND SCHEDULE

– Friday June 16 –

10am-noon: Intro to Racing (beginner/intermediate) – with South Island SUP

3pm-5pm: Ocean Race & Distance Clinic (intermediate/advanced) – with Norm Hann Expeditions

3pm-4:30pm: Surf Racing Level 2 (intermediate/advanced) – with Genna Flinkman

– Saturday June 17 –

Chesterman’s Beach/Mackenzie Beach:  Open Races/Tech. Races/Sprint/Sunset Paddles/BBQ

9:00am – 11:00am Clinic: Surf Racing Level 1 & 2 (inter./adv) – with Mike Darbyshire

10:00am – 11:00am Registration

11:00am Racer Meeting/Safety Meeting

11:15am Mens/Women’s and Youth Canadian Championship 4km – 12’6

12:15pm Womens Open (including U18) Surfboard 4km – Raceboard

12:45 am Mens Open (including U18) Surfboard 4km – Raceboard

1:30pm Sprint for Victory Men/Women/U18 $200 prize fund

4:00pm Mens/Womens and U18 200m Canadian Championship Sprints (Time Trial)*

6:45pm Saturday night – BBQ/potluck * BBQs provided

8:00 pm Beach Fire *

8:30pm Sunset Paddle Out for International Surfing Day – Boards, kayaks, canoes, swimmers in wetsuits, etc. are welcome to join in*

*on the beach in front of Bella Pacifica campsite 14 (just a few hundred meters north of Tin Wis Resort on Mackenzie Beach)

– Sunday June 19 –

Mackenzie Beach: Distance Race/Recreational 1km Races/Relays & Games/Kids Races

9:00am -10:00am Registration

9:15am – 10:00am Beach Yoga with Tofino Yoga (mats provided) – Suggested donation – $5-$10 all proceeds to Surfrider Pacific Rim

10:00am Racer Meeting/Safety Meeting

10:00am 12km and 6km Mens/Womens/U18 Open Canadian Championship – 12’6

11:00am – noon Wild Salmon Beach BBQ with Surfrider Pacific Rim – Suggested donation – $10 all proceeds to Surfrider Pacific Rim

11:00am – noon Family Games & Prizes!!!

12:30pm 1km Recreational and Open (competitive) Race – adults and U18

12:45pm Relay Race 100-200m teams formed on site

1:00pm Kids Races age 9 and under 100-200m

1:30pm Awards and Draw Prizes (Lots of Prizes! Stick Around to Win)

 

LOCATIONS

June 16 – Tofino Paddle Surf

 

June 17 – Chestermans Beach

 

June 18 – Mackenzie BeachTofino Paddle Surf