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2nd Annual Newport SUP CUP

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Event Information
Date: 10.1.11
Location:
Newport Shipyard
1 Washington St
Newport, RI

Details
Elite Class 7 Miles $75
Recreational Class 3 Miles $55
9:30a Racers Meeting
10:00a Race Starts
10:30a Sponsor Village Opens
1:00p Awards Ceremony

Course

The course will begin and end at the Newport Shipyard, at 1 Washington St., Newport RI 02840. The seven mile Elite Division will paddle from Newport Shipyard and head north under the Newport bridge and go around a buoy off the naval college and then circle Goat Island and finish at Newport Shipyard. The three mile Recreational Division will circle Goat Island, starting and finishing at Newport Shipyard. All racers must have a USCG Approved PFD with them to race. You do not have to wear it, but must have it on your board or body to comply with state and federal law.

Additional Info

Paddlers will be competing for a $1,000 cash purse in the Elite Division and over $3,000 in prizes in the Recreational Division. Food and drink vendors will be setup at Newport Shipyard throughout the day as well as SUP City with sponsors offering demos and tech talk. In addition art exhibits and live music can be enjoyed at Newport Shipyard.

Registration Fees

Registration for the Recreational Division is $55.00 and the Elite Division is $75.00. All registrations processed after September 30th will incur an additional $15.00 fee. Proceeds benefit SUP Cleanup.



Past Events

Southeast SUP Championship 2009 from Coastal Urge on Vimeo.



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