Online registration for the Surftech Shootout, Cowells SUP Classic and the Surf & Sand Duel SUP Race is available now at Santa Cruz Paddle Festival
SURFTECH SHOOTOUT 2013
March 22-24th many of the world’s top SUP surfers will once again converge upon the historic surf town of Santa Cruz, California and battle it out at the legendary Steamer Lane.
This premier international SUP surf event includes many U.S. and International Professional Athletes including two time Shootout Champion, CHUCK PATTERSON, 2011 Shootout champ, ZANE SCHWEITZER, female sensation CANDICE APPLEBY, 2012 Shootout champion MATT BECKER, San Clemente ripper ANTHONY VELA and Hawaiian young gun SLATER TROUT along with local rippers and more. We expect the Elite Field will be the deepest and most competitive to date drawing SUP surfers from all over the globe.
REGISTER for the Shootout
SURFTECH COWELLS SUP CLASSIC - NEW EVENT FOR 2013!!
Beginner and intermediate SUP surfers from up and down the coast will compete for trophies, prizes and bragging rights at the long lined up walls of Cowells. The Cowells SUP Classic is a great opportunity for beginner and intermediate SUP surfers to surf Cowells all to themselves and test their skills against their fellow SUPers!
REGISTER for the Cowells SUP Classic
SURFTECH SURF & SAND DUEL SUP RACE
This event will take place on Saturday, March 23rd and is sure to be great fun for all racing enthusiasts. The Duel SUP Race will commence at Cowell’s Beach with a 2.7 mile paddle out to the Santa Cruz Harbor and back followed by a short beach sprint. This will be the finish for the SHORT COURSE division while the LONG COURSE paddlers will head back out on the water for the final 3.7 mile paddle leg and finishing up with a short sand sprint to the finish. Both male and female “ELITE” athletes will be paddling in the 12’6″ Long Course division.
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Thursday Opening Ceremonies, Adventure Sports Unlimited, BBQ, beer & live music 5-7pm
Friday Shootout Round 1, 7:00am – 5:00pm
Friday Competitors Party TBD
Saturday Surf & Sand Duel SUP Race check-in 7:00 – 8:00am
Saturday Surf & Sand Duel SUP race start, 9:00am
Saturday Cowells SUP Classic check-in 7:00 – 9:00am, Steamer Lane
Saturday Cowells SUP Classic Round 1, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday Race Day After Party & Awards!!, 6:00-10:00pm – location TBD
Sunday Shootout Final Rounds, 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday Cowells SUP Classic Final Rounds 10:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday Shootout Awards Ceremony, 4:00pm