stand up paddle race results by Starboard

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A quick note about changes to the star rating system in 2016: We are now aligning our Race Calendar ‘Star Ratings’ with the World Rankings ‘Race Index’ system. For example, a 4-star race is now guaranteed to count for at least 40% on the Race Index, which means there will be at least 40.00 world ranking points on offer for the winners. All races that aren’t on the international level (and therefore won’t count towards the World Rankings) are listed as either ‘local’ or ‘regional’ — any and all events are still eligible to count towards the rankings, but only if they naturally score 15% or more on the Race Index.

Read the “Changes to the World Rankings and Race Calendar” announcement for more info.

Click the “Rating” tab to view the star-rated events that are
guaranteed to count for the SUP Racer World Rankings
01/21/2017GlaGla RaceLake AnnecyFranceEuroperegional
02/18/2017Sydney SUP FestivalSydneyNew South WalesAustraliaregional
02/25/201712 TowersGold CoastQueenslandAustraliaregional
03/06/2017Noosa Festival of SurfingNoosaQueenslandAustralia★TBA★
04/08/2017Air France Paddle FestivalTahitiTahitiTahiti★TBA★
04/22/2017The West Marine Carolina CupWrightsville BeachNorth CarolinaU.S.A.★TBA★
04/29/2017Bay Bridge PaddleAnnapolisMarylandU.S.A.regional
04/29/20179th Annual OluKai Ho'olaule'aMalikoMauiHawaii★TBA★
05/06/2017EuroTour Week 1: CreteCreteGreeceEuroperegional
05/13/2017EuroTour Week 2: NamurNamurBelgiumEuroperegional
05/20/2017EuroTour Week 3: SUP Race CupSt. MaximeFranceEurope★TBA★
05/27/2017EuroTour Week 4: Atlantic Paddle GamesHossegorFranceEurope★TBA★
06/03/2017EuroTour Week 5: ThononThonon-les-BainsFranceEurope★TBA★
06/10/2017EuroTour Week 6: Iberdrola Bilbao World SUP ChallengeBilbaoBasque CountryEurope★TBA★
06/17/2017Lost MillsBavariaGermanyEurope★TBA★
06/17/2017EuroTour Week 7: San Sebastián San SebastiánBasque CountryEurope★TBA★
06/24/2017EuroTour Week 8: NarbonneNarbonneFranceEurope★TBA★
07/01/2017SUP World CupScharbeutzGermanyEurope★TBA★
07/08/2017EuroTour Week 9: Onexe Fuerteventura DownwinderCanary IslandsSpainEuroperegional
07/15/2017EuroTour Week 10: 5th Annual Sieravuori SUP MastersSieravuoriFinlandEuroperegional
07/22/2017EuroTour Week 11: The SUP ArmadaBewl WaterEnglandEuroperegional
08/19/2017Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle ChallengeHood RiverOregonU.S.A.★TBA★
09/01/2017ISA Worlds (Sept 1st-10th)Vorupør and CopenhagenDenmarkEurope★TBA★
09/13/2017SUP 11 City TourFrieslandNetherlandsEurope★TBA★
09/29/2017Pacific Paddle GamesDana PointCaliforniaU.S.A.★TBA★
10/28/2017Dragon World ChampionshipBarbadosBarbadosCaribbeanregional
12/02/2017King of the CutPerthWestern AustraliaAustralia★TBA★

LAST UPDATED: January 10, 2017 5:51 am

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What’s the deal with the Star Ratings ★★? They’re a combo of an event’s level of competition, prestige, participation and prize money. It’s just a simple guide to help separate the local events from international races and make the SUP Race Calendar easier to use. It’s totally unofficial, so don’t worry too much if your race has more or less stars than another. Though with 600+ races per year, we’re bound to get some ratings wrong… so let us know if we’re way off.

Big thanks to the crew at Paddle Guru (which is an excellent paddle race management service), Distressed Mullet (East Coast USA), Forum de SUP (excellent info on SUP races in France), Stand Up Magazin (great for SUP races in Europe), SUP Currents (Northern California), CB SUP (great resource for Stand Up Paddle races in Brazil), SUP South Africa and Wet Feet Hawaii (great for SUP races in… you guessed it, Hawaii) for helping out with some additional stand up paddle race schedules. And thank you to the hundreds of event organisers and paddlers that have sent us details about so many races from all around the world.