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National Championship Races & Race Clinics

BC SUP Cup #1    Six Pack Race #3 & #4

Free Festival & Kids Events

Join the fun and fast growing sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, showcased at each race location with short & long distance races, fun races & relays, demos, beach sprints, BBQ, lots of prizes!!! 
All ages and all levels!

Tofino Paddle Surf | BC SUP Cup | SixPack SUP Race Series | CSA Surf Canada

Register online 

#TofinoSUPFestival   #TofinoPaddleSurf

The Tofino SUP Festival Race is the Canadian SUP Championship Race. The race will be used to help choose the Team to represent Canada at the World SUP Championships. Competitors taking part in the Canadian Championships will be able to compete in Technical (in surf) and Distance (10+km) races. There will be categories for Mens 14’ Women 12’6 , Mens Prone, Womens Prone and Masters and Youth categories.

For 2017  TEAM CANADA CRITERIA (race and resume) Team Canada Selection Criteria or email laugaitis@gmail.com
 

-TOFINO SUP FESTIVAL GENERAL WEEKEND SCHEDULE-

Friday June 16 Race Clinics

Saturday July 16 Chesterman’s Beach/Mackenzie Beach: 

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

Sunday July 17 Mackenzie Beach: 

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

 

 

-TOFINO SUP FESTIVAL DETAILED WEEKEND SCHEDULE-

 

Friday June 16: Race Clincs

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

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

3-4:30pm : 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 – 11:00 Clinic : Surf Racing Level 1 & 2 (inter./adv) – with Mike Darbyshire

10 -11:00 am Registration

11:00 am Racer Meeting/Safety Meeting 

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

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

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

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

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

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

8:00 pm Beach Fire *  

8:30 pm 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 18 Mackenzie Beach:  Distance Race/Recreational 1km Races/Relays & Games/Kids Races

9:00 -10:00 am Registration

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

10:00 am Racer Meeting/Safety Meeting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

-RACE CLINICS SCHEDULE-

**Friday June 16** Race Clinics with National Champions
– Intro to Racing (beginner/intermediate) – with South Island SUP
Friday, June 16 10-noon $40+tax
– Surf Racing Level 1 & 2 (intermediate/advanced) – with Mike Darbyshire
Friday, June 16 10-noon $75+tax
– Ocean Race & Distance Clinic (intermediate/advanced) – with Norm Hann Expeditions
Friday, June 16 3-5pm $75+tax
– Surf Racing Level 2 (intermediate/advanced) – with Genna Flinkman
Saturday, June 16 3-4:30pm $50+tax -Stroke and Footwork, Surf your Raceboard, Race Strategy & Training for Races-

*gear not included for clinic. Contact Us for rentals.

**THIS IS A TRASH FREE EVENT**