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Coconut Cup SUP Recap


East Coast Paddler Brian Meyer from Capital SUP went down to the Coconut Cup in the USVI this year to take part in one of the Salt Life Cup Points races for 2015. We caught up with Brian at a few other east cost races and asked him about the experience. He had this to say: The Coconut Cup located on ... Read More »

2nd Annual Coconut Cup SUP Festival


Freedom City Surf brings you the 2nd ever WPA-sanctioned paddle board race in Caribbean. Join us and bring your friends and family for 3 days of beginner, intermediate and elite paddle board events + clinics, cultural events and other activities for everyone! 12km Elite Down winder 5km Elite and Open, 10km Long Course Junior Open Class SUP (11 & under, ... Read More »

Entry open for the Holland 11-Cities Tour

WPA SUP 11 Cities tour

The famous SUP 11-City Tour just announced that they’ve completed the online entry form, and are ready to start receiving entries. “We welcome for 2015 hopefully a lot of new faces, but also the ‘old’ faces!” they said on their home page, looking forward to the 2015 challenge. This world-class event is based on the historical tour where ice skaters ... Read More »

Eastern Canada SUP Championships


The 4th annual Eastern Canada SUP Championships will serve as the 2014 WPA Canada National Race once again after an exciting event last year in British Columbia at the Kalavida Classic. “We are excited to once again be holding our National Championships and look forward to an even greater event this year in the Toronto Area” says ECSC Race Director ... Read More »

Upcoming WPA Instructor Courses

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Beginner and Class I Instructor Lessons/Certifications will be held in Himachal Pradesh starting the week of June 10th. Please email India@WorldPaddleAssociation.com for more details. Introduction to SUP is an excellent course for beginners to paddling, and the Class I Instructor certification will be provided for those with sufficient water knowledge and a desire to instruct others. Hope to see you ... Read More »


WPA Canada is pleased to announce its Level 1 SUP Instructor Certification Course will take place May 11th, 2013 in Oakville, Canada. For more details, please contact info@wpacanada.com for full details. Only instructors certified through WPA Canada will be eligible for WPA Canada insurance rates. Read More »

Beach Cleanup and Paddle Day

The Bay of Life Surf and SUP school has organized a beach cleanup for their home turf situated in Kovlam, Tamil Nadu. On the first two Saturday’s of March, students from the American International School in Chennai will come to the beach and collect trash. Unfortunately, infrastructure for dealing with trash in these areas is absent. What this means is ... Read More »

Results: India Surf Festival

  The second India Surf Festival hosted 2 races, a recreational race and an elite race. Over 20 participants raced in the recreational course, including Orissa’s first local female participant. The event was run in heats of four up river to a buoy and back for a beach finish with board and paddle. Participants came from Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, ... Read More »

2013 WPA Canada Race Dates Posted

WPA continues to grow in Canada and we are excited to see Stand Up Paddle board races from coast to coast in 2013. For a complete list of WPA Canada sanctioned events, please visit <a href=”http://www.wpacanada.com”>www.wpacanada.com </a> We will be updating the event schedule as the season gets closer so please check take a seek to have a look at ... Read More »

Stand Up Paddling

WPA Canada was established to support the growing sport of Stand Up Paddling here in Canada. As the Canadian branch of the World Paddle Association we adhere to all WPA standards and ensure fairness in all WPA Canada events. The mission of the WPA is to provice a comprenhensive voice, fair and equal access and organizational structure to the sport ... Read More »

SUP Clubs in the India Region

  Clubs throughout India are currently being updated so that interested paddlers have current information about where to learn how to paddle safely. Check out the clubs page!    To add your club to the list, send an email to indiaATworldpaddleassociationDOTcom Happy Paddling! Read More »

Welcome to India Region

  As the sport of Stand Up Paddling continues to grow around the world, the need for consistent and fair event judgement becomes apparent. Showing a healthy interest in the SUP scene, India has already hosted numerous surf and Stand Up Paddle specific events. The World Paddle Association is pleased to have a presence in India, and looks forward to ... Read More »