The mission of the WPA is to provide a comprehensive voice, fair and equal access and organizational structure to the sport of Stand Up Paddling (SUP) and its participants in a manner that benefits the collective paddling community.

The Word Paddle Association (WPA) is proud to announce the launch of the second annual Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Elite and Open class rankings.  The World Paddle Association (WPA) crowned the first-ever standup paddle World Champions and regional champions in 2011. Hennessey’s and the World Paddle Association proudly announce the 2012 World SUP/Paddle Championships to be held in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on November 3 & 4, 2012.   Stay tuned for series, ranking and championship details.