March 18, 2013

The Region 6 championship has been set for Sept 28th hosted by the lake Murray SUP Classic

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The Lake Murray SUP Classic is this year’s Region 6 Championship Race, 09/28/13. This WPA-sanctioned event is also a “double qualifying point’s race”, presented by Kialoa Paddles.




Expected to sell out, race Registration will close Thursday, September 26 at 11:59pm. Registration will be available on Friday at packet pickup for an additional $20 fee paid by cash or check only. Race shirts/swag bags will not be guaranteed for a Friday registration. There will be NO day-of-race registration. 



The 2013 Lake Murray SUP Classic will offer great spectator viewing as the public park at the Lake Murray Dam will be open for the day of this event. The park features a sandy beach area, picnic shelters, restrooms and plenty of parking. Racers and spectators will also have the opportunity to visit sponsors tents, try out SUP boards and view the race course from the park and the dams’ walking/running path.



Proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics of SC and Palmetto Health Childrens Hospital’s “Camp Kemo”, a summer camp for children with cancer, ages 5-18 and their siblings.



Course Description -Both 5k and 10k racers will see a challenging course that will test new and experienced paddlers. Both 5k and 10k races will feature a water start and a beach finish. Depending on weather conditions, the course may move from a triangular course to an out and back course which will offer both upwind and downwind.


Following the races, 5k and 10k racers will enjoy food from Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina. Tickets for food for family and friends will be available at the event.



A Kid’s race will follow the completion of the 5k and 10k races and will be a shoreline race. Kid’s race participants will sign up at the event and must include a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.



Race details – 5k race will be a “Race What You Bring” event. However, classes recognized will be as follows:


5k – 12’ 2” surfboard class, 12’ 6”


10k – 12’ 6”, 14’ and Unlimited



Trophies awarded to top 3 –


5k race


12’ 2” – ages18-49 Male & Female,


12’ 6” – ages18-49 Male & Female, 50+ M&F combined divisions


Under age 17 combined divisions



10k Race


12’ 6” – ages 18-49 Male & Female, 50+ M&F


14’ – ages 18-49 Male & Female, 50+ M&F


Unlimited – ages 18-49 combined, 50+


Categories offered are dependent on the number of entrants and conditions.



Registration is available at

Schedule of Events


9/26    Registration Closes 11:59pm


9/27    6-830pm Late Registration +$20, Packet Pickup/Waiver/Meet and Greet. Location will be posted on    and on


9/28    630am Gates open


8-930am Vendor Setup/Demos


8-915am Packet Pickup/Waiver signed. Kids race sign up


830-930am Special Olympics Race


945am Special Olympics Awards


10am Racers Meeting for both 5k and 10k


1230-1pm Kids Race


130-2pm Catering from Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina


2pm-230 Awards



Hotels and Packet Pickup details will be posted on and on




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