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2020 Salt Life Columbus Cup

May 2, 2020 @ 12:00 am EDT

The World Paddle Association (WPA) in conjunction with Uptown Columbus RiverFest will host the Salt Life Columbus Cup on May 2, 2020 in Columbus, GA.   The Salt Life Columbus Cup will offer $30,000 in cash and prizes and will be sanctioned by the APP World Tour and included in the WPA U.S. Championship Qualifying Series.  New for 2020, $2,000 in prize money will be offered to the Open competitors conducted on a fun flat water course and the Elite Double Rapid Technical race with $5,000 going to first place to both Men and Women competitors.  The Salt Life Columbus Cup will be part of the Columbus RiverFest presented by Salt Life, which brings together the local community to celebrate water activities and safety that includes two days of food, drink and bands at the event site on May 1 & 2nd.  The event will be conducted on the Chattahoochee River (90 miles South of Atlanta, GA) and three blocks from downtown Columbus.Again for 2020, the “ONE CLASS” races sponsored by SIC Maui will be included at the Salt Life Cup in Columbus.  The “ONE CLASS” races sponsored by SIC Maui is a one mile easy race on the SIC 12’6 x 30″ Sonic that is a stable but very nice gliding board.  All of the equipment with board, paddle, leash and PDF’s will be provided with a series of 6-8 person heats on identical boards.  Men and Women Open age groups and Junior divisions for Only a $10.00 entry fee.  Bring yourself and fun in mind to have a great day on the river.The Salt Life Columbus Cup, with inclusion on the WPA U.S. Championship Qualifying Series offering the Elite competitors valuable points toward the 2021 APP World Championship Tour and equal prize money for Men and Women competitors. Salt Life and the WPA will offer the Open and Junior competitors a fun 1 & 3 mile course race for all abilities with awards for age divisions and multiple board divisions. The Elite-Pro double-rapid technical race competitors will compete on 14′ & under inflatable boards ONLY that will be exciting for all competitors and spectators.  SUP Yoga clinics and classes will also be available along with a paddle clinics on Friday, May 1st including 4x World SUP Champion and 2019 Pan American Games Gold Medalist, Connor Baxter.Top placing overall Open competitors in the 3 mile race will be offered equal prize money in the Men’s 14′ Sup and the Women’s 12’6 Sup divisions:1st- $500, 2nd- $300, 3rd- $200$27,000 cash prize offered to the Elite Rapid Tech Race for both Men & Women, 1st to 10th place overall.Elite Tech Race prize money breakdown for both Men and Women:1st-   $5,0002nd-  $3,0003rd-   $2,0004th-   $1,0005th-   $7006th-   $6007th-   $5008th-   $4009th-   $30010th  $200PFD’s are mandatory for all competitors and HELMET’s are mandatory all Elite-Pro competitors (helmet’s will be provided for Elite-Pro competitors that don’t have one)Exhibitor space and sponsorship’s, contact Byron Kurt: [email protected]


May 2, 2020
12:00 am EDT
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1000 Bay Ave
1000 Bay Ave
Columbus, GA United States
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