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Key West Paddle Classic 2020
April 30, 2020 @ 12:00 am - May 3, 2020 @ 12:00 am EDT
Key West Paddle Classic April 30 – May 3, 2020Pro clinics, Racing, Parties & More! Clinics TBA!Take the challenge on circumnavigating the Island of Key West! Paddle the distance individually in one of our various divisions or team up with your buds for the 3-person Stand-Up Relay Race!
Stay for Sunday Funday and take a cruise out to one of our secluded island sand bars to hang out, relax and enjoy a festive cookout!
**5-Hour Time Limit to Complete the Race!**
Entries are Non-Refundable. Please Plan Accordingly.RACE DIVISIONSPRONE:Traditional StockTraditional Unlimited
SUP:Stand-Up 12’6 Stand-Up 14’Stand-Up Surf (*Surf Style: No pulled in noses or hybrids, thank you*)Stand-Up Relay (One board class: SUP 14′ and under: men, women, mixed)
SEATED:OC-1OC-2SurfSkiSea KayakKayak, Single – recreational
TEAMSRelay, and team entires: Each team member must register individually to complete team registration. Person to register team: You will be asked to list your other team members on registration. Team registration will be paid by first person to register. Team members can reimburse from there. Remaining team members must REGISTER HERE for no additional charge for The Classic to obtain your shirt size, waiver, and additional items.AWARDS Awards recognition require three or more competitors per division. The start list will be open for you to monitor and switch divisions as needed. Event participation has always been open to all man-powered vessels however we will only podium divisions that meet this three or more competitor requirement.*WPA NATIONAL POINTS RACE**protests must take place within 15 minutes after race closes*Please be sure you are on the craft you have registered for, this is paddlers responsibility not race directors!We take your safety serious and will be following rules as recommended by the USCG, LAZY DOG & the WPA!YOU MUST HAVE FUN!PFDS & LEASHES – Required. DRAFTING – Drafting is permitted, however you can only draft the same board size and same gender. SUP KNEE PADDLING – There is a 5 stroke minimum rule that applies to all Stand Up racers. (Please only use knee paddling if you must do so for safety/exhaustion. It very important to the Key West Paddle Classic that you finish the race safely.) NOTE: HYDRATION PACKS (Camelbak/VestPac) Recommended- Personal water supply is paddlers responsibiilty. Safety boats will be equipped with water in case of emergency. Attention Vendors: Vendors are invited to exhibit and retail products at all Key West Paddle Classic events listed on schedule. Each vendor site allocation is for a 10×10 tent space. Other specifications will require pre-approval. Costs are $100 for a single day/event and $200 for multiple days/events. Vendors can register here at Paddleguru. We will be hosting Happy Hour at Lazy Dog and all event parties at Salute! On the Beach, Higgs Beach, Key West. For more information, please contact [email protected] 5/1 Vendor Set Up for Registration/Kick Off Party is 3:00pm-5:00pmFri. 5/1 Vendor Expo 5:00pm-8:00pmSat. 5/2 Vendor Exhibit Set Up for Main Event/Race is 5:30am-7:00amSat. 5/2 Vendor Expo 7:00am-2:00pmPLEASE CHECK-IN AT THE LAZY DOG TENT DAY OF TO RECEIVE BOOTH SPACE ASSIGNMENTSVendors Register Here
Equipment Rental:Lazy Dog has Surf Style Boards Only. To reserve a surf style board please contact us at the shack 305-295-9898. Board Rentals are $30.
If you are in need of a race board or looking to rent out a race board, please feel free to post on our Key West Paddle Classic and Lazy Dog Facebook pages for prospects! Hotel Information:
Key West Hospitality InnsKeywesthospitalityinns.com offering 10% off all room types for event participants! Contact: Heather Whitehead