The 2011 Hawaii Race Schedule is here:
2011 marks the first year of WPA sanctioning for SUP races in Hawaii which puts Hawaii racers on equal footing with mainland racers if they want to qualify for the SUP World Champs in September at the Hennessey. Hawaii racers can also accumulate points on the national ranking system. Check http://worldpaddleassociation.com/
Wet Feet will also be putting on a new race on June 11th. It will be the Hawaii WPA Regional race and will be a Hawaii Kai Run with lots of prizes and a good cause to help.
If you are looking for standup races anywhere in the world, check out www.allsupraces.com!
The 2010 race season is shaping up nicely. The calendar has been finalized with all the race directors and can be found here:
The highlight of the Hawaii season besides Molokai will be the inaugural Battle of the Paddle Hawaii. Rainbow Sandals is bringing Battle of the Paddle to Hawaii June 12th and 13th 2010 and Wet Feet will be registration and packet pickup headquarters. The highly successful format of an amatuer and pro loop race through surf followed by a distance race and team relay will take place at Ft. Derussy beach in Waikiki. The loop and relay races will consist of loops going out to the Fours surf break and back and the distance race will be from Hawaii Kai to the Hilton. Look forward to a fun and exciting event for both participants and spectators. Rainbow knows how do to it right as seen by the huge success of BOP at Dana Point. We’ll bring you more news as the event gets closer. For now get ready and join the fun at the Kanaka Ikaika races which are a great way to get your feet wet! If you need fundamental instruction you can join one of the 4 SUPAH distance paddling clinics. More information is here: http://www.suphawaii.org