The 2nd Annual Gun Island Chute SUP Cup on Montgomery, Alabama's stretch of the Alabama River known as the Gun Island Chute. An exciting lap-based course will give paddlers an unique racing experience. A member of the Southern Stoke Paddle Series, the Gun Island Chute SUP Cup is hosted in conjunction with the 9th Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival. With over 8,000 people in attendance for the dragon boat races, the GIC SUP Cup will be one of the South's most exciting SUP competitions. Live music, local vendors, and an Athlete's Hospitality suite makes this event a must for all paddle sports athletes and enthusiasts.
6:00am: Check-in/Late Registration
7:15am: All racers must be checked
7:30am: Pre-Race meetings for competitors
7:45am: Board staging for long and short course begins
Racing begins once all athletes are on the course and lined up at the start line
The Gun Island Chute SUP Cup will include a 6 mile long course and 3 miles short course.
The 6 Mile Race will award medals for 1st - 3rd place for overall male and female:
Cash Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd place finishers in the 6 mile race. Prizes will be given to the overall top 3 male and top 3 female finishers for the long course in the following amounts (regardless of age and board size):
1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $125
The 3 Mile Race will award medals for overall 1st - 3rd for male and female:
Prizes for the top male and female finishers will be announced throughout the summer time