• Miami Marine Stadium Flexpark (map)
  • 3601 Rickenbacker Causeway
  • Key Biscayne, FL, 33149
  • United States

Place

Miami Marine Stadium Flexpark
3601 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL US 33149

Description

**Early Bird Promo Code: 

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WHAT?

We are gearing up for an exciting 2018 Paddle Championship presented by Windhaven Insurance featuring three races built for all levels of paddling experience. The Long Race is a challenging 8.13 mile course rounding historic Virginia Key. The Short Race is a 3 mile loop in protected waters inside Marine Stadium Basin on Virginia Key. The Novice Race welcomes all first time and novice paddlers for a fun 1 mile race on calm water with a paddle board clinic available pre-race to master your skills.

This event is for all levels (beginner-expert)

Paddleboards will be available to rent on-site.

For our corporate teams there is the Corporate Challenge featuring a relay race complete with a short paddle course and finishing on land.

WHEN?
 

  • 7:30am – 8:30am – Registration
  • 8:30am – Long & Short Race Briefing
  • 9:00am – Long Race (formerly Elite)
  • 9:10am – Outrigger Canoe Race
  • 9:20am – Short Race (formerly Recreational) 
  • 9:30am – All Ages Clinic / Paddle Yoga
  • 10:30am – Novice Race
  • 11:30am – Awards & Check Presentation for individual races
  • 11:45am – Corporate Race Participants Briefing
  • 12:00pm – Corporate ‘Inflate the Board’ Challenge
  • 12:15pm – Corporate Race
  • 1:30pm – Corporate Race Awards

PRIZE MONEY

Long Race

  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $400
  • 3rd Place: $200

*The prize money is only awarded in the long race for both the top men and top women in the 14’ board and 12’6 board division. Prize money is only awarded if a minimum of five people are registered within a division (i.e. at least five women must be registered with a 14’ board to win prize money in that group / at least five men must be registered with a  14’ board to win prize money in that group).

The Orange Bowl Paddle Championship presented by Windhaven Insurance welcomes paddle boarders of all levels from across the country to join us. We encourage anyone, whether you have paddled before or not to join us for this family-fun event.

The Orange Bowl Paddle Championship presented by Windhaven Insurance is a charity–driven event with a focus on children and community. All funds raised by the event will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami to fund mentorship activities in the area.