Event Overview

The Rose City SUP Classic returns to Portland on Sunday, June 11th 2017. The racing will stage out of Oaks Amusement Park in SE Portland and incorporate the scenic route around Ross Island.

The race options will include a 6-mile course for the Open categories (12’6 and 14′) and a 4.3-mile course for the Recreational classes (no board length restrictions) and a 2 Mile Novice course. Podium awards will be awarded to top 3 in all categories.

Course maps are located here.

The FREE Kid’s Race is for groms 12-ish and under following the main races. The course will be staged right in front of the beach in full view. The bigger kids will get to do more laps than the little ones. Fun and prizes for all!

All racers will receive an event t-shirt, and a raffle ticket for amazing prizes. Lunch, raffle drawings and awards ceremony will take place shortly after the conclusion of the races. We’ll wrap everything up by 2:00pm.

Advance online registration will be available (and encouraged!) through Wednesday, June 10th. The online entry fee is $40. Preregistered racers may pick up their racer packets on Saturday, June 10th at Gorge Performance between 10am and 6pm.

Day-of registration is available on Sunday morning from 8:00 – 9:15. Cost is $45.

Race Schedule (subject to change, check back for updates)

8:00 – 9:30 Registration/Check-in
9:30 Skippers meeting
10:00 Race start for the 4.5 mile and 6.0. They will run concurrently, starting just a few minutes apart.
12:00 Kid’s Race
12:15 2-Mile Tour race
1:00 Red Dragon 4-man team sprints
1:30 Raffle and awards

Rental Race Boards

Gorge Performance has race and recreational boards available to rent for this event. We will deliver your board to the venue on race day unless other arrangements are made. Reservations must be made in advance. Call now for best selection! 503-246-6646.

Additional information

All racers will be required to have a USCG approved PFD. Leashes are highly recommended.

Invasive Species permits are required in Oregon. We won’t be checking, but the USCG is aware of our event and may surprise us with a social call, so let’s all be compliant. We’ll have permits for sale ($7) on site or anytime at the shop.

Registration is open! Extra bonus for signing up early…. Pre-reg’d racers will receive two raffle tickets! Woo hoo, just like that you can double your chances of winning some serious swagola.