Schedule of Events

Please note that the following schedule is subject to change.  However, the races scheduled are firm. Click here to download a copy of the schedule.

Please arrive an hour prior to scheduled race time!
Registration is open from 7:00-9:15AM on Saturday.

Friday, April 19th
3:00-7:00PM   Vendor Setup

5:00-7:00PM    Pre-Registration

Saturday, April 20th
7:00-9:00AM   Vendor Setup, Registration Opens

8:30AM    Volunteer and Organizing Committee Safety Talk

9:00-9:30AM   Opening Ceremony!
Participant Safety, Course Layout, and Rules Talk, National Anthem at Pavilion

10:00AM   Inner-harbor Distance Race: 10K (4 – 2500m laps)
10k inner-harbor race and a simultaneous 5k for novice and beginners – for all classes of craft. The 10k race is a points race.

Category Time
W SPRINT KAYAKM SPRINT KAYAK

W SPRINT CANOE

M SPRINT CANOE

W SUP

M SUP

OUTRIGGER

OTHER

NOVICE

M PARACANOE

W PARACANOE

10:00 AM
(MASS START)

 11:30AM   Lunch

12:00PM   Demo: Ship to Shore will be show casing the Folbot.  Come see how easily the Folbot can be assembled.  http://www.folbot.com

12:30PM Demonstration: Experience a Paddle Board Sprint!

1:00PM   200 Meter Sprint
For each individual class. Athletes can compete in more than one class of craft. Points will be given for these sprint events, and will be combined with Sunday’s race to determine the overall point winner male and female athlete of the 2013 Paddlers Cup.

Race # Category Time
2 OC6 13:00
3 OTHER & NOVICE 13:10
4 W SUP 13:15
5 M/W PARA (KAYAK) 13:20
6 M  SUP 13:40
7 OC1/PARA V1/OC2 13:45
8 W SPRINT CANOE (BANTAMS/NOVICE) 13:55
9 M SPRINT KAYAK (BANTAMS/NOVICE) 14:00
10 W SPRINT CANOE (OPEN) 14:05
11 M SPRINT KAYAK (OPEN) 14:10
12 M SPRINT CANOE (BANTAM/NOVICE) 14:15
13 W SPRINT KAYAK (BANTAM/NOVICE) 14:20
14 M SPRINT CANOE (OPEN) 14:25
15 W SPRINT KAYAK (OPEN) 14:30

 2:40PM    Demonstration: Harbor WildWatch presents Beach Etiquette

http://www.harborwildwatch.org/resources/beach-etiquette/

3:30PM    Award Ceremony for the winners of the 5K and 10K race

Sunday, April 21st
8:00AM    Vendor Arrival, Participant Check-in

8:00AM     Registration

8:30AM    Course layout, Safety information at Pavilion

10:00AM    Knock Off 100-Meter Race for every discipline:
We will eliminate 25% on each 100. Athletes can compete in more than one class of craft. Points will be given for these sprint events, and will be combined with Saturday’s race to determine the overall point winner male and female athlete of the 2013 Paddlers Cup.

Race # Category Time
1 W SPRINT KAYAK – all divisions 10:00
2 W SPRINT CANOE – all divisions 10:20
3 M SPRINT KAYAK – all divisions 10:40
4 M SPRINT CANOE – all divisions 11:00
5 W SUP – all divisions 11:20
6 PARA/NOVICE/OTHER 11:40
7 M SUP – all divisions 12:00
8 OC1/PARA/V1/OC2 12:20
9 OC6 13:00

12:30PM   Lunch

1:30PM   Demonstration from Lee’s Yoga Instructor

2:00PM   Relay Races

200 meter multi-discipline relay – teams will be selected by officials.  Please register on Saturday to participate in the relay race.

3:00PM     Demo: Gig Harbor Fly Shop

3:30PM      Awards Presentation in Pavilion
Award Ceremony for 200 meter sprint and 100 meter knockoff, Paddlers Cup award for top male and female athletes of the point races, and recognition for winners of the relay race.

4:00PM      Vendor Breakdown and Checkout