Events of the month: September 2022


Attending a stand up paddleboarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to experience SUP as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try out new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who love the sport as much as you do. . If you’re looking for an event to attend this month, check out our list of SUP events in September below.

Quick answer:

SUP events in September 2022
  • Zavidovo SUP Challenge
  • Maldives SUP Surf Coaching Boat Tour
  • OluKai Lowcountry Boil Paddle Battle
  • Lustica Bay SUP Race
  • Portsmouth Paddle Battle
  • APP Tour London SUP Open
  • Superstar Grand Slam SUP Race
  • Paddle the Rockies SUP Race Series – Bragging Rights
  • Busan SUP Open
  • Red River Paddling Challenge
  • SUP Finger Lakes 5K
  • The paddle sports fair

A comparison

September SUP Events in 2022
Date Event Location Use Skill Admission fees Bag
03/09/2022 Zavidovo SUP Challenge Russia Race Beginner+ 2,000 to 6,000 RUR €1,500
09/10/2022 Maldives SUP Surf Coaching Boat Tour Maldives SUPSurf Beginner+ $2,750 N / A
09/10/2022 OluKai Lowcountry Boil Paddle Battle Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Race/Charity Beginner+ $25 – $125 $0
09/10/2022 Lustica Bay SUP Race Montenegro Race Beginner+ 15-60 € €2,500
09/10/2022 Portsmouth Paddle Battle Portsmouth, Virginia Race/Charity Beginner+ $10 $0
09/16/2022 APP Tour London SUP Open London, UK Race/Charity Beginner+ €10 – €600 €25,000 (world tour)
09/17/2022 Supetar Grand Slam SUP Race Supetar, Croatia Race Beginner+ 15-60 € €6,000
09/17/2022 Paddle the Rockies SUP Race Series – Bragging Rights Lakewood, Boulder, Colorado Race Beginner+ $35 $0
09/23/2022 Busan SUP Open Busan, South Korea Race/demo Beginner+ $20 – $130 To be determined
09/24/2022 Red River Paddling Challenge Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Race Beginner+ $100 $0
09/24/2022 SUP Finger Lakes 5K Columbia, Missouri Race Beginner+ $75 $0
09/28/2022 The paddle sports fair Lyon, France Living room Beginner+ To be determined N / A

September 2022 Paddle Boarding Events

Zaivdovo SUP Challenge

The Zaivdovo SUP Challenge is one of Russia’s biggest and most popular SUP races, taking place just outside of Moscow.

Learn more about this event here.

Maldives SUP Surf Coaching Boat Tour

SUP surfing in the MaldivesJoin Australian SUP champion and expert paddle trainer Beau Nixon for a fully guided SUP coaching experience aboard the Maldives’ newest luxury charter boat, Sea Pleasure. This coaching experience is ideal for intermediate to advanced SUP surfers looking to improve their SUP surfing ability in paradise. The Maldives is the perfect place to improve as the waves slowly break over deep coral reefs and allow surfers to practice their technique over and over again in mechanical type waves.

Learn more about this event here.

OluKai Lowcountry Boil Paddle Battle

Lowcountry Boiling Paddle BattleThis race will take place on Skull Creek, which separates Hilton Head Island from Pinckney Island (a National Wildlife Refuge) and the mainland. Proceeds from the Lowcountry Boil Paddle Race will benefit The Outside Foundation. The Outside Foundation’s mission is to get every kid in Beaufort County out in a kayak during their middle school years. The Outside Foundation is also involved in regular litter cleanup efforts and a unique oyster recycling program.

Learn more about this event here.

Lustica Bay SUP Race

Lustica Bay SUP RaceEnjoy a great day of racing events for paddlers of all ages in the beautiful bay of Lustica in Montenegro!

Learn more about this event here.

Portsmouth Paddle Battle

Portsmouth Paddle BattleJoin us on September 10, 2022 for the 2nd Annual Portsmouth Paddling Battle on the Elizabeth River. Participants will compete in SUP and Kayak categories depending on their age/experience level. If the feedback from 2021 riders and spectators is any guide, this year’s Portsmouth Paddle Battle will be a terrific day out on water and on land. Enjoy live music and great food and drink. And prices! We will also have special events for children. In short, there will be something for everyone. Proceeds will help Friends support the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and the Lightship Portsmouth Museum.

Learn more about this event here.

APP Tour London SUP Open

APP London SUP OpenThe London SUP Open kicks off on Wednesday September 14 with the Nautical Mile, which will see corporate teams compete in a relay race for a chance to win the Nautical Mile Cup. The professional races will start on Saturday 17 afternoon. There will also be open races and team races if visitors want to compete. On Sunday, the pros will take part in the iconic journey down the Thames in a 15km race. Then all paddle enthusiasts are invited to get in the water for the Paddle for the Oceans challenge, with 50% of the proceeds going to ocean-related charities.

Learn more about this event here.

Supetar Grand Slam SUP Race

Supetar SUP RaceThis month, Supetar will host an international SUP EUROTOUR race for the first time. The best paddlers in Europe will compete in Supetar, Croatia for a cash prize. The SUP race will take place on September 17 on the beach in Acapulco and the whole weekend will be dedicated to promoting water sports.

Learn more about this event here.

Paddle the Rockies SUP Race Series – Bragging Rights

Paddle the Rockies to bragCompete against yourself and the best paddlers in Colorado in our Paddle the Rockies races. Join us for an elite 2 mile and 4 mile run. These races are perfect events to meet other paddling enthusiasts and push your skills to the next level.

Learn more about this event here.

Busan SUP Open

APP BusanWelcome to our inaugural K-APP race, held at beautiful Gwangalli Beach in Busan, Korea. Gwangalli Beach provides the perfect backdrop and arena not only for the APP World Tour competition, but also a safe and controlled environment for mass participation at all levels in our Busan City Paddle Festival. The Busan SUP Open will be rooted in our World Championship competition, which will see our professional athletes compete in sprint and distance races at Gwangalli Beach Bay, which will also include amateur and youth sprints for all age groups and all abilities.

Learn more about this event here.

Red River Paddling Challenge

Red River ChallengeThe Red River Paddle Challenge is a 44 kilometer (~27 mile) long distance paddling race on the Red River beginning in Winnipeg, Manitoba and ending downstream in Lockport, Manitoba. We accommodate all types of paddle craft including kayaks, canoes, surf skis, canoes, stand up paddle boards, voyageur canoes or other watercraft.

Learn more about this event here.

SUP Finger Lakes 5K

Finger Lakes 5KThe race begins and ends at Finger Lakes State Park Beach. It is a course in calm water with a few buoys. The top male and female winners in the inflatable and rigid board division will receive a $300 gift certificate to a local adventure supply store. Details to come soon!

Learn more about this event here.

The paddle sports fair

Paddle Sport FairThe Paddle Sports Show in Lyon, France attracts buyers from specialist shops, buying centres, rental stations and outfitters across Europe and around the world. The show features over 150 apparel, boat, board and accessory stalls and a full range of special events including conferences and summits, paddle sports product of the year awards, film festivals, races and demonstrations on the water. Expected buyer and exhibitor attendance exceeds 2,500 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media per show. Paddle Sports Show is a COMMERCIAL EVENT ONLY and is not open to the public.

Learn more about this event here.

Don’t see an event listed here for September? Be sure to submit it to our events calendar here.

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