FAQ

How do I register for the series?

Below are the links to each race. Go to each individual race and register with promo code=NESUP (this is $20 off each race).

North Shore SUP CUP

Paddle for Plummer

Misery Challenge

Cape Ann SUPah Bowl

A reminder: you are required to choose the same board class for each race to be eligible for Series points, cash & prizes.

Is there a discount for participating in the series?

YES! For participating in at least 3 of the 4 races we’d like to offer you $20 off per
race. Please use promo code: NESUP when registering for each of the races.

What do I get for participating in the series?

Series swag will be awarded to each individual in the series. You must complete 3 of the 4 races to be awarded Series points, prizes or swag.

What is the cash purse?

The amount is to be determined. Cash prizes will be allocated to the top 3 male (14′) class and top 3 female (12.6′) class. Cash prizes will be awarded at the Cape Ann SUPah bowl.

What are the prizes?

Prizes will be awarded to the following: Top 3 Male 12’6 amateur, Top 3 Female 12’6 amatuer, Top Male (Under 12′ board), Top Female (Under 12′ board)  All Series cash and prizes will be distributed at the award ceremony which will be held at the Cape Ann SUPah Bowl which is the 4th and final race of the series.

Can I switch board classes depending on the race?

NO! Whatever class you choose to race in, you must stay within that board class
for all of the SUP races.

How does scoring work?

Series scoring will soon be announced.

What is a throw away race?

If you’re ALL IN and register for all 4 races, you’ll have the opportunity for what we are calling a “throw away race”. Meaning, your 3 best races will be used for series scoring. This is a great opportunity for those that participate in all races to utilize your best races and toss out your worst or lowest ranking race.

Have a question about the Series or Sponsorship?

Please email us at ‘supsummahseries@gmail.com’ and one of the Race Directors will contact you.

Is this series for elite racers only?

No, the SUP series has different board classes and categories to encourage everyone to participate in as many races as possible. Elite paddlers will participate in either the 14′ Male Class or 12’6 Female Class.

I've just started racing is this something I can do?

Yes absolutely! Make sure to read through the different race descriptions so you have an idea of what mileage and what kind of course is being offered. All races offer plenty of safety support including local harbormasters, stationed safety boats, volunteer kayaks and more.