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Welcome to the Southeast USA
Paddle Race Directory

This is a list of (most) all paddle races in the Southeast USA

If you would like to contribute to this list please email Robertnorman142@yahoo.com

If youre interested in training towards one of the following races check out our Training Plans and Online Paddle School Curriculum 

JANUARY

1/6 - Jupiter Florida

Blueline Surf & Paddle's Winter Series Event 1

Courses: 4.6 miles/3 miles/ 1 mile

https://www.bluelinesurf.com/winterseries.html

 

1/10 Fort Lauderdale Beach Florida

21st Annual Gene Bergman Ski and Row

Courses: 10 miles

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064282285891...

 

1/13 Nobleton Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association Silver Lake Exploration

Courses: 13 miles/6.5 miles

Robertnorman142@yahoo.com

 

1/20 Palm Bay Florida

Paddle Sports League SUP Games #1

(SUP Only)

Courses: Technical 800 Meter 

https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

1/20 Hollywood Florida

Synergy Series Dragon Boat Racing Festival

Courses: 500 Meters

https://soarteam.com/

 

1/21 Palm Bay Florida

Paddle Sports League Winter Challenge

Courses: 10 miles/ 10k / 5k

https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/winterchallenge.html

FEBRUARY

2/3 Hernando Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

K2N Blueberry Slide

Courses: 6.6 miles/11.3 miles

Robertnorman142@yahoo.com

 

2/3 Palm Bay Florida

Paddle Sports League SUP Games #2

(SUP Only)

Courses: Technical 800 Meter 

https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

2/10 Weeki Wachee Florida

Florida Competition Paddles Association

Weeki Wachee River

Courses: 6 miles / 10 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

 

2/10 Tampa Florida

Mad Paddler Rally

Courses: 7.3 miles

https://facebook.com/events/s/mad-paddlers-73-mile-rally-sat/562236176068489/

 

2/10 Jupiter Florida

Blueline Surf & Paddle's Winter Series Event 2

Courses: 4.6 miles/3 miles/ 1 mile

https://www.bluelinesurf.com/winterseries.html

 

2/10 Mooresville North Carolina

Super Chlll Paddle 'n Plunge for a Purpose

Courses: 8.5 miles/ 5 miles/ 2 miles

https://paddleguru.com/.../SuperChlllPaddlenPlungeforaPur...

 

2/24 St. Petersburg Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

Crisp Park Event and BBQ

Courses: 11 miles/ 6 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

 

2/24 Fairhope Alabama

Damn the Torpedoes

Courses: 3 miles / 1.5 miles / 200m

https://paddleguru.com/.../DamntheTorpedoesTechnicalSUPKa...

APRIL

4/6 Ft Myers Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

Manatee Run

Courses: 10 miles/ 4 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

4/6 Blountsville Alabama

Locust Fork Races

Courses: ?

https://alabamacupraces.com/

4/13 Clermont Florida

Clermont Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 350 meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/.../clermont-waterfront.../

 

4/13 Palm Bay Florida

Paddle Sports League SUP Games #4

(SUP Only)

Courses: Technical 800 Meter 

https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

4/13 West Monroe Louisiana

Ouachita 49er

Courses: 49 miles

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004885788818...

 

4/13-4/14  Ft. Desoto Florida

Skyway Outrigger Challenge

Courses: 8 miles OC6 Saturday Small Boats Sunday

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100083527862384...

 

4/20 Bronson Florida

Wild Hog Canoe Race

Course: 8.5 miles

https://www.wildhogcanoerace.com/

 

4/20+21 Orange Beach Alabama

Paddle at Skull Harbor 2024

Courses: 13.5 Miles/ 5 miles / 3.5 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/PaddleatSkullHarbor2024

 

4/20 Butches Road South Carolina

Hunting Island Spring Paddlefest 2024

Courses: 6.3 miles/ 3.3 miles

https://paddleguru.com/.../HuntingIslandSpringPaddlefest2024

4/21 Sarasota Florida

Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 200m/500m/2000m

https://mldb.gwnevents.com/sarasota

 

4/27 Dunnellon Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

Rainbow River Race

Courses: 12 miles/6.5 miles

Robertnorman142@yahoo.com

 

4/27 Tampa Florida

Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 500 meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

4/27 Wrightsville Beach North Carolina

Carolina Cup 2024

Courses: 13 miles/ 10k / 5k

https://paddleguru.com/races/CarolinaCup2024

4/27 Tazewell Tennessee

Powel River Regatta 

Courses: 12 miles https://www.powellriverblueway.org/registration

 

4/27 Meridian Mississippi

State Games of Mississippi

Courses: 6 miles / 3 miles

https://time2run.raceentry.com/state.../race-information...

 

4/27 Miami Florida

Black Belt Paddler Challenge

Courses: 12 miles / 7 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/BlackBeltPaddlerChallenge

MAY

5/4 Sarasota Florida

SUP n Run

Courses: 5k

https://www.paddlesignup.com/Race/FL/Sarasota/SUPRUN5K

 

5/4 South Mills North Carolina

Paddle for the Border

Courses: 7.5 Miles

https://www.cityofchesapeake.net/753/Paddle-for-the-Border

 

5/4 Tampa Florida

Urban Kai Paddle Invasion 2024

Courses: 6 miles/2 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/UrbanKaiPaddleInvasion2024

 

5/4 Waynesboro Mississippi

Chickaswahay Downriver

Courses: 22 Miles

TBD

5/4 Sanford Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

Wekiva River Race

Courses: 12 miles/ 5 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

 

5/4 Charleston South Carolina

Charleston Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 400 meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

5/4 Chattanooga Tennessee

Nooga Loop

Courses: 13 miles/ 6.5 miles (?)

NoogaLoop@gmail.com

 

5/11 Palm Bay Florida

Paddle Sports League SUP Games #5

(SUP Only)

Courses: Technical 800 Meter

https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

5/11 Griffs Fish Camp Georgia

Suwannee 230

Courses: 230 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/SuwanneeRiver2302024

 

5/11 Charlotte North Carolina

Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 400 meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

5/18 Tallahassee Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

Wakulla River Race

Courses: 12.6 miles/ 6 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

 

5/18 Navarre Beach Florida

3rd Annual Navarre Paddle Classic 2024

Courses: TBD on 12/16/23

https://paddleguru.com/.../3rdAnnualNavarrePaddleClassic2024

 

5/18 Stuart Florida

Race the Tide - 25 mile Paddle Relay Race

Courses: 25 miles

https://paddleguru.com/.../RacetheTide25milePaddleRelayRace

 

5/18 Leesburg Florida

Leesburg Ski Beach Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 400 meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

5/18 Tega Cay South Carolina

Goat Boater

Courses: 6 Miles

https://paddleguru.com/.../GoatBoater250MSprintClassic518...

 

5/25 Hobe Sound Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

19th Great Loxahatchee River Race

Courses: 10 miles/ 5 miles / 1 mile

https://www.loxriverrace.com/

MARCH

3/2 Fort Desoto Florida

Watertribe Everglades Challenge

Courses: Roughly 300 Nautical Miles

https://www.watertribe.com/events/evergladeschallenge/

 

3/2 Palm Bay Florida

Paddle Sports League SUP Games #3

(SUP Only)

Courses: Technical 800 Meter 

https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

3/2 Blountsville Alabama

Locust Fork Races

Courses: ?

https://alabamacupraces.com/

3/4 Marathon Keys Florida

Inaugural Lucky 7 Bridge Challenge

Courses: 7 miles

https://facebook.com/events/s/inaugural-lucky-7-bridge-chall/1143808463261956/

 

3/9 Jupiter Florida

Blueline Surf & Paddle's Winter Series Event 3

Courses: 4.6 miles/3 miles/ 1 mile

https://www.bluelinesurf.com/winterseries.html

 

3/10 Jacksonville Florida

Pottsburg Distance Classic

Courses 13.1 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/PottsburgDistanceClassic24

 

3/16 New Port Richey Florida

Pan Am - Chasco Fiesta Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 400 meters

https://chascofiesta.com/

 

3/16 Tampa Florida

Florida Competition Paddlers Association

Great Pickle Race

Courses: 11.4 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

 

3/23 Ft. Pierce Florida

Treasure Coast Battle Paddle 2024

Courses: 10k/5k/1mile

https://paddleguru.com/races/TreasureCoastPaddleBattle2024

 

3/23 Inverness Florida

Inverness Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 300 meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/.../inverness-dragon.../

 

3/23 Ocean Springs Mississippi

Battle on the Bayou

Courses: 8.5 miles

https://www.facebook.com/wayne.berry.710?mibextid=eHce3h

3/23 Hollywood Florida

Synergy Series Dragon Boat Racing Festival

Courses: 500 Meters

https://soarteam.com/

JUNE

6/1 Palm Bay Florida Paddle Sports League SUP Games #6 (SUP Only) Courses: Technical 800 Meter Course https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

6/8 Chesnee South Carolina

Lake Blalock Paddle Blast 2024

Courses: 3 and 6 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/LakeBlalockPaddleBlast2024

6/14-15 Middleboro Florida

Sunshine State Games: Sprints & Marathon

Courses: ?

CanoeChamp@AOL.com

 

6/15 Tallahassee Florida

Wacissa River Event

Courses: 11 miles/6 miles

Equibelle12@gmail.com

6/22 Bimini Bahamas

Crossing for a Cure

Courses: 80 miles

https://www.crossingforcysticfibrosis.com/

 

6/22 Fernandina Beach Florida

Cross The Line Paddle For Veterans 2024

Courses: 9-10 miles

https://paddleguru.com/.../CrossTheLinePaddleForVeterans2024

 

6/27 Jensen Beach Florida

Flying Fish Paddle Challenge

Courses: 7 mile sit down / 6 mile+3mile SUP

https://www.facebook.com/kelly.hiltongreen?mibextid=ZbWKwL

JULY

7/6 Palm Bay Florida Paddle Sports League SUP Games #7 (SUP Only) Courses: Technical 800 Meter Course https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

7/20 Key West Florida

Hemingway 5K Sunset Run & Paddleboard Race

Course: 5km

https://www.paddlesignup.com/Race/FL/KeyWest/Hemingway5KSunsetRunPaddleboardRace

7/23 Salisbury North Carolina

Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 300 Meters

https://rowanchamberdragonboat.org/

AUGUST

8/3 Palm Bay Florida Paddle Sports League SUP Games #8 (SUP Only) Courses: Technical 800 Meter Course https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

8/10 Oriental North Carolina

Oriental Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: ?

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

8/17 Gadsden Albama

Habitat for Humanity Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: ?

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

8/17 Suwanne River State Park Florida

Mere Mortals II

Courses: 12 miles/ 6 miles/ 3 miles

William.schaet@gmail.com

OCTOBER

10/5 Palm Bay Florida Paddle Sports League SUP Games #10 (SUP Only) Courses: Technical 800 Meter Course https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

10/5 Marion North Carolina

Lake James Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 250 Meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/.../lake-james-dragon.../

 

10/12 Rum Island Park Florida

Santa Fe River Event

Courses: 12 miles/ 6 miles

P8owen@yahoo.com

10/12 Orlando Florida

Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 200m/500m/2000m

https://mldb.gwnevents.com/orlando

10/19 Dania Beach Florida

East Coast Surfski Championship

Courses: 12 Mile/4 Mile

https://www.facebook.com/eastcoastoceanchampionships

10/19 Tybee Island

Autumn Marsh Challenge 2024

Courses: 3 and 6 miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/AutumnMarshChallenge2024

 

10/19 Dania Beach Florida

East Coast Surfski Championship

Courses: 12 Mile/4 Mile

https://www.facebook.com/eastcoastoceanchampionships

10/26 Miami Florida

Miami International Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 200m/500m/2000m

https://mldb.gwnevents.com/miami

 

10/26 Chattanooga Tennessee

Chattajack 31

Courses: 31 Miles

https://www.chattajack.com/

10/26 Miami Florida

Miami International Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 200m/500m/2000m

https://mldb.gwnevents.com/miami

NOVEMBER

11/2 Palatka Florida

Paddle to the Damn Dam

Courses: 10 miles/5 miles

Mark.c.nye@comcast.net

 

11/2 Hernando Florida

Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 300 Meters

Citruseducation.org/dragonboat

 

11/2-3 Miami Florida

Nish Outrigger Challenge OC6 then Small Boats

Courses: 8 miles

https://www.facebook.com/nishoutriggerchallenge?mibextid=eHce3h

11/19-11/24 Sarasota Florida

2024 ICF SUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Courses: 200m/800m/10-15km

https://paddleguru.com/races/2024ICFSUPWORLDCHAMPIONSHIP

SEPTEMBER

9/7 Palm Bay Florida Paddle Sports League SUP Games #9 (SUP Only) Courses: Technical 800 Meter Course https://www.paddlesportsleague.com/thesupgames.html

 

9/7-8 Hilton Head South Carolina

Olukai Low Country Boil Paddle Battle

Courses: 10 miles/ 10k / 5k Day 2 Springs

https://paddleguru.com/.../OluKaiLowcountryBoilPaddleBattle

 

9/14 High Point North Carolina

High Point Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: ?

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

9/17 Cedar Island North Carolina

WaterTribe NC Ultra Marathon Challenge

Courses: 96 miles

https://www.watertribe.com/.../NorthCarolina.../Default.aspx

9/21 Macon Georgia

Heart of Georgia Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: ?

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

9/21 Monroe City Florida

Ocklawaha/Gores Landing

Courses: 10 miles/ 5 miles

Mark.c.nye@comcast.net

 

9/21 Jake's on The Lake Alabama

2024 Great Alabama 650

Courses: 650 Miles

https://paddleguru.com/races/2024GreatAlabama650

 

9/21Hollywood Florida

Synergy Series Dragon Boat Racing Festival

Courses: 500 Meters

https://soarteam.com/

9/28 Peachtree City

Peachtree City Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: ?

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/race-calendar/

 

9/28 Raleigh North Carolina

Greater Triangle Dragon Boat Festival

Courses: 300 Meters

https://www.panamdragonboat.com/.../greater-triangle.../

9/28 Rockwood Tennessee

Thief Neck Island Paddle Quest

Courses: 18 miles/ 9 miles/ 3 miles

https://facebook.com/events/s/thief-neck-island-paddle-quest/1087740775749953/

9/28 Key West Florida

Key West Paddle Classic

Courses: 11 miles /Solo + Relay

https://www.facebook.com/share/p/U1znvesuTvW2fGAN/?mibextid=qi2Omg

DECEMBER

12/7 Silver Springs Florida

Silver River Race

Courses: 9.5 miles/5 miles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FCPAcanoe/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBT

 

12/7 Hollywood Florida

Synergy Series Dragon Boat Racing Festival

Courses: 500 Meters

https://soarteam.com/

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