Upcoming Events


The 2020 SUPSA Calendar has been loaded on the website. Make sure you do not miss out on any of these events. SUPSA is hosting the first Sanctioned event on 1 March 2020 in Cape Town. The SUPSA Century City SUP & Paddleboard Challenge 2020 will take place at Century City, with a 7 am registration and 8.30 am race start. More details will follow – please register before 23 February 2020. You can register here and continue with your payment with the Quicket link. All SUPSA hosted event fees will be divided between SUP Development (50%) and Fundraising for the SA Team for Worlds (50%). 

It is important to note that all SUPSA Sanctioned races requires all racers to wear a SAMSA approved life jacket. This life jacket must be “fit-for-use” and meet the requirements of SAMSARead more, here.
Prone athletes do not have to wear a life jacket, but leashes are required.

 More Upcoming Events 

SUP The Crossing Best conditions are chosen within a window period between Saturday the 22nd February to Sunday the 15th March 2020. All weekend days will be possible days choosing the best weather conditions forecast by the safety officers. Make sure you do not miss out on this incredible paddle from Small Bay to Robben Island.
The High Altitude Surf Ski Championship 2020 The HASSC is taking place on the Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg on 14 March 2020. Speed boats whizzing around, surf ski’s cutting through the waves and SUP’s strong and steady making their way past it all. A fun Johannesburg event!

Paddle For The Paw A fun charity race to take part in. 14 March 2020 at the V&A Waterfront with SUP Cape Town. Bring your boards, swimsuit and pet food (for a raffle ticket) and enjoy the water with family and friends.

Pili Pili Family Fun SUP Race Pili Pili always brings people together on the water. Join us for the Pili Pili Family Fun SUP race on 28 March 2020.

SA Championships in Port Alfred SAVE THIS DATE!
The SA SUP & Paddleboard Championships will take place in Port Alfred this year. It will take part of the Port Alfred Amanzi Festival. The SUP & Paddleboard Championship will start on the 17th of April with distance races and sprints for both SUPs and Paddleboards and continue with the SUP surf event on the 18th & 19th of April 2020.

The Freedom Paddle Celebrate the freedom of surf ski paddling by taking on the challenge of racing around South Africa’s Symbol of Freedom – Robben Island. The Freedom Paddle is a 27km race / paddle from Oceana Power Boat Club around Robben Island and back. On the 27th April 2020, Freedom Day, line up and be a part of a race around one of the most iconic islands in the world. A great surf ski event inviting SUPs and Prone boards to take on the challenge.


Extra Important Events 

2019 Annual Prize-giving and SA Squad Announcement
We have a great deal to celebrate for all that happened in 2019. Join us at the 2019 Annual Prize Giving on 1 March 2020, 1.00 pm, after the SUPSA Century City SUP & Paddleboard Challenge. Make sure you send in your nomination for the President’s Achievement Award to supsapresident@gmail.com . Final details will be sent to you throughout this week. The SA Squad (athletes, Team Manager and Team Coach) will also be announced at the Prize-giving. If you are interested in applying for either the Team Manager or Team Coach job, please send your name, surname and motivation to supsapresident@gmail.com .

and last but not least…

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Monday, 2 March 2020 at the V&A Waterfront at 7.00 pm. The specific location will be communicated to you by email. Please RSVP, here with the names, surnames and email addresses of the attendees.