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Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier Santa MonicaCA  90401
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier Santa MonicaCA  90401

About This Activity

The Clif Bar Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier on June 10th, 2017 is an annual all-day, family friendly celebration of decades of surf, paddleboard and lifeguard history. 

Tracing it’s roots back to the 1930’s Santa Monica Pier paddleboard races – some of the first in the world – this year’s event offers epic competition. Courses start and finish on the sand immediately south of the Pier.

Celebrating and honoring the birthplace of Southern California's iconic beach culture through competition, awareness and entertainment.

Pre-register early online for the best price.

1. Early Bird Pricing 2/1 - 3/22
2. Price increases on 3/23
3. Additional price increase on 5/15
4. Additional price increase on Race Day

To register, select one of the Main Events: SUP & Paddleboard Long Course, ELITE Long Course, 2-Mile Fun Paddle, Juniors 500M Paddle Race, Paddlecross, 1.2 Mile Ocean Swim & Splash N' Dash, Juniors 250M Swim, Lifeguard Dory Race, or Kids Beach Dash & Challenge. 

Main Event Entry Fees
SUP & Paddleboard Long Course: $40 / 45 / 50 / 55 on race day
Elite Long Course: $50 / 55 / 60 / 65 on race day
2-Mile Fun Paddle: $30 / 35 / 40 / 45 on race day
Paddlecross: $25 / 30 / 35/ 40 on race day
1.2 Mile Ocean Swim & Splash N' Dash: $35 / 40 / 45 / 50 on race day
Junior 250M Swim: $20 / 25 / 30 / 35 on race day

Lifeguard Dory Race: $20 / 25 / 30 / 35 on race day

Junior 500M Paddle: $10 / 15 / 20 / 25 on race day

Kids Beach Dash: $10.00

Add-On Events Pricing
Register online for a Main Event and you can purchase Add-On events at the below discounted prices.
Long Course - $10
2-Mile Fun Paddle - $10
Junior 500m Paddle - $10
Paddlecross - $15
1.2 Mile Ocean Swim - $15
Junior 250m Swim - $10
Dory Race - $10

Race Day Registration
Racers should leave ample time to park and check in at registration a minimum of an hour before their event start time. Day of registrations should allow at least 90 minutes to park and register.

For questions, please email info@pierpaddle.com. The Clif Bar Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier has a NO REFUND POLICY.

Visit www.pierpaddle.com for the most updated race information.

Event details and schedule

Event Schedule:

6:45 - Race Registration opens

7:45 - Hawaiian Blessing

8:00 - 1.2 Mile Ocean Swim

8:15 - Juniors 250m Swim

8:45 - Dory Race – One Mile Sprint

9:00 - Kids Beach Events Start

9:15 - Paddleboard & SUP 5.5 Long Course and Elite Race

9:25 - Paddleboard & SUP Two Mile Fun Paddle

9:30 - Museum Opens

9:30 - Splash ‘n’ Dash (Swim/Run)

10:00 - Kids ½ mile or 100 yard Bach Dash

10:00 - Volleyball Starts

11:30 - 3 Lap Dory Surf Race

12:15 - Junior 500m SUP Race

12:45 - Junior 500m Paddleboard Race

1:00 - Paddle Cross Race

7:30 - Beer Garden and Rum Lounge Close


Competitors: Mandatory pre-race briefings will be held on the sand 30 minutes prior to all paddleboard, SUP and swim races. You must have completed registration or check-in and be present in order to race.

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