May 07, 2019 | By Mike Galvin


SUPWA is the State Association for Stand Up Paddle in Western Australia.  Be part of a fantastic community of paddlers that are keen to share ideas, try gear and have fun!

Member benefits are:

  1. Personal accident insurance
  2. Discounted entry fees to events
  3. Highly collectible SUPWA sticker
  4. SUPWA/SWA discount card for retail discounts.
  5. Eligible to enter SUP State and National events.

SUPWA organize Super Pod demo days – BBQ fun days to get the family down and try different boards.  And they run 5 major events over the year:

  1. The Bridge the Bank Teams Challenge – a Mixed teams relay race over 15km
  2. The SUP5000 – a sprint series over 2000m, 1500m, 1000m and 500m over a flat water course
  3. The Starboard Black Blade State SUP Sprint Championships – a flat-water sprint championship held on at Champion Lakes Rowing Centre over 200m, 500m and 2000m
  4. The King of the Cut State SUP Downwinder Championships – held offshore from Dawesville Cut to Singleton Beach over 20km
  5. The Flat-water Marathon State SUP Championships – held on the upper Swan River over 10km and 20km

SUPWA are also involved with Surfing WA to run the Surf series. This is a 3 event series for SUP surfing and Technical Racing.

SUPWA further assists in supporting local events that have SUP races incorporated:

  1. The Mandurah Duel
  2. The Avon Challenge
  3. The Classic Paddle
  4. The Bay 2 Beach
  5. The Whalebone
  6. The Cott to Swanbourne Race

Join and find out more information from the SUPWA website here.

Stand Up Surf Shop are proud supporters and sponsors of SUPWA.