DRAGON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
BARBADOS, 28 - 30 OCTOBER 2017
Are you ready to rally the troops and ENTER NOW?!
Enter now for the Dragon Run, a 9km Downwind race open to both Dragon teams and individual Paddlers!
Unlike any SUP event
Mixing fast, fun racing with a party vibe like no other, this is the first ever SUP team racing World Championships.
Taking place in Carlisle Bay, Barbados on 28-30 October.
Each race will vary in length and format, designed to not only test speed and power, but team camaraderie, coordination and determination!
No matter what your ability – this event is for you!
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Draft event itinerary
*Please note this is an example itinerary only, dates and times will remain the same, but the event structure is subject to change.
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$6,000 USD prize purse for the Dragon World Championships confirmed! The event will be the first of its kind and the first ever dedicated, global team race event. Taking place in Carlisle Bay, Barbados on 28th – 30th October 2017 the inaugural competition will see teams of all abilities, from all over the world battling it out to be crowned the victors.
The 2017 North America Paddlefest party kicked off in style with the Red Dragon inflatable SUP races on Friday as part of the Dragon World Series. The paddlers competed in choppy conditions which saw the rules being downgraded to allow kneeling.
The Red Dragon made an appearance at the SUP Festival in Latvia last week. With seven teams participating all completed two laps of a 7km course. With the final two teams battling it out in a head to head sprint to be crowned champion! It was team Gain Fast who conquered and came out victorious!
The beautiful coast of Cambrils, Spain hosted an epic Dragon World Series Event. With 11 teams turning out in full force to conquer the new team sport, the energy from participants and spectators were high.
The Red Dragon was unleashed in Latvia at the Play Ground Festival; a gigantic playground created to suit all ages! The event took place over 3 days and saw 20 teams tackle the Dragon as 2000-3000 more tried Red Paddle Co boards!
The countdown has officially begun. There is now just 99 days until the Red Paddle Co Dragon World Championships, the first ever dedicated team global race event. Set to take place in the idyllic setting of Carlisle Bay in Barbados on 28th - 30th October 2017, it will be an event you do not want to miss! To celebrate the start of their 99 days countdown, we are giving teams a chance to win their flights for free if they enter before the 14th August.
For the first time ever, Red Paddle Co Racing are inviting paddle boarders from all over the world to come together and compete in the inaugural Dragon World Series. Regional events will see teams of four battling it out across the globe, granting anyone who competes instant qualification to the Dragon World Championships.
The Japanese Dragon Series is in full swing as part of the Dragon World Series.
Since February Japan has hosted a series of events from the Hiroshima Etajma Dragon Race to the Kanagawa Fujisawa SUP Club Challenge in Shonan. Each event gets us closer to September where the champion team of the Japanese Dragon Series will be revealed. With only three events to go lets recap on some of the epic races so far...