When & Where
North Tahoe Paddle Events, inc
This years Quiksilver Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle festival races are Sanctioned by the WPA (World Paddle Association). You don't have to be a WPA member to compete. Only WPA members acquire points. If your interested in becoming a member go to www.worldpaddleassociation.com for more info. WPA & LTPA members get a $10.00 off entry fees. Must show proof of membership at sign in.
The Ta-Hoe Nalu SUP Experience are events that invite the public to learn how to paddle by introducing the individual to the world of stand up paddling by offering equipment, guidance, and instruction by qualified SUP athletes.
The Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Events have always bee fun race venues for all levels of ability, age and gender. It has been about people having fun while enjoying the eco-friendly, healthy sport of paddling. As the events have evolved, we have seen the competitive races becoming the focal point of the events and sometimes spectators who are drawn to these events have been intimidated from trying the sport because of the competitive nature. Ta-Hoe Nalu wants to embrace yu and invite all to experience and learn from some of the best SUP athletes in the industry today as well as showcasing the participating SUP manufacture's product to the public.
We at Ta-Hoe Nalu do not want to lose site of the FUN, FAMILY, FRIENDS & ALOHA spirit these events have produced in the past and want to ensure that the public is welcome and encouraged.
The Ta-Hoe Nalu SUP Experience allows individuals to become part of this exciting sport. A fee of $30.00 includes a demo board, paddle, instruction, a guided tour, event T-shirt and a lunch ticket. Come join our family and experience the joys, benefits and pure pleasure of Stand Up Paddling. Aloha!
WPA Sanctioned Races: There are 2 races at this years Ta-Hoe Nalu that are WPA Sanction events in NorCal/Tahoe Division 2 to acquirer points. The 14' class Elite Race and the 10mile distance race: stock, 14' and unlimited SUP men and women. Junior class 16 and under stock class only and 50+ 14' class only. You must be a member of the WPA to gain point. You don't have to be a member to paddle in the race.
You can become a WPA member by clicking on www.worldpaddleassociation.com/membership/ and sign up. You also get $10 off any race except the Elite Race by typing in WPA in the discount code area when you register online.