is a series of four WPA sanctioned stand up paddleboard & prone race events that will take place in New Jersey during the spring / summer 2017 SUP & prone race season. The Garden State Paddle Series was founded to promote the sport of SUP and Prone racing for all levels and ages in the state of New Jersey. The races that will take part in this year's Garden State Paddle Series are as follows:

RACE - 1: 06-17-2017 Shore Paddle 2017, Oceanport, NJ, Rescheduled

RACE - 2: 05-20-2017 Treasure Island Pirate Paddle III, Riverfront Park, Point Pleasant, NJ 

RACE - 3: 07-23-2017 Fish Alley Paddle Fest, Sea Isle City, NJ

RACE - 4: 07-29-2017 What SUP, A Paddleboard Race on the Navasink River, Victory Park, Rumson, NJ

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Erik Kaufman and Stephanie Shideler, 2017 Treasure Island Pirate Paddle III

image by Patricia Burke Photography


Treasure Island Pirate Paddle III, Saturday, May 20, 2017

Riverfront Park, Point Pleasant, NJ

Treasure Island Pirate Paddle III is a stand up paddle board & prone race on the Manasquan River that launches from Treasure Island. It features several races, a 7-mile elite race, a 3-mile recreational race, and a kids race. Now in its third year, last year's race attracted close to 200 participants from 11 states. Net proceeds will be donated to benefit the St. Peter School, a local K-8 school.


Shore Paddle 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017


Oceanport, NJ

Shrewsbury River Sailing & Yacht Club. This event features a 5-mile elite race, a 2-mile fun paddle, and a 1/2-mile kids race. All proceeds benefit Clean Ocean Action.



What SUP, A Paddleboard Race on the Navasink River

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Victory Park, Rumson, NJ

This event features a 5-mile elite race and a 1-mile fun paddle. The proceeds benefit the Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center.


Fish Alley Paddle Fest 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sea Isle City, NJ

This is an 8-mile buoy style ocean race event off the beach. This event is for all paddlecraft, SUP, prone, kayak, waveski, & SUPsquatch. There will also be shorter kids and family races


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