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Clearwater Classic Race Weekend

4670 SUP Club Inc proudly presents the “Ocean Addicts Clearwater Classic 2019 Race weekend”. This two day event provides a time trial on Saturday afternoon on 4670 SUP Club’s Riverview Run and Clearwater Classic main distance race Sunday morning.

The Time trial event is over 3km and 4km distances on the picturesque Elliott River from Riverview to its mouth and back for Stand Up race boards (14’ and under), Stand Up all-rounder (non-race board shapes), and prone paddlers. Come and get a time of 4670 SUP CLUBs Riverview Run all-time leader board.

Sunday’s main event flatwater distance race offers short and long courses of 5km and 11km starting at Elliott Heads and travelling upstream turning large inflatable buoys and returning to the start/finish line at the mouth of the river. The main distance race provides for Stand Up race boards (14’ and under) for the long course and Stand Up race boards (14’ and under), Stand Up all-rounder (non-race board shapes), and prone paddlers on the short course.

Each competitor will receive a free race cap (trucker cap) with entry for the race weekend, it is mandatory to be worn during all races to avoid disqualification.

Divisions (including maximum numbers):

  • Age divisions determined by the age you are on 18 August 2019 e.g. if you turn 40 on 18/08/2019 you can race in 40+ or open division for distance race

  • Can register/enter one division only for distance race

  • You can paddle in Riverview Run time trial and Distance race for your entry fee but must register for both or alternatively the event you wish to paddle in.

Riverview Run time trial (50 paddlers max) Saturday 17 August 2019

  • SUP 14’ – 4km

  • SUP 12’6” – 4km

  • Prone – 4km

  • SUP all-rounder – 3km

Clearwater Classic distance race (100 paddlers max) Sunday 18 August 2019

Long Course (10-11km)

   1.  SUP 14’ and under open men

   2.  SUP 14’ and under 40+ men

   3.  SUP 14’ and under 50+ men

   4.  SUP 14’ and under open women

   5.  SUP 14’ and under 50+ women

Short Course (5-6km)

   6.  SUP 14’ and under open men

   7.  SUP 14’ and under open women

   8.  SUP all-rounder open men

   9.  SUP all-rounder 50+ men

   10. SUP all-rounder open women

   11. SUP all-rounder 50+ women

   12. Prone open men

   13. Prone open women


  • $20 early bird (prior to 09/08/2019)

  • $30 (10/08/2019 – 15/08/2019)

No beach entries will be taken and cut off for registrations will be midnight Thursday 15 August 2019 in the week leading up to the race weekend.

Cost includes access to both events over the weekend, you must complete your registration identifying which or both events you are participating in. A reserve list will be possible if event is full.

A mix of trophies/medals will be provided for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each division for the Clearwater Classic distance race.

Competitor prize will be drawn at the presentations on the beach following the main distance race on Sunday, you have to be there and claim it to win or it will be redrawn.


  • Ocean Addicts

  • Burrum Heads Hotel Motel

  • Pulse Electrical

  • Jayco Bundaberg

  • The Club Hotel

  • Coral Coast Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic

  • Charm City Carpet Care and Pest Control

  • Ross Gray Mazda

  • RIPCURL Bundaberg

  • TJM Bundaberg

  • Surfing QLD

The 4670 SUP CLUB Ocean Addicts Clearwater Classic race weekend Event Program


Riverview Run time trial

  • Saturday afternoon, 17 August 2019

Doblo Park, Riverview (main boat ramp)

Ocean Addicts Clearwater Classic flatwater distance race

  • Sunday morning, 18 August 2019

Elliott Heads foreshore, Elliott Heads (river mouth)


Event information is available on 4670 SUP CLUB INC Facebook page and Clearwater Classic event on this page.

For enquiries relating to the event message the club through the Facebook page and someone will come back to you

Check In: Tent 1 - REGISTRATION TENT (Distance Race)

  • Staff will communicate and provide map of start location for each race each day and are available on 4670 SUP CLUB INC Facebook event page.

  • Each competitor must check in to be allocated their race number and have their board measured.

  • Communication of next process - Race Safety and Course Brief.


Tent 2 – race officials start/finish (start/finish line will be mark with teardrop flags)

Safety Briefing: Attendance at the Race Safety Briefing is mandatory for all competitors in the event you are competing in on the weekend

  • Welcome to race and race course brief on paper and visually.

  • Questions answered.

  • Ensure Race # is correct, mark off names and leg ropes on.

  • SUP paddlers are to avoid contact with other paddlers, safety is highest priority

  • Count downs to start from 15min with hooter starting races

  • Race cap provided and leg ropes are mandatory for all races during the weekend (prone paddlers exempt from leg rope)

Event Schedule

Saturday 17th August 2019 – Riverview Run time trial (50 max)

  • Detailed event map can be found by clicking on this link

  • 2:30pm-3:40pm : Competitor race registration at Riverview (confirmation)

  • 3:45pm-3:55pm : Race, course and safety briefing

  • 3:55pm-4:05pm : make way to start line and prepare for start

  • 4:10pm-4:15pm : Race Start (wave start depending on numbers and boards)

  • 5:00pm : Completed time trial, chat and check out your times

Sunday 18th August 2019 – Ocean Addicts Clearwater Classic flatwater distance race (100 max)

  • Detailed event map can be found by clicking on this link

  • 0800am-0900am : Competitor race registration at Elliott Heads river mouth

  • 0900am-0915am : Race and safety briefing

  • 0930am : Race start (long course)

  • 0935am : Race start (short course)

  • 1100am-1130am : Presentations and prize giveaways on beach straight after race


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