Competitor Classes

Updated 5/28/2019

The board lengths for the classes establish the maximum length of the board. A competitor is welcome to use a board shorter in length.

Downwind Race

Double Down Women – 14’0
Double Down Men – 14’0
14′ Open Men 15-17 (JRs)
Open Men 18 – 39
Open Men 40 – 49
Open Men 50+
Open Men 60+
Open Women 18 – 39
Open Women 40 – 49
Open Women 50+
Open Women 60+
12’6 Open Boys 12-14 (Groms), 12’6
Open Men 15-17 (JRs)
Open Men 18 – 39
Open Men 40 – 49
Open Men 50+
Open Men 60+
Open Girls 12-14 (Groms), 12’6
Open Women 15-17 (JRs)
Open Women 18 – 39
Open Women 40 – 49
Open Women 50+
Open Women 60+
Surfboard Open Men 15-17 (JRs)
 (round nosed board 12’1″ or less) Open Men 18 – 39
Open Men 40 – 49
Open Men 50+
Open Men 60+
Open Women 15-17 (JRs)
Open Women 18 – 39
Open Women 40 – 49
Open Women 50+
Open Women 60+
Unlimited SUP Men (all ages)
Prone Men (all ages)
OC-1 Men (all ages)
OC-2 Men (all ages)
Surfski Men (all ages)
Foiling SUP Men (all ages)
Unlimited SUP Women (all ages)
Prone Women (all ages)
OC-1 Women (all ages)
OC-2 Women (all ages)
Surfski Women (all ages)
Foiling SUP Women (all ages)

Course Race

Elite Women – 14’0
Elite Men – 14’0
14′ Open Men 15-17 (JRs)
Open Men 18 – 39
Open Men 40 – 49
Open Men 50+
Open Men 60+
Open Women 18 – 39
Open Women 40 – 49
Open Women 50+
Open Women 60+
12’6 Open Boys 11 and under (Super Groms), 12’6
Open Boys 12-14 (Groms), 12’6
Open Men 15-17 (JRs)
Open Men 18 – 39
Open Men 40 – 49
Open Men 50+
Open Men 60+
Open Girls 11 and under (Super Groms), 12’6
Open Girls 12-14 (Groms) , 12’6
Open Women 15-17 (JRs)
Open Women 18 – 39
Open Women 40 – 49
Open Women 50+
Open Women 60+

4 thoughts on “Competitor Classes

  1. Anonymous

    Yes, we will have a Foiling SUP division this year. Most likely as part of the Open Class, with a separate start.

  2. Zane Kekoa Scheitzer

    Aloha all!

    Really looking forward to get back to the Gorge this year! Always a favorite trip when I have the pleasure of attending!

    Is there no plans to run an official Hydrofoil division in this years Gorge Paddle Challenge DW Races?

    Thank you for your reply in advanced..

    Aloha and Mahalo,
    Zane Kekoa Schweitzer

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