2024 Sunshine State Games Events

Location and Schedule
June 2, 2024

Paddling Paradise
4220 Dixie Highway NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905

Tentative Schedule for Sunday, June 2
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.: Marathon Registration and Check-In
9:30 a.m.: Marathon racing begins

Event venue, dates, and location are subject to change.

Marathon Events: Short Course – 6 miles; Long Course – 12 miles
Marathon Junior (17 and Under)
Marathon Open
Marathon Mixed Open
Marathon Master (40+)
Marathon Senior (50+)
Marathon Veteran (60+)

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-registration entry fee is $40. Athletes may compete in both events. On-site registration entry fee for Marathon is $55. NO refunds..
  • All pre-registration entries must be received by May 26, 2024.
  • With registration in one event (Sprints or Marathon), athletes can register to compete in the other event at a 50% discount. Two days of competition for $60.
  • Each applicant must register online.
  • Applicants must note partner’s name on Individual Entry Form for C-2 and K-2 events.
  • Applicants must note boat classes under column labeled “Rating/Rank/Class/Belt” on Individual Entry Form. See format section for boat classes and divisions offered.
  • You may enter only one age group division for the day.

Format/Boat Classes
Olympic C-1
Olympic C-2
Kayak K-1
Kayak K-2
Outrigger C-1
Outrigger C-2

Sport Rules

  • This competition will be conducted in accordance with United States Canoe Association and United States Canoe & Kayak Federation rules for competition.
  • Recreation: Recreation and novice paddlers, recreation canoes only: NO braces or bent shaft paddles allowed.
  • Standard: Experienced recreation paddler, recreation and standard canoes, foot braces/bent shaft paddles allowed.
  • Competition: Experienced paddlers, competition canoes, foot braces/bent shaft paddles.

Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
At the discretion of the Sport Director additional awards may be given based on age group of the paddler.

Hotel Information
Hotel Information is forthcoming.

CLICK HERE to register.

FSF Staff Contact
OJ Hill
(850) 577-7207 or ojhill@playinflorida.com

Sport Director
John Edwards
(727) 459-6366 or canoechamp@aol.com