UPDATE:***The Mongoose Cup event will be accepting on-site event registrations Saturday Morning April 09 2016 starting at 7:30am (Baby Beach, Dana Point Harbor). The event will run rain or shine.
The Mongoose Cup is Saturday April 9 2016 at Dana Point Harbor.
The Mongoose Cup annual Paddleboard competition is great day for the family to enjoy Paddleboard sports!
The seventh annual Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup is to benefit the Sport of Kings Foundation at Dana Cove Park (Baby Beach) in Dana Point Harbor.
Dana Cove Park is near 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive. There is free parking in the Harbor Parking lots.
Mickey and his friends will join many of the world’s best paddlers for a special fundraiser and a great day of paddling fun and competition. Mongoose Cup activities which attract over 200 competitors and thousands of spectators include:
Dana Point April 9 2016 Mongoose Cup Schedule
7:30 AM ON-SITE EVENT REGISTRATION OPENS
8:45 AM Hawaiian Blessing / National Anthem
8:55 AM Opening Remarks – Sport of Kings, Dana Point Harbor & BT
9:00 AM REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR TIME TRIALS
9:00 AM Waterman Expo Opens
9:05 AM Paddle with Mickey Munoz
9:30 AM One Mile Time Trial
Group #1 14’ Boards – SUP & Prone
Group #2 12’6 SUP
Group #3 Prone Paddleboards
10:00 AM REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR KIDS SUP RACE
10:00 AM Waterman Clinics Begin
Adaptive Paddling (Open until 3:00 PM)
SUP Yoga (Every Top of the Hour Until 3:00 PM)
11:00 AM REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR ALL REMAINING RACES
11-12:00PM Kids SUP Race
11:00 AM – Boys / Girls, 8 & Under
11:10 AM – Girls, 9 to 11
11:20 AM – Boys, 9 to 11
11:30 AM – Girls, 12 – 14
11:40 AM – Boys, 12 – 14
11:50 AM – Girls, 15 – 17
12:00 AM – Boys 15 – 17
11:30 AM Lunch Served
12:15 PM Kids SUP Race Award Ceremony
12:30 PM Paddleboard Sprints – Men & Women
1:00 PM Luck of Draw Relay Teams Posted
1:00 PM Sport of Kings Race
1:00 PM – Women’s Round 1, Heat 1
1:10 PM – Women’s Round 1, Heat 2
1:20 PM – Men’s Round 1, Heat 1
1:30 PM – Men’s Round 1, Heat 2
1:40 PM – Women’s Round 2, Consolation
1:50 PM – Men’s Rounds 2, Consolation
2:00 PM – Women’s Final
2:10 PM – Men’ Final
2:30 PM Luck of the Draw Relay
2:30 PM – Luck of the Draw Relay, Heat 1
2:45 PM – Luck of the Draw Relay, Heat 2
3:30 PM – Luck of the Draw Relay, Final
3:30 PM Waterman Expo Closes
3:45 PM Awards Ceremony
5:00 PM Waterman’s Harbor Restaurant After Party
“The Mongoose Cup provides a great opportunity to immerse in paddleboard sports revelry, competition, culture and community,” says host Mickey Munoz.
“Come out with the whole family to learn new paddling skills & techniques, checkout the latest in paddling & surfing products and enjoy the camaraderie of racing with friends and pros alike.”
Attendees will be able to checkout the latest paddling and surfing equipment, try demos and take advantage of the SUP & paddling pros on-site giving instruction throughout the day including paddling & training techniques, SUP racing skills, water safety, fitness, adventure paddling and SUP yoga.
There will also be a Waterman Expo that includes many leading industry exhibitors.
The Mongoose Cup is organized as a fundraiser for the Sport of Kings Foundation, a non-profit 501c(3), charitable organization set -up to help those in the surfboard manufacturing industry afflicted with life threatening and debilitating illnesses.
The Sport of Kings Foundation is providing critical support and compassionate care to industry members in need.