Monroe County

2019 Stand Up Paddle Invitational

SAVE THE DATES! Oct. 11-13, 2019 

Inclusive paddle event for Special Olympics athletes and Stand Up Paddlers nationwide! Family fun for the weekend in beautiful Key West — everyone is invited!

Races Hosted by Lazy Dog

Sponsorship Opportunities are now open! 


Event Schedule

All activities will take place at Smathers Beach and business locations in Key West.

 Friday October 11, 2019, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

  • Athletes Reception- The Salty Angler, 1114 Duval Street, Key West- Taco Bar (included in the Registration Fees), Pick up your race packets, event shirts, purchase your raffle tickets and visit with the guests of honor- our Special Olympics paddlers. 
  • Atheltes Raffle– each Special Olympic paddler will get a complimentary raffle ticket for some awesome items! 
  • Complementary Conch Tour Train Ride- Details to Be Announced
  • Registered Special Olympics Athletes are free  

Saturday October 12 , 2019 – 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm 

Sunday October 13, 2019- 8 am- 2 pm 

  • Race Day, Smathers Beach, Key West- Special Olympics Races, Open Race with Beach Obstacle Course, Unified Relays and as much fun as we can pack into the day!
  • Open Race/Unified Relay Race registration sponsors one Special Olympics paddler, includes a free event shirt and lunch. All Level 1 and 2 Special Olympics paddlers will be included, with options to join a Unified Relay Team. Teams will consist of 2 athletes and 1 partner. Teams can be formed at check in. 
  • Registered Special Olympics Athletes are free!
  • Raffles and Auction items will be announced at end of all races, 
  • Keep updated on our Facebook Page   or join our Facebook Event

Looking for a Hotel? 

The following have room blocks with reduced prices for our event.

Looking for a Vacation Rental? 

This is a fantastic way to enjoy Key West for the weekend!

General Public Online Registration

  • Register to race  
  • Donate
  • To rent equipment, call Lazy Dog at 305-295-9898,  $10 rental, donated back to Special Olympics Florida – Monroe County
  • Email for vendor Info,  Limited spaces available.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Special Olympics Athlete Online Registration

Fill out this form if you are a Special Olympics athlete wanting to participate in the Monroe County SUP Invitational. 

All Level 1 and 2 athletes will be fully included in the Open Race, with options to join a Unified Relay Team. Teams will consist of 2 atheltes, one partner and can be formed at check in. 

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