Monroe County

Stand Up Paddle Invitational

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 12, 2017, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

  • Athletes Reception- Lucy’s Retired Surfer Restaurant and Bar- Taco Bar (included in the #SUPFun package registration fee), 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 for Special Olympic paddlers, coaches and families. 

Saturday October 13 , 2017 –  Times TBD

  • Opening Ceremonies Parade on Duval Street, starting at La Te Da, ending at Southernmost Beach at the end of Duval Street- Walk with our athletes as they proudly parade the official Torch- the “Flame of Hope” down Duval Street. Tutu attire suggested! 
  • Pre Event Reception and Dance at Southernmost Beach- (appetizers included in the #SUPFun package registration fee) dance with our Special Olympics athletes, pick up your race packets and purchase your raffle tickets! 
  • We will be raffling some items during the evening. 
  • Special Olympics Coaches Meeting

Sunday October 14, 2017- Times TBD

  • 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! 
  • Raffles and Auction items announced 
  • 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

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.

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