Welcome to the Sunshine Coast. This event will be held at Noosa Main Beach (other side of rockwall) the courses will be out and back for both 16km and 8km course, should weather be inclement courses will be in the Noosa river as part of our contingency plan.
100% of the profits will go to Salty Souls Legacy.
All paddlers must adhere to the COVID-19 social distancing rules recommended by QLD Health.
Only competitors may enter the registration area.
Each wave must remove and clear the finish area as soon as possible.
ON Saturday 5th December at 2pm the race brief and course will be conducted on Facebook live and also sent out via SMS and email. (Please be mindful we are the first to trail online during these COVID-19 limitations)
The Noosa Paddle Sports Ocean Classic checkin for 16km and 8km races will be from 6am - 8am at Noosa Main Beach
Start of the Noosa Paddle Sports Ocean Classic will be from 8.30am onwards for each category
Waves for the Ocean paddle on Sunday 6th December will be as follows:
Scrutineering of compulsory equipment (PFD's, leashes, and mobile phone or flare) will take place at check in before the start of the race.
All competitors must ensure that their equipment passes scrutineering as outlined below.
By entering the Beach to Beach 16km Ocean Paddle race you agree to compete you must have:
1. Skis must wear PFD style jacket, and wear a leash, and carry mobile, or flare
2. Outriggers must wear inflatable bum bag type PFD, and wear a leash, and carry mobile or flare
3. Prone and SUP's must wear leash at all times.
4. All paddlers must have a leash attached when in water, a HIV shirt/singlet & PFD (Ski's and Outriggers)
Note ages is from the day registrations close
All competitors must clear the area as soon as possible so the next wave can complete the course. Adhering to council guidelines in conjunction with Queensland Health COVID-19 Regulations.
Race results will be posted live on Webscorer.
Only random prices will be given away.
If you have a STAMP on your wrist band you have won a random draw prize
These prizes can be collected at the prizes desk as soon as you have crosses the line all you need to do is show your wristband.
Major random Draw Prizes will be drawn via FACEBOOK LIVE at Noosa Main Beach and sent on to winners.
No Offical function will be held due to COVID-19 restrictions.
COVID-19 Stage 3 is focused on returning to more normal operation. Gatherings of up to 500 people for standard activity community sport (contact and non-contact) is permitted. Social and physical distancing is to be maintained by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people as much as possible. Please download the COVID SAFE APP.
Return to Play Guide:
Return to Play Readiness Checklist:
Standard Entry - $40 per paddler
Double Ocean ski, OC2 teams - $80
OC 3 teams - $100
Due to COV-19 there will be a cap on Competitors per main category Ocean Ski, Prone/Sup, and Outriggers (Maximum amount of competitors allow by council) and no late entries.