12th Annual Paddle For A Cause

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12th Annual Paddle For A Cause

 Follow these steps to join the 2019 Paddle For A Cause

  1. Click "Create Fundraiser" or "Register" button to get started.
  2. Login to Crowdrise and customize your fundraising page.
  3. Click here or on "PaddleGuru" button to register for your race.
  4. Share your fundraising page and help fight Cancer in our community.

June 8, 2019 – Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City
Registration is conducted online, follow the link after creating your fundraising page. Check-in area is located at the rear of ground parking lot on the day of.

22.5-Mile Race (solo and team relay)
Check-in 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Pre-paddle meeting for all paddlers will begin at 7:45 a.m.
Race Starts at 8:00 a.m.

4-Mile and 8-Mile Back Bay Fun Paddles
Check-in 8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Pre-paddle meeting on the water at 9:45 a.m.
Paddle starts at 10:00 a.m.

Newer paddlers can join the 4-Mile paddle to the Wonderbar where return transportation for the paddler and their board awaits or the 8-Mile round trip paddle to the Wonderbar and back.  These events are a great way to support the cause for those that are new to the sport of paddling or those simply looking to have a good time with friends.

Virtual Paddlers
If you are unable to compete in any of the paddle events you can still get in on the action. Virtual Paddlers simply create a fundraising account on Crowdrise and help to raise money for the foundation. This is a great way for young children and those with physical limitations to help out a great cause. There is no minimum fundraising limit for Virtual Paddlers, but those who raise the minimum $200 entry fee will receive a swag bag race gear and after party ticket that is provided to all paddlers.

Board Storage
Boards and other water craft can be stored overnight on Friday or Saturday. Representatives from the DRCF will be on site overnight to ensure all equipment is safely stored.

Please review the attached WPA rulebook. These are the rules sanctioned by the World Paddle Association and must be adhered to.

The Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation Paddle For A Cause WPA Sanctioned Race Divisions are:

The race will be timed by division and gender.

The prize money will be awarded to the following divisions, dependent on a presenting sponsor

Mens Open Prone
Mens 14′ and under SUP
Womens Open Prone
Womens 14′ and under SUP

1st = $800
2nd= $350
3rd= $150

Open Division
Kayaks, outrigger canoe, surf ski and lifeguard boats

Please allow the faster racers to start first. Anyone in the open division not on an SUP or prone must start behind the racers.  Thank you for your understanding.

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Saturday June 8th
6:30 a.m.
Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA


On June 8, 2019, more than 100 paddlers from around the world will help raise money to fight Cancer by competing in a grueling  22.5-mile race around Absecon Island. Local athletes and fun seekers will participate in 4-mile and 8-mile fun paddles. Help make a difference in your community by becoming a business sponsor, fundraiser, paddler or spectator. Join us for an epic after party and awards banquet after the race on The Deck at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

Posted by The Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation