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Annual Arizona Yacht Club Leukemia Cup Regatta & SUP Challenge
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Annual Arizona Yacht Club Leukemia Cup Regatta & SUP Challenge

2/17/2017 to 2/19/2017
When: Friday, February 17, 2017
Where: Pleasant Harbor Marina, Peoria, Arizona
40202 87th Ave
Peoria, Arizona  85383
United States
Contact: Riverbound Sports

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The Arizona Yacht Club proudly presents its Leukemia Cup & Birthday Regatta, a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at the beautiful Lake Pleasant in Peoria, Arizona February 17-19. Partnering with Riverbound Sports Paddle Company, this annual sailing event will introduce paddle sports (SUP, prone, surf ski, and outrigger) into the weekend. The AYC Leukemia Cup is the largest sailing event in Arizona, and the first Leukemia Cup of the year held in the United States. Paddlers of all levels are invited to enjoy Arizona’s warm winter weather and the beauty of this desert oasis, while SUPporting cancer research and treatment. 

Saturday, February 18th SUP and Spinnakers share the limelight in this all ages, all levels of experience, event. Participants can choose between the 10K course and the 3K course. If you have always wanted to try the fastest growing water sport in the world, come down to the lake and enjoy FREE SUP demos and instruction by certified ACA, WPA and PaddleFit coaches. Spectators and participants will also be able to take part in a SUP yoga class courtesy of Element Yoga.

Registration: $35 before Thursday, February 16 5:00pm. Includes bagels & coffee in the morning, commemorative t-shirt, raffle ticket, complimentary entrance to Lake Pleasant (usually $6), demos, SUP Yoga, and more. All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. $40 after 5:00pm 2/16/17. Registration after this date does not include the $6 Lake Pleasant entry, and does not guarantee a t-shirt. RACE DAY ENTRY IS CASH ONLY.
REGISTER HERE: https://racehubhq.com/races/ArizonaYachtClubLeukemiaSUPCupRegatta

Then on Sunday, February 19th, Performance Paddling will be hosting a SUP Racing Clinic with esteemed coach Anthony Vela. Participants will be treated to a 4-hour, in-depth, clinic covering a wide variety of topics, drills, skills, and training tips. Cost is $150 per person which includes a goodie bag, snacks and world-class SUP instruction from Anthony. Register for clinic here: http://performancepaddling.com/store/#!/2017-AYC-Leukemia-Cup-SUP-Racing-Clinic/p/78667382/category=14603204

Accommodations: 
• Marriott Courtyard is offering a group rate
• Camping/RVs: Pleasant Harbor RV Park (adjacent to event site) 
• Maricopa County Campgrounds (west side of lake pleasant) 

Thanks to our current sponsors: Arizona Yacht Club, Riverbound Sports Paddle Company, Baja Arizona SUP, Infinity SUP, Imagine Paddle Surf Co., Cactus Wake and Element Yoga. 

Watch the AYC Leukemia Cup website and Riverbound Sports Facebook page for updates.

For sponsor inquiries please contact

Teri@riverboundsports.com and Chris@BajaArizonaSUP.com

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