SUPAA is dedicated to promoting excellence in the sport of stand up paddling. In pursuing this mission, SUPAA will (a) establish organizational standards to improve the quality of events and instruction (b) promote rules to ensure fair competition and (c) endeavor to establish a standard of excellence in all aspects of stand up paddling. These initiatives will produce a uniformly positive experience for stand up paddle constituent groups, including but not limited to: athletes, officials, sponsors, spectators, volunteers, media, consumers and manufacturers.
With the guidance of stand up paddle athletes, race directors and industry personnel, we will cultivate and continue positive growth of the sport of stand up paddling.
Through our organizational programs we will provide a framework within which uncompromising standards can be implemented and executed.
Through our membership and programs we will act on behalf of the standup paddle athlete while also representing the interests of stand up paddle board officials, sponsors, media, consumers and manufacturers.