Thailand SUP Festival Phuket 2018 – The Grand SUP Tournament in Thailand

March 01, 2018

Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) is one of the latest sports, rising globally in its popularity. Many people quickly fell for its unique charms in amusement, excitement, and as a great health booster that can be played by anyone of any age.  The current “SUP Fever” happening all over the globe have created countless of amateur and professional players. With is unstoppable popularity, many countries in Europe, America, Australia, and New Zealand have been holding World SUP tournaments annually. Even in Thailand, SUP Festival and competition have been held for 4 consecutive years.


The coming 2018 SUP festival will be the most intense and exciting competition ever. Many amateur and professional players are joining with the thrill to experience this excitement, while enjoying many great and cool activities. The 5th SUP Thailand Festival will be held in the next few weeks on the endless white shore of Bang Tao Beach, renowned as one of the areas with the most breath-taking ocean of Phuket, during 7 – 8 April 2018. This is the event that gathers all top-notched local and foreigner SUP players in one place.


SUP Festival has been held consecutively and receiving overwhelmingly great response every single time. Last year, over 70 SUP players participated intensively for the one and only victory. This coming 5th SUP festival 2018 will be the biggest SUP tournament program in Thailand and even more grand than ever before. Apart from local great performers, top-notched leading players from all over the globe such as Singapore, India, Japan, South Korea, Hungary Australia, New Zealand, Italy, and Canada, will gather and compete for the victory. With the waves perfect for SUP boarding, the surrounding turquoise-colored water, clear blue sky, and Thailand´s summer breeze, this competition will definitely be even more fun and exciting like no other world tournaments. The event is perfect for all amateur or professional players to come and experience world-class SUP competition with various international players, without having to buy a single plane ticket.


Apart from the intense competition, this coming SUP Festival will be full of fun events for every SUP lover to participate throughout the day, guaranteed no boring moment. The event consists of various activities in its own dedicated area that every SUP lover can participate without limit such as

– Cool SUP related activities, including tips reveal and discussion with professional SUP players

– Game booths with free prizes for you to take home

– Brief basic SUP course and demonstration for interested person or SUP for Yoga class for health enthusiasts, all tips and tricks provided with no secret to hide

– Meet and Greet with leading famous SUP players, while interacting with new faces of SUP community to exchange great ideas among SUP lovers

– SUP merchandises and shops such as boards, spare parts and souvenirs for ultimate shopping experience


SUP Festival will be held at LUX Beach Club, on Bang Tao Beach, Phuket, during 7 – 8 April 2018. Whether you have missed last year´s fun, or would like to feel the excitement of Thailand´s grand SUP tournament with global-level experience, or to show off your best SUP skill in competing against local and foreigner SUP players to win the great victory while enjoying the breath-taking beauty of Phuket´s scenic ocean, registration can be done via



Various fun competition programs are available for you to choose and participate. Whether you would like to compete solo, with family, partner or team up with your buddies, this is a great way to level up the bonds!

– Long Course Race – 6 km. (3 x 2 km.)

– Short Course Race – 2 km. ( 1 x 2 km.)

– Sprint – 200 m. 14´and under

– Team Relay – 200 m.

– Family and Kids Races

– Fun Races

– SUP Yoga

– SUP Clinics

– Board Demos

Registration fee for adult is at 1,500 Baht, including t-shirt, the right to compete in all programs, and the special dinner buffet. Registration fee for children of 15 years old or under is at 900 Baht, with the right to compete in The Family and Fun races, special dinner buffet, and a special souvenir hat.

You only need to prepare yourself for the ultimate fun, carefree and hassle-free. More news and updates on The 5th Thailand SUP Festival Phuket are available at

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Don’t forget to clear your schedule and come join us in this grand event!


WeSUP is born by the group of Thai SUP enthusiasts, who are deeply enthralled by stand-up paddling or SUP. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the fastest growing sport across the world. We want to push on it and aim to be the leading SUP Sport guide in Thailand.

Not only SUP is fun and perfect for your entire family, but SUP also has huge benefit for you. SUP opens up a whole new world of exploration, fitness and adrenaline. It's a great way to get fit, developing core strength, cardio fitness, flexibility, balance and allows you to choose your own path to better health. Unlike surfing, you don't need waves to paddleboard, you can go paddling on any open water, an ocean, lake, and even a river. If you never try SUP, Let's start!