Sport Information


Ft. Hamer Rowing Facility
1605 Ft. Hamer Road
Parrish, Florida 34219
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Marathon Events (See boat classes for specific boat classifications)

  • Marathon Junior (17 and Under)
  • Marathon Open
  • Marathon Mixed Open
  • Marathon Master (40+)
  • Marathon Senior (50+)
  • Marathon Veteran (60+)

Entry Requirements

  1. Entry fee is $35 and includes a Sunshine State Games t-shirt. Athletes may compete in as many events as they would like. NO refunds.
  2. All Sunshine State Games forms must be received by May 15, 2017 or register online at by May 18, 2017.
  3. Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability or register online at
  4. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by visiting or calling toll-free 1-866-FL-GAMES (354-2637).


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Marathon Registration

9:30 a.m.
Marathon racing begins

Format/Boat Classes

Boat Classes – Marathon

  1. Marathon C-1
  2. Marathon C-2
  3. Marathon Outrigger C-1
  4. Marathon Open Kayak


Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.

Sport Rules

  1. This competition will be conducted in accordance with United States Canoe Association and United States Canoe & Kayak Federation rules for competition.
  2. Recreation: Recreation and novice paddlers, recreation canoes only: NO braces or bent shaft paddles allowed.
  3. Standard: Experienced recreation paddler, recreation and standard canoes, foot braces/bent shaft paddles allowed.
  4. Competition: Experienced paddlers, competition canoes, foot braces/bent shaft paddles



FSF Staff Contact

Amanda Capone
(727) 724-3082 ext. 256

State Director

John Edwards
(727) 459-6366