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SPRING of 2014

It's happening again . . . and it's going to be amazing!

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It's an awesome paddleboard
party for charity

The Big Heart Paddle 2013 will support charity: water, a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of the proceeds given to charity: water will directly fund clean water solutions. $10 of every Big Heart Paddle ticket sold will go to charity: water along with a variety of other opportunities at the event to donate and support charity: water.



5 Mile Men's Challenge

Elite Level Paddleboard and General Physical Challenge

In order to win The Big Heart Paddle 5 mile paddle challenge, you're going to have to be more than just a fast paddleboarder. The 5 mile challenge will start at the Miami Yacht Club and will take it's contenders past Miami Beach's Palm and Star Islands and on a race back to the finish line. There are no board restrictions on the 5 mile paddle challenge except that the board must be a Stand Up Paddleboard. Challenger's of the 5 mile race are expected to provide their own board; if you need a board provided for you, the board will be a standard 12'6" SUP (non racing board).

  • Registration Time: 7am
  • Race Starting Time: 8am

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5 Mile Women's Challenge

Elite Level Paddleboard and General Physical Challenge

In order to win The Big Heart Paddle 5 mile paddle challenge, you're going to have to be more than just a fast paddleboarder. The 5 mile challenge will start at the Miami Yacht Club and will take it's contenders past Miami Beach's Palm and Star Islands and on a race back to the finish line. There are no board restrictions on the 5 mile paddle challenge except that the board must be a Stand Up Paddleboard. Challenger's of the 5 mile race are expected to provide their own board; if you need a board provided for you, the board will be a standard 12'6" SUP (non racing board).

  • Registration Time: 8am
  • Race Starting Time: 9am

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3 Mile Main Event Men

The Big Heart Paddle Men's 3 Mile Main Event

The Big Heart Paddle Men's 3 Mile Main Event welcomes all floatable paddle vessels. The main event isn't about who can make it from start to finish the fastest, it's about who makes it from start to finish in the most style.

We are looking for people daring enough to ride an inflatable shamu for 3 miles, or teams of people who have engineered their own cusom made sea worthy watercrafts. This year's race will be a party of it's own, so take your time. The only restrictions with regards to the allowable watercrafts in this race are that if you are entering the race with a Stand Up Paddleboard (most of you) the board may be no more than 12'6" in length and may not be a competition or racing style board.

  • Registration Time: 9am
  • Race Starting Time: 11am

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3 Mile Main Event Women

The Big Heart Paddle Women's 3 Mile Main Event

The Big Heart Paddle Men's 3 Mile Main Event welcomes all floatable paddle vessels. The main event isn't about who can make it from start to finish the fastest, it's about who makes it from start to finish in the most style.

We are looking for people daring enough to ride an inflatable shamu for 3 miles, or teams of people who have engineered their own cusom made sea worthy watercrafts. This year's race will be a party of it's own, so take your time. The only restrictions with regards to the allowable watercrafts in this race are that if you are entering the race with a Stand Up Paddleboard (most of you) the board may be no more than 12'6" in length and may not be a competition or racing style board.

  • Registration Time: 10am
  • Race Starting Time: 12pm

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VIP Pass

The Big Heart Paddle Priority Party Pass

The doors will open to VIP admission attendees at 11am. Expect to have a great enjoy some amazing food and drinks, hear awesome music and get sun. Our VIP attendees will enjoy all inclusive food and drink at the event as well as receive our VIP attendee gift bags and invitation to our private pre party the day before the event. Day of the event, no need to wait in line, someone will be at the door to validate your credentials and let you right in. Aside from the party festivities at the event, several clothing, swimwear and other outdoor brands will be in attendance for you to see, try and buy their offerings. If you live nearby, we would prefer that you don't drink and drive, so we will be arranging for transportation to make periodic trips back and forth from the beach and to downtown Brickell.

  • Doors Open: 11am
  • Ticket Info: (305) 747-1610

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General Admission

The Big Heart Paddle General Party Admission

The doors will open to general admission attendees at 11am. Expect to have a great enjoy some amazing food and drinks, hear awesome music and get sun. Aside from the party festivities at the event, several clothing, swimwear and other outdoor brands will be in attendance for you to see, try and buy their offerings. If you live nearby, we would prefer that you don't drink and drive, so we will be arranging for transportation to make periodic trips back and forth from the beach and to downtown Brickell.

  • Doors Open: 11am
  • Ticket Info: (305) 747-1610

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Schedule of
events 2013

Keep informed about the what, where and when for this year's event.

Saturday November 9, 2013 | The Big Heart Paddle kickoff party for VIP attendees and sponsors will be an entertainment driven sponsor appreciation event at Foxhole in Miami Beach. The event will be from 8pm - 11pm and will require invitation and RSVP. Time: 8pm - 11pm

Sunday November 10, 2013 | The Big Heart Paddle main event will kick off at Miami Yacht Club at 7am and the festivities will continue until 7pm.

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CLEAN WATER
FOR EVERYONE

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Thy raise awareness about the 800 million people living without life's most basic need. charity: water's 100% model ensures that 100% of all public donations go directly to clean water projects.

The Big Heart Paddle aims to bring clean water to one village in Sub Saharan Africa by funding an entire water project that would provide enough clean drinking water to give an entire villages residents clean drinking water for the forseeable future.



Sponsorship Opportunities

To inquire about the available sponsorship opportunities, sponsorship integration plans and content distribution arrangements made for
The Big Heart Paddle, contact sponsorship@bigheartpaddle.com.

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BHP FAQ

We want to make your experience with The Big Heart Paddle is amazing as possible and we have compiled some resources that we think are helpful whether you are working for, attending or sponsoring The Big Heart Paddle.

PADDLEBOARD-LESS

I don't own a paddleboard, will that be a problem?

No board, no problem. Each year we touch base with board vendors throughout the state and rent every board we can get our hands on. We can't guarantee a board for every person, but we can guarantee a board for everyone who reserves one.

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RACE LOGISTICS

How is the race organized?

The Big Heart Paddle isn't your typical paddleboard race, it is a deleriously fun paddleboard challent that will test the athletic prowess of anyone who dares to enter. We...

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TRAVELERS & OVERNIGHTERS

I'm coming from out of town, are there any arrangements with local hotels?

Yes, we will be working with all of our hospitality, restaurant and nightlife sponsors to bring all of our participants and attendees a weekend full of fun...

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DO-GOODERS

Does The Big Heart Paddle support any charities or non-profits other than charity: water?

We are proud to have charity: water as our primary charity partner,...

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CONTACT US

general inquiries info@bigheartpaddle.com

tel: +(305) 747-1610
email: info@bigheartpaddle.com
twitter: @bigheartpaddle
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