Event Dates: September 16th – 22nd

Registration Opening: May 10th

Registration Deadline: August 22nd


  • Tentative Event Schedule

    Sunday, September 15th

    Board Measurement

    • Location: Beach Venue
    • Time: TBD

    Monday, September 16th

    Board Measurement

    • Location: Beach Venue
    • Time: TBD

    Tuesday, September 17th

    Tech Racing – Prelim

    • Location: Beach Venue
    • Time: TBD

    Wednesday, September 18th

    Tech Racing – Finals

    • Location: Beach Venue
    • Time: TBD

    Thursday, September 19th

    Team Relay

    • Location: Beach Venue
    • Time: TBD

    Friday, September 20th

    Lay Day – Training in Harbor

    • Location:
    • Time:

    Saturday, September 21st

    Copenhagen SUP – Mass Participation Event

    • Location: City Venue
    • Time: 0930am

    Long Distance Race

    • Location: City Venue
    • Time: TBD

    Sunday, September 22nd

    Sprint Race – Prelims and Finals

    • Location: City Venue
    • Time: TBD
  • Accommodation

    Where to stay

    In Copenhagen and its surroundings there is something for everybody – hotels, hostels, airbnb, camping and maybe couch surfing. We encourage you to book well in advance, as Copenhagen’s biggest hotels are close to being fully booked during the event week due to a big congress in the city. 

    LOC have made pre-reservations for the participating teams with a significant discount at the following hotels and hostels.

    High standard Hotel Scandic Spectrum with a special prize

    Scandic Spectrum is a high standard, modern and brand-new hotel with wellness, rooftop bar, fitness facilities, parking (additional cost) and breakfast. It’s only 700 meters from the City Venue.

    LOC has pre-booked a limited number of single and double rooms at Hotel Scandic Spectrum from September 11th to September 23rd. The discounted prices are including breakfast and are as follows:

    Standard single room: 1,525 DKK pr. night

    Standard double room: 1,665 DKK pr. Night
    Junior single suite: 1,835 DKK pr. night

    Junior double suite: 1.965 DKK pr. night

    If you want to stay at Hotel Scandic Spectrum, please book directly at www.scandichotels.com and use the booking code BSUP110924. 

    The prices and pre-booking are only valid for booking before May 31st 2024.

    Read more: 


    Danhostels Copenhagen with a 15% discount

    Danhostel Copenhagen is a modern, cheap alternative to hotels. It’s only a five minute walk from the City Venue and very close to public transport and Copenhagen City.

    When booking, you can choose between a bed in a dormitory (guest must be minimum 18 years old), a private double room with bathroom or a spacious hotel apartment for four people with fully equipped kitchen.

    The normal price for an apartment for four people is around 500 DDK pr. night and even cheaper for a smaller room or a bed in a dormitory.

    Danhostels Copenhagen gives you a 15% discount when you use the following booking code Surfsup. LOC haven’t pre-booked any rooms or apartments. Therefore, we encourage you to book well as far as possible, as Copenhagen hosts a big congress in the same period. 

    Booking: www.danhostelcopenhagencity.dk

    Copenhagen Camping 

    Copenhagen Camping is located in the idyllic town of Dragør with its scenic salt marshes and abundant birdlife, and not far from the bridge to Sweden. It’s 20 minutes drive from Beach Venue and 25 minutes drive from City Venue. You need a car, because it’s hard to get from Copenhagen Camping to the venues by public transportation. 

    Read more: https://www.copenhagencamping.dk/en/


    There are many options for private airbnb – especially outside the inner city of Copenhagen. You can easily  find bigger and more suitable accommodation options. Search for different options at www.airbnb.com 

    Read more about Copenhagen at the official tourist guide: www.visitcopenhagen.com

  • Transportation


    Just outside of Copenhagen, only a few kilometres from the Beach venue, is Denmark’s biggest airport, Copenhagen Airport (CPH). It serves many international routes.  

    Travelling with the metro from Copenhagen Airport to the Metro- and S-train stations in Copenhagen is very easy with departure every 10th minute. You’ll find ticket machines in the Airport Terminal 3.

    Welcome Desk in Copenhagen Airport

    At Copenhagen Airport Arrival, you’ll find a Welcome Desk. You can deliver your boards, get information about further travel to the venues or your hotel/Airbnb and your stay in Copenhagen.

    The Welcome Desk is open as follows:

    Friday, September 13th from 10am to 8 pm*
    Saturday, September 14th from 10am to 8pm*
    Sunday, September 15th from 10am to 2pm*

    *If you arrive outside the opening hours, please provide LOC with your travel information so that LOC can make private arrangements regarding board transportation.


    Copenhagen Central Train Station is located in the center of Copenhagen, only a few kilometers away from the City Venue. It serves lines from all of Denmark and from Sweden and Germany. It’s very easy to change to Metro og S-train to get around in Greater Copenhagen.


    You can drive on highways to Denmark through Germany and Sweden. Copenhagen is in Zealand, to which you drive over the stunning bridges such as Storebæltsbroen or Øresundsbroen or by the ferry from Puttgarden or Rostock.

    There is no road tax in Denmark besides the bridges. It’s possible to pay by credit card to cross the bridges. 

    Please be aware that parking in the center of Copenhagen is expensive and it can be hard (read: Close to difficult) to find an empty parking space. Public transport or biking is gold.

  • Event Registration

    Registration Deadline: August 22nd, 2024

    Registration Fee for each Division, Official, or Supporter: $275


    Step 1

    Team Roster Submission: Send your completed 2024 ISA WSUPPC Team Roster Spreadsheet to [email protected]

    Step 2

    Invoicing/ Payment: Once the ISA receives the Team Roster, we will send an invoice for your team. Payment of your invoice will be taken via credit card a QuickBooks  PayPal ([email protected]), or wire transfer. Please make sure to send proof of payment if you are paying via PayPal or wire transfer.

    Step 3

    Line Up Registration: All participants (athletes and support personnel) are required to register through the LineUp. The ISA ([email protected]) will email each Team Manager directly with a unique code to register their team.

    If you are an existing users: Any athlete/team official that has registered through the Line Up for another event will keep their existing account. They just need to log in and agree to the new conditions and upload any new requirements.

  • Team Size

    SUP Racing Technical: Men (2) Women (2)

    SUP Racing Long Distance: Men (2) Women (2)

    Paddleboard Racing Technical: Men (1), Women (1)

    Paddleboard Racing Distance: Men (1), Women (1)

    SUP Sprint Racing: Men (1), Women (1)

    Junior SUP Racing Technical: Boys (1), Girls (1)


    Team Paddle Relay: SUP Racing: Men (1), Women (1), Paddleboard: Men (1), Women (1)

  • Visa Details

    VISA application

    General information about visa rules when traveling to Denmark, at list of countries with and without visa requirements and guides how to apply for visa can be found on https://www.nyidanmark.dk/

    Denmark is part of the Schengen area. This means that you apply for a Schengen visa. You must apply for a visa to the country of your main destination, that is, the Schengen country where you will spend most days.

    We recommend that you apply for a visa well in advance of your intended entry into the Schengen area. That said, please note that an application for a Schengen visa can be handed in no earlier than six months prior to the intended entry into the Schengen area.

    Please contact event manager Ole Wejse Svarrer if you have any questions regarding your VISA application for going to Denmark, invitation letter etc. 


  • Board Transportation and Logistics

    Freight and board travel to Copenhagen

    We have a partnership with an international freight company GEODIS with a large network all over the world offering end-to-end solutions. Reach out to our contact Thomas Holm [email protected] if you want to receive an offer for a freight, hear about the different solutions, help with customs, etc. 

    Board transportation from Copenhagen Airport to Beach Venue

    LOC offers free transportation of your board from Copenhagen Airport to The Beach Venue, where board measurement is located. Please let us know if you want us to take care of your board.

    At the Arrival in Copenhagen Airport, you’ll find a Welcome Desk. The staff provides information about how to travel to Copenhagen City, the event and answers all questions and helps with board transportation to the Beach Venue.

    The Welcome Desk is open as follows:

    Friday, September 13th from 10am to 8 pm*
    Saturday, September 14th from 10am to 8pm*
    Sunday, September 15th from 10am to 2pm*

    *If you arrive outside the opening hours, please provide LOC with travel information so that LOC can make private arrangements regarding board transportation.

    Board Rental

    We are in contact with local clubs and board distributors who can rent out boards for those not able to bring their own. A list will be provided at copenhagensup.com later. Please feel free to contact LOC if you have any questions about board rental.

    Board Measurement

    Before the competition, all boards must be delivered at Beach Venue for ISA Board measurement. 

    Board measurement takes place in the following periods:

    Sunday, September 15th from TBD

    Monday, September 16th from TBD

    After board measurement, the boards will be stored at the Beach Venue. You are of course free to bring your board elsewhere. However, the board storage at the City Venue is not open before Thursday September 20th.

    Board Storage at Venues

    There are secured board storage spots at both venues. It will be locked off and guarded outside competition hours. The board storage system is a scaffolding rack covered with foam protection.

    The board storage af the Beach Venue is accessible from Saturday, September 14th 2024 at 10am. The Board storage at the City venue is accessible from Thurday, September 19th 2024 at 12pm.

    Board Transportation Between Venues 

    After the races finish Thursday at the Beach Venue, LOC will transport the boards from the  Beach Venue to the City Venue. You are of course free to move your boards on your own if you want to. 

    Personal Transportation between City Venue and Beach Venue 

    There is no shuttle bus service between the venues.

    The easiest way to travel from the City Venue at Søren Kierkegaards Plads til the Beach Venue at Amager Strandpark is by foot and Metro. The total duration is around 30 minutes.

    Walk to Christianshavn Metro Station and take Metro line M2 towards Københavns Lufthavn. Jump off at Femøren Station and walk to the Beach Venue (1.000 meter)

    Use rejseplanen.dk for a guide to public transport in Copenhagen. You can also download their app or use Google Maps.

    Remember to buy tickets. You’ll find ticket machine at most stations.

    Shuttle Bus Service

    There is no Shuttle Bus Service between the City Venue and the Beach Venue. However, LOC is able to help you with transportation if needed. Please contact the event center if you need assistance to transport boards and people.

  • Anti-Doping

    As a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code, the ISA implements a strict adherence to the Code as a way to ensure a clean, healthy and fair sporting atmosphere for all athletes.

    In registering for the 2024 ISA WLSC, all athletes must adhere to the ISA Anti-Doping Rules which, among other requirements, states that all Athletes competing in ISA World Championships shall be subject to In Competition Testing at any time, with or without advance notice.

    Athletes are responsible for making sure any medication that is taken is not listed on the 2022 WADA Prohibited Substance List.

    For more information regarding the ISA’s Anti-Doping Program, including a link to the ISA Anti-Doping Rules, WADA Prohibited Substance List, instructions on how to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption Form (TUE), and the contact information for the International Testing Agency, please visit the ISA’s Anti Doping page here: http://www.isasurf.org/development-programs/anti-doping/

  • Medical Services

    Medical Staff

    Special trained physiotherapists with expertise in treating sport injuries and massage are on duty during the competition. They are able to call doctors if needed. LOC has a special agreement with the private hospital Capio with access for quick assessment and treatment including diagnostic scanning and surgery. The service is paid by the athlete via insurance.

    You’ll find the medical service in the athletes relax tent at both venues

    Outside competition hour, the doctor can be called by the LOC. Please contact the Event Center if you need medical assistance outside competition hours. 

    Emergency Calls

    Call The Medical Helpline +45 1813 for injuries or sudden illness and speak to a nurse or doctor before you go to a hospital emergency department

    Call +45 112 for life threatening emergencies

    Call +45 114 for police when it is not an emergency

    First Aid

    At booth venues, you’ll find trained First Aid staff who can help you with minor injuries, such as bandaging, ice treatment, etc. They also bring advanced first aid equipment, such as a defibrillator.


    If you need a emergency dentist during your stay in Copenhagen, please contact

    Dentist Gammel Strand 

    Gammel Strand 52
    1202 Copenhagen

    Phone: +45 3313 4213

    Treatment is at the patient’s own cost or insurance company.

    Between 8pm and 8am, you have to contact The Danish Medical Helpline +45 1813. They offer advice and guides to treatment. For acute dental injuries you may be referred to the necessary emergency treatment.

    Copenhagen Emergency Dentist

    Oslo Plads 14 (by Østerport S-Train station)

    2100 Copenhagen Ø

  • ISA Rulebook

    Following a review by the ISA Technical Committee and upon the approval of the ISA Executive Committee, a number of important revisions and updates have recently been made to the ISA Rulebook.

    View the updated version of the ISA Rulebook by clicking here: September 2023 ISA Rulebook

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