A corgi enjoying a ride on a surfboard at Pups and Sups in St. Augustine.

Pups & Sups Surfing Contest

Participants can surf with their dogs at this fun competition.

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2022 | Times vary

Guy Harvey Outpost Resort on St. Augustine Beach hosts a fun-filled weekend at the beach and several Pups & Sups events on Friday and Saturday, September 30 and October 1, 2022. The weekend begins with dog surfing lessons on Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Also on Friday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. the Guy Harvey Resort hosts a Meet & Greet Yappy Hour and Fashion Show. Everyone is invited, with or without their animals, for cocktails and kibble at Santiago's Florida Kitchen & Craft Bar at the Guy Harvey Resort. This is a chance to meet other competitors and register for the surf contest the next day.

On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the "Hang 20" Pups and Sups surfing competition will be held on the beach at the Guy Harvey Outpost Resort. Check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m., and the Hang 20 competition will take place from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. Entry donations (with a suggestion of $20.00) will go to K9s for Warriors. Complimentary boards will be provided by the Surf Station for those who have registered. There are three weight divisions: large dogs (51+ lbs.), medium dogs (21 lbs. - 50 lbs.), and small dogs (20 lbs. and under). No experience is necessary, just a life jacket for any dog on a board.

Spectators can also enjoy a beachfront Surf Village, with vendor tents and activities, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Awards Presentation for the Hang 20 winners will begin at 2:00 p.m.

K9s for Warriors is a not-for-profit organization that provides service animals to veterans and returning military personnel.

Admission: The event is free for spectators, but donations for K9s for Warriors are happily accepted. Donations of any amount are accepted for event registration, although $20.00 is suggested. Visit here to register online.

When: The events begins on Friday, September 30, 2022 with dog surfing lessons from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Everyone is invited to a Yappy Happy Hour and dog fashion show from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Hang 20 Surf Competition takes place on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Those who wish to "paw-ticipate" may check in starting at 10:00 a.m.

Where: The Guy Harvey Outpost Resort is located at 860 A1A Beach Blvd in St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080.

For more information about this event, please visit here.