2019 SunSmart Northam to Toodyay

Sunday, July 14, 2019 08:00 (GMT+8)

Event info
Sport: Paddling
Location: Northam, Australia
Registrations: 69
Registration closes: Thursday, July 11, 2019 23:59 (GMT+8)
Organized by: Paddle Western Australia
Event website: http://www.paddlewa.asn.au/
Event notes
Racer Check-In: 8.00am-8.30am
Briefing: 8.30am
Start: 8:45am
Race start: Broome Terrace, Northam
Race finish: Duidgee Park near Toodyay Bridge


Please note: $0.05 has been added to each fee so payments to PWA can be identified as a race entry fee.
PWA member $15
Non-PWA member $25

SUP's are welcome to participate in this event - however, please note the cut off time at Katrine Bridge will be posted closer to the event.  
Please sort out own transport to and from start/finish line, as no service will be provided.


The Course - 30km
The race starts 500 metres above Northam Weir and winds its way downstream through channels covering the opening stages of Day 1 of the famous Avon Descent.
From Northam Weir to Katrine Bridge, the river is characterised by flat water and intermittent deep pools.
Two kilometres downriver from Katrine is Glen Avon Rapid, a small but tricky rapid.
After seven kilometres of coffee rock, Sinclair’s Crossing underneath Dumbarton Bridge presents a challenge with many channels that exist even in low water.
Not far downriver is Extracts Weir which is a COMPULSORY PORTAGE in this race. The river from Extracts to Toodyay is shallow with a gravely bed.


Age: Participants must be 16 years and over on the day of the race to be able to enter.
Race class constitution: Male - 4 craft to a class. Female - 3 craft to a class.
Open class will be constituted first in each craft class, and classes constituted by age thereafter.
If paddling a K2 choose the open age category if at least one paddler is between 19 and 35y.o (inclusive).
The race organisers reserve the right to combine craft to form a class.
For this event no place prizes are given, random draw prizes are done as soon as possible after the race finishes.

Any online entry inquiries contact Christopher Greed on 9285 8501 or develop@paddlewa.au
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