Bendigo Cup – Festival of paddling- Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017

The Bendigo Cup is a popular weekend of paddling for schools and Marathon paddlers, this year we also want to cater for all types of craft and abilities by including a Community Fun Paddle on the lovely Loddon River. To support this initiative we have some great spot prizes donated by MassiveMurrayPaddle(entry) and  Capacity Sports.

On the Sunday the Bendigo Friendly sprints will also include all craft and abilities and also have spot prizes. We even have a class for stand up paddleboards.
Please share, and get involved.

Bendigo Cup – Marathon & Sprints – Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 2017

We also cater for canoes, outriggers, Sit-ons, sups, skis, sea kayaks, whitewater and touring boats. Spot Prizes.

Saturday 21st: Marathon & Community Fun Paddle.

Venue: Bridgewater Follow the signs

Entries open: 9.00am

Entries close: 10.00am

Briefing: 10.30am

Start time: 11.00am

  • Course map will be available on the day
  • Lifejackets must be worn
  • Toilets and showers available on site
  • Catering and other refreshments will be available
  • Caravan park may charge an entry fee for vehicles

Community Fun Paddle.  For those who wish to just enjoy the river, for all levels and types of craft, everybody gets a chance to win a nice spot prize. Distance is between 6-8 km.

Bendigo cup Marathon. Distances will be either 10 or 20 km

  • Robert Bearham Memorial Trophy and Handicap Trophy (20km)
  • Medals for all place getters in age groups

Sunday 22nd: Bendigo friendly Sprints, Lake Weeroona.

We also cater for canoes, outriggers, Sit-ons, sups, skis, sea kayaks, whitewater and touring boats.

Division style racing based on your 200 metre time, when emailing us include an estimate of  you time .

Entries close: 9.00am
Entries open: 8.00am
Briefing: 9.30am
Start time: 10.00am
Distances:  400,200’s and also a LD event (tbc) 

Great spot prizes

  • Toilets are  available on site
  • Catering and other refreshments will be available

Entry Process and fees:

  1. Can you please email the club with the following: your name, type of boat, your age, estimate of your time  and if paddling a double your partners name and age. Contact: bcc@live.com.au
  2. You can pay on the day, however please bring correct money  
  3. Can Groups and schools please email the club their list, one  week prior or asap.

Community fun paddle $10 or $30 per family
Saturday marathon $20 adults, $15 junior
Sunday sprints $20 adults, $15 junior
Both day’s $35 adults, $25 junior

For more information Contact: bcc@live.com.au