Bendigo Cup – Sat 20th & Sun 21st Oct 2018 – Marathon and Sprint

Last year we had a successful Bendigo Cup, with lots of juniors having a  great time on the lovely Loddon River.

Please find attached information and please share and encourage everybody to be involved, parents are most welcome.

For those who would like to make a weekend of it, our sprints on Sunday really cater for the beginner paddles.( Last year even had sea kayaks involved) and to support groups we can assist with accommodation. Please let me know ASAP .

Bendigo Cup – Marathon & Sprints

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October 2018

All craft including canoes, outriggers, Sit-ons, sups, skis, sea kayaks, whitewater and touring boats are welcome.

Saturday 20th : 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.

Community Fun PaddleFor those who wish to just enjoy the river, for all levels and types of craft, everybody gets a chance to win some nice spot prizes. 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).
  • Schools Trophy (10km).Medals for all place getters in age groups. Great spot prizes

Sunday 21st: Bendigo friendly Sprints, Lake Weeroona.

All craft including canoes, outriggers, Sit-ons, sups, skis, sea kayaks, whitewater and touring boats are welcome.

Division-style racing (based on your 200 metre est).

Distances:  400 200s

Entries close: 9.00am

Entries open: 8.00am

Briefing: 9.30am

Start time: 10.00am

  • Great spot prizes
  • Toilets are  available on site and 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, 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 ASAP and by a week prior.

Community fun paddle $10 or $30 per family

Saturday marathon $25 adults, $20 junior,

Sunday sprints $20 adults, $15 junior. Both day’s $40 adults, $30 junior.