Bendigo Cup Sunday 24 September

Bendigo Cup Sunday 24 September and Paddling Clinics, Bendigo, 23-24 September

Registration for both events are at:

Ensure when you are registering via Webscorer that you enter your PA number with PA infront of the number.
Note that the date of birth format otherwise it wont accept your date

The Bendigo Cup & Ready-to-Race Clinic flyer is at:

We would love to see you paddling at the cup and we have events to cater for the racers and rec paddlers alike


Bendigo Cup & Community Fun Paddle–Sun 24th September 2023

Venue: Lake Weeroona. Canoes, outriggers, sups, skis, sea kayaks, whitewater, touring & racing boats are most welcome.

Entry fees were reduced during COVID to encourage participation.  This is continued for this year’s event.

Choice of 10 big laps (approx 12 km), 5 laps or 4 laps

  1. Bendigo Canoe Club Cup Handicap Event  – all age groups and craft – 10 Laps
  2. Rob Bearham Memorial Trophy Fastest K1- 10 laps
  3. Half distance – 5 big laps (ideal for juniors/ schools)
  4. Community FUN paddle – nice cruise of up to 4 laps (you choose) no timing, and you can pay $5 cash directly to the club &  will cover a lovely morning tea  


All clubs and paddlers welcome. Free morning tea.

Entry Process and fees:

  1. Entry Fees:  Open $20 / Juniors $15 per person
  1. Please enter early so you don’t miss out, entries may be limited. (Entries close on)
  2. 2023 Bendigo Cup and Race Clinics | Event registration | Webscorer
  1. Groups and schools please email either John Young and your group can be invoiced.
  2. Community Fun Paddlers $5 per person (Please email  )
  3. It you have any particular entry issues please give Tony a call on 0411605239.
  4. Further information BCC president Owen Hayden – 0409896117. Glenn Parkhill- 0432608207


Event Details

  • 9.00 am sharp: Bendigo Cup (12km) inclusive of the Rob Bearham Memorial and handicap trophy (all classes). K1, WK1, JK1, Open Canoes, open TK1, TK2, skis etc.
  • 10.30 am: 5 laps all classes and craft (schools)
  • Community FUN Paddle: 2 to 4 lap’s, no racing, recreation & sea kayaks.
  • The Course large anticlockwise laps on our pretty lake, behind the 2 islands. No portages.
  • Lifejackets must be worn. Everybody to adhere to COVID & hygiene protocols

Bendigo friendly Sprints and (3 x 5km) Saturday 18th November 2023

Briefing @9.00am.      Start@ 9.30.     All classes catered for 

Registration for this event is:

The early registration fee is $20 for the Sprints and $15 for the 5k, less a $5 discount for juniors ($30 total).

The standard registration fee is $25+$15, less $5 for juniors ($35 total).

Late registration fee is +$20.

This includes :  6 races (3 sprints (400 m singles, 200 m singles and 200 m doubles) and 3 * 5 km (singles, doubles, mixed doubles)

Free morning tea included.

Divisional format times

  • The sprint divisions will be called “groups” to avoid confusion with Marathon racing divisions.
  • The recommended times for each group are as follows.  These are based on 200 m singles sprint times.
    • Group 1 (<40 s for 200m)
    • Group 2 (40-45 sec)
    • Group 3 (45-50 sec)
    • Group 4 (50-55 sec)
    • Group 5 (55-60 sec)
    • Group 6 (60-65 sec)
    • Group 7 (65-70 sec)
    • Group 8 (70+ sec)
    • Adaptive/Para


Please contact John Young at PV Marathon  (  or Tony Misson ( at Bendigo Canoe Club if you require more information.

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