COUNTRY SERIES SLALOM RACE 1: Big River Slalom Rapid
Sunday 17th Jul 2022
34km (approx. 40 min) from Eildon on the Big River Road
If the river is too low, the event will be cancelled. The level is currently low and the 14-day forecast does not predict much rain.
If participation levels are too low to support a full slalom race a training session on of unlimited full runs may be run instead.
Please look out for announcements in the week before the race.
A map to find the site can be found at the following link. Acknowledgement and thanks to Whitehorse Canoe Club for putting this map together. https://www.whitehorsecanoeclub.com/_download/maps/03_BIG_RIVER_V1.pdf
Saturday 18th Jun
· 2:00pm – Course set up. Please come and help the event won’t happen without it.
· 4:00pm – Free Practice – Clubs/Individuals to provide own safety
Sunday 19th Jun
· 9:00am – Course Closed and Bib Collection
· 9:15am – Briefing for competitors, parents, judges, volunteers
· 9:30am – Start of first runs
· Second Runs
· Pack up and Presentation estimated at 12:30pm
Entries ($20) can be made using the link Country Series Race 1
Online entries close 9pm Thursday 17th July. Entries will be taken on the day but online is much preferred. Online entries minimise hassles on the day and make running the race easier, they will also be used as a guide to determine if there is enough interest for the race to proceed.
Free camping with limited facilities is available nearby at Horseshoe Bend Camping Ground. Accommodation is also available at Eildon 40min away.
The weather is likely to be cold, paddlers should wear appropriate clothing to stay warm, such as thermals and cags.
Results will be available on the day and also posted on the Paddle Victoria Website (News Section) and on the Canoe Slalom Victoria Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/267054907129261
Ivanhoe Grammar and Melbourne Canoe Club Paddlers: Leanne McLaughlan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Event Organisers (Victorian Slalom Technical Committee): email@example.com