2021 May #2 Newsletter

1.   Final Days of Early Bird

Early Bird ends midnight 31st May 2021


Take advantage of discounted entry fees – with no entry fee increase since 2019

Enter as a Powerboater


In addition to the Early Bird discount, only Paddlers entering during Early Bird may request a race ID.

If you miss out on front grid seeding, remaining paddlers will be gridded in order of entry so entering as early as possible guarantees you a better position.

Enter as a Paddler


2.   Paddler Seeding Races are Back!

Northam’s Avon Descent Association has partnered with Paddle WA to introduce a whole new paddler seeding competition for the 2021 Avon Descent. Combining some old and some new races, this could be one of the most exciting Avon Descent qualifying seasons we’ve seen yet.

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3.   Whats New in the Rules?

In addition to paddle seeding, we have introduced a few new rules in 2021 (and 2020) that we thought we would highlight ahead of the event.

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4.   Act Belong Commit Avon Descent Volunteering

Northam’s Avon Descent Association is proud to partner with Healthway under the Act Belong Commit program in 2021 to announce the Act Belong Commit Avon Descent Volunteering program. With more opportunities for volunteering and greater recognition, it’s more rewarding than ever to get involved.

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5.   Avon Descent Support Unit

Avon Descent Support Unit Training has begun

Our famous rescue & recovery support team, the Act Belong Commit Avon Descent Support Unit kicked off their training in Collie on the 15th of May. With a range of different roles available and really close knit team it can be a great experience for those wanting to be a part of something unique.

Check out some training pics below, truly an embodiment of Act Belong Commit!

Check out their facebook page for more info and upcoming training sessions

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