Avon Descent FAQ

I’d like to change my category   

Go to registration at Northam Swimming Pool.

I’m withdrawing  from the event 

SMS your Race ID and surname to 0457 134 680.

I can only do the second days racing 

Unfortunately we are unable to split the race.  Please contact the office on Monday/

I can’t make it to Northam Registration 

Someone from your team needs to register in Northam and place your craft in the pit area before 9.30pm. Otherwise you cannot start the race.

Where do I get merchandise?   

Pre-ordered merchandise was available at registration. There no other merchandise available unless already ordered.

Any other problem issue of urgent nature  

SMS 0457 134 680.

What’s my Grid number?    

Grids will be on display at Registrations.

Grid Information

Day 1 & Day 2 – Grid information available on the website or see an official.

Day 2 Grids will be uploaded to the Avon Decent Website at 7pm on Saturday the 1 of August 2015.

Require additional craft and event stickers 

Additional stickers will be available at Registration in Northam on the 31 July 2015.

Race ID Number Requirements HELMET

Competitors DO NOT need to purchase Craft Race ID Stickers – Bluechip Timing will supply helmet race ID Number Stickers and timing chips for all competitors at registration on Friday 31 July 2015 at Northam Swimming Pool.

*All Competitors MUST bring their helmet to registration.

CRAFT

Competitors DO NOT need to purchase Helmet Race ID Stickers. Bluechip Timing will supply race ID Number Stickers and timing chips for all competitors at registration on Friday 31 July 2015 at Northam Swimming Pool. .

Helmets              

All competitors must bring their helmets to registration on Friday 31 July 2015. Bluechip timing will supply race ID number stickers and timing chips at this time.

Any competitors with a carbon helmet must apply the foam spacer between the helmet and the timing chip (Bluechip timing will supply spacer material at registrations).

*Notify the organisers at the Registrations if you have a carbon helmet.

Stickers

The following Stickers supplied in your competitor packs MUST be placed and be visible on all craft. Apply stickers on a clean dry surface 12 hours prior to getting wet.

2 x Sunday Times/PerthNow Stickers: To be placed on the front top deck for paddlers and front side for power (1 on each side).

2 x Network Ten Stickers: To be placed adjacent to the above/

Competitors DO NOT need to purchase Helmet Race ID Stickers – Bluechip Timing will supply helmet race ID Number Stickers and timing chips for all competitors at registration on Friday 31 July 2015 at Northam Swimming Pool.

*All Competitors MUST bring their helmet to registration.

Registration

Date: Friday the 31 July 2015

Time: Registration is open between 10am & 9:30pm.

Location: Northam’s Swimming Pool, Mitchel Avenue, Northam

(Northam is approximately 1 hour from Midland in light traffic. )

Follow the signs into Northam and to registration (Northam Swimming Pool) Following registration take your craft to the start line pit area which is at Katrine Bridge – 20 minutes south of Northam.

Contact: N/A

Detail: All craft must be in the pit area at Katrine Bridge by 10pm on Friday 31 July 2015

All Competitors MUST also bring their helmets to registration.

Day One

Date: Saturday the 1st of August 2015

Time: 8am

Location: Northam

Detail    All the training culminates for a magnificent start on the Avon River.

Day Two

Date: Sunday the 2nd of August 2015

Time: From 8am for paddlers and 12 noon for power competitors.

Location: TBC

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