Key Dates for Competitors

See Festivals page for information on community activity

Early Bird Entries OpenSunday, 28 May 20239:00 amOnline
Paddle Seeding Race #1
LiveLighter The Ramon
Sunday, 28 May 2023TBC
Early Bird Entries CloseFriday, 30 June 202311:59 pmOnline
Standard Entries OpenSaturday, 1 July 202300:00 amOnline
Paddle Seeding Race #2
LiveLighter Northam to Toodyay
Sunday, 16 July 2023TBC
Standard Entries CloseSunday, 23 July 202311:59 pmEntries will re-open on 29 July 2023, and late fees will apply to support additional admin required
Paddle Seeding Race #3
Walyunga to Middleswan 'Showdown'
Sunday, 30 July 2023TBC
Scrutineering (Paddlecraft)Friday, 28 July 20233:00 - 7:00 pmAscot Kayak Club
Scrutineering (Powercraft)Saturday, 5 August 2023Bells Rapids Car Park
Time Trial (Powercraft)Saturday, 5 August 2023Bells Rapids to Middle Swan
Practice (Paddlecraft)Saturday, 5 August -
Sunday, 6 August 2023
See participant guide for all the details
Practice (Powercraft)Sunday, 6 August 2023Northam Weir to Posselts Ford
Avon Descent RegistrationFriday, 11 August 202312:00 pm –
6.00 pm
Dome Cafe, Northam, Parking at Bernard Park (Competitors Only). Access via Peel Terrace
Avon Descent Day 1Saturday, 12 August 20238:00 am onward (official start time TBC)Avon River, Northam
Avon Descent Day 2Sunday, 13 August 20237:00 am onward (official start time TBC)Cobbler Pool, Toodyay
Avon Descent Finish LineSunday, 13 August 2023Expect participants from 11amRiverside Gardens, Bayswater