Get your tinnie, get your tyre for these awesome Friday 31 July activities!

This year we have some fantastic Friday afternoon activities in Northam!

Friday 31st July afternoon program:

Northam Weir between Newcastle Road Traffic Bridge and Pedestrian Swing Bridge

1:00pm   Northam Senior High School  Paddle Challenge

2:00pm   Radiowest  Tinnies Challenge

4:00pm   Avon Valley Advocate Tube  Race

Entry fee $20 per person – Proceeds to ‘ Give me Five for Kids’ charity


Scrutineering and Registration will be at Broome Terrace, Upstream of Swing Bridge

Tinnies: 1:30pm

Tubes:   3:30pm

Maximum of 21 Tinnies in the Tinnie race with 2 competitors in Tinnie.

As many people can fit comfortably in the tube.  This will be checked at Scrutineering.


Try your local Tyre shop for a tyre, however if you are in Northam Simon from Beaurepaires Northam has kindly put a few tubes aside! Make sure you contact him!

Beaurepaires Northam

Address: 36 Fitzgerald Street East, Northam, WA 6401

Phone: (08) 9622 1022

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8.00 AM – 5.00 PM, Sat:8.00 AM – 11.00 AM


Please note: Entry rules do apply. Entrants will be racing under the rules and regulations of Northam’s Avon Descent Association. See Rules and Regulations with particular reference to rules 264 and 265.

Avon Support Unit Rescue and recovery craft and personnel on site.



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