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2018 Avon Schools Challenge

The Avon Schools Challenge is an integral part of our commitment to developing physical and mental health across Western Australia and for fostering a new generation of world class athletes.

We encourage you to get in touch today to discuss your school’s participation in WA’s newest inter-school competition in 2019.

For any queries not covered below, please Contact Us.

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Overview

  • Students will begin on the Avon Descent start line in Northam on the Saturday morning and race downriver towards Duidgee Park in Toodyay
  • A total distance of 30km
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  • All paddle craft formats are permitted – Single and Double, Kayak, Canoes and Skis
    • Participation using other types of paddlecraft is flexible and we encourage you to get in touch to discuss further
  • All participating students will receive an Avon Descent entry race pack
  • Prizes will be awarded at a finish line ceremony conducted by the Avon Descent Chairman at the Toodyay International Food Festival.
  • Participating schools will also gain free access to a 5 week training program developed by Olympic medallist and Australian sprint and marathon champion Ramon Andersson

 

Terms

  • Participation open to students aged 14 – 17 years only
  • There is a compulsory portage for all competing craft at Katrine Bridge and again at Williamson Weir
  • We will happily accommodate for on-water adult supervision however this is not a requirement to participate
  • Students will be given 2x BLUE Race ID Craft Stickers that must be attached to craft in order for us to record a finishing time.
  • Helmets & PFDs will be the responsibility of schools and their representatives
  • Paddling fitness and eligibility for students to compete will be the responsibility of schools and their representatives
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Entry Fee

  • $40.00 per student

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Entry Form - To be completed by school representative/supervisor

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