2007 Australian Wildwater Championships

The  2007 Australian Wildwater Championships will be held on the Goulburn River in Victoria starting on January 7. The program will also include Australian Team selection events on the Mitta River.

The proposed program is detailed below:

Proposed Program of Events

Day

Date

Venue

Details

Sunday

7/01/2007

Goulburn River – Eildon

8.00 to 13.00 – Scrutineering and Practice Runs

13.00 to 14.00 – Briefing and Issue of Body Numbers

14.00 to 17.00 – Australian Rapid Sprints Championships – Slalom Rapid ***

17.30 to 18.00 – Presentation of Medals – Competition Area

Monday

8/01/2007

Goulburn River – Eildon

8.00 to 9.00 – Practice Run

9.00 to 10.00 – Briefing and Issue of Body Numbers

10.00 to 12.00 – Australian Classic Wildwater Championships – Pondage to below Slalom Rapid ***

12.00 to 14.00 – Lunch Break

14.00 to 15.00 – Briefing and Issue of Body Numbers

15.00 to 17.00 – State Teams Classic Wildwater Championships – Pondage to below Slalom Rapid

17.30 to 18.00 – Presentation of Medals – Competition Area

Tuesday

9/01/2007

Move to the Mitta Mitta

Move to the Mitta Mitta River

Practice Runs on the Mitta Mitta River below Dartmouth Dam

Wednesday

10/01/2007

Mitta Mitta River

8.00 to 13.00 – Practice Runs

Dartmouth Dam

13.00 to 14.00 Briefing and Issue of Body Numbers

14.00 to 16.00 – Mitta Mitta Classic Wildwater Race – Dam to Picnic Area ###

17.00 to 17.30 – Presntation of Medals – Picnic Area

Thursday

11/01/2007

Mitta Mitta River

8.00 to 9.00 – Practice Runs

Dartmouth Dam

9.00 to 10.00 – Briefing and Issue of Body Numbers

10.00 to 12.00 – Mitta Mitta Rapid Sprint Race – Sharks Tooth Rapid ###

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These races will be the Australian Championship races for all categories other than Open Male and Female Competitors aswell as selection events

For Open Male and Female Competitors these races will be selection events

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These races will be the Australian Championship races for Open Male and Female Competitors aswell as selection events

For all competitors other than Open Male and Female Competitors these races will be selection events.

For more information, follow these links:

http://www.vic.canoe.org.au/wildwater2007  which will be up and running very shortly.

http://www.vic.canoe.org.au/default.asp?p=11759