2018 John Newton Team Boat Challenge – Registrations Open

Online registration are now open for the annual John Newton Team Boat Challenge which will be on Sunday 1 July 2018 at Preston Park, Currumbin.
Last year we had a great turnout and are looking forward to another great event. Head to bit.ly/2018JohnNewtonChallenge to register now, registrations will also be available on the day.
You will be able to race in up to 3 races on the day so make sure to gather your friends and join us for a fun day out at Currumbin Creek.
For all event enquiries please contact Chris Hurley cbhurley@internode.on.net or Elisabet at QC office qc.events@canoe.org.au.
Presentations on the day will include:

  • Medals for winners in each category
  • Plaque for the club with the highest score will receive the John Newton Team Boat Challenge
  • Plaque for the club that wins the handicap point score

K4 Training Opportunity

Varsity Lakes Paddlers Clubs would like to extend an invitation to Clubs and Members wishing to put a K4 team together to compete in John Newton Team Boat Challenge.

 From 7am-9am each Saturday for next 4 weeks (9 June, 16 June, 23 June and 30 June), K4’s will be made for teams wanting to try or practice in preparation for John Newton Challenge on Sunday 1 July at Currumbin.

 If you are interested contact Chris Hurley on M. 0412 753 112 or E-mail  cbhurley@internode.on.net.

Age Group Craft Gender Distance
U14 K2 Boys, Girls, Mixed 4.5km
U16 K2 Boys, Girls, Mixed 4.5km
Juniors TK2 Boys, Girls, Mixed 4.5km
Juniors K4 Boys, Girls, Mixed 4.5km
Open K2 Men, Women, Mixed 4.5km
Open TK2 Men, Women, Mixed 4.5km
Open C2 Men, Women or Mixed 4.5km
Open Double Ocean Ski Men, Women or Mixed 4.5km
Open TC2 Men, Women or Mixed 4.5km
Open K4 Men, Women or Mixed 4.5km

*You can do up to 3 races on the day. Example: Paddler Open Female – K2 Female, K2 Mixed & K4.

John Newton Team Boat Challenge - Run Sheet


John Newton Team Boat Challenge
Preston Park, Currumbin
Sunday 1 July 2018
DISTANCES 4.5 KM (3X 1.5KM LOOPS)
START 9.00AM
Start 1 Mens K4 (If needed junior boys can be included in boats)
Start 2 Ladies K2
Start 3 Junior Girls K2 U16
Start 4 Junior Girls TK2, 0SKI 2, U16
BREAK
START 10.00AM
Start 5 Mens K2, Mens OSKI 2
Start 6 Ladies K4 (If needed junior girls can be included in boats)
Start 7 U16 Boys K2, TK2
Start 8 Mens C2, Mens TK2, Mens TC2
Start 9 U14 Doubles Girls and Boys K2, TK2
BREAK
START 11.00AM
Start 10 Mixed K2, Mixed O SKI 2
Start 11 Mixed Junior K4 U 16
Start 12 Mixed TK2, TC2, C2
BREAK
START 12.00PM
Start 13 Club K4 Race (This race will be a one way race from the second canal back to the start line approx. 3km)
PRESENTATIONS AFTER RACE 13
See you on Sunday 1 July 2018 at Preston Park, Currumbin.
Queensland Canoeing Marathon Technical Committee