Entries are Now Closed

Entries close on the 26 April 2018 at 9pm

Join in a weekend of paddle races and activities on the waters of the Clyde River on the unspoilt NSW South Coast.

With events for serious competitors, casual paddlers and families, this exciting event is sure to challenge and inspire.

Paddle Challenge Launch & Check-in: Friday 27 April 2018, from 4pm at the Coachhouse Marina Resort, Batemans Bay

Friday Night is a very special evening and we would love you to join us for a sit down dinner with our special guest speaker Robin Bell. Robin has competed in three summer Olympics and has won a bronze medal in the C1 event in Beijing in 2008. He also won the overall world cup title in C1 in 2005 & 2008.

Saturday Night – Join us for our Bonfire Bonanza at the race location.  Korners Park, Batemans Bay

Saturday Night is our night of relaxation around our cosy bonfire, live music, food stalls, and fireworks to cap off a great event. After a day of racing you will all deserve a night of relaxation. Everyone is welcome and the local community are invited along to share in the occasion. So bring your family and friends and chill back by the warmth of the bonfire and community atmosphere. Festivities from 5-9pm

Paddle Challenge Races: Saturday 28 April 2018

You can register for:

26km Marathon Race

Pre-Qualifier: To enter the 26km Marathon Race categories, you must have participated in a marathon distance of at least 20km or be affiliated with a paddling club. If you feel you can achieve this distance and do not qualify for the above and wish to enter, please email race organisers for acceptance before submitting entry at info@batemansbaypaddlechallenge.com.au
Craft ClassesCategoriesEntry Fee1st Prize2nd Prize
K1Open Male
Open Female
$80
$80
$250
$250
TBA
TBA
K2/DoublesOpen Doubles$160$250TBA
Surf SkiOpen Male
Open Female
$80
$80
$250
$250
TBA
TBA
Ocean SkiOpen Male
Open Female
$80
$80
$250
$250
TBA
TBA
OC1Open Male
Open Female
$80
$80
$250
$250
TBA
TBA
OC2Open Doubles$160$250TBA
K1, Surf Ski and
Ocean Ski Combined
Masters* Male
Masters* Female
$80
$80
$250
$250
TBA
TBA

*over 50s may choose to enter an open category if wanting to compete against certain craft

Note: If we receive greater than three entries from over 50’s in each category (for non-masters designated categories) we may create a masters category within that open category. Certificates of recognition will be awarded in this instance.

13km Half Marathon Race

Craft ClassesCategoriesEntry Fee1st Prize2nd Prize
K1Open Male
Open Female
$60
$60
$150
$150
TBA
TBA
K2/DoublesOpen Doubles$120$150TBA
Surf SkiOpen Male
Open Female
$60
$60
$150
$150
TBA
TBA
Ocean SkiOpen Male
Open Female
$60
$60
$150
$150
TBA
TBA
SUPMale$60$150TBA

8km Paddle Dash

Craft ClassesCategoriesEntry Fee1st Prize2nd Prize
Single CraftOpen Male
Open Female
$50
$50
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
DoublesOpen$100TBATBA
SUPMale
Female
$50
$50
$100
$100
TBA
TBA
Single CraftUnder 18 Male and Female$40PrizeTBA

Make sure to register for this event if you love a challenging & rewarding race.

Find all race details, prizes and registration fees

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Competing or not, come and join us