2018 Australian Titles Update

The committee is currently finalising the event schedule, which will be released with the rider information pack and entry forms. Prior to this there have been several question that riders have asked to enable them to plan for the event. To enable all riders, support crew, family and spectators to plan, please note the following:

Thursday 7 June
– set up race site

Friday 8 June
– set up on water infastructure
– race ski scrutineering from mid morning until early afternoon
– safety briefing and track practice in the afternoon.
– no refuelling on site for race skis.
– There will be a rider briefing and questions on Friday evening at Warners at the Bay (function room) in the early evening.

Saturday 9 June
– Safety briefing for all riders
– moto 1 & 2 of the endurance classes
– moto’s for circuit racing (all classes will have moto’s)

Sunday 10 June
– Safety briefing for all riders
– moto 3 of the endurance classes
– moto’s for circuit racing (all classes will have moto’s)
– remove all on-water race infrastructure
– presentation will be in the evening at Warners at the Bay (function room)

Monday 11 June
– pack up race site

Other key items
– In the endurance race the 1100 runabout class will be run separately from the other runabout classes.
– Juniors will only race with other juniors and never be on the track with seniors (at any time, including practice).
– there will be log jumps (2 or 3) for ski riders (except juniors), which are compulsory unless the obstacle is closed due to safety issues (rider down).
– there will a couple of food sales vans onsite

The briefing and presentations will be held at Warners at the Bay. It is a multi function venue (pub, restaurant, kids area, function centre) only minutes from the race site with lots of parking near by. In addition to this they also have 50 hotel rooms, of which most were still vacant today when we secured the function venue.

We hope this help you plan your trip to Lake Macquarie. More info to come as it is confirmed and please keep the questions coming (sensible ones). We will continue to try and respond at the earliest available time.

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