Battle on the Barwon (BoB) Regatta
Sun 18 Aug 2024 09:30 — 14:30

Event information

Battle on the Barwon (BoB)

Date: Sun 18 August

Time: 9.30 am - 2.30 pm

Where: Geelong Canoe Club, 11 Marnock Road, Newtown 3220

Parking: Free along Marnock Road

Categories and divisions:

1. Mixed 20s in 5.4km (Premiers and Seniors)

2. Mixed 10s in 3.5km (Premiers, Seniors, Breast Cancer Paddlers & All Cancer Participants)

6. Opens and Womens 10s in 100m (Premiers, Seniors, Breast Cancer Paddlers and All Cancer Participants)

PLEASE NOTE: Clubs that enter a Mixed 20s 5.4km crew can also enter one only 10's Mixed 3.5km.


Will be determined pending the number of crews and categories entered

Crazy costume or hat:

Prize for the best-dressed participant in a costume or hat


1st and 2nd place trophy for categories of three crew

1st, 2nd and 3rd trophies for categories of four or more crew

Race Draw

Schedule: (Provisional)

The first race will commence at 9.30 am 

Presentations will begin at 3.30 pm

Volunteers Briefing

This briefing will be held at 8.45 am on the morning of the regatta. Please ensure your club volunteer/s are in attendance. The briefing will be held near the starters marquee with the Officials.

Chief Official


Volunteers or Officials (Minimum of one per club participating required)

Register here

Victorian By-Laws and other relevant documents



$22.50 for juniors/students and $45 for adults.


What else is on

  • All-day BBQ and coffee van
  • Selki Watersport shop and marquee
  • Homemade bake stall, with raffle tickets for hampers to be won from DA Geelong (cash or card accepted)

Event Permits

1. View the water permit TBA

2. View the land permit TBA