2016 Schedule of Events

Friday 12th February 2016

7am – 9am

Breakfast with the Stars. Kerribee Sound Shell, Cobb Highway, Moama.

Breakfast available from Beechworth Bakery.

7.45am to 8.15am

Poster signings with the stars of Ski Racing at the Breakfast with the Stars.

 

10.30am to 12.30pm

Southern 80 Market Place

Venue: Moama Market Place, Perricoota Road Moama

Have your boat on display, promote your sponsors, sell your mecharndise, old ski gear, old ski boats.

 

11am to 5 pm

Briefing & Paperwork Collection. Compulsory for all Drivers and Observers and recommended for all team members. This is a video briefing, will occur every 45 minutes.

Venue: MWSC Office – 72 Annesley st Echuca

 

7.00pm to 12am

Morrison’s Winery Launch Evening, Morrison’s Winery, Merool Lane Moama.
Dress: Cocktail

 

Saturday 13th February 2016

Total Tools Static Display

9am to 1pm

Hare Street Echuca between Anstruther & Darling Streets

See many of the boats and teams on display, a chance to get up close to see these magnificant machines.

 

All Day – gates open 7.30am
No BYO Alcohol, No Dogs Allowed.

Victoria Park Boat Ramp – the finish area for the 2016 Southern 80.

Entry is $35 for a weekend pass and $25 per day. No Dogs, No BYOG

Here you can see the boats as they cross the finish line.
Trade displays, including Southern 80 Merchandise, Carlton Dry Chill Out Zone.
Food and beverages are all available.
Kids play area contains a range of activities from colouring in, bucking bull, facepainting and the cost is $10 per day.

The Carlton Dry Chill Out Zone will be available so that you are able to ‘chill’ and watch all the action.

All day courtesy bus runs from car parking to the gate.

9.00am

Social Class racing, then Juniors, Sub Juniors, Disabled & Tadpoles(Sat AM)- Five Mile  to Victoria Park Boat Ramp

12.30pm Drag boat performing passes of the Vic Park Finish Line. The only place that spectators will be able to see the Drag boats in action other than at the National Water Sports Centre in Melbourne

2.00pm

Beechworth Bakery Bakers Blitz and Presidents Dash (Sat PM), followed by Veterans & Senior Social

5 mile boat ramp to Victoria Park Boat Ramp

Conclusion of Racing and the posting of the official results

Presentation – Victoria Park Boat Ramp

 

Sunday 14th February 2016

All Day – gates open 7.30am – .

Victoria Park Boat Ramp – the finish area for the 2016 Southern 80.

Entry is $35 for a weekend pass and $25 per day. No Dogs, No BYOG

Here you can see the boats as they cross the finish line. The big screen will provide satellite footage from the start line, so that you can see what happens all along the course.
Trade displays, including Southern 80 Merchandise
Food and beverages are all available.
Kids play area contains a range of activities from colouring in, bucking bull, facepainting and the cost is $10 per day.
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The Carlton Dry Chill Out Zone will be available so that you are able to ‘chill’ and watch all the action.

8.30am

Expert Classes 15-22 (Sun AM)- Torrumbarry Weir to Victoria Park Boat Ramp

11:45am Drag boat performing passes of the Vic Park Finish Line. The only place that spectators will be able to see the Drag boats in action other than at the National Water Sports Centre in Melbourne

12.30pm

Expert Classes (Sun PM) – Torrumbarry Weir to Victoria Park Boat Ramp

The rest of the expert classes then complete the course.

Conclusion of Racing and the posting of the official results

Presentation – Victoria Park Boat Ramp