Schedule of Events Round 1 & 2

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Round 1 and 2, Riverland Dinghy Club Magic 93.1 Championship Series.

Official Practice Sessions  – Driven by RDC with provision for Duty Boats

  • Thursday 1st February 8am (prior to pre race check in)
  • Saturday 3rd February 8am (last chance prior to Dinghy Derby)

Please Note:  All boats and drivers, must comply with RDC Code of Conduct and required safety equipment.

Pre Race Boat and Motor Check Wednesday 31st January

  • 6pm Club Rooms, Paringa Street, Renmark Oval Entrance

Please Note:  If you are new to the sport, require a quick look over your boat and motor this is your opportunity to call in, pick up some tips and make any last minute changes.

Pre Race Check In  – Meet and Greet.    Compulsory session, all Drivers must attend.  

Thursday 1st February,  Renmark Club 1pm to 8pm  

  • Collection of boat sticker numbers and cowling round sticker
  • Transponders and wrist bands if purchased
  • Merchandise Sales, new limited edition T Shirt, Jackets, Hoodies, Polo Shirts, Singlets, Hats assorted and Stubbie Holders

Please Note:    This is the only time you can collect your boat stickers and numbers etc.  These are required for your first event.

Merchandise Sales will be limited on Friday 12 to 4pm and Sunday 11 to 3pm at the Renmark Club

Renmark Club Dash 4 Cash Round 1, Magic 93.1 Championship Series

Friday 2nd February Racing in front of the Renmark Club.   Please note change of times.

  • 12 noon to 2.00 pm  Pre Race Scrutineering at the Ski Club Site      
  • 3.30pm Drivers/Competitor’s Brief at Renmark Club. Compulsory for all drivers and navigators to attend
  • Round 1 & 2 – Qualifying Heat  4pm, 15hp, 25hp, 30hp, 300cc. This is dependent on DNS entries                         
  • 6.30 to 7pm Display 
  • Round 1 Qualifying Heat    7pm,  30hp S/Standards, 30hp Rookies, 30hp Sports
  • Finals 7.45pm, 15hp 25hp, 30hp, 300cc
  • Round 2,  Qualifying Heat 8.15pm, 30hp S/Standards, 30hp Rookies, 30hp Sports
  • Finals 9.00 pm, 30hp S/Standards, 30hp Rookies,  30hp Sports 
  • Racing estimated to finish by 10.00pm (this time allows for any ‘boat moments’ that are possible) 
  • First four place getters engines/motors will be taped for Pre Race Scrutineering on Saturday Morning 8am  Renmark Auto Service
  • Racers are escorted in convoy to boat ramps (place Getters first) with portable lighting at approx. 10.15
  • Merchandise sales from 4pm to 7pm. Location:  Renmark Club
  • Food and drink stalls, twilight markets, free bouncy castle on the lawn area, Renmark Club open for meals.

Sunday 4th February Red Bull Dinghy Derby Round 2,  Magic 93.1 Championship Series

  • 6 to 8.30 Pre Race Scrutineering Murray Avenue, Renmark Club
  • 9am to 9.30am Drivers/Competitor’s Brief inside Renmark Club Compulsory for all drivers and navigators to attend
  • Racing from 10am Race 1, Racing from 12.15pm  to 12.30pm Race 2, Racing completed by approximately 3pm (river closure will be lifted once course is completely clear)
  • Merchandise sales 11am to 3pm
  • First 4 place getters engines/motors taped for post race scrutineering immediately after race.
  • 5.30 to 6pm Trophy Presentation Dash 4 Cash and Dinghy Derby
  • 6pm onwards Meals available from Renmark Club

Monday 5th February

  • Race Course Clean up.

RDC Request for Assistance from all Club Members

Throughout the last year many of you have offered your assistance to the club in the running of our events.  Thank you.  If you are keen please step up. The committee would be very grateful of any help you can provide.

12.00 to 2.00pm Pre Race Scrutineering at the Ski Club SiteSaturday 3rd February 8am Leaving Goolwa Street Boat Ramp (last chance prior to Dinghy Derby)

  • 3.30pm Driver’s Brief at Renmark Club.  Compulsory for all drivers and navigators to attend
  • Racing Commences from 4pm onwards, (to be confirmed once entries close) with two qualifying rounds for 15HP, 25HP, 30HP Standard and 300cc Modified
  • Next up, 30HP Super Standard, 30HP Rookies, 30HP Sports competing first qualifying round
  • Next up, Final for 15HP, 25HP, 30HP Standard, 300 Modified
  • Second qualifying round for 30HP Super Standard, 30HP Rookies and 30HP Sports followed immediately by finals
  • Racing estimated to finish by 10pm
  • First four place getters engines/motors will be taped for Pre Race Scrutineering on Saturday Morning 8am location to be advised
  • Racers are escorted in convoy to boat ramps with portable lighting at approx. 10.15
  • Merchandise sales from 12 to 4pm. Location:  Renmark Club
  • Food and drink stalls, markets, bouncy castle on the lawn area. Renmark Club and surrounding businesses open for meals.

Saturday  3rd February  Race Preparation Day

Sunday 4th February Red Bull Dinghy Derby Round 2,  Magic 93.1 Championship Series

  • 6 to 8.30 Pre Race Scrutineering Murray Avenue, Renmark Club
  • 9am to 9.30am Driver’s Brief inside Renmark Club Compulsory for all drivers and navigators to attend
  • Racing from 10am Race 1, Racing from 12 noon Race 2, Racing completed by approximately 3pm (river closure will be lifted once course is completely clear)
  • Merchandise sales 11 to 3pm
  • First 4 place getters engines/motors taped for post race scrutineering to be held at Renmark Auto service following the race.
  • 530 to 6pm Trophy Presentation Dash 4 Cash and Dinghy Derby
  • 6pm onwards Meals available from Renmark Club

RDC Request for Assistance from all Club Members

Throughout the last year many of you have offered your assistance to the club in the running of our events.  Thank you.  If you are keen please step up. The committee would be very grateful of any help you can provide.

Help is required to:

  • Conduct the practice sessions: Duty boats at each end of the course.  Someone to check over boats and safety equipment.  Observation of driver/navigator handling in the creeks, general assistance to competitors to enhance the club’s safety record.
  • 2 x persons to man Pre Race Scrutineering sign off station at Dash and Derby (Indemnity/pre race scrutineering forms)
  • 2 x persons to man Bretho Station at Dash (positions now filled) and Derby (positions vacant)
  • Traffic flow at Pre Race Scrutineering at Ski Club Site for the Dash and on Murray Avenue for the Derby
  • Race Course set up and cleanup throughout the event.
  • Distribution of Race Programs upriver and at Carnage Corner and Kylies Creek.
  • Come along to the Pre Race Check in session on Thursday and put yourself out there to meet and greet other competitors. Many are travelling from interstate and do not know other competitors.  Over the years the club has established a good record of friendship and assistance to other racer let’s not let this valuable asset slip.

Note:  Subject to change depending on race entry numbers etc.

 

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