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Event Rules


Entries into the Canoe Classic are subject to the terms and conditions at

It is your responsibility to read the rules carefully and observe them at all times when participating in any Hawkesbury Canoe Classic event.
The organising Committee reserves the right for whatever reasons to shorten or abandon the Classic (for example, on direction of a Government department or for safety reasons) and to make subsequent decisions regarding results, handicap times, reconstituting classes and the awarding of medallions and ribbons.
All paddlers must obey all directions by Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Officials (including Volunteer Marine Rescue NSW, NSW SES and RMS personnel). Penalty - disqualification!


The organising Committee reserves the right to disqualify, refuse entry or impose time penalties for any breach of the rules.

Refund Policy

Entry fee refunds


  • Should the organisers cancel the event on or before September 18th  2022– 100% refund

  • Should a paddler elect to withdraw their entry after September 18h 2022 – No refund

  • Should a paddler elect to withdraw their entry before September 18th 2022 –  A partial refund of the entry fee will be paid 

  • Should the event be cancelled after October 2nd 2022, due to the application of a Public Health Order, or similar, the association MAY, at its discretion, make a partial refund of entry fees. 


In the event of a late cancellation, there will be a recorded message on the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Information Number 0458674948 and an announcement on the website  

Note: Sponsorship funds cannot be refunded as they are a tax deductible charitable donation.

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