The Canoe SA Team Paddle Challenge is held close to the full moon weekend in October at Roonka Scout Activities Centre north of Blanchetown in the Riverland, taking advantage of a beautiful section of the River Murray. The event starts on the Saturday with Scrutineering commencing at 7.30am, a safety briefing at 10.15am and teams commence on the water at 11.00am. Six hours searching for checkpoints on Saturday and 5 1/2 hours on Sunday with all teams back at Roonka by mid-day on Sunday. We finish with a sausage sizzle and presentations to the winning teams. All groups are encouraged to stay for the presentations.
Many teams choose to travel to Roonka on the Friday afternoon and camp at Roonka.
Registration will open from 7.30am on Saturday .
Camping fees for Roonka on Friday night are $8/head. (also applies to non-paddlers for Friday & Saturday night)