The 3rd Annual Evans Head Ocean Swims will be held over the Queens Birthday Long Weekend.
Event - Evans Head Ocean Swims
Organiser - Evans Head SLSC
Distance - 2km, 750m and Dash for Cash (Race over 25m, four categories 50+ and U50, Male and Female.)
Venue - Both main swims run on circuits in front of Evans Head SLSC. The Dash for Cash is at Evans Head Aquatic Centre on the Sat'dee afternoon.
Time/Date - Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9, 2013, (Queens Birthday long weekend) 2pm Saturday (Dash for Cash), 9:30am Sunday (750m), 10:15am (2km)
Registration - Sat'dee, June 8, 2pm, Evans Head Aquatic Centre, then race day at the surf club until 9am.
Entry fee - 2km - $30, 750m - $20, Both swims - $40 (Race day entries subject to a $10 late fee in addition to entry fee). Dash for Cash - $10.
Online entries close - 1pm, Saturday, June 8, 2013
Prize money - Dash for Cash, $200 per event (total $800) courtesy of Evans Head Aquatic Centre, 2km - 1st - $600, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $150, M/F
Conditions - Evans Head is a broad, open beach which receives some protection from the southern headland, and from a breakwater also at the southern end of the beach. The breakwater also offers a handy run-out if seas get up a bit. Otherwise, expect typical beach break conditions with banks, gutters, rips, etc.
Mimimum age - 13 (2km) 10 (other swims)
For further information including entries please visit the official Ocean Swims website.