Canoe Racing are proud to be a part of the 2024 Zespri Aims Games, Australasia’s biggest junior sporting event. For intermediate school students, this is the chance to represent your school at kayaking in a fun and exciting event.
Canoe Sport at the 2024 Zespri Aims Games is made up of two separate events- Canoe Slalom and Canoe Racing (flatwater/ocean paddling). There is one entry fee which allows for participation at both the Canoe Slalom and Canoe Racing events, although paddlers can choose to only compete in one or the other if they prefer.
The Canoe Racing event at the Zespri Aims Games is on Tuesday 10th September and utilizes the CRNZ Kahawai format, which designed to be an enjoyable, engaging entry into paddling competition and to build bridges between flatwater/sprint, ocean, surf and river paddling. It includes both individual and team events, for year 7 and 8 boys and girls, raced off the beach at the stunning Pilot Bay in Mt Maunganui, Tauranga.
This is a disability inclusive event.
The Canoe Slalom event is held at McLarens Falls on 8th-9th September. We encourage participants to try both events!
Entries open- Friday 8th March 2024 at 9.00am
Entries close- Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 7.59pm
Entry fee: $80 per student (The entry fee includes both the
Canoe Slalom and Canoe Racing events, although paddlers can
choose to only compete in one or the other if they prefer.)
How to Enter: Entries must be done through your school Aims Games Coordinator, so please contact your school if you wish to take part.
If you have any questions regarding the Canoe Racing event, contact Danika Mowlem firstname.lastname@example.org