The Big Bann Challenge is a paddle along the
Lower Bann from Newferry to Drumaheglis - a total distance of around 29
km; and will take place on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th August. An over night camp has been arranged at Portneal Lodge, Kilrea;
(for the less adventurous, B&B can be booked independently)
It’ll be FUN for both novices and experienced canoeists & kayakers!!
Help raise money
All proceeds raised will
go towards our chosen charity, Asterias; which is a local charity
dedicated to helping deprived children in Kenya.
Sponsorship forms can be
provided, and any donations in excess of the basic entrance prices will
greatly help poor children in Kenya.
However if you wish to use the event for a different recognised charity, please let us know and contact your charity to register and gain the appropriate paper work.
Who is eligable to enter
people of all ages (under 18’s must be ac-companied by an adult);
people with disabilities;
novices AND seasoned paddlers.
How to enter
To sign up for this fun event (and get the T-shirt!) complete this
and return to CANI -
This should be completed and returned to CANI by Wednesday 8th August, together with the Registration Fee (see below).
(Cheques should be made out to CANI)
If you’re not an
experienced canoeist CANI can signpost you to local canoe clubs and
training sessions. Advice on equipment is also available from clubs and
our many retail partners.
All participants registered by 20th July will be offered a free training session provided by qualified Canoe / kayak coaches on Saturday 28th July 2012.
Recomended kit to carry
Limited number of boats and equipment is available on request from CANI.
Portneal Lodge, Kilrea is kindly providing the camp site for the event.
B&B can be booked direct at extra cost.
Costs (minimum suggested donations)
Please make cheques payable to CANI
Adult Individual (18+) £25
Team members £20 each
Special family rates available