Bideford Canoe club invites you to join them for their first Dulverton Division 4 and Open Canoe Slalom, held in the beautiful Exmoor National Park on the River Barle. This is a fun Class 2 river, making it the perfect event for both Juniors and Seniors new to slalom or those wanting to test their slalom skills.
Venue: River Barle, Dulverton, Somerset. (O.S.Map OL9, Grid Ref. SS9128, Satnav: TA22 9HJ).
Saturday is a practice day for all registered paddlers and Sunday is competition day. Each paddler will get two timed runs down the river. Sign up on Saturday to get your bib and participate in the practice sessions.
Practice until 10am
Registration at 10am
Official Practice at 11am
First runs begin at 12 noon
Second runs begin at 2pm
Entry fee for BCU members (bring your membership card): £7 for Seniors, £4.75 for Juniors. Non-Members can enter by paying a one-time £5 temporary BCU membership on top of entry fee.
The nearest campsite is Lowtrow Cross, a 4-star Adults-only Camping and Caravan Site. All other local campsites are closed for the winter. There are B&Bs in and around Dulverton, check out
Tripadvisor to find one that suits.
Refreshment van will be available both days, selling hot food, snacks and drinks.
In the interests of safety please supervise under sixteen’s at all times, especially on the river banks and crossing roads.
Competitors should stay on the water at the end of their run to act as safety for the next three competitors.
Further details may be found on the Event Flyer.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Nick on 07970 206539.