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Competition Schedule

Provisional Programme

 

 

Below is the provisional programme schedule for the 2017 World Championships.  Please note this is subject to change.

 

 

 

Sat 5 August –         9:00am -              REGISTRATION

Mon 7 August          5:00pm               Registration open for all competition categories

 

 

 

 

Tues 8 August –       8:00 am-             COMPETITION

Sat 12 August           6:00pm               Competition Panning

 

                                    10:00am-             ACTIVITIES

                                     4:00pm               Childrens Entertainment onsite

                                                                 

 

Mon 7 August –        EVERYDAY         Gold panning in a local river available

Sat 12 August                                      

                                   

                                      8:00pm -           EVENING EVENTS

                                     12:00pm           Live music and entertainment including Scottish and regional entertainers in

                                                                  the main arena marquee

 

Mon 7 August              6:00pm             NATIONS PARADE

                                                                  Contestants gather in Moffat Town Centre for the Nations Parade followed by      

                                                                  the World Goldpanning Championships Opening Ceremony at the Main Arena.

 

Wed 9 August               7:00pm            2018 HOSTS EVENT

                                                                  Presentation for WGPC Slovakia 2018

 

Thur 10 August             7:00pm           WGA AGM - Location - Buccleuch Arms Hotel

                                                                  The Annual General Meeting of the World Gold Panning Association.

 

Sat 12 August               9:00am -          FINALS DAY

                                        5:00pm             The finals will take place in each category followed by the awards and closing                                  

                                                                   ceremonies

 

 

ACTIVITIES

Historic, cultural and gold-related excursions in and around Moffat and the Dumfries and Galloway region