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