KINLOCH POKER RUN
Thank you to our Gold Sponsors:
Bought to you by The Kinloch Community Association and Trev Terry
SATURDAY 4TH MARCH 2023
FROM 11AM TO 4PM
Lunch for all participants will be provided at a beach on the lake. (A donation appreciated).
EARLY BIRD ENTRIES $75
$95 on the day (Jet ski early bird entry $40, on the day $60)
All Early Bird Entries will go into the draw for a Weber Q Premium BBQ (valued at $700) and receive 2 extra Poker cards when collecting their Poker hand.
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RULES OF THE POKER RUN
THERE WILL BE NO PRE-RUN BRIEFING SO PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
Any questions or concerns please communicate with either Ross 027 455 5919 or Elwyn 021 999 286.
All vessels are to be in the start area (Foreshore of Whangamata Bay, Kinloch to the right – looking from the shore – of the swim only area) by 10.55 am.
The run will commence at 11.00 am. If the Harbour Masters boat is in the bay then his blue flashing lights will display for the last 5 minutes followed by his siren or flare at start time.
This event is not a race! All Lake Taupo Navigation Safety Bylaws apply and must be adhered to.
Larger vessels have right of way.
The boat number collection stations will be vessels anchored off the beach in the designated bays.
You must approach these vessels at a slow speed (remember within 50m is 5 knots!) with them on your
PORT side. Hold up your number as you approach the station and once you get the thumbs up continue to port and head toward the next station.
The course will be advised closer to the day as weather details wind direction etc become more certain.
The card collection point will be from a KCA table at the Kinloch Community Hall available from 2pm. Prize giving will commence at 4.30pm at the hall.
The prize-giving will commence in the Kinloch Community Hall at 4.30 pm. ALL envelopes will be opened in front of the official ' Tournament Director' who will rank the hands.
On opening your hand you will be offered the opportunity to discard up to four cards at a replacement cost of $10.00 per new card.
In the event of two or more poker hands being of equal ranking, the winner will be decided by a single card draw (Ace high). The person with the highest ranking card will be declared the winner.
Spot prizes will be drawn using the hand numbers.
The best team prize will be decided by the organizers.
Participants must be present at the prize giving and be in possession of a card envelope with their hand number to receive a prize.
Full entry fees and additional poker hand payments must accompany the entry form.
Early Bird registration payments can be made via the internet making payments to The Kinloch Community Association; account: 03 0430 0247484 00. Enter skipper's name so as to identify and reference Poker Run. Scan and forward entry form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the day registration at the KCA registration tent at Kinloch Community Hall from 9.00 am. Cash only please.
When arriving at the registration hall the skipper will also receive their registration number, course details and Lake Taupo boating rules in a start pack.
The skipper will be required to fill out a form listing all persons on his / her vessel stating whether adult or child. The approximate age of children is to be supplied.
Marshalls will be present at the Marina to help direct boat traffic in and out of the ramp. As part of this event you are required to follow their instructions where given. Please demonstrate courtesy and consideration for other boats.
Postponement of the event on Saturday (or cancellation on Sunday) will be notified on the KCA Facebook and web page in the morning, Confirmation can also be obtained by contacting the marina office 07 377 3323 from 0700 hrs.
Please Note: Normal Kinloch Marina ramp fees of $20.00 apply to non-season pass holders.
Thanks for being part of this exciting event and we look forward in catching up on the day.
For more information email Elwyn: email@example.com