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Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree

Annual two day event introducing gold panning and detector demonstrations.

Bring along the family for a fun filled prospecting weekend and participate in all the activities to do with detecting and gold panning. Major gold detector draws, and many lucky draw prizes up for grabs.

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March 2016

Senior Detector Token Hunt $45.00 for the weekend including breakfast & entertainment on the Saturday Evening. $35.00 for one day.

6.45am Breakfast & Registration (both days).

7.45am Competitors briefing (both days).

Saturday: 8am to 3pm Token hunt – All tokens found are to be handed in by 4pm.

Sunday: 8am to 1pm All tokens found are to be handed in by 1.30pm Rules & regulations must be adhered to, 11 inch coil or equivalent.

10am to 2pm Coach House Gallery and Museum (both days).

Saturday 12 March 2016

9am to 4pm The Monster Town Garage Sales (maps to be obtained from the Loddon Visitor Information Centre 24 Wilson Street Wedderburn from 9am) (Sat only).

10am to 4pm Gold Prospecting Australia Detector demonstrations – These demonstrations are to introduce beginners to prospecting. Run every 2 hours.

4pm to 6pm Seniors Gold Panning Knockout – (Victorian Gold Panning Association assisting with this activity) -  Registration $5.00

Saturday Evening – 6pm tea followed by 8pm live band and minor draws for competitors in detector Jamboree (must be on site to win).

 

Sunday 13 March 2016

8.15am to 1pm Gold Prospecting Australia Junior Detector Token Hunt – registration 9am cost $10 per child (8 -16 years). Children must be registered and are restricted to an 11 inch coil or equivalent.

1st prize Minelab GO-FIND 60 detector valued at $399. 2nd prize Minelab GO-FIND 40 detector valued at $299. 3rd prize Minelab GO-FIND 20 detector valued at $199. Draw to occur around 1.30pm.

9am to 1pm Farmers Market and variety stalls at Hard Hill Tourist Reserve – to book a site contact (03) 5494 3489.

9.30am Registration for Inglewood & Districts Bendigo Bank Junior Gold Panning Competition $5.00 per child. 10am Inglewood & Districts Community Bendigo Bank Junior Gold Panning Competition, Tiny Tots 3 to 7 yrs, 8 to10 yrs, 11 to 13 yrs and 14 to 16 yrs 1st, 2nd & 3rd trophies for each age group.

10am to 2pm Gold Prospecting Australia Detector demonstrations – These demonstrations are to introduce beginners to prospecting. Run every 2 hours.

2pm to 3pm Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree Token Draws Major Draw sponsored by Minelab SDC 2300 detector valued $3950.00 Coiltek major prizes, Wedderburn Tourism to donate Minelab X-Terra 305 valued $395 and Minelab GO-FIND 20 detector valued at $199. Must be on site to win Detectors and Coiltek major prizes.

Stalls, Local Attractions,  Children’s Activities,  No BYO Alcohol, No Glass, Dogs must be on a leash.

Come, Enjoy & Participate.

For Further Information Contact - (03) 5494 3571 or Loddon Visitor Information Centre (03) 5494 3489.

MAJOR SPONSORS: Coiltek Gold Centre, Prospectors' & Miners Association, Gold Prospecting Australia, Loddon Shire, Victorian Gold Panning Association, Inglewood & Districts Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank, Wedderburn Tourism Inc., Wedderburn Community House.

Proudly supported by the Wedderburn Lions Club and Wedderburn Local Businesses.

Date & Time

From Saturday 12 March 2016 7:45AM

To Sunday 13 March 2016 4:00PM

Contact

Contact Name : Robbie
Contact Number : 03 5494 3571
Email : loddonvisitorinformation@loddon.vic.gov.au
Website : http://www.wedderburn.vic.au/

Event Location

Hard Hill Tourist Reserve
Hard Hill Crt
Wedderburn 3518

Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree

Hard Hill Crt
, Wedderburn 3518

Hard Hill Crt
, Wedderburn 3518 VIC
-36.411698, 143.606023
Hard Hill Crt
 , Wedderburn VIC 3518

Hard Hill Crt
 ,  VIC 3518

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