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Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree 2019

Annual two day event introducing gold panning and detector demonstrations.

Bring along the family for a fun filled prospecting weekend on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 March 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.

Senior Detector Token Hunt - $50.00 for the weekend including breakfast and entertainment on the Saturday evening. $40.00 for one day.

6.45am      Breakfast and 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 -  Token Hunt - All tokens found are to be handed in by 1.30pm. 

Rules & regulations must be adhered to and coils must not exceed 14 inch.

Free entry for non participants.

Saturday 9 March 2019

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

10am to 2pm       Coach House Gallery and Museum

10am to 3.00pm  Wedderburn Community House Op-shop - 24 Wilson Street, Wedderburn.

10am to 4pm       Gold & Relics Gold Prospecting Adventures - Detector demonstrations - these demonstrations are to introduce beginners to prospecting. Run every 2 hours.

4pm to 6pm         Seniors Gold Panning Knockout - (Victorian Goldpanning Association assisting with this activity) registration $5.00.

Saturday evening - 6pm tea followed by 8pm entertainment and minor draws for competitors in Detector Jamboree (must be on site to win).

Sunday 10 March 2019

8am                        Registration

8.30am to 1pm      Gold & Relics Gold Prospecting Adventures Junior Detector Token Hunt - cost $10 per child (8-16yrs). Children must be registered and coils must not exceed 14 inch. 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            Wedderburn Country Market - Soldiers Memorial Park, High St, Wedderburn. Stall holder enquiries contact (03) 5494 3489.

9.30am                    Registration for Inglewood & Districts Bendigo Bank Junior Gold Panning Competition - $5.00 per child

10am to 2pm          Coach House Gallery and Museum

Coach House Gallery and Museum

10am                       Inglewood & Districts Community Bendigo Bank Junior Gold Panning Competition - Tiny tots 3 to 7yrs, 8 to 10yrs, 11 to 13 yrs and 14 to 16yrs. 1st, 2nd & 3rd trophies for each age group.

10am to 2pm          Gold & Relics Gold Prospecting Adventures - detector demonstrations. These demonstrations are to introduce beginners to prospecting. Run every 2 hours.

2pm to 3pm            Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree Token Draws - Major draws for senior token hunt sponsored by Minelab. Minelab GPX 5000 value $5999.00. Coiltek major prizes, Wedderburn Tourism to donate Minelab Go-Find 60 detect valued at $399. 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: Minelab, Coiltek Gold Centre, Prospectors' & Miners Association, Victorian Gold Panning Association, Gold & Relics Gold Prospecting Adventures, Inglewood & Districts Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank, Loddon Shire Council, Wedderburn Tourism Inc and Wedderburn Community House.

Proudly supported by the Wedderburn Lions Club and Wedderburn local businesses.

Date & Time

From Saturday 9 March 2019 6:45AM

To Sunday 10 March 2019 3:00PM


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 Court
Wedderburn 3518

Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree 2019

Hard Hill Court
, Wedderburn 3518

Hard Hill Court
, Wedderburn 3518 VIC
-36.411969, 143.604834
Hard Hill Court
 , Wedderburn VIC 3518

Hard Hill Court
 ,  VIC 3518

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