team information



Teams will comprise of up to 12 paddlers only plus a drummer/instrumental maximum of 13 on a boat – squads may be larger (max 15 that includes a subs). Crews can be mixed, all female or all male and organisations may enter more than one crew. The minimum age is 16 and no previous experience of Nowka Bais racing is required. All crew members must be confident in cold water conditions, in light clothing and in moving water and compete entirely at their own risk. Qualified helms, buoyancy aids and water safety cover will be provided.


Gable Events are the appointed contractor to manage and oversee races. All crews accepted for entry must abide with the competition rules and the entry details which can be found on the Nowka Bais website. Each crew is guaranteed a minimum of 3 races (subject to conditions).

prize money

FIRST PLACE: Winner’s Trophy, Cash prize TBC

SECOND PLACE: Trophy, Cash prize TBC

THIRD PLACE: Trophy, Cash prize TBC

Team of the Tournament will be awarded to the best dressed team for performance during the race and entertaining the crowd.

Please find use of the PDFs below, a downloadable copy of our team entry form.