Hobie Kayak Bream Series 11 Australian Championship, brought to you by Daiwa, will be held at Bemm River VIC, from Jan 29th – Feb 2nd, 2020

This is an Invite Only Event.

Places were allocated through Hobie Kayak Bream Series qualifying rounds, AOY, Wildcard, and VIP – as per the Rules.

Welcome Function and Mandatory Briefing. Wednesday, 29th of January

LOCATION NAME Bemm River Hotel

LOCATION ADDRESS 3 Sydenham Parade, Bemm River VIC 3889

  • Mandatory Briefing 6:30pm
    • Session Times (Indicative times announced – subject to change)
    • Rules and event Information
  • Registration (All anglers must bring their PFD 1 and fishing license for inspection)
  • Kayak Allocation
  • Introduction of Qualifying Anglers
  • Presentation of Welcome Packs
Daiwa Pre-Fish Day. Thursday, 30th of January
  • 7:30am Daily Registration
  • 7:50am Mandatory Briefing
  • 8:00am Access to Event Boats
  • Session Time: Announced at Briefing

Session Information

Lowrance Championship Day 1. Friday, 31st of January
  • 6:00am Daily Registration
  • 6:40am Mandatory Briefing
  • Competition Day 1 Session Time: Announced at Briefing
Power-Pole Championship Day 2. Saturday, 1st of February
  • 6:00am Daily Registration
  • 6:40am Mandatory Briefing
  • Competition Day 2 Session Time: Announced at Briefing
Daiwa Championship Day 3. Sunday, 2nd of February
  • 6:00am Daily Registration (Anglers to return sounder chargers before a key tag is assigned)
  • 6:20am Mandatory Briefing
  • Competition Day 3 Session Time: Announced at Briefing
Functions and Meals

LOCATION NAME Bemm River Hotel

LOCATION ADDRESS 3 Sydenham Parade, Bemm River VIC 3889

  • Wednesday, Jan 29th (6.30 PM Sharp!)
    • Canapes
    • Limited soft drinks, beer, and wine
    • Dinner (Anglers to Organise Own)
  • Thursday, Jan 30th – Pre-Fish Day
    • Breakfast – Bemm River Hotel
    • Snack Packs and Drinks (provided)
    • 1:00 – onwards Lunch at the Event Site
    • Dinner (Anglers to Organise Own)
  • Friday, Jan 31st – Comp Day 1
    • Breakfast – Bemm River Hotel
    • Snack Packs and Drinks (provided)
    • 2:30 – onwards Lunch at the Event Site
    • Dinner (Anglers to Organise Own)
  • Saturday, Feb 1st – Comp Day 2
    • Breakfast – Bemm River Hotel
    • Snack Packs and Drinks (provided)
    • 2:30 – onwards Lunch at the Event Site
    • 5:30pm sharp – 7:30pm Official Championship Dinner @ Bemm River Hotel
    • Mortgage Corp Angler of the Year presentation
    • Angler’s Choice Award voting and presentation
    • LOCATION ADDRESS 3 Sydenham Parade, Bemm River VIC 3889
  • Sunday, Feb 2nd – Comp Day 3
    • Breakfast – Bemm River Hotel
    • Snack Packs and Drinks (provided)
    • 1:30 – onwards Lunch at the Event Site
    • Dinner (Anglers to Organise Own)
Mandatory Briefings

It is mandatory to attend all briefings listed above. Anglers who are unable to attend the boat allocation, navigation, & pre-fish day will have to forfeit their entry into the Australian Championship.

No Go Zones
  • Crossing of the bar (End of North and South Breakwall)
Daiwa Event Site Location

Series 11 Australian Championship 2019 location map3 Sydenham Parade, Bemm River VIC 3889

Fishing Format
  • 3-Day, cumulative weight tournament.
  • All eligible fish must be weighed alive and released in a healthy condition.
No Fishing – Pre-fish Ban

The Australian Championship location will have a total pre-fish ban, for 30 days, on the waterway starting from and including Tuesday 31st December 2019 up to and including Wednesday 29th January 2020.

Included in the entry fee for this year's Australian Championship:

  • The use of a new identically rigged 2019/20 Hobie® Pro Angler 14 kayaks featuring the new MirageDrive 180 with Kick-Up Turbo Fins
  • 2 Official Series 11 Australian Championship jerseys
  • Official Hobie Hat
  • Official Daiwa Hat
  • Official Lowrance Hat
  • Official Welcoming Registration Function, includes Complimentary Canapes and a Limited Open Bar
  • Continental Breakfast Station each morning from 4:30 am provided by Hobie Polarized
  • Competition day snack packs provided by Atomic – Frogleys Offshore
  • Lunch on Thursday provided by Gerber
  • Lunch on Friday provided by Tackle Tactics
  • Lunch on Saturday provided by Strike Pro
  • Lunch on Sunday provided by ProLure
  • Official Championship Tournament dinner on Saturday February 2nd provided by Hobie Asia Pacific
  • The chance to be crowned Hobie Kayak Bream Series 11 Australian Champion

Supplied Equipment

  • Hobie Livewell v2
  • Lowrance Sounder
  • Power-Pole Micro Anchor, with ultra-light spike
  • Chargers
  • Access to Trax 2-30 wheels

The Series 11 Hobie Bream Australian Championship prizes will include:

  • Sponsor prize packs paid down to 10th place.
  • Championship trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
  • Cash Prizes of:
    • 1st – $1,500.00
    • 2nd – $1000.00
    • 3rd – $750.00
    • Atomic Big Bream – $250.00 per competition day
    • Cranka Lures - Anglers Choice Award (Entry Refunded)
    • Donut Dough $100.00 – random draw each competition day
  • 1st place will also receive a paid complimentary entry fee into the 2020 Hobie® Kayak Bream Series 12 Australian Championship provided the angler competes during the 2020 Hobie Kayak Bream Series 12. (subject to 2020 rules*)

Angler Checklist (to be supplied by anglers)
Australian Championship
  • All anglers in the Australian Championship shall fish from factory supplied, Hobie kayaks.
  • Anglers shall provide their own tackle and safety gear for the Australian Championship.
  • The winner of the Hobie Kayak Bream Series 11 Australian Championship shall receive a wildcard entry into the following year’s Australian Championship, provided the angler competes in a minimum* number of rounds in that year’s Hobie Kayak Bream Series. *Minimum Number of rounds to be determined.
  • Only official tournament apparel is permitted be worn during Pre-Fish and Competition Days.

Congratulations to everyone who qualified for the Australian Championship

The Hobie Kayak Bream Series 11 Australian Championship, presented by Daiwa, is off to an excellent start.

FIRSTLASTCITYSTATE
BrettCrowVincentiaNSW
StevenPrykeLakes EntranceVIC
TravisNewlandKelmscontWA
MitchellMaddisonKingscliffNSW
PaulBurtonKenwickWA
JasonDeenenLerongathaVIC
FredFraserBridgetownWA
TomMcLeanVincentiaNSW
KrisHicksonTareeNSW
GregCooperCowaramupWA
JonClisbyEllerslieVIC
Jon ChenKambahACT
CoreyGallagherLeopoldVIC
NathanWrightCorioVIC
JackGammieBerowra HeightsNSW
RichardSomertonMt MarthaVIC
TonyPettieTraralgonVIC
KobiRothallMount GambierSA
MarkYoungKincumberNSW
DaleBaxterPoint CookVIC
ShaneOwensBayswaterWA
MitchKingSt HelenaVIC
CarlDuboisMirandaNSW
SimonMorleyBulliNSW
CullenDi MattinaPaddingtonNSW
GlennAllenKillarney ValeNSW
DarrenWedaSteels CreekVIC
BrendanPieschelHarringtonNSW
RhettGillMunno Para WestSA
LukeRoganBrisbaneQLD
JosephGardnerPerthWA
Jarred Fancett Port MacquarieNSW
KevinVarty NowraNSW
KaneTerryWoononaNSW
AndrewHancoxDaptoNSW
TysonHayesMorayfieldQLD
IanAbercrombyOakfordWA

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I RSVP?

  • To confirm your attendance, please click the Enter Now button and make (or arrange for) payment before close of business on Friday the 29th of November 2019.
  • If you are unable to attend, please click “Decline Entry” at the bottom of your Official Invitation prior to 19th of November 2019, to assist us in the organisation of the Championship.

When does my Entry need to be submitted?

  • For ALL Invitees, you have until close of business Friday, 19th of November 2019

What is the password for the Entry Form?

  • Just log in to your Hobie Fishing account and you be given access automatically.

How much does it cost and what are your payment options?

  • Entry and payment options are on the Official Entry form (click Enter Now below).

Where can I book my Australian Championship Accommodation?

  • Anglers must arrange their own accommodation in Bemm River.

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Legend

F1 = FISH CAUGHT ON DAY 1

W1 = WEIGHT OF FISH CAUGHT ON DAY 1

F2 = FISH CAUGHT ON DAY 2

W2 = WEIGHT OF FISH CAUGHT ON DAY 2

F3 = FISH CAUGHT ON DAY 2

W3 = WEIGHT OF FISH CAUGHT ON DAY 2

TF = TOTAL FISH CAUGHT

TW = TOTAL WEIGHT

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*All details subject to change without prior notice.

Series 11 2019 Fishing Rules

Hobie Carts and Beach Dollys

Hobie wheelcarts and dolly allow you to simply wheel your Hobie down to the water eliminating trips back and forth to the vehicle! At the end of the day, Hobie carts get you to the water faster.