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The World’s Richest Sprint Surf Ski Race……

Shaw and Partners Dash for Cash

Three races one champion!

$15,000 up for grabs

Sorrento Beach, WA

23rd November 2018

(the day prior to The Doctor)

Wild Card Trial Selection Race 9.15am Start

Finals 10.00am Start

The Shaw and Partners Dash for Cash features fifteen of the worlds best paddlers competing over three races to find the ultimate sprint king and queen.

How it works

This event is open to anyone.

We will be holding trials on the morning of the event to select the finalists for the open categories of this event. There are five spots open that will be filled from the trials. The trials will consist of two heats then a final if numbers exceed 30 paddlers if less than 30 paddlers it will be a straight final, top five join the ten preselected listed below.

The top fifteen male and female paddlers will be selected using the following criteria.

The top six paddlers from each gender from last years Doctor are all pre-qualified.


  • Cory Hill
  • Hank MacGreggor
  • Austin Keiffer
  • Mackenzie Hynard
  • Bruce Taylor
  • Brendan Rice
  • Reserve: Oscar Chalupsky


  • Rachael Clarke
  • Kyeta Purchase
  • Hayley Nixon
  • Wendy Reyntjes
  • Angie Le Roux
  • Tegan Fraser
  • Reserve: Jade Mickle

If any of the above competitors cannot attend, the next place along will receive the invitation.

The next four positions will go to the winners of both male and female from the following events:

  • The Chucky 2018
  • Gold Coast Cup 2018
  • Fenn West Coast Downwind 2018
  • City of Perth Triple SSS 2018 (to be held Thursday evening 22nd November)

If the winners from these events already have an event invite then the second place or so on will receive the invitation.

The final five Wild Cards for each gender will come from the trial to be held at 9.15am on race day. This will be one race for both male and female with the top five from each filling the final spots.

The final will consist of three races where the back competitors are eliminated. The winner of each race picks up prize money which increases with each race.

Open Prize Money (each gender)

  • Race 1   $500 for first, bottom five competitors eliminated
  • Race 2   $1,000 for first, bottom five eliminated
  • Race 3   $3,500 for first and $125 each for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th.

The race will start 600m offshore racing directly to the beach will a small run to the finish.

Age Category Races

We will also have straight one race finals for the following age categories to be held between the trials and the main event. This will be capped at 25 entries per age category and will be based on the first 25 entries received.

The age categories are the same as the AORS which is your age as of the first AORS event 25th August 2018.

  • 19 and Under Men
  • 19 and under  Women
  • 40 and Over Men
  • 50 and Over Men

Prize money breakdown for these categories is:

  • 1st $500
  • 2nd $350
  • 3rd $150


***Online entries close Wednesday 21st November.