It is with deep regret that a decision has been made to cancel our Gold Panning Championships for this year
This has not been an easy decision for myself to propose to the committee, one that has not been made overnight and careful consideration has been thought of before sending out the email. I for one would love the champs to go ahead, as would everyone else involved in organising it and those that would attend, but given the current situation that we all face and our duty as an association to ensure the well being and safety of all that attends, I believe we should hold off until next year when all of this has calms down and the country is back to as normal as it can be.
Please stay safe and well for the remainder of the year and I will see you all next year, ready to go for a big comeback.
President of the BGA and current World Champion.