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Registration for four GO Fest events begins Tuesday



Registration for four GO Fest events begins Tuesday

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Registration for four Great Outdoors Festival events begins April 21 at 9 a.m. at The festival takes place from May 15 to May 18.

Crankworx Events general manager Darren Kinnaird noted both the enduro and disc golf events were boosted to higher levels this season, which should bring some added excitement to the festival.

In particular, adding the enduro race to the North American Enduro Tour was a huge boon for the event.

"We expect quite a few people to sign up really quickly for the enduro race," he said. "As part of the North American Enduro Tour, we expect it to sell out pretty quickly.

"The enduro was just a fun Friday night thing last year and this year, we decided to put it on the Saturday, so it will be a proper enduro."

Registration for disc golf, the Great Snow-Earth-Water Race and the Great Cheakamus River Extreme Kayak Race all open at the same time.

The DiscGO Disc Golf Tournament is moving up to a Tier B event from Tier C, Kinnaird said, which should help take that event up a notch, too.

Kinnaird noted the registration cost for the Great Snow-Earth-Water Race is down to $200 from $300 last year.

"We're hoping to draw some more teams," he said. "We weren't really sure how many people would sign up last year, so we were a little nervous.

"We think we can make it all happen for a little bit less this year with a few more teams involved."

The enduro race costs $70, the kayak race is $20 in advance and $30 on-site and the disc golf tournament is $30 to $60 depending on division.

The format of the GO Sail Regatta has not yet been confirmed, while anyone taking part in the Great Slush Cup can sign up on the day of the race.