We are very excited that in 2017 we have the first round of the AUSTRANS Victorian Country Series on February 5.
In 2016, Cobden attracted a whopping 200+ entries for  the first round, so we are expecting a big few days this year.
We will need help from all club members, family and friends to make this happen, so make yourself known to the committee by any means possible. (Facebook, email, phone)

As a lead up, we will be running the optional January club day (Jan 29) this year, 1 week before the VCS round.

Please note: Don't get carried away marking pit spots too early, we will mow lawns and mark pit boundaries in mid January.
Only after the lines are marked is anyone welcome to put their name down on a spot.

Check out the VCS Facebook page for more info

VCS Logo

 

The club will be going ahead with a "Fun Day" on Sunday December 11th, and and the November clubday will not run.

The fun day will be open to all members (Including practice license holders and historic karts)and entry will be free.
- Activity format TBC (Likely a combination of forward and reverse challenges)
- Club champion presentations
- End of year BBQ (We have applied for a temp liquor license for the event)
- Activities will commence from 1:00pm, BBQ and Presentations from 5:00pm

Come out and have some fun on track, learn a few things from other karters, or just kick back and enjoy the BBQ.

Please make yourself known via Facebook, email or message so we can get an idea of numbers

Thank you to everyone that attended the 2016 AGM

The following roles have been filled for 2016-2017:

President: Paul Feely
Vice-president: Mal Mason
Secretary: Kev O'Donohue
Treasurer: Kev O'Donohue
Race Secretary: Debbie Page
Club Delegate: Paul Feely
Co Delegate: Mal Mason
Scrutineer: John Page
Track Inspector: Kev O'Donohue
Canteen Manager: Michelle Shields
Website and social media: Paul Feely
Trophies: Paul Feely
Publicity officer: Mark Fawcett
License secretary: Kev O'Donohue

Additional Committee members:
Bob Shears, Sam Wren, Brendan Torpy, Justin Malcolm, John Page, Ray Dumesny, Jess  Aldridge and Luke Fong

A big thankful to everyone who has dedicated their time in these roles to make the club function.

The November committee meeting will be Wednesday 9 November at 8:00pm in the Haddon club rooms.

 

 

  • The club will be going ahead with a "Fun Day" on Sunday December 11th, and and the November clubday will not run.

    The fun day will be open to all members (Including practice license holders and historic karts)and entry will be free.
    - Activity format TBC (Likely a combination of forward and reverse challenges)
    - Club champion presentations
    - End of year BBQ (We have applied for a temp liquor license for the event)
    - Activities will commence from 1:00pm, BBQ and Presentations from 5:00pm

    Come out and have some fun on track, learn a few things from other karters, or just kick back and enjoy the BBQ.


  • Harry's Challenge for Junior karters
    As we have not run any "reverse" cub days this year, the committee has decided to vote on the Cadet or Junior that has best represented Ballarat Kart Club in 2016 in all events.
    The winner will be named at the "Harry's Challenge" winner for 2016 in honour of Jason Harrison.
    Make sure you rock up to the end of year fun day to find out the winner.

  • The club will be running a January clubday on Jan 29 (1 week before the first VCS round)
  • The community safety grant works are progressing well, fencing and locks are complete, and lighting will be completed by the end of November
    if you have not already organised your new key, please contact Kev O'Donohue
October club day update:
  • With only 6 pre-entries the clubday racing cannot go ahead and is cancelled.
    We highly encourage all members to pre-enter early for next club day to avoid this happening again.
  • The AGM needs to go ahead and is still scheduled for 11:00am
  • All gate locks will be changed on Monday 31 October, so please attend the AGM and get your new key at the same time.
    This is part of a security upgrade thanks to a Department of Justice Community Safety grant.
  • Karters are welcome to have a practice/test day after the AGM with help from other members