The World Championship in Tankavaara ended today. Congratulations to the new world champions.
We have provided the first information for you. We are still working on the completion.
Profi Men Worldchampion James Linnett GBR Profi Women Worldchampion Pia Turunen FIN Veterans Worldchampion Ken Karlsson SWE Juniors Worldchampion Yuva Singh RSA Classic Pan Worldchampion Päivi Pohjola FIN National Team Worldchampion Germay 2 member Teams Golden & Adventure SWE 3 member Teams Möyrivät Mäyrät FIN 5 member Teams The Orange Linnetts NED – GBR
Big thanks to the organizers of the World Gold Panning Championships in Tankavvara, Finland. It was a perfect organization. A bigger thanks to all helpers, without them such an event would not be possible. We hope to see you all again next year in Novy Knin. We say goodbye and have a save trip to your home country. Goodbye, Tankavvara Golden Village
You can find the results of each category on the World Championship website.
The Spring Board Meeting (SBM) of the Board of the WGA will be held on Friday 17.05.2019 in connection with the Austrian Gold panning Championships in Unterwaltersdorf.
At this meeting the Board is going to go through all current issues and prepares the topics for the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the WGA in Tankavaara Finland.
The Board hopes that if a Member Nation considers any issues that need to be raised on the agenda at the AGM, please do contact us on this matter.
Some Topics to be considered:
European Championships 2021
Year 2021 World Gold Panning Championships takes place in Dawson City, Canada.
Because this event is outside of Europe, the European Championships shall be in a country in European
The Board is waiting for bids to host this event.
World Championships 2022, 2023 The Board is waiting for bids to host the event.
The national delegates were informed by the secretary by e-mail about the topics to be dealt with.
If your country would like to host a World or European Championship competition, please download the application form:
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