Flower Ceremony. The place-getters in all three events will be acknowledged in a presentation to the media near the finish line at 11.30 a.m.
Saturday Night Presentation Party: At Mt Beauty Community Centre beside the Bakery in the main street. The bar will open from 7pm, with results and photos displayed. Presentations begin at 7:45pm. The Spice Trailer: Mobile takeaway authentic curry van, will be serving homemade curries from 6.45 pm.
Special awards will be made to class winners, those skiers who have completed their 10th or 20th Kangaroo Hoppet race, and skiers who have competed in every Hoppet will be recognised.
Flour + Water: 171 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga South. Meals and takeaway from 5pm. Pizza, pasta and a la carte. Bookings preferred on 03 5754 4449.
Stockpot: 231 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga South. Takeaway from 5pm, meals from 5.30pm. Modern Australian food. Bookings essential on 03 5754 4114.
Settlers Tavern: 232-236 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga South. Meals from 5.30pm. Bistro meals with daily specials. Bookings preferred on 03 5754 4888.
Roi's: 177 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga (5kms from Mt Beauty). A la carte menu. Bookings on 03 5754 4495.
Treats: Bogong Ski Centre, Kiewa Valley Hwy, Tawonga Sth. 5754 1515. Meals all day till 7:00 pm
Swiss & Chips: 223 Kiewa Valley Hwy, Tawonga Sth. 5754 4422. Fish and Chips, burgers, pizza, salads, roast chicken, eat in or ring and order takeaway.
Take Out: 16 Kiewa Crescent Mount Beauty 0411 695 546. Open Friday till 8pm, closed Saturday. Fish chips, burgers coffee and cake.
Prizes: There are cash, awards and sponsor product prizes for the first ten placegetters in the Kangaroo Hoppet. In the 21km and 7km races there are awards and sponsor product prizes for the first three women and men.
AGL Scholarships: There will be eight $500 AGL Energy in Action scholarships. These are awarded to the first Australian boy and girl in U14 and U18 in the 7km Joey Hoppet, U23 in the 21km Australian Birkebeiner, and to the first Australians in the 42km Kangaroo Hoppet.
The winner of each age class in all three distances will receive a commemorative coffee mug.
There is a Joey Hoppet schools competition with four separate categories for Primary and Secondary, girls and boys/mixed, with a trophy for each winning team (up to five students per team with best three times to count). Email your school's team lists to the race office by the Wednesday before the race.