Entries for HookUp now flooding in after a slow start

ENTRIES are finally starting to flood in for this weekend's Boyne Tannum HookUp, with organisers inundated with entrants over the long weekend.

HookUp president Jeff Amos is excited about the weekend, which will begin with a traditional Maori dance before the trans-Tasman rugby league test match.

This will follow Friday's weigh-in, from 2-4pm.

While an increase in entrants is a welcome change for organisers who were concerned by the previously slow entry rate, they are still encouraging people to continue to get their entry forms in before the HookUp casts off on Friday morning.

Organiser Kris Beaumont urged people not to give up when calling the hotline.

She said she had been swamped with calls but the administrators were working around the clock to assist every person who wanted to gain entry to the competition.



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