The Finnish Gold Panning Championship 2019

The Finnish Open Gold Panning Championships 2019 is battled out  in Tankavaara from 2nd to 3rd of August in 2019. The winner’s journey will continue in the 2020 World Championships in the Czech Republic!

Sign up to the Gold Panning Finnish open competition 3.-4.8.2019

First, select the categories that you will take part in from the extras, then click “Book”-button. You can write your name and contact details on the second page of booking  after selecting your competition categories.

You can only sign up one person at a time in the individual categories. Please note that the form calculates your sign up fee automatically.

Payment: You can pay when signing up (with credit card) or you can just sign up and pay upon arrival at the competition office. All payments are processed securely via our payment provider Stripe and you also have the option to cancel your payment in which case we will refund you in full. Cancellation is free until: 1.8.2019. Cancellation can be made via email:

Confirmation is automatically sent to your email address.

Please note that by taking part in the championships, competitors give their tacit consent for competition results and photos to be processed and published by the Lapland Gold Prospector’s Association and its Members, in the interests of presenting results to the general public and providing comparisons of competitors, rankings etc.

We accept late signups at the competition office until Thursday 28.7.2019, 24:00 . Extra fee for late sign-up at the competition office is 5€/participant.

Entrance to the competition area is free now and always!

You don’t need to sign up if you are just coming to watch the competition

Friday 2.8.

10.00  Opening ceremony

  • Competition day

Saturday 3.8.

10.00 Start

  • Finals

Closing ceremony and prizes.

Evening entertainment

Are you the best in gold panning in Finland?

Sign up for the Finnish Gold Panning Championship competition with the form below:


Please note that the World Gold Panning Championship 2019 will be registered on a different form.

The results of The Finnish Gold Panning Championship 2019 are available on the website of the Lapland Gold Miners Association (in Finnish).