Powered by ZigaForm version

Operation Nighthawk 2022 Terms and Conditions

  • Operation Nighthawk 2022 will be reduced in participants to a total of 1200 Scout and Venturer Scouts combined.
  • Team Registration will be open on 14th May 2022 on the Darling Downs Region website darlingdownsregionscouts.org.au/nighthawk
  • Entries close on 28th May 2022 or when 50 Venturer Scout teams and 100 Scout teams is reached
  • Entry Fee is $40.00 per team member.
  • The Nighthawk Committee is requesting full teams of eight to allow maximum participation for members as possible. If you cannot make a team of eight you will need to negotiate with other Units to make a team of eight.
  • The Nighthawk Committee will not combine teams, it will be the responsibility of the nominating Unit. If you enter less than eight team members you will still be invoiced for the eight members.
  • Each Scout and Venturer Unit can nominate two teams only with no exceptions.
  • All youth members must register on the Nighthawk application form.
  • Registration will be on a first in basis.
  • Invoices for entry fees will be issued on or before 25th June 2022.
  • Invoices will have a 7 day payment period. Invoices must be paid in full by Friday 15th July 2022. Please use the Group Name and Invoice Number as Bank Reference on your funds transfer.
  • Operation Nighthawk must NOT be used as a Linking exercise for Cub Scouts.
  • Once the participant/team quota has been reached, the application portal will be closed. Participant names are preferred with the application.
  • No changes to team names will be accepted after 27 July 2022.
  • An email with further information will be provided on or about 1 August 2022.
  • To manage registration procedures, team arrivals will be staggered. All team members and supporting people should be present, if possible, for registration prior to entering the venue. If there are members who have prior work commitments and may arrive outside their team’s allotted slot, please advise of their expected arrival time when you register at the venue.
  • All participants and adult supporters must comply with current COVID procedures. All leaders in charge of Units will be responsible for COVID compliance in their campsites in accordance with QBSI 7.15. The Nighthawk Committee will be responsible for COVID compliance during the event for participants.
  • Refunds
    • Refunds for full team withdrawals will be considered on a case by case basis, but may attract an administration fee dependent upon when the withdrawal has taken place.(e.g. if a replacement team can be found).
    • Teams are to be nominated for 8 participants each, if you present at Nighthawk with less than 8, no refunds will apply.
    • If Operation Nighthawk is to be cancelled at short notice due to a Health Directive such as a lockdown, refunds will be made for all applicants subject to an administration fee. The fee is to be determined upon when the cancellation has taken place.
  • An Operation Nighthawk Badge will be issued to each youth participant, with two badges allocated for section leaders as per our usual policy.
  • An Operation Nighthawk Covid-19 Special Badge 2020-2021 will be available for purchase at Operation Nighthawk. These badges must be purchased in bulk by leaders for their group members. Badges will not be sold individually. The cost of the Badge will be $2.00 each.

These terms and conditions may be amended as the need arises and changes will be advertised on the Nighthawk website.


Noncompliance of the Operation Nighthawk Terms and Conditions and other instructions will result a team being not accepted to attend.