Competition Eligibility Policy

Surf Life Saving Australia’s Competition Eligibility Policy provides members with the latest information regarding the undertaking of qualifications and/or proficiencies to ensure you are eligible compete this season.  Please click HERE for the full Policy Document.

Membership Day – Sunday 23rd September

If you are keen to join the Semaphore SLSC or are ready to renew your membership there are a couple of ways you can do that.  You can join or renew online straight away.  But if you prefer the face to face experience we will be having our annual Membership Registration Day on Sunday 23rd September between 12 and 4pm.

Come down and say hello and we will support you to join or renew online.

To get things sorted online before then click HERE.

Below is an outline of this year’s Membership fees:



Regular With Competition Fee*
Family  (2 Active or social + unlimited junior/cadet, active 15-18 years or active concession in the same household) $300 $390
Junior (5-13 years of age)

Cadet (SRC 13-15 years of age)

Active (15-18 years)

Active (concession or apprenticeship/traineeship)

$120 $175
Active (18+ years) $160 $215
Social $135
Supporter $55

If you have forgotten either your Username or Password, please follow the options contained within the link.  Once logged on, please select the ‘Membership’ Tab at the top of the page & proceed to the ‘Renewals, Payments & Transfers’ option.

Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email


Surf Boats Meeting

The Semaphore SLSC is having it’s Boaties meeting on Sunday 17th September at 4pm. The meeting is to give everyone some information about rowing this season.

An exciting time for some of our younger members.  This is the first year that Surf Life Saving is allowing members who are 15 years of age to row (in the right conditions), so we are inviting anyone aged 15 right through to Masters (there is a 60+ age group in Masters).

If you are a school rower looking for something different, a parent looking for some fitness while you kids are at Nippers or training, or someone looking for a change of scenery, then surf boat rowing is a great way to get involved with surf life saving in a team environment.  It won’t take you long to pick up the skills with some experienced coaches around the Club.-

For more information on what the top end of surf boat rowing looks like, check out this Youtube Clip

See you at the meeting!

Tickets now available for ASRL SA 2017 Awards Night at Semaphore SLSC

Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club is proud to be hosting the ASRL SA 2017 Awards Night.


Sat 27th May, 2017
Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club
6:30pm for 7:00pm start$45pp (not inclusive of alcohol)
$5 Drink specials
(Beer, Wine, Cider, Champagne)
Gourmet Cocktail Food includedDress to impress:  Cocktail Attire
Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club
Point Malcolm Reserve
Semaphore Park, South Australia 5019

Tickets can be purchased online from Trybooking.


Seniors Weekly Update

We now have a chance to catch our breath and have a look at the achievements of our competitors over 3 days of State titles. There were many fantastic results with competition starting in Champ Lifesaver. Sean McKenzie won Gold in open men with Nic Schulz getting Silver. Nick also got Gold in the U19 men. Zac Buck got Silver in the U15 men.

On day 1 Luke Zille finished with Silver in the Belt race. The duo of Nic Schulz and Danny Humphrey managed to grab Silver in Board rescue. In R&R our girls showed how it is done with Mykenzie Low and Emma Weir taking Silver and our open 5 person women made up of Ash Reeves, Celeste McGregor, Paige Purdie, Leah Mahney  and April O”toole grabbing hold of the Gold.  Nic Schulz,  Danny Humphrey and Luke Zille got Silver in the U19s men’s Taplin

Day 2 saw Nick Hansen getting his hands on a Silver medal in the in the U14 mens sprint. In the water our U19 mens Surf team of Nic Schulz, Danny Humphrey, Luke Zille and Cooper Lienert  performed strongly to get the Bronze medal. In the U19 mens board race Nic Schulz came across the line in the Bronze position. Nic and Danny teamed up in the double ski to paddle strongly to and grab a Silver medal.

Day 3 saw Sean McKenzie take Bronze in the Over 24 restricted surf race. Luke Zille followed up Seans  efforts with a Bronze in the U19 men’s surf race. Nic Schulz in U19 Iron  and Connor Tunbridge in U15 Iron both exceeded their expectations with phenomenal performances demonstrating that hard work really can pay off both getting Gold.

In the Masters we had some great results from our only 3 woman masters competitors. Katie Newman grabbed Bronze in the beach sprint with Donna Giannetta getting Silver in both Iron and Surf swim. Katie and Donna Teamed up with Tina Williams in the Surf team swim to get Bronze. Our 160 men’s surfboat crew got Silver with 4 state championships completed over 4 years and 4 medals, its a great effort by the boys.

We had many other great performances over the State titles which don’t go unnoticed.

After it was all said and done the masters group came away with 44 points and 12th position. Our Senior group attracted 116 points finishing a credible 8th in the state.

I would like to thank the many who have assisted me over the competition season. Without your help and you know who you are we simply would not be able to get the team to the beach and compete at such a high level. Thank you all.


Craig Lienert, Senior competition officer 2016/17 season.

Masters Circular including latest corrections and additions.

Please note the correction to the Masters Circular below (and updated circular attached):

The Masters Surf Boat State Championships will be held at South Port, not Aldinga. In addition please find attached a notice from South Port for after the carnival.

Please familiarise yourself with the current SLSA policy 5.9 – Masters Competition Policy

In addition we will send out the full event list on Monday.

Any questions please contact Abbey or I.

download these for more information.
Masters competition policy

masters states boatsSouth Port

Masters States Nominations

Have a great weekend.

Aaron Tannahill
(Acting) Surf Sports Manager
Surf Life Saving SA

ph: 08-8354 6900 | office direct ph: 08-8354 6914 | mob: 0434 516 284

A Call to Duty for Junior State Titles

Semaphore SLSC has the great honour of hosting this year’s Junior State Titles on March 17th, 18th and 19th.  It’s a massive event for our Club and one that will no doubt be successful.

These events don’t run themselves though and so we are seeking the support of our wonderful membership to make this a cracker!  For a few weeks now several lists have been circulating and members have been encouraged to select a job and time-slot.  We appreciate those members that have already signed up, some for several shifts across the two days.  But there are still several gaps across the two days, particularly the Food and Drink Tents.

Whilst this is a Juniors carnival, it’s a whole club event and that means that we are all going to benefit from it and we are all responsible for it’s success.  We are looking for parents from Juniors, as well as Seniors, Masters and non-competing members to share the load.  Many hands make light work!  So many of us receive great benefits from our Family Club.  We have a tireless team of volunteers, week in week out, that get the job done.  Let’s make sure it’s not left up to those same people to cover such a significant event.

So let’s do this team!  Find a reason to make a difference.  Part of being in a Club is contributing to the Club.  We know we have got the right members to take this on board.  Make the commitment and share in the experience of the weekend.

Please call Lorren on 0432 497 107 and help make our Family Club a place to be proud of.


Masters State Championships Nomination Circular

Nominations are now being sought for the 2017 Masters State Championships.  The Club is working towards having a strong and committed team at this year’s event.  Participation and Club representation is our main focus this year.  There will be plenty of training opportunities over the next few weeks so give it a go!  Click on the link below for more information about the Nomination process.

C16087 Master States Noms

Meantime those seeking accommodation at West Beach during the Championships may want to investigate Adelaide Shores as an affordable place to stay.


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Seniors Weekly Report

Robe carnival

The Robe carnival on Feb 11&12 is almost upon us . For those staying at Tarooki you should have received an invoice for accommodation . As you may have noticed Tarooki has revised it’s nightly  rate to $28/head. Could you please have this paid beforehand if possible. We have put the word out to other clubs that we still have quite a few beds available so please make these people welcome. I suggest byo bbq or take away for Friday night and for Saturday night a meal at the Robe hotel. For any people not staying at Tarooki you are of course welcome to join us for the bbq and Saturday night at the hotel.  Please let me know about Saturday night asap so I can book.

Also get your entry into Kerry Schulz by Monday 6th of Feb.  Use Senior competition facebook page or email


Senior club champs

Senior club champs will be held on Saturday 18th Feb starting at 9am. Senior club champs includes all age groups from U14s to Masters and Open.

Events will include;






Beach sprint

1 km rowing ergo

There is no need to pre enter for the champs just turn up and be ready to start at 9.


Masters surf sports training

Trent Bampton will be running masters training sessions on Friday afternoons starting on Friday 3rd Feb at 5.30. These sessions will include board,ski and swim. No experience is necessary.


Craig Lienert,   Senior competition officer.

Senior Carnival 1 Fast Approaching

Another reminder that the Senior Carnival 1 will be held Sunday 27th November at Moana SLSC.  Nominations for this carnival need to be in to Kerry Schulz ( by Tuesday 22nd November so Kerry has time to enter then into the system by close of nominations.


Events to be held:

U17-Open- Swim, Board, Ski, Sprints, Flags, Iron Person and Taplin

14/15s- Swim, Board, Sprints, Flags, Iron

Masters- Flags, Sprints, Swim, Board and Ski

Flags and Sprints for all age groups will be run Friday November 26th at Seacliff. Program to follow.


This is the first time specific Masters events have been held at a regular carnival like this, so it would be great to see our budding masters give some events a shot, to gain some experience for Masters State titles later in the season.


Trailer loading for this event will take place on Saturday 26th November directly after nippers.


For more information click on this link senior-carnival-one-information or contact Craig Lienert.


A reminder that Competition Levies now need to be paid. This can be done over the bar any time the bar is open.