Junior update this week includes:
- Training Time Table
- Calendar Changes
- Junior Training & Carnival at Normanville
- Competition Proficiencies
- RnR State Championships
- Junior Club Championships
- SSLSC Inaugural Junior Teams Day
- Nippers Movie Night
Board Training – 4:45pm Friday – Sign-in and grab a board on the southern side the club. (proficiencies required)
Under 13 – R & R Training (includes U13 and U12 Age Groups) 10:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the southern side of the club.
Under 11 – R&R Training (includes U11 and U10 Age Groups) 11:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the southern side of the club.
March Past Training – 12pm Saturday meeting on the southern side the club.
Nipper Training – 12:45pm Saturday muster on the southern side of club.
This week the rostered jobs are:
Board Washing – Under 12’s
Post Training BBQ – Under 10’s
- Club Championship Day – Sat 22nd February
- Team Training Day – Sat 29th February
- Semaphore Gold – endurance event U12’s + TBC
Stay tuned for Swim Training News
February 15th and 16th Nipper Training and Junior Carnival at Normanville SLSC
Nippers Training 15th Feb
As usual with a Normanville carnival we have organised to have Saturday training (Saturday 15th February) at Normanville as most families choose to stay down there for the weekend. Training times to be announced in the coming weeks.
Junior Carnival – 16th Feb
Nominations for the next carnival (Normanville, Sunday, 16th February) need to be in by the 8th February. Please let Your Age Group Managers know if your child will be competing in the February carnival in Normanville. Don’t forget to be eligible to compete at States you must have competed in ONE Junior Carnival during the normal season and this will be the last chance.
MORE INFO TO COME
At this point in the season it is important to understand the following:
Only Nippers that have achieved all required Competencies for their Age Group and have competed in at least 1 of the 3 Junior Carnivals will be eligible to be entered in the Junior State Championship Carnivals. Competencies include both Swimming Proficiency Tests and Surf Education Modules. To understand the required competencies please speak to your Age Group Manager.
RnR State Championships – Semaphore SLSC
RnR State Championships for Juniors and Seniors will be held at Semaphore SLSC on 22nd January 2020 from around 9am to 4pm, with clubs from around the state visiting our club to compete.
There’s lots of things to organise before hand and we will need lots of help on the day to pull off this event. We will be looking for volunteers to assist in several different areas. Breakfast cookers/servers, beach working party for event setup and pack-up and first-aid tent staff, just to name a few areas where help will be required. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate if you can help.
More info to follow
2020 Junior Club Championships
Junior Club Championships will be held on Saturday 22nd of February during our normal training session. Standard individual carnival events will be run for each Age Group and a champion crowned for each discipline after training upstairs at the club.
A full timetable of activities for this event will be will be available soon.
2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day
On the 29th of February Semaphore SLSC will will launch a new era for our Junior program. This event will be run during the normal Nipper training session however there will be a major difference. All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be allocated across a number (TBD) of teams which will compete against each other for the coveted….. (well it will be coveted) Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy.
The events will be varied with Surf Life Saving events and fun events and will include all, even our littlest Nippers.
Teams will be named after club stalwarts bringing together our history and our future. If available, they will be invited to be there on the day as team captains.
Presentation of the Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy, and bragging rights until season 2020/21, will be made afterwards upstairs at the club.
If your not involved with Nippers, come on down and be a part of this great event.
We are holding a Family Movie Night at the club to be held on the 29th of February.
Details are –
- From 6pm with movies starting at approx. 6:30pm
- $5 per head or $20 Family (max of 5) – includes Pizza, Popcorn and Ice Blocks.
- More details to come
Don’t forget to bring your bean bags, rugs and cushions to get comfy