Junior report 27th February

Junior update this week includes: 

  • Training Time Table
  • Rostered Jobs
  • SSLSC Inaugural Junior Teams Day
  • Nippers Movie Night
  • Junior State Championships Days 1, 2 & 3
  • Junior State Champs Dinner / Wrap Up
  • Save the Date 4th April – Presentation Day

Training Timetable

Board Training – muster at 4:45pm for a 5:00pm start

March Past Training – 11:45 pm Saturday usual muster spot.

Nipper Training – 12:45pm Saturday muster on the grass as usual on the Southern side of the Club. 1:00pm – to the Beach for Junior Club Championships see below for details.

Presentation of the Brian ‘Ducky’ Donnell OAM – Nipper Teams Cup from 3pm upstairs in the Club.


Rostered Jobs

This week the rostered jobs are:

Board Washing – Under 6’s & 7’s

Canteen – Under 9’s, 2 volunteers to assist please (enclosed shoes)


2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day

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 8 teams which will compete against each other for the coveted Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy.

The details that can be released are as follows

  • 8 Teams – BAMPTON, DAISY, FREEKY, BREEDS, WANGA, DOGGSY, MANDY, and BIGGSY
  • All Nippers, Age Group Managers, and all Assistants to be allocated across the 8 teams with team allocations to be announced on Saturday at muster.
  • 5 Events and 1 Theory Paper
  • All team members will compete in every event. So make sure you bring your bathers etc cause you will get wet!!!!
  • Only Nipper Equipment to be utilised (yes that means Nipper Boards)
  • Event Officials – Steph and Paul Breden, Ian Biggs, & Raelene Donnell

EVENT SCHEDULE

  1. SWIM RELAY
  2. WADE (Novelty)
  3. CAMERON
  4. SPRINT RELAY
  5. TUG-O-WAR

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Don’t forget our Family Movie Night at the club this Saturday 29th February.  

Details are – 

  • From 6pm with movies starting at approx. 6:30pm 
  • Instead of 2 features we will be screening a few animated shorts and then a feature ensuring an early night for our Nippers.
  • $5 per head or $20 Family  (max of 5)  – includes Pizza, Popcorn and Ice Blocks.
  • More details HERE

Don’t forget to bring your bean bags, rugs and cushions to get comfy


Junior State Champs 14th March & 21st-22nd March

Day 1, 2 & 3 of Junior State Championships are scheduled over two consecutive weekends. Day 1 will be on 14th March and Day 2 & 3 on the following weekend (21st & 22nd March)

Nominations to attend this carnival will be required next weekend. To be eligible you must have all your age group proficiencies (prelim, competition and surf ed) as well as have competed in at least 1 Junior Carnival during the course of the 2019/20 season.

Detailed schedules should be released from Surf House next week and we will pass on details as soon as possible.


Junior State Champs Dinner / Wrap Up – 22nd March

Once the competition wraps up on the beach why not head back to the Club for a meal and wrap-up of Junior State Champs.

Simple meals are available Sunday night at the Club from 5:30pm with a member discount.

Don’t Miss It!!!


Nipper Breakup / Presentation Day – 4th April

Join us to celebrate and wrap up this year’s season at Presentation Day.

Presentations include junior participation medals; coaches awards; and male and female age group runners up and champions for 2019/20. The male and female SLSSA Nipper of the year nominees will also be announced.

Draft Schedule Includes:

  • 12:00pm – Gourmet BBQ
  • 12:45pm – Presentations Start
  • 2:30pm – Traditional Shaving Cream Fight

2019/20 Junior Club Champs Wrap-up

Congratulations to everyone who competed in last week’s 2019/20 Junior Club Champs last week. It was a great day and fun was had by all.

Details of Club Championship Results can be viewed via:

For access to presentation photos please use the following link https://stephaniebreden.smugmug.com/Semaphore-Nipers/Club-Championships-Presentations/n-3sJpBS and send an E-mail to juniorsec@semaphoreslsc.com.au include your Nippers name and the name of your child’s Age Group Manager for the password or see Steph Upstairs on Saturday

RnR State Championship Results

Congratulations to everyone who competed on the weekend in the RnR State Championships at Semaphore.

We had some great results with many of the teams making finals:

U15 5 person RnR team – bronze

U15 2 person RnR team – silver

U13 5 person RnR team – gold

U13 2 person RnR – 4th and 6th

U11 2 person RnR – 6th

Thank you to Raelene for all the time she has put into training the kids.

Thank you also to everyone who helped make Saturday a success.

Champion Lifesavers

Congratulations to Lilija Zampatti and Cooper Clee who competed in the Champion Lifesaver competition on the weekend.

Lilija won gold in the U14’s and Cooper placed 4th in the U17’s.

Well done!

Cold rolls available from the canteen

Cold rolls are available from the canteen this week. Options include tofu; prawn; chicken and avocado. A limited number are available so get in quick!

Bakery goods and $1 Cheese and $2 Ham and Cheese toasties are on offer from 10am, with Nachos, Chips and Dim Sims available after Nippers.

Last Clubby Standing

3-5 pm, Sunday 8th March

Please purchase your tickets over the bar or from Mick Jarvis to assist with catering for the event.

$40 per head
2 hours drinks package
$500 first prize

Entertainment by Jason Sym-Choon.

Get on board for one of the funniest Clubbie days on the calendar.

SLSSA State Championships Merchandise now available for Pre Order

State Champs Merchandise…can be pre-ordered online at www.kozii.com there are sun safe long sleeved tops, singlet tops, t-shirts, hi-vis competition singlets & hats.

Pre Orders close 1 March 2020 … limited stock will be available for purchase at Junior State Champs on days 2 and 3 but to make sure u don’t miss out please pre-order. You can then collect on Fri 20/3 at Surf Central (West Beach) from 4-6pm or at Seacliff SLSC on Sat 21/3 (Junior State Champs – Day One)

Peter Kittle here for our members

In the market for a new or used car?

Did you know that Club Major Sponsor Peter Kittle Holden is continuing to offer great deals and preferred pricing for our Members?

Many members have already taken advantage on their recent car purchases so don’t miss out.

Give Leigh Williams and the Sales team a call on a call on 7007 0121 or visit them at peterkittleholdenportadelaide.com.au

Semaphore shines this Saturday – 22nd February

It’s going to be a massive day at the Club this Saturday.

Not only is it our Annual Nipper Club Championships but Semaphore will also host the 2020 RnR State Championships.

Competitors will come from far and wide to take part in this event. Junior and Youth Teams will compete in the morning, with Open Categories competing in the afternoon. Adding to this we will be paid a visit by the Westpac Drone Activation team, who will be doing Drone presentations and demonstrations throughout the day.

We will also have food specials available throughout the day and the Bar will be Open from 1:00pm, so it’s a great day to come down and be part of the all the action.

Junior update 20th February

Wow, it’s all starting to happen! R&R States is being held at Semaphore this weekend. Juniors taking part will be competing for medals and points towards the overall State Surf Life Saving Clubs Competition. We will also be holding our Junior Club Championships later in the afternoon (Saturday, 12:45pm – 3pm). Finally, Junior State Championships, to be held over two consecutive weekends, is just a month away.

Junior update this week includes:

  • Training Time Table
  • Calendar Changes
  • Junior Training
  • RnR State Championships
  • Junior Club Championships
  • SSLSC Inaugural Junior Teams Day
  • Nippers Movie Night

Training Timetable

Board Training – muster at 4:45pm for a 5:00pm start

R&R – 2020 RnR State Champs from 7:30am at Semaphore SLSC

March Past Training – 12pm Saturday usual muster spot

Nipper Training – 12:45pm Saturday muster on the grass as usual on the Southern side of the Club. 1:00pm – to the Beach for Junior Club Championships see below for details.

Junior Club Championship Presentations – from 3pm upstairs in the club Canteen and Bar will be open so that we can properly celebrate our Club Championships with medal and certificate presentations.


Rostered Jobs

This week the rostered jobs are:

Board Washing – Under 6’s & 7’s

Canteen – Under 9’s, 2 volunteers to assist please (enclosed shoes)


Calendar Changes

  • Team Training Day – Sat 29th February

Stay tuned for Swim Training News 


RnR State Championships – Semaphore SLSC

RnR State Championships for Juniors and Seniors will be held at Semaphore SLSC on 22nd February 2020 clubs from around the state decend upon our Beach to compete.

We have had a great response to our call for volunteers with the Breakfast BBQ and Working Party covered. But later in the day it would be great to have your assistance with returning empty glasses to the Beach end of the Bar. I am sure our Hard Working volunteers who will be bringing the canteen to us all day would also welcome some extra help especially at clean up time.

RnR State Championships – Schedule

The schedule as released by Surf Life Saving SA

7:30am – All U11, U13 & U15 Competitors to report for Marshalling as such we are asking that all Semaphore Competitors are at the Club by 7am.

11am – All U19 and Open competitors to Report

RnR State Championships – Catering

Semaphore SLSC has arranged for the following Catering

BBQ Breakfast will be available – Bacon & Egg Rolls, Juice, etc and a Coffee Van on site for that caffeine hit.

From 10am – Semaphore SLSC Canteen will open with all their usual fare

In addition the Westpac Drone Activation Team will have a Gold Coin Sausage Sizzle with all proceeds going to the Club


2020 Junior Club Championships

Our Annual Junior Club Championships are finally here

Presentations, recognising runners up and awarding medals to male and female champions across each event for each age group, will be held upstairs in the Club afterwards.

The canteen and bar will be open and a raffle will be held to celebrate the event.

Participating and placing in events also accumulates points that goes towards the end of season Age Group Champion.

See below for the champs schedule


2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day

Planning is well under way for the inaugural Junior Teams Day to be held 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 8 teams which will compete against each other for the coveted….. (well it will be coveted) Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy.

The events that will be competed will include:

  • Wade Relay
  • Tug-o-War
  • Sprint Relay
  • Cameron
  • Swim Relay

All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be included in these events, even down to the youngest sandcrab.

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.


Nippers Family

Movie Night

29th Feb

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
  • Instead of 2 features we will be screening a few animated shorts and then a feature ensuring an early night for our Nippers.
  • $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