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
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.
This week the rostered jobs are:
Board Washing – Under 6’s & 7’s
Canteen – Under 9’s, 2 volunteers to assist please (enclosed shoes)
- 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
- Sprint Relay
- 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.
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