Junior Weekly Report

The junior part of the shed has now been completely packed up, a HUGE thanks to those members of JONES PATROL for coming in early helping to clear everything out last Friday (Australia Day)


Board Training

As usual this Friday 5:00pm for a 5:15pm start


Semaphore Training as Usual for U7’s and U8’s

Training for the U7’s and 8’s will be available as usual at Semaphore with our U7’s Age Group manager.  Muster to be on the Grass across from the Patrol Shed on the Northern side of

the main club building.


Todd will be taking care of both groups so please volunteer to help him where you can.  Don’t wait to be asked!!


Branch Finale – 3rd February

It’s finally here.  The branch series finale at Southport SLSC.  This Carnival will see the Branches compete against each other.  That’s right well be on the same side as Grange, West Beach, and Henly Beach

I’m pleased to announce or Branch Cap Colour is ‘RED’


Nominations have been taken and Team allocations will be sent via E-Mail later in the week


Please Note:   We require 1 Official AND 1 Water Cover person at any one stage so bring your gear and we’ll organize a roster that morning.


The proposed schedule for this carnival is:

Please Note as you can see from the supplied maps access to parking is restricted and there is a large walk from the parking area so please allow plenty of time to ensure you make the start of the first event.


Junior Carnival 3 – Normanville – 11th February

Our 3rd Junior Carnival for 2018 is located at Normanville on 11th of February. The preliminary event schedule has been released and is provided below for your information.

As many families choose to stay at or around Normanville for the weekend, training on Saturday 10th February for U8’s to U13’s will be at Normanville SLSC at 11am, with marshalling on the grass area at 10:45am. We will need to provide our own water cover for this training so any qualified Parents or Siblings that can help in this regard would be greatly appreciated.

On the day of Carnival, we will again require Water Cover,2 People at any one time at least 1 of them a Bronze Medal Holder. Please send nominations to Paul Breden, patrols@semaphoreslsc.com.au . Big thanks to those who have already offered their assistance.

In addition Semaphore is also required to provide 5 Officials for this carnival so anyone able to help in this regard please contact Junior Convener, Bruce Moseley 0428 580 507.


***Change to Dinner Saturday***

I have enough people interested to arrange a booking for Dinner on the Saturday Night prior to the carnival. We have however been contacted by the Normanville SLSC who will have their bistro open on Friday and Saturday Night. I intend to book our dinner at their club rather that the Normanville Pub, that is after some due diligence on their capacity or unless there is a huge vote against it.  A menu will be available shortly.

Junior Presentation Day – 12th March (Day after State Champs)

Junior Presentation Day will take place on Monday 12th March (Adelaide Cup Day) with all groups in attendance U7’s all the way through to Under 13’s.  Timings TBC but the day will involve the following:

  • Shaving Cream Fight on the Beach (beware parents if you’re on the beach your fair game, trust me, I learnt the hard way!)
  • BBQ
  • Presentations for each age group



Upcoming Notable Dates –

               3 Feb          –        U9 – U13 Branch Carnival Finale – Southport

U7 – U8 only Training Semaphore

10 Feb        –        U8 – U13 Junior Training – Normanville

U7 Training Semaphore

11 Feb        –        Junior Carnival – Normanville

24 Feb        –        Junior Qualifying – Grange

10/11 Mar           –    Junior State Championships – Glenelg

12 Mar       –        Junior Presentation Day U7 – U13


For a printable version of these upcoming dates with details use the following link: 31/1 Update  – Nippers Calendar and Assoc Info


Finally a special thank you to all the patrol & Club members for their help on Friday cleaning up the junior side of the club.



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