Junior Weekly Report

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We have a date confirmed for Club Championships 3rd of Match.  On this day, not only will the Juniors have their championship competition we will also see our Senior compete.


Seniors Start at 9am.  Juniors start at 10am


Come down and see our Seniors in action, then muster at the usual place  at 9:45am


More details to follow………..



Board Training

No board training this Friday, We’re all at Normanville!!


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

Training for the U7’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 there as Age Group Manager so please volunteer to help him where you can. Don’t wait to be asked!!


Junior Carnival 3 – Normanville – 11th February

Our 3rd Junior Carnival for 2018 is located at Normanville on 11th of February. The event schedule has not been amended  – provided below for your information.


RnR Training – 10 February 9am

There will be a 2 person RnR training at Normanville – meet on the foreshore.


Training – 10 February

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 a BBQ Lunch to follow on the Grass. Yes I know you’ve hear this before but we 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.


Dinner Saturday Night – 10 February

We have a booking at Normanville Pub for Dinner. We have been asked to come early at around 5pm and they are making some dedicated tables available for us so please be punctual.  This means that potentially we will need to move through in batches but we will see when we get there. Orders will be taken from 5pm.  There will be approx. 60 people that they will be serving aside from their usual dinner set so please be patient.


Menu can be perused here https://www.facebook.com/NormanvilleHotel/menu/


Water Cover

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.


RnR State Titles

There has been some clarification regarding RnR State titles.

Heats for both Junior 2 person and Junior 5 person RnR will be held on what is now being called Day 1 of States 9th of March 2018 at 5pm which will see the teams reduced to Semi-Finals

Semi-Finals and (most likely) Finals will be held in the afternoon on Day 2 of States 10th of March 2018.



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        –        Club Junior Championships

10 Feb        –        U8 – U13 Junior Training – Normanville

U7 Training Semaphore

11 Feb        –        Junior Carnival – Normanville

24 Feb        –        Junior Qualifying – Grange

9 Mar         –        RnR Heats

              10/11 Mar           –    RnR Semi-Finals & Finals

Junior State Championships – Glenelg

12 Mar       –        Junior Presentation Day U7 – U13

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