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Updates:

Dates for your diary 2017: Scroll down for IWS sports calander & competition details.

 

Dates for your diary:

 

Provincial Nipper Surf Championships

 

Leinster
Date Saturday 12th August 2017
Venue Co. Wicklow (TBC)
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to TBC
Entry Form

 

Munster
Date Saturday 12th August 2017
Venue Youghal, Co. Cork
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to

horganwilliam@hotmail.com

Entry Form

 

Ulster/Connaught
Date Saturday 12th August 2017 (TBC)
Venue Co. Sligo (TBC)
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to sligosurflifesaving@gmail.com
Entry Form

Water Events:

  • Surf Race
  • Board Race
  • Swim with Fins 12-14 age groups only
  • Taplin Relay

Beach Events:

  • 15m Flags
  • 50m Sprints
  • Sprint Relay

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €10 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats or county skull caps are mandatory.
  • IWS high visibility rash vests are mandatory for water events.
  • Nipper boards mandatory - Soft top only.
  • Age group by year of birth.
  • 7 Individual Age Groups. (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)
  • 2 Relay Age Groups. (8-11 & 12-14)
  • No mixed relays. (Gender or Age)
  • Max. 6 teams per gender per county for relay events.
  • All counties must provide a min. 4 officials outside of referees.
  • Top 10 individuals in surf race & Top 6 individuals in all other individual events & top 6 in each relay event to go through to the National Championships from all regions.

 

Provincial Junior/Youth Surf Championships

Leinster
Date Sunday 13th August 2017
Venue Co. Wicklow (TBC)
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to TBC
Entry Form

 

Munster
Date Sunday 13th August 2017
Venue Youghal, Co. Cork
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to

horganwilliam@hotmail.com

Entry Form

 

Ulster/Connaught
Date Sunday 13th  August 2017 (TBC)
Venue Co. Sligo (TBC)
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to sligosurflifesaving@gmail.com
Entry Form

Water Events:

  • Surf Race
  • Board Race
  • Ski Race†
  • Tube Rescue
  • Board Rescue
  • Taplin Relay‡

Beach Events:

  • 20m Flags
  • 90m Sprints
  • 4 x 90m Sprint Relay

†International Racing Ski's or Lifeguard surf skis can be used.

‡Taplin: swim, board, ski†, and run.

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €15 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats or county skull caps are mandatory.
  • IWS high visibility rash vests are mandatory for water events.
  • Age group by year of birth.
  • Junior (& Youth) competition to be ran as one event with medals than awarded separately for youths in individual events only.
  • Top 16 individuals in all individual events & top 6 in each team event to go through to the National Championships from all regions.
  • No mixed teams in team events. (Gender)
  • Members of teams in team events to be named on the entry form.
  • All counties must provide a min. 4 officials outside of referees.
  • Max. 6 teams per gender per county for team events.

 

Open Water Referee Course (B&C)

Date 25th - 27th August 2017
Venue Wexford
Closing Date For Entries Friday 11th August
Entries: Email Name & County to sport@iws.ie

 

 

 

 

National Nipper Surf Championships

Date Saturday 26th August 2017
Venue Curracloe, Co. Wexford
Entries Qualify From Provincials

Water Events:

  • Surf Race
  • Board Race
  • Swim with Fins 12-14 age groups only
  • Taplin Relay

Beach Events:

  • 15m Flags
  • 50m Sprints
  • Sprint Relay

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €10 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats or county skull caps are mandatory.
  • IWS high visibility rash vests are mandatory for water events.
  • Nipper boards mandatory - Soft top only.
  • Age group by year of birth.
  • 7 Individual Age Groups. (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)
  • 2 Relay Age Groups. (8-11 & 12-14)
  • No mixed relays. (Gender or Age)
  • All counties must provide min. 2 officials outside of referees
  • Overall Trophies will be awarded for the Junior & Senior Nippers, based on points from the top 4 competitors in each individual event & top 2 in relay events.

National Junior/Youth Surf Championships

Date Sunday 27th August 2017
Venue Curracloe, Co. Wexford
Entries Qualify From Provincials

Water Events:

  • Surf Race
  • Board Race
  • Ski Race†
  • Tube Rescue
  • Board Rescue
  • Taplin Relay‡

Beach Events:

  • 20m Flags
  • 90m Sprints
  • 4 x 90m Sprint Relay

†International Racing Ski's or Lifeguard surf skis can be used.

‡Taplin: swim, board, ski†, and run.

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €15 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats or county skull caps are mandatory.
  • IWS high visibility rash vests are mandatory for water events.
  • Age group by year of birth.
  • Junior (& Youth) competition to be ran as one event with medals than awarded separately for youths in individual events only.
  • No mixed teams in team events. (Gender)
  • No substitions in team events from regional competitions except under the circumstances allowed in the substitutions policy.
  • All counties must provide min. 2 officials outside of referees
  • Overall Trophies will be awarded, based on points from the top 4 competitors in each individual event & top 2 in team events.

 

National Senior Surf Championships

 

Date 23rd September 2017
Venue Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal
Closing Date For Entries Sat 9th September 2017
Entries To sport@iws.ie
Entry Forms

Water Events:

  • Surf Race
  • Board Race
  • Ski Race
  • Ocean Man/Woman
  • Tube Rescue
  • Board Rescue
  • Taplin Relay

Beach Events:

  • 20m Flags
  • 90m Sprints
  • Sprints Relay

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €15 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats or county skull caps are mandatory.
  • IWS high visibility rash vests are mandatory for water events.
  • Age based on year of birth
  • No mixed relays. (Gender or Age)

National Masters Surf Championships

Date 23rd September 2017
Venue Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal
Closing Date For Entries Sat 9th September 2017
Entries To sport@iws.ie
Entry Forms

Water Events:

  • Surf Race
  • Board Race
  • Ski Race
  • Taplin Relay

Beach Events:

  • 20m Flags

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €15 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats or county skull caps are mandatory.
  • IWS high visibility rash vests are mandatory for water events.
  • Age based on year of birth.
  • 3 Age Groups: 30-39, 40-49, 50+. (Individuals)
  • One relay age group. (30+)
  • No mixed relays. (Gender)

European Lifesaving Championships

Date 3rd - 10th September
Venue Belgium
Age Groups Senior & Junior

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