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For any inquiries in relation to the sport of Surf Lifesaving please contact sport@iws.ie

Updates:

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

 

Dates for your diary:

 

Nipper Qualification Places

  • 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.

Junior Qualification Places

  • Top 16 individuals in all individual events & top 6 in each team event to go through to the National Championships from all regions.

 

Open Water Referee Course (B&C)

Date 25th - 27th August 2017
Venue Wexford
Closing Date For Entries Monday 31st July
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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