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Updates:

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

 

Dates for your diary:

 

Still Water Referee Course C

Date 18th & 19th February 2017
Venue UL Sports Arena, Limerick
Closing Date For Entries Friday 3rd February
Entries: Email Name & County to sport@iws.ie

 

 

 

 

 

National Junior Stillwater Championships

Date 18th & 19th February 2017
Times 18th: 12pm - 8pm / 19th: 8am - 2pm
Venue UL Sports Arena, Limerick
Closing Date For Entries Friday 3rd February
Entries to sport@iws.ie
Entry Form

Events

  • 100m manikin tow + fins                   
  • 4 x 25m manikin relay - will be done with half full manikins in juniors
  • 200m Super lifesaver                     
  • 100m manikin carry + fins             
  • 50m manikin carry
  • 100m Obstacle
  • 4 x 50m Obstacle relay
  • 4 x 50m medley relay
  • Line throw

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €15 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats are mandatory.
  • Age by year of birth.
  • No mixed relays. (Gender)
  • All counties must provide a min. 2 timekeepers.

 

National Senior Stillwater Championships

Date 18th & 19th February 2017
Times 18th: 12pm - 8pm / 19th: 8am - 2pm
Venue UL Sports Arena, Limerick
Closing Date For Entries Friday 3rd February
Entries to sport@iws.ie
Entry Form

Events

  • 100m manikin tow + fins
  • 4 x 25m manikin relay
  • 200m Super lifesaver
  • 100m manikin carry + fins
  • 100m rescue medley          
  • 50m manikin carry 
  • 200m Obstacle
  • 4x50m Obstacle relay
  • 4 x 50m medley relay
  • Line throw           

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €15 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team hats are mandatory.
  • Age based on year of birth
  • All counties must provide a min. 2 timekeepers.
  • No mixed relays. (Gender or Age)

National Masters Stillwater Championships

Date 18th & 19th February 2017
Times 18th: 12pm - 8pm / 19th: 8am - 2pm
Venue UL Sports Arena, Limerick
Closing Date For Entries Friday 3rd February
Entries to sport@iws.ie
Entry Form

Events

  • 100m manikin tow + fins
  • 100m manikin carry + fins
  • 50m manikin carry 
  • 100m Obstacle
  • 4 x 50m Obstacle relay
  • Line throw

Details

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

Provincial Nipper Stillwater Championships

Leinster
Date Sunday 26th March 2017
Time Junior Nippers 9.30. Senior Nippers 12.30 approx (TBC)
Venue Coral Leisure Centre, Wicklow
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 11th March
Entries to

wicklowsurfrescue@gmail.com

Entry Form

 

Munster
Date Sunday 19h March 2017
Time 12pm - 7pm
Venue Ennis Pool, Co. Clare
Closing Date For Entries Sunday 5th March
Entries to allthemcgraths@eircom.net
Entry Form

 

Ulster/Connaught
Date Sunday 26th March 2017
Time 12pm - 5pm
Venue The Sligo Regional Pool, Sligo.
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 11th March
Entries to sligosurflifesavingclub@hotmail.com
Entry Form

Events:

  • 50m Obstacle                   
  • 25m u/w + fins
  • 50m rescue tube
  • 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay
  • 4 x 25m Medley Relay

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €10 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team swimming hats are mandatory.
  • 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)
  • Max. 6 teams per gender per county for relay events.
  • No mixed relays. (Gender or Age)
  • All counties must provide a min. 3 timekeepers.
  • Top 6 individuals in individual events & top 6 in each relay event to go through to the National Championships from all regions.

 

National Nipper Stillwater Championships

Date Saturday 22nd April 2017
Time 12pm - 6pm
Venue UL Sports Arena, Limerick
Entries Qualify From Provincials

Events:

  • 50m Obstacle                   
  • 25m u/w + fins
  • 50m rescue tube
  • 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay
  • 4 x 25m Medley Relay

Details:

  • All competitors must be registered members of IWS.
  • Entry: €10 per competitor to cover all events.
  • County team swimming hats are mandatory.
  • 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 a min. 2 timekeepers.

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 (TBC)
Closing Date For Entries Saturday 29th July
Entries to  
Entry Form

 

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

 

Ulster/Connaught
Date Sunday 13th August 2017
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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