Photos from Nippers Stillwater Regional competition – Sligo March 2017

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Sligo’s success at National Nipper StillWater Championship

Congratulations to the team of nippers, parents and coaches who travelled down to Galway to compete at the National Nipper StillWater Surf Lifesaving Championships last Saturday.

A variety of medals were won by Sligo and a great day was had by all. Here are the National Nippers Scores and the National Nippers Results. Congratulations to Cork for taking the national title for the first time.

Huge thanks to all parents, volunteers and in particular our junior coaches Aisling, Evan, David and Liam who made the journey down from Sligo.

Photos taken by PRO – Debbie Woodward

Details of Nippers Surf Lifesaving Competition tomorow

Dear Parents,

We hope that your nippers are looking forward to tomorrow’s National Competition as much as we are. It promises to be a great day of competition with the best from all provinces competing at National level.

Click here to see seed times and draft programme for the day.

Irish Water Safety have advised a strict start time of 9:30am therefore all nippers should be in Leisureland at 9a.m. and ready to compete by 9:15 a.m. There is a strict requirement for Sligo County Swim Hats so please ensure that you have your hats.

Irish Water Safety have advised that the competition should run until approximately 1p.m. however allowance should be made for the competition running over this time.

Best of luck to all our competitors and we look forward to seeing you all at the competition.

Sligo Surflifesaving Nipper Committee

2015 National StillWater Championship details

NATIONAL VENUE : Leisureland, Salthill, Galway.

DATE : Saturday 11th April 2015

TIME : Warm up 9.30pm Start 10am

ENTRIES :Entries will be automatic – Top 6 from each regional event will qualify.

NOTE:_ Fibreglass fins are not permitted for Nippers 

AGE-GROUPS

Individual 8,9,10,11,12,13,14 ( age on the day of National competition…ie. 11th April 2015)

Relays

2 age categories 8 – 11 ( age on day of competition) & 12 – 14 ( age on day of competition)

NOTE:- *****All competitors MUST be members of IWS*****

All competitors must wear County Hats. Please ensure that your Nippers have a white County Hat for the competition. Hats are available for purchase at €5.00 per hat.

Order of Events

1.      Girls 50m Obstacle 8-14                                        8.   Boys 25m u/w + fins 8-14

2.      Boys 50m Obstacle 8-14                                       9.   Girls 50m rescue tube 8-14

3.      Girls 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 8-11                     10. Boys 50m rescue tube 8-14

4.      Boys 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 8-11                     11. Girls 4 x 25m Medley Relay 8-11

5.   Girls 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 12-14                     12. Boys 4 x 25m Medley Relay 8-11

6.   Boys 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 12-14                     13. Girls 4 x 25m Medley Relay 12-14

7.   Girls 25m u/w + fins 8-14                                     14. Boys 4 x 25m Medley Relay 12-14

All events are heat declared winner – no finals and medals will be presented in each age group.

We have not provided for travel arrangements for the entrants to the competition and we would suggest that parents car – pool where possible.

Best of luck to all competitors,

Sligo Surflifesaving Nipper Committee

National and Regional Nipper Championships 2015

Image courtesy of Surf Lifesaving Ireland

NATIONAL VENUE : Leisureland, Salthill, Galway.

DATE : Saturday 11th April 2015

TIME : Warm up 9.30pm Start 10am

ENTRIES :Entries will be automatic – Top 6 from each regional event will qualify.

Regional Nipper Stillwater Competitions

Uls / Conn:- Sun 15th March, Ballyshannon Pool. 9:30am arrive. 10am warm up. Start 10.30am

NOTE:_ Fibreglass fins are not permitted for Nippers
AGE-GROUPS: Individual 8,9,10,11,12,13,14 ( age on the day of National competition…ie. 11th April 2015)
Relays – 2 Age categories. 8 – 11 ( age on day of competition) & 12 – 14 ( age on day of competition)
NOTE:- *****All competitors MUST be members of IWS*****

All competitors must wear County Hats. Please ensure that your Nippers have a white County Hat for the competition. Hats are available for purchase at €5.00 per hat. 

Order of Events:-

1.      Girls 50m Obstacle 8-14                                        8.   Boys 25m u/w + fins 8-14

2.      Boys 50m Obstacle 8-14                                        9.   Girls 50m rescue tube 8-14

3.      Girls 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 8-11                       10. Boys 50m rescue tube 8-14

4.      Boys 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 8-11                      11. Girls 4 x 25m Medley Relay 8-11

5.   Girls 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 12-14                     12. Boys 4 x 25m Medley Relay 8-11

6.   Boys 4 x 25m Obstacle Relay 12-14                    13. Girls 4 x 25m Medley Relay 12-14

7.   Girls 25m u/w + fins 8-14                         14. Boys 4 x 25m Medley Relay 12-14

All events are heat declared winner – no finals and medals will be presented in each age group.

We have not provided for travel arrangements for the entrants to the competition and we would suggest that parents car – pool where possible.

Nipper Stillwater registration now open!

Nipper registration open

Dear (Nipper) Parents,

Please note that registration is now open for the Nipper Stillwater Surflifesaving Competition. Please follow this link for registration.

Whilst we would like to accommodate all entrants, due to limited spaces being available for safety reasons and availability of club resources, please note that we will be giving priority for entry to the training sessions and competition to existing members of Sligo Surflifesaving.

Please note that if your child is not an existing member of Sligo Surflifesaving then entry to the competition and training sessions will stand strictly subject to spaces being available following existing members registration. If your child is not an existing member please s e-mail us at sligosurflifesaving@gmail.com to allow your child/ children name(s) to be the added to a waiting list. We will contact you on completion of registration as to availability of spaces.

Best of luck to all competitors.

Sligo Surflifesaving Nipper Committee.

 

Nipper Registration for Still Water Surf Lifesaving Competition

Nipper Still Water Registration Opens tomorrow

Dear (Nipper) Parents,

Please note that registration for the Nipper Stillwater Surf Lifesaving Competition is scheduled to open tomorrow Monday 26th January 2015 at 12 noon and will remain open until Saturday 31st January 2015 at 12 noon.

First training is scheduled to commence on Sunday 15th February at the Regional Sports complex from 5p.m. – 6p.m.

Please check in on our Facebook page and this website for links to the relevant registration page.

Please note that due to safety reasons and coach availability spaces may be limited so please ensure that you register early to avoid disappointment.

Thank you to those who confirmed their ‘nippers’ interest in the above competition which proved to be of huge benefit in determining training requirements and sessions. Whilst we have sought to accommodate as many entrants as possible, please note that due to availability of suitable coaches and safety requirements we may only be able to accommodate a limited number of entrants.

Whilst we are very appreciative of those parents who replied to us confirming their expressions of interest please note that reservation of entry relies exclusively on the above registration so please ensure that you register early to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the relevant age category is based on the age of the entrant on the date of the national competition i.e. 11th April 2015.

Entry will be at a cost of €35.00 per entrant which we will include entry to the competition and training sessions. There is an option to purchase a surf lifesaving hat at an additional cost of €5.00. Please note that entrants must wear team hats when competing.

Many thanks,

Nipper Surflifesaving Committee.