LOCH EARN CHAMPIONSHIP

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A Loch Swim in Fresh Water


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Championship Loch Earn
Distance 6.5 miles -
Date of Swim Saturday 20th of August, 2016
Time of Swim 10:00
Entry Cost £60 (£35 if supplying own Boat & Crew
Closing Date Wednesday 20th of July, 2016
Eligibility All Welcome
Age Groups

Junior - 13 to 16 years in year of swim.

Senior - 17 years and over in year of swim.

Veteran - 40 years and over on the day.

Stroke(s) Freestyle

 

Briefing Briefing will take place on the day at the Drummond Fishery car park at 09:30 prompt. The briefing will take place outdoors so please ensure you bring warm clothing.
Start The championship will start approximately 10 minutes after the completion of the briefing, from the Boating jetty in front of the former Lochearnhead Watersports Centre at the top of the Loch. Start will be by loud hailer or whistle.
Course In a straight line (or as near as you can get) from Lochearnhead the FULL length of the loch, passing to the south side of Neish Island and then continuing to the Drummond Hotel jetty at St. Fillans. Please follow your boat at all times. This swim will be run under SASA and FINA rules.
Finish Your swim will finish as you pass the Drummond Hotel jetty at St. Fillans and will be signalled by a whistle. There will also be a red and white finish sign displayed at the jetty.
Costumes Only traditional (must not extend beyond the end of the shoulder onto the upper arm and lower than the crotch onto the upper leg) swimming costumes/trunks will be permitted. NO WETSUITS, NO BODYSUITS. Two swimming caps may be worn. Costumes shall be in keeping with SASA regulations.
Presentation Presentation will be at the Drummond Hotel, St. Fillans. This may be subject to change - you will be notified prior to the swim. The following Categories will be awarded:

 

Junior Boys Championship
George McLaren Boys Trophy
Senior Gents Championship
Castle Hotel Gents Tropy
Veteran Gents Championship
John S. Don Gents Trophy
Junior Girls Championship
George McLaren Girls Tropy
Senior Ladies Championship
Castle Hotel Ladies Tropy
Veteran Ladies Championship
John S. Don Ladies Trophy

 

In addition to the annual awards 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each category will be awarded a unique
‘YeAABA Loch’ medal in Gold, Silver or Bronze. All finishers will receive a personalized certificate.

 



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