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TAYPORT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP

INFORMATION AND EXTRACT OF RULES - TO BE RETAINED BY THE ENTRANT
WELCOME TO THE TAYPORT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP

A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

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CHAMPIONSHIP TAYPORT CUP
DISTANCE 1 Mile
DAY / DATE Sunday 22nd June 2014
ENTRY FEE £20.00 (£11.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
CLOSING DATE Thursday 22nd May 2014
AGE LIMITS: Juniors 13 years to less than 17 years in the year of the swim.
Seniors 17 years and over in the year of the swim.
DATE OF SWIM: Sunday 22nd June 2014 at 11.20 hours.
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 22nd May 2014.
ENTRY FEE: £20.00 (£11.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew).
DISTANCE: 1 Mile – Crossing the river.
PARKING: Free parking is available at the YEAABA pier Broughty Ferry and at Tayport Harbour. Swimmers should arrange their own transport from Tayport, returning in a boat is not an option.
BRIEFING: On the day at YEAABA Clubhouse, Broughty Ferry at 10.50 hours prompt.
START: On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the harbour slipway or ladder and line up across the mouth of the harbour. Start will be by loud hailer.
COURSE: This is a point-to-point, across the tide-ways swim and the line will be as straight as the current and your ability permits. Please follow your boat at all times.
FINISH: By touching the river-facing wall to the west of Tayport Harbour entrance. N.B. A swimmer finishing, but missing the “touch” due to tidal conditions will be accorded a certificate but no official time or place in the race.
PRESENTATION: On completion of the swim by courtesy of the Bell Rock Tavern adjacent to the harbour, where sandwiches and tea/coffee will be available.

The annual category awards are: -

Junior Boys Championship
The McIntosh Cup
Junior Girls Championship
The Hart Trophy
Senior Gents Championship
TrophyTayport Town Council Cup
Senior Ladies Championship
Tayport Cup
Senior Gents Breaststroke
Saunderson Family Trophy
Senior Ladies Breaststoke

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

 



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