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WOODHAVEN CHAMPIONSHIP

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

A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

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CHAMPIONSHIP WOODHAVEN
DISTANCE 4.5 Miles
DAY / DATE Sunday 13th July 2014
ENTRY FEE £30.00 (£16.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
CLOSING DATE Friday 12th June 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 13th July 2014 at 14.15 hours.
CLOSING DATE: Friday 13th June 2014
ENTRY FEE: £30.00 (£16.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew).
DISTANCE: 4.5 Miles Tide assisted – Crossing the river.
PARKING: Free parking is available at the YEAABA pier Broughty Ferry and LIMITED parking at Wormit Boating Club, Woodhaven Pier, Wormit.
BRIEFING: On the day at YEAABA Clubhouse, Broughty Ferry at 13.45 hours prompt.
START: On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the harbour slipway or ladder and form a line facing up-river. Start will be by loud hailer.
COURSE: This is a tide assisted, point-to-point, up-river swim using the flow of the river, on a diagonal course across the river and its tide-ways, which will take swimmers through one of the first five spans of the Road Bridge at the Fife side, then continue across the bay passing the old Ferry Station at Newport to the slipway at Woodhaven. The line will be as straight as the currents and your ability permits. Please follow your boat at all times.
FINISH: By touching the slipway at Woodhaven. 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: Will be by courtesy of the Wormit Boating Club on completion of the swim, where refreshments will be available.

The annual category awards are: -

Junior Boys Championship
Scottish Water PFI Shield
Junior Girls Championship
Scottish Water Operation Shield
Senior Gents Championship
Broughty Ferry/Woodhaven Mens Shield
Senior Ladies Championship
Broughty Ferry/Woodhaven Ladies Shield
Senior Gents Breaststroke

Senior Ladies Breaststroke

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.