Loch Earn

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Championship Loch Earn
Distance 6.5 miles - Full Loch Lengthw
Date of Swim Sunday 1st of September, 2019
Time of Swim 09:00
Entry Cost £60 (£35 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
Closing Date Wednesday 1st of August, 2019
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 30 minutes prior to the swim. 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 Costumes must comply with SASA regulations which are the same as FINA in this respect. Open Water Swimwear for both men and women shall not cover the neck, extend past the shoulder, nor shall extend below the ankle. All Open Water swimsuits shall comply with the FINA criteria for materials and approved procedures.
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:

Trophies

Junior Girls Championship

George McLaren Girls Trophy

Senior Ladies Championship

Castle Hotel Ladies Trophy

Veteran Ladies Championship

John S. Don Ladies Trophy


Junior Boys Championship

George McLaren Boys Trophy

Senior Gents Championship

Castle Hotel Gents Trophy

Veteran Gents Championship

John S. Don Gents 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.