Loch Earn

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Championship Loch Earn
Distance 6.5 miles
Date of Swim Sunday 26th of August, 2018
Time of Swim 09:30
Entry Cost £60 (£35 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
Closing Date Thursday 26th of July, 2018
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

Details

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 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:

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.