Stannergate

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Championship Stannergate
Distance 1.46 miles - Tide Assisted
Date of Swim Sunday 9th of September, 2018
Time of Swim 15:20
Entry Cost £20 (£12 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
Closing Date Thursday 9th of August, 2018
Eligibility All Welcome
Age Groups

Junior - 13 to 16 years in year of swim.

Senior - 17 years and over in year of swim.

Tide Ebbing
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Details

Briefing Briefing will take place on the day at the car park at the Stannergate 30 minutes prior to the swim. The briefing will take place outdoors so please ensure you have appropriate warm clothing.
Start On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the wooden steps and form a line facing down river. Start will be by loud hailer or whistle.
Course This is a point-to-point, down river swim using the flow of the river from the Stannergate to Broughty Ferry. The line is as straight as the currents and your ability permits. You MUST follow your boat at all times. This swim will be run under SASA and FINA rules.
Finish By touching the river-facing wall of the YeAABA pier (a red white finish sign will be displayed). N.B. a swimmer finishing, but missing the touch due to tidal conditions will be accorded with a certificate but no official time or place in the race.
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 of Awards will take place after the swim at the YeAABA clubhouse. The following Categories will be awarded:

Trophies

Junior Boys Championship

Senior Gents Championship


Junior Girls Championship

Senior Ladies Championship

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.