Open Water Swim Series

Registration for 2019 is now openl!!! Register here!

  •  2019 Open Water Swim Series - 
  • 6 Wednesdays, July 17th - Aug 21st, 2019
2019 will mark our ninth year for the Open Water Series !!
 
Long Pond, St. John's (see map below) (route may be altered depending on the conditions) 
 
To gain open water swim skills in a competitive setting is our main goal. 
You can choose again between 750m and 1500m swim distance. 

Start times:
Out-of-Competition: 5:30 pm sharp
Elites:                       5:45 pm sharp
750 m:                      6:00 pm sharp
1500 m:                    6:20 pm sharp

CATEGORY                 PRIZE                  GROUP                                 AGE                              DISTANCE

        1            1st place Trophy             Junior Masters                       >19 - 45                                 750m
        2            1st place Trophy             Super Junior Masters            >19 - 45                                1500m
        3            1st place Trophy             Senior Masters                      >45                                         750m
        4            1st place Trophy             Super Senior Masters           >45                                       1500m
        5            1st place Trophy             Elite Masters                         >19 (1:32 or less/100m*)      1500m
        6            Special Recognition        Out-of-Competition               >19                                   200-500m
*If a Super Junior Master or Super Senior Master swims 23 mins or less during any of the six swims, this swim will be transferred to the Elite masters Category.

Best 4 out of 6 Swims!!                                    
Results for 2018 are available here!!
Out-of-competition beginner swim tips and 200 - 500m non-competitive swim with a 5:30pm start.
(this is not for non-swimmers or beginners/ a minimum standard of swimming ability expected, wetsuit mandatory for out-of-competition swimmers) 

Again this year, we keep the registration fee at the low cost of $50 & HST for the full series. Payment is through email transfer.
 
All participants are swimming at the chosen location at their own discretion. A copy of the most recent water sample of the location can be made available upon request.
 
RULES:
  • Best 4 out of 6 swims
  • Points can not be transferred from 750m to 1500m, or 1500m to 750m
  • For safety reasons, all athletes must sign in!!! (no sign-in -  not covered under this event, no time/points).
  • Each athlete's official time starts when the horn goes off (no extra time given for equipment malfunction, etc...)
  • In the event of a tie in points in a Category, the overall average swim time will be the deciding factor.
  • All participants must be a current member of TriNL as this is a TriNL-sanctioned event.

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