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2020 Burson KidsDash Ocean Swim

The Anglesea Surf Life Saving Club is excited to present the 2020 Burson Kids Dash Ocean Swim, which this year will operate as a seperate event to the traditional Burson Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim at Point Roadknight, Anglesea.

Who: Two distances - 200m for 7-9 year olds & 300m for 10-12 year olds

When: 9am, Tuesday 29th December 2020

How: Sign up now for $20 per entry. For a special edition Event T-shirt this is an additional $20 each.

Prizes: Random prizes will be drawn for entrants. There will be no place-getters as this is an event focussed on participation.

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Event Instructions:

COVIDSafe Protocols

  • Stay safe by washing your hands or sanitising regularly, having a face mask with you and wearing it when required, coughing and sneezing into your elbow, and keeping at least 1.5 metres from others.

  • If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) get tested and stay home. Stay at home if you feel unwell.

  • All spectators and parents/guardians are required to register their attendance by scanning the QR Code at the event.

  • Please follow all directions from event staff to ensure everyone's safety.

Marshalling:

Marshalling will occur just to the ramp side of the start line. Please ensure that you are near the start line at least 15 minutes prior to your race start time. Swimmers will be grouped according to the colour of their official Rock2Ramp Swim cap. Please assist race officials by wearing your swim cap in the marshalling area and listening to instructions. 10-12 year olds will go first.

The Start:

At the direction of the Race officials you will then be marshalled on the start line.

The Course:

The 200m course involves swimming around two buoys, with swimmers to swim on the left hand side of the buoys. 

The 300m course involves swimming around three buoys, with swimmers to swim on the left hand side of the buoys.

The Finish:

As soon as you have crossed under the finish line proceed quickly up the beach to clear the way for other finishers.

Safety:

The Anglesea SLSC provides the highest level of water safety per capita of all the swims in the area. Water Safety consists of Inflatable Rescue Boats and Rescue Boards, all manned by competent Surf Lifesavers together with a Medical Team on land. If you feel you cannot go on, wave your hand over your head and you will be assisted immediately.

Race Rules:

  1. The age range for the 300m swim is 10-12 years and for 200m swim is 7-9 years on the day of the race.

  2. No fins, paddles, snorkels or floatation devices permitted.

  3. No individual escort or support items.

  4. Medical staff shall have the ultimate and final authority to remove a competitor from the race if the competitor is judged to be incapable of continuing the race without risk of serious injury.

  5. Good sportsman-like conduct will be demanded of all competitors. Any unsportsmanlike conduct will be grounds for instant disqualification.

  6. Swimmers will be required to wear the official race cap provided upon registration.

  7. Wetsuits are allowed.

  8. The Race Director reserves the right to accept, reject and cancel entries.

  9. Swimmers must swim the course as marked. Any variation to the course will be announced at the start.

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