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Junior Surf Lifesaving Competition

Kids aged 7 and up (U8 to U13) can challenge themselves by competing in local surf carnivals run by Surf Lifesaving South Australia (SLSA), held at different locations along our beautiful coastline.


Nippers Carnival dates for the 2023/24 season

Junior Branch Carnival #1 (TBC): Saturday 18th or Sunday 19th November 2023
Junior Carnival #2 (Grange SLSC): Sunday 17th December 2023

Junior Carnival #3 (South Port SLSC): Sunday 21st January 2024
Junior Carnival #4 (Port Elliot SLSC): Sunday 11th February 2024
Junior State Championships Day 1 (Seacliff SLSC): Sunday 25th February 2024
Junior State Championships Day 2 (Port Noarlunga SLSC): Saturday 16th March 2024
Junior State Championships Day 3 (Port Noarlunga SLSC): Sunday 17th March 2024


Youth Carnival dates for the 2023/24 season

Carnival #1 Beach Events (Seacliff SLSC): 5:30pm-8pm Friday 3rd November 2023

Carnival #1 Water Events (TBC): Sunday 5th November 2023
Carnival #2 (Glenelg SLSC): Saturday 9th December 2023
Carnival #3 Water Events (Goolwa SLSC): Sunday 28th January 2024

Carnival #3 Beach Events (Grange SLSC): 6-8pm Friday 2nd February 2024
Surf Teams Carnival (Moana SLSC): Saturday 24th February 2024
State Championships (Christies Beach SLSC): Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th March 2024

NB: Surf Rescue State Championships for U11 – Masters will be held Friday 16th February (Surf Central) to Sunday 18th February (Grange SLSC) – Events include: First Aid, Jnr and Snr R&R, Champion Lifesaver and Patrol.

As each carnival approaches, your Age/Squad Manager, together with the Junior Committee, will communicate relevant information including eligibility, entry closing dates etc. All relevant proficiencies must be met to be eligible to compete in carnivals.

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