Around 400 Junior athletes will participate in the first full-day Junior Interclub carnival of the summer on Saturday 30 November.
The event, to be held at Orewa Beach, is for competitors aged 7-13 years. Red Beach has close to 90 Junior athletes registered for competition.
The older age groups – U13 & U14 – will compete in surf races as well as the board rescue and tube rescue events.
The U19, U10 & U12 athletes will compete in surf races, a run swim run, and a board relay.
Events for the U10 competitors who do not have a 200m swim badge will be the run wade run and a bodyboard relay. All age groups will participate in beach sprint, relays and beach flags.
The carnival is a participation event and finals won’t be run.
8.00 am Competitors sign in with manager
8.15 am Group warm-up (beach run followed by water warm-up)
8.30 am Team managers’ meeting
9.15 am Marshalling for first event
9.30 am First event start
For more information on the carnival click here