Surf Life Saving Wessex Committee Meeting 16 June 2003 Commodore Hotel Present Gwyn Scott (GS) Southbourne SLSU Lindsey Scott (LS) Southbourne SLSU Bill Ezekiel (BE) Southbourne SLSU Miles Landless (ML) Christchurch LSC Jan Sheppard (JSh) Branksome Chine SLSC John Sanderson (JS) Christchurch LSC Apologies Minutes of the last meeting The minutes of the last meeting were agreed as true record. Matters Arising The representative fro Branksome chine had been Jess Lewin. Sports Commission Sports Rep was not in attendance. Regional Senior Championships These were to be held on Saturday 9th August starting at 10am. The event would be held a Southbourne Club. It was decided that there would be no board, ski or swim relay. The events will be as follows: Surf Race Sprints Board Race Beach Sprints Ski Race Beach Relay Taplin Board Rescue Tube Rescue Iron Man / Diamond Lady The cost will be £5 per person to enter the competition. Competitors are to be 16+. Each club will be asked to bring an official if possible. Names and event choices are needed I week before the event. BE will send put a entry pack to the clubs. Regional Nipper championships These would be held on Saturday 5th July. This will be held at Branksome Chine, all competitors are asked to be there at 9am for a 10am start. The cost per competitor will be £3. LS will do the score sheets. The events will be as follows: Wading Beach Sprints Surf Race Beach Flags Board Race Beach Relay Board Relay 1k run Golden Nipper Regional Youth Championships These would be held on Saturday 19th July starting at 10am. The event will be held at Boscombe. The Youth Championships will follow the same events as the Senior championships. The entry fee is £4 per competitor. BE will be sending out an entry pack. Regional Masters Championships These will be held on Friday 8th August starting at 7pm. This event will be held at Southbourne and will hopefully include a BBQ. The events will the same as the Senior Championships. The entry fee is £4 per competitor. BE will be sending out an entry pack. Nipper Carnivals There will be 3 Nipper Carnivals this year. They will be on Saturdays as follows: 28th June Branksome Chine 6pm for 6.30pm start. 26th July Christchurch Time TBC TBC (Aug) Southbourne Time TBC National Nipper Championships These are being held in Bournemouth on the 2 nd and 3rd of August. Although the association runs the event we need to provide certain facilities, the most important being a PA system and Marquis on the beach. BE will chase Mark Shakles to get his information folder that he used the last time the event was held in Bournemouth so that we can hopefully use the same suppliers. LS and GS have volunteer to coordinate the lunches for the officials. GS will contact head office to establish how many lunches are required and how much the budget is. Grand Prix Ranking Event There is a ranking event scheduled to held in Bournemouth on Sunday 20 th July. After this event the association plans to announce the national teams. BE has agreed to act as referee for this event. AOB Competition buoys will be needed for the regional events this year. BE to cost how much it would be to get buoys and anchors, chains etc. ML will look into flags. GS to email ML with the sizes of the flags and the colours we need. Youth Teams Challenge – reps were asked to go back to the clubs and see if there is any interest in competing in this event and are any parents who would like to help. Date of Next Meeting The next meeting will Friday 11th July at the Commodore Hotel starting at 7pm.