May Long Distance Swim Calendar (3 of 3)

May Long Distance Swim Calendar (3 of 3)

Post by Lynn Marsha » Sat, 07 May 1994 02:26:28

1000 Islands Masters Half-Mile and Mile Swims.
  August 14th, 1994.  Brockville, Ontario, Canada.
  Sanction: MSO.  Age groups.  Cost: approx. C$20.  
  Prizes, draw prizes and lots of food.  
  Contact: Steve Granger, 396A King St. W., Brockville, Ontario,
  Canada  K6V 3S6.  (+1) 613-342-6512 (h) (EST), (+1) 613-345-5666 (w) (EST).
  Swim is done on a 1/2 mile triangular course in the St. Lawrence.
  Water temperature around 68-72F.

  Beth Whittall (+1) 519-538-5548.

BLDSA Veterans 4 Miles.
  August 14th, 1994.  England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: Mr. B. Ferrand, Directorate of Naval Recruiting, Room 043,
  Victory Building, HM Naval Base, Prtsmouth, Hants., UK PO1 3LS (FAO DNR-R1
  Swimming).  (+44) 705-27747 (w) (GMT), (+44) 752-816521 (weekends) (GMT).

SASA 5km Championships.
  August 14th, 1994.  Scotland.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: K. McIntosh, 25 Glamis Dr., Dundee, UK DD2 1QN.  
  (+44) 382-69648 (GMT).

Atlantic City 10km Ocean Swim.
  August 14th, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Roughwater 10km Crossing.
  [August 15th, 1993.]  English Bay, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  Contact: Vancouver Open Water Swim Association (+1) 604-325-5381, (PST) or
  Shane Collins, 4769 Woodgreen Dr., W. Vancouver, British Columbia
  Canada V7S 2Z9.  (+1) 604-689-0027 (w) (PST).
  Wetsuits are recommended.  Part of Vancouver Open Water Challenge Series,
  along with Sasamat Lake and Vancouver Sea Festival.
  Information provided by: Shane Collins.

SASA Loch Lubnaig Junior 4 Miles.
  August 20th, 1994.  Loch Lubnaig, Scotland.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: K. McIntosh, 25 Glamis Dr., Dundee, UK DD2 1QN.  
  (+44) 382-69648 (GMT).
  Also listed as being on July 30th!

Seaside Park 1.5 Mile Swim.
  August 20th, 1994 (provisional).  Seaside Park, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Toms River YMCA, P.O. Box 130, Toms River, New Jersey, USA 08754.
  (+1) 908-341-9622 (EST).
  Includes a barbeque.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

YATES 1 Mile Inlet Swim.
  August 20th, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Mike Toy, Atlantic City Beach Patrol, 3716 Boulevard Av.,
  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA 08401.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

ETS Swim Series 750m 1000 Islands Swim.
  August 21st, 1994.  Gananoque, Ontario, Canada.
  Age groups (10 year?).  Awards for series winners.
  Contact: TBM Sports (+1) 613-737-3448 (EST).
  This is actually the first leg of a triathlon.  You can do just the swim
  or the whole triathlon.  All competitors are eligible for the swim awards.
  Swim is in the St. Lawrence River.

Manatee Lake Del Valle 2 x 1 Mile Relay.
  August 21st, 1994.  Near Livermore, California (same lake as
  the 1.5 mile swim in late June) (N. California), USA.  
  Sanction: USMS.  Lots of categories.
  Contact: MAM (Manatee Aquatic Masters), Steve Toschi
  (+1) 510-525-2388 (w) (PST), (+1) 510-484-9776 (h) (PST).
  Each Person swims a circular mile, tags their partner and they do a mile.
  ~200 teams (M/M or M/F with lots of categories).  A very fun swim!


BLDSA Waterloo Lake Junior 2 Miles.
  August 21st, 1994.  Waterloo Lake, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Jeff Ingham, 4 Albert Rd., Sowerby Bridge, West Yorks., UK HX6 2PA.
  (+44) 422-831118 (GMT).

Dover-Folkestone Challenge Senior 6 Miles.
  August 21st, 1994.  Dover, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Terry Kingsbury, 111 St. Davids Av., Dover, Kent, UK CT17 9HN.
  (+44) 304-204467 (GMT).

YAABA Loch Earn 6.5 Miles.
  August 21st, 1994.  Loch Earn, Scotland.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  Junior and Senior.  
  Contact: Mr. Ian McIntosh, 85B Queen Street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee,
  UK DD5 1AF.  (+44) 382-75312 (GMT).

1 Mile Atlantic City Ocean Race.
  August 21st, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Sid Cassidy, Atlantic City Beach Patrol, Atlantic City,
  New Jersey, USA 08401.  (+1) 609-347-3947 (EST).
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Bud Light 1 Mile Ocean Swim.
  August 21st, 1994.  Zuma Surfrider, Malibu, California, USA.
  Contact: Scott Hubbell Prods. Inc., 24955 PCH, Suite B203, Malibu,
  California, USA 90265.
  Fifth in a series of five swims (June 26, July 4, 10, 17, Aug 21).  
  Also a run-swim-run event.

Save the Narragansett Bay 2.2 Mile Swim.
  [August 22nd, 1992.]  Rhode Island, USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.
  Contact: (+1) 401-272-3540 (EST).

Russian River 2 Mile Swim.
  August 27th, 1994.  Russian River, California (N. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.
  Contact: Santa Rosa Masters, Sabina Spear (+1) 707-527-2041 (w) (PST),
  (+1) 707-546-9620 (h) (PST).
  Information provided by: Chairman, Pacific Masters Swimming, Julie Paque

Southsea Pier to Pier 1.33 Mile Swim.
  August 28th, 1994.  Dover, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Mrs. F. Lee, 4 Mounds Close, Gosport, Hants., UK PO12 3QA.
  (+44) 705-582576 (GMT).

Annual Manhatten Island Marathon 28.5 Mile Swim.
  [August 29th, 1992.]  Battery Park, Manhatten Island, New York, USA.
  Sanction: USS and USMS.  Cost: US$500 plus US$350 for the accompanying boat!!
  Age groups.
  Contact: Manhatten Island Swimming Association, 438 West 37th St., Suite 5H,
  New York, New York, USA 10018. Julie Ridge (+1) 212-563-3330 or
  (+1) 212-947-5393 (EST).
  Entries limited to 50 swimmers.  Due to the tides you are unlikely to
  finish if you are in the water for over 10 hours.  Record is just over
  six hours.  (Brian completed this in 1990!)

San Ramon Masters Open Water Swim.
  [Last weekend in August.]  Northern California, USA.  Sanction: USMS.  
  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: SRM (+1) 510-275-2295 (PST).
  I have no idea what this swim is, but I have a listing for it!

USA 10km Championship.
  [August 28th, 1993.]  Sacramento, California, USA.
  Information provided by: Federation de Natation du Quebec (+1) 514-252-3200
  (EST), fax: (+1) 514-252-3232.

Carnlough Bay 1 Mile Swim.
  [August 28th, 1993.]  Carnlough Lake, Northern Ireland.
  Junior and Senior.
  Contact: Billy Wallace, 20 Cherryvale Ave., Glengormley, N. Ireland
  BT36 7UG.

Emily Pascoe Meningitis Research Fund 24hr Dock Relay and Novice Relay.
  [August 28-29th, 1993.]  Liverpool, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: James Tinsley, 37 Fieldton Road, Norris Green, Liverpool, UK.  
  (+44) 51-546-0465 (GMT).

European Championships 25km and 50km (and 5km?).
  [August 28-29th, 1993.]  Slapy Dam, Czechoslovakia.

Blankenberge 6km.
  [August, 1992.]  Blankenberge, Belgium.

Morecambe Bay.
  TBA, 1994.  Morecambe, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Derek Pritchard, 11 Park St., Tyldesley, Manchester, UK M29 8AZ.

BLDSA Derwen***er.
  TBA, 1994.  Derwen***er, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Steve Lodge, 5 Gorseywell Lane, Preston Brook, Runcorn, Cheshire,
  UK WA7 3AP.  (+44) 928-791042 (GMT).

Copeland Island to Donaghadee 2.5 Mile Swim.
  [TBA, 1993.]  Copeland Island, Northern Ireland.
  Contact: Mr. & Mrs. Gunn, 7 Sandeel Lane, Orlock, Groomsport, Co. Down,
  N. Ireland  BT19 2LP.

Ijsselmeer International Holland 25km.
  [July or August 1992.]  Ijsselmeer, The Netherlands.

Damme-Brugge 4.5km.
  [July or August 1992.]  Brugge, Belgium.
  *** polluted water -- very disgusting!  I swam this in '87 or '88 and
  never again!  (I had bad stomach pains and temporarily lost my
  peripheral vision -- some swimmers were sick for weeks!)


September:

10km Postal Championship.
  [See May.]

6000yd Postal Championship.
  [September 1st-November 30th, 1993.]
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Medals.
  Contact: George McVey, 477 Antlers Dr., Rochester, NY, USA 14618.
  Information provided by: USMS Office, 2 Peter Ave., Rutland, Massachusetts,
  USA 01543. (+1) 508-886-6631 (EST).

Cross Windermere 2km.
  September 1st, 1994.  Windermere, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Barbara Hassall, Bleaze Hall, Old Hutton, Kendal, Cumbria UK
  LA8 0LU.  (+44) 539-723369 (GMT).

|World FINA Championships.
| September 1-11th, 1994.  Rome, Italy.
| Information provided by: Federation de Natation du Quebec (+1) 514-252-3200
| (EST), fax: (+1) 514-252-3232.

BLDSA Windermere 16km Senior.
  September 3rd, 1994.  Windermere, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: John H. Bedford, 27 Peerwood Cr., Balby, Doncaster, South
  Yorkshire, UK DN4 9BZ.  (+44) 504(?)-855210.  (To be confirmed.)

|ETS Swim Series 500m Ottawa River Swim.
| September 3rd, 1994.  Near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
| Age groups (10 year?).  Awards for series winners.
| Contact: TBM Sports (+1) 613-737-3448 (EST).
| This is actually the first leg of a triathlon.  You can do just the swim
| or the whole triathlon.  All competitors are eligible for the swim awards.

ETS Swim Series 2km Ottawa River Swim.
  September 4th, 1994.  Near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  Age groups (10 year?).  Awards for series winners.
  Contact: TBM Sports (+1) 613-737-3448 (EST).
  This is actually the first leg of a triathlon.  You can do just the swim
  or the whole triathlon.  All competitors are eligible for the swim awards.

BLDSA Junior Coniston 5.25 Miles.
  September 4th, 1994.  Coniston, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: Mrs. A. Morgan, 23 Westway, Eastfield, Scarborough, UK.
  (+44) 723-581050.

|Annual Siberian Divnogorsk to Krasnoyarsk 34km Swim.
| September 4th, 1994.  Yenisei River, Divnogorsk, Siberia, Russia.
| Awards to top three finishers, regardless of sex.
| Contact: Prof. Vladimir Pavlov, Division of Machine Design (TiKMS),
| Technical University, 3 Kirensky St. #33, Krasnoyarsk, Siberia,
| Russia 660074.  (+7) 3912-431733 (GMT+~3).  fax: (+7) 3912-430692.

| Current assisted (approximate swimming time is 4 hours).  Entries can
| be individual (only 2 people have ever done this since the race started
| in 1990), or relay team.
| Water temperature 13C (+/- 1C), air temperature 10C (+/- 5C).  Moderate
| waves and sporadic winds are possible.  Water is clean (recommended by
| Pepsi-Cola Co. for making their beverage!).  Sponsors welcome.  

1.5 Mile Miss America Ocean Swim.
  September 4th, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Bill Brooks, Atlantic City Beach Patrol, 3716 Boulevard Av.,
  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA 08401.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Labor Day Golden Gate to Bay Bridge Swim.
  September 5th, 1994.  San Francisco, California, USA.
  Cost: US$35.  Trophy to all finishers.
  Contact: AMANA, P.O. Box 391041, Mountain View, California, USA 94039.
  Victoria (+1) 510-795-1243 (PST).
  Indi support paddlers.  Also swim and run event.

Columbia River Cross Channel 1.1 Mile Swim.
  [September 6th, 1993.]  Columbia River, Hood River, Oregon, USA.
  Cost: approx. US$30 (includes T-shirt).  No Awards, not sanctioned.
  Contact: Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, Port Marina Park,
  Hood River, Oregon, USA 97031. (+1) 503-386-2000 (PST).
  Expected water temperature: 69F.
  This is a very safe, non-competitive swim across the Columbia
  river.  Swimmers take a sternwheeler across the river and swim back in
  untimed waves.  The swim course is clearly marked by a set of anchored
  sailboats, and kayaks are around for safety.  A good first open water swim.

Maui Channel Relay 10 Mile Swim.
  [September 5th, 1992.]  Maui, Hawaii, USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: Ian Emberson, 1141 Aukele St., Kailua, Hawaii, USA 96734.
  You need a boat, but it's a great week for you and your swimming buddies.
  (I haven't had the $$ yet :-( .)


John Daly Sr. 1 Mile Ocean Swim.
  [September 6th, 1992.]  Long Beach, New York, USA.
  Cost: US$15 (US$20 on the day).  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.
  Awards to top 3 in each category.
  Contact: USLA Long Beach Chapter, c/o Long Beach Lifeguards, 1 West Chester
  St., Long Beach, New York, USA 11561.  (+1) 516-431-1810 9am-6pm (EST).

Waikiki Rough Water 2 Mile Swim.
  [September 7th, 1992.]  Waikiki, Hawaii, USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: Harry Huffaker, 3025 Diamond Head Rd., Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 96815.
  Big Field, beautiful swim.


BLDSA Mercers Park 1, 2 and 3 Mile.
  September 10th, 1994.  Mercers Park, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  Senior, Veteran, Junior, Novice.
  Contact: Carol Butler, 21 Brinns Lane, Frogmore, Camberley, Surrey, UK.
  GU17 0BT.  (+44) 252-875274 (GMT).
  I swam the 1 and 3 mile races in 1986.  It was calm and about 70F.  
  The course is a triangular 1/2 mile circuit.

St. Mary's Quarry 5km MSO Championships.
  September 11th, 1994.  (Sunday after Labour Day.)
  St. Mary's, near Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
  Sanction: MSO.  Age groups.  Prizes (medals for top 3 in each Masters age
  group, trophies for top male and female and oldest male and female finishers)
  and food.  Cost: approx. C$20.
  Contact: Bryan Finlay, Director of Orthopaedic Research, University
  Hospital, P.O. Box 5339, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5.  61 Hampton Cr.,
  London, Ontario, Canada N6H 2P1.  (+1) 519-472-1346 (h) (EST),

  Records are kept for fly, back and *** as well as free!
  (Two people swam fly in 1992!!)  About 50 competitors in 1992.
  Water is very calm.  Course is 11 triangles, partly marked by a rope.
  Water temperature is usually 70-75F, it was a little cooler in 1993.

La Jolla 1 and 3 Mile Rough Water Swims.
  September 11th, 1994.  (Second Sunday in September.)
  La Jolla Cove, San Diego, California, USA.
  Sanction: usually USMS and USS.  Age groups (5 years).
  Contact: San Diego-Imperial County Masters' Swimming.
  Course is triangular.  Air temperature approx. 75F.  Water temperature
  62-65F.  1993 was the first 3 mile "Gatorman" event, but I think they plan
  to continue.  La Jolla is one of the most beautiful places in the world to
  swim.

Whiskeytown Lake 1 and 2 Mile Swims.
  September 11th, 1994.  Redding, California (N. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: Redding Masters, John Clark (+1) 916-225-7450 (w) (PST),
  (+1) 916-246-4971 (h) (PST).
  Another very nice swim around several islands.


Sandsend to Whitby 3 Miles.
  September 11th, 1994 (provisional).  Whitby, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  
  Contact: Mrs. Alexia Morgan, 23 Westway, Eastfield, Scarborough, UK.
  Cancelled in 1992.  Current assisted (took me 50 mins in 1991!).  
  Water temperature about 55F in 1991.  At the end when you turn into
  Whitby harbour two currents cross and it is rough going, and gets worse
  as the tide turns.  Some of the slower ***-strokers couldn't finish.
  Each swimmer is accompanied by a kayaker.


2.5 Mile Bay Swim.
  September 11th, 1994 (provisional).  Ocean City to Somerspoint, New Jersey,
  USA.
  Contact: Polly Caffery, 921 Park Place, Apt. 30, Ocean City, New Jersey,
  USA 08226.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Pan-Pacific 25km Championship.
  [September 11-12th, 1993.]  Hawaii, USA.
  Information provided by: Federation de Natation du Quebec (+1) 514-252-3200
  (EST), fax: (+1) 514-252-3232.

USMS 3 Mile Open Water Swim.
  [September 12th, 1993.]
  Contact: Bob Young, 7050 West 71st St., Bedford Park, Illinois,
  USA 60499.
  Information provided by: USMS Office, 2 Peter Ave., Rutland, Massachusetts,
  USA 01543. (+1) 508-886-6631 (EST).

Black Butte Open Water Swim.
  September 17th, 1994 (provisional).  California (N. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  
  Information provided by: Chairman, Pacific Masters Swimming, Julie Paque

BLDSA Lynn Regis 3 Mile Swim.
  September 17th, 1994.  Kings Lynn, England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  Senior, Veteran.
  Contact: Avril Dormon, Kabul House, 2 Ferry Rd., West Lynn, Kings Lynn,
  Norfolk, UK PE34 3NB.  (+44) 553-764072 (GMT).

Point Bonita Swim 10km in San Francisco Bay.
  [Last weekend in September.]  San Francisco, California (N. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: TAM (Tamalpais Aquatic Masters) (+1) 510-548-6309 (PST).
  Good Points: Swim is under the Golden Gate, with the current!
  Bad Points: You need your own motorboat and paddler, and you need
  to do a comparable swim that year to get permission.  (A Catch 22,
  you need to do the swim to do the swim!)

Capitola Beach Wharf 1/2 Mile Swim.
  [Cancelled? / Last weekend in September.]  Capitola, California
  (N. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: SCM (+1) 408-336-8215 (PST).
  This was cancelled in 1993, and probably will not run in 1994, either.


October:

6000yd Postal Championship.
  [See September.]

Aussi Masters 3km Pool Swim.
  [October, 1993.]  Aussi Masters Only.
  Contact: Steve Boutle (+61) 9-309-3397 (h) (GMT+~10).

Barbados Masters International 3km Ocean Swim.
  October 3rd, 1994.  Barbados, West Indies.
  Cost: approx US$2.  Medals for top 3 in each Masters age group.
  Contact: Maurice Foster, Kilarney, Rockley New Road, Barbados, West Indies.
  In conjunction with Masters Swim Meet.
  Some younger kids swam exhibition.  About 50-60 competitors in 1992.
  It was 85F+ in 1992.  Triangular course.

Port Gregory 1.6km Swim-Thru.
  [October 3rd, 1993.]  Port Gregory, West Australia, Australia.
  Open to 20yrs+.
  Contact: Port Gregory Aussi (+61) 99-351-052 (GMT+~10).

Choptank 2.4 Mile Swim.
  [October 10th, 1992.  (Second Saturday in October?)]  
  Cambridge, Maryland (Maryland Eastern Shore), USA.
  Cost: US$30 (includes T-Shirt), add US$6 for TriFed one event license.  
  Sanction: TriFed.  Age groups.
  Plaques, 3 for each age group and overall.
  Contact: Fletcher Hanks, Endurance Sports Events, Inc., P.O. Box 1118,
  Cambridge, Maryland, USA 21613.  (+1) 410-228-2505 (EST).
  1992 water temperature was 65F, and there were sea nettles.

Aussi West Australian State Winter Championships.
  [October 16-17th, 1993.]  Mt. Claremont Superdrome, West Australia,
  Australia.
  Aussi Masters Only.
  Contact: Leonie Gaston (+61) 9-441-8249 (w) (GMT+~10).

Cabrillo Light House 5 Mile.
  [Third weekend in October.]  San Pedro, California (S. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  About 60F.

November:

6000yd Postal Championship.
  [See September.]

Lake Lechenault 1.5km Swim-Thru.
  [November 7th, 1993.]  Lake Lechenault, West Australia, Australia.
  Open to 18yrs+.  
  Contact: Lyn Duncan, Maida Vale Aussi (+61) 9-293-3041 (GMT+~10).

Maylands Swimming Club 1.6km Swim-Thru.
  [November 14th, 1993.]  Matilda Bay, West Australia, Australia.
  Contact: Ron McGrath (+61) 9-344-3267 (h) (GMT+~10).

Swim-thru-Bunbury 1.6km Ocean Swim.
  [November 21st, 1993.]  Bunbury, West Australia, Australia.
  Open to 16yrs+.
  Contact: Margaret Moylett (+61) 97-971-952 (GMT+~10).

December:

Swim-thru-Rottnest 1.6km Ocean Swim.
  [December 4th, 1993.]  Rottnest, West Australia, Australia.
  Contact: David Cummins (+61) 9-383-1106 (h) (GMT+~10).

Maylands Swimming Club 1.6km Swim-Thru.
  [December 5th, 1993.]  Matilda Bay, West Australia, Australia.
  Contact: Ron McGrath (+61) 9-344-3267 (h) (GMT+~10).

Scarborough-Trigg 2km Swim-Thru.
  [December 18th, 1993.]  Scarborough, West Australia, Australia.
  Contact: Mark Lehmann, Somerset Aussi (+61) 9-367-5626 (h) (GMT+~10).

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Key:
ASA = (British) Amateur Swimming Association
BLDSA = British Long Distance Swimming Association
LDSC = Long Distance Swimming Club
MSC = Masters Swimming Canada
MSO = Masters Swimming Ontario (Canada)
RAF = Royal Air Force
SASA = Scottish Amateur Swimming Association
SC = Swimming Club
USMS = United States Masters Swimming
YAABA = Ye Amphibious Ancients Bathing Association
TBA = to be announced

Time Zones:
 PST = Pacific Standard Time (GMT-8)
 MST = Mountain Standard Time (GMT-7)
 CST = Central Standard Time (GMT-6)
 EST = Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5)
 AST = Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)
 GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

(h) = home (evening) phone number
(w) = work (daytime) phone number

BLDSA Notes:  Most events have freestyle and ***-stroke divisions.
Closing dates for most championships is 3 weeks to 1 month
before event.  A self-addressed envelope should be enclosed with all
requests for application forms.  ***-stroke swimmers must wear white
caps.  Freestyle swimmers must not wear white caps.  Membership number must
be given on all forms.  It is the swimmer's responsibility to provide
suitably qualified boat crew to accompany them as required.
We suggest that all swimmers contact their doctor for a course of
Hepatitis A injections.
For any other BLDSA information contact: BLDSA Hon. General Secretary,
Paul Tew, Brig-a-doon, High Brigham, Brigham,***ermouth, Cumbria,
UK CA13 0SZ.  (+44) 900-827226 (h) (GMT), (+44) 900-68311 (w) (GMT).