Galas: The schedule

Fitting it all together, like Tetris

RESULTS

Link to all the results: https://vineyardswimming.co.za/category/results/

Past: Oct 2019

4th-6th Oct Schools Trials (Strand)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-cta-qualifying-gala-2-ct-schools-trials-strand-4th-to-6th-oct-2019/

25th Oct Ian Ryan (Sweet Valley)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-ian-ryan-invitational-gala-fri-25th-oct-2019/

Past: Nov 2019

2nd Nov Swartland (Malmesbury)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-swartland-invitational-gala-sat-2nd-nov-2019-malmesbury/

9th Nov CTA #4 (Strand)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-cta4-sanj-gala-sat-9th-nov-2019/

16th Nov CTA #4 Level 1 (Faimont)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-cta4-level-1-sat-16th-nov-2019/

Past: Dec 2019

1st-4th Dec WC Champs (Stellenbosch)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/champs-wca-championships-1st-to-4th-dec-2019/

9th-12th Dec SA Schools Champs (Pretoria)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/schools-wca-schools-trials-and-team-2019/

15th Dec Open Water (Lomond)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/open-water-lomond-open-water-swim-sun-15th-dec-2019-0900-in-gansbaai/

15th-22nd Dec KZN Champs (Durban)
Vineyard Touring Team
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/championships-kzn-champs-durban-sun-15th-to-sun-22nd-dec-2019/
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/kzn-champs-2019-pbs-and-more-pbs-for-vineyard-swimmers/

Past: Jan 2020

10th-11th Jan Grand Prix #1 (Nelspruit) – Level 3 & above
Vineyard: Hannah Pearse & Michaela de Villiers
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/grand-prix-nelspruit-2020/

18th Jan Cape of Good Hope (Fairmont) – All Levels
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-cape-of-good-hope-sat-18th-jan-2019

18th Jan Inter Districts (Strand) – Selected team, Level 2 & 3
Selected team. Vineyard: Ashleigh, Amy, Camron, Sasha, Kyle, Isabella
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/team-inter-districts-jan-2020/

24th-26th Jan CTA Qualifying Gala #3 (Strand) – All Levels
Entries opened 27th Dec 2019, closed Mon 6th Jan 2020 at 6pm
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-cta-qualifying-gala-3-strand-24th-to-26th-jan-2020/

25th-26th Jan WCD Qualifying Gala #3 (West Coast District, Malmesbury)
This is a non-CT Aquatics qualifying gala, hosted by West Coast District
Entries opened 3rd Jan 2020, close Mon 13th Jan 2020 at 6pm
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/west-coast-qualifying-gala-2020/

25th Jan Around the Rocks Open Water (Big Bay)
Entries OPEN on Big Bay Events web site
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/open-water-around-the-rocks-25th-jan-2020-big-bay/

FUTURE GALAS

Jan 2020

31st Jan-2nd Feb Grand Prix #2 (Stellenbosch) – SANJ or SA Youth
Entries opened 27th Dec 2019, closed Mon 6th Jan 2020 at 6pm
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/grand-prix-stellenbosch-2020/

Feb 2020

1st Feb Bridge House Mile Open Water (Boschendal)
Entries are OPEN
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/bridge-house-mile-2020/

8th-9th Feb WC Open Water Champs (was Knysna, updated to George)
Entries are OPEN
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/open-water-wc-calendar/

14th-16th Feb CTA Champs (Strand) – L2, L3, SANJ+
Entries are OPEN
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-cta-champs-2020/

21st-23rd Feb Grand Prix #3 (Durban) – SANJ or SA Youth
Entries open 26th Dec 2019, close Mon 13th Jan 2020 at 4pm
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/grand-prix-durban-2020/

22nd Feb West Coast Swartland Invitational #2 (Malmesbury)
All Levels
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/gala-swartland-invitational-gala-2/

22nd-23rd Feb CTA Future Stars Qualifying Gala (Reddam Somerset West) -Level 1 only

29th Feb-1st Mar WC JC Champs (Oudtshoorn)
Level 2 only

Mar 2020

7th Mar CTA Relay Challenge (Strand) – All Levels

7th-8th Mar SA Open Water Champs (Marina Martinique)
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/open-water-wc-calendar/

14th Mar SA Level 1 (Intra Provincial District, Club) – CTA District (Reddam) – Level 1
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/sa-swimming-championships-2020-competition-rules-sept-2019/

16th-19th Mar SA Level 3 (Regional, Club) – Oudtshoorn – Level 3
NOTE: Date and venue change. Oudtshoorn is correct.
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/sa-swimming-championships-2020-competition-rules-sept-2019/

27th-29th Mar SA Level 2 (Regional, Club) – Malmesbury – Level 2
NOTE: Venue change. Malmesbury is correct
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/sa-swimming-championships-2020-competition-rules-sept-2019/

30th Mar CTA Future Stars Invitational Champs (Reddam) – Team Selected
Level 1

April 2020

4th-9th April SA Nationals (Provincial) – Kings Park, Durban – SA Youth
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/sa-swimming-championships-2020-competition-rules-sept-2019/

11th-15th April SANJ (National Junior, Club) – Kings Park, Durban – SANJ
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/sa-swimming-championships-2020-competition-rules-sept-2019/

18th Apr WCA Inter District L1 Team Champs 2020 (Knysna) – Selected District Teams, Level 1

Google Calendar of Galas

Google Calendar of Galas
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/google-calendar-of-galas/

Vineyard Swimming Club

VSC https://vineyardswimming.co.za/

Cape Town Aquatics & Western Cape Aquatics information, calendars

CTA information https://vineyardswimming.co.za/ct-aquatics-documents/

WCA information https://vineyardswimming.co.za/wca-calendar/

Swimming South Africa information

Swim SA Competitions https://vineyardswimming.co.za/sa-swimming-championships-2020-competition-rules-sept-2019/

Open Water calendars

Swim SA Open Water
http://swimsa.org/disciplines/open-water/2016-2017-sa-ows-calender
OLD (vers D):
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-2020-SSA-OWS-Calendar-D.pdf
NEW (vers J):
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/SSA-OWS-Calendar-2019-2020-J.pdf

Swim SA Open Water Champs rules
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2020-SA-National-Open-Water-Championships-Rules.pdf

WC Open Water calendar
https://vineyardswimming.co.za/open-water-wc-calendar/

Big Bay events
https://www.bigbayevents.co.za/events/big-bay-event-swims.html

CLDSA calendar (Cape Long Distance Swim Assoc)
https://www.bigbayevents.co.za/events/cldsa-calendar.html
https://www.cldsa.co.za/swim_events

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