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COMMONWEALTH FESTIVAL

OF LIFESAVING

Combining the Commonwealth Lifesaving Challenge and Commonwealth Lifesaving Championships, the Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving aims to encourage participation in lifesaving sport and further development of lifesaving practices, as well as bringing the lifesaving family together.

 

The inaugural 2017 Festival moves from Durban to Leeds in 2019, to be held from 21st to 23rd November at the John Charles Centre for Sport, south of Leeds city. 

About the Commonwealth Festival Of Lifesaving

 
 

The RLSSA Team

With support from the RLSSA National Board and National Sport Committee, we are pleased to confirm RLSSA’s participation at the Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving (CFOL) 2019 in Leeds, UK:
 

  • To provide a development opportunity for emerging coaches, managers, and athletes, for exposure to international competition and to gain international touring experience;

 

  • To provide an opportunity for networking, relationship building, and knowledge sharing with international lifesaving community;

 

  • To support the inclusion of developing nations in lifesaving by facilitating and supporting sport development activities at the CFOL;

 

Selection to the RLSSA team will not only include competitive achievements but will also consider individuals’ commitment and leadership in pool lifesaving and with RLSSA.

The RLSSA Team will include:
 

  • RLSSA Coach and RLSSA Team Manager

  • Assistant Coach and Assistant Manager

  • RLSSA Liaison Officer

  • National Team: 4 male and 4 female competitors, plus 1 male and 1 female non-travelling reserve

  • Development Team: 4 male and 4 female competitors, plus 1 male and 1 female non-travelling reserve
     

Scroll down for further information including position descriptions, selection guidelines, agreements and forms.

Nominate for the RLSSA Team

NOMINATIONS FOR COACH / ASSISTANT COACH

NOMINATIONS OPEN 12/07/19
NOMINATIONS CLOSE 19/07/19

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must hold a current RLSS Bronze Medallion and First Aid Certificate;
     

  • Must be a member of a RLSSA State or Territory Member Organisation;

     

Additional selection criteria applies - view Position Description.

NOMINATIONS FOR MANAGER / ASSISTANT MANAGER

NOMINATIONS OPEN 12/07/19
NOMINATIONS CLOSE 19/07/19

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must hold a current RLSS Bronze Medallion and First Aid Certificate;
     

  • Must be a member of a RLSSA State or Territory Member Organisation;
     

Additional selection criteria applies - view Position Description.

ATHLETE NOMINATIONS

NOMINATIONS OPEN 19/07/19
NOMINATIONS CLOSE 12/08/19

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be 16 years of age on or before the 31st of December 2019;
     

  • Must hold a RLSS Bronze Medallion or SLS Bronze Medallion;
     

  • Must be a member of a RLSSA State or Territory Member Organisation;
     

  • To be selected for the Development Team, athletes must not have previously been a member of an Australian Team at any Commonwealth or ILS event;
     

  • Participated at APLSC 2019.

 
 
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
 

Forms and Documents

Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving Competition Manual Oct. 2018

RLSSA Coach Nomination Form

Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving 2019: Selection Policy

RLSSA Communique - Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving 2019 

RLSSA Coach Nomination Form

RLSSA Athlete Nomination Form

RLSSA Coach Position Description

RLSSA Coach Nomination Form

RLSSA Athlete Agreement

RLSSA Coach Agreement

RLSSA Team Manager Position Description

RLSSA Assistant Coach Agreement

RLSSA Team Manager Agreement

 

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