CIRCULAR:  159/19


TO:                  The Provincial/ District Chairman

The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to Clubs and Technical Officials

Lifesaving Eastern Cape Club Chairman and Secretaries

                        Associate Members


CC:                  The President, Vice President and Members of the Management Board, Directors

                        ILS Sport Commission Secretary – Jelle Meintsma, General Manager and LSA Staff


Date:                6th December 2019


Subject:           Application to officiate at the 2020 GT LSA National Championships



Qualified and Registered Technical Officials are invited to apply, by completing the attached application form to officiate at the following LSA National Championships:


Pool Events

Venue                           :           Newton Park Swimming Pool, Port Elizabeth

Junior/ Senior                :           19 – 21 March 2020

Masters                        :           23 March 2020

Nipper                          :           23 – 25 March 2020


Surf Events

Venue                           :           Kings Beach, Port Elizabeth

Nippers                         :           19 – 21 March 2020

Masters                        :           22 March 2020

Junior/ Senior                :           23 – 25 March 2020


The completed forms must be submitted to the Provincial/ District Secretaries for their endorsement and onward submission to Lifesaving South Africa ( ) by no later than Friday, 24th January 2020.


Lifesaving SA have the pleasure of offering the following assistance to the Technical Officials for the 2020 Championships.


Accommodation for out of town officials:

Certified Technical Officials from out of town will be accommodated on a bed and breakfast basis for their working days, additional days will be for their own account. Note that this will be on a first come, first serve basis.



Teas and Lunches will be provided during working days.

There will be a Technical Officials dinner during the event; drinks will be for your own account. The date and venue will be advised.



If you have previously received kit and do not require any, please indicate this on the application form.

If you have not received any kit and require clothing, we will provide :

Technical Officials working 3 or less days will be provided with 1 pair of shorts, 1 shirt and 1 hat

Technical Officials working 4 or more days will be provided with an additional pair of shorts, shirt and windbreaker.

Certified Technical Officials will receive an additional golf shirt.

Technical Officials are requested to ensure they bring enough additional clothing – Navy Blue Shorts and White Shirts, club and provincial branding is not permitted.


Flights for out of town officials:

A contribution towards the flights for out of town Technical Officials is to be confirmed and will be notified under a separate circular.


Yours faithfully

(No signature – electronic document)

Craig Van Rooyen

Director:  Sport


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