TO:                  The Provincial/ District Chairman

The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to Clubs

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:                8th January 2020


Subject:           Application to officiate at the 2020 Lifesaving SA Openwater National Championships



Qualified and Registered Technical Officials are invited to apply to officiate at the 2020 Lifesaving South Africa Open Water National Championships which will be taking place at the Buffelspoort Dam in Rustenburg on Saturday, 29th February 2020.


The attached form must be completed and forwarded to your Provincial/ District Secretaries for their endorsement and onward submission to Lifesaving South Africa ( ) by no later than Monday, 27th January 2020.


Subject to there being over 100 entries, Lifesaving SA will offer the following assistance to the Technical Officials for the 2020 Lifesaving SA Openwater National Championships.



Technical Officials are requested to wear their LSA technical officials kit, if you do not have kit please indicate on the application form as such or wear a navy-blue shorts and white t-shirt, club and provincial branding are not permitted.


Transport for out of town officials:

Out of town Technical Officials may claim travel assistance to a maximum of R3.50 per km per car to a maximum of R550.00. If travelling by car with 2 or more TO’s the claim will be to the driver of the vehicle only.

Claims will only be paid after the championships.


Out of Town Officials: An official that resides more than 70km from Buffelspoort Dam


Yours faithfully

(No signature – electronic document)

Helen Herbert

General Manager


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