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Mar
06

Rookie Gala 2019

On the 02/03/2019, multiple teams from across the Worcester and Hereford branch which included, South Worcester Lifesaving & Lifeguard Club, Redditch Lifesaving Club, Lower Wick Lifesavers, Evesham Lifesaving Club and King Edward from Warwickshire branch, attended the regional branch Rookie Gala which was located at Droitwich leisure Centre. We were also pleased to have a regional school come and compete at the event which was Edgbaston School for Girls.

The Rookie Competition consisted of two age groups competing, the under 11's and the under 14's. For this event there were a significant amount of teams being entered by with over 130 competitors and 20 teams taking part.

This event consisted of races which all team members use regularly within their ongoing lifesaving training such as rope throw, Manikin Tow, Torpedo Rescue and other events. All teams who competed had a large success overall in both age categories at under 11 and under 14.

For the event the results are as follows:

U11

Team/Points

South Worcester (57)

Redditch A (51)

Lower Wick Lifesavers (41)

Redditch B (36)

South Worcester B (36)

Redditch C (30)

Evesham (28)

South Worcester (24)

U14

South Worcester A (60)

South Worcester B (48)

Lower Wick B (41)

Redditch A (38)

Redditch B (37)

Lower Wick A (34)

Evesham A (20)

King Edwards LSC (19)

Evesham B (18)

Edgbaston High School for Girls A (17)

Edgbaston High School for Girls B (7)

We would like to congratulate all individuals who participated in this event and the success which was achieved overall. a very busy evening and congratulation to all winners and we hoped everyone enjoyed themselves. We would also like to thank all the parents who helped with the processes of timekeeping, recording, officiating and raffle/programme selling.