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The Chlorine Chronicle

Tuesday 12th February 2019

Dear Team Sale,

Please find this week’s newsletter

1. Important dates for the diary

Optus Victorian Open LC Championships 15 – 17 February 2019

General Committee meeting Wednesday 20th of February.

GSI Meet 12 – Korumburra – 23rd February 2019

Country All Junior – 2nd March 2019


2. Gippies Long Sleeved Tops

Thank you to everyone who ordered Gippies Sun Smart long sleeved tops the order will be going ahead.  Thank you to Miriam, Shauna, Kiana, Hannah and Tamiecka for their hard work. 


3.  Optus Victorian Open LC Championships

The Optus Victorian Open LC Championships are being held at MSAC this weekend the 15 – 17th of February 2019.  Goodluck to Shauna, Joel, Tamiecka and Payge who are competing this weekend.


4. All Junior Semi Finals in Melbourne

Congratulations to our Sale swimmers who qualified for the All junior semi finals on the 2nd March.

For swimmers new to this meet, please be aware that GSI actually enter you in that meet as you are representing Gippsland Swimming.   There is a list of swimmers who qualified on the GSI website.  Please check this list to make sure it is accurate.


5. Andy Barnes meet

A huge thank you to all our swimmers, parents and officials who braved the weather on Saturday to participate in this memorial meet, and get in some great relay practice for Gippies.


6.  GSI Meet 12 – Korumburra

There will be no duty coach attending GSI Meet 12 at Korumburra.  Goodluck to members attending this meet Saturday 23rd of February.


 7. Gippsland Championships

For those new to the Gippsland Championships this meet is run as a championship meet.  In order to qualify to swim at this meet you need to of swum three GSI meets throughout the season.  The format of Gippsland Championships is heats are swum in the morning (usually starting at 0900) and the finals (fastest 8 swimmers from the heats) are swum in the afternoon (usually starting at 3.00pm).  Relays are an integral part of the Gippsland championships.  These are always scheduled for the final sessions each day. 

As per our relay policy if you are entered to swim in the Gippsland championships then it is assumed you are available to swim in relays unless you notify either your coach, or Alison Tatterson (team manager). 

Could any swimmers who are unable to participate in relays at the upcoming Gippsland Championships to be held on the 9th – 11th March, 2019 please advise Alison Tatterson by  email ( or telephone (0408471860) no later than 5.00 pm on Friday 15th February, 2019.  

Entries Close on 25/02/19 at 5:00pm

Enter here – each event is $8

Please note that you will otherwise be considered available for selection if you have entered the meet.


8.  Season Photo’s

The season is quickly coming to an end, and we require your favourite happy snaps throughout the year for our records.  Can you please send any photos through to Nicky Anderson  


9. Sale Swim Club Buy/ Sell/ Swap face book page

Sale Swim Club Buy/ Sell/ Swap face book page has been set-up:

It is a place for Sale Swim Club members to buy, sell or swap your second-hand swimming gear.

Members can request to be added to the page, the link to the page is:


10. Club Uniform 

The Sale Swim Club Uniform is available.

If you need any items T-shirts, shorts, trackies, deck jackets or the blanket please contact Deb Hall on 0412 020145

Deb is able to place items on hold and will send payment details


11. Swimmers attending meets outside of GSI

Could parents please make sure that they notify Alison Tatterson if they attend swim meets outside of GSI.  Alison is unable to enter these meet results into the TM database if she does not know that the swimmer has been to the meet.   Please message Allison on 0408471860 with the swimmer’s name and meet details. 


12. Newsletter

Can all items for the newsletter please be sent to Nicky Anderson by Monday including meet reports/ updates etc.

Nicky Anderson

Communications officer

0412 688 319