Salt 66 2021 Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim

Saturday, July 24, 2021 06:30 (GMT+10)

Event info
Sport: Swimming - open water
Location: Townsville City, Australia
Registrations: 27
Registration closes: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 23:59 (GMT+10)
Organized by: TOWSA
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Welcome to the Salt 66 2021 Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim

Now in its 67th year and the 13th year as a cageless swim, the iconic Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim is the showcase event of the Vorgee TOWSA Open Water Race Series 2019.

Enjoy North Queensland's tropical winter weather and participate in one of the most iconic open water swims in Australia.

The Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim starts from Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island and finishes on Townsville's shoreline, directly in front of Strand Park. Guided by a paddler, solo swimmers will swim a total distance of 8km. Places are also available for teams of two and teams of four.

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The following declaration, once acknowledged and made by the swimmer, by way of signing in the space below & paying the swim entry fee, entitles the swimmer to participate in the event.

 In consideration of and as a condition of acceptance of my entry in the Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim (“the Event”) I for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and legal personal representatives hereby waive all and any claim, right or cause of action which I or they might otherwise have or at any future time have for or arising out of loss of life or injury (including psychological trauma) damages or loss of any description whatsoever (including property damage) which I or my equipment may suffer or sustain in the course of, or consequent upon, my entry or participation in the said event howsoever arising except to the extent prohibited by law.

 I hereby release and discharge the Townsville Open Water Swimming Assoc. Inc. together with all persons and corporations involved or otherwise engaged in promoting, staffing or operating the Event together with the servant, agents, representatives and officers of any of them including, (without limiting the generality of the foregoing), sponsor organisations, land owners and lessees, promoters and organisers of the Event, together with their respective directors, officers, employees, consultants, contractors, ,agents, officials and volunteers, from all liability for loss of life or injury, (including psychological trauma), damages or loss of any description whatsoever (including property damage) which I or my equipment may suffer or sustain in the course of or consequent upon my entry or participation in the said Event howsoever arising except to the extent prohibited by law.

 I hereby declare that I am medically and physically fit and have undertaken adequate training for the event mindful of the specific route of the course and the duration of the swim.

 I hereby agree that in the event of storm, rain, inclement seas or winds, the organisers of the event have the right to modify or cancel the event and the entry fee shall not be refundable. Any swimmers withdrawing from the event or not starting their entry fee shall not be refundable.

 All competitor details will be entered into a database. Townsville Open Water Swimming Assoc. Inc., sponsors and/or any of their related entities may use the entrant’s names and official photos for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes.

 I acknowledge that participation in the Event is an activity which is dangerous with many inherent risks as a result of which personal injury (and sometimes death) are common and ordinary consequences. I therefore assume and accept all risk of personal injury or death in any way whatsoever arising from participation in the Event.

 By nominating to participate in this meet, I hereby authorize the Swim Director to take whatever action is deemed necessary in the event of an emergency and accept responsibility for any and all costs arising from such action.

 I have read, understand and agree to the clinic conditions as set by the organising committee and the swimmer’s declaration.

 For the sake of abundant clarity, I, by signing the entry form, without detracting from or limiting in any way, the above points, acknowledge the meaning and import of each, and thereby take full responsibility for my own safety whilst participating in this event.

Additional COVID-19 Terms and Conditions:

1. I acknowledge that by nominating for, or attending an event I agree to abide by and adhere to these COVID-19 Terms and Conditions.

2. I acknowledge that I must follow all COVID Safe directions related to attendance at an event.

3. As an attendee, I understand that I am responsible for adhering to physical distancing, health, and hygiene guidelines. Including, but not limited to:

a) Keep 1.5 metre distance between yourself and others

b) Adhere to all designated venue flow, entry and exit points as per event maps

c) Stay home, do not attend the event, and seek testing if you have symptoms

d) Wash your hands often and cover coughs and sneezes

e) Do not share food, drink, or sporting equipment with others

4. I confirm, that neither I, nor any member of my household, is experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, been in contact with any confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases, been present in any COVID-19 hot spots in the previous 14 days or travelled internationally.

5. I confirm that if I return a positive COVID-19 test within 14 days of the event, I will immediately notify my Club and TOWSA.

6. I acknowledge that I have read, understood, and agree to comply with the published Event Information.

7. I warrant that I will provide all required information and that it will be true and correct.

8. I authorise my information to be used and disclosed to relevant bodies where necessary to implement the government directions with regards to COVID-19 and the resumption of sporting activity; in particular for contact tracing purposes as required from time to time.

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