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PRESS RELEASE – During the weekend of October 21st, The Sea Jays Swim Club alongside its title sponsor Capri- Sun will host the Capri-Sun Short Course National Swim Championship which serves as a qualifying meet for a team of 34 swimmers to represent St. Lucia in the OECS Swim meet scheduled in St. Vincent in November 2016.
Capri-Sun, through their agents in St Lucia, Massy Stores St. Lucia Ltd have been a loyal sponsor of the National Swimming Trials, this year being the 17th anniversary of the meet.
With preparation well on its way Sea Jays Swim Club and Capri-Sun are extremely excited in hosting the meet which expects to see well over 140 swimmers from the various clubs compete at their highest level. Swimmers will be competing in all age groups from 8 and under to the 18 and over age group. Competing Clubs include the Host Club Sea Jays Swim Club and other participating clubs, Sharks Swim Club, Southern Flying Fish, Lightning Swim Club, Sports Academy and The Racers Swim Club.
The Rodney Heights Aquatic Center will serve as the home of the meet with the following schedule:
Friday 21st October
OPENING CEREMONY 5:30pm
DAY 1 Finals – start time 6:00pm
Saturday 22nd October
DAY 2 Finals – start time 9:15am
Sunday 23rd October
DAY 3 Finals – start time 9:15am
On the completion of the meet, the Technical Committee of the St. Lucia Amateur Swimming Association will review the results and select the OECS swim team which is expected to rival Antigua, St. Vincent, Grenada and Martinique.
The Sea Jays Swim Club thanks Capri-Sun for their continued support!