Under-13 girls await the starter’s whistle in the board race. Photos: JAMES TAYLOR

Nippers converge on Cosy Corner for LSV junior carnival

January 9, 2020 BY

HUNDREDS of Nippers again converged on Cosy Corner last week for Life Saving Victoria’s third junior carnival of the 2019/20 season.

Under-10 boys dive for the beach flags,

About 1,200 Nippers from 21 lifesaving clubs across the state came together on Friday last week to take part in a range of events, including girls’ and boys’ surf races, board races, beach flags and wade relays.

The Under-8 girls beach relay.

Friday’s carnival was just one entry in a packed local LSV calendar for this season.

Under-12 boys charge into the water.

Coming events include a modified youth/senior carnival at Torquay on Saturday, January 12, the Masters Championships at Lorne on February 8, a full carnival at Lorne on February 9, a junior carnival at Jan Juc on February 15, the School Surf League at Cosy Corner on February 28, the Navy VSRL Surf Boat Carnival at Torquay on March 1 and the 2020 Victorian Lifesaving Championships at Lorne on March 21-22.