Auckland Freediving Club are proud to host the Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals at the Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre, AUT Millennium, Auckland.

The competition will comprise three sessions over three days: Friday 13 September Statics (STA), Saturday 14 September morning Dynamic with Fin (DYN) in the 50m Main Pool, Sunday 15 morning will be Dynamic No Fins (DNF) in the 25m Main Pool.

There will be a recreation grade available for those new to competitive freediving. Divers in the recreation grade will compete in the same disciplines, but with relaxed rules and against other recreation grade divers. These dives will not be eligible for international ranking, but will appear on the Freediving New Zealand Recreational Grade Ranking on the Freediving New Zealand website. The competition is AIDA ranked, but it does NOT have world record status.

THREE TICKETS TO COMPETE AVAILABLE!
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The Entire Competition will be on Auckland’s North Shore at:

Owen Glenn National Aquatic Centre
17 Antares Place, Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand

Location Map

Accommodation:

There is a number of Motels and Lodges in local area, along with some good Airbnb options.

We do have some limited billets available , if you are keen to get a space please indicate on the registration form you will receive after purchasing your competition ticket.

 

 

 

Friday will be Statics (STA) in The Lion Foundation Learn to Swim Pool, the pool is 1m – 1.2m deep and sits around 29 degrees.

Saturday Morning will be Dynamic with Fin (DYN) in the 50m Main Pool, the pool is 2.2m deep and sits around 27 degrees

Sunday Morning will be Dynamic No Fins (DNF) in the 25m Main Pool, the pool is 2.2m deep and sits around 27 degrees.

Entries

Entries will be limited to 36  now 45 divers, so be sure to register early!

Competition grade registration consists of:

  • Payment of fees via ticket purchase from Auckland Freediving Club event page.
  • Completion of online registration forms, sent via ticket purchase confirmation.
  • Email to nick.rhodes@freediving.co.nz (by Friday 6 September 2019)
    • scanned pdf copy of Passport
    • Scanned pdf copy of Medical Certificate of Non-contradiction to freediving signed and stamped by a physician, no older than 1 year at the conclusion of the competition.

Recreation grade registration consists of:

  • Payment of fees via ticket purchase from Auckland Freediving Club event page.
  • Completion of online registration forms, sent via ticket purchase confirmation.
  • Scanned copy of Medical Statement (using AIDA Int Medical form).
    If you answer yes to anything in the Medical Statement, then you must have it signed and stamped by a physician as Medical Certificate of Non-contradiction to freediving no older than 1 year at the conclusion of the competition. Email scanned pdf form to nick.rhodes@freediving.co.nz (by Friday 6 September 2019)
  • NOTE – You cannot have entered recreation grade before to compete in this grade.

 

AIDA Int. Medical formAIDA Medical Statement 2018 
Note – to enter you have to be 16 years old or older.

 

Entries close Friday 30 August 2019

Confirmed Registrations for the #FNZPoolNats19:

  Name Grade Club Nationality
1 Bradley James Comp AFC NZL
2 Nathanial Fairweather Comp AFC NZL
3 Kathryn Nevatt Comp QFC NZL
4 Gemma O’Brien Comp NFC NZL
5 Craig de Vos Comp SAF AUS
6 Natasha Darke Comp SAF AUS
7 Ali Alkhalifah Comp AFC SAU
8 Gavin Gray Comp QFC NZL
9 Alan Maddick Comp AUS
10 Benjamin Collins Comp AUS
11 Natalya Khalova Comp AFC KAZ
12 Kat Mager Comp AFC DEU
13 Corrin Harnett Comp NFC NZL
14 Cam Tristan Clarkson Comp NFC NZL
15 Amber Bourke Comp BFC AUS
16 John Drummond Woodhead Comp NZL
17 Wade Barmby Comp AFC CAN
18 Ash King Comp AFC NZL
19 Guy Richard Brew Comp LSF NZL
20 Vaughan Podbielski Rec AFC NZL
21 Matt Peacock Rec AFC NZL
22 Yohann Ali Yahia Comp MUS
23 Jarrod Briffa Comp MFC AUS
24 Chris Ellem Comp BB AUS
25 Benjamin Eckert Comp BB AUS
26 Kieran Wallace Comp QFC NZL
27 Sam Barnes Comp HFC AUS
28 Guy Kloss Comp AFC DEU
29 Kia Barnes Comp HFC NZL
30 Simon Holt Comp AFC NZL
31 Lisa Zidich Rec AFC NZL
32 Matthew Chew Comp BB AUS
33 William Scott Comp BB AUS
34 Julia Howard Rec AFC GBR
35 Ada Fong Comp QFC TWN
36 Tom Hick Rec AFC GBR
37 Phil Clayton Comp AFC NZL
38 Jacob Kennedy Rec NFC NZL
39 Scott Marsh Rec AFC NZL
40 Max Middlemass Rec NFC NZL
41 Vincent von Mulert-Carvell Rec NFC NZL
42 Adrian Marcelo Bosi Rec AFC ARG
43
Zach Stoll – Pending Final Registration
     
44
Sam Foster – Pending Final Registration
     
45
Ryan Pausina – Pending Final Registration
     
 

Fees

All entries fees will be handled by Auckland Freediving Club event system via ticket purchases.

Early Bird

NZ National Member Club Entries – 5/5/2019 to 5/7/2019 
Recreation Grade:               $80
AIDA Grade:                         $95
(Auckland Freediving Club, Breathtakers, Hamilton Freediving Club, Lazy Seals, Northland Freediving Club and Queenstown Freediving Club)

Non NZ National Member Entries – 18/5/2019 to 5/7/2019
AIDA Grade:                         $145 (Includes FNZ Membership Fee)

Standard Pricing from 18/5/2019 to 30/8/2019

NZ National Member Club Entries
Recreation Grade:               $115
AIDA Grade:                         $130
(Auckland Freediving Club, Breathtakers, Hamilton Freediving Club, Lazy Seals, Northland Freediving Club and Queenstown Freediving Club)

Non NZ National Member Entries
AIDA Grade:                         $180 (Includes FNZ Membership Fee)

 

 

Organiser: Nick Rhodes (021 628 600)
Head Judge: Joy Keene
Judges: Sarah Corban, Ben Jeffares, Lisa Borg 
Medic:   Derek Eady,  ILS Paramedic
Head of Safety:  Paul Reid
Comms:  Nick Rhodes
Event Video : TBC

Sponsors and Supporters

#NZPoolNats19

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Provisional Timeline
Subject to change
Friday 5 July 2019 - Early Bird closes at midnight
23:59 Early Bird Entries close
Friday 30th August 2019
23:59 Entries close
Thursday 12th September 2019
14:00 Nominations for Friday close
21:00 Competition draw for Friday available
Friday 13 September 2019 (STA)
12:00 Officials’ briefing
12:15 Competitors’ briefing and registration (Athletes Holding Room, SIR OWEN G. GLENN NATIONAL AQUATIC CENTRE, AUT Millennium )
12:45 First competitor’s check in
13:45 First official top time
17:00 Nominations for Saturday close
20:30 Competition draw for Saturday available
Saturday 14 September 2019 (DYN)
08:45 First competitor’s check in
09:45 First official top time
15:00 Social Event – To Be Confirmed
17:00 Nominations for Sunday close
20:00 Competition draw for Saturday available
Sunday 15 September 2019 (DNF)
 07:45 First competitor’s check in
 08:45 First official top time
 13:00 Prize Giving
 13:45 Social Lunch
 15:00 Close

Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2019

AUT MIllenium , Auckland, New Zealand. 13-15 September 2017