AIDA Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2021

AUT Millennium , Auckland, New Zealand.

10-12 September 2021

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 10 September Statics (STA), Saturday 11 September morning Dynamic with Fin (DYN) in the 50m Main Pool, Sunday 12 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.

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 divers, so be sure to register early!

AIDA 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@aucklandfreediving.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 2019 V2.1
Note – to enter you have to be 16 years old or older.

 

Entries close Friday 27 August 2021

Confirmed Registrations for the #FNZPoolNats21:

 

     
 

Fees

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

Early Bird 5/5/2021 to 16/7/2021 

Recreation Grade:              $80

NZ National Member Club Entries – 5/5/2021 to 16/7/2021 
AIDA Grade:                         $95
(Auckland Freediving Club, Breathtakers, Hamilton Freediving Club, Lazy Seals, Northland Freediving Club and Queenstown Freediving Club)

Non NZ National Member Entries – 5/5/2021 to 16/7/2021
AIDA Grade:                         $120 (Must be an active AIDA member of a non-NZ organisation)

Standard Pricing from 17/7/2021 to 27/8/2021

Recreation Grade:               $115

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

Non NZ AIDA National Member Entries
AIDA Grade:                         $155 (Must be an active AIDA member of a non-NZ organisation)

 

 

Organiser: Nick Rhodes (021 628 600)
Head Judge: John Wright
Judges: 
Medic:   
Head of Safety:  Paul Reid
Comms:  Nick Rhodes
Event Video : TBC

Sponsors and Supporters

#NZPoolNats21

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Provisional Timeline
Subject to change
Friday 16 July 2021 - Early Bird closes at midnight
23:59 Early Bird Entries close
Friday 27th August 2021
23:59 Entries close
Thursday 9th September 2021
14:00 Nominations for Friday close
21:00 Competition draw for Friday available
Friday 10 September 2021 (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 11 September 2021 (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 12 September 2021 (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 2021

AUT MIllenium , Auckland, New Zealand. 10-12 September 2021