The USLA National Lifeguard Championships will be held in Virginia Beach, VA from August 6 - 9, 2014. Details can be found at
www.uslanationals.org. Brush up on your competition rules, train hard and check back often on our website for regularly updated information!
- "B" Teams:
All Chapter Teams
are considered in the "A" Division until they request and submit
verification to be included in the "B" Division.
- Request must be
done annually, and must include a letter from the involved
agency/agencies employer(s) verifying the number of employed lifeguards.
- The letter must
be from an administrator (not the Captain or Chief of a Beach Patrol)
from the agency/agencies that comprise the chapter. Letters must be from
an official with the agency, not involved in the daily beach patrol
operations. It must be received by the competition chair one week prior
to the start of competition. You may email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Relay Entries Cards: All relay entries must be submitted on cards provided to team captains. Relay entry deadlines:
- Landline - 8/7 @ 8:30am
- Board Rescue - 8/7 @ 9:00am
- Taplin Relay - 8/7 @9:30am
- Rescue Race - 8/8 @ 9:30AM
- Beach Relay - 8/9 @ 11:00AM.
- Who may participate:
This competition is open to current Professional, Alumnus, Life, and Junior USLA Members. Approved international competitors who are current members of a national lifesaving organization that is a Full Member of the International Life Saving Federation are also eligible to compete, subject to approval. (Send a request for approval to email@example.com). Unfortunately, Associate Members are NOT eligible to compete, but we welcome you to attend and cheer our lifesavers on!
- Entry Fees:
National Lifeguard Adult Championship Entry Fees:
August 5th on: $125
National Junior Lifeguard Championship Entry Fees:
Registration for the National Junior Lifeguard Championships is now closed.
- Competitor ID Numbers:
Competitor ID Numbers will be available at the following link*: www.nationalsnumbers.usla.org
*Competitor ID Numbers are updated twice a week. If you do not see your number today, please check back often!
Wednesday, August 6: National Junior Lifeguard Championships
Thursday, August 7: Prelims for National Lifeguard Championships
Friday - Saturday (August 8 & 9): National Lifeguard Championships