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Looking for competitions for young people aged 11-14? Then Splashdown could be just what you are after. Read on to learn more.

What is Splashdown?

Splashdown is a fun competition designed to engage 11 to 14-year-olds not currently involved in regular school galas or members of swimming club.

It provides example activities from mini-polo to sculling relays and from speed swimming to treasure hunts.

Offering new and challenging activities from water polo to lifesaving, Splashdown has a range of 13 different activities designed for teams of four and include a range of skills including speed swimming, ball games, synchronised swimming and other fun activities.

Some are targeted at intra-school competitions and are more adaptable while others are stricter and more suitable for inter-school competitions.

However for all of the activities it is up to you to adapt them locally. The key point is to meet the needs of young people, have fun and to build upon swimming skills.

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