Event Information

The RLSS National Speeds Lifesaving Championship will take place Sat/Sun 14th /15thth March 2020  at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP

RLSS UK National Speeds Lifesaving Championship 2020

The rules for the event shall be the “National Speeds Lifesaving Championship Rules and Procedures 2020 Edition” available for download [Document to be supplied]

Acceptance of Entry

Entries will be accepted by RLSS UK provided that all entry requires are satisfied, and that each entry is correct, complete in every detail and accompanied by the entry fee.

Entry Requirements

Current Survive & Save Award (bronze, silver or gold)

Individual RLSS UK Membership


All competitors must be in a current individual category of membership by midday on the closing date. All competitors must remain in membership throughout their participation in the competition.


All competitors must hold a current Survive & Save Award - awards must be current and held at one week before the competition.

Competitors only taking part in the line throw do not require an award.


Upon receipt of entry to the championship, RLSS UK or their representatives will commence arrangements to host the events.  Regardless of individual circumstances once entered there are no refunds of entry fees.

In the unlikely situation that the event must be cancelled we reserve the right to re-schedule and transfer entries to a revised date. Speeds entry fees paid will be refunded in full if participant withdraws either prior to the rescheduled date or within 28 days of being notified of the revised date, whichever is the sooner. After this time no refunds will be made. 

Receipt of a refund will constitute withdrawal from the championship.

Travel and accommodation costs incurred at any event will remain the responsibility of the participant and we advise you to consider appropriate travel insurance.

Closing date

The entry deadline for the competition is 28th February  2020 entries after this date will not be accepted.

Data Protection

Please view our full policy here: https://www.rlss.org.uk/privacy-policy 

RLSS UK National Speed Championships is an official partner of UK Lifesaving Speed Series.

The Speed Series combines results of all affiliated events into one league. Entries and Results from this championship will be used in both the Speed Series League and the UK Lifesaving Rankings Database. For more information visit lifesavingspeedseries.co.uk

Information to be shared, will be name, date of birth, club, events and times - opt out please e-mail [email protected]