Nipper Carnivals are held from December to March at various bay and surf beaches around the state and can be on a Friday night, Saturday or Sunday and ages competing are from U/7 (beach events only) and U/9 to U/14 (water and beach events). Individual and team events are held in all those age groups and the pinnacle of competition is the Victorian Junior Championships in March.

Nippers can participate in a number of events, which they have learnt at training. These events include:

  • Board Race
  • Run and Wade
  • Beach Sprints
  • Beach Flags
  • Beach Relay

Dates, times and locations for the Nipper Carnivals for the upcoming season can be found on our calendar page here, or on the Life Saving Victoria Website.