February 13, 2012
Dear Friends of the Americas:
I trust that you and your loved ones are doing very well; life is grand!
A great deal of activity has occurred since we were last together at the XVI Pan American Games in Mexico. You will find several attachments including a message from UANA President Coaracy Nunes Filho.
You will also wish to read a message from UANA Honorary Life President Eldon Godfrey, our UANA immediate Past President. I have enclosed my own message as your UANA Secretary - Treasurer.
On this page you will find important information about the 1st FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships which will be held on August 16-19, 2012 in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario, Canada. There is a Provisional Entry and a Provisional Accommodation document which is attached for your immediate attention. The organizing committee requests your cooperation and timely reply.
REQUEST FOR PRELIMINARY ATTENDANCE INFORMATION:
The Host Organizing Committee is requesting that each Federation completes a preliminary attendance form to provide an idea of how many Federations, Athletes, and Team Officials will be attending.
The Due date is February 19, 2012. The provisional documents are attached to this email.
Please complete it and return via fax ASAP to 00-1-905-688-7738 or by email to: office@niagaraopenwater2012.
Link to website: www.niagaraopenwater2012.com<h
OTHER OPEN WATER EVENTS OCCURRING DURING THE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT
#1 - 3, 5,10km Sanctioned races open to visiting club swimmers - Sunday, August 19
#2 - Coaches Development Clinic - Wednesday, August 15
#3 - Officials Development Clinic + Trial Race - Wednesday, August 15
For more information on the event, please visit the website or direct all your questions to Lisa Matheson
The beautiful Niagara Region of Canada looks forward to welcoming the world in 2012!
Have a glorious day!
Fernando J. Canales
UNION AMERICANA DE NATACION
Secretary / Treasurer