Toowoomba Grammar School

Swimming News

DD 13 – 19 Years Swimming Carnival – Nominations are now open

#2 2020 Darling Downs Qualifying Standards

#3 event list 13-19

FORM 4 Permission to send results to Swimm Qld

FORM 2 SQ Parent Consent summary proforma SQ and Meet Mobile

FORM 6 2020 DDSSB Regional Trial Permission Form

RSS how to guide – regional trials-unrestricted


Dear Parents,

Nominations have now opened for the DD Swimming Carnival.
Should you wish to nominate your son, please complete the following:

 DD Permission Form
 Parent Consent Form
 Permission form to send results to Swimming Qld
 Advise which event/s your son would like to compete in
 Process nomination fee through DD Online Shop
 Extra event form (If wanting to nominate for 400m/800m/1500m Free and 400m IM)

Please note the Qualifying standards when considering nominating for an event. Maximum 9 events per swimmer.
Maximum 4 TGS boys per event – Based on boys previous times, Swimming Head Coach, Mr Darren Stewart may decline nominations where necessary.

All completed documents must be returned to the Sport & Activities Office by Friday, 21 February 2020 no later than 12.00pm.

Sport: Swimming

Age Group: 13 – 19 Years

Date to be Held: Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Time: Warm Up from 8.30am

Venue: Lockyer Aquatic Centre, 136 Spencer Street, Gatton

Cost: $16.50 – Must be paid online prior to trials
Students are to pay their regional trial levy online on
by 11:59pm Sunday, 1 March 2020

What to Wear: TGS Golds

What to Bring: Hat, Sunscreen, Water Bottle and Swimming Gear.

Please Note: Successful swimmers will be invited to compete in the State Championships scheduled for March 26 – 28, 2020.
Dayboys & Boarders will be transported via bus to and from the event.

Sport Representative Pathways – Expression of Interest

2020 Combined Calendar (10 OCTOBER 2019) docx

The following was emailed to all current TGS parents – Thursday, 30 January 2020.


Dear Parents,


TGS is supportive of boys being able to access Toowoomba Secondary School Sport (TSSS) and Darling Downs School Sport (DD) representative pathways.

To reduce whole school emails please follow this LINK to indicate if you would like to receive information regarding representative sport trials.


A copy of the 2020 Darling Downs School Sport Combined Sporting Calendar is attached for your reference.

Please note: 10 – 12 age groups are managed by the Junior School, for more information regarding 10 – 12 years trials please contact Liz Pratt – [email protected]


For more information, please contact the Sport & Activities Office.

Swimming – Results

Congratulations to Isaac Cooper who recently competed at the State Teams Short Course Challenge. This is a National competition where swimmers are selected to represent their state. Isaac was selected in the QLD team after winning several medals at the QLD Short Course Championships. An invitational NZ team is also represented at the meet.

Isaac finished the meet with the following individual swims in the Mens 15yrs age group:

  • 2nd 50m Backstroke (New QLD Short Course Record)
  • 2nd 100m Backstroke
  • 2nd 200m Backstroke
  • 5th 50m Freestyle
  • 5th 50m Butterfly
  •  1st 8 x 50 Freestyle relay
  • 2nd 4 x 100 Medley relay
  • 3rd 4 x 100 freestyle relay

TGS Swimming Supporters’ Group – Melbourne Cup Luncheon assistance

Melbourne Cup Support TGS Swimmer Supporters’ Group

Dear Swimming Parents,


Please see attached a request for assistance by the TGS Swimming Supporter’s Group for the upcoming Melbourne Cup Luncheon.


Queries can be directed to:


Fiona Craig
Treasurer and Event Co-ordinator
Toowoomba Grammar School Swimming Supporters’ Group
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0429 873 755


We look forward to any support you can offer to this event.

DD 13 – 17 Years Water Polo Trials – Nominations Closed

DD 13 – 17 Years Water Polo trial nominations have now opened.


Should you wish to attend these trials, Please complete and return the attached to the Sport & Activities Office by Monday, 7 October no later than 3.30pm.

2019 DDSSB Regional Trial Permission Form

Mouthguard Consent Form – # 2

Applications to attend are subject to acceptance by the School.


Sport:                             Water Polo


Age Group:                   13 – 17 Years


Date to be Held:          Wednesday, 16 October 2019


Time:                             3.30pm – 5.00pm


Venue:                           Centenary Heights SHS Aquatic Centre


Cost:                              $10.00 – Charged to School Account


What to Wear:            TGS Golds


What to Bring:             Mouthguard, Water Bottle and appropriate Equipment.


Please Note:               A Darling Downs team will be selected to attend the State Titles at Southport April 30-3 May, 2020. Students must be available for the full duration of the championships if selected.


Meals:                            Nil


Transport:                    Boarders are to see the Sports & Activities Office to arrange.

Dayboys are to arrange their own transport


Should you have any questions, please see the Sport & Activities Office.