Toowoomba Grammar School

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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.

GPS Sport Calendar – Term One, 2020


Date Competition Venue
Saturday, 1 February TGS v BGS TGS
Saturday, 8 February TGS v GT GT
Saturday, 15 February TGS v BYE BYE
Saturday, 22 February TGS v IGS IGS
Saturday, 29 February TGS v TSS TGS
Saturday, 7 March TGS v NC NC
Saturday, 14 March TGS v BSHS TGS
Saturday, 21 March TGS v BBC TGS
Saturday, 28 March TGS v ACGS ACGS


Home Games – [Home Venue] 1st XI, 4th XI, 5th XI, 6th XI, Year 11, Year 9, Year 7 & Year 5

[Away Venue] 2nd XI, 3rd XI, Year 10, Year 8 & Year 6



Date Competition Venue
Saturday, 8 February TGS v NC NC
Saturday, 15 February TGS v GT TGS
Saturday, 22 February TGS v ACGS TGS
Saturday, 29 February TGS v BBC BBC
Saturday, 7 March TGS v IGS TGS
Saturday, 14 March TGS v BGS BGS
Saturday, 21 March TGS v BSHS BSHS

Please note: GPS Volleyball is no longer aligned with GPS Cricket.



Date Competition Venue
Friday, 7 February TGS Invitational Carnival Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler
Friday, 21 February ACGS Invitational Carnival Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler
Friday, 6 March GPS Championship Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler
Session 1 (10 – 12 Yrs) 8.30am – 12.15pm
Session 2 (13 Yrs – Open) 1.30pm – 5.45pm


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.