Club Champions may be
determined a few different ways. The method is to be decided by the Committee
before each summer season commences.
be, but are not limited to -
a. Champions may
be determined by using best times from club nights through-out the immediate
way of dedicating time to swim championships (as a meet).
c. Target a swim
2.1.1 The Club
Championships will be conducted under the rules of the SNSW and those set down
by the club.
2.1.2 To participate in the championships, competitors must meet the
Be a financial
member of the club.
Swim 50% of
eligible Championships races/events (exclude opens).
Second Claim and
Club Night members are entitled to participate in club championships and
receive club awards.
2.1.3 Swimmers are restricted to 8 (eight) events.
swimmer’s age will be determined by their age on the 1ST day of the
championships, or in the case of a, above, on 1 January of that summer season.
2.1.5 A swimmer cannot compete in both 25m & 50m events in the same
2.1.6 Points are awarded in each event and age group – See 2.2.
will be awarded to male and female 1st, 2nd & 3rd placegetters in each age
group AND Open Championships.
2.1.8 25m swimmers will receive ribbons.
2.1.9 For championships held under method at 2.b :
Late entries will
only be accepted in extenuating circumstances.
seeded in heats according to the best time they swim on club nights.
If a swimmer
fails to arrive (on time) for their nominated heat they will forfeit that
To participate in
the club championships a competitor should complete an entry as instructed by
the race Secretary.
2.2 Point Scoring
Points will be scored in
separate male and female competitions as follows:
1st 4 points
2nd 3 points
3rd 2 points, and Participation 1 point
2.3 Age Groups
& U 9 yrs
yrs 11 yrs
yrs 13 yrs
yrs 15 yrs
yrs 17 & O
2.4 Club Championship Program Events
– 11 25 Fly
– 17&O 100 Fly
– 17&O 50 Fly
– 11 yrs 25 Back
– 17&O 100
– 17&O 50 Back
- 11 yrs 25 Breast
& U - 17 & O 100 Breast
& U - 17 & O 50 Breast
- 11 yrs 25 Free
- 17&O 100 Free
- 17&O 50 Free
- 17&O 200 I.M.
2.5 Open Events
2.5.1 To be
eligible to enter OPEN events, swimmers MUST enter and swim the 50m events in
all 4 strokes.
compete in an Open event a swimmer must break the predetermined qualifying time
(see 2.6) swum in the the current season.
who enter Open events are automatically considered to have swum the equivalent
AGE event in that distance. Result times from Open events will automatically be
used as the result time for the age event.
2.6 Qualifying Times for Open Events
3 min 50 sec 3 min 30 sec
4 min N/A
4 min 45 sec N/A
Fly 4 min 20 sec N/A
4 min N/A
Swimmers who wish to enter the
Open Championship events will have times from the AGE Championship events swum,
allocated accordingly. This prevents swimmers duplicating their swims. Result
times from Age events will automatically be used as the result time for the