2020-2021 Open Meets

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We are pleased to confirm the dates for our open meets in the 2020-2021 season.

Please email galas.maidstonesc@gmail.com if you require any further information or to request the entry files, once available.

Level 3 Mixed 800m & 1500m Autumn Time Trials

Saturday 26 September 2020

The time trials are licensed at Level 3 (3SE201066).

The event will take place at Maidstone Leisure Centre in a 25m, 6 lane pool with electronic timing & anti-wave lane ropes. A secondary strobe is available.

The events are 800m & 1500m Freestyle. These will be swum as mixed events with girls & boys swimming together.

The trials provide swimmers the opportunity to achieve QTs for entry into County & Regional Championships.

Ages are as at midnight on 31 December 2020.

Age-groups are 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15+ years.

Entries are £15.00 per event.

Entries must be slower than the listed upper limit times published for each event. Qualification for girls for the 1500m Freestyle will be determined by the 400m Freestyle upper limit. Qualification for boys for the 800m Freestyle will be determined by the 400m Freestyle upper limit.

Entries will be accepted on a ‘First Come, First Served Basis’.

Club entries of 5 or more swimmers should be made via the SportSystems entry file.

The closing date for entries is 10.00pm on Sunday 13 September 2020. No late entries will be accepted.

We look forward to you joining us!

Level 2 & 3 Winter Qualifier

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 November 2020

The meet will be licensed at both Level 2 and Level 3.

The event will take place at Maidstone Leisure Centre in a 25m, 6 lane pool with electronic timing & anti-wave lane ropes. A secondary strobe is available.

The programme of events includes 50m, 100m & 200m in all strokes, 200 IM, 400m IM & 400m Freestyle.

The meet provides swimmers the opportunity to achieve QTs for entry into Winter Nationals, County & Regional Championships.

Ages are as at midnight on 8 November 2020.

Age-groups are 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16+ years.

Awards will be made to the Top 3 in each age group for each event at both Level 2 & Level 3. A perpetual trophy will be awarded to the top club based upon combined Level 2 & 3 points

Swimmers must be equal to or faster than the published qualifying standard for each event to enter at Level 2. Entry times must have been swum at a licensed level meet & published on British Swimming Rankings. Any entries not meeting these qualifying times or those with NT’s will be deemed as entry at Level 3.

The entry fee is £7.00 per event, which includes a levy charge per event payable to SE South East Region.

Club entries of 5 or more swimmers should be made via the SportSystems entry file.

The opening date for entries is Friday 25 September 2020 & the closing date for entries is 10.00pm on Sunday 25 October 2020.

We look forward to you joining us!

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