Welcome back to the new season
Please find attached the competition calendar for the 2018/19 season.
This calendar shows you the upcoming competitions which swimmers can attend dependant upon their squad. Please only enter competitions that your squad coach has identified as a competition suitable for you.
Amended Competition Calendar 2018-2019 Some of these dates and competitions may change throughout the year and competitions added or deleted as the season progresses.
Click on the tabs in the Competition Section to find further information on our Home & Away Meets.
Please Contact Nicole Smart email@example.com for any queries with regards to Competition Entries
Please Contact Paul Bourne firstname.lastname@example.org for Swansea Aquatics Home Meets enquiries.
City of Swansea Aquatics Meet Entry Procedure
- Swimmers will be invited by email, through Swim Manager, to enter a meet.
- A meet pack will be provided with the invite email along with any other information
that may be required.
- It is the responsibility of the swimmer and parent/guardian to read the meet pack
carefully before entering the meet.
- Entry to a meet will be done via the swimmer’s online swim portal, unless otherwise
- Coaches should be consulted with, if advice on entry is required.
- Queries for all meets should be sent to email@example.com
The Club’s policy on entry times is as follows :
• The Swim Manager system will convert the swimmer’s time from short course to
long course and vice versa to achieve the fastest time for the swimmer. This enables the swimmer to be entered into the fastest possible heat giving them the best opportunity.
Reasons why parents should abide by the Meet Entry Procedure
- Meet entries are all completed using one entry file. If swimmers enter by an alternative method, they may get missed from the entries.
- When the entries are submitted, the entry numbers dictate how many coaches and team managers are required for the meet. Entering without using the correct protocol can put the Club at risk from not adhering to those guidelines.
- When swimmers enter via the swim portal, the coaches have the opportunity to see what events the swimmer has entered and can then advise on the number and type of events to enter at that meet.
- When entering Swim Wales or British meets strict entry closing dates are set. If the closing date is missed, late entries are not accepted.
- It is good practice to get into the habit of meeting entry closing deadlines.