The BSC Club
Championships 2018 begin with Session
1 tonight. Note that all squad training in the
main pool at the Spa is cancelled tonight.
Races on the night
- 50m Freestyle
The competition this year will be
run by Katrina
Pauling so please give her all your support!
- Sign In takes place
between 5.15pm-6pm on the night & will be located near the
entrance to the changing rooms. Swimmers must sign in for
EACH EVENT that they have entered. There may be a queue on the
night so please be patient & please be aware that the Spa is
still open to other members at this time.
- Warm Up will begin at
6pm & this year Session 1 will begin with Boys - swimmers are
reminded that they are NOT allowed on poolside until 6pm & once
a coach is present.
- The competition will
start at 6.30pm promptly.
- When the Referee blows
their whistle at the beginning of a heat being swum, it is
EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that everyone on poolside and up in the
gallery, remains silent so swimmers waiting on the blocks can hear
the commands from the Referee
- Please ensure that all
your children (swimmers & non-swimmers) are suitably supervised
when up in the Gallery.
- Please ensure that
when your swimmers come up to the gallery that they are wearing
something on their feet and not dripping wet!!
We are seriously short
of the required number of qualified officials for tomorrow night so
a huge call out to all our officials to ask if you can help out,
please get in touch with David. All officials now need
to be J1 in training or above with timekeeping signed off. If
anyone is interested in becoming one of our licensed officials,
please email David Ziwa (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you to all those
that have volunteered to help out tomorrow night but we really need
more help! The roles are not difficult and allow you to be on
poolside near the action. If you are able to help out please
let Katrina know.
Lastly to all our
Swimmers, we hope you have a great competition and to our
Spectators, we want to hear you all cheering everyone
Please find attached the Accepted Entries for this year's Club Championships.
Please check you are entered into the correct events
and advise Katrina Pauling by close of play Tuesday 11th September if
anything is amiss.
It’s that time of year
again, when we turn our attention to the BSC Club
Championships 2018. Having done a wonderful job organising
and coordinating the Championships for the last few years,
Lindsey Davison has passed the role to me this year, and I look
forward to organising the Championships in the forthcoming
season. Please find attached the
entry details which include the entry form
& championship conditions. Please ensure you
read everything and that you provide all the requested information
to speed up the processing of your entry.
The annual Club Championships will
take place over 6 Monday
evenings between September - December
2018 at The Spa, Beckenham.
They are for swimmers in Blue, White, Bronze, Silver,
Club, Gold, Sprint and Top squads and all
distances/events are included in the
For swimmers new to the Club who
haven’t entered these Championships before, please check with
your Coach as to which events your child should enter & take a
look at the Club Website [Open Meets -> Club Championships
...you'll need to be logged in] to see past year's results and
club records for each event or if you have any questions please
All eligible swimmers should be
entering this Competition, especially as it falls within the
main training timetable. We are a competitive swimming club
and so swimmers should compete in these championships in order to
make sense of all those hours of hard training throughout the
As in the last few years, we
will be alternating the start between both girls and boys and in
addition you will notice that the long distance events (800m and
1500m) are now open to both girls and boys (swimmers can only swim
1 event though given they're on the same evening). Please, as
with all galas, check with your coach as to which events your
children should be swimming.
As always, these
championships cannot take
place without the help of you Parents so please
complete the Helpers/Officials form provided and send in together
with your entry form as soon as possible. If you have never
helped out before, please don't let this put you off - you will be
given lots of guidance and there are a multitude of roles that need
filling at each session! This also includes our officials - on
a couple of sessions last year we were very close to not having the
sessions licensed due to not having enough officials turn up so
please, please let us know you can help
A Raffle will be held on the last
Club Champs Session in December.
I look forward
to receiving your entry forms before the closing date
of Friday 31st August
2018 & to holding
a successful Championships this