Level 3 open meet. 3SE220034

Sunday 6th March 2022

Incorporating ‘50m Medley Prize Skins’ Event



Venue: Pavilions in the Park, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 2DF  25m deck level pool, 8 lanes, electronic timing, anti-wave lane ropes,  A secondary strobe is available if necessary, upon request
Age Groups: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16+.   The meet will be run as “age on the day” for swimmers aged 9 and over on 6th March 2022
Events: 50m, 100m All Strokes and 100m IM All events will be heat declared winners.  
‘50m Medley Skins’ – See appendix 3. This an exciting series of races which operate on a knockout basis, with the  two remaining swimmers racing each other head to head in the final race. Cash prize of £30 to the winners, £15 to  2nd place, £5 to 3rd place.
Awards: Medals to 1st, 2nd and 3rd. (Except 100m IM where cash prizes are awarded)
Fees: 50m, 100m £7 each These include the Regional levy.   There will be no refunds on accepted entries.


Entries open on Wednesday 2nd February 2022 at Midday.
The closing date is Saturday 12th February 2022 Midday, or when the meet is full.
This is a first come first serve meet
Late Entries: after the official closing date but before the start of the event may be considered and should be  provided via revised Hy-Tek entry file from the club. The promoters reserve the right to accept swimmers outside of  the qualifying standards, after the closing date if the meet is not full.
Entries on the day/Time Trials:  Entry to an event on the day by swimmers already accepted into the Gala may be  possible if a lane becomes available in a heat, no new heats will be added to an event. Competitors wishing to swim  time trials should register their interest at the Promoters desk, at the earliest point (no later than the start of each  session prior to warm up). There will be a charge of £10.00 per time trial, payable on acceptance prior to being  accepted in marshalling area. There will be no awards for TT’s and will be entered as exhibition swims, but times
 achieved will go to Rankings.
Session times – Sessions 1 – warm up 8.00am / start 9.00am. Session 2 – warm up 1.45pm / start 2.45pm approx  finish 5.45pm. Times will be confirmed once entries are closed. If any session is timed to exceed 3 hours, we are  required to programme a 15 minute break for officials in that session. If this is necessary then the timing of this  break will be published after the closing date once the number of entries are confirmed. 
Qualifying times:  for this meet are shown in Appendix 1 and are short course entry times. All entries must be short  course (converted long course times are acceptable) and you must not be faster than the stated upper time limits.  Time limits apply at the time entries are submitted, there is no requirement to withdraw a swimmer if he/she  subsequently goes faster than the upper time limit. All qualifying times must have been achieved at a licensed meet  (level 4 or above) and will be subject to checks on the Swim England rankings website.  For this meet we will also  be accepting level x times as shown on rankings.
Results:  will be on a heat declared basis. There will be no finals, except for the 100m IM skins event. All heats of each  event will be spearheaded by Hy-Tek Meet Manager.
Awards:  Medals will be presented for the top 3 places in each event (except 100m IM) / individual age group 9, 10,  11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16+. Awards should be collected as soon as possible following the publication of the event results;  we regret we are unable to post awards after the meet. Result will be displayed poolside and in the spectator area.
Programme of events is included in the Promoter's conditions.