Birmingham Water Festival Sunday 14th October – Open for Entries!

Sunday 14thOctober 9.30am – New for this year – to be held at Walsall’s Gala Baths

Birmingham Swimming Action Group is pleased to announce its eigth Birmingham interclub Water Festival – a gala for swimmersage 8, 9, 10 Yrs (on 14/10/18)who have limited or no experience of competitive swimming – e.g. Have not previously entered an Open Meet or Junior League gala.

The invited Birmingham Clubs are:

  • Boldmere
  • Camp Hill
  • Fox Hollies
  • Orion
  • Perry Beeches SSS
  • Blythe Barracudas
  • Kingsbury

The above clubs need to confirm that they wish to accept the invitation to send swimmers by 15th July 2018.

Awards: will be presented to the first three places in each year group in each event.

Entry Times: These are used to ‘seed’ swimmers into heats of broadly similar ability. Swimmers and Coaches should check their entry times are within (slower than) the published upper cut-off times for 9Yrs and 10Yrs. If the event is oversubscribed – and to ensure the objectives of the meet are fulfilled – the organisers will reject swimmers with the fastest submitted entry times.

Entries:Electronic entry forms (for clubs to adapt and use internally) can be requested from mandy.blizard@btinternet.comand are available on the website

The official closing date for clubs to submit their consolidated entries (using  electronic files provided ) is : 25th September 2018.

Volunteers and Officialsare needed to help run the event. We require each club to bring timekeepers, judges, stewards etc to help run this event. All clubs will be required to bring at least 6 volunteers, but more will be happily accepted. All clubs will be required to nominate one person to attend meetings prior to this event, to help in it’s organisation.

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