2021 Statement issued by Swim England Essex
To be confirmed
There will be NO QUALIFYING TIMES for the Essex Age Group Championships 2021.
The reason for this decision is that swimmers would not have competed for such a long period of time.
Therefore, the Meet Organisers will use the Swim England rankings and select;
The top 60 swimmers for 50’s
30 for 100’s
15 for 200’s
8 for 400’s, 800 and 1500
PER AGE GROUP:
These numbers are the MINIMUM depending on social distancing.
AGE GROUPS will remain the same as 2020 with Age on Day 31st December 2021
SWIMMERS AGED 10YRS AS AT 31STDECEMBER 2021
We appreciate the fact that many of these swimmers might not have competed in a licensed meet.
For these swimmers – A time achieved during a ‘time trial’ swim will be able to be used
These times MUST be signed off by a committee member and an official from a club and sent to the organiser via a form that will be able to be downloaded from the website
The Age Groups schedule will change.
The Conditions and Schedule will be released on the opening date for entries – this will be 1st November 2020
Depending on the government and Swim England guidelines, Essex reserve the rights to change or cancel any County competition.
Helen Stephens is our very own qualified British Referee and has been our Meet Organiser for all our club Swimming Competitions.
Should you require any assistance with the Meet Rules please contact Helen who would be happy to help.
Parking at the London Aquatic Centre is in the Stratford Shopping Mall Car Park with variable rates which can be discounted through advanced bookings.
Parking at Basildon Sporting Village is free.
The full results for the 2020 Age Group Championships can be found on the Swim England Essex website (click here).
This year’s Championships was a great event where we saw the Competition hosted by a whole host of volunteers from the top Essex clubs. It was also a year where we saw over 60 new Event Best times!
A huge thank you to all swimmers and volunteers!
If you would like to get involved please contact our Club Secretary using our online Form?