The ASA has released details of a new competitive structure which will include changes to county champs. From 2016 these will be held in the period 4th January – 28th February from 2016, age will be as of 31st December and the minimum age will be 10yrs in the year of competition.
Swimmers who would like to enter this open meet should read the meet rules, the schedule of events and the qualifying times and return either a girls or a boys entry form, along with a cheque made out to “Verulam ASC”. Entries to be submitted asap, but by Wednesday 22nd April, at the latest.
Lucy Jordan-Caws (12) swam 6 races, and won FOUR SILVER MEDALS in 13 & under age group, all with great PBs! CONGRATULATIONS to LUCY!
Here is the Easter Training Timetable
INFO FROM http://www.hertsssa.org.uk/ the Hertfordshire Schools Swimming Association (HSSA) website. Any swimmers attending schools within East Division (including Hertfordshire) can submit an entry to be considered to represent East Division at this gala.
- Events are a combination of 100m and 200m for the individual events (+400m IM & Free, and long distance 800m/1500m) and 4 x 100m for relays. It is an ASA level 1 Long Course meet.
- There is 3 age categories: Juniors Yrs 7&8, Intermediate Yrs 9&10, and Seniors Yrs 11,12, &13. Ages are for the 2014/15 school year. These apply to all events except the long distance, which are Open.
- For full details and the entry form see the Secondary Events page.
Deadline for entries is 17th April.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT CLUB EVENT SO PLEASE REFER TO THE ABOVE WEBPAGE FOR FURTHER INFO.
Please find below the timings for the County Championships this weekend session 7-11. Saturday 21st March
Warm up – 08:30
Racing commences – 09:30
Warm up (boys 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 12:00
Warm up (Girls & boys NOT swimming 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 13:00
Warm up (girls 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 17:15
Warm up (boys & girls NOT swimming 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 18:15
Sunday 22nd March
Warm up 08:30
Racing commences – 09:30
Warm up NOT EARLIER THAN 13:30
Please see Herts ASA website for confirmation and order of events
Following the cancellation of Saturday’s Counties gala from session 3 due to a very cold pool, could all counties swimmers check the Herts ASA website on Sunday by 7am for further updates.
Unfortunately this open meet is now full and has therefore been cancelled for Verulam swimmers.
WARM UP TIMES weekend 14th & 15th March
Saturday 14th Session 2 08:30
Session 3a (Female 50 Free) Not Earlier than 12:45
Session 3b (Male & any female NOT swimming 50 Free) Not earlier than 13:45
Session 4 Not earlier than 17:20
Sunday 15th Session 5 08:30
Session 6 Not earlier than 12:30
Please note the withdrawals rules:MUST be declared 45 minutes before the scheduled start of the session (NOT WARM UP). If swimmers fail to turn up for their swim and notification is not given, heats will run with empty lanes. Withdrawals on medical grounds will be refunded on production of medical evidence of injury.Failure to withdraw will incur a £10 penalty fee AND swimmer will be unable to swim again in any Individual events or Relays until the fee is paid !
GOOD LUCK TO ALL COUNTY SWIMMERS!!!!
The third and final round of this year’s Herts Major League takes place on the 7th March at Hemel Hempstead Pool. The team list has been emailed out and is on our Events page.
Place: Hemel Hempstead HP1 1JS
Time : please arrive by 6.45 pm for w/up 7.00pm and start 7.30pm
Please remember that Verulam Club Membership fees and ASA fees are due by the 28th February, 2015. Details will be emailed and are also attached.