We hope everyone enjoyed the presentation evening
Below you will find the pictures from the photobooth and the award presentations
All swimmers either in or joining the Nemo’s squad will shortly be receiving a letter to confirm that fee payment will henceforth be required on a monthly basis via Standing Order effective from 1st December 2016.
All details for paying directly by SO will be included in the letter as well as information about the one-off ASA fee for competitive swimmers.
Galas are usually a series of competitions (although can be one-off events) involving other swimming clubs, and they usually form part of a league.
Galas usually have individual swims and relays and are nearly always on a Saturday evening.
Swimmers usually don't know what race they'll be swimming until on the way there, so they need to be prepared to swim any stroke and any distance (to a maximum of 100m or a 200IM). Swimmers do not sign-in at galas.
Open Meets are one-off competitions where swimmers chose the events they would like to race and compete as individuals whilst representing their club. Swimmers need to sign-in for open meets.
Open meets can take place over a single day or a whole weekend. Typically, every standard event will be raced, from 50m sprints up to 800m or 1500m freestyle.
Swimmers compete in open meets for the fun of racing, and to get new Personal Best times (PBs).
Below is a guide on how to prepare, what to expect and some useful information for open meets and galas
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM CITY OF CAMBRIDGE SWIM CLUB
DUE TO THE HIGH NUMBER OF ENTRIES FOR THE EVENTS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED TO RUN ON FRIDAY EVENING, WE HAVE TAKEN THE DECISION TO MOVE THE 400 IM AS FOLLOWS:
GIRLS 400 IM – THIS WILL NOW BE AT THE START OF SATURDAY SESSION 3
BOYS 400 IM – THIS WILL NOW BE AT THE START OF SUNDAY SESSION 5
WE HAVE NOT TAKEN THIS DECISION LIGHTLY AND HAVE DONE SO TO ENABLE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SWIMMERS TO COMPETE AND TO ENSURE SESSIONS DO NOT OVERRUN AND THAT OUR VISITING CLUBS ARE NOT TRAVELLING HOME TOO LATE IN THE EVENING.
IF ANY 400 IM SWIMMER HAS BEEN ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE CHANGE IN THE PROGRAMME AND WISHES TO WITHDRAW FROM EITHER THE 400 IM OR ANY OTHER OF THEIR RACES OVER THE WEEKEND THEN PLEASE CONTACT SUE GOW BY SUNDAY 5TH MARCH.
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In addition, each club champs run by the club requires a minimum of 11 officials and preferably 15 officials each time. All the officials must have undertaken formal training and be licensed with the ASA. At the moment the majority of our officials are parents of children in the Sharks squads. Minnows and Marlins squads are far less qualified at the moment, and yet the parents of the Sharks swimmers often need to officiate where their children are not swimming. So we would like to up the numbers!
Please join our team of qualified officials. The more officials/judges we have, the more the work can be distributed evenly. Download the application form here. Please return the form to me (SISC noticeboard box or in person) and I will send off all applications to the regional officer with payment from the club.
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