Venue: UL Sport Arena, University of Limerick
Pool: 25M, 10 Lane indoor pool, warm up and swim down pool available for the duration.
Fee: €11 per individual event, payments as per monthly Curragh ST fees. Please email notice of payment to the Club Treasurer. €26 per relay team, €4.50 per swimmer on the team. Payments must be made for each swimmer’s entry to be processed.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 swimmers in each event in each age group: 12. 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17&Over.
Warm Ups: Please note that all swimmers competing in a session, MUST arrive in plenty of time for the warm-up and be pool ready with hat, goggles, pool footwear and towel 20 mins before the warm-up start time. Swimmers must participate in the warm-up or may not be allowed compete.
Entry Deadline: Sunday 12th May, no late entries can be accepted.
Scratches: Withdrawals from events on Weds 6th must be emailed to the Curragh Gala Secretary by 12 noon on 5th July. All other withdrawals must be notified to the team manager and coach by 5pm the day before the event being withdrawn from. The team manager or coach has to complete a withdrawal form by 6pm and submit it at the recorders desk poolside, no email submissions will be accepted.
Finals: Withdrawals from finals must be made within 30 minutes of the finals being announced. Not showing up at a final will result in a €50 fine, again withdrawals have to be made by the coach / team manager.
100M and 200M events plus 50M Freestyle are run as Heat Defined Winners HDW and there will be one final run off in each stroke in each age group.
50M Back, Breast and Fly are for 15&O only and there will be only one final for each 50M event.
400M, 800M and 1500M events are timed finals. Medals for each age group.
Accreditation: All swimmers, team managers and coaches must apply and be in receipt of their accreditation documents before the competition, no-one is allowed poolside without accreditation.
Relays: 12 year olds – Mixed Medley and Mixed Freestyle (2 boys, 2 girls); 13-14 years and 15&Over – Girls, Boys & Mixed Medley and Girls and Boys (No Mixed) Freestyle, All 4 x 50m. Names and order of swims do not have to be declared until 60m before the start of the Session. Relay competitors do not have to have qualified in an individual event to participate in the relay. Any swimmer with a 50M Division 1 time can participate in the relay, just not in that stroke.
The Club Coach will be notifying swimmers if they have been selected for relays and if they are not available, the spot will be offered to the next swimmer.
SCHEDULE: for up to date information, please check http://www.swimireland.ie/competitions-events/upcoming-competitions
Weds AM 1 Warm-Up 7.20AM, Start 8.45Am
Thurs AM1 Warm-UP 7.20AM, Start 8.45AM
Fri AM1 Warm-Up 7.20AM, Start 8.45AM
Sat AM1 Warm-Up 7.20AM, Start 8.45AM
Sun AM1 Warm-Up 7.20AM, Start 8.45AM
Weds AM2 Warm-Up 11.15AM, Start 12.20PM (Girls 13-14yr Free Relay end of session)
Thurs AM 2 Warm-Up 11.15AM, Start 12.20PM (Boys 13-14yr Free Relay end of session)
Fri AM2 Warm-Up 11.15AM, Start 12.20PM (2 Relays – Mixed 12yrs Medley Relay and Girls 13-14yr Medley Relay end of session)
Sat AM2 Warm-Up 11.15AM, Start 12.20PM (2 Relays – 12yrs Mixed Free, Boys 13-14yrs Medley)
Sun AM2 Warm-Up 11.15AM, Start 12,20PM (Mixed 13-14yrs Medley Relay mid-session)
Weds PM Warm-Up 3.45PM, Start 5PM (Boys 15&O Free Relay end of Session)
Thurs PM Warm-Up 3.45PM, Start 5PM (Mixed 15&O Medley Relay end of session)
Fri PM Warm-Up 3.45PM, Start 5PM (Girls 15&O Free Relay end of session)
Sat PM Warm-Up 3.45PM, Start 5PM
Sun PM2 Warm-Up 3.45PM, Start 5PM (2 Relays – Girls 15&O Medley, Boys 15&O Medley at end of session)