Venue: National Aquatic Centre
Date: Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd January 2022
Fee: €9 per event, €20 per relay team. Entries only accepted through the Club.
Payment: Via bank transfer to Curragh Swim Team bank account, email notification of payment to Club Treasurer
Eligibility: Aged 12 & Over, age on 31/12/2022. Times must have been achieved since 1st July 2019 at a Level 2 or higher gala.
Medals: Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd individual swimmers for each age group, 12, 13/14, 15/16 & 17+ Male and Female.
Relays: There are Female, Male and Mixed relay events for 12-14 year olds and 16+ year olds. It will be the coaches decision if relay teams will be entered and if you are selected for a relay you must present to compete even if you are not competing in an individual event that session.
Finals: One final for 50m, 100m and 200m events for the age groups 12, 13/14, 15/16 and 17+. Longer events 400m, 800m and 1500m will be heat defined winner (HDW).
Withdrawals from Finals: Swimmers who qualify for a final but do not wish to compete MUST withdraw within 30 minutes of the finals being announced. Failure to do so will result in a fine of €20 to the swimmer.
Withdrawals from 800m/1500m Free: Swimmers who enter and do not compete will be fined €20 if they did not scratch by 5pm the day before. If no show is due to illness or injury on the day, a medical certificate will be requested.
Officials: Parents of swimmers must make themselves available to act as officials. The Club is required to provide 1 official per 4 swimmers, the club gala secretary will endeavour to allocate duties to parents according to the session their swimmer is competing in. However, you may be required to cover duties after your swimmer has finished competing for that session. Parents will be expected to attend their duties as the officials perform an essential job and galas cannot be run without them.
Deadline: Club deadline SATURDAY 8TH JANUARY.
Scratches: Swimmers must notify the gala secretary by email or WhatsApp that they wish to withdraw. Deadline 4.30pm the evening before the session the swimmer is competing in.
COVID: Swimmers must wear facemasks when moving around the building, lining up and on pool deck. Social distancing must be adhered to. All persons entering the building aged over 18+ years, must show a digital covid vaccination certificate and photographic id.