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Seniors Gala 2015


DATE    Saturday 21th November 2015
TIME    6:30pm Warm up for 7:00pm Start
VENUE    Bishop’s Stortford College 10 Maze Green Road, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2PJ

This year’s Senior League Gala is being hosted by Bishop’s Stortford Master’s at the above pool.

The requirements for the League are that the gala should be held in a 25 metre pool.
If your club wishes to enter a team (or teams if lanes aren’t full), please contact Pam by e mail, ‘phone or letter using the contact details above.

All Hertfordshire Leagues are open to all members of affiliated clubs, not just registered swimmers. This should allow you to make up numbers from teachers and coaches and parents provided that they are members of your club. Combined clubs possible..

As previously, the gala will be run under Herts ASA rules.  All individual events will be 2 lengths (50m)
Under ASA Law. One round only
Points scoring 1st = 6 points, 2nd 5 points and so on 0 points disqualification or no swimmer this will allow Bishop’s Stortford to run the gala using SportSystems
No swimmer may compete in more than two individual events in their own age group
Age groups are u18+ , 35+ and 45+; ages at 31st December 2015.
Older swimmers may swim down but 18+ may NOT swim up
Each team is requested to bring a Judge & timekeeper

The gala will be as follows, Ladies events are odd numbered
New programme for this Year.


All Individuals 50m Events

1 & 2 18+ Butterfly   21 & 22 18+ Backstroke
3 & 4 35+ Butterfly   23 & 24 35+ Backstroke
5 & 6 45+ Butterfly   25 & 26 45+ Backstroke
7 120+ Mixed Medley Relay   27 120+ Mixed Free Relay
8 180+ Mixed Medley Relay   28 180+ Mixed Free Relay
9 & 10 18+ Freestyle   29 & 30 18+ Breaststroke
11 & 12 35+ Freestyle   31 & 32 35+ Breaststroke
13 & 14 45+ Freestyle   33 & 34 45+ Breaststroke

15 & 16

100+ 4 x 1 Free Relay   35 & 36 100+ 4 x 1 medley relay
17 & 18 140+ 4 x 1 Free Relay   37 & 38 140+ 4 x 1 medley relay
19 & 20 180+ 4 x 1 Free Relay   39 & 40 180+ 4 x 1 medley relay
41 16 x 1 Free Relay    (8 men, 8 women, any age)


Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis so to ensure your lane in this gala please send your cheque for £40 made payable to B.S.S.C by Saturday 1st November 2015.  To-
Pam Spratt
18 Honeybourne
Bishops Stortford
Herts, CM23 4EF

We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you on November 21st and I hope that we can keep the Senior League alive.
Yours sincerely
Graham Huggett
Herts ASA Swimming Committee
'Masters Co-Ordinator'
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