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Sussex Secondary Schools Team Championships

Qualifying Round - for national finals

Wed 3 Oct, 2018 - Pavillions in the Park, Horsham

Report for 12:00 warm-up Finish by 15:00 Entries are now closed
Final Programme (v3) now available

Gala Details

Spectators are very welcome. There is plenty of spectator room, and there is no entry charge for spectators.
Spectators should enter the viewing gallery by ascending the stairs in the lobby, just past the reception desk.

Please download and read the Gala Notes below (THESE HAVE BEEN UPDATED TO Version 2):
These contain important notes to ensure we can complete a demanding programme of events in the time available whilst maintaining safety and an enjoyable experience for the swimmers.
The Gala is very full so it will be busy, so it should be an exciting atmosphere but I am relying on the schools' team managers to cooperate to help keep the running smooth.

Please download and complete the swimmers team list:
If you have any problems with this, please advise as soon as practical by email. You will be required to produce a signed printout of this poolside at the start of the competition. Teams without a team list cannot proceed to the next round!
A few paper blanks will be provided poolside for those who leave their copy in the office!

a list of accepted entries has been made available below:
If you are not on it and expect to swim please contact me as soon as possible using the details on the entry form.

Please check back at this website page before you travel on the day of the gala - Any last minute information will appear here.

Session 1:
Date : Weds 3rd Oct
Report time: 12:00 warm-up
(warm-up may be started earlier if the pool is ready)

Expected finish time: 15:00 (If we overrun this is to a max 15:30 when the pool staff need to prepare for the next hirer)

We hope to have results available on the day, but if not they will be emailed out asap.

NATIONAL FINAL will be held at The London Aquatic Centre 17th November 2018

Qualifiers for the national round are taken as the fastest 30 across the country for each event.
Qualifying Schools should be announced on the ESSA website (Click here for details) on the 15th Oct or soon afterwards.

Additional conditions (over and above national conditions)

Medals will be awarded to top three Sussex schools in each category. These will be declared when results are finalised.

To avoid the issues we had last year, entries will be limited to a maximum of 3 heats in each event, with priority given to Sussex Schools and on a 1st come, first served basis.
'B' teams and Schools from outside of Sussex may be accepted subject to available space.
Such entries will be accepted based on the date of application, but will not be confirmed until after the closing date for entries (21st Sept 2018) and are not eligible for medals from this event.

National conditions: Available from the ESSA website


Note: Medals will be awarded to top three Sussex schools in each category. Schools from other counties are welcome to participate in this qualifying round however they are not eligible for medals.

Results (Version 1): Download

2019 Gala Format Survey: Download

V0-a(PAC): 01-10-2011