THE 2017/8 LEICESTERSHIRE Mini Meet Series
The Mini Meet series comprises of two time-trials for 9-11 year olds with a FINA point based award system. Swimmers aged 8 may enter only if aged 9 by the final date of the series. The series will provide swimmers with results based on the FINA points scoring system. The aim of the Mini Meets is to provide young Leicestershire swimmers with the ideal environment to gain valuable experience of Open Meets on a small scale and to give the coaches an opportunity to assess their progress.
The Mini Meet Programme
Round 1 & 2 will take place at Hinckley Leisure Centre, Round 3 will take place at Braunstone Leisure Centre using Electronic timing with scoreboard display. Each meet will be run card less. Swimmers should arrive at least 15 minutes before the warm up. Start time will be around 30mins after advertised warm up time. Events will be 200m Freestyle and 100m Individual Medley and new to Mini Meet Series will be the 100m Back, 100m Breast, 100m Free, 200m Back and 50m Fly.
• Closing date 13th March 2018
• Entries will be on a first come first served basis (once the meet is full, any further entries will be rejected) and ages will be calculated as at 9th June 2018
• Open to swimmers registered with Leicestershire ASA affiliated Clubs ONLY
• Swimmers are encouraged to enter all rounds and are expected to swim BOTH events.
• The Mini Meets will be held under ASA laws and ASA Technical Rules and is a CARDLESS event and will be licenced at Level 3.
• Events will be swum as mixed age groups and swimmers will be seeded by entry time. Subsequent rounds will have entry times updated from the Mini Meet Series.
• Swimmers that are part of the Leicestershire Swimming Talent Pathway are excluded from the competition unless identified as part of their development.
• Swimmers of who have qualified for Regional championships the previous or current season are excluded from the competition.
Dates for Rounds are:
Round 1: 7th April 2018, warmup starts at 5.45pm HINCKLEY (3EM180614)
Round 2: 19th May 2018, warm up starts at 5.45pm HINCKLEY (3EM180036)
Round 3: 9th June 2018, warm up starts at 5.45pm BRAUNSTONE (3EM180037)
All queries should be made via your BASE CLUB's Entry Coordinator who will contact email@example.com or via Darryl Ryan or Jamie Evans. If you are a Licenced Official and are able to officiate at one or more sessions please email firstname.lastname@example.org