ASA SW Region Swimming Events 2010

Information on Youth, Age Groups, Championships and Masters events, with qualifying times etc as supplied for publication. Dates below as at 27 Aug 2010.

Bookings for 2010



Warm Up (W)
Start (S)



10 Jan 2010

Long Distance Time Trials

W - 3.30pm


due to inclement weather

24 Jan 2010

Nationwide DSE
ASA SWR Disability
Swimming Championships

Registration - 3.30pm
W - 4pm
S - 4.30pm

Horfield, Bristol


25 April 2010

800m / 150m Time Trials and
Masters Middle Distance

W - 12.00,
S - 12.30pm


Time Trial results
Masters Results

1-3 May 2010

Youth Championships

W - 9.00am,
S - 10.00am


Youth Results

16 May 2010

Relay Gala

W - 10.00am,
S - 11.00am

Millfield (25m)

Relays Results

12-13 Jun 2010

Age Groups

W - 9.00am,
S - 10.00am


Age Group Results

19-20 Jun 2010

Age Groups

W - 9.00am,
S - 10.00am


Age Group Results

3 Jul 2010

Masters 1500m

W - 5.30pm,
S - 6.00pm


Masters Results

3 Jul 2010

Open Water 10km

11am - Noon Register,
12.15pm Briefing,
S - 1pm

Preston Beach

Open Water results

4 Jul 2010

Sprint Gala

W - 10.00am,
S - 11.00am


Sprints Results

4 Jul 2010

Open Water 5km / 3km / 1.5km

See pack for times

Preston Beach

Open Water results

4 Jul 2010

Open Water 750m

Taster event
11.30am Briefing
S - 12.15pm

Preston Beach

Open Water results

26 Sep 2010

Masters Sprint Gala

W - 1.00pm,
S - 1.30pm

Hutton Moor

Masters results

6-7 Nov 2010

Championships (S/C)

W - 8.45am,
S - 9.15am


Championships results

6-7 Nov 2010

South West Youth Challenge (S/C)




13 Nov 2010

Regional Disability Swimming Championships)

W - 4pm,
S - 4.30am

Riverside Leisure Centre,
Cowick Street,
Exeter EX4 1AF


21 Nov 2010

Masters Inter-County

W - 1.30pm,
S - 2.00pm

Oxley LC

Venue changed

ASA South West Region Championships 2010

6 & 7 November 2010 - Millfield (25m)

Licensed Level 1 (age as on 7 November 2010). Entry times must have been achieved in licensed meets at level 1, 2 or 3 since 1 January 2010.

Unzip the download for

  • schedule (including non qualifier events in the South West Youth Challenge),
  • Championships qualifying times
  • meet entry file

South West Youth Challenge 2010


This event has been cancelled.

If you are a youth swimmer and havenít qualified for any Regional event since October 2009, this competition is for you!

The competition will be held during the afternoons of the Regional Championships at Millfield (25m pool) on 6 & 7 November 2010. During the mornings you will have the opportunity to take the timekeeperís course or start Judge 1 and a team managerís course.

Your Challenge?
Saturday 6 November - event will be 4 x 50m sprints.
You are challenged to make the top 8 (on aggregate points) to compete in a 100m IM final. Awards will be made to first 3 in each final.

Sunday 7 November - events will be 100m all strokes.
Your challenge is to improve your entry time. An award will be made to the swimmer who has the greatest percentage improvement in each event.

Age Groups
Girls - 14/15yrs & 16/17yrs;
Boys - 15/16yrs & 17/18yrs

Closing dates
Entries: 18 October 2010
Courses: 15 October 2010 (Places are limited and preference will be given to swimmers competing in the afternoon galas).

Download and unzip file for

  • Notice Board poster,
  • competition entry form
  • competition conditions
  • an application form for and more information on the Timekeepers /Judge 1 and Team Managers Courses.

ASA South West Regional Disability Swimming Championships 2010

More opportunities

DSE event on 16 January 2011 - Horfield Pool, Bristol

Click for details

Saturday 13 November 2010 - Riverside Leisure Centre, Cowick Street, Exeter, Devon EX4 1AF

Run under DSE Swimming Rules (DSE have adopted the IPC Swimming Rules with some additions). These can be downloaded from the DSE Website

The event is open to any swimmer with a physical, sensory or intellectual disability. Swimmers can be classified or unclassified. If they are not classified they may swim as guests.

Registration: 3.30pm; Warm-up: 4pm to 4.30pm; Sessions: 4.30pm to 7pm

Return completed forms with cheques (payable to ASA SW) to Robert Margetts, 38 Burridge Road, Torquay, TQ2 6LN (01803 605932 / No forms will be accepted after Friday 16 October 2010

Download Event Information Pack

ASA South West Region Sprints Gala 2010 - Schedule

Please can Coaches and Team Managers ensure swimmers are aware of the following warm-up schedule for the sprints on Sunday 4 July 2010

10.00 - 10.15 Girls 10, 11, 12 and 13 years
10.15 - 10.30 Girls 14 years and over
10.30 - 10.45 Boys 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 years
10.45 - 11.00 Boys 15 years and over

ASA South West Region Age Groups 2010 Entries

Meet contacts - please download and unzip files for Age Group programme with entry times converted to long course and entries for your club with start times of all sessions shown. 46.78 kB

ASA South West Region Relays 2010

Sunday 16 May 2010 - Millfield (Short Course)

Click to download entries for the relay gala and note that for this event, the age counts as at 16 May 2010.

The admission charge of £5.00 for spectators will include a programme.

Events for 15/16 years and 17+ years will be swum as straight finals in the afternoon.

Advance Notice

Subject to Regional Swimming Committee approval, ASA South West Region plan to run a competition for youth aged swimmers who have not qualified for regional events during the current year.

This will be held during the afternoons of the November Championships. There will also be an opportunity for these swimmers to take the timekeepers course and / or the team managers course during the morning sessions.

Full details will be available later in the year.

ASA South West Region 750m Open Water Swim 2010

Sunday 4 July 2010 - Preston Beach, Weymouth, Dorset
Briefing 1130am - Start 1215pm

  • Never swum in Open Water? Would you like to try?
  • Are you too young to enter other Open Water events?

If you can answer yes to any of these questions and are aged 11 before 31 Dec 2010, you can swim in our new 750m distance swim, held under ASA Laws and FINA Technical Rules and aimed primarily at the 11 to 12 years old group.

All swimmers under the age of 18 must be under the supervision of a Club Coach or designated Club Official at all times whilst in the vicinity of the sea.

Closing date 7 June 2010. Download entry form and read carefully the special competition conditions for this event.

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Bewley, Hon. Secretary, ASASWR Open Water Swimming Committee (01934 624129 or

ASA South West Region 800m / 1500m Time Trial and Distance Masters 2010

Sunday 25 April 2010 - Millfield

Following the postponement of the 800m / 1500m time trial on 10 January 2010 due to inclement weather, we have been able to incorporate the trials with the Masters Distance event at Millfield on Sunday 25 April 2010.


12.00 - 12.30 Warm-ups for Masters and 800m swimmers
12.300 - 1.30 Masters 400m Freestyle, 200m Breaststroke and 200m Butterfly
1.300 - 2.30 800m time trial for those who entered on 10 Jan 2010
2.300 - 3.30 Masters 200m Backstroke, 200m Freestyle and 400m Individual Medley
3.300 - 4.00 Warm-up for 1500m time trial
4.000 - 6.00 1500m time trial for those who entered on 10 Jan 2010

The small pool will be available for warm-up and swim down at all time other than warm-up sessions.

Hopefully this arrangement will enable the Masters swimmers to get a break between their events and possibly enter more events.

Will those who have entered the 800m / 1500m time trial please confirm to Robert Margetts ( that they are either still entering or are withdrawing in which case he will destroy their entry fee cheques.

Download new Masters entry form

ASA South West Region Open Water Swimming Championships and Age Group Competitions 2010


Contains corrected entry form for 5km / 3km / 1.5km published 19 Feb 2010

Incorporating Dorset County ASA and Somerset ASA Championships and under ASA Laws and ASA Technical Rules

Preston Beach - Weymouth

Saturday 3 July 2010
10km - 11am - Noon Registration, 12.15pm Briefing, 1pm Start, Entry Fee - £15.00
Reg Blackburn Memorial

Sunday 4 July 2010
5Km - 9am Briefing, 10am Start, Entry Fee - £12.00
3Km - 1.15pm Briefing, 2pm Start, Entry Fee - £12.00
1.5Km - 1.15pm Briefing, 2pm Start, Entry Fee - £8.00

This event is open to all swimmers registered with the ASA / WASA / SASA and registered members of clubs of Countries that are affiliated to FINA. Medals will be awarded to overall placings and ASA South West placings.

Note: If you downloaded pack before 19 Feb 2010, please do so again as there is a date correction in the 5km / 3km / 1.5km form.

Entries close 7 June 2010

For further details please contact Brian Bewley, Open Water Secretary, Kewstoke House, 5, Kewstoke Road, Kewstoke, Weston-super- Mare BS22 9YD Tel/Fax: 01934 624129

Click to download Notice Board flyer and entry form pack.

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