End of Season LC

  1. The Promoter for this event is Mrs Jane. Pickard. 
  2. The Competition will be held under ASA Law & Technical Rules.
  3. The one start rule will apply.
  4. Over the top starts may be used at the Promoter’s discretion. 
  5. Swimmers are requested to remain in the water until asked to leave the pool.
  6. All individual events will be heat declared winners.
  7. The pool is 50m long, 10 lanes with anti-wave lane ropes and electronic timing.
  8. No outdoors shoes to be worn on the poolside. 
  9. Footwear & t-shirts must be worn outside the pool area.
  10. Age Groups are 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 years & over.  
  11. Ages are as at midnight 17th July  2016
  12. Entries will only be accepted on-line through www.openmeets.co.uk/entry_sys.
  13. Time entries are to be based on 50m pool times or converted 25m pool times by use of the ASA Conversion Tables. All entries must have a submitted time where one is not available from the ASA rankings
  14. Swimmer must not have swum faster than the Upper Limit Time in the previous 12 months but must have swum faster than the Lower Limit Time in the same period
  15. Entries are accepted on the 'first come, first served basis' only, until event and session times are full based on software entry system. ENTRIES OPEN at NOON on Sunday 20th March 2016
  16. The closing date for entries is midnight, 30th June 2016 and refers the final date on which entries must be received via the on-line system.
  17. Poolside entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Promoter.
  18. Should entries be over-subscribed, the promoter reserves the right to limit entries by rejection of the last entries received, or to limit the numbers of entries for specific event to balance the number of swims across the age group range. Notifications of any rejections will be communicated to the clubs by 8th July 2016.
  19. All entry withdrawals must be presented to the recorder no later than 5 minutes after the start of the relevant warm-up for each session. Refunds will not be given for withdrawn swimmers or for entry errors or omissions attributable to the individual or their club.
  20. The fees for this event are £5.00 for each individual entry, other than the two distance events (800m & 1,500m) which are £7.50 per individual entry. This includes any licensing fees which DARTES forward to ASANER. If cancellation of the event is necessary the only claim will be the entry fee paid.
  21. Coaches and Team Managers MUST wear passes provided at all times whilst on poolside. Only swimmers with accepted entries and Coaches/Team Managers with a valid Coaches pass will be allowed on Poolside.
  22. Coach weekend passes are priced at £15.00 each and include programme, start lists and access to full and club specific results on the DARTES website.
  23. Coaches and Team Managers are requested to ensure their swimmers respect the officials and are silent at the start of each heat. Team Managers / Coaches must supervise the warm up of their swimmers and are responsible for their swimmers throughout the Meet. They are responsible for their swimmers’ good behaviour and Doncaster Dartes (affiliated to Yorkshire ASA and ASANER) whereabouts at all times
  24. The Referees decision is final.
  25. Any club submitting 10 or more swimmers are requested to provide a timekeeper or level 1 official(please forward names and registration number for nominated official)
  26. Awards will be made for each event to the first six places in age groups 9, 10, 11 & 12 years, and the first 3 places in age groups 13, 14, and 15 & Over.
  27. All awards should be collected from the awards table during the meet.
  28. Admission for spectators will be £6.00 per day /£10 per weekend for adults - (OAPs/Children £3.00 per day)
  29. Programmes will be on sale at £3.00 each.
  30. Refreshments may be obtained in the cafeteria but may not be taken on to the poolside.
  31. A swim shop may be in operation throughout the gala.
  32. A professional photographer may be in operation throughout the gala.
  33. In line with the recommendation in the ASA Child Protection Policy, any person wishing to engage in video, zoom or close range photography (including mobile phones with a photographic facility) should register their details, before the event, with staff at the spectator entry desk before carrying out any such photography. An authorisation pass will be issued and must be worn at all times. Any person not complying will be asked to leave the pool complex.
  34. Any point not covered by these rules will be at the discretion of the organisers and the promoter.