SDSSAA COED PLAYING REGULATIONS

SWIMMING

 

 *Updated: June 2003
**Updated: June 2004

 

AGES

Refer to the Constitution - Article IX, Page 20-21.

 

SERIES

Boys: (a) Midget (b) Junior (c) Senior (d) Open I (e) Open II

Girls: (a) Midget (b) Junior (c) Senior (d) Open I (e) Open II

 

ELIGIBILITY

As in Constitution, Article IX, Page 20-21. All lists are to be sent to the convener by the deadline as set by the convener.

 

RULEBOOK

The SNC Rule Book is to be followed except for any amendments or deletions passed by S.D.S.S.A.A.

 

DATE OF EVENT

*The swim meet will be held sometime during the month of February (to coincide with the University break).

 

OFFICIALS

It is the responsibility of the Convener and the swim coaches to assist with providing swim officials for the meet. Each school is to assist in a designated role during the meet. (The Laurentian University Swim Club and the Valley East Swim Club should be approached by our association to assist at the meet.)

 

FINANCING

The entry fee will be sufficient to cover expenses and will be at the discretion of the sports committee and convener. (Usually the charge back to school method is used).

 

SCORING

(a) The first eight places of the finals will receive points in each event.

(b) SCORING FOR

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS - RELAYS
1st: 9 - 9
2nd: 7 - 7
3rd: 6 - 6
4th: 5 - 5
5th: 4 - 4
6th: 3 - 3
7th: 2 - 2
8th: 1 - 1

(c) The above scoring system will be used to determine team awards. Individual awards will be determined by the first, second and third place finish.

1st: 5
2nd: 2
3rd: 1

In the event of a tie, the placing of the swimmer in all his events will be taken into consideration.

(d) Individual awards will be presented in all categories: Midget, Junior, Senior, Open I and Open II.

(e) Relay points count only for team points.

(f) A swimmer who has competed for and\or trained with and\or been registered with a Swim Club in the Sudbury and District Region or SNC as of September 1st of the year prior to the current school year must compete as an Open I, or an Open II swimmer.

(g) Open I is a category in which the participants will be all swimmers 16 and under as of September 1st of the year of the meet and who fall under the designation of (f) above.

(h) Open II is a category in which the participants will be all swimmers 17 and over as of September 1st of the year of the meet and who fall under the designation of (f) above.

(i) Scratches from the meet may be done by fax at a date selected by the swimming convener.

 

ENTRIES

*Each school may place an unlimited number of entries in any event if the swimmers meet the requirement of the category. *However, only a maximum of two (2) swimmers per any school per event may advance to the finals. *In the event that there are eight swimmers or less, all swimmers advance to the final round, however only two entries per school will score.

Each swimmer entered in the meet may enter a maximum of three events and one relay.

*The designation of Open I and Open II categories will be based on the number of entries for that year. This should be decided at the pre-season meeting for each year.

 

**EVENTS

The individual events for Midget, Junior and Senior swimmers will be:

100m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 100m Backstroke, 100m Breastroke.

The individual events for the Open I and Open II swimmers will be:

100m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 100m Backstroke, 100m Breastroke and 100m Individual Medley.

Jr/Sr Relays will consist of:

Midget Relays will consist of:

Open I and Open II swimmers may swim in any relay as long as they meet the event requirement that they swim in only one relay.

 

AWARDS

Banners will be awarded to:

The Boys team scoring the highest number of points in the meet.

The Girls team scoring the highest number of points in the meet.

Trophies will be awarded to:

The Boys team scoring the highest number of points.

The Girls team scoring the highest number of points.

 

The Most Points/Swimmer Trophy will be awarded annually (this was formerly the Aggregate Trophy).

 

SWIMMING RULES

Starts, strokes and turns, for all strokes shall be as the latest SNC Regulations.

 

**ADVANCEMENTS

There will be no restrictions on qualifying for finals. The swimmers with the top eight times will move on to Finals, with the ninth and tenth place swimmers acting as alternates.

 

OFSAA ENTRIES

In order to qualify for OFSAA, a competitor must have swam the same distance in a recognized competition and obtained a qualifying time.

Schools who have registered swimmers for the OFSAA competition will have the opportunity to practice their swimmers for four or five pre-OFSAA training sessions. The cost of pool rental will be divided according to the number of students registered at OFSAA from each school.

 

  

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Revised: 19 August 2004
** denotes most recent changes

 


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