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Retford 25th Annual open meet 2018

June 17

This short course gala, licensed at level 3, is held at the Ponds Forge International Pool, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP.  This extremely popular meet is held on one day; Sunday 17th June.  It is aimed at swimmers aged 9 years and over (age on the day of competition). Also, swimmers with disabilities are very welcome to compete-please make a note of your classification numbers on the entry form.

This is a fantastic opportunity for swimmers to compete at a gala in the world renowned Ponds Forge pool, at a competition that has a reputation for being held in a good fun atmosphere.

Please ensure that when you complete your entry form your times are between the lower and upper qualifying time limits included in the gala information pack below. You may use Badge Gala times and training times (ask your Coach to sign next to the event on the entry form) to enter this gala.

Closing Date: 7th April at 5pm Woolston post box.

Many thanks.

Entry pack here.

Entry form here.

 

UPDATE BY EXTERNAL GALA TEAM ON TUESDAY 10TH APRIL 2018

Please see full list of received entries here.

UPDATE BY EXTERNAL GALA TEAM ON MONDAY 23/04/18

Confirmed entries can be viewed on the Retford website here.

please check entries carefully and notify External Gala team of any mistakes as soon as possible.

UPDATE BY EXTERNAL GALA TEAM ON WEDNESDAY 30/5/18

Please see accepted entries here.

Ensure you check your entries carefully and notify external gala team of any mistakes immediately.

Please see message below from organisers:

If your swimmers is wishing to withdraw from the meet, please can I ask that you do so before the time specified in the meet entry pack or earlier if it is possible, this ensures that no other swimmer has to swim next to an empty lane.

“Withdrawls

Any swimmer wishing to withdraw from the morning session must do so by emailing openmeets@retfordswimmingclub.org.uk  no later then 6pm Saturday 16th June 2018. Withdrawls for the afternoon session must be done by Text 07414 498949 before 11 am on the 17th June 2018″

As with all Open Meets, we rely on volunteers to help run the meet. So if you are any of the following or now of anyone who could help us on the day, please get in touch. We are looking for the following:

Qualified timekeepers
Judge 1
Judge 2
Judge 2s
Referees  

There will be NO programs at this meet, a draft program will be available to download from our clubs website at the beginning of June, this will include any corrections and withdrawals up to the end of May. The draft program will be subject to change after this date, if we have any withdrawals, but it will not be updated.

Thanks

Tracy

 

UPDATE BY EXTERNAL GALA TEAM ON TUESDAY 12/06/18

Team Manager Rota here.

UPDATE BY EXTERNAL GALA TEAM ON THURSDAY 14/06/18

If you wish to withdraw swimmers please could you let me know as soon as possible

Withdrawal’s for the morning session need to be made by 6pm on Saturday 16th June

Withdrawal’s for the afternoon session need to be made by 11am on Sunday 17th June

Please help us prevent swimmers having to swim next to a empty lane

Kind regards
Alison Atkinson
Retford Swimming Club

Details

Date:
June 17
Event Category:

Venue

Ponds Forge, Sheffield
Sheaf Street
Sheffield , S1 2BP United Kingdom
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Phone:
0114 223 3400
Website:
https://www.sivltd.com/ponds_forge

Organizer

Tracy Hill
Email:
awaygalas@wowsc.org.uk