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Club Meet Approval Process

Meet Information

There are various levels of competition in Queensland including; State Championship, State Preparation, Regional Championship, Club Preparation, Club Transition and Club Development Meets. For further information please refer to the Swimming Queensland Competition Policy: Regional and Club Meets.

Online Meet Entry Links to State, Region and Club level meets can also be found via the Upcoming Events page. Please contact Swimming Queensland if your meet is not showing in this calendar. Information related specifically to State Championship and State Preparation Meets can be found via the Swimming Qld Events page.

 

Swimming Queensland Meet Synopses

Please find below Swimming Queensland developed Meet Synopses for each level of competition for your use and reference. 

Development Meet Synopsis

Transition Meet Synopsis

Preparation Meet Synopsis

Regional Championship Synopsis

 

Meet Approval Process

Please be advised, BSA and NQ Clubs are asked to follow the proceedure provided to them by their Region as these differ slightly to the below.

 

What are the steps (Club Meets)?

  1. A representative of the club completes the online form - found here!
  2. The form will be automatically sent to the Region for approval
  3. The Region forwards the details of the meet to SQ (vicki.patten@swimming.org.au) confirming that the meet has been approved and the details are correct (using the PDF provided in the automatically generated email)
  4. SQ will add the meet to the Happening Calendar
  5. Following the meet (within 2 days), results need to be:
    1. Emailed to results.qld@swimming.org.au (MM back-up and TM results files)
    2. Uploaded and Published in ClubLANE

 

What are the steps (Regional Championships)?

  1. A representative of the Region completes the online form - found here!
  2. The form is automatically sent to SQ
  3. SQ will add the meet to the Happening Calendar
  4. Following the meet (within 2 days), results need to be:
    1. Emailed to results.qld@swimming.org.au (MM back-up and TM results files)
    2. Uploaded and Published in ClubLANE

 

Brisbane Clubs are asked to use the Brisbane Swimming Club Meet Expressions of Interest Forms here.

For further information related to any Regions please click on the relevant Region name below to access their website.

Brisbane

Gold Coast

Wide Bay

Central Queensland

North Queensland

Far North Queensland

Darling Downs

 

Happening Calendar

All approved meets are added to the Swimming Queensland Happening Calendar on a progressive basis throughout the season as approval requests are received and approved. Clubs and Regions should regularly check the Calendar for confirmation of their swim meet approvals as they will not be individually notified of the outcome of a swim meet approval request.

The table below sets out the status of times recorded at swim meets sanctioned by SQ in relation to qualifying for other meets.

Results Upload and Submission Process

For all approved Regional and Club meets, results must be uploaded to the National Database (ClubLANE) within two days of completion of the meet. In addition, an un-locked copy of the Meet Manager back-up of the meet must be submitted electronically to results.qld@swimming.org.au at SQ within two days of completion of the meet.

 

Supporting Documents

SQ Competition Policy
SQ Rule Tolerances Policy

SQ/SAL Swimming Rules Booklet

*Please note that the specifications for diving depths under the Facilities Rules (page 56) apply to FINA-standard international meets. The diving depths for Queensland and Australian meets are set out in the following document:
SAL Pool Depth Guidelines (page 73 of the SQ Art of Officiating Rule Book). 

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