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Happening Calendar

2016/2017 Happening Calendar Link

 

REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS MEET FLYERS, TM FILES, TM RESULTS

The Happening Calendar lists the Regional Association associated with each swim meet.  To download swim meet information - meet flyers, TM files, TM results, printable results - click on the relevant Regional Association's website link listed below.  Please note that the Regional Associations can only post swim meet information on their websites that has been provided to them by the clubs.  Information on any meets not listed must be obtained directly from the relevant club or Regional Association.

Brisbane Swimming Association Inc

Central Queensland Swimming Association Inc

Darling Downs Regional Swimming Association Inc

Far North Queensland Regional Swimming Association Inc

Swimming Gold Coast

North Queensland Regional Swimming Association Inc

Wide Bay Swimming

 

APPROVALS

SQ Approval Required

Regional Championships & A Grade Meets

Regional Association Approval Required

Brisbane Region:   Development & Introductory Meets

All Other Regions: B Grade, Restricted & Junior Meets

Note:  Except for the Brisbane Region, Approval Request Forms for all meets must be submitted directly to the relevant Regional Associations.    

Clubs will not be individually notified of swim meet approvals.  All swim meets that appear in this Happening Calendar have received final approval.

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

SQ Minimum Program Requirements for Regional Championships & A Grade Meets

SQ Competition Framework

SQ Rule Tolerance Policy

At all non-qualifying meets, SQ Referees will apply the Swimming Rules with latitude to avoid disqualifying swimmers aged 8 & 9 years

SQ Referees will not disqualify swimmers aged 7yrs & U at any meet under any circumstances

Clubs conducting non-qualifying meets may elect to have rule tolerances apply to older age groups as well

Clubs conducting qualifying meets may elect to have Rule Tolerances apply to junior swimmers; however, times recorded in those events cannot be used to qualify for another meet.

SWIM MEET DESIGNATIONS & DEFINITIONS

BRISBANE REGION ONLY

A Grade Meets (major qualifying meets)

Times: Times may be used to qualify for all meets

Programming: Must satisfy SQ Minimum Program Requirements for Regional Championships & A Grade Meets, including splitting sessions - i.e. if meet is likely to exceed 3 hours, it must be divided into sessions.

Scheduling: To be run on weekends designated by SQ

Officiating: SQ will provide a minimum of a Referee, Starter & Judge of Strokes

Development Meets (all other qualifying meets)

Times: Times may be used to qualify for all meets except Qld and Australian Championships

Programming: Must use SQ supplied, or approved, Program and comply with SQ requirements re splitting sessions - i.e. if meet is likely to exceed 2 hours, it must be divided into sessions

 Must include Rule Tolerance events according to the SQ Rule Tolerance Policy

Scheduling: To be normally run on weekends designated by SQ

Officiating: SQ to provide a minimum of 1 Technical Official, who must be capable of refereeing the meet

Introductory Meets (non-qualifying meets)

Times: Times cannot be used to qualify for any meet

Programming: Must include Rule Tolerance events according to the SQ Rule Tolerance Policy & comply with SQ requirements re splitting sessions - i.e. if meet is likely to exceed 1.5 hours, it must be divided into sessions

Scheduling: Can be run on any weekend except during the Qld Championships

Officiating: SQ to provide a minimum of 1 Technical Official to help Club Officials to run the meet

 

ALL OTHER REGIONS

A Grade Meets (major qualifying meets)

Times: Times may be used to qualify for all meets

Programming: Must satisfy the SQ Minimum Programming Requirements for Regional Championships & A Grade Meets

B Grade Qualifying & Non-Qualifying Meets (meets that do not satisfy the Minimum Program Requirements for Regional Championships & A Grade Meets)

Times: If an approved qualifying meet, times may be used to qualify for all meets (only Automatic & Semi-Automatic times accepted by Swimming Australia)

Restricted Qualifying & Non-Qualifying Meets (meets where clubs can compete by invitation only or where special conditions apply to swimmers' eligibility, as per the SQ Competition Framework)

Times: If an approved qualifying meet, times may be used to qualify for all meets (only Automatic & Semi-Automatic times accepted by Swimming Australia)

Junior Meets (meets restricted to children 12yrs & U, as per the SQ Competition Framework

Programming: Must include Rule Tolerance events according to the SQ Rule Tolerance Policy

 

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