Closing Date for entries for Grand Prix No #2, 19th January 2018
The entry fee will be R80.00 (R70.00 + R10.00 SSA Levy) per entry. The entry fee for the 800 and 1500 m Freestyle will be payable once the entry has been accepted.
Heats and Finals will be swum for Grand Prix No 2, where more than 10 entries are received, except for the 800m and 1500m Freestyle, these events will be Timed finals.
The top 10 entries for 800m and 1500m Freestyle will be accepted. Swimmers will be notified immediately after the entries have closed and processed whether they are accepted. Swimmers must confirm their acceptance once invited to do so, for the 800m and 1500m Freestyle. Withdrawal after acceptance will be subject to a penalty.
This will be an inter club competition. Entries will be processed the same way as for Age Group Competitions.
Minimum requirement for entry will be the SA Youth Qualifying Time and or SA National Junior Age Group Qualifying Time.
Please be advised that we have just received notification from Stellenbosch Organising Committee that according to their safety and regulations for the swimming pool complex, they may not accommodate more than 200 swimmers at the Grand Prix event.
In lieu of this information, the top 200 ranked swimmers will receive preference to be eligible at this competition.
Kind regards Dean Price High Performance Manager Swimming South Africa
Attached please find 1st set of reports for Stellenbosch Grand Prix from SSA. (see above)
Please be advise that the starting times for the evening session has been changes to 17.00HR instead of the advertised time if 18.00HR this is due to the lighting system at the pool. Please notify all the clubs of the starting tine
Please note that any new swimmer entries will not be accepted after these entries attached, ONLY late entries for swimmers that are already entered in this meet will be allowed at three time the entry fee of R 80.00 per entry.
Please note that the second closing date will be the 6th February 2018 and thereafter at the managers meeting on the 16th Feb 2018 at 16.00HR at the pool.