January 15, 2019
The Barbados Amateur Swimming Association
Extends A Cordial Invitation
To Swimmers Affiliated To Your Federation
To Participate In The
2019 BASA LONG COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
MARCH 04th - MARCH 10th, 2019
AQUATIC CENTRE, WILDEY BARBADOS
Events will be swum in the following age categories (female and male):
8 & U, 9-10, 11–12, 13-14, 15-17, 18 -24 & 25 & over.
We attach an entry form (which may be copied as required) together with an order of events. The entry deadline is Friday, FEBRUARY 08th, 2019. We ask that you kindly pass on this information to all of your affiliated swim clubs.
1..POOL SPECIFICATIONS: 10 LANE 50 M POOL WITH 25 M WARM DOWN FACILITY
DAKTRONICS 10 LANE AUTOMATIC TIMING EQUIPMENT
Monday, March 04 Session 1 : Meet starts at 6:00 PM Warm up 4:30 PM
Tuesday, March 05 Session 2 : Meet starts at 6:00 PM Warm up 4:30 PM
Wednesday, March 06 Session 3 :Meet starts at 6:00 PM Warm up 4:30 PM
(Opening Ceremony) 5:45 PM
Thursday, March 07 Session 4: Meet starts at 6:00 PM Warm up 4:30 PM
Friday, March 08 Session 5: Meet starts at 6:00 PM Warm up 4:30 PM
Saturday, March 09 Session 6: Meet starts at 10:00 PM Warmup 8:30 AM
Sunday, March 10 Session 7: Meet starts at 10:00 AM Warmup 8:30 AM
The competition will be conducted in accordance with FINA Rules
2018-2020 in force at the start of the competition.
FINA rules applicable to approved swimwear effective January 1, 2010 will be enforced. Swimmers will not be allowed to compete in two swim suits.
Fina rule SW 4.4 –No false starts -shall be applied.
3.1.. AGE GROUPS:
- Individual events
8 & U, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17; 18 -24; 25 & Over.
The Swimmer’s age on December 31st, 2018 will determine the age group
in which he/she is eligible to participate.
3.2…REGISTRATION & ENTRIES:
Each Club must submit a letter of sanction to the Meet Director from its Federation indicating that participating swimmers and the club are in good financial standing. Competitors must be registered swimmers with the Federation of the Country sanctioning their participation.
Entries must be made either on the accompanying ENTRY FORMS and sent via email to: email@example.com OR via hytek which is the preferred method. All entries must be returned to the Barbados Amateur Swimming Association by Friday, February 08th 2019, the deadline date. Summons will be posted on the BASA website.
The following rules shall apply to all entries:
1.. There shall be no restrictions on the number of events in which an
individual competitor may participate.
2.. Heats will be announced and swimmers missing their respective heat will not
be allowed to take part in that event.
3.. There shall be no preliminaries. All events are timed finals.
4…The pool will be opened 90 minutes before each session for warm-up.
5…The warm up routine will be an open lane format with sprinting taking place in
lanes 1 & 8 starting from the stadium end of the pool 30 minutes before the
end of the warm up period. Pace laps will take place in the inner lanes.
6.. Swimmers must report to the waiting area at least 4 heats before the event in
which the swimmer has been entered. If the swimmer is not in the waiting
area by the designated time a decision will be taken that the swimmer has
scratched the event.
Entry fees are as follows:
(a) US$2.00 per event
Overseas participants must pay entry fees on arrival. The Psyche sheet will be emailed to your address by Saturday, February 23rd, 2019.
Medals will be awarded to the first three (3) swimmers in each event. Additionally medals for these places will be shared with local swimmers. A trophy will be given to the local swimmer male and female in each age group scoring the highest number of points.
Scoring shall be as follows:
First Place - 9 points
Second Place - 7 points
Third Place - 6 points
Fourth Place - 5 points
Fifth Place - 4 points
Sixth Place - 3 points
Seven Place - 2 points
Eight Place - 1 point
The Barbados Amateur Swimming Association in conjunction with the affiliated Swim Clubs in Barbados will provide the Officials for the competition. Overseas clubs/Federations are invited to submit the names of any qualified persons willing to serve as Timers / Judges during the meet.
All meet officials are required to check in with the Meet Referee and Chief Timer one hour before the start of the competition.
Refreshment will be served to Meet Officials during the Competition.
A meeting with coaches and team managers from overseas will take place on the first day of the competition immediately after the warm up session to answer any queries or clarify issues pertaining to the conduct of the competition.
7..JURY OF APPEAL:
The Jury of Appeal comprising three disinterested persons to adjudicate all appeals against a Referee’s rejection of a protest will be formed out of the Staff & Council of the Association. All protests to the Referee’s decision must be submitted to the Referee in writing within 30 minutes after the event, signed by an authorised officer of the participating Club/Federation and accompanied by US $25.00. If the protest is upheld the fee will be returned to the authorised Officer.
Food and drink will be available on the premises, throughout the meet.
9…CONTRIBUTIONS TO SWIMMING:
SEASON PASS (ALL SESSIONS) – BDS$50.00- US$25.00 (Adults 11yrs & over) inclusive of daily heat sheet
DAILY SESSION WRIST BANDS -BDS$10.00 or US$5.00 (Adults 11 yrs & over) inclusive of daily heat sheet.
Children: 10 years and under (daily wristband) – Bds $5.00. US $2.50
Additional heat sheets daily -BDS$2.00 or US$1.00
Results(Full)-BDS$20.00 or US$10.00
Travel arrangements and accommodation are the responsibility of individuals. The area code for Barbados is (246).
1) Barbados Beach Club
Web site: www.barbadosbeachclub.com
2) Dover Beach Hotel
Web site: www.doverbeach.com
3) Coconut Court Hotel
4) Rostrevor Apt Hotel
- Boyce’s Transport
- Barbados Olympic Association
- Suntours Barbados