Berks & South Bucks ASA
County Speed Swimming Championships 2022
The Berks & South Bucks ASA held
the County Speed Swimming Championships over two weekends between the dates of 15th January
and 30th January 2022.
The championships took place
are to take place at the Wycombe Leisure
Centre Pool, near junction 4 of the M40.
The meet wasis licensed
Level 1, and wasis open to
swimmers of clubs affiliated to Berks and South Bucks ASA and meet the
published consideration times.
Saturday, 15th January 2022
Sunday, 16th January 2022 and
Saturday, 29th January 2022
Sunday, 30th January 2022
||Wycombe Leisure Centre 50m pool
Level 1. License numbers:
1SE220084 (15/16th January)
1SE220085 (29/30th January)
||10/11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17&over on 31/12/2022
||The entry procedure is different this year; Entries close
midnight on Wednesday, 22nd December 2021.
||Please read the Promoter's Conditions, Entry Procedure and Event Schedule.
||County Championship 2022 Consideration Times.
Entries to the meet are now closed. We will not be accepting late entries.
Live video streaming of the County Championships 2022
This year, because we are unable to host spectators at the County Championships, we are
inviting you to watch the swimmers competing on a live stream from Wycombe
Leisure Centre (and the ability to view for a period of time afterwards).
You can view the racing from your mobile phone, laptop, computer or
even on your Smart TV.
When the championships are in session, you
the live action now!
Below are the links to the sessions, and a "playlist" link which groups them all together.
The following are key points for this County Championships:
- Access poolside and the marshalling areas will be restricted to swimmers, coaches
and team managers. Unfortunately this year no spectators will be admitted during
the championships. A video feed of the events will be provided on the day and
streamed via the Internet.
- All competitors must have completed and comply with their club's "Return to
Competition, Covid-19 and Risk Awareness Declaration".
Competitors with disabilities
- Classified Disability Swimmers may enter any event provided they meet the
eligibility requirements above. The normal consideration times for all events
will be extended by 25%. Classified Disability Swimmers wishing to take advantage
of this extension will need to contact the entries
secretary (email@example.com) before entering.
- It may be necessary to restrict the number of relay teams, in which case 2nd
and subsequent teams from a club will be selected by lottery to fill the available spaces.
Entry Procedure - General
- All entries must be made via your swimming club. Each club must nominate the person
responsible for submitting their entry by the 31st October 2021. Club entries must be made in
electronic format using the SportsSystem Entry Manager software. The entry file will be issued to
the nominated club representative by email together with additional information on the entry
process and payment instructions. Nominations and entry files should be submitted by email to
- The closing date for submitting and paying for
entries is 23:59 on Wednesday, 22nd December 2021.
- Entry fees for individual events are £8.50 per event of 200m or less, £10.50
per event for the 400m events, £13.50 for the 800m Freestyle and £16.50 for
the 1500m Freestyle. Entry fees for the team events are £15 per team.
Entry Procedure - Individual events
- Swimmers must have achieved
the consideration time
during the period 20th
December 2020 - 19th December 2021. These times must have been achieved at Swim
England licensed meets (Level 1 - 4) or a Level X gala and be included in the
Swim England Rankings Database or the
Swim England Masters Rankings Database
at the date of entering. If times are used from meets close to the deadline
that have not yet been included in rankings, they will be accepted provided
they are available in rankings for verification prior to 22nd December. However,
entries must still be submitted before the deadline on 22nd December.
- During the championships swimmers will be marshalled in the sports hall areas
adjacent to the pool. The poolside area will be restricted to only the swimmers
competing in current heat, officials and selected coaches. After completing their
event and swim down, swimmers will be asked to leave the pool area return to the
marshalling area via the changing rooms.
- The changing room and swimmer marshalling areas will be patrolled regularly
to provide security for those attending the championships. Only swimmers and
adults with legitimate reasons relating to the championships are allowed in
these areas, all other persons present will be asked to leave.
- There is a possibility that guidance from Swim England or the leisure centre
will change at the time of the meet requiring additional restrictions. In
this case, any changes will be communicated to the clubs, coaches and team managers.
- To avoid crowding and maintain a COVID safe environment,
all medals and Trophies
will be distributed directly to the swimming clubs to be awarded to their
swimmers after the Championships. No awards Ceremonies will held at this
year's Championships.Age Group medals can only be collected from
the medal deck by Team Managers representing your swimming club. Swimmers
must not collect medals directly from the Medal Desk. Trophies and County
medals will be handed out poolside during awards ceremonies at the
end of each session.
Still and video photography
- The championships will be recorded and live streamed via the Internet so that
parents, families and friends of swimmers can enjoy the championships, even
though we are unable to allow spectators poolside this year.
- Use of video and still cameras is permitted at the event, in line with Swim
England guidance. Any photos and videos taken may only be for personal use and
may not be broadcast (including web-streaming) or published without the prior
written consent of the Promoter.
- An official photographer will be present to record the competition. Images
and video may be used for County publications and the County website (within
the relevant Swim England guidance).
- By entering these championships, swimmers accept that their image may be
captured and used as described above, Swimmers and parents who do not wish
their images to be used should contact the promoter in advance of the event
and prior to entry.
- All consideration times have been increased this year as a one of measure to
take into account the reduced opportunity swimmers have had to train and compete
of the last year during the pandemic.
- The consideration times for all events have been increased by the following amounts:
- Furthermore, due to a low number of entries in specific events to the 2020 Championships, the consideration times for the following events have been increased further:
|Girls 10-11 yrs||100FR, 100BR, 100FL, 100BK|
|Girls 12 yrs||100FL|
|Boys 10-11 yrs||50BK, 100FL|
|Boys 12 yrs||50BK, 100FL|
In case of query from the entry process, the Meet's Entries Secretary can be contacted at
For other Championship enquiries the County Championship organisers can be contacted at
Note that the procedure for withdrawals after the meet has closed for entries is described in
the Promoter's conditions and Information for Competitors documents.
Any queries about technical officials for the gala should be sent
You can see the results and details of the
previous year's meet.