Manchester & District Swimming and Water Polo Association

AGE GROUP COMPETITION

72.- The Age Group Competition shall take place between 1st January and the end of February.

73 - The Age Group Competition shall be organised by the Age Group Organisers who shall report on a regular and frequent basis to the Council and seek approval as necessary.

74 - The Age Group Organisers shall determine the programme and conditions, and these shall be detailed on the information pack forwarded to the Clubs. The programme would normally be at minimum sufficient to select a team for the Inter Association Primary Age Group competition. Other events may be organised other than those required for the Inter Association Primary Age Group competition.

75.- All entries shall be made to the Age Group Organiser(s) on the official entry forms. The closing date shall be as stated on the entry forms. A competitor may enter any event in his age group. The age of swimmers shall be as at the last day of competition for the Age Group competition.

76.- The first 6 placed swimmer in each age group for each event shall receive an award. When Age Group Team Relay competitions are held, the winners and runners-up shall receive awards.

77.- Points shall be awarded for individual and team events as follows:

1st - 6 ; 2nd - 5 ; 3rd - 4 ; 4th - 3 ; 5th - 2 ; 6th - 1.

78.- Trophies shall be awarded on the above points basis to the Clubs who gain most aggregate points in the competition in the following categories:

Trophy

Category

Arthur Warrington Memorial

Club Overall

Christopher Wilkinson Challenge

Club Boys only

Diana Wilkinson Challenge

Club Girls only

Age Group Shields (for each Age Group)

Club Boys & Girls

79.- Two competitors from each relevant Age Group event may be nominated to go forward to the Inter Association Primary Age Group competition. The selection of competitors shall be done in association with the Bolton & District S & WPA and the age of swimmers shall be as at the last day of competition for the Inter Association Primary Age Group competition.

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