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5th Matlock & District Open Meet

30 September 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Matlock & District Swimming Club

Affiliated to Derbyshire ASA and East Midlands ASA

5th MAD Open Meet

Licensed Level 3 No. 3EM171180

WHEN: Saturday 30th September 2017

WHERE: Arc Leisure, Bakewell Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AZ

Promoter’s Rules and Information

The 5th MAD Open meet will be held under ASA Laws and ASA Technical Rules of Swimming

Age groups are 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 & over. Ages as at 31st December 2017.

The events are: 50m and 100m for all strokes, plus 200m Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley.

Application for entry must have been correctly submitted by the specified date and accepted by the promoter. The promoter reserves the right to reject any entry or to limit the number of entries to the event. Entry times of swimmers must not be faster than the upper time limits as set out on page 4. Submitted times may be verified against the ASA rankings.

If the meet is oversubscribed each event and age group will be filled from entries on a ‘date received’ basis. (First Come First Served)

Events will be age groups combined seeded as per entry times. Swimmers without a time shall swim in the first heats. All events (except Skins) are Heat Declared Winners.

Awards will be made to the fastest 6 swimmers (excluding Skins), in each age group in each event. There will also be awards for overall Top Boy and Top Girl. Awards will be available for collection throughout the day.

Skins Event

The top 8 swimmers in the 200 Individual Medley event will be invited to enter a cash prize Medley Skins event at the end of each session. Lane allocation and stroke choice for each heat will be selected by draw with the slowest swimmer in each heat being eliminated until two swimmers are left to compete the final heat. Cash prizes will be awarded down to 4th place.

Swimmers Information

Arc Leisure, Matlock is an eight lane 25m pool and is equipped with electronic timing and anti wave ropes.

Over the top starts may be used at the Promoter’s discretion. All starts will be into deep water.

This will be a card-less meet and any withdrawals must be made by email to events@madswimming.org.uk by 12 midday on 29th September 2017. No withdrawals will be processed on the day of the event.

Entry Procedure:

Electronic entries are encouraged and clubs should use the facility via the MAD website www.madswimming.org. If necessary entry forms can be printed from the website and submitted by post, however an administration fee of £1 per event will be levied and must be included in the fees paid before entries will be deemed ‘accepted’. Photocopies will be accepted.

No entries will be accepted unless the correct fee accompanies the entry form which must include the swimmers ASA Registration Number. Incomplete entry forms will not be accepted. Electronic entries will not be deemed as accepted until the correct fee is received. Entries will not be accepted after the closing date 26th August 2017. Late entries will not be accepted unless due to Promoter’s error. No refund will be made for withdrawal of accepted entries after the closing date. Cheques should be made payable to MADSC and should accompany the entry form.

Entry forms and fees should be sent to:

Ian Bowler, 10 Chestnut Way, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1DY

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS Saturday 26th August 2017.

Entry Fee: £5.50 per event (£6.50 if paper entry)

Coaches Pass: £10.00 each (includes full start list) Pass limits are:

Maximum 2 passes 1 10 entrants; Maximum 3 passes 11 20 entrants; maximum 4 passes 21+ entrants.

Spectator Admission: £5 per session or £8.00 full day.

Only swimmers, officials and coaches with passes will be allowed on the poolside. Large bags, chairs and food should not be taken onto poolside; the sports hall is available for this purpose. The small pool will be out of bounds throughout the day. Swimmers must abide with this and other health and safety requirements displayed on poolside. Any swimmer contravening these rules may be disqualified from the competition.

No glass allowed on poolside. Shoes must be worn in all other areas of the leisure centre.

Coaches and/or Team managers are responsible for the good behaviour of their swimmers at all times.

Any issues not covered by the above information will be at the discretion of The Promoter.

Matlock & District Swimming Club

Affiliated to Derbyshire ASA and East Midlands ASA

5th MAD Open Meet

Licence Number: 3EM171180

Saturday 30th September 2017

Arc Leisure,

Bakewell Road,



Programme of Events

Age Groups: 10yrs, 11yrs, 12yrs, 13yrs, 14yrs, 15+yrs

Events: All strokes 50m & 100m, 200m Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley

Session One: 8.00am Warm up 9.00am Start

Session Two: 1.00pm Warm up 2pm Start (to be confirmed) Event Session One Event Session Two
1 Boys 200m IM 12 Girls 200m IM
2 Girls 200m Freestyle 13 Boys 200m Freestyle
3 Boys 50m Backstroke 14 Girls 50m Backstroke
4 Girls 100m Backstroke 15 Boys 100m Backstroke
5 Boys 50m Freestyle 16 Girls 50m Freestyle
6 Girls 50m Breaststroke 17 Boys 50m Breaststroke
7 Boys 100m Breaststroke 18 Girls 100m Breaststroke
8 Girls 50m Butterfly 19 Boys 50m Butterfly
9 Boys 100m Freestyle 20 Girls 100m Freestyle
10 Girls 100m Butterfly 21 Boys 100m Butterfly
11 Boys Medley 50m Skins 22 Girls Medley 50m Skins


30 September 2017
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Arc Leisure Centre
Bakewell Road
Matlock, DE4 3AZ United Kingdom
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