Swimming

1. The Swimming Carnival shall be held in Term 1.

 

2. The Carnival shall be held under the auspices of Swimming Victoria. The Rules shall be those of Swimming Victoria, unless otherwise stated hereunder.

 

3. EVENTS

3.1 Events shall be:

U13:   50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, 4 x 50m Relay, Medley Relay.
U14:   50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, 4 x 50m Relay, Medley Relay.
U/15:  50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, 4 x 50m Relay, Medley Relay.
U/16:  50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, 4 x 50m Relay, Medley Relay.
U/17:  50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, 4 x 50m Relay, Medley Relay.
Sen:   50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, 4 x 50m Relay, Medley Relay.
Open: 200m Freestyle.

*All of the above events will be staged for Division One. For Division Two all of the above events will be staged with the exception of U13, U15 and U17 medley and butterfly. (15/7/02)

3.2 For Division One, each College may enter two competitors in each of 50m freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke, but only one competitor in butterfly, 200m open freestyle and all relays.

3.3 For Division One, Colleges competing in 50m freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke may have only one competitor in the “A” race and one competitor in the “B” race.

3.4 For Division Two, each College may enter one or two competitors in freesytle, breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke individual events, with every competitor eligible to receive points. (5/6/09).

 

4. Intention to compete in each event category must be lodged with the Event Manager at a date to be fixed at the first meeting of the year.

 

5. All Colleges must lodge with the Event Manager, final team lists, at least 10 minutes prior to the commencement of competition. Alterations to team lists in the event of illness or injury must be lodged with the Event Manager at least 10 minutes prior to the event.

 

6. The time between events shall be determined by the Event Manager.

 

7. LANE ALLOCATIONS. Each College will be allocated a specific lane designated by a sign indicator for each Swimming Carnival on a rotation basis from year to year. (15/7/02)

 

8. FALSE STARTS. There are no false starts allowed. If a false start occurs, the offending swimmer(s) will not be notified of disqualification until the end of the race with the race being completed as normal.

 

9. UNIFORM. Colleges must wear caps in school colours & appropriate swim wear. The Chief Check Starter, in consultation with the Swimming Victoria Referee, shall not allow a student to compete unless they are correctly attired in their school swimming cap and Swimming Victoria approved bathers. Provision will be made for schools to leave spare swimming caps behind their allocated lane in order to avoid swimmer disqualification.(5/6/09)

 

10. SCORING.

10.1 Points for events shall be as follows:

Division One A: 13, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7
Division One B: 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Division Two: 11, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

10.2 In the event of a swimmer being disqualified, he shall record points relative to the final placing of that event. If more than one swimmer is disqualified from an event, the remaining points for that event shall be shared.

 

11. Protests regarding events shall be lodged by the College Director of Sport in writing with the Executive Officer (or other person appointed for the purpose) within fifteen minutes of the announcement of the result of the disputed event. Such protests shall be decided by Swimming Victoria Officials. The result of the protest shall be forwarded to the particular Director of Sport as soon as the result has been determined. (30/5/14)

 

12.1 The Walsh Shield shall be presented at the Carnival to the team scoring highest aggregate points in Division One, and shall be held by the winner until the next Carnival.

12.2 The Division Two Cup shall be presented at the Carnival to the team scoring highest aggregate points in Division Two, and shall be held by the winner until the next Carnival.

 

13.1 Senior Cups for Division One and Two shall be presented to Colleges scoring highest points for their respective division in Open, Senior and Under 17 events.

13.2 Intermediate Cups for Division One and Two shall be presented to the Colleges scoring highest points for their respective Division in Under 16 and 15 events.

13.3 Junior Cups for Division One and Two shall be presented to the Colleges scoring highest points for their respective Division in Under 14 and 13 events.

 

14.1 Each College shall provide three competent adults to act as Officials in capacities to be determined by the Event Manager. These persons are not to be required to act as coaches Team Managers, etc. in any way with any College during the running of the Carnival.

14.2 All officials must carry standard ACC identification as required by the Event Manager.