From 11th March the Swim England Open Meet Licensing Criteria will revert to pre-pandemic levels. The temporary relaxation on the number and level of qualification of officials required for licensed meets was implemented to help the return to competitive swimming during the pandemic. The attached document provides the requirements from 11th March 2022.
Due to the current Covid restrictions the number of spectators allowed on the balcony at any one time at the Cheshire County Championships will be limited to 160. In order to control numbers on the balcony, minimise the risk of infection and ensure spectators have a seat, tickets to the event will be sold onlineContinue reading “Spectators, Cheshire County Championships 2022”
The county championships are scheduled to start later this month. The list of accepted entries is now available:
The county runs the following competitions annually:
- Junior Meet – Usually held in November
- County Championships -Usually held in January
Many of our swimmers asked if we had hoodies and hats for this years championships. We contacted Ness Swimwear and they are able to provide hoodies and hats for the 2022 swimming championships. The merchandise can be ordered on the Ness Swimwear Website, please click on this post to access the link.
Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association is pleased to announce that the Cheshire County Junior Level 3 meet is scheduled to take place on November 28th 2021 at Macclesfield Leisure Centre. The details of the event are included below. Cheshire County WP & SA 16th Junior Level 3 Graded Meet (25m) SE Licence No:Continue reading “Cheshire Level 3 Junior Meet”
Swim England have announced a few changes to the licensing requirements of all levels of Licensed Meets. The changes address the implications of the Coronavirus Regulations on the numbers of officials on poolside. Please refer to the Swim England Documentation for further information. These adjustments will remain in place for all meets taking place up untilContinue reading “Licensing Requirement for the Remainder of 2021”
Swimming competitions require a large number of volunteers (in the region of 30-40) to run effectively and over half of these volunteers are licensed officials. There are strict criteria for the number of officials required for the various levels of competition and the competitions cannot run or will be downgraded if they fail to meetContinue reading “Why Cheshire Swimmers Need You to Become a Licensed Swimming Official”
The county executive and competitive swimming group have been keeping a close watch on the ever changing Coronavirus regulations along with Swim England’s guidance. It is clear that circumstances prevent the staging of the County Junior Meet and the Age Group Championships for 2021. However, we encourage clubs to hold level 4 meets wherever possibleContinue reading “County Competition Update May 2021”
Open Water Swimming
2020 was to be the year when Cheshire County ran its own open water championship. We had previously run the competition in conjunction with the Regional Competition. Sadly, the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of this event
Water Polo is very active within the Cheshire County
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Cheshire County Water Polo Championships planned for November 2020 have been postponed. Sadly, we have also had to postpone our Mini Polo Festival planned for October 2020. We will continue to review the situation and hopefully can reschedule both dates as soon as it is safe to doContinue reading “Competitions Postponed”
Cheshire County runs an annual Masters Swimming Competition, usually in July.
Due to the current situation Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association are unable confirm that we will be able to host the 2021 masters competition. We understand how disappointing this will be for all of our members, we have not taken the decision lightly and will continue to review the situation. We trust thatContinue reading “Masters Swimming Competition 2021”
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