Gala Information 2021 /2022 Season

Gala Dates - Jan to April 2022

GalaDateVenueLevelComments
Leinster Qualifying Long Course Meet (Level 3)Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd January.NAC3Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Tuesday 11th January 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Leinster
Leinster Senior Schools 6th February.NAC Swimmers can only enter a maximum of two events and swimmers who meet the qualifying time can also swim the 400m free. 
Leinster Minor Schools 13th February.NAC Swimmers can only enter a maximum of two events which can include the 100 IM for swimmers aged 11 and 12.

Leinster Minor Schools

Location: NAC

Date: Sunday 13th February.

Swimmers who are members of Kilkenny Swim Club can enter through the attached Jot Form. Online Entry Leinster Minor Schools Meet

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Tuesday 11th January 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Leinster

Entries are €9 per event. Relays are €25 per relay

Swimmers can only enter a maximum of two events which can include the 100 IM for swimmers aged 11 and 12.

Please take note of age criteria as they differ from normal. Also please note the qualification times in the meet information document. If a child has not achieved these times at an official event, validation will be required by a swim coach/PE teacher. 

Swimmers who are not members of Kilkenny Swim Club and who want to enter can do so through the Jot Form link on the Leinster Meet Information document.

If you know that your school would like to enter a relay please let me know at Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com so that I can include in the entry file. The school will then need to send on the names of the relay teams to Swim Leinster by the 6th February.

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If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Leinster Senior Schools

Location: NAC

Date: Sunday 6th February.

Swimmers who are members of Kilkenny Swim Club can enter through the attached Jot Form. Online Entry Leinster Senior Schools Meet

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Tuesday 11th January 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Leinster

Entries are €9 per event. Relays are €20 per relay

Swimmers can only enter a maximum of two events and swimmers who meet the qualifying time can also swim the 400m free. 

Please take note of age criteria as they differ from normal. Also please note the qualification times in the meet information document. If a child has not achieved these times at an official event, validation will be required by a swim coach/PE teacher. 

Swimmers who are not members of Kilkenny Swim Club and who want to enter can do so through the Jot Form link on the Leinster Meet Information document.

If you know that your school would like to enter a relay please let me know at Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com so that I can include in the entry file. The school will then need to send on the names of the relay teams to Swim Leinster by the 6th February.

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If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Leinster Qualifying Long Course Meet (Level 3)

Location: NAC

Date: Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd January.

Open to swimmers with consideration times which are contained in the meet information notes. There is also an eligibility report on the website. This may not accurately reflect a swimmers eligibility so please check the consideration times in the meet information PDF.

Entry times must have been achieved after July 1st 2019. Times may be those achieved in LC events or converted times from SC events.

Kilkenny swim club will have to provide officials to help with duties on the day and parents will be required to do these if asked. Team managers will also be required. These will be decided once we have sight of all the duties and what swimmers are in each session.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Leinster Long Course Meet

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Thursday 6th January 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Leinster.   

If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Irish Short Course Championship Meet (Level 5)

Location: NAC

Date: Thursday 16th December to Saturday 18th December.

Open to swimmers with consideration times which are contained in the meet information notes. I have also included an eligibility report. I will re-run this following Leinster Short Course which counts as a qualifying meet.

Kilkenny swim club will have to provide officials to help with duties on the day and parents will be required to do these if asked. Team managers will also be required. These will be decided once we have sight of all the duties and what swimmers are in each session.

Entries are €10 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Irish Short Course Championship Meet

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Monday 22nd November at 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Ireland.   

If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

St Fiaacs Gala (Level 1)

Location: K Leisure, Athy, Co. Kildare. 6 Lane 25m Competition Pool /No cool down facilities available

                                                     

DATE:  Sunday November 28th 2021

 

Open to swimmers of any age that are registered with Swim Ireland.

Maximum 4 entries per swimmer.  All entries must include a Swim Ireland registration number.

Slower than times will apply. These can be found on the last page of the Meet Information PDF.

Medals will not be awarded; instead there will be a number of spot prizes randomly awarded to participants. Times achieved will not be input into the national database.

 

Entries are €6 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry St Fiaacs Level 1 Gala 28th November

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Thursday 18th November  at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Leinster Short Course Championship Meet (Level 4)

Location: NAC

Date: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November.

Open to swimmers age 13+ only (age at 31st December 2021). Swimmers must be registered with Swim Ireland.

Qualification and consideration times will be used to determine swimmer eligibility. An eligibility report is available on the website in the gala information area. Swimmers who have achieved the Qualification times in any event are guaranteed entry into those events whilst swimmers who have achieved consideration times in any event may be accepted for entry into those events, where time availability allows. Long Course conversion times will be accepted. Long Course times are denoted on the eligibility report with an (L) to show the long course time achieved.

Kilkenny swim club will have to provide officials to help with duties on the day and parents will be required to do these if asked. Team managers will also be required. These will be decided once we have sight of all the duties and what swimmers are in each session.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Leinster Short Course Championship Meet

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Saturday 6th Nov.  at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

New Ross Swimming Gala (Level 3)

Location: Apex New Ross

Date: Sunday 7th November.

Open to swimmers of all ages but they must be registered with Swim Ireland and have a Swim Ireland Number.  

There are no qualifying or consideration times required. Training times for swimmers can be used for entry. Cut off times may be applied depending of number of entries.  Entries may be limited to enable Gala to meet licensing requirements.

All events will be Heat Declared Winners (HDW) with no finals and no medals being presented.

Entries are €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link.

Online Entry Form New Ross Gala 7th Nov

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Thursday 28th Oct at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Leinster Aspiring Champions Meet #1 (Level 3)

Location: NAC

Date: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October.

Open to swimmers age 13+ only (age at 31st December 2021)

Swimmers must be registered with Swim Ireland.

Swimmers are limited to a maximum of 6 events with a further limitation of 2 individual events per session. There are consideration times for the distance events only (400m or longer).

Swimmers may be asked to swim a relay and this will be decided by the coaches.

At this stage it looks like parents will be allowed into the pool hall but this could change with the final decision resting with the NAC.

Kilkenny swim club will have to provide officials to help with duties on the day and parents will be required to do these if asked.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link.

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Friday 15th Oct at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Leinster Future Challengers Meet #1 2021 / 2022 Season

Location: NAC
Date: Sunday 24th October.
Open to swimmers age 10, 11 and 12 only (age at 31st December 2021)
Swimmers must be registered with Swim Ireland.
Swimmers may be asked to swim a relay and this will be decided by the coaches.
There are no qualifying or consideration times required but not all entries may be accepted due to time and number constraints.
At this stage it looks like parents will be allowed into the pool hall but this could change with the final decision resting with the NAC.
Kilkenny swim club will have to provide officials to help with duties on the day and parents will be required to do these if asked.
Entries are €8 per event and are via the Online Entry Form Link Below.
Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Tuesday 12th Oct at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.
If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com