Gala Information 2021 /2022 Season

List of Gala's

Leinster Minor Schools 15th Jan 2023

This is to be read in conjunction with the meet information from Swim Leinster on the Kilkenny Swim Club Website

Location: NAC

Date: Sunday 15th January.

Swimmers who are members of Kilkenny Swim Club can enter through the attached Jot Form. Online Entry Leinster Minor Schools Meet 15th Jan 2023

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Saturday 10th December 2022 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 four events. 100 IM is only for the 11 and 12 year old age group.  

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.  I will need the name of one swimmer for the relay. The school will then need to send on the names of the relay teams to Swim Leinster by the 10th January.  

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

Laois SC X-Mas Fun Gala 10th Dec (Level 1)

This is to be read in conjunction with the meet information PDF for Laois Marlins Gala on the Kilkenny Swim Club Website.

VENUE:                                                 PORTLAOISE LEISURE CENTRE, PORTLAOISE, CO. LAOIS

DATE:                                                    SATURDAY 10th December

TIMES SESSION 1:                             WARM-UP 11:30                              START 12:15*

TIMES SESSION 2:                             WARM-UP 13:00                              START 14:00*

*Warm up and start times are subject to change.

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Friday 25th November 2022 at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

Entries are €6 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Laois Marlins X-Mas Gala 10th Dec

Maximum number of entries is 4

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

Kilkenny Autumn Gala 19th November 2022 (Level 1)

Location: Watershed

Date: Saturday 19th November 2022.

Only swimmers registered with Swim Ireland are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022.

Entries are €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Kilkenny Autumn Gala 19th November 2022

Maximum number of entries per swimmer is 4. This is to give everybody a chance to enter. Depending on numbers entering we may need to limit entries further.

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Monday 31st October  at 5pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

St Fiaacs Gala 6th November (Level 1)

Location: K Leisure, Athy, Co. Kildare.

DATE:  Sunday 6th November 2022

Open to swimmers over the age of 7 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 €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry St Fiaacs Level 1 Gala 6th Nov 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Monday 17th October 2022 at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

Irish Summer Nationals (Div 1) – Long Course 20th to 24th July

Location: NAC Blanchardstown

Date: Wednesday 20th July to Sunday 24th July. 

Entries are €10 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Irish Summer Nationals (Div 1)

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 12th June to allow time get the entries into Swim Ireland.  

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

Irish Age Group (Div 2) – Short Course 6th to 10th July

Location: UL Sport Arena

Date: Wednesday 6th July to Sunday 10th July.  

Entries are €10 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Irish Age Group (Div 2)

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 12th June to allow time get the entries into Swim Ireland.   

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

Wexford Small Fry Gala 19th June (Level 1)

Location: Wexford Swimming Pool Ferrybank Wexford

Date: Sunday 19th June.

Open to all swimmers registered with Swim Ireland. Entries are €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Wexford Small Fry Gala 19th June 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Thursday 2nd June 9pm to allow time get the entries into Wexford Swim Club. If you have any queries please email them to Kilkennyscgalasecretary@gmail.com

Asgard Gala (Level 3)

Location: Coral Leisure Centre Arklow.

Date: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of  June 2022

Times achieved can be used for IAG Division 2 qualification.

Team managers will be required. These will be decided once we have sight of what swimmers are in each session.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Asgard Level 3 Gala June 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Thursday 26th May 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Leinster.   

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

NAC Long Course Gala 5th June (Level 2)

Location: NAC Blanchardstown.

Date: Sunday 5 th June.

Only swimmers registered with Swim Ireland are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022.

There are no Consideration Times for this Gala. NTs will be put in the slowest heats. This Gala is aimed at less experienced swimmers. As this is a Level 2 Gala times achieved may NOT be used to qualify for Summer National Meets.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry NAC Level 2 Long Course Gala 5th June

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Wednesday 18th May and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

Leinster Qualifying Long Course Meet (Level 4)

Location: NAC

Date: Friday 27th to Sunday 29th May.

Open to swimmers with qualification and consideration times which are contained in the meet information notes. Swimmers with Qualification Times are guaranteed acceptance of entry to this championship meet (except for distance events, when heats may need to be curtailed depending on available pool time). Swimmers with Consideration Times may be accepted into the meet depending on volume of entries and available pool time. The eligibility report that was circulated is based on the consideration times and having these does not mean a swimmers entries will be accepted.

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 May 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 8th May 9pm to allow time get the entries into Swim Leinster.   

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

Wexford Summer Meet 22nd May (Level 3)

Location: Wexford Swimming Pool Ferrybank Wexford

Date: Sunday 22nd May.

Open to all swimmers registered with Swim Ireland. Swimmers must be proficient for Level 3. Max 8 events per swimmers.   

Entries are €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Wexford Summer Meet 22nd May 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Wednesday 4th May 9pm to allow time get the entries into Wexford Swim Club.   

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

Kingfisher Thurles Gala 8th May (Level 2)

 

Location: Thurles Leisure Centre

Date: Sunday 8 th May.

Only swimmers registered with Swim Ireland are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022.

There are no Consideration Times for this

Entries are €6 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Kingfisher Thurles gala Level 2 8th May

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 24th April and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

Laois Marlins Gala 21st May 2022 (Level 1)

Location: PORTLAOISE LEISURE CENTRE, PORTLAOISE, CO. LAOIS

Date: Saturday 21st May 2022

There will be 2 sessions – session 1 will be for swimmers aged 10 & under and session 2 will be for swimmers aged 11-14. There will be a separate warm-up for each session of which specific details will follow in due course.

An up to date Covid Protocol will be issued to all clubs in the days leading up to the gala to ensure everyone remains as safe as is possible.

A Swim Ireland Registration Number must be included for all swimmers. As per SI guidelines the minimum age for entry into the gala is for swimmers aged 7 as at 31.12.2022, in addition a local maximum age restriction of 14 as at 31.12.2022 will also apply.

There will be a 3 event limit for all swimmers regardless of age.

Please note that this is a level 1 fun gala hence times achieved will not count for any Level 3 or higher competition, but will be sent to all visiting coaches for the clubs own records.

Entries are €6 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Laois Marlins Level 1 Gala 21st May 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Saturday 30th April 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 #3 April 2022 (Level 3)

Location: NAC

Date: Sunday 03rd April

Open to swimmers age 10, 11, 12, (age at 31st December 2022)

Swimmers must be members of Kilkenny Swim Club, registered with Swim Ireland and have a valid swim Ireland number.

There are no consideration times required.

Swimmers may enter no more than 6 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.

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

Online entry form Leinster Future Challengers Meet # 3 April 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 20th March at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

Connacht Aspiring Champions Meet No 2 (Level 4)

Location: UL Sports Arena University Of Limerick Limerick V94XT66

Date: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April.

This will be a Long-Course meet and times can be used to qualify for Irish Summer Nationals.

Only swimmers registered with Swim Ireland and aged 13 and above, are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022.

There are no Consideration Times for this meet but there are limited heats in the 800 and 1500m events.

Entries are €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Connacht Aspiring Champions Meet 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 27th March 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 Gala April 2022 (Level 3)

Location: The Apex Irishtown New Ross Co Wexford

Date: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th April.

Only swimmers registered with Swim Ireland are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022.

There are no Consideration Times for this meet but there are limited heats in the 800 and 1500m events.

Entries are €7 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry New Ross Gala April 2022

 

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Monday 21st  March at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

Gerry Ryan Memorial Meet - 8th to 9th April (Level 4)

Location: UL Sports Arena Limerick

Date: Friday 08th to Saturday 9th April 2022

Open to swimmers with consideration times which are contained in the meet information PDF File. Training times cannot be used and times achieved must be official times on the database.

No consideration times needed for 800m and 1500m freestyle.

Swimmers must be 13 years of age prior to 31st December 2022.

This is a long course gala and times achieved may be used for qualification for Irish Summer national.

Entries are limited to 8 individual swims over the 2 days.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Gerry Ryan Memorial Meet 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Monday 14th March 9pm to allow time to get the entries into Limerick Swim Club.

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

Kilkenny Spring Gala 2nd April (Level 1)

Location: Watershed

Date: Saturday 2nd April

Only swimmers registered with Swim Ireland are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022.

Entries are €6 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Kilkenny Spring Gala 2nd April 2022

Maximum number of entries per swimmer is 4. This is to give everybody a chance to enter. Depending on numbers entering we may need to limit entries further.

Kilkenny swimmers can enter if their times are faster than the slower than times listed in the Meet Information.

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 13th March 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 No 2 (Level 3)

Location: NAC

Date: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March.

This will be a Long-Course meet and times can be used to qualify for Irish Open in April and also Irish Summer Nationals.

Only swimmers registered with Leinster clubs, aged 13 and above, are eligible to enter this gala. Ages are as of December 31st 2022. Swimmers must be registered with Swim Ireland.

Consideration times are provided in the meet information PDF and only apply for the distance events. There are no Consideration Times for 50m / 100m / 200m 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.

Entries are €8 per event and are via the attached Jot Form link. Online Entry Leinster Aspiring Champions Meet No 2 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Monday 7th March at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

Wexford Spring Gala - Sunday 13th March Level 3

Location: Wexford

Date: Sunday 13th March.

This is a level 3 meet and swimmers should be proficient for this level. Results will be divided into male and female age groups, 12 and under, 13-15 and 16+ (age at 31st December 2022).Minimum age 9.

Swimmers must be members of Kilkenny Swim Club, registered with Swim Ireland and have a valid swim Ireland number.

There are no consideration times required but not all entries may be accepted due to time and number constraints.

Swimmers may enter no more than 6 events.

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

Online entry form Wexford Spring Gala 13th March

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Tuesday  22nd February at 9pm and there will be no entries accepted after this time.

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

St Fiaacs Gala (Level 1) - Sunday 20th March

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

DATE:  Sunday March 20th 2022

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 20th March 2022

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Sunday 27th February 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 (Level 2) - Sunday 13th February

Location: NAC

Date: Sunday 13th February.

Open to swimmers age 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 (age at 31st December 2022)

Swimmers must be members of Kilkenny Swim Club, registered with Swim Ireland and have a valid swim Ireland number.

There are no consideration times required but not all entries may be accepted due to time and number constraints.

Swimmers may enter no more than 5 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.

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

Online entry form Leinster Future Challengers Meet # 2

Entry deadline for Kilkenny Swim Club is Wednesday 2nd February 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 Senior Schools - Sunday 6th February

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