Sun, 26 Mar|
Sunday Only Sport The event is offered as Men and Women Champion and a Open Teams. Information on individual events will be obtained at a later stage.
Time & Location
26 Mar 2023, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Novar Gardens, 32 Morphett Rd, Novar Gardens SA 5040, Australia
About the event
The Sports Carnival Committee reserves the right to modify or cancel the sport if insufficient nominations are received.
The winner will receive 15,000 points and the runner-up 9,000 points.
Swimmers can start in the water if they choose. The swimming competition will be conducted
under the following rules:
For each category in the program, the competition will consist of:
> men’s individual event
> women’s individual event.
For the relays, the competition will consist of:
> an open team’s event.
An individual swimmer may compete in a maximum of 3 individual events. Relay teams should be mixed gender, with a minimum of one female. Relay teams will consist of four swimmers.
The swimming program will be run as a timed finals event. Heats will be conducted in the following order. Heats will be seeded where numbers allow.
> 200 meter freestyle (scratch only)
> 50 meter butterfly (scratch only)
> 100 meter freestyle (scratch only)
> 50 meter breaststroke (scratch only)
> 50 meter freestyle (handicap only)
> 4 x 50 meter medley relay (handicap only)
> 50 meter backstroke (scratch only)
> 50 meter freestyle (scratch only)
> 4 x 50 meter freestyle relay (handicap only)
For all the individual scratch races, points will be awarded to the four fastest male swimmers and
the four fastest female swimmers:
➢ 6 points for the fastest, 4 points for the second fastest, 2 points for the third fastest, 1
point for the fourth fastest
For the relay races points will be awarded to the four fastest teams:
➢ 24 points for the fastest, 16 points for the second fastest, 8 points for the third fastest, 4
points for the fourth fastest.
Swimmers will be required to estimate their time for the handicap races, and will accrue points depending on how close their actual time is to their nominated time. The estimate for the team will be the accumulated estimate of all team members.
For the individual handicap races, points will be awarded as follows:
> 6 points within one second, 4 points within two seconds, 2 points within three seconds, 1 points within four seconds
For the team handicap races, points will be awarded as follows:
> 24 points within three seconds, 16 points within six seconds, 8 points within nine seconds, 4 points within twelve seconds, 2 points within sixteen seconds.
In the event of a tie, positions will be determined by the times in the 50m freestyle.
The champion male will be the male swimmer gaining most points after all scratch and handicap races are contested.
The champion female will be the female swimmer gaining most points after all scratch and handicap races are contested.
The champion team will be the team that accumulates the highest number of points from all events by team members. In the event of a tie, positions will be determined by the times in the 4 x 50 metre freestyle relay.
Gold and silver medals will be presented after each individual event and the relay events.