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All entry files must be supported by a summary sheetand payment before they will be processed to the address in the below instructions file, all coaches passes must be supported by a current CRB registration number listed on an additional form attached to the summary sheet.
<Presidents Gala 2014 SS entry file and instructions> (Note: double click the embeded files to use) [REMOVED]
Draft programme <Session1> and <Session2>
(session2 updated with the full Saturday events 10-Sep-14)
Thank you for your continued support of the Copeland Graded Gala, I would appreciate if you could pass the following information to all your club members attending on the 14th June
The admission price will be £3 per session or £5 all day with concessions £1.50 per session and £2.50 all day, this will NOT include a programme
Everyone entering the building who are not assisting with the running of the Gala will require a spectator ticket, the foyer area is NOT available as a ‘waiting room’, this will allow us to control the numbers in the building.
Spectator entry will be on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS
Car parking as previously communicated and the map is below, also see the link
The final draft programme is attached and will be placed on our website for self printing [LINK]
We hope to be able to offer heat start lists at 50p per session subject to the copier being in working order
Withdrawals can be made by text to 07703905154 anytime up to the start of warm up for each session
We would very much appreciate if you could supply timekeepers/judges to assist in running the gala, a buffet lunch will be provided to all officials, please provide names if anyone can help
PLEASE ASK YOUR MEMBERS NOT TO USE THE CAR PARKS AT COPELAND STADIUM, HENSINGHAM RUGBY LEAGUE CLUB OR THE HAVEN SOCIAL CLUB, THESE ARE ALL PRIVATE CAR PARKS WHICH ARE IN USE ON THAT DAY FOR OTHER SPORTING EVENTS.
Thank you for your help
Directions for PARKING link
Friday night 1500 & 800 with Connor, Ben and Hannah all obtaining long course PB’s in a 50mtr pool.
Saturday morning session complete, PB’s again for all 7 swimmers from WASC (Hannah, Abbie, Jack Ivison, Ross, Josh, Ben and Connor)
Saturday afternoon, well all I can say is WOW!!! and well done again for another stunning performance, finished off with the skins race which saw Connor finally bow out at the semi final of the boys 14yrs/under with third prize, and Tom Millburn (trains in the pool on Wednesdays) into the final of the boys 15yrs/over finishing second.
Sunday, we’ll the end of the weekend was not to be missed, we had more PB’s from all swimmers. Connor achieved his national time for the 100m breastroke and was smiling like a Cheshire cat (I’ve never seen him smile that much)
Well Done to everyone who went, and thanks for making it such a memorable weekend!
Please follow the below link to the BBC website to watch the short film for the BBC Sportskids – “Cumbria clubs most successful swimmer”.
Connor on the BBC
Chris Tatters of Workington Swimming Club received a regional Aquaforce Award from British Swimming (Amateur Swimming Association) in September 2013 for ‘Services to Official Development’ and was further nominated to the inaugural Sports Officials UK (SOUK) awards held at the Sixways (RFU) Stadium in Worcester on 31 October 2013. The 29 National Governing Bodies of Sport in the UK affiliated to SOUK were invited to nominate one person in their sport for each of the six categories available and Chris was honoured as the Community Sports Official for 2013 in recognition of the work he has put into swimming in the local community.
For the full article follow this link.
Ben Jenkinson from Dearham, near Maryport was presented with a Cumbria Rising Star award and at the tender age of 10 is making great waves in his sport of Swimming. He currently holds the age 9 years County records in 400m freestyle, 50 & 200m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly, 100m & 200m Individual Medley events, breaking them several times during the last year; some of these records had stood for over 10 years. At his first County Age Groups competition he won all 10 of the events, breaking or bettering 6 county records.
Then in September he competed in the grueling 1500m Freestyle event, and is now ranked number 1 ten year old in Great Britain, achieving a personal best time of 20mins & 8 seconds which is over 2 minutes quicker than anyone else swimming 60 lengths in the country in his age group. He is also ranked 2nd in the 400m Freestyle and in the top 5 for 200m Freestyle, 50m, 100m & 200m Backstroke, 100m Butterfly & 200m & 400m Individual Medley!
Rising Star Awards are made to talented athletes who have demonstrated their potential through their achievements during the last year. (see Active Cumbria for more details)
Missing from the picture above was Jack Dixon who had 4 great races to compliment the other 5 in the picture who all helped put Workington firmly in the minds of the Wigan team for next year.