The Bridon Shield is a team relay championships open to all clubs affiliated to the DMasa.
The 2014 Bridon Shield will take place at Adwick Leisure Centre on Sunday, 28th April 2014.
Session 1 warm up is 2pm Session 2 warm up is 4pm
Adwick took the honours last year after a strong challenge from Armthorpe. Which of the mighty two will it be this year and who will battle for the remaining places.Age Groups for teams will now be 9 & under, 10yrs, 11-12yrs, 13-14yrs, 15-16yrs, Open and Masters (25yrs+). Ages are as at 31st December 2014. There will be some changes to the programme for 2014. Once these are finalised we'll post them here.
Closing date is midnight 21st April.
Age is as midnight 31st December in year of competition
The age groups shall be 9 years, 10 years, 11/12 years, 13/14 years, 15/16 years, open and masters (25+) years.
The championships shall consist of 4 x 25m Medley and Freestyle teams, 4 x 25m Breaststroke (ages 9, 10, 15/16, Open & Masters), 4 x 25m Butterfly (ages 11/12 &13/14), 4x25m mixed 9yrs & Masters freestyle and 1 x mixed cannon per session.
Teams in the mixed 9yrs and Masters event shall consist of 1 boy/ girl and 1 male/female from each age group. The team may swim in any order.
The mixed cannon will be swam youngest age group to oldest age group and will start with boys.
Swimmers shall represent that member club competing, to which they have the longest unbroken membership, on the date of competition. A swimmer may compete for another member club which he/she is a member, provided there is mutual agreement between the club.
A team shall consist of four members of ONE club. A club is permitted to enter additional teams which are independent from the first team and are eligible to score points in their own right. The teams must be kept separate and are not interchangeable.
A swimmer shall compete in only one age group, being his/her own or a higher one.
Medley swimming (ASA Law SW 9.2) in Medley Relay events, swimmers will compete four swimming styles in the following order: Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle, (ASA Law SW 9.3) Each section must be finished in accordance with the rule which applied in the style concerned.
Relays consisting of breaststroke or fly only shall be swum in accordance with the rules for that stroke.