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Swimming & Diving

 

Information

2016 INTERSTATE SWIMMING & DIVING

Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
Swimming
 Tour Leader Lorraine Feddema  SSWA   fedds1@gmail.com
Manager Mark Saggers Central Institute of Technology mark.saggers@central.wa.edu.au
Coach Megan Saggers   meg.saggers@gmail.com
Coach/Manager  Jason Evans   jason_evans@live.com.au  
Coach/Manager      
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Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
Swimming
15 September – 21 September 2016 Darwin, NT 10 – 19 year olds
Diving
In consultation with Diving WA, SSWA will not be sending a diving team in 2016. 

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Swimming
Nomination 

Please click on the above nomination tab 

Nomination due 13 June 2016 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

                                               PLEASE CONTACT SSWA

Cost  No Cost to Nominate

Trial Details

 

THERE WILL BE NO SWIMMING SELECTION TRIALS THIS YEAR.

SWIMMERS HAVE TO NOMINATE ON-LINE FOR SELECTION CONSIDERATION

 

The team will be selected using nominated times (see details regarding accredited times below). You will be notified if you are on the team by 20 June.  Once offers of places have been accepted SSWA coaches will then organise swimming training sessions for later in the year.

 

Students are to nominate for events online, on the above nomination tab. 

Schedule of Events can be found HERE 

  

Accredited times will only need to be provided with your nomination form if they are from non-Swimming WA official events.  Approved events include Swimming WA official events, and the following events: SSWA, IGSSA, PSA, ACC, SWISSA carnivals.

 

Only long course times achieved since December 2015 will be accepted (no converted short course times will be accepted).

 

Eligibility To be eligible for selection students must:
  1. Be a full time student at a DoE recognised educational institution.
  2. Be aged 10 year+ or 19 and under, as at the 31 December in the year of competition.

** Please note that competitors aged either 10 or 11 (as of 31 December in the year of competition) will be permitted to participate, with the additional stipulation that a parent or nominated guardian must accompany them for the duration of the Championship.  SSWA reserves the right to withdraw this team from the SSA Championship if insufficient numbers of students are selected in the team.

Diving
 NOMINATION DUE  NA
 Cost  NA
 TRIAL DETAILS

NA

 ELIGIBILITY  NA

Nomination

Swimming & Diving Interstate Nomination

By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;

 

  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials

                          

 

Swimming

Swimming Multi Class

Diving

 

Selection Policy

Swimming Interstate Team Selection Policy

Selectors

  • The School Sport WA (SSWA) swimming committee will appoint selectors to undertake the process of selecting the State team.

  Selection Process

  • Team selection criteria listed will be adhered to in all cases, except where exceptional circumstances may prevail.
  • Championship events will be listed on the SSWA website, once they are made available.
  • Ages are taken as at 31 December in the year of competition.
  • Ages 10-19
  • Prospective competitors MUST nominate via online form on the SSWA website.
  • Prospective team members must complete the official online nomination in full and submit on, or prior to, the prescribed date.
  • Late nominations will not be accepted.
  • Team selection will be based on Long Course times only taken from 1st December 2015.  For non SWA times nominees may be asked to produce evidence of times. Times from SWA official events will be confirmed by the selectors after the close of nominations.  Hence they do not need to be entered, or updated if subsequent faster times are achieved.
  • SSWA reserves the right to limit the overall team size.
  • All swimmers will be considered for individual events,  consideration will also be given to the resulting full team size.
  • Team members will be required to adhere to all SSWA Policies and Processes. 
  • Team membership offers will be made two (2) weeks after close of nominations.  Swimmers will then be advised of the procedures to be followed to formally accept such an offer.
  • Should a team member withdraw prior to the Championship, the selections committee may select a replacement swimmer from the existing team or from other nominees.

 

  • Rules for Multi-class – Must meet a qualifying time of 150% of the World Record for their classification and event. Other times may be considered, but not necessarily accepted

Diving Interstate Team Selection Policy

Selectors

  • The School Sport WA (SSWA) swimming and diving committee will appoint selectors to undertake the process for State Team involvement.
  • The SSWA swimming and diving committee will appoint a Chair of Selectors.
  • Panel to consist of:  Diving Coach,Team Manager [if appointed],1 independent person appointed by the committee

Prior to Team Selection

  • Selectors meet to discuss team selection criteria.
  • Team selection criteria as listed will be adhered to in all cases except where exceptional circumstances may prevail.

Trial Events

Students will be required to participate in the following two events to be considered for selection:

  • State Age Championships
  • SchoolState Championships
  • Additional 2 National Qualifying events

Selection Process

  • The SSWA swimming and diving committee will regularly review the selection criteria and post them on the SSWA website.
  • School Sport Australia Championship events will be listed on the SSWA website.
  • Ages are taken as at 31 December in the year of competition.
  • An online nomination form will be available on the SSWA website.
  • Prospective team members must complete the official nomination form in full and submit on, or prior to, the prescribed date.
  • Late nominations, due to exceptional circumstances, may be considered but not necessarily accepted.
  • Team selection will be based on selecting 3 divers for each age group and sex to match the School Sport Australia National Championship program.
  • First place at the two selection events gains automatic selection in the team.
  • Points score is a consideration over the required dives for each age group.
  • Team members will be required to adhere to all SSWA Policies and Processes with regard team preparation and presentation.
  • Team membership will be confirmed within seven days providing all necessary procedures have been completed.
  • Should a team member withdraw prior to the Championship the selection committee may select a replacement diver from the existing team or from other nominees.

Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan

 

SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.

 

The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy

 

Click HERE to see the Swimming Excursion Management Plan

Results and History