Swimming ACT 2008 ‘Kippax’ Winter Development Series

Welcome to the main page for the 2008 ‘Kippax’ Winter Development Series. The Series aims to provide a means of recognising and rewarding improvement and to provide a goal for our developing swimmers - the achievement of ACT Shortcourse Championships Qualifying Times (or ACT QTs for short).

This page contains the more essential information on meet dates, entry rules, pointscore and the standard program of events.  If you have any queries or concerns please raise them within your club and, if you need further assistance or clarification, contact Michael Doyle (our Competitions Director).


2008 Kippax Winter Development Series Meets

Meet

When

Where

Warm-up

Start Time

Canberra

 4th May

AIS

8:30 am

9:30 am

Woden

1st June

AIS

9:00 am

9:30 am

Goulburn

29th June

AIS

TBA

TBA

Telopea

3rd August

AIS

TBA

TBA

Tuggeranong Vikings

31st August

AIS

TBA

TBA

General Rules and Conditions for Series Events:

1.

A swimmer may only enter five (5) events at any one meet.   Series events are: 25m, 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly and the 100m and 200m IM.
Note: The 200m events are restricted to those swimmers aged 9 and over. 

 

2.

Swimmers may only enter events in which they have NOT yet achieved the Break Time (BT) indicated in the standard program of events below, in a short course swim on or since 1 April 2007.

 

 

 

3.

Special Additional Rules for 25m and 200m events

 

A swimmer may only enter a 25m event if they have not previously broken the break time for the event nor recorded a time (long or short course) for that stroke over a longer distance (Club night and school swims excepted). Any swimmer entering a 25m event cannot enter an event for a longer distance in that stroke at the same meet.

 

 

Freestyle

Backstroke

Breaststroke

Butterfly

25m break times

25.00

30.00

35.00

30.00



4.

A swimmer may only enter a 200m event if they have achieved 100m times for that stroke as follows:

(100m Times)

Girls

13&O

12

11

10

9

Boys

13&O

12

11

10

9

Freestyle

1:19.20

1:22.95

1:24.80

1:30.20

1:35.70

Freestyle

1:16.35

1:20.65

1:24.80

1:29.50

1:34.60

Backstroke

1:28.66

1:33.50

1:37.00

1:41.75

1:47.80

Backstroke

1:26.00

1:32.75

1:37.90

1:42.85

1:49.45

Breastroke

1:42.85

1:46.15

1:51.10

1:58.80

2:03.20

Breastroke

1:41.20

1:46.15

1:52.20

1:59.80

2:06.50

Butterfly

1:28.35

1:33.50

1:38.10

1:47.70

1:50.00

Butterfly

1:25.35

1:33.50

1:37.00

1:47.80

1:55.50

IM

1:29.10

1:34.60

1:37.35

1:47.80

1:50.00

IM

1:28.00

1:31.85

1:35.70

1:41.75

1:50.00

 

5.

 

Two Divisions will be recognised for award purposes: Development, and Intermediate.
 

6.

A Series Pointscore will be calculated in each sex and age group (8 & under, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 & Over) in accordance with the scoring rules detailed below.
 

7.

E Entry time for an event is used for seeding and division determination, and must be the swimmer’s best shshort course time for that event on or since 1 April 2007.

 

Program of Events

Each meet will offer the same events however the order may vary from meet to meet. A sample program of events is shown at the end of this information. Please check the flyer for each meet for the event numbers for your chosen events.

 

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Series Pointscore

Series points are accumulated at each meet on the following basis:

Points Scored

  0 points   

 if swimmer does not finish an event or is disqualified

  1 points   

 if swim does not equal or better previous best Series time

  2 points   

 if equal to or better than previous best Series time but less than 1 second faster

  3 points   

 if better than previous best Series time by 1 second but less than 2 seconds

  4 points   

 if better than previous best Series time by 2 second but less than 3 seconds

  5 points   

 if better than previous best Series time by 3 seconds or more

  2 points   

 for each first swim for a stroke and distance IN THE SERIES.

 

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Further information on the Development Series is contained on the General Information page.

 

Swimming ACT hopes you enjoy your participation in the Series.

 

2008 Kippax Winter Development Series

 

Remember:    Swimmers may only enter events in which they have NOT yet achieved the Break Time (BT) indicated in the standard program of events, in a short course swim on or since 1 April 2007

 


Program of Events

EVENT

BREAK TIMES

 

 

Age

Boys

Girls

200m

Freestyle

9 - 10

3:00.00

3:05.00

 

 

11

2:45.00

2:45.00

 

 

12

2:36.60

2:37.30

 

 

13&O

2:29.60

2:34.00

25m

Breaststroke

9 & U

35.00

35.00

50m

Breaststroke

9 & U

53.50

55.00

 

 

10

50.50

51.00

50m

Breaststroke

11

46.60

49.00

 

 

12&O

44.00

45.00

100m

Backstroke

9 & U

1:39.50

1:38.00

 

 

10

1:33.50

1:32.50

 

 

11

1:29.00

1:28.20

 

 

12

1:24.30

1:25.00

 

 

13&O

1:18.20

1:20.60

200m

Ind. Medley

9 - 10

3:08.00

3:11.00

 

 

11

3:02.00

3:03.00

 

 

12

2:56.50

3:00.00

 

 

13&O

2:48.30

2:54.00

25m

Freestyle

9 & U

25.00

25.00

50m

Freestyle

9 & U

39.50

39.50

 

 

10

38.00

38.00

50m

Freestyle

11

35.20

36.50

 

 

12

33.00

33.30

 

 

13&O

32.00

33.00

100m

Ind. Medley

9 & U

1:40.00

1:40.00

 

 

10

1:32.50

1:38.00

 

 

11

1:27.00

1:28.50

 

 

12

1:23.50

1:26.00

 

 

13&O

1:20.00

1:21.00

200m

Backstroke

9 - 12

2:58.20

3:29.00

 

 

13&O

2:54.90

3:23.00

25m

Backstroke

9 & U

30.00

30.00

50m

Backstroke

9 & U

46.00

46.00

 

 

10

43.00

44.00

50m

Backstroke

11

41.00

41.50

 

 

12&O

37.00

38.00

100m

Butterfly

9 & U

1:45.00

1:40.00

 

 

10

1:38.00

1:37.90

 

 

11

1:28.20

1:29.20

 

 

12

1:25.00

1:25.20

 

 

13&O

1:17.60

1:20.30

200m

Breaststroke

9 - 12

3:20.00

3:29.00

 

 

13&O

3:15.80

3:23.50

25m

Butterfly

9 & U

30.00

30.00

50m

Butterfly

9 & U

46.50

46.90

 

 

10

42.50

42.90

 

 

11

39.50

39.70

 

 

12&O

36.00

36.50

100m

Breaststroke

9 & U

1:55.00

1:52.00

 

 

10

1:48.90

1:48.00

 

 

11

1:42.00

1:41.00

 

 

12

1:36.50

1:36.50

 

 

13&O

1:32.00

1:33.50

200m

Butterfly

9 - 12

3:02.60

3:07.00

 

 

13&O

2:58.20

3:01.50

100m

Freestyle

9 & U

1:26.00

1:27.00

 

 

10

1:21.40

1:22.00

 

 

11

1:17.10

1:17.10

 

 

12

1:13.30

1:15.40

 

 

13&O

1:09.40

1:12.00