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2018 CSi Southport Preparation Meet

24/11/2018 - 24/11/2018
Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
Southport Olympic SC Inc
Sean Eels
Entries closed 16/11/2018 11:59

Meet Information


Saturday November 24 2018


Gates open at: 6.00 AM


Session 1: Warmup commences 7.00 AM

Session 1: Competition commences 8.00 AM 



Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Marine Parade Southport


Dive starts and pacework will be allocated for Lanes 0 and 9. 

Gate Entry

$4.00 for spectators.

Competitors & Coaches free

Nomination Fee

$7.50 per event

Includes electronic program

Printed programs will be provided for nominated coaches and officials

Nominations Close

Friday November 16, 2018  at 11.59pm or when the swimmer cap is reached

This meet is capped at 400 swimmers. (on first swimmers registered basis)

Age Determination

Age as at Saturday December 15, 2018 for all competitors aged 12 years and over. Any competitor who will be 12 years old by Saturday December 15, 2018 ( QLD Championships ) will be able to compete



All entries must be submitted through the online link


Please Click Here for the Link to Online Entries Page


Note: All Swimmers must be fully registered as a CompetitiveSwimmer (submitted on the Swimming Australia database) at the time of the Meet. 


This Meet is for Swimming Gold Coast ‘Competitive’ registered swimmers.

‘Recreational’ swimmers are ineligible to enter.


#For eligibility of Visiting swimmers please read ‘Visiting Swimmers’ below.

Visiting Swimmers

Swimmers registered to Gold Coast Clubs that are members of another Federation, or from Inter-state, are permitted to swim.


A member of another Federation must be shown in the program with a (V) beside their first name and the Federation they are registered with.


Inter-State swimmers (not members of another Federation) must be shown in the program with a (V) beside their surname and the club they are registered with.


Swimmers must be registered in SAL Club Lane and be able to enter via the online entry form. There will be no manual entries accepted.



As per below Program of Events. 


Heats only will be swum in each event. If less than 3 nominations are received for an event, the club reserves the right to cancel the event and refund nominations. The club also reserves the right, on the day, to combine heats and events. 


Late Entries

Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the Race Secretary and a fee of $50 per event applied. 


All enquiries regarding these entries MUST only come through the attending club’s Race Secretary and not through individuals.


1st, 2nd and 3rd placings will be determined from the OFFICIAL TIMES swam in the heats. Medals will be awarded.


In the Open 400 Free, 400 IM, 800m Free & 1500m Free Medals will be awarded in the following Age Groups 13yrs & under, 14yrs, 15yrs, 16yrs & over. 


For all 50m, 100m & 200m events -medals will be awarded for 12, 13, 14, 15, 16yrs & over.


Swimmers must be 12yrs by Saturday December 15, 2018 to compete at this event.

Collections of Medals

Collection of medals is the responsibility of each swimmer. Medals not collected by the end of the meet will not be redeemed.


This event will be conducted under: the Swimming Queensland General Rules, SQ Championship By-Laws, FINA and SAL rules


Competitors in the first two events should be in the marshalling area 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time of the session. In addition, competitors should be in the marshalling area at least two events ahead of the event in progress.


Timekeepers will be required to be provided by each club. A timekeeping schedule will be provided at a ratio dependant on the number of swimmers attending.


For those clubs that have swimmers in the 800m and 1500m Freestyle events you must provide 2 timekeepers for each swimmer entered.

Photography & Images

In nominating for this Meet, swimmers agree that:

  •        They may be photographed by Swimming Queensland, Swimming Gold Coast and the Club approved photographers, 
  •        The images may be displayed for viewing and purchasing on site during the Meet and on the photographer’s secure website after the Meet, and
  •        They may also be used by Swimming Queensland, Swimming Gold Coast and the Club at its discretion.

Copy of Results

A copy of results will be available on the website and forwarded to Swimming Queensland.



Coaches will receive a Coaches Pack consisting of 1 x food/drink voucher & 1 program each.  Each Club to nominate names of coaches attending the meet on or before the closing date for nominations (Max of 2 coaches packs/club)



Southport Olympic Swimming Club will be operating a BBQ. Refreshments will also be available at Café Catalina.



The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and Broadwater Parklands is a metered parking area. Paid parking commences from 9.00am. Australia Fair Shopping Centre has the first 3 hours of free parking and Carey Park is $5.00 for a full day.

SOSC & GCAC will provide a map closer to the meet outlining all parking arrangements.



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