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Glossop 
Amateur 
Swimming 
Club
Groups & 
Promotion Times

How is Point score organised?

Swimmers are divided into 4 groups regardless of age. All swimmers start in Group 1 and progress as they achieve the relevant promotion times (see below).

 

 

 

 

 

 

How do I earn points at the gala?

You will earn points if you swimmer faster at Point score than you have done previously. You must try and swim as fast as you can.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the qualifying times for promotion?

For promotion into Groups 2 swimmers  must achieve two of the  qualifying times. For promotion into Group 3 & 4, swimmers must achieve three qualifying times.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description
Points
Below qualifying time or disqualification
0
More than 2 seconds slower than best recorded time
1
1.1 to 2 seconds slower than best recorded time
2
0.1 to 1.0 seconds slower than best recorded time
3
Equal your best recorded time or 1st point score
5
0.1 to 1.0 seconds faster than best recorded time
8
More than 1.0 seconds faster than your best time
10
Stroke
Start in
Group 1
promotion to Group 2 (seconds)
promotion to Group 3  (seconds)
promotion to Group 4  (seconds)
25m  Freestyle
23
25m  Backstroke
26
25m  Breaststroke
27.5
25m  Butterfly
26
22.2
50m  Freestyle
39.9
50m  Backstroke
46.2
50m  Breaststroke
50.2
50m  Butterfly
43.7
100m  IM
106.6
94.6
100m Freestyle
75.3
100m backstroke
87
100m Breaststroke
97.5
Group
Distances
1
25m
2
25m & 50m
3
50m & 100m
4
50m, 100m & 200m