Kendal ASC has a long history of Club Championships and Club Galas which dates back over 120 years. There are several races in these galas which have a trophy dedicated to that race. Some of the trophies date back to the 1950’s. Winners of these events will have their very own space in Kendal ASC history by having their name engraved on the trophy and keeping that trophy for 12 months.
The Gents Championship & Ladies Championship is the main championship of the club and is part of the club’s long history. All swimmers are eligible to enter the championship. Championship events include all 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m & 1500m events.
Points are awarded to the top six Gents and Ladies in the club gala championship events throughout the year as follows: –
The top three Gents and Ladies, with the most points, will receive an award at the club’s presentation evening and the top Gent and Lady will be awarded the Championship trophy.
Boys Under 10 years Championship & Girls Under 10 years Championship is one of the club’s main championships, alongside the Gents and Ladies all round championship. It has a long history in the club and is intended to be an introduction to competitive swimming for all our younger members aged 9 and under on 31st December that year.
Swimmers can start in the water if not yet qualified to dive. These events are 25m, swum from deep end to shallow end.
There are four events within the championship as follows: –
|Club Championship Gala 2
|25m Front crawl
|Club Championship Gala 3
|Club Championship Gala 4
|Club Championship Gala 5
|Club Gala 1 includes a non-Championship ‘practice’ event of 25m Freestyle.
Points are awarded for each event as follows: –
The top three Boys and Girls, with the most points, will receive an award at the club’s presentation evening and the top Boy and Girl will be awarded the under 10s Championship trophy.
Age Group Championships – Swimmers 10 years and over at 31st December that year can collect points by competing in the Club & Long Distance Galas throughout the year.
Swimmers aged 10 years & 11 years by the 31st December can enter the 400m IM, 400m Freestyle, 800m Freestyle and 1500m Freestyle long distance events however points are only awarded in the 400m Freestyle event.
Swimmers aged 9 years are permitted to enter the 400m Freestyle in order to achieve a 10 year old entry time for the County Age Groups however points are not awarded in this event.
Points will be awarded to the top 6 swimmers in each age group. 6 points for 1st, 5 points for 2nd etc. The top three Gents and Ladies in each age group with the most points will receive an award at the club’s presentation evening at the end of the year.
The current Gala Points and Gala Championship Points can be viewed on the Results page.