Satellites Last Chance County Qualifier 2018

About the Meet

Satellites Swimming Club are proud to announce a new open meet for this year: The Satellites Last Chance County Qualifier. The meet is open to all clubs and is a great opportunity to have one last go at achieving those County Qualifying Times ready for the County Championships in January or to get your first official times. Everybody is welcome so read on to find out how to enter and how to get Early Bird pricing!


The winner of each age group for boys and girls will each win a CASH PRIZE of £25 and we will be handing out spot prizes to the winners of randomly selected heats throughout the competition. There will also be no charge for admission to spectate so bring along the family to watch your swimmers compete. Yes, there will even be a raffle.

The Satellites Last Chance County Qualifier Meet will run over two consecutive Sundays on 9th and 16th December 2018 and take place and Macclesfield Leisure Centre. We have an 8 lane pool with electronic timing system, anti-wave lane ropes and a swim-down facility.

The events will cover all 50m, 100m and 200m races for 10 years and over. For 9 year old’s the events are all 50m and 100m races excluding 100m butterfly.

Who Can Enter?

The meet is open to swimmers from any club, as long as the swimmer is an ASA Category 2 member (almost all swimmers except for the very young ones). There are no minimum times to qualify for this meet but there are upper cutoff times. These are pretty generous so almost everybody should be able to enter.

For Satellites swimmers, that means everybody in Gold Academy, Junior Development, Age Groups, Fast Track, County and Performance can and should enter. Please speak to your squad coaches for advice on what to enter.

How Do I Enter?

To enter the meet, simply head on over to Swimming Events. Just sign up for a free account (as a parent, swimmer or coach); if you have not already done so, associate one or more swimmers with your account (you will need their ASA number and date of birth); then enter and pay via the online entry form. If you have any problem just ask for help using the online contact form or by email to Click on the logo below to go directly to the Meet Details where you can download the full meet terms and conditions.

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For those of you that are quick off the blocks, we are offering an Early Bird discount pricing for event entries. But hurry, this expires at midnight on Friday 14th September!

How Can I Help?

If you are a qualified official or timekeeper or would like to help out in any other capacity, then please let us know of your availability. We would ask that for clubs coming along with more than 10 swimmers that you aim to provide some level of help with officiating please. Running galas such as this is only possible with the help of volunteers.

If you have any queries about the meet, please contact us at

We look forward to seeing lots of you there ready for some pre-Christmas fun and high quality swimming!