DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES & ENTRY FEES

Final entries must be submitted to adm.asatt@gmail.com by 6:00 pm on Wednesday 16th

February 2021.

The entry fee is twelve dollars (TT$12.00) per event per swimmer, and One Hundred dollars (TT$100.00) per club. All Fees must be paid by Thursday 25th February 2021. Entries must be submitted using the hy-tek software. There is an online demo that could be utilized at www.hy-tekltd.com.

A technical meeting will be held if deemed necessary. All scratches, queries or issues must be sent to: adm.asatt@gmail.com by 6:00 p.m. Sunday 21st February, 2021.

There are six (6) age groups in the program of events, i.e.

8 & Under 9 – 10 11 – 12
13 – 14 15 – 17 18 & Over

The swimmer’s age on December 31, 2020 determines the age group within which he/she is eligible to swim.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES & ENTRY FEES

Final entries must be submitted to adm.asatt@gmail.com by 6:00 pm on Wednesday 16th

February 2021.

The entry fee is twelve dollars (TT$12.00) per event per swimmer, and One Hundred dollars (TT$100.00) per club. All Fees must be paid by Thursday 25th February 2021. Entries must be submitted using the hy-tek software. There is an online demo that could be utilized at www.hy-tekltd.com.

A technical meeting will be held if deemed necessary. All scratches, queries or issues must be sent to: adm.asatt@gmail.com by 6:00 p.m. Sunday 21st February, 2021.

AWARDS

National Championship Medals will be awarded for first, second and third places (gold, silver and bronze) in all events. National Championship Ribbons will be awarded from fourth to eight places for all events.

National Championship high point trophies will be awarded to the overall first, second and third placed swimmers, male and female, in each age group based on the aggregate of the nine highest scores in the individual events

NB – SCRATCHES

Scratches will be allowed without penalty, except that the entry fee will be forfeited, up to one half hour before the start of the next session. Scratches during a session will only be allowed on the grounds of ill health. Swimmers, who fail to scratch on time, or fail to swim, will face a fine of twenty-five dollars (TT$25.00) per event, such fine to be paid before the swimmer is allowed to take part in any further event during the meet, or in subsequent ASATT sanctioned meets.

PENALTY FEE

A penalty fee of twenty four dollars (TT$24.00), for swimmers who fail to achieve the time standard in any given event will be enforced. This penalty fee must be paid before the swimmer is permitted to swim in any further events or in subsequent ASATT Sanctioned Meets.

SEEDING

All events will be timed final events. The order of the Program may be varied by a majority decision on the day of the meet. Entry times must be submitted with each event, and must meet the qualification times.

DISQUALIFICATIONS

The championships will be conducted under the rules of the FINA 2017 – 2021 which shall be enforced by the Meet Referee for the particular session. All other matters will be governed by Meet referee in consultation with the Meet Manager in keeping with the standards of the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad & Tobago. A Jury of Appeal will be appointed to consider any appeals against a decision of these Officers.

Any action which in the opinion of the Referee is detrimental to the running of the Championships may result in the disqualification of the swimmer from the event, and if repeated, from the remainder of the Championships. Official results will be posted and time marked.

PROTEST

All protest to the results must be made by the Clubs’ official Coach or Manager within thirty minutes (30) of the official time mark of the posted results. Such protest must be submitted in writing to the ASATT Administrative Manager in the Timing Control Room.

All protest to the Referees’ Decision must be submitted in writing to the Meet Referee within 30 minutes after the event. The protest must be signed by the clubs’ official Coach or Manager accompanied by a fifty dollars (TT$50.00) fee payable to ASATT. If the protest is upheld, the fee will be returned to the respective club official representative.

JURY OF APPEAL

There shall be a Jury of Appeal to adjudicate on all matters against a Referees’ rejection of a protest. The Jury of Appeal shall be comprised of three (3) persons as follows: one (1) ASATT Executive Member; one (1) Senior Coach and one (1)
Representative drawn from the pool of nominees submitted by Clubs.

Each Club is entitled to nominate a representative to serve on the Jury of Appeal. Nominations shall be submitted in writing and should be submitted on the Volunteer Form attached.

OFFICIALS

The ASATT will be responsible for appointing the referee, starter, chief timekeeper, deck officials, control room supervisor, clerk of course and the Jury of Appeal.

TIME TRIALS

Any request for Time Trials on any particular day must be made prior, by 6pm on the previous day before, to the ASATT Administrative Manager.

SCORING SYSTEM

Points will be awarded to swimmers in each event as follows:

1st Place 9 Points
2nd Place 7 Points
3rd Place 6 Points
4th Place 5 Points
5th Place 4 Points
6th Place 3 Points
7th Place 2 Points
8th Place 1 Points
There will be a Standard Time in each event that is equivalent to the National Age Group Records for that event. Nine (9) bonus points will be awarded for breaking the Standard Time. Only the fastest swimmer breaking the Standard Time in either prelims or finals of the respective event will be awarded the bonus points; however, the swimmer must win the event.