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National Arena Swimming League


National Club competition.  The club will be entering a team this year which will compete in Division Two of the London League.  There are three preliminary rounds of the league followed by regional semi finals and National final.  For each round the division is split into two galas.  The positions in a gala determine the participants for the next.  Details and results are available on Arena League Website

The third and final gala of the 2013/14 competition will be on 14th December 2013.  
Location: Becontree Heath Leisure Centre.  Warm-up is 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Clubs competing with BPSC for this round will be:  
Team Luton A, Barking & Dagenham (host club), Hillingdon, Southwark Aquatics, Brompton, Borough of Wandsworth, Hertford.

Essex Swimming League


Annual club competition.  Teams compete in fixed divisions over four galas. The club has entered one team in the league for 2013/14 season.  This team will compete in Division Two and the first gala will be in January.  2014 Fixture details:

18-Jan-14   Becontree Leisure Centre       WarmUp: 18.30hrs   Start: 19.00hrs

01-Feb-14   Harlow Leisure Zone Times     Time TBA

01-Mar-14   Braintree Swimming Centre    WarmUp: 18.00hrs   Start: 18.30hrs

17-May-14  Basildon Sporting Village        WarmUp: 18.00hrs   Start: 18.30hrs

See full fixture details and results at the Essex Swimming League website.  

Essex Mini League dates


The Essex Mini League is aimed at swimmers that have not achieved their Essex County qualifying times.  There is a single division and each club compete in five galas over the season. The fixture list is arranged with the aim that each club will swim against every other club in the league during the season.  Each event has a 'standard time' agreed, performances faster then these standard times score no points.

08-Feb-14  Colchester           08-Mar-14  Chelmsford        14-Jun-14  Saffron Walden
13-Sep-14  Braintree             11-Oct-14  Basildon Sporting Village

See full fixture details at the Essex Mini League Website.

Junior M11 League


The Junior Swimming League (M11) is a regional club competition aimed at 9-12 year olds. For historic reasons this competition is sometimes referred to as the Junior Speedo League or ‘Diddy’ league.  BPSC are entering this league for the first time this season and join in Division Two.  
Gala dates for 2014 are: Sunday 27th April, 18th May & 29th June.  Locations to be announced

Gala Details - Planned

Listed here are currently available details of potential swimming galas plus some useful gala-related material and National, County, and Regional Qualifying times.

 Age Group/Youth Qualifying Times:  

  2014 Essex Age Groups   2014 East Region - Age Group/Youth   2013 National

Planned Galas:

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Please ensure that all entry forms and entry monies for galas are handed in by the due date – absolutely no late entries will be accepted


Gala Details

Who can Enter

BPSC Entries due by



14/15/16th February

Essex Age Group Competition 2014
- Block A

All (subject to licensed QT's)


2014 Age Group QT's

Schedule WarmUp Times

Important Info

1st March

Essex League Gala (3 of 4)

Team Selection

Braintree Swimming Centre

15th & 16th March

Essex Age Group Competition 2014
- Block B

All (subject to licensed QT's)


2014 Age Group QT's

Schedule  WarmUp Times

Important Info

28/29/30th March

Essex Age Group Competition 2014
- Block C

All (subject to licensed QT's)


2014 Age Group QT's

Schedule  WarmUp Times

Important Info

13th April

Halstead Open Meet

11’s and Under NOT competing at BPSC Easter Gala


Programme + QT’s  

WarmUp times


19th & 20th April

BPSC Easter Meet LC

All (subject to licensed QT's)


See Open Galas page for details

26/27th April

Redbridge Regional Meet (Level 3)

Those not swimming in the BPSC Long Course Meet & M11 Junior League (Sunday)


Redbridge Regional Meet Details  

WarmUp times

3rd/4th May 2014

East Region Youth Championships - Luton

Qualifying swimmers - Age 15 & above


East Region Youth Entry Pack  

10/11th May

Braintree Spring Festival
Development Squad: 50’s & 200 F/S

Club Age & Age Group Performance:
11 & Over 200’s & 100’s

All other squads: NON Regional Qualifiers

Development Squad

Club Age & Age Group Performance

Non Regional qualifiers



Upper Limits


17th May

Essex League Gala (4 of 4)

Team Selection


24/25th May

Team Luton Last Chance National Qualifier

20th April

Luton Last Chance 2014  

7th/8th June 2014
14th/15th June

East Region BAGCAT Championships - Norwich

Qualifying Swimmers - Age 10-14 years

1st May

East Region BAGCAT Entry pack  

5th July

Essex County Relay gala

Team Selection

Conditions    Schedule

19/20th July

BPSC End of Season LC Meet

All (subject to licensed QT's)

23rd May

See Open Galas page for details