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Invitation 2017

Welcome to our 2017 anniversary swim meet May 5-7. in Bergen!

In 2017 we’re hosting the 10th Bergen Swim Festival, and we’re inviting you to join in on our celebration! It is an honour to again host a great swim meet in Alexander Dale Oen Arena. We look forward to celebrating 10 years of great swimming and a lot of fun. The swim meet is approved by the Norwegian Swimming Federation (NSF) and organized by their rules and regulations.

POOL

AdO arena Fina approved 5m - 10 lanes. Pool temperature ca. 27º C.

Electonic timing and online live timing.

CLASSES

Senior:
F born 1999 and older
M born 1998 and older
Junior:
F born 2000-2004
M born 1999-2004.

Age dispensation from NSF.

Disabled: Competing by Austrailian model. Participants ranked by world record in each class.

HEATS

The best swimmers are swimming in the first three heats in the preliminaries. Finals organized by class, except 800 and 1500 meter, that are organized as super finals (no prelims) with the 8 fastest registered swimmers.

In the case of fewer than 8 registered participants, everyone is automatically qualified for the finals.

KNOCK-OUTS

50 m arranged as knock out heats, except 50 crawl which is organized through semi-finals and finals.

8 fastest swimmers in each class qualifiy to the finals. 3 heats in each class, 3 slowest swimmers leave after heat one, 2 swimmers leave after the second heat. The final three swimmers swim in heat three. A minimum of 3. min. between each race.

N.B: Heat limitation as described in event program

EVENTS

See Event Setup

PRIZE MONIES

Super finals: NOK 3000,-, 1250,- og 750,- in cash

Senior: NOK 3000,-, 1250,- og 750,- in cash.

Junior: NOK 500,-, 300,- og 200,- in cash.

Disabled: NOK 500,-, 300,- og 200,- in cash.

Best overall performances according to FINA-2016 listings achieved during finals gets following prize money (only one prize per participant):

1. place NOK 10.000,-
2. place NOK 5.000,-
3. place NOK 2.500,-

Junior:

1. place NOK 5.000,-
2. place NOK 2.500,-
3. place NOK 1.250,-

TEAM LEADER MEETING

AdO arena Friday at 08.00 am.

WARM UP

Thursday 2.00pm - 9.00pm
Friday 08.00-09.45 am and 3.30-4.30 pm
Saturday 08.00-09.45 am and 3.30-4.30 pm
Sunday 07.00-08.45 am and 2.30-3.45 pm

OPENING

Friday 16.30.

MEET SCHEDULE

Friday prelims 10am Finals 5pm
Saturday prelims 10am Finals 5pm
Sunday prelims 9am  Finals 4pm

MEET and INFORMATION OFFICE

Meet office is open every day and is located next to the Reception area at the pool entrance. Results and information: bsf.no

WC in Budapest 2017

BSF 2017 has been approved by FINA as a qualification meet for the WC in Budapest.

REGISTRATION

Deadline for entries:
Tuesday April 18th at 24.00

Entry times are best times achieved between April 19th 2016 - April 18th 2017.

Stipulated time is allowed if the swimmer haven’t swum the event in this time period. In case of limited heat entries, stipulated times are seeded last.

Entry forms accepted through Stevnebørsen / PRIMA-format or Grodan. Alternatively in Word/Excel, e-mailed to: jech@medley.no.

ENTRY FEE

NOK 100,- per individual event to be paid in total by each team.

PAYMENT DETAILS

Bergen Swim Festival
Account no. 9521.34.41257
IBAN NO1595213441257
SWIFT : HANDNOKK

Address
Handelsbanken
postboks 1342, Vika
0113 Oslo

CONTACT DETAILS

Manager: Finn Zachariassen
Tel: +47 920 28 992
E-mail: finn.zachariassen@gmail.com

Meet Officer: Rolf Godø
Tel: +47 900 23 045
E-mail: rg@nordialog.no

Entries: John Erlend Christiansen
Mob: +47 909 73 709
E-mail: jech@medley.no

BSF 2017