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Bergen Swim Festival invitation 2018

Welcome to the 11th Bergen Swim Festival, April 13th-15th in AdO Arena!

In 2018 we’re hosting the 11th Bergen Swim Festival, and we’re inviting you to join us for this great competition in Alexander Dale Oen Arena (AdO arena). We look forward to three days 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 2000 and older
M born 1999 and older
Junior:
F born 2001-2005
M born 2000-2005.

Age dispensation from NSF.

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

HEATS

The best swimmers will swim in the first three heats of the preliminaries. Finals are organized by class, except the 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.

The organizer can limit the number of heats if necessary

KNOCK-OUTS

50 m arranged as knock out heats, except the 50m crawl which is set up with semi-finals and finals.

The eight fastest swimmers in each class qualify to the finals. Three heats in each class, the three slowest swimmers leave after heat one, The slowest two swimmers of the remaining five 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,-

PRIZE MONIES FOR THE NORDIC SWIM TOUR

Swim Open Stockholm and Bergen Swim Festival have partnered in 2018. There will be extra prizes monies for swimmers participating in some events at both competitions. See the website for more info

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

EC and YOG 2018

BSF 2018 has been approved by FINA as a qualification meet for the European Championships in Glasgow (August) and for the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires (October)

REGISTRATION

Deadline for entries:
Tuesday March 27th at 24.00

Entry times are best times achieved between March 28th 2017 - March 27th 2018.

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

Contact Us

Linda Pridesis, Secreteriat

e: lpr65@online.no

t: +47 911 74 419

Finn Zachariassen, Project Co-ordinator

e: finn.zachariassen@gmail.com

t: +47 920 28 992

Rolf Godø, Leader org. Committee

e: rg@nordialog.no

t: +47 934 63 291

Charmaine Pettersen, Accommodation

e: charmaine@bs-lk.no