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Annual Membership subscription and changes to fees
Please remember Annual Membership Subscription is due from the 1st January 2014 and needs to be paid by the 1st February 2014, at the latest, in accordance with the Club Constitution and Rules. Members / Parents / Guardians should visit the ESC Club Desk on a Monday night to complete the necessary paperwork and pay the Subscription due.
If a Swimmer / Parent / Guardian has not yet either completed a new Standing Order Form or amended their Standing Order online they need to do so as a matter of urgency as the new Monthly Fees come into effect as of the 1st January 2014.
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Competition-related terms & abbreviations
There are many terms and abbreviations used in swimming. This lists some of them. If you come across another that I haven't listed, let me know and I'll include them.
Ann - Gala Secretary
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|HDW||Heat Declared Winner – The event has no finals; the winners are determined from the heats.|
|T/O (T.O)||Time Only – when a competitor's swim in a gala is for a 'time only' and is
not included in the point score or for any awards.
|NTE||No time entered|
|Bk or Bk/s||Backstroke
|Br or Br/s||Breaststroke
|Fr or F/S||Freestyle (meaning any stroke, except in relays)
|F/C|| Frontcrawl (also called overarm)
|Fly or B/fly||Butterfly
Individual Medley – Swum in the following order: Butterfly; Backstroke; Breaststroke; Freestyle. (A medley relay is a different order).
Note: a medley relay is swum Backstroke; Breaststroke; Butterfly; Freestyle.
|DOB||Date of Birth|
|EBT||Event Best Time – best recorded time for an event at a gala|
|DQ||Disqualified; there has been an infringement of the rules of swimming.|
|DNF||Did Not Finish; the swimmer started the race, but did not finish.|
||Did Not Start; the swimmer did not start the race.|
|QT|| Qualifying Time; meets may require a swimmer to be able to swim a certain time to gain entry. There can be Upper and Lower QT's.
|CQT||County Qualifying Time - a time that qualifies for County Championships.|
|NQT||National Qualifying Time – a time that qualifies for National Championships.|
|'Age as at'||The age a swimmer will be on a set date (usually the last day of a gala).
||25m pool; the Sovereign Centre gala pool is short course.
||50m pool; Crystal Palace is a long course pool.
|Note: K2, Crawley, can be used as both a 50m and 25m pool.|
|SER||South East Region of the ASA (the ASA Region we are affiliated to)|
|Level 1 Licensed Meet||The highest level of licence for a gala aimed at swimmers wanting National qualifying times.|
|Level 2 Licensed Meet||Aimed at swimmers wanting Regional qualifying times.|
|Level 3 Licensed Meet||Licensed gala aimed at swimmers wanting Regional/County qualifying times.|
|Level 4 Licensed Meet||Lowest level of licence for galas.|