Welcome to the competition page for the club. Here you will find the latest and most up-to-date information for future dates for competitions and club galas.
Download the 2019 – 2020 calendar below. Please note there have been some changes for 2020. We are no longer attending the GCSC level 2/3 on 28/29 March but have added 27th March GCSC Long Distance. We will also be attending 11-13 April (Plymouth level 1 National Qualifier), and 21/22 March Soundwell level 3 @ GL1.
Each year we hold club championships. Long distance events (400m, 800m & 1500m) take place in late spring. All other events (200m and less) take place late autumn. The 2019 Championship results can be found by clicking this link RESULTS PAGE,
The club championships are not an ASA registered meet but are open to all swimmers. Medals are given to the top three boys and girls in each age group, these are awarded during our annual presentation evening.
The next BASC presentation evening will be held on Sat 14th March 2020.
Cotswold and Arena League
The Cotswold and Arena Leagues are the most important gala competitions of the year for club. It’s an honour to be chosen to represent the club so we hope you can keep dates published here free in case you are picked. Teams will be picked in accordance with the clubs selection policy.
Arena League 2019
For 2019 the dates were 12th Oct (Bodmin), 9th Nov (Plymouth) & 14th Dec (Plymouth). See the results page for the final league position Results and Reports.
Cotswold League 2020
11th Jan (Weston-Super-Mare) – Finished in 1st place, 15th Feb (Wellington), 7th Mar (HOME), 28th Mar (Norton Radstock) and 25th Apr (FINAL – Venue TBA)
BASC were very kindly been sponsored for the gala on 11th Jan 2020 in Weston by the Friendly Spirit Pub in Cannington. Their details are on our Key Partners page http://bridgwaterswim.co.uk/key-partners/
2020 July 5th Regional Fast Five (level 3) – Millfield Aquatics Centre
Only open to swimmers who have entered in Swim England SW region winter or summer championships since 1st Nov 2019. Swimmers who are invited to attend or enter the British Summer Championships or the home nations (England, Scotland or Wales) summer meets or qualify for the British Championships or enter the British or Swim England summer para events are not eligible to compete. See the Regionals 2020 page for more info about this meet. 2020 Regionals
2020 April 25th & 26th (Millfield), May 2nd & 3rd (Hengrove) and May 8th, 9th & 10th (Plymouth) – South West Regional Championships
A separate page has been set up for this meet and can be viewed here 2020 Regionals. There are minimum qualifying times for this meet.
2020 April 11th – 13th Plymouth Leander National Qualifier Level 1 Long Course Open – Plymouth Life Centre
The entry form for this meet is available below and the closing date for entries is 16th March 2020. There are minimum entry times which swimmers must be faster than. This is the last meet of the year you can gain Regional times, it also is in the National qualifying window. A BASC coach will attend the meet on Sat & Sun but not on the Monday.
2020 April 4th & 5th City of Wells Level 3 Open Long Course – Millfield Aquatics Centre
A long course meet with upper cut off times, age of swimmer is at 5th April 2020. This meet is in the Regional qualification window but times gained can’t be used for the English National summer meet. This is also an ideal meet for those swimmers looking to gain some long course experience. Entries have now closed for this meet.
2020 March 27tb, GCSC Spring Long Distance Level 3 Open Meet – GL1
This meet comprises of long distance events only and is swum between 5.30pm and 9pm. Entries are now closed for this meet.
2020 March 21st & 22nd Soundwell Level 3 Open Meet @ GL1
The entry form for this meet is now available below, the closing date is Fri 31st Jan. There are upper qualifying times for this meet which swimmers must be no faster than. Pop it in your diary now as we would love to have a high number of BASC swimmers at this meet.
2020 January 19th, 25th, 26th, February 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th SOMERSET ASA COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Millfield Aquatics Centre
Entries are now Closed for the 2020 County Championships. A separate page has been established for County events. Please click here Somerset County Events and Meets