Qualifying Times for Events

After gaining a qualifying time in a Level 4 meet (such as our Club Championships) swimmers can swim in the Liverpool & District Championships and the County Championships aka "The Lancashires".

Times are lower (and have to be achieved at Level 3 meets or above) for the North West Regional championships and more difficult again for the National competitions.

You may need to check what "age" a swimmer is for a competition. Normally the age is as it is on 31st December, other competitions may be age on the day. Sometimes the age group can change through the year (up and down - depending on the competition) - use Age at Date if unsure.

Meets in order of importance

British Championships (LC)

British Summer Championships (LC)
British Winter Championships (SC)

English National Summer Meet (LC)
Swim England National Winter Championships (LC)

North West Summer Championships (LC)
North West Winter Championships (SC)

Lancashire County Championships (LC)

Liverpool & District Championships (SC)

Meets in chronological order


2018
Lancashire County Championships
British Championships
North West Summer Championships
British Summer Championships
English National Summer Meet
Liverpool & District Championships
North West Winter Championships

Swim England National Winter Championships

Qualifying Time Matrix 2017

Qualifying Times & Lists of Prescot SC Qualified Swimmers

Next Championships Previous Championships

Liverpool & District Championships

Times are for 9 to 17 year olds

Nov 2018 Nov 2017
Qualifying Times 2018, Boys Qualifying Times 2017, Boys
Qualifying Times 2018, Girls Qualifying Times 2017, Girls
Forecasted Qualifiers, 2018* Qualified Swimmers, 2017

County Championships (Lancashires)

Times are for 10 year olds upwards

Jan 2019 Jan 2018
Qualifying Times 2019, Boys Qualifying Times 2018, Boys
Qualifying Times 2019, Girls Qualifying Times 2018, Girls
Forecasted Qualifiers, 2019 Qualified Swimmers, 2018

North West Regional Summer Championships (LC)

Times are for 11/12 year olds upwards

May 2018 May 2017
Qualifying Times 2018, Boys Qualifying Times 2017, Boys
Qualifying Times 2018, Girls Qualifying Times 2017, Girls
Qualified Swimmers, 2018  

North West Regional Winter Championships (now LC)

Times are for 11/12 year olds upwards

Nov 2018 Nov 2017
Qualifying Times 2018, Boys Qualifying Times 2017, Boys
Qualifying Times 2018, Girls Qualifying Times 2017, Girls
Forecasted Qualifiers, 2018* Qualified Swimmers, 2017

English National Summer Meet (LC)

Boys : 13/14, 15, 16, 17, 18 & over
Girls: 12/13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & over

2 - 6 Aug 2017
Entries are now made via rankings only to those not qualified for the British Summer Championships.

Click here to access the ranking system on British Swimming

Swim England National Winter Championships (now LC)

Times are for seniors and juniors only

Dec 2017
Qualifying Times 2017, Boys
Qualifying Times 2017, Girls
Qualified Swimmers, 2017

British Summer Championships (LC)

13/14, 15, 16, 17/18, 19 & over

Jul 2018 25-30 Jul 2017
Entries are now made via a top 24 ranking based on a qualifying window:

Click here to access the ranking system on British Swimming

Entries were made via a top 24 ranking based on a qualifying window: 10 March 2017 - 29 May 2017

British Championships (LC)

Times are for seniors and juniors only

Apr 2018 Apr 18-23 2017
*Forecast for 2018 based on 2017 qualifying times Qualifying Times 2018, Men Qualifying Times 2017, Men
Qualifying Times 2018, Women Qualifying Times 2017, Women
Forecasted Qualified Swimmers 2018* Qualified Swimmers 2017

Minimum Qualifying Standards for Open Meets

Level 1 (Long Course) Meets, Boys  
Level 1 (Long Course) Meets, Girls
Level 2 (Short Course) Meets, Boys
Level 2 (Short Course) Meets, Girls