The County Team Championships takes place in two short course (25m) pools at the same time – one for Division 1 races, the other for Division 2. There are two heats for each event on the schedule with heats in Division 2 starting about 20 seconds after those of Division 1. The heats for individual races will be seeded according to entry times but the team events will be randomly drawn.
Individual events are contested over:
and in three age groups:
There are also 4 x 50m Medley Relays held for each of the age groups and one Mixed 6 x 50m Freestyle Relay ,with teams made up of one boy and one girl from each age group.
Point scoring is by place:
No points are awarded for disqualification. At the end of the competition, the bottom four teams from Division 1 are relegated to Division 2 for next year’s event with the top four from Division 2 replacing them.
Full details on Kent team selection and team arrangements are here
Visit the Swim England County Team Championship hub for archived results and other information