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Development Squads & Teams

Swimming Tasmania - 10/11/2013

Swimming Tasmania identifies and selects talented swimmers to be part of an advanced development program and to represent Tasmania at interstate competitions.

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Key dates in 2014-15

15 March - Gold, Silver and Bronze Squad and YPS Squad talent camp in Launceston, Launceston Church Grammar School from 11am to 3.30pm.

14 June - Gold, Silver and Bronze Squad and YPS Squad talent camp in Hobart, venue and times TBA

26 July - Gold, Silver and Bronze Squad and YPS Squad talent camp in Launceston, venue and times TBA

24-25 September - STASC Team Camp in Hobart, venue and times TBA

18 October - Gold, Silver and Bronze Squad and YPS Squad talent camp in Hobart, venue and times TBA

13 December - Gold, Silver and Bronze Squad and YPS Squad talent camp in Launceston, venue and times TBA

24 January - Gold, Silver and Bronze Squad and YPS Squad talent camp in Hobart, venue and times TBA

Development Squads

Being on a squad enables athletes to attend Swimming Tasmania clinics and camps throughout the year, further details are available here. It also enables selection onto State representatives team, the pinnacle of which is the State Age Team.

The TIS in 2014

As of 1 January 2014 The TIS will offer targeted individual scholarship support to swimming athletes that meet the following criteria:

Athletes that feel they meet the above TIS/Swimming Australia criteria are encouraged to apply for an individual scholarship by completing an individual scholarship application form that can be found on the TIS web site: http://www.tis.tas.gov.au/programs/scholarship2

For athletes not considered for TIS Individual support, Swimming Tasmania will continue to operate a development program as per the below.

Squads for 2014-15

With the TIS swimming program ceasing at end of 2013 Swimming Tasmania will take over the development of all athletes through the high performance pathway. Accordingly, the structure will be amended slightly to the following:

Gold squad (i)   Membership of a Swimming Australia National Youth Squad and/or (ii)  A top 16 Australian ranking as a result of performances at the 2014 Australian Open Long Course Championships and/or (iii)A top 10 Australian ranking as a result of performances at the 2014 Australian Age Long Course Championships.

Silver squad (i)   A top 20 Australian ranking as a result of performances at the 2014 Australian Age Long Course Championships in an Olympic event or the boys 13 years and under 800m Freestyle and/or (ii)  Competed at the 2013 Australian National Open Championships in a Long Course Olympic event and/or (iii) At the discretion of the Selection Committee as a result of performances throughout the Winter Short Course season.

Bronze squad (i)   Achieved a qualifying time and was eligible to compete in that event at the 2014 Australian Age Long Course Championships in an Olympic event or the boys 13 years and under 800m Freestyle and/or (ii)  At the discretion of the Selection Committee as a result of performances throughout the Winter Short Course season.

Open Water squad Achieved a qualifying time and was eligible to compete in that event at the 2014 Australian Open Water Championships. 

Teams for 2014-15

State Age Team

In 2014-15 in order to be selected on the Stage Age Team athletes must satisfy the following criteria:

(i) Attendance at the Tasmanian State Short Course Championships, and (ii) Achieved a qualifying time and was eligible to compete in that event at the 2014 Australian Age Long Course Championships in an Olympic event, and/or (iii) By the conclusion of the Tasmanian State Short Course Championships achieved a qualifying time and was eligible to compete in that event at the Australian Short Course Championships, and/or (iv) At the discretion of the Selection Committee as a result of performances throughout the Winter Short Course season.

Schools Team

In 2014 in order to be selected on the Schools Team athletes must have attended and performed well at the School Sports Selection Event on 15 March 2014 in Launceston. Those attending were deemed to have committed to attending and the team were selected based on the results that day.

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  • Cripps
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  • ARTAS
  • JBB
  • SICC
  • Tas Government
  • Australian Government Sports Commission
  • Andrew Jones
  • TIS