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Entries close for ASA Nationals and Open Water Champs

1 July 2014

Entries for the ASA National Age Group and Youth Championships as well as the ASA’s flagship summer open water events, the National Age Group and Masters Open Water Championships, are now closed.

The ASA National Age Group and Youth Championships are the highlight of the domestic junior swimming calendar and will take place at Ponds Forge, Sheffield from 30 July – 3 August (Age Groups) and from 5 – 10 August (Youth, Open & MC).

While entries for both events have closed, tickets are available to purchase through Ticketmaster - click here for more.

  • Click here for more information on the National Age Group Champs.
  • Click here for more information on the the National Youth, Open and MC Champs.

Open Water Champs

The two events are the only chance for swimmers to be crowned national champions for open water and will take place at Sheffield’s stunning Rother Valley Country Park over the weekend of 3 – 4 August.

The Youth Championships will take place on Sunday 3 August with a 2km race for 15/16 year old swimmers followed by a 3km race for the 17/18 age group.

A 1.5km race for the 12-14 National Age Group title will be contested on the morning of Monday 4 August.

The winners of the ASA regional Youth and Age Group Championships will all automatically qualify to compete, making the National Champs a true test of the top open water swimmers in the country.

The British Gas ASA 3k Open Water Masters Championships will take place in the afternoon on Sunday 3 August and will be a single race for Masters swimmers over the age of 18.

  • Click here for more information on the ASA National Age Group and Youth Open Water Championships.
  • Click here for more information on the British Gas ASA 3k Open Water Masters Championships.

Not sure what the British Gas ASA National Age Group Open Water Championships involves? Then watch our highlights video from last year's event below.

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