Dates confirmed for 2018 National Water Polo Events

The dates have been confirmed for next year’s Swim England Water Polo National Age Group Championships and Swim England Inter Regional Championships.

Below you can see the venues for the preliminary, qualifier and finals stages of the historic U17 and U19 competitions of the National Age Group Champs.

The Championships are scheduled to start on 17 February and finish with the semis, finals and plate competitions at Manchester Aquatics Centre on 14 – 15 April.

The Entry Pack and Entries will go live on Wednesday 13 December 2017.

National Age Group Championships 2018

Prelims

  • 17 February – Girls’ U17 Prelims – Northampton / Liverpool
  • 24 February – Girls’ U19 Prelims – Northampton / Second Venue TBC
  • 3 March – Boys’ U17 Prelims – Northampton / Blackpool
  • 10 / 11 March – Boys’ U19 Prelims – Grantham / Matlock

Qualifiers

  • 17 / 18 March – Boys’ U17 Qualifiers and Girls’ U19 Qualifiers – Manchester TBC
  • 24 / 25 March – Girls’ U17 Qualifiers – Northampton
  • 7 / 8 April – Boys’ U19 Qualifiers – Gloucester

Finals

  • 14 / 15 April – Finals, Plates (all age groups and sexes) – Manchester

The 2017 National Age Group Championships saw Sedgefield and City of Manchester win the boys’ and girls’ U19 titles respectively.

City of Sheffield won the boys’ U17 crown while London Otter reclaimed the girls’ U17 trophy.

Find out more about previous years’ winners on our Water Polo Trophies page.

Inter Regional Championships 2018

The dates for the three age groups of Inter Regional Championships are listed below while you can use the links to download entry packs.

U18 Champs

Download Entry Pack. All entries to be returned by Friday 22 December 2017.

  • 27 / 28 January – Girls’ Division One – hosted by the North West Region at Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool
  • 27 / 28 January – Girls’ Division Two – hosted by the East Region at Woodside Leisure Centre, Watford
  • 3 / 4 February – Boys’ Division One – hosted by the North West Region at Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool
  • 3 / 4 February – Boys’ Division Two – hosted by the North West Region at Liverpool Aquatic Centre

U16 Champs

Download Entry Pack. All entries to be returned by Friday 1 June 2018.

  • 7 / 8 July – Girls’ Division One – venue to be confirmed shortly
  • 7 / 8 July – Girls’ Division Two – venue to be confirmed shortly
  • 30 June / 1 July – Boys’ Division One – venue to be confirmed shortly
  • 30 June / 1 July – Boys’ Division One – venue to be confirmed shortly

U14 Champs

Download Entry Pack. All entries to be returned by Friday 2 November 2018.

  • 1 / 2 December – Girls’ Championships – hosted by the West Midlands Region at Walsall Gala Baths
  • 8 / 9 December – Boys’ Championships – hosted by the West Midlands Region at Walsall Gala Baths
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