About the National Summer MeetSeptember 1, 2018
The National Summer Meet is Swim England’s biggest domestic swimming event of the year.
The Summer Meet forms part of a swimming competition structure in Great Britain whereby the top ranked swimmers in each event are invited to compete at the British Swimming Summer Championships.
National Summer Meet 2019
- When: 31 July – 4 August 2019
- Where: Sheffield
- Address: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
- Who: Swimmers ranked 25 – 44 (or 19 – 33 for 800m & 1500m Freestyle) in their respective age group.
- Entries: Open in June 2019 – look out for information on our Competitor Entry page
- Tickets: Released closer to the date of the competition – look out for information on our Spectator Information page
- Social: Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates about the event or join the conversation by using the hashtag #SESwimmming
The next ranked swimmers at Swim England affiliated clubs – or those who have chosen to be ranked as an English swimmer – are invited to compete at the Nationals.
The rankings are on swimmers’ performances at level 1 meets between a qualification window, typically between March and May of the same calendar year.
What can I expect from the National Summer Meet?
We call the National Summer Meet our biggest event for good reason! Thousands of swimmers compete over the six-day meet with events held for five different age groups as well as para-swimmers.
The boys’ age groups are 13/14 Yrs, 15 Yrs, 16 Yrs, 17 Yrs and 18 Yrs / Over while the girls’ age groups are 12/13 Yrs, 14 Yrs, 15 Yrs, 16 Yrs and 17 Yrs / Over.
Competitions are held across the full range of Olympic swimming events, as well as 50m for breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly. A range of multi-classification events are also held.
Head to the Competitor Information page to find out the latest about which events will feature at this year’s Meet.
- Click here to read reports from the 2018 National Summer Meet (50m).