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The 2014 County Championships and Age Group competition has already produced some records:
Eighteen clubs have entered a total of 591 swimmers into 3,179 individual swims. There are 18 boys and 18 girls events with 7 age groups in each and the long distance events have the highest ever entry. A total of 176 relay teams have been entered into 12 different relay events.
Good luck to everyone taking part.
Sussex County ASA are looking for a new Honorary Treasurer to help take the county forward and meet the challenges ahead.
Michael Elliott, our current Hon. Treasurer announced before our Annual Council meeting last June that he would not be seeking re-election in 2014. He has helped developed the Job Description.
Over 40,000 clubs could benefit from a expanded tax relief for local sports clubs, Economic Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced.
The expanded grassroots sport relief, which extends the existing Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) relief, will:
Team Sussex Masters came in third in the regional round of the Intercounty competition on 17 November.
Team Sussex squad travelled to Sheffield for the 2013 National County Team Championships. Freshly promoted to Division 1 last year the task ahead on the day was always going to be a tough one.
Swimmers from clubs across Sussex took podium places at the 2013 British Gas ASA National Masters and Senior Age Group Championships.
Masters competing in the SER Short Course competition at Guildford on 5 October raised £141 for Crawley’s St Catherines Hospice in memory of Lis Hartley who passed away earlier this year.
Lis was a long term supporter of Masters and sat on the SCASA and SER Masters Committees for more than 20 years and spoke for Maters on the SER Board.
Changes to county competitions for the 2014 / 2015 season have been agreed. The announcement follows a lengthy consultation with clubs, swimmers, coaches and officials.
Twelve members of Sussex Martlets Masters Club competed at the European long course Masters Championships in Eindhoven during September 2013. Continue reading