Here you will find information about all our internal competitions at Leyland Barracudas.
This is our biggest internal competition and is open to all swimmers aged 7 and over (as at 31st December in the year of the competition). The competition consists of 25m, 50m and 100m events in all individual strokes, and 100m and 200m Individual Medley, with age defined groups for each event. Finals are swum in all events and there are also B Finals if there are sufficient qualifiers from the Heats. The Gala is licensed at Level 4.
All swimmers in the finals receive trophies and there are also trophies for the best boy and girl in junior and senior age groups.
Annual Sprint Gala
Events for this competition are 50m and 100m of all 4 strokes plus a 100m Individual Medley event.
Annual Junior Sprint Gala
Events for this competition are 25m of all 4 strokes, 50m freestyle (8 & 9 year old), 50m backstroke (8 & 9 year old) and 100m individual medley. When possible, the 50m events are licensed at Level 4.
Annual Distance Gala
Events for this competition are 200m of all 4 strokes, 400m freestyle, 400m individual medley, 800m freestyle, 1500m freestyle. Age restrictions apply to certain events.
Annual House Gala
The afternoon is a fun-filled and extremely noisy occasion of mixed 25m and 50m relay races and fun races (woggles), and is open to any member of our club.