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Keep up to date with what's coming up. Information will be added for each meet as it becomes available each year so you can plan accordingly. Each meet may have additional information which will expand with a click of the big blue "i+" icon.

Dartes meet entries should be made using the online entry form. The deadline shown on this page is the Dartes deadline. Irrespective of the official meet deadline, ALL Dartes entries must be submitted by this date! There will be no exceptions so please stay informed of these dates.

- Guidance notes for Phase 5

Please inform the webmaster if you spot any errors so that everyone else has up to date details.

September 2020

JDSDARTES September SprintsFC
P4Beverley Leisure Complex25
Date: 13 Sep 2020Deadline: 13 Jul 2020i+

Phase 1-4

An opportunity to update times for the shorter events.

Parents of any Dartes swimmer competing at this meet are strongly encouraged to lend a hand with the running of the meet. The tasks to be filled are very easy and most won't distract you from watching your child swim.

Phase 4 swimmers should check with their coach whether this meet is suitable for them.

October 2020

Yorkshire Winter Comp (13&Over)D
P4Ponds Forge, Sheffield25
P5Date: 10-11 Oct 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

This is the 2nd of 3 qualifying meets for Winter Nationals. For those hoping to qualify, select your entries carefully for those important sessions. For everyone else, enter everything you've qualified for.

Phase 4

Enter everything you've qualified for.

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the YSA website for more details.

JDSYorkshire Winter Comp (12&Under)D
P4JCCS, Leeds25
P5Date: 17-18 Oct 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

All qualified events should be entered.

Phase 4

All qualified events should be entered.

Phase 1-3

Often the first taste of county level competition for our youngest swimmers. All qualified events should be entered.

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the YSA website for more details.

November 2020

NER Winter Champs (Age-Groups)D
P4Ponds Forge, Sheffield25
P5Date: 7-8 Nov 2020Deadline: TBCi+

All Squads

The age-group meet will take place in half the pool while the Youth meet takes place in the other half. Swim down facility will be available in the diving pit, but will get crowded.

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the NER website for more details.

NER Winter Champs (Youth)D
P4Ponds Forge, Sheffield25
P5Date: 7-8 Nov 2020Deadline: TBCi+

All Squads

The age-group meet will take place in half the pool while the Youth meet takes place in the other half. Swim down facility will be available in the diving pit, but will get crowded.

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the NER website for more details.

JDSDMasa ChampionshipsFC
P4Adwick, Doncaster25
P5Date: 15 Nov 2020Deadline: Feeder Clubi+

All Squads

Represent your club (and enter via your club) for Doncaster's inter-club championships. There are championship records to be broken, medals to be won, and status of 'Doncaster Champion' to be aimed for. Not to mention a rare opportunity to set 100m IM Dartes records.

Phase 5

Bring 100m event times up to date early season. Race tough/tired with no swim down and represent your feeder club. An opportunity to practice race skills in a low-key environment. Consider this Race Simulation.

Phase 4

Represent your club at Doncaster's individual championships. All events should be entered.

Phase 1-3

Represent your club at Doncaster's individual championships. All events should be entered.

December 2020

JDSDARTES Swim-Along-A-SantaFC
JCCS, Leeds25
Date: 6 Dec 2020Deadline: Feeder Clubi+

All Squads

An opportunity to update times for the shorter events.

Parents of any Dartes swimmer competing at this meet are strongly encouraged to lend a hand with the running of the meet. The tasks to be filled are very easy and most won't distract you from watching your child swim.

JDSDARTES Animal TrialsD
P4Adwick, Doncaster25
P5Date: Dec 2020 (TBC)Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

An opportunity to gain Yorkshire qualifying times for the 1500m/800m Freestyle if you don't already have them. All in Phase 5 should have up to date times on the rankings for the other events, but update them if not.

Phase 4

Phase 4 swimmers should be focused on 200m Butterfly, 400m IM, 1500m/800m Freestyle.

Phase 3

Swimmers should be targeting the 400m Freestyle only as their first taste of long distance events. They should realistically target Yorkshire Qualifying. Check with your coach as to whether this meet is suitable for you prior to submitting entries.

Phase 1-2

This meet is not suitable for these squads.

Northampton Winter FestivalD
Corby International Pool50
P5Date: 19-20th Dec 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

January 2020

JDSHarrogate JanusD
P4The Hydro, Harrogate25
Date: 4-5 Jan 2020Deadline: 10 Nov 2019i+

Phase 4

This should be considered Phase 4's pre-Yorkshires warm up meet. The bulk of the squad should attend this meet. A small selection may be invited to the Phase 5 meet - this selection will be made by the coaching team.

Phase 1-3

CoLeeds New Year MeetD
JCCS, Leeds50
P5Date: 4-5 Jan 2020Deadline: 22 Nov 2019i+

Phase 5

This is Phase 5's pre-Yorkshires warm up meet. This will be heavily over-subscribed with popular events suffering mass rejections. You should NOT complain to the meet organiser when that inevitably happens.

Phase 4

A small number of Phase 4 swimmers may also be selected for this meet. Those selections will be made by the coaching team. As this meet will be extremely over-subscribed, the majority of the club will use the Harrogate meet instead to reduce the likelihood of suffering rejections.

February 2020

JDSYorkshire ChampionshipsD
P4JCCS, Leeds50
P5Date: 1-2 Feb 2020Deadline: 6 Jan 2020i+

Phase 5

Phase 4

Phase 1-3

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the YSA website for more details.

JDSYorkshire ChampionshipsD
P4JCCS, Leeds50
P5Date: 8-9 Feb 2020Deadline: 6 Jan 2020i+

Phase 5

Phase 4

Phase 1-3

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the YSA website for more details.

JDSYorkshire SprintsD
P4Ponds Forge, Sheffield50
P5Date: 22 Feb 2020Deadline: 6 Jan 2020i+

Phase 5

Phase 4

Phase 1-3

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the YSA website for more details.

JDSYorkshire TeamsD
P4Ponds Forge, Sheffield50
P5Date: 23 Feb 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 1-5

This is a Team competition. The Dartes coaching staff will select team members from within the Dartes programme and include suitable candidates from Doncaster's clubs too.

March 2020

JDSDARTES March SprintsFC
P4Adwick, Doncaster25
Date: 1 Mar 2020Deadline: Feeder Clubi+

Phase 5

Phase 4

Check with their coach whether this meet is suitable for them.

Phase 1-3

JDSJorvik Spring FestivalD
P4JCCS, Leeds50
Date: 14 Mar 2020Deadline: 8 Dec 2019i+

Phase 5

This meet should only be considered by those likely to be rejected from Sheffield Premier Meet.

Derventio ExcelD
Ponds Forge50
P5Date: 20 Mar 2020Deadline: 10 Feb 2020i+

Phase 5

We're using this meet purely for the Friday night 800m/1500m option. As one of the earliest meets in the national qualifying window we expect this to be severely over-subscribed. The meet's official deadline for entries is after the 1500m is swum at Yorkshires, but before the 800m. Our deadline reflects that.

Sheffield Premier MeetD
Ponds Forge50
P5Date: 27-29 Mar 2020Deadline: 10 Feb 2020i+

Phase 5

This will be our first National Qualifying meet within the window. We expect it to be massively over-subscribed, rejections will happen, please don't be offended when they do. There are 2 other qualifying events available, the last of which (NERs) has guaranteed entries. Consider Premier Meet to be your bonus attempt, but focus your attention on the later options. Get your safe qualifying times achieved here early.

April 2020

Derventio ExcelD
Ponds Forge50
P5Date: 3 Apr 2020Deadline: 24 Feb 2020i+

Phase 5

We're using this meet purely for the Friday night 800m/1500m option. As one of the earliest meets in the national qualifying window we expect this to be severely over-subscribed. Our deadline for this meet is after both 800m and 1500m have been swum at Yorkshires, so those times will count.

British ChampionshipsD
TBC50
P5Date: 14-19 Apr 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

The prestigious British Championships is inside the qualifying window for Summer Nationals (13th Mar - 10th May).

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the British Swimming website for more details.

CoLeeds National QualifierD
JCSS, Leeds50
P5Date: 18-19 Apr 2020Deadline: 10 Feb 2020i+

Phase 5

Our penultimate qualifying meet for summer nationals sits mid-way through the qualifying window (13th Mar - 10th May). One or two may need to choose between this and British Championships running the same week.

JDSNER Champs (Age-Group)D
P4TBC50
P5Date: 25-26 Apr 2020Deadline: 6 Apr 2020i+

Phase 5

Phase 4

Phase 1-3

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the NER website for more details.

May 2020

NER Champs (Youth)D
TBC50
P5Date: 2-3 May 2020Deadline: 6 Apr 2020i+

Phase 5

Final meet in the qualifying window (13th Mar - 10th May) so best chance of laying down qualifying times for the summer nationals.

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the NER website for more details.

JDSNER Champs (Age-Group)D
P4TBC50
P5Date: 9-10 May 2020Deadline: 6 Apr 2020i+

Phase 5

Phase 4

Phase 1-3

Common to all

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the NER website for more details.

June 2020

JDSDARTES B GradeFC
P4Adwick Leisure Centre25
Date: 7 Jun 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 4

Check with their coach whether this meet is suitable for them.

Phase 1-3

JDSWhite Rose LeagueD
P4JCCS, Leeds25
Date: 13 Jun 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 1-4

This is a team competition and team members will be selected by the Dartes coaching staff.

Leeds Summer MeetD
JCCS, Leeds50
P5Date: 27 Jun 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

This is on the calendar in case the coaching team feel it is necessary as an end of season warm up. More than likely it won't be recommended for more than 2 or 3 swimmers. Don't expect to be attending this meet.

July 2020

JDSKuHull End of SeasonD
P4Ennerdale Leisure Centre, Hull25
Date: 4 Jul 2020Deadline: 6 Apr 2020i+

Phase 5

This is here as a backup to the CoSheffield end of season meet. For Phase 5 non-national swimmers, prioritise the Sheffield meet instead.

Phase 4

Phase 1-3

This will be the end of season meet for JDS.

Sheffield End of SeasonD
Ponds Forge, Sheffield50
P5Date: 18-19 Jul 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

We hope to use this meet as the end of season meet for Phase 5. Once our deadline is set, you must submit entries by that date to stand any chance of being accepted.

British Summer ChampionshipsD
London Aquatics Centre50
P5Date: ?? Jul 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the British Swimming website for more details.

SE Summer NationalsD
Ponds Forge, Sheffield50
P5Date: ?? Jul 2020Deadline: TBCi+

Phase 5

Qualifying times apply for this competition. Refer to the Swim England website for more details.