DSW 1912 Darmstadt – Schwimmabteilung


52nd International Swim Meet – Merck Super Trophy

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DSW 1912 e.V. Darmstadt – Schwimmleistungszentrum
26th – 28th June 2015



DSW 1912 Darmstadt
Alsfelder Str. 31, 64289 Darmstadt
Tel. 06151/783042
Fax 06151/783043
e-mail: meldungen@dsw-1912.de
url: schwimmen.dsw-1912.de

General Regulations and Information

Promoter: DSW 1912 Darmstadt

- Olympic size (10 lanes, 50m each with wave killer lines) outdoor pool, water  temperature 26°C/79F

- Electronic time system!

- The competition will take place at Schwimmleistungszentrum Darmstadt/Bürgerpark Nord, Alsfelder Strasse 31.

1.   Rules and regulations

Start takes place to the one-start-rule! The meeting will be run according to the general rules of the German Swim Association (DSV) and the FINA, including the anti-doping-rules. It is open to clubs, selected and national teams from member-federations of the FINA. Handicapped swimmers swim according to the rules of the German Handicapped Association (DBS)

Only schwimmers born in 2003 and older will be admitted for the regular competition. Younger swimmers can take part in the children competitions. Swimmers born in 2005 and younger are allowed to enter for not more than six starts per day.

2.   Registrations and registration fees

Registration through starting-lists with exact information (name, first name, sex, year of birth, best performance). Floppy-Discs  or the internet can be used to submit entries. In this case please use the wsv standard.

DSW 1912 Darmstadt
Alsfelderstr. 31, D-64289 Darmstadt
Phone:   06151 – 783042
Fax:   06151 – 783043
e-mail: meldungen@dsw-1912.de

Entry deadline is Friday 19th  June 2015 – 10p.m.!

The registration fee is 7,50 € for each individual start and 10€ for each relay. The children competitions have a reduced registration fee of 3€ per entry. Registration fees should be permitted in form of a crossed cheque or should be transferred to

Volksbank Darmstadt – Südhessen e.G.,
IBAN: DE66508900000001415700

The entry fee has to be paid until June 23th . In case of bank transfer you are kindly asked to prove payment when collecting the registration list. In exemptions pays can be made directly before the meet by cheque.

Please notify us about registrations in writing by using the enclosed form. At the same time we should be glad about some information on national success on your team.

The protocol and the certificates can be sent home to you after a payment of €5.

Please note that the children competition will take place in between the heats and the finals of the regular competition. In case of two much entries for this schedule we will limit the number of entries to a certain maximum per swimmer and day.

3.   Scoring

The 50m distances are open. The 16 fastest swimmers of the heats qualify for the semifinals. The two fastest of each semifinal qualify directly for the final. The further four fastest swimmers of both semifinals qualify for the finals.

The eight fastest swimmers in the 100 and 200m distances qualify directly for the finals. In the heats the three fastest swimmers of the age-groups 2003-1998 receive awards.

The 400m, 800m, 1500m distances and the relays are open. They are swum directly as finals.

For the 800m and 1500m freestyle there are max. 2 heats. A list with the time needed for these distances is created. The best 16 swimmer will be qualified for the races. The rejected swimmers will get their entry fee back.

4. Awards

The first three in the finals and in the age groups will receive medals: the swimmers from rank one to six will get a certificate.

Merck SUPER-Cup for the best team in the finals

The organizer does not participate in this scoring.

The best team will receive the MERCK SUPER Cup. All participants of the finals and the results of the events 3, 6, 9, 12, 23, 24, 35+36 will score.

Rank 1 = 10 points, rank 2 = 8 points, rank 3 = 6 points, rank 4 = 5 points,
rank5 = 4 points,rank 6 = 3points,rank 7 = 2 points, rank 8 = 1 point.

Relays  get doubled points. 

Consulation Prize of Hessen`s Minister of Inner Affairs and Sport

The organizer does not participate in this scoring.

This is the prize for the best performing youth team. All heat participants are scored according to their age group results (1998-2003).  The best team receives the Cup of the Minister of Inner Affairs.

rank1 = 10 points, rank 2 = 8 points, rank 3 = 6 points, rank 4 = 5 points,
rank 5 = 4 points, rank 6 = 3 points, rank 7 = 2 points, rank 8 = 1 point.

The best relays

The first three relays in the events 23, 24, 35, and 36 will receive the following awards:

60 for the 1st place, 40 for the 2nd place and €20 for the 3rd place.

The best individual performance (male and female)

The best individual male and female performance will receive a money award of € 200 each. The scoring will follow the latest FINA point list .

The first three of every final will receive money awards:

1st rank = € 60
2nd rank = €30
3rd rank = € 20

Each new meet-record will be awarded with an extra  prize of 150 Euro. This does not apply to the races 33 (800m) and 34 (1500m).

Children competitions

Each participant in the childrens competition will get a certificate. Participants in the children competitions can’t qualify for any finals.

5.Data privacy

By giving us your entries you confirm that all the participants of their legal representatives don`t have any objections against the publishment of names or photos that go in line with the protocol or news coverage about this event.

6. Responsibility

The  organizer doesn`t vouch for property damage, lost valuable things and accidents concerning participants and spectators. Requirements of the sport accident insurance are not touched.

7. Catering

During the swim meet the promoter and the staff of the club restaurant will offer meals and drinks for sportsmen.

8. Schedule

Friday 26th June

3:30 p.m.            warm up
5:00 p.m.           start of competition

 Saturday 27th June

9:00 a.m.            warm up
10:30 a.m.         start of competition
3:30 p.m.            warm up for the finals
5:00 p.m.            start of the finals with victory ceremony for each event

Sunday 28th June

8:00 a.m.            warm up
9:30 a.m.            start of competition
2:30 p.m.            warm up for the finals
4:00 p.m.            start of the finals with victory ceremony for each event

Depending on the entries, the organizer reserves his right to change the starting-times.

DSW 1912 Darmstadt e.V.

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