Licensed meets are competitive swimming events licensed by Swim England. This means they have to meet certain standards to ensure fair competition.

All licensed meets in the North West must be registered with the region’s Licensing Officer, Jane Whittle

If you are organising a licensed meet, or are interested in knowing more about them, the following resources are available to assist you:


Please note that a single application may only cover a series of meets if the conditions, entry/limit times etc are the same.


Applying for a license

The meet promoter will need to send the following information to

  • Meet license application form
  • Meet conditions
  • Supporting documents, qualifying standards, meet schedule, entry forms

Once the meet has taken place there are a number of forms that must be returned to the licensing officer to validate the meets results;


The importance of insurance

All clubs, promoters and competition organisers are reminded that, for insurance purposes, all those volunteering on poolside at any competition must be registered members of an affiliated club or a member of the Institute of Swimming.


Time Conversion Tool

For Swim England North West Regional events – we ask that all conversions undertaken are calculated by using the following system – CLICK HERE

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