Applications to Officiate at the SE Open Water National Age Group Championships 2019

From: Officials News 

Sent: Fri, 1 Mar 2019 11:54
Subject: Swim England Open Water National Age Group Championships 2019

Applications are invited from Licensed Open Water Officials to officiate at the Swim England Open Water National Age Group Championships 2019, to be held on Monday 5th August at Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield. Further details of the event can be found at   Swim England and Swim Wales members should apply using the online system – guidance notes  Please take note of the action required if your licence expires between now and the date of the event.  The closing date for applications is 5th April 2019.


All expenses will be paid post event by BACS.

A copy of the Expenses Form will be provided before the event along with the Event Manual, which will contain all key event information. At the end of the event, expenses may be submitted to the Lead Event Officer on site or alternatively these can also be posted to the Events Team.

Receipts must be submitted with all expenses being claimed, except mileage. Expenses will only be reimbursed subject to the value of the itemised receipts.



Overnight accommodation for the night prior to the event will be provided for those volunteers who are not local to the event at Ibis Hotel Rotherham.

Whilst it is not compulsory, Swim England encourage room sharing at national events. By opting to room share, accommodation costs are significantly reduced, which in turn greatly supports the operation and provision of a high-class event for Swim England athletes.


Claims can be made for meals and drinks (one standard alcoholic beverage) up to the value of £20 per night of overnight accommodation. In all instances, receipts must be submitted, with all expenses being claimed clearly highlighted. Expenses will only be reimbursed subject to the value of itemised receipts.

Lunch will be provided to all volunteers onsite during the event.


Mileage is reimbursed at £0.45 per mile and calculating mileage should be done on a ‘Google maps astest route’ basis unless the Events team are informed otherwise.

Standard class public transport will be reimbursed on presentation of a receipt for the purchase

Last modified: Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:21 PM