Applications to Officiate - Swim England National Masters Championships 2019

From: Helen Akers <>
Sent: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:16
Subject: Applications to Officiate - Swim England National Masters Championships 2019

Applications are now open to officiate at the Swim England National Masters Championships (25m) 2019, to be held from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October (inclusive) at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield.

 All applicants must be qualified at least to Judge Level 1 and must possess a valid official’s licence.

 Whilst it is not compulsory, Swim England are extremely keen for volunteers to room share at national events. By doing this accommodation costs are reduced, which greatly helps in the operation and provision of a high class event for our competitors.

·        If you have a preferred sharer please indicate this on your application.

·        If you have indicated that you are happy to share but have not expressed a preference as to who with, you will be allocated a shared twin room with another official of the same sex.

 For this event:

·        Air travel must be agreed in advance.

·        Accommodation will be provided at the Crowne Plaza, Sheffield on a bed and breakfast basis.

·        Accommodation will be provided from the night prior to the first day of appointment until the final day of appointment.

·        Officials wishing to arrange their own accommodation and claim the cost back must have this agreed IN ADVANCE. Lunch will be provided on venue for all event volunteers during the event.

·        Claims can be made for evening meals and drinks (maximum of one standard alcoholic or non-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.

·        Mileage is reimbursed at £0.45 per mile. Volunteers staying overnight in the hotel provided will be reimbursed for one return journey from their home address. Volunteers travelling daily to the venue will be reimbursed for one return journey per day of volunteering.

·        Standard class public transport will be reimbursed on presentation of a receipt with the expenses form.

·        All expenses will be paid post event by BACS. At the end of the event, expenses may be submitted to the Events Officer on site or alternatively these can also be posted to the Events Team, marked for the attention of the Events Officer, using the expenses form which will be provided in advance. Receipts must be submitted with all expenses being claimed, except mileage. Expenses will only be reimbursed subject to the value of the itemised receipts

 Further details regarding the event can be found here.

 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.

 Scottish Swimming members should contact for an application form.

 Applications will close at the end of the day on Friday 16th August 2019.

Last modified: Thursday, 11 July 2019, 5:45 PM