PB Gala Information

Its all about your Personal Best (PB)


  • The PB Gala is held twice a year, in March and September.

  • The PB Gala is intended to introduce and reward those swimmers who are new to competition.

  • Points are awarded for achieving a personal best (PB) time.

  • Points from the March and September Gala are added together for the over all year awards.

  • The winners will be those who have shown the most improvement in their times.

  • Trophies and medals will be awarded at the annual presentation in January of the following year.


Points are awarded as follows:


3 points for a time of 1 second or more than their previous PB.

2 points for a time which is more than their previous PB but less than 1 second improvement.

1 point for swimming but time was slower than their previous PB.

Those swimmers who do not have a PB because this is the first time they have swam get 2 points.


No points are awarded for placing. (its all about beating your previous best time)


Distances are kept short for

9&U 25m & no fly.

10-12 yrs 50m free, back and breast but 25m Fly

13+ 50m all strokes.