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Meet Information

Meet Conditions


  • This is a FOBISIA invitational meet. All FOBISIA schools will have priority to reserve their places until October 1st 2023. After that the host reserves the right to invite extra schools/programmes to help bolster competition and provide them an opportunity at racing long course in a licenced meet.

  • The meet will take place in Thanyapura’s 50m pool for the 11-12, 13-14 and 15+ age groups.

  • Additionally, the 9-10 age group will use the 25m pool for all heats and the 50m pool for finals.

  • Electronic timing will be used throughout the meet.

  • Starting blocks are at both ends of the pool, equipped with a rear adjustable wedge and backstroke wedges.

  • FINA rules apply throughout the meet and will be licenced by Thailand Swimming Association officials.

  • The meet will operate under a one-start rule, any swimmer that is believed to have false-started will be disqualified.

  • Protests and scratches can be submitted by a team coach. No parental queries will be entertained. There will be a 30-minute time limit for protests following the posting of official results as per FINA rules.


Age Groups


Individual and relay events will be separated into the following age groups per gender:

  • 9-10 years

  • 11-12 years

  • 13-14 years

  • 15+ years (no underage swimmers will be accepted).


Age groups will be determined by the age of the swimmer on the first day of the meet,

Friday 2nd February 2024.


Meet Format


All individual and relay events will be swum as Heat Declared Winner (HDW).

Individual and relay events will be swum single gender with a mix of age groups, results will be separated into the age groups.

Swimmers may participate in a maximum of eight (8) individual events and four (4) relay events.

Teams may only enter a maximum of two (2) relay teams per age group per gender.


Due to the additional use of the 25m pool and depending on the total number of entries, there may be additional fun events taking place in this pool that will not contribute to the overall points score but students will be eligible for prizes. These will likely include various mixed relay competitions, tyre relays and similar events. 




The individual events are as follows:

  • Freestyle: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m

  • Backstroke: 50m, 100m, 200m

  • Breaststroke: 50m, 100m, 200m

  • Butterfly: 50m, 100m, 200m

  • Individual Medley: 200m, 400m

  • Please note, swimmers in the 9-10 years age group WILL NOT be allowed to compete in the 400m Freestyle, 400m IM and the 200m Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly.


The relay events are as follows:

  • 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay - Girls, Boys & Mixed

  • 4 x 50m Individual Medley Relay - Girls, Boys & Mixed




The top three (3) swimmers per team and per event in each age group will score points for the team in an individual event.

The fastest relay per team in each age group will score points for the team in a relay event.

The top ten (10) swimmers per individual event and relay event will score points for

their team.

The breakdown of points is as follows:

  • 1st = 12 points

  • 2nd = 10 points

  • 3rd = 8 points

  • 4th – 10th = 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 point

In an event where two swimmers/relay teams tie on time in the top ten (10) in their age group, the total points will be added and then halved to each swimmer/relay team. E.g. 5th and 6th tie on time, 6 + 5 = 11 and then halved will mean both swimmers/relays will score 5.5 points.




Thursday 1st February - All teams arrive in Phuket


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