It is obviously really disappointing for the swimmers, coaches and parents when a swimmer is disqualified during a competition. However it would be much worse if they didn't learn from mistakes early in their swimming career and then got disqualified in a County or Regional event.
It is therefore really important that the swimmers understand what they have been DQed for and learn from the experience.
Club events will use codes from the Sports Systems software but other clubs and venues will use different sets of codes.
The main systems are (click on code for full details):
|SSSQ||Sports Systems Software codes (used in club galas since start of 2011)|
|FINA||Codes from the Federation International de Natation|
|HYTK||Built into Hy-Tek meet Manager, these codes are used in many open competitions|