Youth, Senior & Age athletes to be considered will display an attitude, commitment and lifestyle that consistently displays that the sport of competitive swimming (pool and/or open water) is:
- Their highest priority in their lives other than their education commitments
- Their highest sporting priority
Youth, Senior & Age athletes to be considered will fulfil one of the following criteria:
- Qualifier at the 2011 British Championships, 2011 British National Youth Championships, 2011 British National Age Championships, 2011 ASA Senior National Championships, 2011 British National Age Open Water Championships and/or 2011 British National Youth Open Water Championships
- Olympic representation for a minor swimming nation in 2012.