Under-17 competition format:
Under-17 league, which is a mixed league as per the Rules of Swim England, and would be played nominally October to March with first phase fixtures concluded by end of February, and then the finals played during 2023.
Clubs in north of region (City of Bristol, City of Newport, Swansea, Welsh Wanderers and Weston-super-Mare will play a home and away league, Oct-Feb incl.
Clubs in south of region (Devonport, Exeter, Newton Abbot (also Paignton, Newquay and Barnstaple have been sent invites) will run a tournament to conclude by end of February 2023.
Top two teams from the north and south competitions will play in a round-robin finals tournament, to be held in 2023.