Senior Champs @ SOFLO (SCY)
THIS MEET IS FOR 15 & OVER SWIMMERS WHO HAVE ACHIEVED SENIOR CHAMPS STANDARD TIMES in the event(s) they would like to swim!
Click on the link "Senior Champs Time Standards"
Please let Coach K know ASAP - IF YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SWIM AT THE MEET!
Location: Academic Village
17191 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33331
Coming from the North: Take I-595 West to I-75
South. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B. Drive about 1
mile, and make a right at 172nd Ave. Academic Village is on the
RIGHT hand side. PLEASE TAKE 2ND ENTRANCE INTO FACILITY.
Coming from the South: Take SR-826 South to I-75 North. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B. Drive about 1 mile, and make a right at 172nd Ave. Academic Village is on the RIGHT hand side. PLEASE TAKE 2ND ENTRANCE INTO FACILITY.
Dates & Time:
Session l Prelims Friday March 22 Warm-up – 7:30 AM Start – 8:30 AM
Session ll Finals Friday March 22 Warm-up – 4:00 PM Start – 5:00 PM
Session lll Prelims Saturday March 23 Warm-up – 7:30 AM Start – 8:30 AM
Session lV Finals Saturday March 23 Warm-up – 4:00 PM Start – 5:00 PM
Session V Prelims Sunday March 24 Warm-up – 7:30 AM Start – 8:30 AM
Session Vl Finals Sunday March 24 TBA TBA
Additional Training Times: The pool will be available for training time or pre & post meet warm up on Thursday March 21st from 2:30- 4:00 PM, 7:00-9:00 PM and after the competition on Monday March 26 from 5:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Format: These championships will be conducted in short course yards. All events 200 yards and shorter will be conducted as preliminary heats and finals with the top 20 swimmers in preliminaries advancing to finals. The Championship final will follow the Consolation final. All events 400 yards and longer and all relays will be conducted as timed finals. All relays will swim in the finals sessions. Breaks may be inserted between events at meet referee discretion.
Pool/Timing 25 Yard x 50 meter heated outdoor pool with 10 short-course racing lanes with separate warm-up and swim-down lanes available.
Eligibility: Open to all 2019 USA swimming
registered athletes and foreign athletes that have been invited by
USA Swimming who have achieved the listed qualifying times between
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 - Monday March 18th 2019.
The coach, swimmer or swimmer representative who enters these championships hereby attests that all times stated are true and correct as achieved qualifying times for each event. He/she assumes all responsibility for false or incorrect times, or times which are unacceptable under USA Swimming rules, and shall be assessed a $50 penalty for each such time entered.
Swimmers who are not registered with USA Swimming by 5:30pm Thursday March 21st, 2019 will not be seeded. The Meet Host WILL NOT be accepting New or Renewing USA Swimming registrations at the meet.
Entry Deadline: Jupiter Dragons
swimmers must enter before Thursday March
Entry Limit: Individual: No more than three (3) individual events per day including time trials.
Relay: 200 & 400 relays, teams may enter “A” & “B” relay teams only 800 Free Relay – “A” team only
Late Entries: Late entries may be accepted at meet referee discretion after the entry OME deadline and prior to the scratch deadline for the event in question. Late entries must be accompanied by proof of USA Swimming registration and proof of entry time in order to be accepted. No entry will be accepted after the scratch deadline.
Deck Entries: The FGC Deck Seed Policy will NOT be in effect.
Entry Fees: $8.00 per individual event $12.00 per relay team $12.00 per athlete meet surcharge
Awards: Individual Events & Relays: Ind. 1st – 3rd Relays 1st place team Individual High Point: 15-16 Women & Men High Point / Open Women & Men High Point Team High Point: Combined 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Team Women’s Team champion and runner-up Men’s Team champion and runner- up
Seeding: Except as otherwise noted all events will be seeded slow to fast in the following order: Short Course Yards, followed by Long Course Meters, followed by Short Course Meters. Preliminary heats of 15-16 and open events may be combined and swum together.
Scratch Deadline: Scratches will be accepted until the scratch box closing deadlines listed below.
Scratch box Closes Friday March 22nd events 5:30pm Thursday March 21st Saturday March 23rd events 5:30pm Friday March 22nd Sunday March 24th events 5:30pm Saturday March 23rd
500 Free and 400 IM: Friday’s 500 free and Saturday’s 400 IM are timed finals events with the fastest heat of each age group and gender swimming in the finals session. The top 10 swimmers who do not indicate a preference to swim in the preliminary session by the scratch deadline for the event will be seeded to swim in finals. Positive check-in is not required in order to be seeded, however swimmers who wish to be seeded in the preliminary session must check-in with the administrative referee by the scratch deadline and indicate their preference.
The 500 Free and 400 IM will be seeded fast to slow in event order.
Distance: The 1650 freestyle is a timed finals
event with the fastest heat of combined 15-16 and open for each
gender swimming in the finals session. The top 10 swimmers of each
gender who do not declare a preference to swim in the preliminary
session will be seeded to swim in finals. Positive check-in by
5:30pm Saturday March 23rd is required to be seeded. Failure to
compete after having previously checked-in will result in the
swimmer being fined $25.00 cash. Upon payment of the fine, the
swimmer will be eligible to continue competing in the meet.
Swimmers may not compete in further individual events or relays
until all fines are paid.
The 1650 Freestyle will be seeded fast to slow, alternating heats of women and men. Open and 1516 events will be combined and will swim together but will be scored separately.
Relays: All relays will be timed finals events conducted during the finals sessions.
Scratches: Scratches and check-in for Friday’s events are due to the Administrative Referee at 5:30pm on Thursday Mar 21st and may be submitted by email. All subsequent day’s events scratches are due at the clerk of course table 30 minutes after the start of the previous evening’s finals. There is no penalty for failing to compete in a preliminary or timed final event other than the 1650 free.
Any swimmer who competes in preliminary heats and qualifies for finals must declare his/her possible intention to scratch within thirty (30) minutes of the announcement of the preliminary results of that event and further declare their final intention within 30 minutes of their last individual preliminary event.
Failure to compete in finals will result in the swimmer being fined $25.00 cash. Upon receiving payment of the fine, the swimmer will be eligible to continue competing in the meet. Swimmers may not compete in further individual events or relays until all fines are paid.
First and second alternates shall be announced along with the finals qualifiers. These alternates shall not be penalized if unavailable to compete in the finals.
Alternates wishing to swim in an open lane in finals must be standing at the starter’s tent prepared to swim when the heat is called to the blocks
Admission: $5.00 per session, Heat sheets are free and will be available online at soflomeets.info/seniorchamps and on Meet Mobile. Printed Heat sheets will be available for coaches at the administration office.
We have a block of rooms at the Comfort Suites
Weston for 159 USD per
night for our Senior Champs swimmers.
The rooms have been set aside in our block for March 21 - 24, 2019 Senior Championships.
Here is the reservation link to make online reservations:
In order to receive the group rate the reservations must be made before February 21, 2019.
You can also call the hotel directly and mention the Jupiter Dragons and be able to book with the same rate over the phone.
Comfort Suites Weston
2201 North Commerce Pkwy Weston, FL 33326
Voted #1 Hotel In Weston 5 Years in a row!!!