SCS 14 & Under Short Course JO Champs

Mar 14, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
March, 3 2019


2019 Southern California Swimming
14 & Under Short Course
Junior Olympic Championship
March 14-17, 2019 

Thursday (4:00 PM) Timed Final Session
Friday/Saturday/Sunday (9:00 AM) Prelims’ Sessions 

Eligibility: Open to 2019 USA Swimming registered swimmers who have met and can prove the posted SCS “Spring JO” time standards. 

Directions: RBAC: 360 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103. Please use Google Maps, MapQuest or Thomas Guide for directions. Pool is at the far southeast end of the parking lot I. There are signs in the area directing you to the Rose Bowl. The Aquatic Center is 1000 yards directly south of the Rose Bowl. Parking is free. 

Meet Start Times: Thursday timed final events will begin at 4:00 PM. Friday, Saturday and Sunday Prelims will start at 9:00 AM. It is estimated that Prelims will be over by noon on Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Finals will begin no sooner than 2 hours after the completion of the prelims session that day. 

Warm-up Times: Thursday warm-up will begin 3:00 PM. There will be assigned warm-ups on Friday/Sat/Sun at 7:00 AM in the competition pool. The competition pool will be closed at 8:45 AM, with supervised warm-up/warm-down available in the adjoining pool. 

Rules: A swimmer may enter all events for which the time standard has been met and can be verified. Entry Limits: A swimmer may enter no more than 9 individual events; may swim no more than 6 individual events during the meet, or more than 3 individual events per day. The National Finals’ scratch rule will be used. A swimmer must scratch or place an intent to scratch on an event within 30 minutes of announcement of preliminary results. Final “no-show” (original top 20 places only), except last day, will be removed from the remainder of the meet. A $50.00 fine will be assessed to any swimmer for a “no show” in her/his last event of the meet. 

Relays: Relays and relay-only swimmers must be pre-entered electronically and prepaid ($20 per relay and $24 per relayonly swimmer which includes swimmer and facility surcharge). 

Finals: Friday/Saturday/ Sunday: A championship final (10 swimmers, 1-10) and consolation final (10 swimmers, 11-20) will be offered for 7-10, 11-12 and 13-14 age groups. The national finals' scratch rule will be used (see details above). 

Swimwear: “Tech suits” (suits with bonded seams, kinetic tape or meshed seams) are not permitted at this meet for all 7-10 year old events. 11-12 and 13-14 swimmers are allowed to wear “tech suits” that conform to USA Swimming Rule 102.8. Only swimsuits complying with FINA swimsuit specifications may be own in any USA Swimming sanctioned meet.