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Lake Erie Senior Champs

Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
March, 3 2019

Description

Lake Erie Senior Championship

Sponsored by

Firestone Akron Swim Team

March 15-17, 2019

Held under USA Swimming Sanction #LE 19059 SS Time Trials #LE 19060 SS

In granting this sanction it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.

 

LOCATION: Ocasek Natatorium, University of Akron, 382 Carroll Street, Akron, OH

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POOL: 25 yards by 8 lanes, with Colorado Timing system and digital scoreboard Continuous warm-up and warm-down during competition will be available.Saturday and Sunday events will be split between male and female swimmers in two 25 yard pools with Long course finals at night in 1 pool . Concessions will be available throughout the meet. Free parking in lots adjacent to the natatorium. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming. The depth of the pool at the start end is 14 feet. The depth at the turn end is 8 feet.

 

RACING STARTS: Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

 

STARTING TIMES: Friday

                          Warm up: 4:00 – 5:30 PM Meet @ 5:35 PM

 

  Saturday

  Prelim warm up: 7:15 – 8:45 AM Meet @ 8:50AM

  Finals warm up: Start time will be announced during the meet.

Warm up will be 1 hour and 15 minutes with

meet start 5 minutes after the conclusion of warm-up

 

  Sunday

  Prelim warm up: 7:15 – 8:45 AM Meet @ 8:50 AM

  Finals warm up: Start time will be announced during the meet.

Warm up will be 1 hour and 15 minutes with

meet start 5 minutes after the conclusion of warm-up

 

Warm up time may be split by team if the average number of swimmers per lane is scheduled to exceed 15 swimmers per lane The finalized warm up plan will be found at www.lakeerieswimming.com by Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

 

 

TEAM SUPERVISION: Teamswho are entering swimmers but will not have a coach at the meet should arrange ahead of time for another coach to supervise their athletes.

 

RETURN TO PLAY LAW:Under the Ohio Return to Play Law governing concussions, all coaches and officials (in state or out of state) are required to have proof of training in concussion signs and symptoms. This training is available for free and can be found at http://www.NFHSlearn.com/self_courses. All coaches and officials are encouraged to take this training. It is your responsibility to take care of this requirement.

 

ENTRY FEES: Individual events $8.00 Relays: $16.00; and a $3.00 per swimmer LESI surcharge. There is a $1.00/swimmer handling fee for entries not received in an electronic file. Make checks payable to: FAST

 

ENTRY LIMITATIONS: Swimmers may enter as many events as they choose but swim no more than 3 individual events per day; exclusive of relays. No refunds will be given. Swimmers may compete in no more than 9 individual events for the meet with a limit of 3 events per day. Clubs may enter an unlimited number of relays (except as noted below), but only two relay teams per club are eligible to score points. Clubs may only enter (1) one team in the Mixed 200 medley and Mixed 200 free relays. Relay-only swimmers must be included with the original entry. Breaks for warm up/warm down will be provided, alternating between pools as the referee sees fit during prelims. THERE WILL ONLY BE A BREAK AFTER THE RELAYS IN FINALS CHOOSE YOUR EVENTS WISELY.

 

DECK ENTRIES: Deck entries will be offered on a space available basis and seeded at NT. Deck entries will close 35 minutes prior to the beginning of each session. Deck entry fees will be: $16.00 for individual events and $32.00 for relays. Deck entry swimmers, new to the meet, will pay the $3.00 surcharge and must provide proof of USA Registration.

 

ELIGIBILITY: This is a CLOSED competition, open to all Lake Erie swimmers who are

Ï 15 and over, or

Ï who attend high school, or

Ï Non-high school swimmers 14 and under who have achieved a 15-16 AAA cut time

All swimmers must be current athlete members of USA Swimming and have met the time standard requirements. All swimmers must be members in good standing of Lake Erie LSC. Coaches must be current coach members of USA Swimming and must check in for each meet or session they attend. All coaches must display the deck pass (wristband is required to be worn by all coaches) issued by the meet host. Age is as of the first day of the meet, March 15, 2019. On deck USA Swimming registration will not be available. All time standards are in short course yards.

 

QUALIFYING TIMES: Please see event listings for the time standards which are NAG B (15-16). Non-conforming times may be entered but must satisfy the associated time standard for the course. All entry times should indicate whether achieved in yards (Y), short course meters (S), or long course meters (L). MM will convert non-conforming times.

 

Any non-high school 14 and unders may swim Senior Championships as long as they have AAA (15-16) times in the events they are entering.

 

Swimmers should enter an event only if their time falls within the range of the listed time standard for that event as of the entry deadline. Teams of swimmers who fail to achieve the qualifying time at the meet will receive a notice of those times that cannot be verified in the SWIMS database. Teams shall submit proof of time or a fine of $10.00 for each swim listed in the notice. Failure to resolve time verification issues within one week of receipt of notice shall result in debit to the team’s account in the amount of the fine. Unattached swimmers will receive similar notice.

 

SWIMMERS WITH A DISABILITY: Swimmers with a disability may enter an event (such as the 100 free) and swim it with a longer yardage event (such as the 200 free) provided his/her time for the lesser yardage event (100 free) is equal to or faster than the listed qualifying time for the longer yardage event (200 free). Entries for swimmers with a disability should be handled in the following manner: (1) enter the swimmer in the Hy-Tek database (or on the regular entry form); (2) list in the email accompanying the Hy-Tek entry file (or on a separate sheet of paper) the name of the swimmer, the stroke(s)/distance(s) s/he wishes to swim, the entry times, the day/session s/he wishes to swim the event(s), and the manner in which s/he prefers to be seeded (with a longer distance or with a different age group); and (3) provide any information about special accommodations needed by the swimmer. The final determination of seeding will be made by the Meet Referee after consultation with the swimmer and his/her coach.

 

CONDUCT: The meet will be conducted according to the rules set forth in the current USA Swimming

Rules and Regulations.

Ï Friday night competition will be held in one pool ONLY. Friday events are TIMED FINALS and will be long course.

Ï All events will be deck seeded

Ï Breaks for warm up/warm down will be provided, alternating between pools as the referee sees fit during prelims. THERE WILL ONLY BE A BREAK AFTER THE RELAYS IN FINALS; CHOOSE YOUR EVENTS WISELY.

Ï 800 free and 1500 free will be timed finals run fastest to slowest.

 

All heats of other events will be run in slowest to fastest heat order. Preliminary events will be circle-seeded in accordance with USA Swimming rules.

Ï The Lake Erie scratch rule (attached) will be in effect.  

 

Saturday and Sunday preliminary session events will be split between male and female swimmers in two 25 yard pools.

Ï Swimmers should select their events accordingly.

Ï There will be limited warm up and warm down available. Please plan accordingly.

Ï All finals will be swum in one pool and be long course.

 

The Mixed 200 FR and Mixed 200 MR (2 male, 2 female) are timed finals with all heats swum at the start of finals. There will be a 10 minute break following the relays at finals. All other relays will swim all heats in the prelim sessions and are timed finals.

 

Saturday/Sunday Finals: A/B/C Finals

Ï A/B/ Finals will consist of the top 16 swimmers in each event.

Ï The C final will consist of 18 under swimmers who are non-collegiate, this heat does not score.

Ï Collegiate swimmers and 19O swimmers are ineligible for the C final unless there are empty lanes with no qualified alternates available.

 

SEEDING & CHECK IN: All events will be seeded on the deck. Swimmers should check in for all of their day’s events prior to the start of warm-up, but no later than 30 minutes before the start of the session. Check in sheets will be posted in the racquetball courts.Heat and lane assignments will be posted in various locations around the facility. It is the responsibility of each swimmer to report to the blocks on time for his/her event. There will be NO CLERK OF COURSE. Relay cards must be turned in upon call in order to be seeded. In accordance with 102.1.4, events may be seeded together but scored separately.

 

AWARDS: Individual High Point and Runner-up

              Female Team (Top 2)

  Male Team (Top 2)

  Combined Team (Top 3)

             

Scoring Divisions:

Collegiate swimmers will be scored in the own division.

Collegiate swimmers and teams are not eligible for individual or high point awards:

Individual events: 20,17,16,15,14,13,12,11,9,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

Relays: 40,34,32,30,28,26,24,22,18,14,12,10,8,6,4,2

 

 

ADMISSION COST:             Prelims:             $5.00 per Person: $3.00 for Psych Sheets

Finals admission: $3.00 per Person $1.00 for Heat Sheets

                                           

Results: Final results will be posted on the Lake Erie Swimming web site at lakeerieswimming.com

 

TIME TRIALS:

A Friday night long course time trial will be offered at the conclusion of the session and will last no more than 30 minutes.

Saturday and Sunday time trial sessions will be short course yards and will be offered at the conclusion of prelims only if time allows and does not cause the warm up of finals to start unreasonably late. Time trials will last no more than 1 hour. Swimmers may sign up for time trials at the table located next to the admin table in the diving end. Individual events $20.00; Relays $40.00. Time trials are included in the 3 individual event/day limit.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday Night Final - 4:00 Warm-Up, 5:35 meet start

(Timed Finals)

March 15, 2019

Girls #

Cutoff Time

Equal to or faster than

(yards)

Age Group/Stroke

Cutoff Time

Equal to or faster than

(yards)

Boys #

1

 

800 Free Relay

 

2

3

 

50 Butterfly

 

4

5

 

50 Backstroke

 

6

7

 

50 Breaststroke

 

8

9

 

200 Medley relay

 

10

11

 

800 Freestyle

 

12

 

*The 800 freestyle will be swum fastest to slowest, alternating women and men.

 Breaks for warm up/warm down will be provided, alternating between pools as the referee sees fit during prelims. THERE WILL ONLY BE A BREAK AFTER THE RELAYS IN FINALS; CHOOSE YOUR EVENTS WISELY.

Saturday AM – 7:15 Warm-Up, 8:50 meet start (Prelim/ Finals)

March 16, 2019

Girls’ events and boys’ events will be swum concurrently in separate ends of the pool during prelims. There will be no break between events, so swimmers should choose their events accordingly.

Girls #

Cutoff Time

Equal to or faster than

(yards)

Age Group/Stroke

Cutoff Time

Equal to or faster than

(yards)

Boys #

13

 

Mixed 200 Free Relay**(TF with all heats in finals)

 

14

15

 

400 Medley Relay***(TF)

 

16

17

2:44.09

200 Backstroke

2:29.89

18

19

 

100 Freestyle

 

20

21

3:08.19

200 Breaststroke

2:48.69

22

23

 

100 Butterfly

 

24

25

2:48.19

200 Individual Medley

2:32.69

26

27

6:40.69

500/400 Free****

6:12.59

28

29

 

200 Free Relay***(TF)

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

** 200 Mixed Free Relay all heats will be swum at finals followed by a 10 minute break

*** 400 Medley and 200 Free Relays will be swum in prelims only

****500/400 Free. The 500 will be swum in prelims and the 400 will be swum in finals.

Order of Finals: 13, 14, 10 minute break, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.

 Breaks for warm up/warm down will be provided, alternating between pools as the referee sees fit during prelims. THERE WILL ONLY BE A BREAK AFTER THE RELAYS IN FINALS; CHOOSE YOUR EVENTS WISELY.

 

 

 

Sunday AM – 7:15 Warm-Up, 8:50 meet start (Prelim/Finals)

March 17, 2019

Girls’ events and boys’ events will be swum concurrently in separate ends of the pool during prelims. There will be no break between events, so swimmers should choose their events accordingly.

 

Girls #

Cutoff Time

Equal to or faster than

(yards)

Age Group/Stroke

Cutoff Time

Equal to or faster than

(yards)

Boys #

31

 

Mixed 200 Medley (TF with

all heats in finals)

 

32

33

 

100 Backstroke

 

34

35

2:29.89

200 Freestyle

2:17.29

36

37

5:57.59

400 Individual Medley

5:29.09

38

39

 

50 Freestyle

 

40

41

 

100 Breaststroke

 

42

43

2:46.79

200 Butterfly

2:31.39

44

45

 

400 Free Relay(TF)

 

46

47

 

1500****(TF)

 

48

 

** 200 Mixed Medley Relay all heats will be swum at finals followed by a 10 minute break

*** 400 Free Relay will be swum in prelims only

**** 1500 free will be a timed final event with all heats swum fastest to slowest in finals, alternating women and men.

Order of Finals: 31, 32, 10 minute break, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 47, 48.

 Breaks for warm up/warm down will be provided, alternating between pools as the referee sees fit during prelims. THERE WILL ONLY BE A BREAK AFTER THE RELAYS IN FINALS CHOOSE YOUR EVENTS WISELY.

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