Background-image
Starting Block Sponsers
Lake+Jackson+Parks+%26+Recreation
Braskem
BASF
Event

GULF May 17-19, 2019 LC Meet at Peak Swimming

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
April, 25 2019

Description

GULF May LC Meet

May 17-19, 2019

A Long Course Meters Timed Finals Meet HOSTED BY

PEAK SWIMMING

DEADLINE

Thursday, APRIL 25, 2019

 

POOL LOCATION:

Pearland Recreation Center and Natatorium

4141 Bailey Road

Pearland, TX 77584

DIRECTIONS:

Take south Sam Houston Tollway to Pearland Parkway.  Go south on Pearland Parkway until the stoplight at Oiler Drive, (Pearland High School stadium on your right).  Turn right on Oiler Drive, which turns into Bailey Road (CR 1010) at next intersection (Highway 35).  Continue straight on Bailey Road and cross bridge; Natatorium will be on your right at the corner of Bailey Road and Veterans Road.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Parking is available in front of the Natatorium and behind the facility off of Veterans Road; no parking on the grass is allowed.  There is no meet parking in front of the Recreation Center side, or on the side lot alongside Veterans Dr. as these are reserved for Recreation Center members only.  Overflow parking is available at Turner High School on Bailey Rd (CR 101). There is no RV parking on the Recreation Center and Natatorium grounds.

TIME AND DATE:

This is five session, 2 ½ day, timed-finals meet with a PM session on Friday, AM/PM sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

Session 1: Friday PM—May 17, 2019

Age Groups: 11 & Over girls and boys

Warm-up*: 4:00-5:15 pm / Meet Start: 5:30 pm

 

Session 2: Saturday AM – May 18, 2019

Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys

Warm-up*: 7:30 – 8:45 am / Meet Start: 9:00 am   

 

Session 3: Saturday PM – May 18, 2019

Age Groups: 12 & Under girls and boys

Warm-up: Host team will publish PM session warm-up and start times with warmup/timing assignments on Gulf webpage.

 

Session 4: Sunday AM – May 19, 2019

Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys

Warm-up*: 7:30 – 8:45 am / Meet Start: 9:00 am

 

Session 5: Sunday PM – May 19, 2019

Age Groups:  12 & Under girls and boys

Warm-up: Host team will publish PM session warm-up and start times with warmup/timing assignments on Gulf webpage.

 

 *Split warm-ups will be in effect, with assignments posted on the Gulf Swimming website. Lane assignments for warm-ups and timing will be designated in the heat sheet, and posted on the Gulf Swimming website by Monday, May 13, 2019.

 

MEET TYPE:

This meet will be run utilizing chase starts. Odd heats will start at the building end of the pool, even heats will start at the opposite end. All 50s will start at the end, opposite to the building. At the conclusion of each heat, the swimmers shall exit the pool asap.  Coaches, please remind your swimmers of the “Chase Start” procedures.

100 and 200 meter events will be run utilizing chase starts alternating odd and even heats.  All girls’ heats will be swum first utilizing both ends of the pool followed by the boys’ heats utilizing both ends of the pool.  Odd heats will start at the XXXXX end of the pool and even heats will start at the XXXXX end of the pool. 

All 400 meter events will be swum fastest to slowest using chase starts, alternating girls and boys heats.  Girls’ heats will start at the activity pool end of the pool and the boys’ heats will start at the diving board end of the pool.

All 50’s will start at the diving board end of the pool.

ENTRY INFORMATION:

Entry Times: Swimmers must enter at their best time.  Entry times must be submitted in the course at which the best time was achieved – long course meters (L), short course meters (S), or short course yards (Y).  Do not convert meter (yard) times to yard (meter) times.  If entries are made by paper (not using Hy-Tek), swimmers should indicate on their entry the course at which the entry time was made (i.e., L, S, or Y).  If swimmers have never competed in a USA Swimming meet before, put NT where a seed time is requested.  Times must be from USA Swimming meets.ut-off Times:   None 

Qualifying Times:  12 & Under must have 3 B times or more to enter the meet.  Times can be earned in any event including those not offered at this meet.   11-12 must have the 2019-2020 A time standard for the 400/500 free to enter the 800 free.  11-12 must have the 2019-2020 A time standard in the 200 IM to enter the 400 IM.

Times Eligibility:  Times must be achieved between July 1, 2017 and the entry deadline.

Beyond IMX Rule:  Athlete must have a “B” time in the next shortest distance (IMX event), unless otherwise noted, in order to enter the following events:

**10 & U – 400 Free

**11-12 – 200 Fly/Back/Breast, 400 IM; 800 Free or longer

**13-14 – 800 Free or longer

Age:  As of May 17, 2019

 

Number of Events:  Swimmers may compete in up to three (3) individual events per day.

 

Eligible Teams:    Venues will be balanced by team numbers. The team lists will be posted on the Gulf website. Swimmers attached to a registered Gulf Swimming team, swimmers in the documented process of transferring to a Gulf Swimming team may participate in this invitational meet.

An unattached swimmer not affiliated with a USA Swimming Club must follow the same entry procedures as those swimmers affiliated with a team. In order to be seeded in a Gulf meet, an unattached swimmer not affiliated with a USA Swimming Club, must enter by the entry deadline, following the entry procedures in the Meet Announcement, and provide proof of a registered coach responsible for their supervision on deck during the meet. All unattached athletes will be assigned a meet location by the TPC Chair upon assignments being announced.

Individual Event Entry Fee (per event):  $6.00

Swimmer Surcharge Fee (per swimmer) $8.50 (includes free heat sheets available through Meet Mobile subscription)

 

Forms/Documents:

    Photos: