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Calvin Early Bird USA Meet

Apr 26, 2019 (04:00 PM) - Apr 27, 2019 (06:00 PM)
April, 18 2019
Board Members, Coaches, HS CND, Level I, Level II, Level III, Level IV, Senior


Calvin Early Bird Long Course USA Meet, April 26 & 27

Sign up due April 17 @ 9:00p - 

This meet has just been released by Michigan Swimming and has a short turnover!

Description: This is an early season Long Course (50 meter) meet.

The focus of this meet is diagnostic and used to get our Long Course baseline swims. Level III-Senior swimmers are encouraged to try a new and/or a longer event.

You must be a MI Swimming/USA Swimming member to participate in this meet. (If you are a Junior or Tidal Wave Junior swimmer and are interested in competing at USA Swimming sanctioned meets, please contact your group coach for more information). 

LOCATION:  Calvin College Venema Aquatic Center. 3195 Knight Way SE,Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4406

MEET FORMAT:  The Calvin Early Bird Meet is a meet where all events are timed finals. 12 & Under session Saturday AM. Open Sessions Friday Evening and Saturday PM.

Event Times:

Friday Session (Open events) Warm up: 5p    Events: 6p

Saturday Morning Session (12 & Under) Warm Up: 7:30a    Events: 9am

Saturday Afternoon Session (Open) Warm-up: will begin after the conclusion of the morning session but not before 1:00pm; Events Begin: one hour after warm-up begins but not before 2:00pm

Reminder that swimmers are to be on deck 20 minutes prior to warm up.

Sign up for events/days of your choice.  If you ask for the coaches to pick - be sure to specify this in the comment/note section when committing. 

Swimmer Entry Limit: Swimmers may enter a maximum of (6) individual events per day. Coaches recommend no more than 4 events per session. If relays are entered, coaches will determine relays the day of the meet.

Swimmers with Disabilities - All swimmers are encouraged to participate. If any of your swimmers have special needs or requests, please indicate them on the entry form and with the Clerk of Course and/or the Meet Referee during warm up.