Jan 10, 2020 (06:00 PM) - Jan 12, 2020 (06:00 PM)
November, 30 2019



 JANUARY 10-12,2020

Miami University Recreation Center

750 Oak Street Oxford, Ohio 45056 

OFFICIALS NEEDEDThis is an extremely large meet, anyone wishing to volunteer as an official is asked to contact Jon Saxton at

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Psych Sheet:

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>Friday – 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15 & Over, Senior

  • SPY Stretch 4:50pm 
  • Balcony Pool 5:00-5:30pm; Lane 4
  • Meet Start Last year's>5:40 PM
  • Meet Finish time 7:45pm
  • BOTH POOLS will be used for Competition
    • ODD heats in BALCONY Pool
    • EVEN heats in SCOREBOARD Pool

FOR 11-12, 13-14, 15 & Over, Senior Sessions

>    Saturday Morning   Sessions 

  • SPY Stretch   7:15am
  • Balcony Pool 7:25-7:50am; Lanes 7-8
  • Meet Start 8:20am
  • Meet Finish last year's finish 12:35pm
  • BOTH POOLS will be used for Competition
    • ODD heats in BALCONY Pool
    • EVEN heats in SCOREBOARD Pool

>Sunday Morning Sessions 

  • Be on the pool deck and Ready to swim by 6:55am
  • Scoreboard Pool 7:00-7:25am; Lanes 7-8
  • Meet Start 8:20am
  • Meet Finish 1:10pm
  • BOTH POOLS will be used for Competition
    • ODD heats in BALCONY Pool
    • EVEN heats in SCOREBOARD Pool

For 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10 Sessions 

>Saturday Afternoon Session

  • Please have your swimmer's events already marked on their hand before coming down to pool
  • SPY Stretch 1:55pm 
  • Balcony Pool 2:10-2:30pm Lanes1-3
  • Meet Start: 2:35pm
  • BOTH POOLS will be used for Competition
    • 8 & Under Age Groups in BALCONY Pool; Last year's meet finish 5:15pm
    • 9-10 Age Group in SCOREBOARD Pool; last year's meet finish 5:44pm

>Sunday Afternoon Session 

  • SPY Stretch 2:10pm
  • Scoreboard Pool 2:25-2:45pm Lanes 1-3
  • PARADE of Teams for "REACH FOR THE STARS" Theme begins 2:45pm
  • Meet Start immediately after parade about 3:05pm
  • BOTH POOLS will be used for Competition
    • 8 & Under Age Groups in BALCONY Pool;  meet finish 6:30pm
    • 9-10 Age Group in SCOREBOARD Pool; meet finish 6:10pm

The invitational will have a “REACH FOR THE STARS theme with special events planned throughout the meet. A Parade of Athletes for 10 & under swimmers will be held prior to the start of the Sunday Session. The best-dressed team, according to the theme, will be presented a special team spirit award during the Sunday afternoon session. Teams are encouraged to wear colors and combinations that best fit their team and imagination!


The Corwin Nixon Aquatic Center is a world-class facility located inside the Miami University Recreation Center.
The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming

It is the home of the Southwest Ohio YMCA Swimming League “AA” Short Course and Long Course Championships since its opening. The Center features a 50-meter x 25-yard pool with eight championship nine-foot wide lanes. There is an adjacent diving well with four 25-yard lanes available for continuous warm-up and warm-down. Electronic timing facilities are the new Colorado Timing System 6 and two Olympex Series Color Video Display Boards. There are bleacher seats on deck for athletes and 750 seats for spectators on a raised balcony overlooking the finish end of the pool.


page1image20488 page1image20648 FRIDAY NIGHT EVENTS

Friday night events – To limit the time necessary for the Friday evening session, PCY reserves the right to limit entries to the fastest 45 swimmers. Events will be seeded and limited with all swimmers cut listed as alternates. We ask for scratches on Friday by 5:15 PM. Empty lanes will be filled from the list of alternates.

1000 FREE

The 1000 Freestyle will start no earlier than 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Positive check in deadline, for this event, is 9:30 am on Sunday. The event could be limited to the fastest 18 seeded times in both the Girl's and Boy's events. Heats will be swum fastest to slowest. At the Meet Director's discretion, heats may be combined, including sexes.


Coaches are asked to provide advance notice of any necessary accommodations. Please list in the email the swimmer’s name, entry times, stroke/distances, days/sessions and how the swimmer prefers to be seeded. Swimmers with a disability will be seeded with the same age group in either the same distance race or a longer distance racespage2image17016 page2image17176


  • Individual Events $4.50
  • Relay Events $18
  • Swimmer Surcharge $14

    The Swimmer Surcharge fee will eliminate all spectator admission fees per session for the entire weekend. This is much less than a $7.00 admission fee per session. This fee greatly offsets the rental fee for the region’s only World Class Facility 

There will be no deck entries for this meet. 


Age on December 1, 2019 will determine eligibility for age group divisions. A swimmer must be 12 years of age as of March 30, 2020 to be eligible for Senior Events. The current USA Swimming Rules will govern this meet, except for those stated in this document or outlined in the Southwest Ohio YMCA Swimming League. Swimmers in the age group events must compete in their own age group and may swim up in one age group relay event per day.

All events are Timed Finals Events. Swimmers may swim in four individual events and one relay event per day.

Note: AM sessions will be swum with all odd numbered heats competing in the balcony pool and even numbered heats in the scoreboard pool. PM sessions will have and 8 & under pool and a 9-10 pool. Format of the Friday session will be determined after entries are in.

The Meet Director reserves the right to combine heats as the opportunity arises. Breaks between events will attempt to ensure that swimmers have at least 15 minutes between swims (of same age group). Coaches may check with the Referee or Starter for the schedule of breaks.

Parents are not permitted on the pool deck. Shaving is not permitted in the facility. Coolers are not permitted in the facility. There will be a concession stand open in the lobby. Food and drinks are not permitted on the pool deck. No glass is permitted on deck.


A swimmer must be a member of the YMCA they represent for a minimum of 30 days prior to the start of the meet.

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AWARDS Team Awards -

Individual Events -

  • Medals   1st through 3rd Place
  • Ribbons   4th through 16th Place

High Point Team Trophy awarded to 1st, 2 nd and 3rd place finishers.

PCY Tigersharks are not eligible for team trophy.

Individual High Point Award - The top scorer for girls and boys, per age group, not including 6 & Under.

Relay Events - Ribbons for 1st through 16th Place

Heat Winner -Ribbons awarded to all heat winners in the 6 & u, 7-8 and 9-10 age groups. 

Team Spirit – Awarded to the team who best dresses and decorates their team area based on the meet theme. 


  • Individual Events:20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 
  • Relay Events:40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22-18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2 


Complete results will be posted as a pdf file on the team web page, and the Southwest Ohio YMCA Swimming League web page, Also a meet backup for Meet Manager and a result file for Team Manager will be posted on the web sites.


Pool deck bleacher will be used for team areas. Swimmers are not permitted to reserve space in the balcony, this is reserved for spectators. Each team is responsible for monitoring their team areas. Meet officials will monitor the pool deck and team area. Each team is asked to pick up their team area. Food is not permitted in the team areas on the pool deck. Parents are not permitted on the pool deck. 

The Tigersharks are happy to provide Coaches Hospitality Room for drinks, snacks and lunches.

CLERK OF COURSE will not be used for any event. Swimmers are to report directly to the blocks. Meet staff will aid all the younger swimmers behind the starting blocks.


Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms, or locker rooms.


Except where the venue facilities require otherwise, changing, into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is not appropriate and is prohibited. The USA Swimming Rulebook defines Deck Change as: Changing, in whole or in part, into or out of a swimsuit (excluding a drag suit) in an area other than a permanent or temporary locker room, bathroom, changing room or other space designated for changing purposes while at a practice, competition, or other pool-related activity.” This includes slipping off the top of a one-piece performance suit to place on an alternate bikini top immediately following a race.


This is an extremely large meet, anyone wishing to volunteer as an official is asked to contact Jon Saxton at


Anyone interested in volunteering as a timer is asked to email Mike Leonard Due to the fact that the afternoon sessions will be competing in two pools, PCY will need assistance filling Friday & PM worker positions. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. If necessary, timer assignments may be given to larger Y’s. This decision will be made and communicated one week prior to the meet.

Meet Information Changes/Adjustments

The host organization reserves the right to make any adjustments to the provisions of the meet announcement deemed necessary to ensure the fair and efficient running of the meet. Changes will be communicated as far in advance as possible. None of the required elements of a sanctioned meet may be changed.