Short Course Champs III (13&O) NO FLEX MEMBERS

Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020
February, 5 2020


Due date 2/5/2020



February 28-March 1, 2020

A Short Course Yards Prelims/Finals Meet



  • TWST:  CISD Natatorium 19133 David Memorial Drive Shenandoah, Texas 77385 

TIME AND DATE: This is five session, 2 ½ day prelims/finals meet with a timed final session on Friday and AM prelims/PM finals sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

Session 1: Friday PM – February 28, 2020

  • Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys
  • Warm-up *: 4:00 – 5:15 pm / Meet Start: 5:30 pm

Session 2: Saturday Prelims – February 29, 2020

  • Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys
  • Warm-up*: 7:30 – 8:45 am / Meet Start: 9:00 am

Session 3: Saturday Finals – February 29, 2020

  • Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys
  • Warm-up**: 4:30-5:15 pm/Meet Start: 5:30 pm

Session 4: Sunday Prelims—March 1, 2020

  • Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys
  • Warm-up*: 7:30 – 8:45 am / Meet Start: 9:00 am

Session 5: Sunday Finals—March 1, 2020

  • Age Groups: 13 & Over girls and boys
  • Warm-up**: 4:00-4:45 pm/ Meet Start: 5:00 pm


The administrative rules for the conduct of Gulf Swimming meets shall follow the Administrative Conduct of USA Swimming Championships, USA Swimming rules 207.11.6D and 207.11.6E as modified below:

Any finalist who fails to compete in finals or consolation finals, or any other bonus final heat, for which he or she has qualified and failed to scratch with the Clerk of Course prior to the scratch deadline, shall be banned from further competition in the meet in accordance with the USA Swimming Rules and Regulations and will be assessed a fine of $50.00. A club, which has not paid the fine, will not be allowed to register for membership in Gulf Swimming until the fine is paid.

In a Prelim/Final meet, the finalists and alternates for finals shall be announced and shall have thirty (30) minutes after the announcement to scratch from finals. Any qualified swimmer in the event (a swimmer is qualified for finals or consolation finals or any other bonus finals if he or she has successfully complete the event in prelims) may be moved into finals due to scratches, therefore all swimmers who will not be present at finals must scratch to avoid a possible suspension from the meet and a fine of $50.00. Thirty (30) minutes after the announcement, no further scratches shall be accepted, the existing scratches will be tabulated and the finalists and two (2) alternates for the event shall be set. Only the finalists set at this point may be subject to the above fines and banishment from competition, even though any qualified swimmer may be moved into finals. The alternates, after the existing scratches are tabulated, will not be penalized if they are unavailable to compete in finals.

The USA Swimming National Championships Meets “reserve the right to scratch” rule is not applicable to any Gulf Swimming meet. 

Cut-off Times: None

Qualifying Times: 13-14 age group swimmers must have 3 or more 2018-2020 USA Swimming National Age Group Motivational “A” Time Standards to compete in this meet and may enter any event. There are no qualifying times for 15 and older swimmers.

Age: As of February 28, 2020

Times Eligibility: Times must be achieved between Feb 1, 2018 and the entry deadline.

Number of Events: Swimmers may compete in up to three (3) individual events per day and one (1) relay event per day. Swimmers who enter more than 3 events per day must scratch extra events 45 minutes prior to the start of the preliminary session. See scratching section above for details and scratch procedures.  


  • Individual Event Entry Fee (per event): $7.50
  • Relay Entry Fee (per relay event): $16.50
  • Swimmer Surcharge Fee (per swimmer): $7.00
  • SST Fee (per swimmer):  $7.50 per day