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Event

2020 SC Championship Series - Junior Olympic

Feb 28, 2020 (08:00 AM) - Mar 1, 2020 (10:00 PM)
February, 23 2020

Description

MCA Hosted meet, plan on volunteering.

LOCATION / FACILITIES – Waterford Kettering High School Natatorium, 3800 Kettering Drive, Waterford, MI

The Waterford is an 8-lane, 25-yard pool with a supervised warm-up and warm down area available. 8-lanes will be used for competition. Depth at start is 7’ and 9’ 11” at the turn. Permanent starting blocks, non-turbulent lane markers, and a Colorado timing system with an 8-lane display will be used. There is ample balcony seating for spectators. Lockers are available (provide your own lock).  Public phones will be available.  The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C.

ADMISSIONS - Admission is $5.00 per person per day with 10 and under free with a paying adult. Heat Sheets are available for $2.00 per session.

Check In - Check In will be available as of 30 minutes before warm-up starts for each session. Check in is mandatory for all events. Failure to check in will cause the swimmer to be scratched from all events in that session. Check in will close 15 minutes after the start of warm up for each session. Check in sheets will be posted in the lower lobby outside the locker rooms.

CONTROLLED WARMUP - Teams will be assigned to a warm-up group for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday sessions.

DAY

GROUP A

GROUP B

1 WAY

EVENTS START

AGE GROUP

Friday PM

5:00PM

5:20PM

5:40PM

6:00PM

All

Saturday AM

7:30AM

7:50AM

8:10AM

8:30AM

12 & Under

Saturday PM

1:00PM

1:20PM

1:40PM

2:00PM, not before

13-18

Sunday AM

7:30AM

7:50AM

8:10AM

8:30AM

12 & Under

Sunday PM

1:00PM

1:20PM

1:40PM

2:00PM, not before

13-18

ELIGIBILTY – The Michigan Swimming White Junior Olympic Meet is a “Faster than / Slower than” time standard swim meet. All swimmers must be currently registered with Michigan Swimming, Inc. and USA Swimming, Inc. A swimmer's age on February 28, 2020 will determine his/her eligibility for a particular age group. Athletes with a disability should refer to Section H (9) (a) & (b) of Michigan Swimming Rules and Procedure. The qualifying time must have been achieved between 01/01/19 and 02/20/20.

ENTRY LIMITS – Swimmers may swim a maximum of 1 individual event Friday and 3 individual events and 1 relay each day Saturday and Sunday. No relay only swimmers allowed. Additionally, teams are limited to an A and B relay for each relay event.

DECK REGISTRATION – Deck registrations are NOT accepted

DECK ENTRIES – Deck entries are NOT accepted

AGE UP DATE / EXCEPTION - All swimmers who “age up” after JOs and before their respective State Meet, either 12 and Under or 13/14 & Open, and who don’t have a Q1 (State qualifying) time in their new State Meet age group may enter that event in their current age group at JO at a seed time at or faster than their current age groups Q1 Time. This additional entry option is intended to allow all swimmers an opportunity to qualify for the State Meets in their actual age group at the State Meets. Swimmers who enter an event at JO under the “age up” exception are not, however, eligible for awards at JO in that event. Please alert the Administrative Official to all “Age Up” entries by emailing the Administrative Official using the email address listed below. These swimmers must be marked as exhibition in your entry.

MEET FORMAT – The format at each of the three Junior Olympics Championship Meets is identical.  All events are timed finals.  All 10 & Under and 11-12 age groups will swim in the AM sessions.  All 13-18’s will swim in the PM sessions.  Relays are offered.  The 13-18 Age group events will be swum together but split into 13&14 and 15-18 age groups for awards. All events will be swum slowest to fastest except for the 400 IM, 500 Freestyle,1000 Freestyle, and the 1650 Freestyle which will be swum fastest to slowest and alternating genders female/male. Seeding will be done after check in closes.

  • **13-18 swimmer with 1000 Yd. Free Q2 time, can enter the 1650 Yd. Freestyle at the Q2 cutoff time, if they have not already achieved a Q1 time in the 1650 Yd. Freestyle.
  • ***11-12 swimmer with the 1650 Yd. Free Q2 Time, can enter the 1000 Yd. Freestyle at the Q2 cutoff time, if they have not already achieved a Q1 time in the 1000 Yd. Freestyle

Since this is a MS Championship Meet, the 4-hour rule does not apply.

TIME TRIALS - Time trials may be offered if timelines allow for them, at all three JO meets.  This will be determined after the entries have closed and all three meets are seeded. This decision will be made by the Sanctioning Chair and the Meet Referees for each meet. The notification of this decision will be posted to the Michigan Swimming web site and emailed out to the membership no later than Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Time Trials, if allowed, will be $7.00 per Individual Time Trial and $15.00 per Relay Time Trial. Entry into these Time Trial events does not count as an individual entry. However, time trials are limited to no more than one (1) individual time trial entry per swimmer and one (1) relay time trial entry per swimmer each day, per Michigan Swimming Rules and Procedures. Time trial swimmers who are not entered in the meet must prove their USA-S membership by presenting their USA-S membership card, have a print out from their Club portal on the USA-S website, or the athlete may also enter by showing their membership from USA Swimming’s DECKPASS on a smart phone. Name, athlete ID and club affiliation should then be added to your database just as it appears on DECKPASS, the Club portal list from USA Swimming, or the swimmer may compete unattached (UN). All time trials will be Open events.

10 year old swimmers who are “age up athletes” may time trial Open 200 stroke (200 Backstroke, 200 Breaststroke, and 200 Butterfly) events but 10 and Under swimmers who are not “age up athletes” may not time trial the Open 200 stroke events.

TIME STANDARDS - Slower than Short Course Q1 and equal to or faster than Q2 Time standards Michigan Swimming Web Site. If a swimmer achieves a Q1 time (SCY, SCM, or LCM) in an event after his/her entry has been sent to the Administrative Official,  on or before February 27, 2020, the swimmer must withdraw from the event unless the “Age Up” exception applies. Should a swimmer be required to withdraw, they will be refunded the event fee.

SCORING - No individual scores will be kept.  Team scores will be kept.  A first place and second place trophy will be awarded.

Individual events points: 20,17,16,15,14,13,12,11,9,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 for 1st -16th respectively.   

Relay event points: 40,34,32,30,28,26,24,22 for 1st-8th respectively.   

AWARDS – Custom Michigan Swimming Medals for: Individual Events, for 1st - 8th place and ribbons for 9th - 16th place. Relay events will be awarded Medals for 1st – 8th place. Please see the Event List for the schedule of Award breaks.

AWARD PRESENTATIONS - There will be a formal awards presentation. (See event schedule)

AWARD DISTRIBUTION - Individual event awards for 9th – 16th place will be bagged for each team and available for immediate pickup at the end of the meet on Sunday evening.

No awards will be mailed there will be no exceptions.

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