Background-image
MCA TEAM PARTNERS
Speedo
Plum+Market
Bloomfield+Sports+Shop
Central+Zones
USA+Swimming
Michigan+Swimming
Event

2020 SC Championship Series - 12 & Under States

Mar 6, 2020 - Mar 7, 2020
March, 1 2020
December 31, 1929
(this is a team hosted event)

Description

 

LOCATION/FACILITIES

There will be 2 locations for this meet.

Eastern Michigan University and Canham Natatorium 

Eastern Michigan University will be used for all events on Friday and for Preliminary events on Saturday and Sunday.

Canham Natatorium will be used for Finals on Saturday and Sunday.

The Eastern Michigan University Natatorium is a 10-lane pool.  There will be a separate area available for supervised warm-up and cool-down.  Depth at start is eight feet[1] and nine and a half feet at turn. Permanent starting blocks and non-turbulent lane markers will be used. A Daktronics timing system with a 10-lane display will be used. Up to 10 lanes will be used for competition. There is ample balcony seating for spectators. Lockers are available (provide your own lock).  Public phones will not be available. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). No parents or spectators will be allowed on the first floor of the Rec/IM.  Those spectators who need elevator access or ADA seating access must email the Meet Director prior to the meet for accommodations.

Canham Natatorium has two (2) 8-lane pools.  There will be a separate area available for supervised warm-up and cool-down.  Depth at both start and turn is 7’. Permanent starting blocks and non-turbulent lane markers will be used. Colorado timing system with an 8/16-lane display will be used. There is ample balcony seating for spectators. Lockers are available (provide your own lock).  Public phones will not be available. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4).

ADMISSIONS - Admissions: $5.00 per person/per day. Children age eight (8) and younger are free. Spectator Passes: An all session wristband (Friday through Sunday) may be purchased for $15. An all session wristband (Saturday and Sunday) can be purchased for $10.00.  Although there is no discount associated with the Spectator Pass it will eliminate the need to stand in the admission line each morning. The Spectator Pass must be worn on your wrist at all times.

HEAT SHEETS – Heat sheets for preliminary sessions will be $3.00. Heat sheets for finals sessions will be $2.00. Heat sheet s will be available at the admissions table and/or concessions area after they have been announced as available.

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

 

DAY

GROUP A

GROUP B

1 WAY

EVENTS START

AGE GROUP

Friday Prelim

7:30AM

8:00AM

8:30AM

9:00AM

12 & Under

Friday Finals

4:30PM

 

5:00PM

5:30PM

12 & Under

Saturday Prelim

7:30AM

8:00AM

8:30AM

9:00AM

12 & Under

Saturday Finals

4:30PM

 

5:00PM

5:30PM

12 & Under

Sunday Prelim

7:30AM

8:00AM

8:30AM

9:00AM

12 & Under

Sunday Finals

4:00PM

 

4:30PM

5:00PM

12 & Under

 

Para-Swimming Eligibility -

USA Swimming Rule 105.1.1 defines a “disability” as a permanent physical or cognitive disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

 

An athlete with a disability who achieved the qualifying P1, P2, or P3 time standards for their age/classification/events may enter those events into the 12 and Under Short Course State Championship Meet. An official sport class recognition of a swimmer with a disability is NOT required.

 

ENTRY LIMITS - A swimmer may enter as many events as they qualify for, but may swim no more than (3) individual events per day. A swimmer may swim no more than (6) individual events and (2) relay events for the entire three-day meet. If a swimmer is entered in more than (3) individual events and (1) relay event per day, he/she must scratch out of the desired excess events.

 

SEEDING

Individual Events: The fastest three heats will be circle seeded, the remainder will be seeded slowest to fastest, with the following exceptions, seeded fastest to slowest:

11/12 400 IM, 500 Freestyle, 1000 Freestyle and 1650 Freestyle are timed final events,

10 & Under 500 Freestyle is also a timed final event.

Para-Swimmers will be seeded with the able-bodied swimmers in prelim events but will swim in a separate final (*”C”) per the following Michigan Swimming Rule and Procedure. Para-swimmers shall be seeded with other Para-Swimmers unless there is only one swimmer. If only one swimmer is competing, the Para- swimmer shall be seeded with able-body peers as appropriate yet scored and awarded separately.

Exception for down seeding the individual Timed Finals Events:  A swimmer, if entered in two or more events on the day of the 500 Free and/or 400 IM, may down seed to the minimum Q1 standard.

The fastest seeded heat (top 8) after scratches of each of these events will swim during the finals sessions. The remaining heats of these events will swim in the morning sessions and be swum fastest to slowest and alternating gender (female/male). Swimmers should consult the heat sheets carefully for their heat and lane. Awards and scoring/place for these timed finals events are determined by all the athletes’ performances in all the heats (i.e. times achieved in the preliminary heats are used to determine the top 16 finishers even though the time was not achieved in the Finals.

 

Relay Events: All relay events will be seeded slowest to fastest

 

FINALS INFO

Individual Events: There will be two heats of individual events at finals (A Final, B Final) each heat is comprised of a maximum of eight (8) swimmers.  These two heats will swim in a B-Consolation (9-16), A-Championship Finals order (1-8). *Para-Swimming events – There will be the addition of a “C” final prior to the B- Consolation in any event that a Para-Swimmer has competed in, for Para-Swimmers only. At the discretion of the Meet Referee, this heat may be combined with the B-Consolation, space permitting.  A para-swimmer who qualifies for either the A Final or the B Consolation based on overall place shall swim with that heat.  With the exception of the timed-finals events.

TIME STANDARDS - Short Course Q1 and Disability time standards can be located on the Michigan Swimming website.

CONVERSION/ENTRY TIMES - No time conversions permitted. Submit times in Short Course Yards, Short Course Meters, or Long Course Meters.

ATHLETE CHECK IN – will be posted on the first floor of the Rec/IM by the locker rooms at EMU and at the athlete entrance at Canham.

SCRATCH RULES - All individual events will conform to the USA National Scratch Procedures Article 102.4.

Early Team or individual scratches for all Friday events will be accepted at [email protected] on Thursday March 5, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Scratch deadline for all Final events - Thirty minutes after the qualifiers for the event are announced. (See USA Rule 207.11.6 D and E).

PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPETE -

Preliminary Events - If a swimmer fails to drop his/her scratch card by the time stated for the event and fails to compete in that event, the swimmer will be barred from all further preliminary individual and relay events of that day. Additionally, the swimmer will not be seeded in any further individual events on succeeding days unless that swimmer declares intent to swim prior to the close of the scratch box for that day’s event. (See Meet Referee or his/her designee).

Finals - If a swimmer qualifies for a finals event as a result of his/her preliminary swim and fails to properly scratch or fails to properly declare an intention to scratch pursuant to the rule within 30 minutes after the final qualifiers are announced, and fails to compete in that event final, the swimmer will be barred from further competition for the remainder of the meet.

NOTE: If a swimmer declares that he/she may want to scratch an event but does not return to confirm that scratch within 30 minutes following the conclusion of the swimmer’s last event, the swimmer will be seeded into the Finals event, and will be similarly penalized if the swimmer does not compete in Finals. (See Meet Referee or his/her designee).

Additional $50 Penalty - In addition to the procedures and penalties stated above, if a swimmer participates in any event in this meet and then fails to compete in his/her last scheduled individual event of the meet without being properly scratched for that event, he/she shall be fined $50 payable immediately to MS.

The swimmer is not allowed to compete in any subsequent MS sanctioned or approved events until the fine is paid.

RESULTS - Official results will be posted following the conclusion of the meet on the Michigan Swimming Website at www.miswim.org.  Unofficial results will also be available (HY-TEK Meet Manager) to coaches only (Coaches must provide a flash drive). Please use Meet Mobile for Unofficial live results.

SCORING –

Individual events points: 30,27,26,25,24,23,22,21,19,17,16,15,14,13,12,11 for 1st-16th respectively. 

Where there is a “C” Final: 9,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 Points earned by the para-swimmer in this heat will be added to their team’s overall final points total.

Relays: 40,34,32,30,28,26,24,22,18,14,12,10,8,6,4,2 for 1st –16th respectively.

AWARDS - Michigan Swimming provides medals for 1st – 8th place finishers for all individual and relay events and ribbons for 9th – 16th place finishers in each individual event. There are individual high point awards for 1st – 3rd place finishers in each age group calculated based upon those points in the A Final and B Consolation heat only. There is an overall Team State Champion and runner-up trophy calculated based upon points in the A Final, B Consolation and C Final heats. There will be separate medals 1st -8th place for those events that have a “C” Final.  A “C” Final high point award will be given, based upon points earned solely in the “C” Final heats.

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.

 

 

 

Forms/Documents:

Photos:

0093BE00-2B37-44E5-8454-0F1B8DA79858.png