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BASH Teddy Bear Invitational

Jan 31, 2020 (06:00 PM) - Feb 2, 2020 (06:00 PM)
January, 10 2020

Description

 
TEDDY BEAR SPLASH INVITATIONAL Hosted by the BLUE ASH YMCA SWIM TEAM 

Meet Date: January 31, February 1-2, 2020

Location: Blue Ash YMCA, 5000 YMCA Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45242

Friday: Coaches Mickey & Jenna

Saturday Morning Session: Coach Mickey

Saturday Afternoon Session: Coaches Mickey & Jenna

Sunday Morning Session: Coach Mickey

Sunday Afternoon Session: Coach Morgan

Friday for 8 & Under  TEAM AREA in GYM

  • Be ready to warm up at 5:40pm
  • POOL 5:45-6:00 PM in Lanes 3-4
  • Meet Start 6:15 PM 
  • Meet Finish about 8:10pm

Saturday Morning Session for 11& OverT EAM AREA in RacquetBall Court... take stairs that are located in hall between GYM and POOL

  • Be Ready to Swim at 6:50AM
  • POOL 7:00-7:20am in Lane 5
  • Meet 7:50 AM 
  • Meet Finishes about 12:35pm

Saturday Afternoon Session for 9-10 & 8 & under    TEAM AREA in RacquetBall Court... take stairs that are located in hall between GYM and POOL

  • Be Ready to Swim 1:25pm
  • POOL 1:30-1:45PM in Lane 4-5
  • Meet Start 2:05 PM 
  • Meet Finish about 6:30pm

Sunday Morning Session for 11 & over          TEAM AREA in GYM

  • Be Ready to Swim at 7:35AM
  • POOL 7:40-8:00AM in Lane 4
  • Meet Sart 8:35 AM 
  • Meet Finish about 12 noon     

Sunday Afternoon Session for 9-10 year olds ONLY– Team Area in GYM

  • Be Ready to Swim at 12:45pm
  •  POOL 12:50-1:05pm in Lane 4
  • Meet Start 1:15pm 
  • Meet Finish about 4:00pm

INCLEMENT WEATHER/CANCELATION: All coaches will be notified, and information will be posted to swimbash.com.

Timeline>   https://www.teamunify.com/ohsfymca/__eventform__/1239532_Teddy%20Bear%20time%20line.pdf

Psych Sheet>   https://www.teamunify.com/ohsfymca/__eventform__/1239530_Teddy%20Bear%20psych%20sheet.pdf

726 swimmers (luckily only Saturday PM will be crowded)

Friday, Meet at 6:15 PM, 2 hours of swimming, 175 swimmers

Saturday AM, meet at 8:00 AM, 4.5 hours, 240 swimmers

Saturday PM, meet at 2 PM, 4 hours swimming, 274 swimmers

Sunday AM, meet at 8:00 AM, 4 hours of swimming, 210 swimmers

Sunday PM, meet at 1:15 PM, 2.5 hours of swimming, 165 swimmers

Finish before 4 PM on Sunday - Super Bowl Kick off at 6:30 PM

ADJUSTMENTS TO THE MEET ANNOUCEMENTS: The Meet Committee 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 or due to unforeseen issues of weather or facility problems. Changes will be communicated as far in advance as possible. None of the required elements for a YMCA Sanctioned Invitational meet and USA-S Approved meet can be changed.

MEET TIMELINE: Warm-up and start times for all sessions are subject to change depending on the size of the meet

  • Friday - 5:30 PM Warm-up, Meet 6:20 PM for 8 & Under
  • Saturday - 7:00 AM Warm-up, Meet 8:10 AM for 11& Over
  • Saturday - 12:30 PM Warm-up, Meet 1:35 PM for 9-10 & 8 & under
  • Sunday - 7:00 AM Warm-up for 11 & Over 8:10 AM meet for 11 & over
  • Sunday – 12:30 PM Warm-up, Meet 1:35 PM for 9-10 year olds ONLY
  • Specific team warm-ups and lane assignments will be TBA

ELIGIBILITY:ATHLETE
YMCA Membership: An athlete must be a YMCA member in good standing who holds an annual, full privilege membership at the YMCA he/she represents for a period of at least 30 days prior
to the first day of the meet.
Amateur Status: An athlete may not have represented a college, university or other post-high school institution in any competition and may not have accepted pay or compensation for competing as a swimmer. 
Unattached Athletes: There is no “unattached” status in YMCA Swimming.
Age: An athlete must be at least five (5) years of age, and not older than twenty-one (21) years of age on the first day Meet.

Times:There are no time standards for this meet.
Athletes with a Disability: Swimmers with a disability are welcome to enter this meet. The coach or team entry personmust alert the meet director and the meet referee as to the need for any special accommodations or seeding arrangements at the time the entry is submitted. If modifications to USA Swimming rules are necessary, then the coach or athlete must notify the meet referee of any disability prior to competition. 

ENTRY INFORMATION

ENTRY LIMITS: Swimmers may enter in four (4) individual events, plus one relay per day. .

ENTRY FEES: Individual Events $5.00 Relay Events $18.00 Deck Entries $10.00

Deck entries will be taken in open lanes only, no extra heats will be added to the meet.

SIGN-UP PROCEDURE:All visiting Officials interested in volunteering, please contact Charlene Stevenson to reserve a spot. [email protected]

 

READY BENCH: Clerk of course will be used for all 8 & under swimmers.

STARTS: 'Fly-over' starts will be used at this meet. All swimmers (except for Backstroke starts) should remain in the water at the completion of their race until the next heat has begun.

SWIMS (USA-S): This meet has been approved by USA Swimming. Therefore, all individual times will be automatically submitted for entry into SWIMS as long as USA-S ID numbers have been included with your entry.

RESULTS: Any results displayed on the scoreboard are unofficial until final results are published. Results will be posted on Meet Mobile and on the league website.  

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • SCORING: Points will be awarded for individual events only on the following scale: 13, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
  • AWARDS: For 12 and Under swimmers - Custom TEDDY BEAR medals will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in individual events, and to 1st place for relays. Ribbons will be awarded to the 4th through 12th place finishers in the individual events, and 2nd through 6th in relays. For 13 and Over swimmers – will receive no awards.
  • 8 & Under on Saturday PM will receive TEDDY BEAR medals, but events will NOT count towards High Point Awards.
  • smiley All 8 and under swimmers on Friday evening will receive a small stuffed teddy bear.
  • smileyHeat winner awards – Heat winners for all heats, including 13 and over swimmers, will be awarded a small stuff Teddy Bear.

 RECOGNITIONS:

  • A custom plaque will be awarded to the HIGH POINT Swimmer in each following age group:
    • Friday night – 7-8 Age Group
    • Saturday & Sunday – 9-10, 11-12
    • No High Point awards for 13 & Over or 6 & Under. 8 & Under events on Saturday PM will NOT count towards High Point Awards.
    • Relay Events will not count towards High Point Awards. 

CONDUCT AND RESTRICTIONS:

The Meet Referee reserves the right to dismiss any swimmer, coach and/or spectator from the competition due to inappropriate conduct

· Deck access is limited to only registered and approved coaches, swimmers, and working officials.

· 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.

· Glass, Food, and Chairs are not permitted on deck.

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

· Photographs are not allowed to be taken behind the block during competition.

· Massage tables are not permitted.

· Individuals are responsible for the security of their personal belongings and are encouraged not to bring valuables to the meet venue and not to leave items unattended.

· Shaving is not permitted in any areas of the facility. 

SPECTATORS

ADMISSION FEE: None

HEAT SHEETS/PROGRAMS: Can be purchased for $5.00.

CONCESSION STAND: Available.

LOST AND FOUND: Located at the front desk of the Main Building.

CONDUCT AND RESTRICTIONS:

· No Flash Photography at the start of competition races.

· No personal chairs are allowed in the spectator area.

· Parents are responsible for the conduct of their children. Children are not allowed to roam the facility unattended.

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

· No smoking, drugs, or alcohol are permitted in the swimming complex

CONCUSSION AWARENESS: This meet will follow the YMCA of USA Concussion procedure. Anyone who observes or has knowledge of a potential head injury should immediately notify lifeguards and/or hired medical personnel. Once the injury report is completed, the lifeguard and/or hired medical personnel will notify the Event Staff, the athlete’s coaching staff, and the Meet Director. If a head injury occurs, the action plan below will be followed:

1. According to state law, only the athlete's coach or a referee can remove an athlete.

2. Athlete must be evaluated by a licensed health care professional experienced in identifying and treating concussions. In addition, the athlete must be in compliance with the laws that are in effect within the jurisdiction where the meet is held.

3. The coaching staff will inform the athlete’s parents or guardians about the possible concussion and give or send them the fact sheet on concussion.

4. The athlete will not be allowed back to warm-up or compete until a health care professional, experienced in evaluating concussions determines that the athlete is symptom-free and is OK to return to participation. The athlete cannot participate again until the next day, even with a health care provider's approval.

LIGHTNING POLICY: The National Lightning Safety Institute, National Athletic Trainers Association, American College of Emergency Physicians, USA Swimming, and YMCA of the USA all recommend or require closing an indoor pool during an electrical storm. This policy will be followed at the meet.

PARKING Parking available at the YMCA. FREE 

BASH Teddy Bear Splash Order of events – All swimming in the Y’s Main Pool

Girl Events

Friday Night

Boy Events

101

6 & Under 25 Breaststroke

102

103

7-8 25 Breaststroke

104

105

6 & Under 25 Freestyle

106

107

7-8 25 Freestyle

108

109

6 & Under 25 Butterfly

110

111

7-8 25 Butterfly

112

113

6 & Under 25 Backstroke

114

115

7-8 25 Backstroke

116

     

 

 

 

 

Saturday AM

 

201

13 & Over 200 IM

202

203

11-12 100 IM

204

205

13 & Over 100 Breaststroke

206

207

11-12 100 Breaststroke

208

209

13 & Over 200 Butterfly

210

211

11-12 50 Butterfly

212

213 

13 & Over 200 Freestyle

214

 215

11-12 100 Freestyle

216

217

13 & Over 100 Backstroke

218

219

11-12 50 Backstroke

220

221

13 & Over 500 Freestyle

222

     
     
 

Saturday Afternoon

 

225

9-10 100 IM

226

227

8 & Under 100 IM

228

229

9-10 50 Fly

230

231

8 & Under 50 Freestyle

232

233

9-10 100 Freestyle

234

 235

8 & Under 100 Freestyle

236 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Morning

 

301

11-12 50 Freestyle

302

303

13 & Over 50 Freestyle

304

305

11-12 50 Breaststroke

306

307

13 & Over 200 Breaststroke

308

309

11-12 100 Butterfly

310

311

13 & Over 100 Butterfly

312

313

11-12 200 Freestyle

314

315

13 & Over 100 Freestyle

316

317

11-12 100 Backstroke

318

319

13 & Over 200 Backstroke

320

321

11-12 200 Medley Relay

322

 

Sunday Afternoon

 

323

9-10 50 Backstroke

324

325

9-10 50 Freestyle

326

327

9-10 50 Breaststroke

328

329

9-10 200 Freestyle

330

331

9-10 200 Free Relay

332

 

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