Event

Torpedoes - December 6-8: Ice Breakers Invitational @ WARF, Warrenton, VA

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019
November, 17 2019
'19-20 Torpedoes

Description

LOCATION:

Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility, 800 Waterloo Rd. Warrenton VA., (540) 349-2520

FACILITY:

  • Eight Lane 25 yard indoor pool, 4.5 (lane 1) to 11.8 feet in depth (lane 8); Non-Turbulent Lane Markers; Colorado Automatic & Semi-Automatic Timing System. Two additional 25 yard lanes will be available for continuous warm-up and cool down.
  • The competition course has been certified in accordance with current USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, Article 104.2.2C(4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • 11 & 12 year old swimmers must have a BB+ time in the 200 IM or a B+ time in the 400 IM to compete in the 11-12 400 IM (CT not accepted)
  • 10 & under swimmers must have a BB+ time in the 100 Breaststroke to compete in the 200 Breaststroke (CT not accepted)
  • 10 & under swimmers must have a BB+ time in the 200 Freestyle or a B+ time in the 500 Freestyle to compete in the 500 freestyle (CT not accepted)
  • 10 & under swimmers must have a BB+ time in the 100 Backstroke to compete in the 200 Backstroke (CT not accepted)
  • 2017-2020 NAG Motivational time standards are in effect.
  • Age on December 6, 2019 will determine age for the entire meet.

FORMAT:

  • All 13 & older swimmers will swim a preliminary session in the morning session. The top 16 swimmers in the 13-14 age group & the top 16 swimmers in the 15&O age group will swim the final session each day. Friday distance will be swum as timed finals.
  • All 12 & younger swimmers will swim timed finals in the afternoon session.
  • All relay events for 13 & older swimmers will be timed finals & will be conducted during preliminary session.
  • All Friday sessions will be swum as timed finals.

WARM-UPS:

  • Friday afternoon session: Warm-up at 12:00 pm; competition starts at 1:00 pm
  • Friday evening session: Warm-up not before 3:30 pm; competition starts not before 4:30 pm.
  • Morning sessions: Warm-ups not before 6:30 am; competition starts at 8:00 am.
  • Afternoon sessions: Warm-ups not before 12:00 pm; competition starts not before 1:00
  • Finals sessions: Warm-ups not before 4:00 pm; competition starts not before 5:00 pm. 30 minutes will be general warm-up, followed by 20 minutes of specific warm-up. Lanes for starts and one way sprints, pace, and continued general warm-up will be provided with warm-up assignments
  • Lane assignment and warm-up times for individual clubs will be posted on the VSTP website no later than Monday, December 2, 2019 and will also be emailed to the contact person of the participating clubs. The distance session will start no earlier than the estimated times.
  • If the morning session runs late, afternoon warm-ups will begin immediately after the morning session ends.

ENTRIES:

  • Coach Times (CT) will be accepted for events in which a swimmer does not have a time of record (except for 11-12 400 IM and 10 and under 200 butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke). CT must be slower than an “A” time. All entry times other than CT must have been achieved in USA Swimming sanctioned, approved, or observed competition.
  • “No Time” (NT) entries will not be accepted.
  • 12 & younger swimmers may enter a maximum of 4 individual events per day & a total of 10 individual events for the meet. 13 & older swimmers may enter a maximum of 3 individual events per day & a total of 9 events for the meet.

FEES:

Individual events:

  • 13 and Over: $8.00
  • 12 and Under: $7.00 Relay Events: $16.00

Swimmer surcharge: $2.50 per person (entered in the meet in any capacity)

 

AWARDS:

  • Individual events: Ribbons will be awarded for first through eighth place.
    • 13 & Over individual events will be given separate awards for 13-14 and 15 & Over age groups.
    • 12 & Under individual events will be given separate awards for 11-12, 9-10, and 8 & Under age groups.
    • 10 & Under individual events will be given separate awards for 9-10 and 8 & Under age groups.
  • Relay events: Ribbons will be awarded for first through sixth place.

SEEDING:

  • All events, except event #1-2 (13&O 400 IM), 3-4 (13&O 500 Free), 5-6 (13&O 1000 Free), 7-8 (11-12 400 IM), and 15-16 (12&U 500 Free) will be pre-seeded. Swimmers should report directly to the blocks for their events with the exception of evening Finals sessions. There will be a clerk of course located outside of the Lifeguard room.
  • #1-2 (13&O 400 IM), 3-4 (13&O 500 Free), 5-6 (13&O 1000 Free), 7-8 (11-12 400 IM), and 15-16 (12&U 500 Free) will require a positive check-in.
  • Positive check-in will close 12:30 pm Friday for event #1-2 (13&O 400 IM), 3-4 (13&O 500 Free), and 5-6 (13&O 1000 Free).
  • Positive check-in will close 4:00 pm Friday for event #7-8 (11-12 400 IM), and 15-16 (12&U 500 Free).
  • Events #1-2 (13&O 400 IM), 3-4 (13&O 500 Free), 5-6 (13&O 1000 Free), 7-8 (11-12 400 IM), and 15-16

(12&U 500 Free) will be swum fastest to slowest and alternating heats of girls and boys

  • SWIMMERS FAILING TO POSITIVELY CHECK-IN WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SWIM THE EVENT.

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