Cincinnati Marlins Invite

Jan 31, 2020 (01:00 AM) - Feb 2, 2020 (11:59 PM)
January, 3 2020
September 16, 2019
(this is a team hosted event)
Age Group 2, Age Group 4, Junior 2


Location of Meet:    
Keating Natatorium

616 W. North Bend Rd.

Cincinnati, OH 45224

Recommended for:    JR2, AG2, AG4
Sign-up Deadline:   January 3rd 

Purpose of the Meet:   This meet is for JR2, AG2, and AG4 only. This meet is for USA registered swimmers and is a great prelim/final meet that USA swimmers who are not doing high school, should attend. 
Transportation:   There will be no transportation provided for this meet.

Swimmer Shirt Schedule:   2019-20 team shirt TBD

Coaches Shirt Schedule:    

·       Friday – white polos

·       Saturday prelims – blue team t-shirt

·       Saturday finals – grey polo

·       Sunday – blue polo

Meet Information:    Maximum of 3 individual events for 11&over swimmers and maximum of 4 individual events for 10&underf. Medals – First through third. Ribbons – Fourth through sixteenth. Deck entries will be accepted at the discretion of the meet ref ($5). Admission TBD by host. Limited concessions will be offered. Parking is free.

Facility:   Keating Natatorium is an 8 lane x 50 meter indoor pool with a removable bulkhead in place to make two 25 yard competition pools. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming. Water depth is 6ft. from the balcony (South) end of the pool to 4ft. in depth at the Scoreboard (North) end of the pool.

·        Seating is limited and will be conducted on a first come first serve basis. Seat saving techniques such as towels, bags, etc are not allowed.

·        PLEASE no flash photography as this interferes with the swimmers start off the strobe starting system.

·        No coolers or glass containers are permitted in the natatorium.

·        Swimmers bags are not permitted in the spectator seating.

·        No towels, bags or personal belongings may be left in the natatorium between sessions.

·        For your safety and the safety of others exit aisles and exit ways have been marked and must remain clear at all times.

·        The gym MAY be available for swimmers and parents to utilize chairs, bags, and coolers. We will post availability in Meet Notes before the meet.

Entry Fees:    $5 surcharge per athlete, $6 for each individual event, $10 Travel fee

Deck Entries:  

·       Deck entries will be accepted only if the meet is not closed, and at the discretion of Meet Management. Check meet notes for updates. Marlins reserve the right to deck enter their swimmers at any time.

·       Deck entries will close 1 hour after the start of the PREVIOUS session.

·       A deck entry fee of $12.00 per individual event, as well as the $5.00 meet surcharge, is payable upon sign-up at clerk of course.

General Admission Fee: Adults - $5/day, Children under 10 – Free, Heat Sheets - $3

Meet Schedule:   Please arrive at the pool 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of warm-up. Look for warm up schedule to be added when we get more information from the host.

Meet Starting Times:




  (See team assignments)  

Meet Start/ End



Friday PM (timed finals)

5:00PM – 5:30PM 

Lanes 1-4

Scoreboard End
Arrive at 4:45 for dynamic

   6:10PM - 8:45PM   

9 & over

   Saturday AM (prelims)   

7:25AM – 7:50AM

Lanes 1-5

Scoreboard End
Arrive at 7:15 for dynamic

   8:10AM - 11:30AM   

   11 & over   

Saturday PM (timed finals) N/A N/A N/A

Saturday PM (finals)

4:30PM – 5:30PM
Arrive at 4:15 for dynamic

5:30PM - TBD

11 & over

Sunday AM (timed finals)

7:25AM – 7:50AM

Lanes 1-5

Scoreboard End
Arrive at 7:15
 for dynamic

8:40AM - 11:00AM

11 & over

Sunday PM (timed finals)


Lanes 6-7

Balcony End
Arrive at 11:45am for dynamic

12:30PM - 3:30PM 10 & under