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Event

TYR Pro Swim Series #1 LCM ~ Greensboro, NC

Nov 6, 2019 - Nov 9, 2019
September, 15 2019

Description

Please email Steven Zheng syzheng@comcast.net your phone number to be added to the Parent GroupMe group for this meet.  This app is used for the families going to plan activities, dinners and hotel arrangements.

Hotel Link:

https://mmxreservations.com/fer/#/Greensboronc?pageCode=2019TYRSwimSeries

Meet Host:

2019 TYR Pro Swim Series #1

Meet Type:

This is a Championship meet for swimmers who have the qualifying time standards. These meets will be conducted in LCM. All individual events except the 800/1500 freestyles will be conducted on a Preliminaries and Finals basis.

Location:

Greensboro Aquatic Center

Schedule:

Wednesday: Timed finals for the distance Freestyle events will begin at 4:00 pm.

Thu-Sat Prelims: 9:00 AM

Thu-Sat Finals: 6:00 PM

Practice will be available beginning at noon on Tuesday. Venue hours of operation on Tuesday & Wednesday are as follows: Tuesday Noon – 8:00pm; Wednesday 11:00 AM until one hour after the conclusion of the session. The venue will be open for practice starting at 7:00am on Thursday – Saturday.

Awards:

The TYR Pro Swim Series provides swimmers prize money for first, second, and third place performances at each meet. Prize money will be distributed as follows:
All individual Olympic events: $1,500 - 1st place
$1,000 - 2nd place
$500 - 3rd place
To provide incentive to swim fast in the morning for each meet the athlete (one per gender) with the highest scoring prelim swim based on FINA power points in an individual Olympic event will win $1,500. To win this prize, the athlete must be a USA Swimming member and eligible to represent the U.S. in international competition.
At the conclusion of the 2020 TYR Pro Swim Series the eligible athlete (male and female) with the highest scoring swim in an individual Olympic event based on FINA power Points at any of the TYR Pro Swim Series events will win $10,000. To win this prize, the athlete must be a USA Swimming member and eligible to represent the U.S. in international competition and not be NCAA eligible.
There will be no season-long points total or prizes
All prize money is distributed by USA Swimming, NOT the host. For additional information on prize money, please refer to the Pro Swim Series Rules to be published in October 2019.

Entry Limits:

Each swimmer may participate in a maximum of seven individual events per meet, with no more than three individual events per day including time trials. Any swimmer who has one or more qualifying standards in individual events may enter up to two bonus events in each meet, provided they have achieved the published Bonus Standards. The qualification period is 24 months prior to the entry deadline. Entries are not accepted until they have been officially submitted in the OME system.

Amenities:

Concessions will be provided in the main corridor at the GAC during competition hours. Spectra Catering will be the provider offering fruits, vegetables, sandwiches, yogurt, bagels, pretzels, popcorn and a wide variety of soda and sport drinks. A hospitality room for coaches and officials will be located just off deck.
Parking passes will be sold for the Greensboro Aquatic Center lots. They may be purchased at the Special Events Center main entrance.
Ticket information can be found at usaswimming.org/tickets

Fees:

Individual Events $20 per event; Coach Credential $20 per coach ($25 if purchased on site); AQJT fee $35

To Register:

All athletes must commit/decline by Sunday, September 15th, 2019.

Order of Events:

[Please see the .pdf below for more detailed information about the meet.]

Forms/Documents:

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