Swim Ohana Partners/Sponsors

October Open Meet

Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
September, 17 2019


 Location: AMBUSH - 909 South Angelina Blvd, Lufkin, TX  75904

All UPDATES are in yellow.

UPDATE 9/30/19:  This meet is now two session combining all age groups to one session per day.  See below for daily details and new event number information

UPDATE 10/11/19:  Ambush will not be charning extra fees to on deck enter.  Fee is $5.50 per event, plus a one time facility fee of $5.50 per athlete. Please go to the clerk of course no later than 45 mintues before session begins to enter.  

NOTE:  To accommodate traveling, AMBUSH will start meet later on Saturday and normal time on Sunday.  Please see hotel info document below for discounted hotel rates for families choosing to stay Saturday night.


All Ages

Distance Event Check-In:  No later than 11:30

Team Meeting: 10:55 am On Deck In Team Area

Warmup:  11:15-11:45 Lanes 6, 7, 8

Meet Start:  12:00

TEAM DINNER:  After the Saturday session please head to Cotton Patch to meet up with team for dinner. 

3207 S 1st St, Lufkin, 75901



All Ages

Distance Event Check-In:  No later than 8:30

Team Meeting:  8:00 On Deck in Team Area

Warmup: 8:20-8:50 Lanes 6, 7, 8

Meet Start:  9:00


Event Number UPDATE:  Please see new event numbers in Meet Announcement UPDATE below. All athletes are in the same events but the number of the event MAY be different.


TIMELINES:  See pdf below

Max Events:  7 for meet total, 4 per day.

Who:  All ages open meet.  Please see below for exceptions by age/event.

Qualifying Exceptions:  Athlete must have a “B” time in the next shortest distance (IMX event) in order to enter the following events: 10 & U – 500 Free 11-12 – 200 Fly/Back/Breast; 400 IM; 800 Free or longer 13-14 – 800 Free or longer Times Eligibility: Times must be achieved between Feb 1, 2018 and the entry deadline.

Team Suit:  If have team suit from 2018-19, please wear.  If new to Swim Ohana, please wear your best fitting practice suit for this meet. 

TShirt Colors:  Sat - pink, Sun - black o r blue

SetUp:  Athletes encouraged to sit inside with team.  The facility has seating available on deck. Lawn chairs, tents, and coolers are welcomed outside. 

Seeding: The meet will be pre-seeded, with the exception of the 400 IM and the 500 Free, which will be deck seeded events. Coaches please inform your swimmers of pre-seeded and deck seeded rules. All events will be seeded with heats in the order of fastest to slowest. As a courtesy to the host, coaches should inform the clerk of course of swimmers not attending the meet. Empty lanes will be used for deck entries. 

Distance Events:  400 yards and longer events much check-in with clerk of course no later than 30 minutes prior to meet start.  Events will be swam fastest to slowest alternating girls and boys heats.