CM TYR Winter Invite @ Keating(USA Swimming)
FOR SPY's USA SWIMMING Members:
CINCINNATI MARLINS, INC. present TYR SPORTS Winter Invitational
31, FEBRUARY 1, 2, 2020
HELD UNDER THE SANCTION OF USA SWIMMING # OH-20SC-64
Keating Pool 616 W. North Bend Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45224.
- One pool Saturday & Sunday PM Prelims & Saturday Finals.
- Two pools Friday Timed Finals and Saturday AM Prelims & Sunday AM Timed Finals.
- All sessions 8 lanes.
- TBA times will be announced by Wednesday before the meet on www.cincy-marlins.com
- Saturday: There will be Consolation and Championship Finals (Top -16) for 11-12, 13&Over. Scratch rules apply.
- A Bonus Heat will be included for the 13&Over age group if numbers warrant.
- All 8 & Under & 9-10 and all Friday night events will swim as TIMED FINALS in prelims.
NATIONAL “BB” SCY or better for all individual events in the following age groups: 9-10, 11-12, & 13 & Over
13&Over events refer to 13-14 standard. 12&Under events refer to the 11-12 standard No standard for 8&Under events.
CLERK OF COURSE STAGING: 8 & Under events, Saturday & Sunday PM Sessions.
VISITING TEAM TIMER ASSIGNMENTS – Saturday and Sunday sessions, if 2 pools used.
Assistance from visiting teams is required. The Cincinnati Marlins will require help timing ONE pool each session Saturday & Sunday. Cincinnati Marlins will head timers & watches.
Visiting teams with 6 or more swimmers participating in a session will be scheduled for lane timer responsibilities according to the chart below in that session.
Timer assignments by session will be posted at on our meet page by Wednesday before the meet. This chart will tell you, based on your team size each session, what sessions & pools your timers have been assigned. Timer positions may be reduced for teams providing three or more officials who are specified and committed at the time of meet entries submission.
* TIMER SLOT = One three to four hour session of the meet, filled by someone who is 14 years of age or older and can responsibly perform the duties of a lane timer (operate a stopwatch and write down times). Teams may choose to have one person cover their timer slot(s), or they may split the session between 2 people.
All Visiting Timers will be exempt from Admissions charge for the day they serve.
The following Events: swim fast to slow; require Positive Check-in at Clerk of Course; & may swim women and men combined.
All FRIDAY night events. SATURDAY: 1650
o Entry fees for a
swimmer seeded within the revised, final limit and not checked in
o Entry fees will be refunded for any swimmer not given the opportunity to swim AND seeded higher than the final limit
on the meet website (attendance is not required).
o Any swimmer wishing to know if they have made the cut-off may check the Marlins web site @ www.cincy-
marlins.com on the Wednesday before the meet or determine eligibility on arrival.
POSITIVE CHECK-IN EVENTS & PROCEDURES:
Check-in opens 15 minutes before Session warm up and closes 60 minutes before the session start time unless otherwise noted on the Order of Events. Swimmers not checked in will not be seeded. Positive Check In is located in the hallway just inside the main entrance. Please see Clerk volunteers for any help needed!
These events MAY be limited according to limits noted on the Order of Events unless the timeline will allow more heats. Limits determination will be made upon review of the timeline and will be announced when the psych sheet is posted, no later than Wednesday before the meet.
1650 MAY swim 2/lane as needed for time line and provide their own timers in prelim session.
Timed Final Postive Check In Events Scratch Penalty: Swimmers who do not appear for their races after checking in will
forfeit their next event even if it is the next day; or if this was his/her last swim, his/her club will be fined $25.
$6.00 per individual event, $5.00 surcharge per swimmer.
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
Marlins reserve the right to deck enter their swimmers.
No swimmer will be permitted to compete unless the swimmer is a member as provided in Article 302.Registration will not be accepted at the meet.
Age on first day of meet will determine eligibility of age group divisions.
PRELIM/FINAL SCRATCH RULE IN EFFECT:
IN ALL EVENTS THE "OHIO L.S.C. SCRATCH RULES WILL APPLY". A SWIMMER MUST NOTIFY THE RECORDERS AT THE SCRATCH TABLE IF THEY ARE SCRATCHING FINALS WITHIN 30 MINUTES AFTER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND POSTING OF PRELIM RESULTS.
ANY SWIMMER QUALIFYING FOR A CONSOLATION OR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL IN AN INDIVIDUAL EVENT WHO FAILS TO COMPETE IN SAID FINAL WITHOUT PROPERLY SCRATCHING PER MEET PROCEDURES, SHALL BE BARRED FROM HIS/HER NEXT INDIVIDUAL EVENT. ON THE LAST DAY OF PRELIM-FINAL MEET, FAILURE TO SCRATCH CONSOLATION OR CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS PER MEET PROCEDURES SHALL RESULT IN A $50.00 PENALTY FEE PER EVENT CHARGED AGAINST THE SWIMMER. THE PENALTY FEE SHALL BE BILLED TO THE CLUB AND PAID TO THE MEET HOST.
Table is located on the Balcony, outside the Meet Office. Please
clear your scratch with your coach!AWARDS: Medals - First
through third place. Ribbons - Fourth through Sixteenth
SCORING: First thru Sixteenth per event.
GENERAL ADMISSION CHARGE: Adults - $5.00/day, Children under 10 – Free, Heat Sheets - $3.00
Results will be posted on Live Results link (found on the Meet Page) & Meet Mobile (technology permitting).
The Cincinnati Marlins reserve the right to alter events as follows in order to manage the timeline: Adjust session start times; Swim distance freestyle events with 2 swimmers in a lane and use flyover starts. Limits and adjustments will be communicated to entry contacts and on the Marlin's website by the Tuesday preceding the meet. Refunds will be given to those who did not make the entry limit cut-off and were not given the opportunity to swim the event.
Swimmers with a Disability are Welcome to Enter Ohio Swimming Meets.
Provide advance notice of any necessary accommodations; List in the email with the Hy-Tek entry (or on paper) the swimmer’s name, entry times, stokes/distances, days/sessions. Preferred seeding is with the swimmer’s same age group in either the same distance race or a longer distance race (ie 50 Free during a 100 Free). Exceptions to this should be listed in “necessary accommodations”. More info is available under Athletes>Adaptive Swimming on the OSI website
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
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. Thank you for your cooperation!
616 W. North Bend Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45224. From I-75 take Exit 9 and go north on Paddock Rd. (Rt. 4 ) to North Bend Rd. (The first left turn after crossing under the railroad trestle). Turn left and follow North Bend Rd. to the top of the hill (about 1-1/2 miles). St. Xavier High School is on the right and Keating Natatorium is behind the school.
SAFETY & SAFE SPORT REQUIREMENTS:
Ohio Safety guidelines will be enforced in the conduct of the meet as well as warm ups. General Warm-up procedures require swimmers to enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner, with one hand on the deck as required by Ohio Swimming.
Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water without the use of the backstroke ledge. When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with thisrequirement.
First Aid is available in the Meet Office.
Use of audio or visual recording, including a cell phone, is not permitted in the changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.
o Under no circumstances are cameras or any other recording device allowed in the area immediately behind the starting blocks at either end of the racing course(s) while they are in use for race starts during the competition and warm-up.
o Please refer to the Safe Sport section of the Ohio Swimming, Inc. policies and procedures for further information regarding the use of visual recording devices.
Deck changes are PROHIBITTED.
In granting this sanction, it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages
arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.
Operation of a drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.
ALL COACHES MUST SIGN IN FOR EACH SESSION AND PRESENT PROOF OF CURRENT USA SWIMMING MEMBERSHIP UPON ENTERING THE POOL.
The Marlins are happy to provide a Coaches Hospitality Area at our meets. (Sorry, swimmers & families are NOT included.) Please indicate the number of coaches that will be attending the meet with you on the Entry Summary Sheet so that we can provide for everyone.