November Open Meet
LOCATION/HOST: LSST - CFISD Natatorium - CFISD Athletic Complex 12550 Windfern Rd Houston TX 77064
DEADLINE/DECLARATION: Please declare if your athlete WILL or WILL NOT be swimming this meet by Wednesday October 23.
Swim Ohana is assigned to host LSST at the Cy Fair ISD Natatorium.
The meet is now 11/2-3 (not 11/8-9).
All athletes may change their entries (add or remove) until Wednesday 10/23.
TEAM SUIT: Required all athletes
TSHIRT COLORS: Sat - pink, Sun - blue or black
NUMBER OF EVENTS: Swimmers may compete in up to four (4) individual events per day but no more than six (7) for the entire meet.
QUALIFYING TIMES: 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. Please see USA Swimming Motivational Time Standards https://www.teamunify.com/txso/__doc__/2020motivationaltimes-top16%20(5).pdf
TIME AND DATE: This is four session, 2 day, timed-finals meet with AM/PM sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Session 1: Saturday AM – November 2, 2019 Age Groups: 11-12 girls, 13-14 girls, 15&Over girls, 13-14 boys, 15&Over boys Warm-up*: 7:30 – 8:45 am / Meet Start: 9:00 am Session 2: Saturday PM – November 2, 2019 Age Groups: 8&Under girls, 9-10 girls, 8&Under boys, 9-10 boys, 11-12 boys Warm-up/Meet Start: Host team will publish PM session warm-up and start times with warm-up/timing assignments on Gulf webpage. Session 3: Sunday AM – November 3, 2019 Age Groups: 11-12 girls, 13-14 girls, 15&Over girls, 13-14 boys, 15&Over boys Warm-up*: 7:30 – 8:45 am / Meet Start: 9:00 am Session 4: Sunday PM – November 3, 2019Age Groups: 8&Under girls, 9-10 girls, 8&Under boys, 9-10 boys, 11-12 boys Warm-up: Host team will publish PM session warm-up and start times with warmup/timing assignments on Gulf webpage.
SEEDING: The meet will be pre-seeded, with the exception of the 400 IM and the 500/1000 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.
POSITIVE CHECK-IN FOR THE 400 IM and 500/1000 FREE: All swimmers must circle in on sheets that will be available at the start of warm-up for the session, and due 45 minutes before the start of the session in which the event is scheduled to swim. After the events are officially closed, no one may check-in or scratch. After checking-in, failure to appear at the starting blocks will result in the swimmer being assessed a $5.00 fine, payable to Gulf Swimming Administrative Vice-Chair, Jason Wedlick, for each event in which he/she fails to appear.