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2020 OLY Swimming Michigan Open, sign up by 1/11 8p! Short deadline!

Feb 7, 2020 (04:30 PM) - Feb 9, 2020 (08:00 PM)
January, 19 2020
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2020 OLY Swimming Michigan Open, Rochester, MI

The 2020 OLY Swimming Michigan Open has just been posted to the Michigan Swimming Webpage and will be held on the weekend of Feb 7-9, 2020. The MI Open meet is quick to fill and has a fast turnover for entry. Sign up by 1/11/2020, 8p.

The Michigan Open will be held at the OU Aquatic Center at Oakland University, one of the fastest pools in Michigan. On the same weekend, the WMSL B Championships take place on Saturday, February 8, 2019.  

Eligibility: 2020 OLY Swimming Michigan Open is for those swimmers who meet the minimum time standards published in the attached meet packet. Qualifying athletes are encouraged to attend.

If you qualify and wish to attend the Michigan Open, we have made special arrangements with Spring Hill Suites for accommodations and lodging (see below) and encourage you to make this a family and team event.

Description: This is a USA Swimming sanctioned meet. Any Riptide Swimmer who is registered with USA/MI Swimming is eligible to participate.

You must be a MI Swimming/USA Swimming member to participate in this meet. (Junior Riptide swimmers who are interested in competing at USA Swimming sanctioned meets, please contact your group coach for more information). 

Location: 569 Pioneer Dr, Rochester, MI 48309

Meet Format: This meet is a timed-finals for 12 & under events and a prelim/final format for Open events. All final events will be in Long Course Meters. The meet packet is attached.


Friday, February 7, 2020              Distance Events                Warm up 4:30 p.m.            Meet Start: 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 8, 2020         Open Prelims                     Warm up 7:30 a.m.         Meet Start: 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, February 8, 2020         12 & Under Session           Warm up 12:30 p.m.       Meet Start:  1:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 8, 2020         Open Finals                       Warm up 5:30 p.m.         Meet Start:  6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 9, 2020           Open Prelims                     Warm up 7:30 a.m.         Meet Start:  8:30 a.m.

Sunday, February 9, 2020             12 & Under Session         Warm up 12:30 p.m.       Meet Start:  1:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 9, 2020             Open Finals                      Warm up 5:30 p.m.         Meet Start:  6:30 p.m.

Reminder: Swimmers are to be on deck 20 minutes prior to the start of warm up.

Sign up for events/days of your choice. Due to the time sensitive nature of this meet, please sign up for events quickly. If you ask for the coaches to pick events, please be sure to specify on what days you can swim (example: Saturday events only).

Reminder that USA Swimming Scratch Rules Apply. Swimmers who qualify for finals are expected to compete in the final sessions or scratch. Athletes will have 30 minutes to scratch or declare their intention to scratch and must see coaching staff to approve a scratch prior to submitting with clerk of course.

Entry limit: Swimmers 12 years old and under may enter a maximum of four (4) individual events and no more than three individual events per day if swimming an Open event in the morning session.  Swimmers who enter Open events only during the Saturday and Sunday morning sessions may enter up to three individual events per session. There are no relays at this meet.

Swimmers with Disabilities: All swimmers are encouraged to participate. If any of your swimmers have special needs or requests, please indicate them on the entry form and with the Clerk of Course and/or the Meet Referee during warm up

Hotel/Lodging: The following information may be provided when booking rooms at the SpringHill Suites.

Name of Event: Rockford Riptide Swim Team

  • SpringHill Suites Detroit Auburn Hills  for 99.00 USD  per night
  • ORGANIZATION: ROCKFORD RIPTIDE SWIM TEAM (refer to this when booking)
  • 248-475-4700 Phone

SpringHill Suites – Orion Township

4919 InterPark Drive

Orion, MI 48359