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2020 Grand Rapids Open USA Meet, Sign up by 1/14, 8p

Feb 1, 2020 (08:00 AM) - Feb 2, 2020 (05:00 PM)
January, 19 2020
Coaches, Level I, Level II, Level III, Level IV, Northview USA- Level II, Northview USA- Level III, Senior


2020 Grand Rapids Open USA Meet, Kentwood, MI 

Sign up due Tuesday, 1/14 @ 8:00p

The 2020 Grand Rapids Open is one the final meets of the regular winter season. This meet is a late release by MI Swim with a VERY fast turnover for entry – 1/14 at 8p! Please make your entry selections as soon as possible. 

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

This meet is recommended for any USA Riptide swimmers who would like to pick up another swim or cut before the WMSL A Championships, District meet or Junior Olympic Championships. This meet offers a late distance session on Saturday evening.

Location: Kentwood Aquatic Center  6230 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI 49508

Meet Format: This is a timed final meet consisting of the following age groups: 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, and 17 & Over.  13 & Over events will be offered in the morning; 12 & Under events in the afternoons.  The distance events (400 I.M., 1000 Free, & 500 Free) will be seeded after check in, fastest to slowest, alternating between girls and boys heats, and will be scored separately by age group.

This meet hosts the 500 Free for 12 & Under swimmers and the Open 1000 Free.

Event Times:

Saturday, February 1, 2020 Warm up: 8:00am Events begin: 9:00am

Saturday, February 1, 2020 Warm up: 11:30am Events begin: 12:30pm

Saturday, February 1, 2020 Distance Session Warm up: 3:30 p.m. Events begin 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 2, 2020 Warm up: 8:00am Events begin: 9:00am

Sunday, February 2, 2020 Warm up: 11:30am Events begin: 12:30pm

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

Entry limit: Swimmers may enter no more than five (5) individual events and one (1) relay each day Saturday and Sunday.

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.