2020 FGC Senior Championships
This meet is for 15&Over swimmers who have achieved Senior Champs Standard Times in the evens they would like to swim!
Click on the link "Senior Champs Time Standards"
Please let Coach K know ASAP - IF YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SWIM AT THE MEET!
To enter the meet you need to have NO BALANCE with the County / BOCC for MONTHLY Swim Team MEMBERSHIP FEE and NO BALANCE with JDPO for MEET FEES!
THERE ARE TIME STANDARD limitations at this meet!
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Please talk to your coach regarding events your should swim!
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Location: Academic Village
17191 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33331
Coming from the North: Take I-595 West to I-75
South. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B. Drive about 1
mile, and make a right at 172nd Ave. Academic Village is on the
RIGHT hand side. PLEASE TAKE 2ND ENTRANCE INTO FACILITY.
Coming from the South: Take SR-826 South to I-75 North. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B. Drive about 1 mile, and make a right at 172nd Ave. Academic Village is on the RIGHT hand side. PLEASE TAKE 2ND ENTRANCE INTO FACILITY.
Dates & Time:
Session l Prelims Friday March 20 Warm-up – 7:30 AM Start – 8:30 AM
Session ll Finals Friday March 20 Warm-up – 4:00 PM Start – 5:00 PM
Session lll Prelims Saturday March 21 Warm-up – 7:30 AM Start – 8:30 AM
Session lV Finals Saturday March 21 Warm-up – 4:00 PM Start – 5:00 PM
Session V Prelims Sunday March 22 Warm-up – 7:30 AM Start – 8:30 AM
Session Vl Finals Sunday March 23 TBA TBA
Format: These championships will be conducted in short course yards. All events 200 yards and shorter will be conducted as preliminary heats and finals with the top 20 swimmers in preliminaries advancing to finals. The Championship final will follow the Consolation final. All events 400 yards and longer and all relays will be conducted as timed finals. All relays will swim in the finals sessions. Breaks may be inserted between events at meet referee discretion.
Pool/Timing: 25 Yard x 50 meter heated outdoor pool with 10 short-course racing lanes with separate warm-up and swim-down lanes available. Minimum water depth in accordance with Article 103.2.3 at the start end of pool varies from 6’7” to 8’6” depending upon lane assignment. Colorado Timing Systems® electronic timing system with touch pads will be used for this meet. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2(C)(4). A copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming
Eligibility: Open to all 2020 USA Swimming registered athletes and foreign athletes that have been invited by USA Swimming who have achieved the listed qualifying times between Thursday March 22nd 2018 and the entry deadline.
Entry Deadline: Jupiter Dragons swimmers must enter before Wednesday March 11th 2020
Entry Limit: Individual: No more than three (3) individual events per day including time trials.
Entry Fees: $8.00 per individual event Late Entry $15.00 per individual event $12.00 per relay team
Late Entry $20.00 per relay team $12.00 per athlete meet surcharge Late Entry $20.00 per athlete meet surcharge
Scoring: Individual: 24,21,20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13,11,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 Relays: 48,42,40,38,36,34,32,30,28,26,22,18,16,14,12,10,8,6,4,2
Awards: Individual Events & Relays: Ind. 1st – 3 rd Relays 1st place team Individual High Point: 15-16 Women & Men High Point / Open Women & Men High Point Team High Point: Combined 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Team Women’s Team champion and runner-up Men’s Team champion and runner- up
Seeding: Except as otherwise noted all events will be seeded slow to fast in the following order: SCY, SCM, LCM, nonconforming distance SCY, nonconforming distance SCM, nonconforming distance LCM. Preliminary heats of 15-16 and open events may be combined and swum together. Rev 1/20/2020
Scratch Deadline: Scratches will be accepted until the scratch box closing deadlines listed below. Scratch box Closes Friday March 20th events 5:30pm Thursday March 19th Saturday March 21st events 5:30pm Friday March 20th Sunday March 22nd events 5:30pm Saturday March 21st 500 Free and 400 IM: Friday’s 500 free and Saturday’s 400 IM are timed finals events with the fastest heat of each age group and gender swimming in the finals session. The top 10 swimmers who do not indicate a preference to swim in the preliminary session by the scratch deadline for the event will be seeded to swim in finals. Positive check-in is not required in order to be seeded, however swimmers who wish to be seeded in the preliminary session must check-in with the administrative referee by the scratch deadline and indicate their preference.
The 500 Free and 400 IM will be seeded fast to slow in event order.
Distance: Swimmers may qualify for the 1650 freestyle using any of the 1650y / 1500m or 1000y / 800m qualifying standards. The 1650 freestyle is a timed finals event with the fastest heat of combined 15-16 and open for each gender swimming in the finals session. The top 10 swimmers of each gender who do not declare a preference to swim in the preliminary session will be seeded to swim in finals. Positive check-in by 5:30pm Saturday March 21st is required to compete. Failure to compete after having previously checked-in will result in the swimmer being fined $25.00 cash. Upon payment of the fine, the swimmer will be eligible to continue competing in the meet. Swimmers may not compete in further individual events or relays until all fines are paid. The 1650 Freestyle will be seeded fast to slow and will swim alternating heats of women and men.
Relays: All relays will be timed finals events conducted during the finals sessions.
Scratches: Scratches and check-in for Friday’s events are due to the Administrative Referee at 5:30pm on Thursday Mar 19th and may be submitted by email. All subsequent day’s events scratches are due at the clerk of course table 30 minutes after the start of the previous evening’s finals. There is no penalty for failing to compete in a preliminary or timed final event other than the 1650 free. Any swimmer who competes in preliminary heats and qualifies for finals must declare his/her possible intention to scratch within thirty (30) minutes of the announcement of the preliminary results of that event and further declare their final intention within 30 minutes of their last individual preliminary event. Failure to compete in finals will result in the swimmer being fined $25.00 cash. Upon receiving payment of the fine, the swimmer will be eligible to continue competing in the meet. Swimmers may not compete in further individual events or relays until all fines are paid. First and second alternates shall be announced along with the finals qualifiers. These alternates shall not be penalized if unavailable to compete in the finals. Alternates wishing to swim in an open lane in finals must be standing at the starter’s tent prepared to swim when the heat is called to the blocks
Admission: $5.00 per session, heat sheets are free and will be available online at soflomeets.info/seniorchamps and on Meet Mobile.
PLEASE READ THE MEET INFORMATION