that can participate in this meet are teams and athletes that are
registered within MNSI. Aquajets Swim Team will be the only
team that can participate at the Rochester Recreation Center
facility with a limited number of swimmers per session. All other
teams participating must be able to run a full meet at their pool.
This includes providing their own officials, volunteers and
equipment needed to run the meet at their pool. Teams will comply
with the current state, local, health and USA Swimming guidelines
available on the meet date and should meet or exceed all
requirements in their facility during the meet. It is not the host
team’s responsibility to ensure each team is following the
state, local, health and USA Swimming guidelines. The meet will be
limited to 10 teams.
Masks/cloth face coverings will be mandatory for all participants.
Participants are defined as swimmers, coaches, officials,
volunteers and all other applicable adults as defined by MAAPP.
Everyone must wear a mask/cloth face covering for the duration of
only have an exception during the swim cycle. The “swim
cycle” is defined as the time period beginning with the
swimmer being called from the bleachers for their warm-up or race,
until their warm-up or race/cool down has ended. After a race,
swimmers will proceed directly to the cool down pool, swim as
directed by their coach (in a socially distant manner) and that
particular swim cycle would end once their cool down is complete.
The swimmer will then return immediately to the bleachers, re-apply
their mask/face covering, and receive splits/feedback/coaching from
their coach in a socially distant manner. Swimmers must wear their
mask /cloth face covering when not swimming.
face coverings must be worn properly according to CDC guidelines
and cover the nose and mouth.
If participants and spectators are not abiding by the mask/cloth
face covering rule, the competition will suspend until all
participants and spectators are in compliance or the offenders have
left the venue.
inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exits in any public place
where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious
disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and
individuals with underlying medical conditions are especially
Swimming, Inc., cannot prevent you (or your child(ren)) from
becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while
participating in the USA Swimming sanctioned events. It is not
possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore,
if you choose to participate in a USA Swimming sanctioned event,
you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of
contracting or spreading COVID-19.
attending or participating in this competition, you voluntarily
assume all risks associated with exposure to COVID-19 and forever
release and hold harmless USA Swimming, Minnesota Swimming,
Aquajets Swim Team and each of their officers, directors, agents,
employees or other representatives from any liability or claims
including personal injuries, death, disease or property losses, or
any other loss, including but not limited to claims you may have to
seek damages, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, in
connection with exposure, inflection, and/or spread of COVID-19
related to participation in this competition.
acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily
assume the risk that your family, including child(ren), may be
exposed to or infected by COVID-19 while on site at the pool or
facility and that such exposure or infection may result in the
personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. You
understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by
COVID-19 at the pool or facility may result from the actions,
omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not
limited to, the Aquajets Swim Team and other swim teams
participating in the meet and pool management company’s
employees, volunteers, and program participants and their