30th Annual Speedo Winter Championships
This meet is for swimmers in the following groups: Blue Senior, Blue Junior, Red and Elite groups!
THERE ARE TIME STANDARD limitations at this meet!
Eligibility report for the meet - CLICK HERE
PLEASE READ THE MEET INFORMATION
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!
Please talk to your coach regarding events you should swim!
In order to enter the meet you will need to set up Meet Fees-Payment online via Credit Card.
Click HERE for Instructions on how to set up Meet Fees-Payment online via Credit Card. Please note the Monthly Membership Fee has to be paid at the pool to BOCC!
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Hosted by: City of Plantation, Plantation Swim Team
Location: Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW 2nd Street, Plantation, Florida 33324
Directions: Plantation Aquatic Complex is located in Central Park. From I-95 go West on 595. Exit North on Pine Island to Broward Blvd. On Broward Blvd. head West approximately ¾ of a mile to Central Park Drive. On Central Park Drive make a right. (It will be the 1st stop light after you turn on Broward). Park entrance is located on the right hand side.
Dates & Times:
Session 1 Timed Finals – 12 & Under – Warm Up 3:30pm; Start 4:15pm
Session 2 Timed Finals – 13/14 – Warm Up 5:30pm; Start 6:15pm
Session 3 Timed Finals – 15-18 – Warm Up 7:30pm; Start 8:15pm
Session 4 Prelims – 15-18 – Warm Up 6:30am; Start 8am Session 5 Prelims – 13/14 – Warm Up 9:30am; Start 11am
Session 6 Timed Final/Prelims – 12 & Under – Warm Up 12:30pm; Start 2pm Session 7 Finals – Warm Up 5pm; Start 6pm
Session 8 Timed Final/Prelims – 15-18 – Warm Up 6:30am; Start 8am
Session 9 Timed Final/Prelims – 13/14 – Warm Up 9:30am; Start 11am
Session 10 Timed Final/Prelims – 12 & Under – Warm Up 12:30pm; Start 2pm
Session 11 Finals – Warm Up 5pm; Start 6pm
Session 12 Timed Final/Prelims – 15-18 – Warm Up 6:30am; Start 8am
Session 13 Timed Final/Prelims – 13/14 – Warm Up 9:30am; Start 11am
Session 14 Timed Final/Prelims – 12 & Under – Warm Up 12:30pm; Start 2pm
Session 15 Finals – Warm Up 5pm; Start 6pm
All warm up times and start times are subject to change.
Pool/Timing: Short Course Yards. 2 – 25Y x 50M pools for competition. Both courses will be used for Prelims. East pool 8 lanes, West pool 8 lanes. Finals will be held in one 8 lane course (East). Continuous warm-up and warm-down area will be available in both courses. Colorado Timing System will be used. Fly-over starts will possibly be used.
Admission: This meet will not be open to spectators. All events will be live streamed on
________. Heat sheets will be available for free on Meet Mobile and swimpst.com when they
become available. We will also print a limited number for coaches and officials.
Eligibility: Open to all current 2020 USA Swimming registered athletes and foreign athletes with proper travel credentials who have been invited by USA Swimming and the Plantation Swim Team and who have achieved the meet time standards. Any swimmer entered in the meet Must be certified by a USA Swimming member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement USA Swimming Rule 202.3.3. The meet host WILL NOT be accepting new or renewing USA Swimming registrations at the meet. All USA Registrations must be done prior to the start of the competition.
Florida Gold Coast (FGC) teams may begin requesting entry Wednesday, October 28. All other LSC’s may begin requesting entry Wednesday, November 4. Teams will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Florida Gold Coast - Only 15 athletes per gender, per age group, per team (12 & Under, 13/14, 15-18). All other LSCs – Only 10 athletes per gender, per age group, per team (12 & Under, 13/14, 15-18).
Entry Cap: 150 Swimmers per gender and age group (300 total per prelim session) for the meet.
Florida Gold Coast - Only 15 athletes per gender, per age group, per team (12 & Under, 13/14, 15-18). All other LSCs – Only 10 athletes per gender, per age group, per team (12 & Under, 13/14, 15-18).
OME Opens: 12:01am EST Thursday, October 29, 2020
OME Closes: 11:59pm EST Monday, December 6, 2020
Entry Fees: $10.00 Individual Events; $15.00 Relays; $15.00 Individual Surcharge.
Entry Limit: 6 individual events for the meet, plus relays. No more than 2 individual events per day. Over entered swimmers will be scratched from the event that exceeds the entry limit.
Relays: Timed Finals. “A” Relay Teams only. Over entered relay teams will be scratched. All relays will swim in their Preliminary Session.
Seeding: Short Course Yards (SCY) then Long Course Meters (LCM) times only.
Prelims: 12 & Under, 13-14, and 15-18. All events will be swum fastest to slowest.
Finals: 12 & Under, 13/14 and 15-18 Age Groups. Finals will consist of one heat of women and one heat of men, (top 8 swimmers in each event/age group). 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 or posting of the preliminary results of that event and further declare their final intention within 30 minutes of their last individual preliminary event. Scratches will be declared by drawing a single line and initialing on preliminary results maintained at the Announcers’ table at the East Pool. Alternates wishing to swim in an open lane in finals must be standing at the starter’s tent, prepared to step on the block for the swim when the swimmers are called to the blocks. The Referee will instruct the announcer to call the alternate.
Scratches must be done individually, by event. “Team scratches” will not be accepted. Swimmers are required to scratch if they are not going to swim in finals. Swimmers who finish the preliminary events in places 9 – 18 are strongly urged to scratch if they do not intend to compete in the Final. Swimmers scratched into Finals after 30 minutes of the conclusion of prelims will not be penalized.
“Failure to swim” in final/checked in timed final will result in the swimmer being fined $25.00 cash and will be unable to continue competing in the meet until the fine is paid. Upon receiving payment of the fine, the swimmer will be eligible to compete in the meet.
Distance: Thursday, December 10: 1650 Free is a timed final/positive check-in event. Positive Check-in for all age group by TEXT MESSAGE ONLY. Text “@e68fgfh” to 81010 to join the Winter Champs 2020 Remind Group; All 1650 competitors must check in by 3pm and supply their own person to count.
Awards: Individual Events: Medals 1st -3rd
Relays: Medals 1st – 3rd Place Team
Individual High Point: Top 3 in each age group & gender
Team Awards: Women’s Top 3, Men’s Top 3, and Combined Top 5 Teams
Scoring: Individual: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
PLEASE READ THE MEET INFORMATION BELOW