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18 & Under Champs

Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020
November, 23 2020
Gold, Platinum, Silver

Description

 
Meet Name:                
North Carolina 18&U Championships
 
Meet Host:                 
YOTA
 
Dates:                         
December 4-6, 2020
 
Location:                             
Triangle Aquatic Center, 275 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511   
 
Eligibility:                   
This meet is open to eligible Premium and Outreach NCS/USA Swimming athlete members who are 18 years of age or younger on the first day of the meet and NCS/USA Swimming athlete members who are 19-22 years of age and currently training with their clubs instead of their college teams. Swimmers must have achieved the current 18&U Championship P/F or TF qualifying standard to enter. Swimmers entering at least one (1) qualifying event may also enter up to five (5) bonus events. 
Swimmers with one P/F A flight cut will swim all entered events in the morning P/F session.  Finals are reserved for 18&U swimmers only. Swimmers over 18 will be automatically scratched.    
 
Format:                    
Prelims/Finals and Timed Finals
                                   
Schedule:   SUBJECT TO ADJUSTMENT BASED ON ENTRIES
 
Session
Warm Up 
(Not Before)
Start Time  (Not Before)
1
Friday
Preliminaries
7:00
8:30
2
Friday
Timed Finals
11:45
1:15
3
Friday 
Finals
4:45
6:00
4
Saturday
Preliminaries
7:00
8:30
5
Saturday
Timed Finals
11:45
1:15
6
Saturday
Finals
4:45
6:00
7
Sunday
Preliminaries
7:00
8:30
8
Sunday
Timed Finals
11:45
1:15
9
Sunday
Finals
4:45
6:00
            
*PLEASE arrive on deck ready to swim 20 minutes prior to the warm up start time for check in and last minute instructions.
 
Events:                       
Please see the Order of Events list and Qualifying Times Standards posted below on the meet information page
Coaches will make all event selection decisions but encourage swimmers to discuss their preferences with their coach. 
                              
Entry Limit:                
Swimmers are entitled to enter and swim a maximum of three events per day and six events for the meet. 
 
A swimmer with at least one P/F morning cut will always be seeded in the morning sessions.
All other swimmers will swim timed finals in the afternoon. 
Only the top 16 18&U swimmers from the P/F sessions will advance to finals. 
 
Bonus events are offered at this meet as follows: Swimmers entering one qualifying event may also enter up to five bonus events.
 
Cost: 
TBA                     
* The above tiered fees include all individual entry fees, facility fee, NCS travel fund surcharge and TYDE admin fee. 
 
 
Entry Fee Payment Note: 
When you sign up for this meet online, you authorize the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina to charge the account on file with TYDE for the total amount due per the entry fee amounts listed in the information above.  If you wish to use an alternate method of payment for these entry fees, you must email [email protected] prior to the meet registration deadline.  You also acknowledge that payment is non-refundable regardless of illness, injury or any reason that may not allow you to participate in this meet.  
 
Awards:                      
Nation-wide results will be compiled by USA Swimming by December 16, 2020 and awards will be mailed for the top three girls, boys, and combined teams, the top eight individual finishers in each event, and individual girls and boys high point winners.  There will be no separate scoring or awards for East and West regions.   
There will be no site awards. 
 
Concessions:              
There will be no concessions during this meet.
 
Suit:                            
This is a championship-style meet therefore Tech Suits are appropriate for those 13 and over. 
 
Apparel:                      
Friday – Any Royal Blue TYDE T-shirt
Saturday – Navy ROLL TYDE T-shirt
Sunday – Grey ROLL TYDE T-shirt   
                            
Note:
SPECTATOR LIMITATIONS    
  • Live streaming will be available for spectators to view the meet.  To subscribe follow the instructions below:
  1. Click on the Subscribe Today button in the middle of the screen
  2. Select either Monthly or Annual Subscription (Monthly is pre-selected).* 
  3. Enter a Username then your First Name, Last Name, Email Address, create a Password and select a gender.**  
  4. Scroll down the page and enter the payment information below Stripe
  5. Scroll down to Payment Summary, review your subscription, and click Submit
  6. You will receive a confirmation email that verifies the activation of your account
*: Please note with either subscription that these are recurring payments.  You need to cancel your service if you do not want to be charged each month/each year.  
**: NOTE - if you had already setup a prior account you will need unique information for the Username/Password
  • Spectators are not allowed in the facility with the exception of monitored use of the lobby bathrooms. 
  • Volunteer Check-In for the meet will be outside the TAC main entrance
  • Sponsor or vendor tables may be located outside at this event.
Parents can contact their minor athletes via cell phone and arrange to meet at the facility front door. In case of emergency, parents should contact TAC front desk staff, call or text their swimmer’s coach, or call or text the Meet Director, Meet Referee, or Administrative Referee. 
 

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