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Event

BATS Meet @ Fort Bend

Jan 16, 2021
January, 6 2021

Description

 Ohana, please reserve Saturday the 16th for a meet.  The host is fainlazing details for an afternoon, all ages meet at a top notch facility.  Once we have all details, you will be notified to register.

UPDATE 1/8/21:  Please review your swimmer's entries.  Several were updated by coaching staff

UPDATE from Host 1/5/21:  Please anticipate each session to run about an hour with 5 minute breaks between sessions (or more if meet ref deems necessary for rest.). 

NOTE FROM HOST:  Good Evening,

     We're looking forward to hosting our BATS Hand Wing Invite, Saturday, January 16th at FBISD Aquatic Practice Facility located at 16701 Bissonnet St., Houston, 77083. It is a one day event for all ages.   Please see attached our meet entry file and announcement. 
     The meet will have an afternoon start time due to the high school teams' practices.  When we have more information about exactly when we can enter the building, we will send out an update.
     As you submit your entries, please keep in mind that you can choose any order of events to plan your swimmers meet to ensure the meet that makes most sense for your swimmers strengths.  Depending on entries, each cycle may be a bit longer or shorter.  If you choose multiple events in a cycle, your swimmer may have little recovery time.  
 
 
LIVESTREAM UPDATE 1/15 PM:  FBISD has set up a livestream.  It is subscription based through a national high school network.  Available here for those interested: 
 
SUITS: All swimmers should be in a team suit or tech suit (if coach requested tech suits).  If your athlete does not have a team suit yet, it is ok.  Just wear what have.  **12 years old and younger may not wear some tech suits - if the seam is taped, they may not wear until 13.  If seam is sewn/has threwd, it is ok.  If you are not sure, bring the suit to Coach Liz and she can let athlete know if ok or not at warmup.  *Seniors are to be in tech suits
 
HEAT & LANE ASSIGNMENTS: Below in PDF documents
 
CONCESSIONS:  BBQ Truck 
 
WARMUP/TEAM MEETING:  11:10 AM
 
FACILITY REGISTRATION:  All swimmers, coaches, officials and on deck volunteers (timers) must register for the event AND check in at desk in lobby.  Register Here  https://www.facilitron.com/c9a3f6119b49f8928d3c/F8M8Y1469TTB/registration
QR Code is below at PDF documents.
 
TIMERS:  Please see Timing Event to sign up
 
DISTANCE TIMERS & COUNTERS: 500 Free - Timer will be provided, swimmer must have a timer.  400 IM - Swimmer must have a timer.
 
DISTANCE CHECK-IN:  All swimmers in 500 Free and 400 IM must postive check in on sheets in lobby BEFORE event 5.  
 
PSYCH SHEET:  below in PDF dcoumets
 
TIMELINE:  below in PDF documents
 
SETUP:  Swimmers will set up on deck in team area.  Parents will setup in grassy area outside of pool
 
SPECTATING:  TBA
 

COVID Health Check:  All teams must abide by their team's COVID policy.  In addition, parents must screen their children before entering facility.  Symptoms?  Fever?  Exposure?  Anyone in close contact with COVID in last 14 days is prohibited from attending the event.

COVID Meet Operations:  All swimmers must arrive and leave in swimsuits.  All masked at all times except when in water.  Heats will be staggerred to allow for distancing. No locker room access.  One person bathrooms available.  No drinking fountains.

 
HEAT AND LANE:  TBA

HOST: Bridge Bats

WHEN:  January 16, 2021

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  1/6/20

WHERE:  Fort Bend ISD - 16701 Bissonet, Houston, TX 77083

FACILITY: Competition Pool and Warm-Down Areas

AGES:  All.  See qualifying times exception for events 200 yards and longer

FORMAT:  Short session cycles beginning with a warmup period for each cycle.  Events will be repeated offerring a more customized opportunity for the athletes.  Genders will be mixed to speed duration of session.  

COVID Facility & Setup:  Deck, Facility, Setup, etc, TBA

COVID Health Check:  All teams must abide by their team's COVID policy.  In addition, parents must screen their children before entering facility.  Symptoms?  Fever?  Exposure?  

COVID Meet Operations:  All swimmers must arrive and leave in swimsuits.  All masked at all times except when in water.  Heats will be staggerred to allow for distancing. No locker room access.  One person bathrooms available.  No drinking fountains.

TIMERS:  Each team will need to provide volunteer times.  Please watch for sign-up.

DISTANCE EVENTS:  400 yards and longer - swimmers do NOT need to provide a timer.  500 Free swimmers will need to provide a counter. Positive check-in no later than end of Event 5.

QUALIFING TIMES: For events 200 yards and longer for 15&Over, 15-16 BB USA Swimming Motivational Time Standards.  For events 200 yards and longer for 14&Under, 11-12 BB USA Swimming Motivational Time Standards.  Time Standards are here:  https://www.teamunify.com/txso/__doc__/age-groups-2024-agmts%20(1).pdf

NTs/NO TIME ENTRY:  Permissible in events 100 yards or shorter

SEEDING: This meet will be mixed age groups and genders for all events.  Preseeded for events 200 yards and shorter.  Deck seeded for 400 yards and longer

SESSIONS:  6 Session Cycles (Events Repeat - Athletes May Customize Their Event Strategy

EVENTS:  6 total for meet (if choose two in one session rest time may be very short-not encouraged at all.  anticipate each session to run about an hour)

SENIORS:  Entry is optional.  Please enter events you are NOT swimming at your high school championsip meet.  -Coach Liz

FOOD:  No food on pool deck.  

TSHIRT COLOR:  Your Favorite

 

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