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Area 5 North Meet @ Shelby Aquatic Center , Sarasota

Feb 26, 2021 - Feb 28, 2021
February, 16 2021

Description

Florida Swimming mandates that all persons on the pool deck or in the facility during a Florida
Swimming sanctioned/approved meets must wear a mask at all times and is enforceable by meet

management and/or facility.

2021 AREA 5 SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP - NORTH
February 26-28, 2021
Selby Aquatic Center, Sarasota, FL

Location: Selby Aquatic Center 8501 Potter Park Drive Sarasota, FL 34238
Directions to Pool at http://sarasotasharks.org/contact-us/20-2/

Warm-up: Friday-Sunday, Feb 26-28
Friday Distance Session: arrive 3:15pm 3:30 pm warm-up meet start 5:00pm


Morning Session: (Senior Group) Arrive 6:45 am warm-up begin 7:00 am 

(11-12 Group) Arrive 7:35 am begin warm up 7:50 am  Meet starts 8:30 am


Afternoon Session: Arrive 11:45am 12:00 pm warm-up  prior to start; session start no earlier than 12:30 pm

Finals Warm up to be announced.
* Afternoon sessions can expect a minimum of 40-min warmup
* 25-yard, 6-lane warm up/warm down available during meet

Eligibility: On deck registration will NOT be allowed.

Open to all currently registered USA Swimming swimmers located in Area 5 on teams assigned
to the North meet (HHST, LRSA, SDA, SYS, SRQ, SKY). FLAG eligible swimmers are not
eligible to enter any event where they have achieved a current 2021 FLAG’s qualifying time
standard for that event, in any course. To be clear, the FLAG time standards for the 10&U age
group (which includes the 9-10 age group events) and individual ages 11’s, 12’s, 13’s and 14’s
will apply for all events that results are posted by those age groups or individual ages. The
Senior Age Group events will not be subject to any time standards and are open to all swimmers.
All 8&U swimmers will be qualified to swim in 8&U events – there will be no time standards
for this age group. If an 8&U swimmer enters a 10&U event, the current FLAG time standard
for the event will apply.
No swimmer in the 9-10 age group will be allowed to swim on a 10 & Under relay where they
have achieved the individual time standard (see above) for the stroke and distance to be swum

.
Entry Limit: Limited to 3 individual events per day plus Relays
Entries that exceed the entry limit(s) will automatically be dropped when they exceed the limit
for the day


Teams - No limit on relay teams, but please designate as A, B, C, etc.
Coaches – please provide relay names to the extent possible with your entries. Providing
names with your entries will help meet management’s ability to provide timely results for
each session. As always, relay swimmers can be changed right up until stepping on the
blocks.

 

Distance Check-In: Events #201-204: Senior 1650 Freestyle and 1000 Freestyle Friday 4:00 pm
Events #39-42: 11-14 & Senior 500 Freestyle Saturday 7:30 am
Events #105-108:13-14 & Senior 400 IM Sunday 7:30 am

Deck Entries Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no deck entries will be allowed for this meet.

Entry Fee: Individual: $6.10 Prelim/Final; $4.15 Timed Final individual events
Relay: $5.00 per Relay
Facility Fee: $15.00 per swimmer
Online Heat Sheet: $2.00 per swimmer
Travel Surcharge: $2.00 per out of state swimmer
Entry fees must accompany entries. Entries will not be accepted without payment.

Spectator Seating: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of spectators will be limited in the venue at any given time. A spectator plan will be announced prior to the meet based on the number of entries.
Spectators may park in the lot behind the venue and view the meet from outside the fence. The
meet is planned to be livestreamed

COVID-19 Restrictions In accordance with USA Swimming Return To Competition guidelines, a COVID-19
Supplement accompanies this meet announcement that contains a) A statement of the local
protocols and requirements; b) The plan for spectator ingress and egress; c) The planned number
of individuals gathering in the spaces: pool, deck, spectator seating, etc.; d) Safe Sport
considerations to ensure parents have access to and/or the opportunity to observe their child; and
e) An attestation statement in which the meet host attests that the conduct of the meet will adhere
to local jurisdictional guidelines.
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures – for you, our other guests, and members.
You must follow all posted instructions while at the Selby Aquatic Center. An inherent risk of
exposure to COVID-19 exists 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 guests with underlying medical
conditions are especially vulnerable. By entering the Selby Aquatic Center, you voluntarily
assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists 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 vulnerable. USA Swimming, Inc., cannot
prevent you (or your child(ren)) from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-
19 while participating in 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.
BY 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 AND FLORIDA SWIMMING AND
EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER
REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY LIABILITY OR CLAIMS INCLUDING FOR
PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DISEASE OR PROPERTY LOSSES, OR ANY OTHER
LOSS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE AND GIVE UP
ANY CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE TO SEEK DAMAGES, WHETHER KNOWN OR
UNKNOWN, FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

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