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Event

2021 Speedo Sectionals in Fargo, ND

Mar 26, 2021 - Mar 28, 2021
February, 19 2021

Description

2021 Speedo Sectionals in Fargo
Friday-Sunday, March 26-28, 2021
 
Meet Host / Location:
West Fargo Flyers
Hulbert Aquatics Center
620 7th Ave E, West Fargo, ND 58078    
Meet Type:  
For 2021, all Section 1 Spring Sectional Meets will be held in prelims/finals formats in short course yards.  A total of 16 swimmers will advance to finals.
Participants / Eligibility: 
Swimmers must be qualified to swim the events entered. Events may be qualified for by meeting yards or meters qualifying times. All submitted entry times must have been achieved after January 1, 2019.
 
Fees:
A flat fee of $110 per swimmer will cover all entry fees, the Central Zone Surcharge, LSC, and Facility surcharges.
Meet Schedule: 
Friday, March 26
Registration: 7:00 – 9:00 outside Hospitality
Prelims Warmup: 7:00 – 8:45
Prelims Session: 9:00
Time Trials: after conclusion of prelims
Finals Warmup: 4:30 – 5:45p
Finals Session: 6:00p
Saturday, March 27
Registration: 7:00 – 9:00 outside Hospitality
Prelims Warmup: 7:00 – 8:45
Prelims Session: 9:00
Time Trials: after conclusion of prelims
Finals Warmup: 4:30 – 5:45p
Finals Session: 6:00p
Sunday, March 28
Registration: 7:00 – 9:00 outside Hospitality
Prelims Warmup: 7:00 – 8:45
Prelims Session: 9:00
Time Trials: after conclusion of prelims
Distance Event: after conclusion of time trials.
Finals Warmup: 3:30 – 4:45p
Finals Session: 5:00p
Entry Deadline / Limitations:
Deadline to signup is on Friday, Feb 19th.
 
Swimmers may enter as many events as they qualify for and may compete in a maximum of 3 individual events per day.  Time Trial Events count towards the daily entry limit of 3 events.
 
Swimmers entered in at least one individual event, may swim up to two bonus events during the championships, provided they have achieved the published “Bonus Event Time Standards”.
  1. Swimmers entering 1 individual event are permitted to swim 2 Bonus Events;
  2. Swimmers entering 2 individual events are permitted to swim 1 Bonus Event;
  3. Swimmers entering 3 or more individual events are not permitted to swim a Bonus Event.
The 1000 and 1650 freestyle are not offered as Bonus Events.
Programs:  
TBD
Amenities:
  • Spectators are currently allowed to 50% capacity.  We will allow spectators based upon the Covid status at the time of the meet.
  • Live meet results will be available on Meet Mobile.
  • Final meet results will be posted on the host team’s website. Westfargoflyers.com and click on the Sectionals tab
  • Swimming can be watched live Lane 4 Athletic youtube page (link can be inserted)
  • Spectator admission is $5/day.
COVID-19 Procedures & Requirements:

COVID PROTOCOLS WILL BE IN PLACE AS APPOPRIATE AT TIME OF MEET

ALL DECK PERSONNEL MUST WEAR FACE MASKS COVERING MOUTH AND NOSE.  WFPS does not allow the faceshield only as adequate covering. 

Only 1 timer will be in use per lane

A clerk of course format will be used for three heats prior to swim to continue to maintain social distancing. 

 

Coaches and Officials Hospitality:  may be available.  Pack your own and have labelled our separated from others.  We will provide beverages.  IF WFPS begins to allow limited gathering we will have some grab and go snacks.  This is not guaranteed at this point.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FROM USA SWIMMING:

  • WFPS Covid-19 Screening questionnaire for guests is a supplementary document to the meet info.
  • Total capacity is currently 250 athletes and 500 Spectators.  At the conclusion of competition, they will be asked to wait in their cars for their athlete(s) rather than facility lobby.  The event will be livestreamed on Lane 4 athletic youtube page.
  • Deck capacity will not exceed 350 to include coaches, officials, volunteers.
  • In applying for this sanctioned event, the Host, ______WFF____________________ agrees to comply and to enforce all health and safety mandates and guidelines of USA Swimming, __NDLSC_____ , the State of ______ND________ and ____City of West Fargo_______ and WFPS guidelines.
  •  “We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you and our other guests.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Hulbert Aquatic Center.  An inherent risk of exposure exists in any public place where people are present.  CPVID-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 visiting Hulbert Aquatic Center, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to CPVID-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, NDLSC, WFF, AND WFPS 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.

Meet Procedure:
TBD
Order of Events:
Women’s Event #
Thursday, March 25
Men’s Event #
 
Warmups and general meeting
 
 
 
 
 
Friday, March 26
 
1
200 Backstroke
2
3
100 Freestyle
4
5
200 Butterfly
6
7
500 Freestyle
8
 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 27
 
9
200 Freestyle
10
11
200 Breaststroke
12
13
100 Butterfly
14
15
400 IM
16
 
 
 
 
Sunday, March 28
 
17
100 Backstroke
18
19
100 Breaststroke
20
21
50 Freestyle
22
23
200 IM
24
25
1650 Freestyle*
1000 splits available
26

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