Opelika October Invite
Opelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Rd Opelika, Al 36801
FACILITY: POOL: Indoor 25-yard pool, offering 8 lanes for short course competition. Pool depth ranging from 4 feet at the shallowest to 6 feet. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4)
TIMING Automatic timing will be provided by Colorado Timing System with HYTEK interface. Manual back up will be used. An 8-lane scoreboard will be available on both courses.
USA Swimming rules will govern the meet.
All applicable adults participating in or associated with this meet, acknowledge that they are subject to the provisions of the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (“MAAPP”), and that they understand that compliance with the MAAPP policy is a condition of participation in the conduct of this competition.
The swimmer must wear only one swimsuit in one of two pieces, except as provided in 205.10.1. All swimsuits shall not extend above the navel nor below the knees, and for women, shall not cover the neck, extend past the shoulder, nor extend below the knee. No technical suits shall be worn by any 12 and Under USA Swimming athlete member in competition at any sanctioned, approved, or observed meet. Note - 102.8.F
In the interest of safety and accident prevention, coaches and swimmers are asked to observe all posted pool rules and to conduct themselves in a safe manner. ONLY MEET WORKERS, COACHES, OFFICIALS, and SWIMMERS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE POOL DECK. Limited bleacher seating is available. We recommend only one parent or guardian attending the meet per child.
Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.
Except where venue facilities require otherwise, changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited.
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 without the use of the backstroke ledge.
Swimmers unaccompanied by a member-coach will not be allowed to participate in the meet.
Drones are prohibited over venues any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.