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Speedo Winter JR Nationals-West

Dec 8, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021
November, 22 2021
Senior Division Elite ([* ALL Locations *])

Description

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Team travel information: Shuttle bus, Flights, Hotel, What to Pack

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

COACHES: Kevin Nielsen

CHAPERONES: Claudia Hawkins

SHUTTLE BUS TO & FROM LAX

  • 5:30 am meet at COC Lot 8 meet
  • Departing: 5:45 am Wednesday, Dec 8
  • Returning: 10:20 am Sunday, Dec 9

FLIGHTS

  • Departing: Wednesday, Dec 8 - AS3315  LAX 8:25 am/AUS 1:30 pm
  • Returning: Sunday, Dec 12 – AS1020  AUS 7:30 am/LAX 8:55 am
    • Free baggage:  1 carry on plus 1 personal item
      • 1st Checked bag is $30 – Individual families would be responsible for this expense
      • Powders/Supplements may require to be bag checked

HOTEL: Fairfield Inn & Suite (Austin Parmer/Tech Ridge), 12536 North Ih35, Austin, TX 78753


COST PER ATHLETE ESTIMATE:

At this time, there should be minimal costs due to SCS reimbursements.

Families will be expected to pay for entry fees and any additional costs that the reimbursement does not cover.

  • Costs include the following
    • Hotel for the athletes (1-2 per room)
    • Transportation:  Shuttle bus/van, rental cars, and airfare
    • Breakfast (included with the hotel)
    • Snacks and drinks
    • 4x Dinners
    • 4x Lunches

BILLING: Entry fees and any additional expenses will be charged after returning from the trip.



TEAM DRESSCODE

  • Athletes will be expected to always wear team gear when outside their hotel room.
  • Bring team jacket, sweatshirt, team swimsuit for warm-up, team backpack, etc.
  • Team-colored items like socks, shoes, or accessories are always encouraged.

PACKING REMINDERS: Each swimmer may bring

  • 1x swim backpack/bag
  • 1x suitcase/bag (carry-on sized or smaller)

PACKING NECESSITIES

  • 1x Team warm-up jacket and sweats
  • 1x Team Sweatshirt or parka (Austin gets cold during the winter!)
  • 5x Team shirts
    • 2x Navy, Gold, White, Grey
  • 1x Team swimsuit
  • 1x Practice swimsuit (backup)
  • 2x Tech suits (main & backup)
  • 2x Goggles (main, backup)
  • 2x Team swim caps
  • 1x water bottle

OTHER PACKING SUGGESTIONS

  • Favorite practice equipment: fins, snorkels, resistance etc
  • Tools for recovery: Foam roller, massage gun, lacrosse ball
  • Favorite sports drink supplements w/ electrolytes
  • Snacks and recovery nutrition
  • Favorite protein/energy bars, protein powder supplements

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