SCS Palmetto Championships

Mar 23, 2018 (06:00 PM) - Mar 26, 2018
March, 7 2018


Location: Columbia, SC

The Carolina Natatorium-  Solomon Blatt

University of South Carolina

1400 Wheat Street Columbia, SC, 29201

Participants: All Groups 

CIC: Coach Rhett

rwisener@swimscsc.com  317-296-0588

Commit Deadline for Swimmers: 3/5/18

Committ Deadline for Coaches: 3/11/18

CTM sending in: 3/12/18

Entry Limit:

  • 10&Under swimmers may swim a maximum of five (5) individual events (including time trials) and one (1) relay per day of the meet.
  • 11&Over may swim a maximum of three (3) individual events (including time trials) and one (1) relay per day of the meet.
  • Each team may enter as many relays as desired but only one (1) relay per team may score and receive awards.

Meet Fee's: 

  • $20.00 facility fee per swimmer
  • $2.00 SCLSC Travel Fund/Program Fee per swimmer
  • $2.00 SCLSC Sports Development Fee per swimmer
  • $1.00 Jennifer Smith Scholarship Fund
  • $4.00 per individual event (10&Under Events)
  • $4.00 per individual event (11&Over Prelim/Final Events)
  • $8.00 per relay
  • $8.00 deck entry
  • $8.00 per time trial 
  • Coaches Travel Fee: $30 per swimmer ($60 max per family) 
  • Deck: $5.00

Meet Format:

  • All 11-12, 13-14, and Senior events, except those noted on the itinerary and below, will be contested as Preliminary/Final events.
  • The 13-14 and Senior 500 Free and 400 IM will be timed final events. The ten fastest swimmers for the 400 IM will swim during finals. The heats will be swum fast to slow alternating girls and boys.
  • All 11-12, 13-14, and Senior relays will be Timed Finals in the Preliminaries Sessions.
  • All 10 & Under events will be conducted as Timed Finals during the afternoon Timed Finals sessions.
  • The 10 & Under relays will be conducted during the Timed Finals afternoon session.
  • Finals: The number of heats in each event final is based on the number of entries, as follows:
  • 1-20 entries – one heat of ten (10) in finals
  • 21-40 entries – two heats of ten (10) in finals
  • 41+ entries – three heats of ten (10) in finals 

Time of Meet: Meet management reserves the right to adjust warm-up and meet start times based upon the number of entries. Meet management also reserves the right to move age groups to a different session of the meet for more efficient running of the meet. Teams will be notified of any changes via e-mail. 

Meet Times: 


Dynamic Warm up

Warm- Ups

Start of Competition

Friday Evening

2:45 pm

3:00 pm

4:00 pm

Saturday Morning

7:15 am

7:30 am

8:30 am

Saturday Afternoon

12:15 pm

12:30 pm

1:30 PM

Saturday Evening

3:45 pm

4:00 pm

5:00 pm

Sunday Morning

7:15 am

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Sunday Afternoon

12:15 pm

12:30 pm

1:30 pm

Sunday Evening

3:45 pm

4:00 pm

5:00 pm

Parking: Parking is available at Bates House Dormitory, located on Whaley Street, a short walk over the skywalk to the Blatt Center. Parking garages and meter parking also are available. Any parking space marked “reserved” is subject to towing. 

Entry to the Natatorium: Building entry for everyone is on the east side of the building adjacent to the parking lot. Only those possessing USC identification or needing ADA accessibility will be allowed entry through the front doors. Swimmers will be allowed on the pool deck no sooner than 15 minutes before their session warm-up.


  • Individual Events: Medals: 1st-3rd Ribbons: 4th – 10th Place.
  • Relays: Ribbons: 1st – 3rd High Point Award for Each Age Group (10&U, 11-12, 13-14, Senior).
  • Team Trophies 1st-3rd place (Top 10 in each event scored).



SCSC Palmetto Championships

Start date: 3/23/18
End date: 3/25/18
Last day to book: 2/23/18

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

·  Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC  for 129 USD  per night 




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