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NCS 14 & Under State Champs

February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
February 14, 2018
Coaches, Competitive, National, Performance



Meet Name:
NCS 14 & Under Age Group Championship          
Meet Host:                        
Feb 22-25, 2018
Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center, 800 E MLK Jr Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28202
This is a USAS sanctioned Championship meet.  Meet attendance does NOT count towards the participation requirements for YMCA Championship eligibility.
The meet is open to TYDE swimmers in the competitive, performance and national track who meet the minimum time standards.  All swimmers must be members of USASwimming.
*10 & Under Timed finals swim in the Saturday & Sunday afternoon sessions   
*11-12 Timed finals swim in the Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon sessions.  11-12 distance events (400 IM, 200 BK, BR and FL) Top 3 heats during finals, any remaining heats will be decided before the meet.
*13-14 Prelims and finals. The top 16 13-14 swimmers will return for finals
Meet starts
Age Group
Thurs, Feb 25
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
11-12, 13-14
Fri, Feb 26
7:00 AM
8:30 AM
13-14 Prelims
Fri, Feb 26
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
11-12 Timed finals
Fri, Feb 26
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
13-14 Finals, 11-12 200FL top 3 heats
Sat, Feb 27
7:00 AM
8:30 AM
13-14 Prelims
Sat, Feb 27
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
10 & U, 11-12 Timed finals
Sat, Feb 27
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
13-14 Finals, 11-12 200 BK top 3 heats
Sun, Feb 28
7:00 AM
8:30 AM
13-14 Prelims
Sun, Feb 28
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
10 & U, 11-12 Timed finals
Sun, Feb 28
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
13-14 Finals, 11-12 200 BR top 3 heats
PLEASE arrive on deck ready to swim10 minutes prior to the warm up start time for check in and last minute instructions.
Swimmers will be entered into the events they have qualifying times.  In the case they have more events than is permissible to swim Coaches will make the final choice.
Entry Limit:        
13-14—9 events for the meet with no more than 3 per day
11-12—9 events for the meet with no more than 4 per day. 
10 & U—9 events for the meet with no more than 5 per day
Attending one (1) session = $38
Attending two (2)or more sessions = $54
* The above tiered fees include all individual and relay entry fees, facility fee, NCS travel fund surcharge and TYDE admin fee. 
Entry Fee Payment Note:
When you sign up for this meet online, you authorize the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina to charge the account on file with TYDE for the total amount due per The entry fee amounts listed in the information above, (for all competitive and performance track swimmers ONLY).  If you wish to use an alternate method of payment for these entry fees, you must email prior to the meet registration deadline.   National track swimmers who sign up but then fail to attend the meet for any reason will be charged for your entry fees. 
Parking will be in the pool lot and other lots nearby.  Parking on Friday will be limited
1-8—Medals—Individual events
1-3 Medals--Relays
Concessions will be available at this meet.
Check with your coach as to the appropriate suit for this meet
Thursday—Any TYDE Tshirt
Friday – Light gray TYDE t-shirt
Saturday –Charcoal TYDE t-shirt
Sunday -  Blue TYDE t-shirt
Note:    Distance swimmers should plan to provide their own timers and counters.
*NCS Scratch rule is in effect.  This means that if a swimmer qualifies for finals and misses their event they will be disqualified from the remainder of the meet. If the swimmer is checked in for a deck seeded event and then misses it they will be barred from their next event.
*13-14 events are prelims and finals AND this is the State Championship.  Swimmers are expected to return for finals if they make them.
 *13-14 Relays will swim in finals at night on Friday & Saturday.  Some swimmers may be asked to swim in relays even if they do not have an event in finals.
*We will be trying to fill all relay events where reasonable.  Swimmers maybe asked to swim relays even if they do not have individual qualifying times for the meet.