Daca C/B/A+ at Cupertino
(this is a team hosted event)
Note from Fatima Ung, volunteer coorindator:
Parents, if your swimmer is attending this meet, consider signing up to be a timer. LAMVAC is reponsible for providing one timer for the Saturday afternoon session and one timer for the Sunday afternoon session. It's a great way to gain hours toward your service commitment.
PACIFIC SWIMMING LONG COURSE C/B/A+ MEET
JUNE 15-17, 2018
Enter Online FRIDAY: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/DACA20180615
Enter Online SATURDAY/SUNDAY: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/DACA20180616 Z1N TEAMS: DACA, LAMV, PCCA, PPSC, MNLO, PSRP, SUNN, SOLO, DCD, LO, MCAC
ALL Z1N CLUBS WILL HAVE ENTRY PRIORITY FOR THE FRIDAY PM DISTANCE SESSION.
imming Sanction No. 18-081
In granting this sanction it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event. It is further understood that Pacific Swimming and De Anza Cupertino Aquatics shall be free and held harmless from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.
NOTICE: By entering this meet, the athlete or his/her guardian consents to the publication, via electronic, print or other media, information and/or imagery related to their participation at this meet. Such information and imagery may include, but is not limited to, photographs, video, web casting, television, psych sheets and live meet results. The results of this meet may be posted in real time on the Internet at http://results.teamunify.com/daca/index.html.
USE OF AUDIO AND VISUAL: Photography and video recording from behind the blocks or starting areas is prohibited unless prior permission is granted by the Meet Referee. Use of any audio or visual recording devices, including but not limited to film and digital cameras, cell phones and tablets, and Google Glass is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms. Violation of this recording prohibition may result in ejection from the swimming pool facility by the Meet Referee or his/her designee.
MEET PERSONNEL: Meet Referee: Sylvain Flamant Head Starter: PJ Yim Meet Marshal: Tammy Hopkins Admin Official: Larry Rice
Meet Director: Annie Stein – firstname.lastname@example.org / (408) 253-7946 LOCATION: De Anza College: 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014.
DIRECTIONS: From the North: Take Highway 280 South. Exit right on De Anza Blvd. Turn right on Stevens Creek Blvd. Turn Left on Stelling St. Enter the College Campus on the right hand side from Stelling St. and use Parking Lot C for easiest access to the pool. From the South: Take Highway 280 North. Exit left on De Anza Blvd. Turn Right on Stevens Creek Blvd. Turn left on Stelling St. Enter the College Campus on the right hand side from Stelling St. and use Parking Lot C for easiest access to the poll. PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE MANDATORY PARKING FEES OF $3.00 (CASH OR CREDIT). Parking fees will be reimbursed for working officials.
COURSE: 50 meter, outdoor heated pool. Up to ten (10) racing lanes will be used for competition. Chase starts may be used at the discretion of the Meet Referee. Separate, warm-up, cool down area will be available during the meet. The minimum water depth for the shallow end course, measured in accordance with Article 103.2.3, is 6’0” at the start end and 4’0” at the turn end. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4).
FRIDAY Meet begins at 4:00 PM, warm-up from 2:45
SATURDAY/SUNDAY SESSION A (11-12 Girls and ALL 13 & Over): Meet begins at 8:30AM each day, warm-up from 7:00 to 8:15AM.
SESSION B (11-12 Boys and ALL 10 & Under): Session B will begin one hour after Session A finishes, but not before 12:00 PM. Session B warm-up will begin immediately upon completion of Session A
Current USA and Pacific Swimming rules and warm-up
ern the meet.
A copy of these procedures will be posted at the Clerk-
• All events are timed finals.
• All events will swim fast to slow.
Athletes may compete in one (1) event on Friday, and four
events per day on Saturday/Sunday.
• All athletes ages 12 and under should complete competition within four (4) hours.
• Entries will be accepted until the number of splashes exceeds the estimated time line, per the “Four-Hour Rule,” based on the athletes age and gender.
If local conditions warrant it the Meet Referee, with the
concurrence of the Meet Director
may require a mandatory scratch down
Immediate cash refunds will be made for any mandatory
• A ll coaches and deck officials must wear their USA Swimming membership cards in a visible manner.
• Athletes entering the 1500 Free, 400 IM, and/or 400 Free must have achieved a USA-S Motivational “B” time for their age group and gender. Athletes entering the 1500 Free, 400 IM and/or 400 Free must provide their own lane timers. Athletes in the 1500 Free must provide their own lap counters.
• 8 & Under Athletes entering the 8 & Under 100 Fly, 100 Back, and/or 100 Breast must have achieved a “PC-A” time standard in the 50 yard/meter distance of that stroke in order to enter.
UNACCOMPANIED ATHLETES: Any USA-S athlete-member competing at the meet must be accompanied by a USA Swimming member-coach for the purposes of athlete supervision during warm-up, competition and warm-down. If a coach-member of the athlete’s USA-S Club does not attend the meet to serve in said supervisory capacity, it is the responsibility of the athlete or the athlete’s legal guardian to arrange for supervision by a USA-S member-coach. The Meet Director or Meet Referee may assist the athlete in making arrangements for such supervision; however, it is recommended that such arrangements be made in advance of the meet by the athlete’s USA-S Club Member-Coach.
RACING STARTS: Athletes must be certified by a USA-S member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start, or must start the race in the water. It is the responsibility of the athlete or the athlete’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.
Smoking and the use of other tobacco products is prohibited on the
in the locker rooms
in spectator seating
on standing areas and in all areas used by athletes
during the meet and during warm-
• Sale and use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all areas of the meet venue .
• No glass containers are allowed in the meet venue .
No propane heater is permitted e
cept for snack bar/meet operations.
• All shelters must be properl y secured.
• Changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited.
• Destructive devices, to include but not limited to, explosive devices and equipment, firearms (open or concealed), blades, knives, mace, stun guns and blunt objects are strictly prohibited in the swimming facility and its surrounding areas. If observed, the Meet Referee or his/her designee may ask that these devices be stored safely away from the public or removed from the facility. Noncompliance may result in the reporting to law enforcement authorities and ejection from the facility. Law enforcement officers (LEO) are exempt per applicable laws.
· Operation of a drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.
ELIGIBILITY: • Athletes must be current members of U SA-S and enter t heir name and registration number on the meet entry card as they a r e shown on their Registration Card. If this is not done , it may be difficult to match the athlete w ith the registration and times database . The meet host will check all athlete registrations against the SWIMS database and if not found to be registered , the Meet Director shall accept the registration at the meet (a $10 surcharge will be added to the regular registration fee) . Duplicate registrat i ons will be refunded by mail.
“A” Division must have met at least USA Swimming
standard. Athletes in the
“B” Division must have met at least the listed
standard. All entry times slower than the listed “B”
time standard will be in the “C” Division.
• Entries with "NO TIME" will be ACCEPTED. (Exception – 400 Free, 400 IM, 1500 Free, and 8 & Under 100 FL/BK/BR. See Rules)
times submitted for this meet may be checked against a computer
database and may be changed in accordance with Pacific Swimming
Entry Time Verification Procedures.
• Disabled athletes are welcome to attend this meet and should contact the Meet Director or Meet Referee regarding any special accommodations on entry times and seeding per Pacific Swimming policy.
Athletes 19 years
of age and over may compete in the meet for time only, no awards.
Such athletes must have met standards for the 17-18 age
• The athlete’s age will be the age of the athlete on the first day of the meet.
ENTRY PRIORITY: Priority entry for the Friday PM Session will be given to Zone 1N Clubs. Priority entry for the Saturday/Sunday Sessions will be given to the following clubs: DACA, LAMV, PCCA, PPSC, MNLO, PSRP, SUNN, SOLO, DCD, LO, MCAC. Those entering online must do so by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in order to receive priority acceptance to the meet. Surface mail entries must be postmarked by Monday, May 28 th in order to receive priority acceptance to the meet. No swimmers other than
those from DACA, LAMV, PCCA, PPSC, MNLO, PSRP, SUNN, SOLO, DCD, LO, MCAC (and other Zone 1N Clubs for the Friday PM Session) may enter the meet until the preference period has concluded.
ENTRY FEES: $4.00 per event plus a $10.00 participation fee per athlete. Entries will be rejected if payment is not sent at time of request. No refunds will be made , except mandatory scratch downs.
ONLINE ENTRIES: To enter the online go to http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/daca20180615 (Friday PM) or http://ome.swimconnection.com/daca20180616 (Saturday/Sunday Sessions) to receive an immediate entry confi r mation. This method requires payment by credit car d . Swim Connection, LLC charges a processing fee for this service , equal to $1 per athlete plus 5% of the total Entry Fees. Please note that the processing fee is a separate fee from the Entry Fees. If you do not wish to pay the processing fee , enter the meet using a mail entry . Entering online is a convenience, is completely voluntary, and is in no way required or expected of an athlete by Pacific Swimming. Online entries will be accepted through Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
MAILED OR HAND DELIVERED ENTRIES: Entries must be on the attached consolidated entry form. Forms must be filled out completely and printed clearly with athlete’s best time. Entries must be postmarked by midnight, Monday, June 4, 2018 or hand delivered by 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018. No late entries will be accepted. Requests for confirmation of receipt of entries should include a self-addressed envelope.
Make check payable to : De Anza Cupertino Aquatics (DACA) Mail entries to : Annie Stein, Meet Director
1080 S. De Anza Blvd. San Jose, CA 95129
Hand deliver entries to:
Annie Stein c/o DACA 1080 S. De Anza Blvd. San Jose, CA 95129
CHECK-IN: The meet will be deck seeded . Athletes must check-in at the Clerk-of-Course . No event shall be closed more than 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the session. Close of check-in for all individual events shall be no more than 60 minutes before the estimated time of the start of the first heat of the event. Athletes who do not check in will not be seeded and will not be allowed to compete in that event.
SCRATCHES: Any athletes not reporting for or competing in an individual timed final event that they have checked in for shall not be penalized.
AWARDS: Ribbons for 1st thru 8th place for individual events in the A, B, and C divisions: 8/un, 9/10, 11/12, 13-14. Standard “A” medals awarded to athletes achieving NEW “A” times in each event regardless of place achieved in the event. Athletes who have prior “A” time in any event they compete in, regardless of course the time was earned in, will not receive “A” medal. All awards to be picked up by coaches at end of each session. Awards will not be mailed out.
SNACK BAR & HOSPITALITY: A snack bar or refreshments for purchase may be available at the venue. Coaches and working deck
officials will be provided lunch. Hospitality will serve refreshments to timers and volunteers.
MISCELLANEOUS: No overnight parking is allowed. Facilities will not be provided after meet hours. Disobeying parking signs may result in a citation and a fine.