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Event

February Divisionals

Feb 23, 2018 (08:00 AM) - Feb 25, 2018 (06:00 PM)
February 9, 2018

Description

LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS 

Evergreen State College Pool
2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW 
Olympia, Washington
 
ENTRY FEES: 
• Surcharge: $ 5.00 
• Deck entry surcharge: $10.00 (swimmer not previously in meet) 
• Timed Finals Individual Event: $4.00 (Sessions 1, 3, 6) 
• Prelims/Finals Individual Event: $6.00 (Sessions 2, 5) 
• Except as indicated under “Meet Rules” below, no refunds or credits will be given for events entered but not swum or event swapping. 
• All fees must accompany entries. 
 
SPECIAL INFORMATION AND RULES FOR SESSION 1:
 Both events will be deck-seeded Timed Finals events requiring a positive check-in by the announced deadline in order to swim. While there is no penalty for a swimmer who checks in but fails to show, coaches are asked not to check in any swimmer not present. Late arrivals should check in with the Meet Referee for a possible heat/lane assignment.. • Except as indicated below, these events will be seeded fast-to-slow and swum mixed girls and boys, but awarded separately. • Swimmers must provide their own timers. • 500 Freestyle swimmers must provide their own counter, if desired. 
Qualifying times: All entry times must have been achieved in USA Swimming sanctioned, approved, or observed competition or in compliance with PNS AD 02-01. NT (“no time”) entries are not permitted.
 Dequalifying Times: Swimmers ages 11&O may not enter any event in which they have achieved a 2018 Northwest Region Age Group Champ (NWAG) qualifying time (any course) since September 1, 2016. The 15- 18 NWAG times apply to all 15&O swimmers. 
Awards and Scoring: 
• Ribbons: 1st-8th places by age group (10&U, 11-12, 13-14, 15&O) and gender
• Scoring: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. 
 
Special Note:
Should the session’s pre-scratch deadline exceed three hours, heats will be limited as follows to the fastest swimmers (by seed time) who check in by the announced deadline. Refunds will be offered to checked-in swimmers unable to swim due to timeline constraints. 
• 400 IM: Two (2) heats each of girls and boys in the 15&O, 13-14, and 11-12 age groups. • 500 Free: One (1) heat of each of 9-10 girls and boys and two (2) heats each of girls and boys in the 15&O, 13-14, and 11-12 age groups. 
• Should fewer than the maximum number of swimmers of any gender not sign in, the available lane(s) will be made available to the nextfastest swimmer(s) by seed time of the other gender. 
• Awards and scoring note: The 10&U 500 free can only be awarded and scored to the number of swimmers in the sole heat. 
• Only a swimmer who is scratched from the 400 IM and/or 500 Free under these conditions will be allowed to deck-enter a replacement event, subject to the daily and total event entry limitations and all other deck-entry provisions including the inability to advance to finals. 
• Priority will be given to swimmers who entered the meet by the meet entry deadline; deck-entered swimmers may only be seeded in available unassigned lanes. 
 
SPECIAL INFORMATION AND RULES FOR SESSIONS 3 AND 6:
All events with be Timed Finals events. 
• All 25Y, 50Y, and 100Y events will be pre-seeded with no penalty for a swimmer who fails to show. 
• Should timeline constraints so necessitate, 200Y events may be deckseeded requiring a positive check-in with the Clerk of Course by the announced deadline in order to swim. While there is no penalty for a swimmer who checks in but fails to show, Coaches are asked not to check in swimmers not present; late arrivals should check in with the Meet Referee for possible heat/lane assignment. Additional information will be provided at the Coaches’ Meeting(s). 
Qualifying and de-qualifying times: There are no qualifying or dequalifying times for 10&U swimmers. 
Awards and Scoring: 
• Ribbons: 1st thru 8th for individual events in each awards age group (8&U, 9-10). 
• Scoring: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.
SPECIAL INFORMATION AND RULES FOR 11&O PRELIMS/FINALS SESSIONS 2, 4, 5, 7:
All events with be Prelims/ Finals events. 
• All 50Y and 100Y events will be pre-seeded with no penalty for a swimmer who fails to show.
• Should timeline constraints so necessitate, 200Y events may be deckseeded requiring a positive check-in with the Clerk of Course by the announced deadline in order to swim. While there is no penalty for a swimmer who checks in but fails to show, Coaches are asked not to check in swimmers not present; late arrivals should check in with the Meet Referee for possible heat/lane assignment. Additional information will be provided at the Coaches’ Meeting(s).  Qualifying times: There are no event qualifying times. NT (“no time”) entries are acceptable. Dequalifying Times: Swimmers may not enter any event in which they have achieved a 2018 Northwest Region Age Group Champ (NWAG) qualifying time (any course) since September 1, 2016. The 15-18 NWAG times apply to all 15&O swimmers.
 Awards and Scoring: 
• Individual events: Medals 1st-6th places; ribbons 7th-12th places. 
• Scoring: 16-13-12-11-10-9-7-5-4-3-2-1 Scratch information and Session Rules: 
• Prelims: Except as indicated above, no check-in required and no penalty for failure to show. 
• Finals: These are preliminary/finals sessions, with two 6-lane heats of each age group (11-12, 13-14, 15&O) of each event in finals. Swimmers whose names are announced as qualifying for the finals or consolation heat of any prelims/finals event who fail to show will be barred from competing in the next individual event in which they are entered unless properly scratched. Once event results are announced, finalists and consolation finalists have 30 minutes to declare their intention to scratch. Swimmers declaring an intention to scratch will have until 30 minutes after the completion of their last preliminary event of the session to finalize their intention to scratch. There is no penalty for scratches during this time.
• Athletes who are seeded into an event as a result of other athletes scratching will not themselves be penalized for a failure to properly scratch. Reseeding to include scratches made after the scratch deadline may occur at the discretion of the Meet Referee.
• Any swimmer who deck-enters an event may not advance to finals or otherwise score.
 
 
 
 

Swimmers in the Beginning group need the coach’s approval before entering in competitions. 

 

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