CSC Winter Invitational
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 2ND AT MIDNIGHT
NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!!
NO ENTRY FILE YET SO CANNOT SIGN UP FOR EVENTS AT THIS TIME
IU Natatorium, located on the campus of IUPUI 901 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
• 2017-2020 National Motivational “A” Time Standards for 15-16 year olds will be used for all OPEN swimmers.
• 2017-2020 National Motivational “A” Time Standards will be used for swimmers 13&14.
• 2017-2020 National Motivational “BB” Time Standards will be used for swimmers 11 & 12.
• 2017-2020 National Motivational “B” Time Standards will be used for swimmers 10 and younger, except that 2013-2016
National Motivational “BB” Time Standards will be used for the 200 IM and the 200 free. (Refer to page 9-11 for specific standards for each event.)
• Please note that 13-14 events and Open events may be swum in separate pools. We will not delay the meet for any swimmers entered in Age Group and Open events. A swimmer may not compete in the same event, timed final, or preliminary, more than one time during this meet. Carmel Swim Club reserves the right to swim any of its own club members who have not achieved the minimum time standards.
All Friday events, Saturday and Sunday 10-under events, and all relays, are timed finals. The 1650 Free will be swum fastest to slowest after seeding.
A minimum of 32 swimmers per event will swim events #s 1 & 2 (Open 1650 Free). A minimum of 8 heats will be swum for events #s 3 & 4 (11-12 200 IM). A minimum of 6 heats will be swum for events #s 7 & 8 (Open 400 IM) and 13 & 14 (Open 500 Free). A minimum of 4 heats will be swum for events #s 5 & 6 (13-14 400 IM), #s 9 & 10 (11-12 500 Free) and #s 11 & 12 (13-14 500 Free). If time line allows, additional heats may be added. Please refer to the psych sheet which will be posted at www.carmelswimclub.org on Tuesday January 12, 2016 to determine if there are any limits to the number of heats on Friday.
Carmel Swim Club reserves the right to limit the number of heats in all individual events. Refunds will be issued for any limited event. Preliminaries will be conducted Saturday and Sunday mornings for Open and 13-14 events, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons for 11-12 events.
There will be consolation and championship finals for the 11-12 and 13-14 age groups. There will be a Super Final of the top four preliminary finishers for the Open age group in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly and 100 breast. There will be bonus, consolation and championship finals for the Open age group in all events including those with a Super Final. All relays will be swum in the preliminary session. There will be no time trials.
Carmel Swim Club reserves the right to use fly-over starts for any or all events Friday, Saturday and Sunday, except Finals on Saturday and Sunday. USA Swimming Championship rules shall apply with the following exceptions: swimmers who miss a heat in preliminaries or timed finals will not incur penalties; however the swimmer will not be placed into an open lane in a different heat.
No team’s entries will be broken. Each swimmer in the 11-12, 13-14 and Open Age Groups will be limited to 3 individual events and 1 relay per day (a swimmer may not swim in both a 13-14 and Open relay on the same day). Swimmers in the 10 & Under Age Group will be limited to 4 individual events and 1 relay per day. If a swimmer is entered in more than the maximum number of individual events for that day and does not scratch down by the deadline, the entry will be made by order of events, starting with Event #1 until the limit is satisfied. There will be no refunds for swimmers entered in more events than permitted.
All fees must accompany entry. Please make checks payable to CARMEL SWIM CLUB.
Individual timed final events: $4.00 per event
Individual prelim/final events: $5.00 per event
$2.00 per swimmer, per meet, Indiana Swimming surcharge must accompany each entry.
$1.50 per swimmer, per meet, IUPUI Natatorium surcharge must also accompany each entry. $40.00 per swimmer CW Coaches fee
All Friday (except for 11-12 200 IM) events require positive check-in. Positive Check-in means “I am here and I intend to swim this event”. Check-in sheets will be located at the security desk on the deck level. All swimmers not declaring intent to swim via check-in will be scratched.
All other Friday events: 4:00 PM Friday
Deadline for 10 & under 200 IM: 12:10 PM Saturday
Deadline for 10 & under 200 Free: 12:10 PM Sunday
**Failure to check-in will jeopardize your opportunity to swim those events.
In all individual events on Saturday & Sunday, the swimmers are assumed to be swimming unless they have been scratched from the event. A missed heat or late arrival will deprive swimmers of their opportunity to swim that event. Scratch forms will be available at the Clerk of Course Scratch Table.
Saturday Session Events: 6:15 PM Friday
Sunday Session Events: 6:15 PM Saturday
If you will not be at the competition facility on Friday evening, we will accept scratches for Saturday Morning session events by e-mail up to 6:00 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Please contact the Entry Chair to make these scratches.
Events will be pre-seeded. Exceptions: 1650 Free, 500 Free, 400 IM and all relays will be deck seeded. Seeding of Friday events (with the exception of 200 IM 11-12) will be made at the close of the positive check-in period on Friday. Please check the psych sheet (posted on www.carmelswimclub.org on Monday, January 8, 2018) for the limit to the number of heats for each event.
Scratches from Finals: USA Swimming Championship rules shall apply (ref. Article 207.11.6 D & E of 2017 USA Swimming Rules and Regulations). Swimmers qualifying for Finals ,orFinal ,based on the results of the preliminaries, must notify the referee or designee within 30 minutes after the announcement of the qualifiers for that race that they do not intend to compete. Failure to declare and then not compete in said final shall bar swimmer from further competition for remainder of meet. Failure to declare and not swim in a Sunday finals event shall result in a $25 fine.
PLEASE READ THE MEET PACKET PDF FOR MORE INFO ABOUT THIS MEET