SPORT FAIR WINTER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL
We just received this meet information and have to turn it around by tomorrow. Please enter this meet today in order to go to this championship meet. This meet fills up very quickly and lots of teams are unable to swim. Please text your team mates and friends so they are aware as well.
The Sport Fair Winter Classic Invitational is now available for signups on our website. The meet will be held at the Jim McKay Natatorium on the George Mason University main campus on December 88 - 11, 2016. Please sign up no later that midnight, Monday, November 13, 2017.
NOTE: This meet is one of two championship meets for the fall season - all swimmers should choose only one of the December champs meets (either this one or the NOVA meet). Swimmers with a BB+ time in any event should sign up for the Sport Fair Invitational. Swimmers should only pick one of these meets.
The Sport Fair Winter Classic is a trials/ finals meet (except the events noted below). Two courses will be used each day for all prelim sessions. Boys in one course and girls in the other course. 13 & Overs in the morning, 12 and Unders in the afternoon.
There will be a distance session on Thursday evening for all ages. 13 & Over will swim prelims in the morning on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 12 & Under will swim prelims in the afternoon on Friday, Satruday and Sunday. Finals will be held in evening sessions for qualifying swimmers in 10 & Under, 11-12, 13-14, & Open individual events. All 10 & under events are trials and finals and will have one (1) heat in the finals sessions, except the 500 freestyle which will be timed finals. All 11-12 individual events will have an "A" and “B” final, except the 400 IM and the 500 free which will be timed finals. The "B" final will swim first. All 13-14 and Open individual events will have an "A" and “B” final, except the 13-14 400 IM and 13-14 500 free which will only have an “A” final. The "B" final will swim first.
On the signup page, "Open" events will show for all swimmers. "Open" events are typically for 15 and older swimmers. Those events are held in the 13 & over session.
The following events have minimum entry time standards - please see the last two pages of the meet announcement for the time requirements. : 1000 Free, 500 Free, 200 Free, 400 IM and Open 200 IM.
There is charge of $9.00 per swimmer and $9.25 per event.
Swimmers may sign up for a maximum of 7 individual events, no more than 3 per day.