2018 Summer Minnesota Achievement Championships
Minnesota Achievement Championships
Hosted by: NEP
LOCATION: 410 Central Ave N Suite 300, New Prague, MN 56071
Meet Type: This is a 2 day meet for all swimmers with verifiable time slower than a B time standard. All C and Pre-C times qualify.
Fees: $3.00 MSI Entry Fee, $8.00 per event
Time Schedule: Warm-ups: 7:30-8:20am. Meet start: 8:30am. The afternoon session will not start before 11:30am following a 50 minute warm-up.
Awards: Individual Events: Events: Strip Ribbons, 1st – 8 th. Certificates will be issued for new Champ, A and B times. Ribbons for 1st-8th place will be awarded for each relay event. Awards will be given out to athletes 30 minutes after the posting of the final results, barring complications with the results.
Programs: Programs will be available via: Meet Mobile, a Pdf on MSI website and a Pdf on host website
Entry Limitations: Age of a swimmer is determined by their age on the first day of the meet. A swimmer may compete in a maximum of 4 individual events per day and 1 relay per day. Swimmers must have a verifiable time slower than a “B” time standard. All “C” and “Pre-C” times qualify. These times must be verifiable from January 1, 2017 to present.
Distance Events: 400 IM, 500 Free, 1000 Free, & 1650 Freestyle: These events will be deck seeded upon completion of the positive check-in. Positive check-in is required by the time stated at the coaches meeting at the timing table. Minnesota Scratch rules will be in effect. Heats for distance events may be combined across gender at the Meet Referee’s discretion. All age groups (within the session) will be combined, genders alternating separated for score/awards by age group offered at the meet.
Saturday AM: The 400 IM will be swum slowest to fastest. The 1650 will be swum fastest to slowest.
Saturday PM: The 400 IM will be swum slowest to fastest. The 500 and 1650 will be swum fastest to slowest and combine age groups when seeding.
Sunday AM: The 500 free will be swum fastest to slowest and combine age groups when seeding. The 1000 free will be swum fastest to slowest.
Sunday PM: The 400 IM will be swum slowest to fastest. The 500 free and 1000 free will be swum fastest to slowest and combine age groups when seeding.
Additional criteria for entering the 1000 Freestyle or the 1650 Freestyle events:
1. Swimmers with at least a “C” time in the 400/500 Free may use that time to become eligible for the 1000 or 1650 provided they have not swum these events before (enter using “NT” ). Note: this rule applies to this meet but not to the Minnesota Regional Championships or STATE meet.
2. Swimmers with at least a “C” time in the 800/1000 may use that time to become eligible for the 1650 and vice-versa provided they have not swum the event before (enter using “NT”). Note: this rule applies to this meet but not to the Minnesota Regional Championships or STATE meet.