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Event

May Classic

May 4, 2018 (03:00 AM) - May 6, 2018 (03:00 AM)
April, 22 2018
May 6, 2018
(this is a team hosted event)

Description

May Classic

When: May 4-6, 2018

Where: Liberty University

Who: A/BB/B/C

Facility:

The Liberty University facility provides a 9-lane, 50 meter competition pool with moveable bulkhead, separate 8-lane, 25 yard diving well, and supporting amenities including hospitality and concession stand.

· 7 ft. continuous depth; overflow gutters with non-turbulent lane markers.

· Indoor 8-lane 25 yard diving well pool for continuous warm-up, cool-down.

· Non-Turbulent Lane Markers in both pools.

· Paddock Starting Blocks with trackplates, Colorado backstroke wedges, Daktronics timing system.

· Spectator wrap-around three-sided seating for 1400.

· Two video boards allow for two simultaneous course displays, plus the ability to scroll preliminary results.

· The natatorium combines a 1-2 micron regenerative filter with an ultraviolet light disinfect system, ensuring premium water quality amidst heavy usage.

· The competition course has been certified in accordance with current USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, Article 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming.

Format:

All 12 & younger swimmers will swim timed finals in the afternoons Friday and Saturday 2

· All 13 & older swimmers will swim a preliminary session in the morning Friday and Saturday. The top 16 swimmers in 13-14 and Senior age groups will swim the finals session Friday and Saturday evening.

· Sunday morning session 13-14 and senior 800 and 1500 freestyle timed final.

· Sunday mid-day session, 10 & Under, 11-12, 13-14 and Senior timed finals.

· Depending on the number of entries, chase starts may be used at the discretion of the meet referee.

General Warm Up:

Friday and Saturday morning sessions: General warm-ups start at 6:30-7:25 am, specific start at 7:25-7:50 AM lanes 1 & 9 pace and 2 & 8 sprint; competition starts at 8:00 AM.

 · Friday and Saturday afternoon sessions: Assigned warm-ups start not before 12:30 PM; competition starts not before 1:30 PM.

· Friday and Saturday Final sessions: General warm-ups start not before 5:00 PM, specific start not before 5:30 PM; competition starts not before 6:00 PM.

· Sunday morning distance session: General warm-ups start at 7:00 AM, pace lanes will be assigned as needed. Competition starts at 8:00 AM.

· Sunday mid-day session: Assigned warm-ups start not before 12:00 PM; competition starts not before 1:00 PM.

 · Lane assignment and warm-up times for individual clubs will be posted on the Poseidon website no later than May 1, 2018 and will also be emailed to the contact person of the participating clubs.

· If the morning session runs late, afternoon warm-ups will begin immediately after the morning session ends.

T-Shirts:

As always, we want to dress like a team, so please try to wear your Light Blue Poseidon shirt on Saturday and your Navy Blue shirt on Sunday.

Awards:

· Individual events: Ribbons will be awarded for first through eighth place.

  • 13 and over events will be given separate awards for 13-14 and 15 & Over age groups.
  • 12 and under events will be given separate awards for 11-12 and 10 & Under age groups.
  • 10 & under events will be given separate awards for 9-10 and 8 & Under age groups.

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