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Event

Pacific NW Regional YMCA Championships

March 2, 2018 - March 4, 2018
February 22, 2018

Description

HOST: Boise YMCA

Location: Treasure Valley YMCA/Boise City Aquatic Center, 5959 N. Disocvery Way, Boise, ID 83713

Pool: SCY 25-yard Indoor Pool

Qualifying Meet: YES.

This meet is only open to YMCA teams and member athletes.

2018 Northwest Region YMCA Swimming Championships
March 2-4, 2018
West YMCA/Boise City Aquatic Center

 

The Boise Y Swim Team is looking forward to hosting the 2018 Northwest Region YMCA Swimming Championships at the West YMCA/Boise City Aquatic Center.  We hope to see all Northwest teams in attendance this year.  The following is information for Visiting Teams.  Boise Y swimmers should go directly to the meet sign-up page posted under Events for their information and entry deadline.

This meet is a 2-1/2 day meet which begins with warm-ups on Friday afternoon, February 27 at 4:00 pm.  The meet will begin at 5:00.  The meet will be split on Saturday with 12 & U swimmers swimming in the morning.  Warm-ups for the morning session will be held on Saturday at 7:30 am with the meet starting at 9:15 am.  The afternoon 13 & Over session will begin one hour after the end of the morning session with warm-ups starting immediately following the end of the am session.  Sunday, all swimmers will swim together in one session.  Warm-ups will begin at 7:30 and the meet will begin at 9:00 am.

Eligibility: 

  • All coaches and teams must be registered and have paid the yearly YMCA Registration fees in order to compete at this meet.
  • Teams must have a current Certificate of Insurance in effect through the last day of the meet.
  • Coaches must complete the on-line coach registration process. 
  • All head and assistant coaches are required to have current CPR Pro, First Aid, Coaches Safety or Lifeguard, and YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming.
  • As required by the YMCA of the USA Program Director and the National Swimming and Diving Advisory Committee, in order to officiate at the Y Regional meet, any official who is not a USA Swimming official must have completed the on-line and classroom sessions of either the YMCA Level I & II officials certification class.
  • The Invitation to Officiate is posted HERE.  It must be returned by February 15 in order for an official to receive a free polo shirt.  The form must be returned no later than February 22 if an official wants to be considered for an assigned position.
  • All swimmers must be a YMCA member in good standing and represented only his/her YMCA in competition for a period of 90 days prior to March 2, 2018.
  • Please read the Meet Invitation for specific details on all of the above.

Entries:

  • Swimmers may only enter a total of 4 individual events per day, plus one time trial.
  • Swimmers 11 & Under may enter a total of 7 individual events for the meet, plus 2 relays.  Swimmers 12 & Over may enter a total of 7 individual events for the meet, plus 4 relays. 
  • Swimmers must have obtained qualifying times since March 3, 2017.
  • Swimmers should enter with their best SCY time.  SCM and LCM times are allowed but will be seeded after all SCY times. Converted times are not allowed.
  • Swimmers with less than 6 qualified individual events can swim 1 bonus (non-qualified) event during the meet.  This bonus event must have an entry time.  Events 400 yards or longer cannot be bonus events.  11-12 year old swimmers may not enter an 11-14 event as their bonus event.
  • Please read the Meet Invitation for info on seeding and distance event.

Submitting Entries & Fees:

  • USA Swimming numbers for USA Swimming registered athletes need to be submitted with your entries in order for times to be sent to the SWIMS database.
  • Don't forget to include the YMCA Sanctioned Meet Declaration Form with your entry fees.
  • Fees are $3.50 per event; $14 per relay; and $20 per swimmer surcharge.  Teams should send one check made payable to the Boise Y Swim Team by the entry deadline.
  • Entries are due for Visiting Teams no later than Tuesday, February 20th!

LODGING: 

  • SPECIAL RATES AT RED LION DOWNTOWNER  (208) 344-7691, EXT 0.

Please read the full meet invitation posted below for information on time trials, awards, scoring, officials shirts, apparel, lodging rates, etc.

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