Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympic Short Course Championships
Girls - West Pool Boys - East Pool
THIS MEET IS FOR 14 & UNDER SWIMMERS WHO HAVE ACHIEVED JUNIOR OLYMPIC STANDARD TIME in the event(s) they would like to swim!
PLEASE LET COACH K KNOW ASAP IF YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SWIM AT THE MEET!
Sponsored By: Coral Springs Swim Club/ Coral Springs Booster
Location: Coral Springs Aquatic Center, 12441 Royal Palm Blvd., Coral Springs, FL 33065, Tel 954-345-2121
Directions: Coral Springs Aquatic Complex: If taking 1-95, take Copans Road exit and go west approx. 10 miles. Copans turns into Royal Palm Blvd., after crossing 441. The Aquatic Complex will be on the right-hand side ½ mile after crossing Coral Ridge Drive. If taking Sawgrass Expressway, exit on Sample Road East. Continue East on Sample to first light, Coral Ridge Drive. Turn Right onto Coral Ridge, continue South to Royal Palm Blvd. Turn right onto Royal Palm. The Aquatic Complex will be on the right-hand side (1/2 Mile)
Two courses may be used depending on the number of entries received.
Dates & Times:
Session I – Prelims - Friday – March 16, 2018.
Warm-up 7:30 am. Meet starts 9:00 am. West/East
Session II –Finals – Friday – March 16, 2018. Warm-up 3:30 pm. Finals Start 5:00 pm. – West pool
Session III - Prelims- Saturday – March 17, 2018. Warm-up 7:30 am. Meet starts 9:00 am. West/East pool
Session IV - Finals- Saturday – March 17, 2018. Warm-up 3:30 pm. Meet starts 5:00 pm. West pool
Session V - Prelims- Sunday – March 18, 2018. Warm-up 7:30 am. Meet starts 9:00 am. West/East pool
Session VI–Finals – Sunday – March 18, 2018. Warm-up 3:30 pm. Finals Start 5:00 pm. – West pool
NOTE: With the approval of the Age Group Chair, meet management reserves the right to adjust start times of sessions to ensure an efficient meet.
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Entry Limit: Ind. Events: Seven (7)
individual events for the meet but and no more than three (3)
individual events per day.
Relays: Two (2) per team per event. 10 and under relays will take place in the Saturday preliminary session. Age 11-12 and 13-14 relays will swim on Friday and Saturday and will take place in the Finals sessions. All Sunday relays will compete in the preliminary session.
“A” relay only for the 800 free relays.
Entry Fees: Entry Fees: $8.00 –
Individual Event $12.00 – Relay Event $12.00 – per
Deck Entry Fees: $16.00 – Individual Event $24.00 – Relay Event $24.00 – per swimmer surcharge
Seeding: Entries shall be seeded in the
following order- Short Course Yards, Long Course Meters, and Short
We will follow the 2018 USA Swimming Rules for seeding except as noted below.
1. Friday’s 500 Free, Saturday’s 400 IM and Sunday’s 1650 Freestyle are timed final events, swum together and scored separately for the following age groups 11-12 & 13-14. The 10 & under 500 free will be swum in the preliminaries seeded fastest to slowest.
2. The 500 Freestyle, 400 IM and 1650 Freestyle’s top 10 swimmers in the following age groups (11-12, 13-14) will swim at night, all others with the preliminaries, alternating women and men. Swimmers may indicate their preference to swim in the preliminary (morning) session. The top 10 swimmers who state no preference shall be seeded to compete in the finals. The swimmers or coach should CLEARLY write “AM” next to their name when they check-in if they desire to swim in preliminaries.
3. NOTE: 1650 swimmers must supply their own counters and timers.
4. All 10 and under individual events will be seeded slowest to fastest, with the exception of the 500 free, which will be seeded fastest to slowest.
5. All 11-12 and 13-14 individual events will be seeded fastest to slowest.
6. All relays for all age groups will be seeded slowest to fastest.
Check In: Positive check in for the 500 Freestyle, 400 IM and 1650 will be closed at the times listed below. Swimmers who fail to check-in may swim, only if an open lane is available without creating another heat on a first come first served basis.
Event Age Group
Day Check-In Closing
500 Free 10 & Under/11-12/13-14 Friday 09:30 AM
400 IM 11-12/13-14 Saturday 09:30 AM
1650 Free 11-12/13-14 Sunday 09:30 AM
Finals: Finals will consist of one heat of girls and one heat of boys - top 10 swimmers per individual event.
Scratches: Any swimmer who competes in preliminary heats and qualifies for the finals; must declare his/her possible intention to scratch within thirty (30) minutes of the announcement or posting of the preliminary results of that event and further declare their final intention within 30 minutes of their last individual preliminary event.
Scratches will be declared by drawing a single line and initialing on the preliminary results maintained at the announcer's table. NOTE: “Failure to swim” in finals will result in the swimmer being fined $25.00 cash. Upon receiving payment of the fine, the swimmer will be eligible to continue competing in the meet. Swimmers may not compete in further individual events or relays until all fines are paid. In the case of missing a Sunday night final, payment of $25.00 must be made in order to compete in future FGC Championship meets.
Awards: Individual Events: Medals 1 st – 10 th
Relay Events: Medals 1 st
Team Awards: Overall Team Championship 1 st – 3 rd
Age Group Team awards: 1 st -3 rd place for each age group and sex
Individual High Point Awards: Top 3 in each age group & sex
Admission: $5.00 for prelims $3.00 for finals
Heat Sheet – FREE - you can find the heat sheet posted online at www.swimcssc.com
2018 - Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympic Time
Dates/Time: Saturday - March 17, 2018 - 15 minutes after the conclusion of prelims.
Sunday - March 18, 2018 - 15 minutes after the conclusion of prelims.
Entry Limit: Swimmers are limited to no more than 3 events per day including the events they participated in at the Junior Olympic Championship. Swimmers not in the Junior Olympic Championships can swim 3 events per day.
Entry Fees: $12.00 per Individual Event/ $24.00 per Relay/$24.00 Surcharge if not entered in the 2018 JO Meet.
Entries: Entry cards must be filled out in the office.
Deadline: Entries for time trials will close at 10:30am.