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FGC Senior Championships @ SOFLO

March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018
March 18, 2018
Blue Junior Group, Blue Senior Group, Red Group

Description

Heatsheets:

Friday Prelims

Saturday Prelims

Sunday Prelims

TIMELINE - PRELIMS - Warm Up for prelims: 7:30 am / Meet Start 8:30 am

TIMELINE - FINALS - Warm Up for finals: Friday and Saturday - 4:00 pm  / Meet Start 5:00 pm

                                    Warm Up for finals: Sunday at 3:00 pm - Meet Start - 4:00 pm.

PSYCH SHEET

2018 SPRING SENIOR CHAMPS JDST INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES

2018 SPRING SENIOR CHAMPS JDST TENTATIVE RELAY TEAMS

2018 SPRING SENIOR CHAMPS JDST TENTATIVE RELAY ENTRIES by SWIMMER

RELAYS SCHEDULE - 2018 SPRING SENIOR CHAMPS

IMPORTANT!

If you don't want to swim an event you MUST SCRATCH THE DAY BEFORE to avoid penalties!

You need to let me know and I will do the scratches!

Scratches will be accepted until the scratchbox closing deadlines listed below.

For events on Friday March 23rd Scratchbox Closes 5:30pm Thursday March 22

For events on Saturday March 24th Scratchbox Closes 5:30pm Friday March 23

For events on Sunday March 25th Scratchbox Closes  5:30pm Saturday March 24

Location:     Academic Village Swimming Pool 
                    17191 Sheridan Street 
                    Pembroke Pines, FL 33331 
 
Directions:  Coming from the North: Take I-595 West to I-75 South. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B.  
Drive about 1 mile, and make a right at 172 nd  Ave. Academic Village is on the RIGHT hand side. 
PLEASE TAKE 2 ND  ENTRANCE INTO FACILITY. 
 
Coming from the South: Take SR-826 South to I-75 North. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B.  
Drive about 1 mile, and make a right at 172 nd  Ave. Academic Village is on the RIGHT hand side.  
PLEASE TAKE 2 ND  ENTRANCE INTO FACILITY. 
 
Dates & Time:      
Session l  Prelims  Friday  March 23  Warm-up – 7:30 AM  Start – 8:30 AM 
Session ll  Finals  Friday  March 23  Warm-up – 4:00 PM  Start – 5:00 PM 
Session lll  Prelims  Saturday  March 24  Warm-up – 7:30 AM  Start – 8:30 AM 
Session lV  Finals  Saturday  March 24  Warm-up – 4:00 PM  Start – 5:00 PM 
Session V  Prelims  Sunday  March 25  Warm-up – 7:30 AM  Start – 8:30 AM 
Session Vl  Finals  Sunday  March 25  TBA  TBA 

Format:  These championships will be conducted in short course yards. All events 200 yards and shorter will 
be conducted as preliminary heats and finals with the top 20 swimmers in preliminaries advancing 
to finals. The Championship final will follow the Consolation final. All events 400 yards and longer 
and all relays will be conducted as timed finals. All relays will swim in the finals sessions. Breaks may 
be inserted between events at meet referee discretion. 
 
Pool/Timing  25 Yard x 50 meter heated outdoor pool with 10 short-course racing lanes with separate warm-up 
and swim-down lanes available. 

Eligibility:  Open to all 2018 USA swimming registered athletes and foreign athletes that have been invited by 
USA Swimming who have achieved the listed qualifying times between March 21st, 2016 and March 
19, 2018. 

Entry Deadline:    For JDST Swimmers Sunday, March 18, 2018 

Entry Limit:    Individual:  No more than three (3) individual events per day including time trials. 
                        Relay:     200 & 400 relays, teams may enter “A” & “B” relay teams only 
                        800 Free Relay – “A” team only 

Entry Fees:    $8.00 per individual event                Late Entry $15.00 per individual event 
                      $12.00 per relay team                      Late Entry $20.00 per relay team 
                      $12.00 per athlete meet surcharge  Late Entry $20.00 per athlete meet surcharge 


Deck Entries:  The FGC Deck Seed Policy will NOT be in effect.  

Scoring:      Individual:   24,21,20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13,11,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 
                     Relays:        48,42,40,38,36,34,32,30,28,26,22,18,16,14,12,10,8,6,4,2   
 
Awards:      Individual Events & Relays:   Ind. 1 st  – 3 rd        Relays 1 st  place team 
                    Individual High Point:    15-16 Women & Men High Point / Open Women & Men High Point 
                   Team High Point:      Combined 1 st , 2 nd  and 3 rd  Place Team  
                   Women’s Team champion and runner-up  
                   Men’s Team champion and runner- up 
 
Seeding:  Except as otherwise noted all events will be seeded slow to fast in the following order: Short Course Yards, followed by Long Course Meters, followed by Short Course Meters. 
Scratch Deadline:  Scratches will be accepted until the scratchbox closing deadlines listed below.  
                                Scratchbox Closes 
                                Friday March 23rd events    5:30pm Thursday March 22 
                                Saturday March 24th events    5:30pm Friday March 23 
                                Sunday March 25th events    5:30pm Saturday March 24   
 
500 Free and 400 IM:  Friday’s 500 free and Saturday’s 400 IM are timed finals events with the fastest heat of each age group and gender swimming in the finals session. The top 10 swimmers who do not indicate a 
preference to swim in the preliminary session by the scratch deadline for the event will be seeded to swim in finals. Positive check-in is not required in order to be seeded, however swimmers who wish to be seeded in the preliminary session must check-in with the administrative referee by the scratch deadline and indicate their preference. 
The 500 Free and 400 IM will be seeded fast to slow in event order. 
   
Distance:  The 1650 freestyle is a timed finals event with the fastest heat of combined 15-16 and open for each 
gender swimming in the finals session. The top 10 swimmers of each gender who do not declare a 
preference to swim in the preliminary session will be seeded to swim in finals. Positive check-in by 
5:30 pm Saturday March 24th is required to be seeded. Failure to compete after having previously 
checked-in will result in the swimmer being fined $25.00 cash. Upon 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.  
The 1650 Freestyle will be seeded fast to slow, alternating heats of women and men. Open and 15-
16 events will be combined and will swim together but will be scored separately.  
  
Relays:  All relays will be timed finals events conducted during the finals sessions. 
 
Scratches:  Scratches and check-in for Friday’s events are due to the Administrative Referee at 5:30pm on 
Thursday Mar 22 and may be submitted by email to allan.c.golding@comcast.net. All subsequent 
day’s events scratches are due at the clerk of course table 30 minutes after the start of the previous 
evening’s finals. There is no penalty for failing to compete in a preliminary or timed final event other 
than the 1650 free. 
 
Any swimmer who competes in preliminary heats and qualifies for finals must declare his/her 
possible intention to scratch within thirty (30) minutes of the announcement of the preliminary 
results of that event and further declare their final intention within 30 minutes of their last 
individual preliminary event.  
 
Failure to compete 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.  
First and second alternates shall be announced along with the finals qualifiers. These alternates 
shall not be penalized if unavailable to compete in the finals. 
Alternates wishing to swim in an open lane in finals must be standing at the starter’s tent prepared 
to swim when the heat is called to the blocks                                  
Admission:  $5.00 per session, Heat sheets are free and will be available online at 
soflomeets.info/senior champs and on Meet Mobile. Printed Heat sheets will be available for 
coaches at the administration office. 
 

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