Calverton Mini Meet Invitational (HOME)
(this is a team hosted event)
Calverton Mini Meet Invitational. The conclusion of the Pre-team and Mini-Bolt season is the much anticipated Mini-Meet when the youngest members of the Charger community are given an opportunity to shine. The Pre-team coach, Coaches in Training (CITs), and older team members show their spirit and help mentor and guide their younger counterparts through their first competition in an environment charged with encouragement and enthusiasm. The Chargers traditionally invite additional MCSL teams to participate to ensure plenty of competition and excitement. Participation in the Mini-Meet is by coach's invitation.
Deadline to declare availability to swim: Friday, July 13, 2018 no later than 12:00 pm (noon)
Meet: 9:00 am @
Arrival time: 8:00-8:10 am
Calverton warm-up: 8:30-8:40 am
Northwest Branch warm-up: 8:40-8:50 am
Goggles and Gear: Every Charger swimmer should come prepared with his/her team suit, cap, goggles, at least one towel (a second towel and warm clothes are always a good idea for cold/wet days). SEEK SHADE and DRINK WATER on hot days. Start hydrating the day BEFORE the mini meet, and come prepared with a full water bottle. Lots of water is essential to staying hydrated on hot days. Application of SPF sunscreen is encouraged for obvious reasons.
Awards Ceremony: Pre-Team Coaches and CIT's will present Mini-Meet certificates and popsicles to participants in the shade of the trees in the team area immediately after the meet. (Please remember, no food on the deck.) Plan to stay for this celebration, and bring your cameras to document this special event!
Please remember we are a parent-run volunteer organization, and this is your opportunity to learn from the seasoned volunteers who were once pre-team parents. IF YOUR CHILD SWIMS IN THE MINI-MEET, AT LEAST ONE PERSON FROM YOUR FAMILY IS EXPECTED TO HELP IN SOME CAPACITY. Please click on the "Job Signup" and select one or more jobs by clicking in the small box next to the job description. Confirm your choic(es) by clicking the "Signup" button at the very bottom left corner of the screen. Easy!
SSL Reminder: Not only is this a fabulously fun meet to watch, but this is also a great SSL hour opportunity for high school and middle school students (age 12+). Helping set up and/or break down after the meet, working as a timer, ushering swimmers to their lanes, demonstrating how to put on a cap and goggles, affixing labels to award certificates, providing words of encouragement, smile, or high-five is THE perfect way to show your Charger spirit and earn your SSL hours at the same time. Click on the "Job Signup" button and indicate "SSL hours" in the notes area before confirming your volunteer position.