SC State Meet LCM - at USC

July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018
July 9, 2018


A swimmer may swim a maximum of eight (8) individual events, including time trials, for the entire meet. There are no limits on relays per team, but only one relay per team may place and score. · All times must be listed to the 1/100th of a second. Entries must be submitted using a South Carolina State Meet Qualifying Short Course Yard or Long Course Meters time. Times entered must be actual (not converted) times. Times must have been achieved on or after July 20, 2017, and prior to the entry deadline

PALM fees: tbd
PALM entry deadline: tbd

Athlete Eligibility: All swimmers entered must meet or exceed the SC State Meet Qualifying Standards in EACH event entered. All swimmers shall have met the state meet individual event qualifying time standard in the age group of the relay event in which they swim. If swimmers participate in a relay and fail to meet the qualifying standard, then their team must demonstrate that the aggregate of the times of the four competing swimmers meets the relay qualifying standard. Any club which does not have four swimmers qualified for the meet in individual events may swim a relay if they can meet the qualifying time for that relay using aggregate times.

SWIMWEAR: Swimmers 10 years old and younger are not permitted to wear “Technical” suits at this meet. Age is determined by the first day of the meet. 

Meet Format:
All 10& Under events will be conducted as Timed Finals. Breaks will be added in the 10&Under session as necessary to provide adequate rest between events and to present awards. These will be determined after entries have been received. 

 All 11-12, 13-14, and Senior events, except those noted below, will be conducted as Prelim/Final events with the top heat returning for 11-12 and 13-14 in finals. The Senior swimmers will have the Top 2 heats returning for finals. The 11-12 events will be contested as Prelim/Final events with the following exceptions: 400 Free, 400 IM, 800 Free, 1500 Free. b. The 11-12 200 Back, 200 Breast, and 200 Fly will be positive check-in, deck seeded. The Top Heat will proceed to Finals with all other swimmers competing in Timed Finals at Prelims.

Meet Times:

Session                                   Warm-Ups                       Start of Competition

Thursday Timed Finals*               3:30 pm                                 5:00 pm
Friday Prelims                              7:00 am                                 8:30 am
Friday 10&Under             Immediately after prelims          1 hour after warm-ups begin
Friday Finals                                 5:00 pm                                 6:00 pm
Saturday Prelims                          7:00 am                                 8:30 am
Saturday 10&Under        Immediately after prelims          1 hour after warm-ups begins
Saturday Finals                            5:00 pm                                  6:00 pm
Sunday Prelims                            7:00 am                                  8:30 am
Sunday  10&Under         Immediately after prelims         1 hour after warm-ups begin
Sunday Finals                           5:00 pm                                  6:00 pm
* This will be a positive check-in session