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CM Pepsi Cola Spring Invite (USS Swimmers only)

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
April 24, 2018

Description

CM Pepsi Cola Spring Invite 

May 18-20, 2018

enlightenedFOR SPY Swimmers who have current 2018 USA Swimming Membership

Location:  Keating Natatorium ,616 W. North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45224

Meet Schedule

(TENTATIVE: it will be updated closer to meet time)

Session Warm-up Meet Start (est) Meet End (est)
Friday PM (All ages) 4 pm (2 x 30 min) 5:10 pm 9 pm
Saturday AM (Ages 13 & Over) 7 am (2 x 30 min) 8:10 am  12 noon
Saturday PM (Ages 12 & under) 12 pm (2 x 25 min) 1 pm 4:30 pm
Sunday AM (Ages 13 & Over) 7 am (2 x 30 min) 8:10 am 11 am
Sunday PM (Ages 12 & Under) 11:30 am (2 x 25 min) 12:30 pm 4 pm
*All estimates dependant on amount of entries received

ORDER OF EVENTS:  https://www.teamunify.com/ohsfymca/__eventform__/975910_Order%20of%20Events.pdf

Please visit the website for ‘Meet Notes’ with UPDATED meet information including session times published the week of the meet.

SCHEDULE: (See Order of Events) TBA times will be announced by Wednesday before the meet 

TIME STANDARD: No Time Standard

FORMAT:

  • Friday evening sessions and all morning Sessions will swim 7 lanes with lane 8 reserved for warm up/down.

  • Saturday afternoon, and Sunday afternoon sessions will swim 8 lanes, with breaks scheduled.

  • 13&Over events: Age Groups 13-14 and 15 & Over compete together but are scored and awarded separately.

    FOLLOW THE MEET REMOTELY!

    In addition to Meet Mobile, a LIVE VIDEO link will be provided for a fee. Please visit the meet home page for the link and fee information. NOTE: there is NO AUDIO with this link.

    ENTRY RULES:

  • All swimmers may enter up to 3 individual events per day.

  • All Entry Seed Times must be In Long-Course Meters.

  • Entries may be limited to 4000 swims.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • No swimmer will be permitted to compete unless the swimmer is a member as provided in Article 302. Registration will not be accepted at the meet.

  • Age on first day of meet will determine eligibility of age group divisions.

USA Swimming

ENTRY FEES:

  • $5.00 per individual event, $2.00 surcharge per swimmer.

  • DECK ENTRIES:

  • Deck entries will be accepted only if the meet is not closed, and at the discretion of Meet Management. Check meet notes for updates. Marlins reserve the right to deck enter their swimmers at any time.

  • See meet notes regarding Deck Entry close should they be permitted.

  • A deck entry fee of $10.00 per individual event, as well as the $2.00 meet surcharge, is payable upon sign-up at clerk of course.

    POSITIVE CHECK-IN EVENTS & PROCEDURES:

The following Events are deck seeded, swimming fast to slow, & require Positive Check-in at Clerk of Course:

FRIDAY: All Events; Saturday: 13&Over 400IM, 11-12 400 Free

  • Check-in opens 15 minutes before Session warm up and closes 50 minutes before the session start time unless otherwise noted on the Order of Events. Swimmers not checked in will not be seeded.

  • These events MAY be limited according to limits noted on the Order of Events unless the timeline will allow more heats. This determination will be made upon review of the timeline and final limit will be announced when the psych sheet is posted, no later than Wednesday before the meet and communicated thru the Meet Notes.

o Entry fees for a swimmer seeded within the revised, final limit and not checked in are forfeited.
o Entry fees will be refunded for any swimmer not given the opportunity to swim AND seeded higher than the final limit (attendance is not required).
o Any swimmer wishing to know if they have made the cut-off may check the Meet Notes published on the Marlins web site @ www.cincy-marlins.com on the Wednesday before the meet or determine eligibility on arrival.
Positive Check-In Penalty applies: Swimmers who do NOT appear for their races after checking in will forfeit their next event even if it is the next day; or if this was his/her last swim, his/her club will be fined $25.

SCORING & AWARDS: By Event. 13&Over Events will be scored & awarded as multi-age 13-14, 15&Over. Scores: Top 7 Individual places in each event. 8,6,5,4,3,2,1.
Awards: Ribbons First thru Seventh. No Team Awards will be given

FINAL RESULTS:

  • Results will be posted on Live Results link (found on the Meet Page) & Meet Mobile (technology permitting).

  • Result Exports, Meet Backup, and Results reports will be posted the next day following the meet on the Marlins Web site at

    www.cincy-marlins.com .

    GENERAL ADMISSION CHARGE: Adults - $5.00/day. Children under 10 Free, Heat Sheets - $3.00

    FINAL RESULTS:

  • Results will be posted on Live Results link (found on the Meet Page) & Meet Mobile (technology permitting).

  • Result Exports, Meet Backup, and Results reports will be posted the next day following the meet on the Marlins Web site at www.cincy-marlins.com .

ADAPTIVE SWIMMING:
Swimmers with a Disability are Welcome to Enter Ohio Swimming Meets
.
Provide notice of any necessary accommodations; List in the email with the Hy-Tek
entry (or on paper) the swimmer’s name, entry times, stokes/distances, days/sessions. Preferred seeding is with the swimmer’s same age group in either the same distance race or a longer distance race (ie 50 Free during a 100 Free). Exceptions to this should be listed in “necessary accommodations”. More info is available under Athletes>Adaptive Swimming on the OSI website.

TIMELINE MANAGEMENT:

The Cincinnati Marlins reserve the right to alter events as follows to manage the timeline: Adjust session start times; Swim distance freestyle events with 2 swimmers in a lane; combine events; and use flyover starts.
Limits and adjustments will be communicated to entry contacts and on the Marlin's website by the Tuesday preceding the meet. Refunds will be given to those who did not make the entry limit cut-off and were not given the opportunity to swim the event.

SAFETY & SAFE SPORT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ohio Safety guidelines will be enforced in the conduct of the meet as well as warm ups. General Warm-up procedures require swimmers to enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner, with one hand on the deck as required by Ohio Swimming.

  • Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

  • First Aid is available in the Meet Office.

  • In compliance with USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, the use of audio or visual recording, including a cell phone, is not

    permitted in the changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.

  • Under no circumstances are cameras or any other recording device allowed in the area immediately behind the starting

    blocks at either end of the racing course(s) while they are in use for race starts during the competition and warm-up.

    Please refer to the Safe Sport section of the Ohio Swimming, Inc. policies and procedures for further information regarding the use of visual recording devices.

  • Deck changes are PROHIBITTED.

  • It is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of

    injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.

  • Unless approved in writing in advance of the competition by the Vice President of Program Operations, operation of a

    drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.

    FACILITY:

    Keating Natatorium is an 8 lane x 50 meter indoor pool with a removable bulkhead in place to make two 25 yard competition pools. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming. Water depth is 6ft. from the balcony (South) end of the pool to 4ft. in depth at the Scoreboard (North) end of the pool.

  • Seating is limited and will be conducted on a first come first serve basis. Seat saving techniques such as towels, bags, etc are not allowed.

  • PLEASE no flash photography as this interferes with the swimmers start off the strobe starting system.

  • No coolers or glass containers are permitted in the natatorium.

  • Swimmers bags are not permitted in the spectator seating.

  • No towels, bags or personal belongings may be left in the natatorium between sessions.

  • For your safety and the safety of others exit aisles and exit ways have been marked and must remain clear at all times.

  • The gym MAY be available for swimmers and parents to utilize chairs, bags, and coolers. We will post availability in Meet

    Notes before the meet. Thank you for your cooperation!

DIRECTIONS:

616 W. North Bend Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45224. From I-75 take Exit 9 and go north on Paddock Rd. (Rt. 4 ) to North Bend Rd. (The first left turn after crossing under the railroad trestle). Turn left and follow North Bend Rd. to the top of the hill (about 1-1/2 miles). St. Xavier High School is on the right and Keating Natatorium is behind the school.

COACHES:

  • ALL COACHES MUST SIGN IN FOR EACH SESSION AND PRESENT PROOF OF CURRENT USA SWIMMING MEMBERSHIP UPON ENTERING THE POOL. The proof may be from deck pass or a printed USA Swimming membership card.

  • The Marlins are happy to provide a Coaches Hospitality Area at our meets. (Sorry, swimmers & families are NOT included.) Please indicate the number of coaches that will be attending the meet with you on the Entry Summary Sheet so that we can provide for everyone.

    SPECIAL NOTE FOR OFFICIALS!

    The Cincinnati Marlins always appreciate the help we get from other swim clubs in officiating our meets.
    We ask all visiting coaches to make this known to the parents of their swimmers.
    Those parents who are certified officials or need to apprentice can make their availability known to the
    Official’s Chairman, at the time of entry submittal. Contact information is above.
    Please provide us with a list of names, job preferences, and session(s) that they prefer to officiate. 

 

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