RICHMOND RAPIDS WEST COAST OPEN
West Coast Open is a meet designed for clubs to bring a large group of swimmers together and have a great team experience. The meet is designed as an early season Long Course racing opportunity allowing coaches to select events that are not always available to swimmers of all levels.
RESTRICTED ENTRY EVENTS
If necessary to maintain session timelines, the entries for these events may be restricted: 400IM, 400FR, 200IM, 200BK, 200BR, 200FL
Coaches will be notified via email within 48 hours after the entry deadline if any swimmers are not accepted. Alternate events will be accepted up until the scratch deadline. If it is necessary to restrict any events, this process will be used:
- 400m events: top 8 swimmers in each age group for a total of 4 heats of boys, 4 heats of girls
- 200m events: top 16 swimmers in each age group, for a total of 8 heats of boys, 8 heats of girls
Any remaining spots, and any scratches received before the scratch deadline, will be filled by the next fastest swimmer from the original entry list. Alternate events may be 50m or 100m events or 200FR; the swimmer must have the qualifying time. After the scratch deadline no further changes will be made. Any remaining spots will be available for deck entry, beginning on the day of the meet, by any qualified swimmer on a first-come-first-served basis.
If unsure of your swimmers eligibility status for this competition families/athletes are advised to contact your respective group coach for guidance and clarification.