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2018 Armbruster Open

May 18, 2018 (02:00 AM) - May 20, 2018 (02:00 AM)
April 11, 2018
May 20, 2018
(this is a team hosted event)

Description

 

Host:  Iowa Flyers Swim Club (IFLY).  All IFLY families are expected to volunteer:  

        Food Sign-up:      

        Volunteer Job Sign-up: 

 

Date:  Friday, May 18, 2018, to Sunday, May 20, 2018

 

Location:  University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center:  309 S. Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52240

 

Type of Meet:  Open, which means no restrictions.  All groups from Developmental to Senior Elites are encouraged to swim.  

 

Suit/Cap:  Black IFLY Swim caps are to be worn.  NO tech suits.  

 

Meet Operation:  

1. With the exception of the Open 50m butterfly event, all events will be timed finals. The Open 50m butterfly will be swum prelims and quarterfinals on Saturday, and semifinals and finals on Sunday.

2. Events will be pre-seeded except the 400 free, the 400 IM, the 800 free, and the 1500 free will be deck seeded.

3. A clerk of Course will be used for all 50m events for the 10 & Under groups.

4. If names are on the entry sheets for relays, those names will be on the relay cards for the meet.

5. Positive check-in required for the following events (all age-groups): 400 free, 400IM, 800 free, and the 1500 free. Swimmers must check-in 45 minutes prior to the start of the competition of the session in which the event occurs.

6. Swimmers failing to check in will be scratched and allowed to re-enter only if there are open lanes in the slowest heats.

7. The host is not responsible for providing rest for swimmers between events. If a swimmer has less than 10 minutes between swims, the swimmer (or swimmer’s coach) should inform the Referee.

8. Events may be combined by both age and gender to facilitate meet operation and separated later.

9. The 400, 800, and 1500 freestyle events and the 400 IM will be swum fastest to slowest, women and men alternating.

10. Distance events will be limited entries and will be swum as follows:

    a. The Open 1500 free is limited to 48 total entries. The 24 fastest girls and 24 fastest boys will be entered. Adjustments will be made if there are less than 24 entries in one gender and we will fill those spots with entries from the other gender to have a total of 48 entries.

    b. The 12 & Under 400 free is limited to 48 total entries. The 24 fastest girls and 24 fastest boys will be entered. Adjustments will be made if there are less than 24 entries in one gender and we will fill those spots with entries from the other gender to have a total of 48 entries.

    c. The Open 400 free is limited to 128 total entries. The fastest 64 girls and 64 boys will be entered. Adjustments will be made if there are fewer entries than allowed in one gender and we will fill those spots with entries from the other gender to have a total of 128 entries.

    d. The Open 400 IM is limited to 128 total entries. The 64 fastest girls and 64 fastest boys in each group will be entered. Adjustments will be made if there are less than 64 entries in one gender and we will fill those spots with entries from the other gender to have a total of 128 entries.

    e. The Open 800 free is limited to 64 total entries. The fastest 32 girls and 32 boys will be entered. Adjustments will be made if there are less than 32 entries in one gender and we will fill those spots with entries from the other gender to have a total of 64 entries.

    f. Coaches will be notified after positive check-in of the swimmers making each distance event.

11. Backstroke wedges are not permitted for use in the 10 & Under events.

12. Fly-over starts will be used for all applicable events; swimmers need to be ready for their event and heat.

13. If a swimmer wishes to obtain an official intermediate split time for an event the swimmer (or swimmer’s coach) must coordinate it in advance 

14.  Swimmers ages ten years and younger shall not compete while wearing “Tech” suits, even when competing in Senior or Open events or time trials. A list of suits that is considered “Tech” suits is posted on the ISI Website.

 

 

 

 

 

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