10th Annual Bill Nixon Memorial & 50 Free Shootout
This is a long-course meters event hosted by COPS in Lewisville.
Location: Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center, 1750 Duncan Lane, Lewisville, Texas 75067
Who Should Attend: All 10 & Under and 11-12 swimmers must have achieved the “A” time from the 2017-2020 National Age Group Motivational Times to enter an event. 13 and over swimmers must have achieved the “AA” time from the 2017-2020 National Age-Group Motivational Times to enter an event. Qualifying time for the 15 & Over events are the 15-16 “AA: times from the 2017-2020 National Age-Group Motivational Times.
Sign-up Deadline: May 29th
3:15-4:15 PM General Warm UP (No Warm Up assignments)
4:15-4:45 PM Dive/ Sprint/ Pace for all athletes
5:00 PM Session Starts
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
7:00-8:30 AM General Warm Up
Warm Up Assignments will be posted at marswim.org on Monday, June 11, 2018
8:30-8:45 AM Dive/ Spring/ Pace for all athletes
9:00 AM Prelim Session Starts
4:00- 4:45 PM Finalist General Warm Up
4:45-5:00 PM Dive/ Sprint/ Pace for all athletes 5:15 PM Final Sessions Starts
Meet Format: This is a Prelims-Finals meet for all age-groups except for relays, Thursday events, and the 800 Free. All Relays will swim in Prelims. The meet host reserves the right to run chase starts in prelims. All 10 & Under and 11-12 100 and 200 meter events will swim the top 8 qualifiers from Prelims in Finals. All 50 meter 10 & under and 11-12 events will swim the top 16 qualifiers from prelims in finals. 13-14 and 15 & Over events will swim the top 16 qualifiers from Prelims in Finals. The A heat of Finals will swim first and then followed by the B heat.
All 15 and over swimmers entered in the 50 Free will compete in the 50 Free Shootout. The prelims for the 15 & Over 50 Free will be on Saturday morning. The top 32 female and the top 32 male finishers from prelims will move on to the quarterfinals, which will take place during the Saturday Finals session. The top 16 female and the top 16 male finishers from the quarterfinal round, will move onto the semifinal round of the 50 Free Shootout. The semifinals will be held after event #114 15 & Over 100 Backstroke on Sunday morning (Prelims) for both female and male heats. The top 8 female and top 8 2 male finishers from the semifinal round, on Sunday morning, will move onto finals on Sunday night. The final heat of the 50 Free Shootout will take place after event #124 13-14 boys 50 Freestyle.
Entry Limit: Swimmers may compete in a maximum of 3 individual events per day and 1 relay event per day. Swimmers may enter and compete in a maximum of 7 individual events for the entire meet.
Entry Fees: $15.00 per individual event and $25.00 per relay event. There is a $25.00 athlete surcharge. $3.00 of each athlete surcharge will go to North Texas Swimming. $2.00 of each athlete surcharge will go to the Bill Nixon Scholarship Fund. DM will add an additional $3 fee per swimmer per meet to cover credit card service charges.
How to Enter: Enter Online. Review the attached meet information (below) and click on the "Attend" button in the upper right corner of this screen. You may select your desired events from there, up to the daily limit. Be sure to save your selections. Please email Coach Doug if your best time does not appear by the event you wish to enter. Click on How to Enter (also located in our "Swim Meets" Tab) if you need further assistance.