PHST Jill Griesse Memorial Invite (USA Swimming Members Only)

June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018
April 27, 2018


 PHST Jill Griesse Memorial Invite (USA Swimming Members Only)

June 15-17

14 & Under, 15 & Over

Timed Finals

Location Denison University, Trumbull Aquatic Center, 200 Livingston Drive Granville, Ohio 43023 

The Pau Hana Swim Team is pleased to be hosting the 3 rd Annual Jill Griesse Memorial Invitational  This meet is held in the honor of Jill Griesse and her many contributions to swimming and the lives she touched through her coaching career and other activities. In addition to Jill’s memory, the meet will benefit the National Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation. We have donated over $12,000 to the Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation in Jill's honor the past two invites. 

The Denison University Trumbull Aquatic Center features a 9-lane, 50 meter long by 25 yard wide competition course, a large diving well for warm-up and warm-down; and seating for just over 750 spectators. The aquatics center includes locker rooms and state-of-the-art timing system.

The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4). Copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming. The competition water depth is measured at, or greater than, a distance of 3 feet 1⁄2 inches (1.0 meter) to 16 feet 5 inches (5.0 meters) from both end walls.

In lieu of an admission charge the Pau Hana Swim Team will accept donations at the door to add to our contribution to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.

Heat Sheets will be available for purchase.

The meet will be conducted in Long Course Meters in Accordance with all USA and Ohio Swimming rules. The meet will be timed finals. Flyover starts will be used at the discretion of the meet referee.

It is the intent of the meet host to provide all swimmers the opportunity to compete in age-appropriate events. A third distance session will be offered in order to provide opportunities for all swimmers. 

Entry Limits:Swimmers are limited to a maximum of 4 individual events per day

Entries will be accepted in either LCM or SCY times. LCM times will be seeded first (fastest), followed by SCY. NT entries will not be accepted. Please estimate an entry time. 


Meet Rules

The meet will be conducted under the rules of USA Swimming and Ohio Swimming Inc. All participating swimmers, officials, and coaches on deck must be members in good standing with USA Swimming.

No swimmer will be allowed to compete unless they are a member of USA Swimming as provided in Article 202. USA Swimming registration will NOT be available at the meet.

All officials and coaches must have available their current year’s USA Swimming membership card (or electronic deck pass) while on deck.

Deck changes are prohibited.

All USA Swimming rules will be enforced during the competition.

Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone is not permitted in 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 on the Ohio Swimming website (, policies and procedures for further information regarding the use of visual recording devices. 

All USA Swimming and Ohio Swimming safety guidelines and procedures will be in effect at this meet. Swimmers must enter the water feet first, with one hand on the deck in a cautious manner, except in lanes that have been declared for one-way sprints. At the discretion of the Meet Director and the Meet Referee, warm ups may be assigned by lane and time-slot based on the number of entries.

Positive check-in Positive check-in will be located on deck next to the administrative table.

Deck entries will be accepted where space is available. No new heats will be added. Swimmers who wish to deck enter MUST be members of USA Swimming. There will not be an opportunity to register for USA Swimming membership at the meet. Deck entry fees will be double what the published entry fees for the meet.

Clerk of Course:There will not be a clerk-of-course for the meet. It is the responsibility of the swimmer to be present for their events.


  • Age 12 & Under: Places 1-8 custom medals, 9-16 custom ribbons
  • In lieu of awards for ages 13 & over a monetary donation will be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation.
  • High point age-group awards will be given to 14 & under age groups
  • Team awards will be given to places 1-3

Scoring: Individual Events: 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

SAFETY:It is expected that swimmers will conduct themselves in an appropriate manner that is respectful of the venue and represents their club and USA Swimming in a positive light. It is the responsibility of parents to ensure that all minor spectators are well behaved and under supervision at all times. Any swimmer or spectator acting in an inappropriate manner will be reported to their coach and or parent for disciplinary action that may include removal from the meet and facility. Any swimmer, or spectator, caught damaging or defacing property will be barred from the meet and the appropriate remedies for damages will be pursued.

It is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries due to anyone during the conduct of the event. 

Meet Workers: Volunteer timers are also appreciated.


Aquatic Outfitters of Ohio will be on site at the meet with a great selection of suits, caps, goggles, and other swimming items.

PARKING: Please visit the website for a map of area parking at Denison University. Parking close to the facility fills up fast so please plan accordingly.

NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK is permitted in the facility. Denison will have concessions available during the meet.

DRONES: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.