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LE Long Course Age Group Champs

July 27, 2018 - July 29, 2018
July 11, 2018



July 27-29 2018

Held under USA Swimming Sanction # LE 17080 LS and Time Trials # LE 17081 LS

LOCATION:  Robert F. Busbey Natatorium, Cleveland State University, 2451 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

POOL:  50 meters by 9 lanes, Colorado timing system and 9 lanes digital readout score board with spacious locker room space and balcony seating for spectators; Continuous warm-up and warm-down available. The depth of the pool at the start end is 12 feet. The depth of the pool at the turn end is 4 feet. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming.

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS:  This is a Lake Erie sponsored meet.  Every club that participates in the meet is expected to provide volunteer meet workers.   Should a club fail to fulfill its work responsibilities; a $100 fine per worker per session will be levied and given to the club who supplies the replacement.


The finalized warm up plan may be found at by July 25, 2018. 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday MORNING:  Warm-up will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will last a minimum of 45 minutes, with competition beginning at the conclusion of warm-up.   Warm-up may be split by age group, team or gender, with a minimum of 45 minutes for 11-14 year-olds and a minimum of 30 minutes for 10U.  The finalized warm-up plan can be found at the LESI website on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Finals: There will be a minimum of three hours from the end of preliminary competition to the start of finals warm-up unless it is determined that finals will end after 9 pm. Warm-ups for finals will last 45 minutes.  Estimated warm-up times can be found at the LESI website on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Finals warm-up time will be announced during the preliminary session each day.



ENTRY FEES: Individual events are $5.00 each; relays are $8.00 each; $2.00 per swimmer LSC surcharge. 

ENTRY LIMITATIONS:   Swimmers may enter an unlimited number of events but may swim in no more than 3 individual events per day, including individual time trials.  Swimmers must scratch down to no more than 3 individual events by the check-in deadline with no refunds being issued for scratches. 

QUALIFYING TIMES: Please see the event listings. Entry times should be marked in the course in which the times were achieved. (L, S, Y). DO NOT CONVERT.  MM will convert non-conforming entry times.  Swimmers should enter an event only if they have achieved the listed time standard for that event, or bonus event.  Teams of swimmers who fail to achieve the qualifying time at the meet will receive a notice of those times that cannot be verified in the SWIMS database.  Teams shall submit proof of time or a fine of $10.00 for each swim listed in the notice.  Failure to resolve time verification issues within one week of receipt of notice shall result in debit to the team’s account in the amount of the fine.  Unattached swimmers will receive similar notice. 

RELAYS:  All relays will be timed finals swum during the preliminary sessions. Teams may enter two relay-only swimmers per age group/gender. Teams may enter an unlimited number of relays but no more than two relays per team are eligible to score. 

DECK ENTRIES: Deck entries will be taken on a space available basis up until 35 minutes prior to the meet start at $10 per individual event and $16 per relay.  Swimmers new to the meet must provide proof of Lake Erie Swimming membership and pay the surcharge of $2.00.  On-deck registration will be available for all but coach registrations.