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LE Long Course Senior Champs

August 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
July 20, 2018


Lake Erie Senior Championship


August 3-5, 2018

Held under USA Swimming Sanction # LE 17083 LS;  Time Trials # 17084 LS  

LOCATION:         Busbey Natatorium, Cleveland State University

                                2451 Euclid Avenue

                                Cleveland, Ohio 

POOL:  The course is 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.  The depth of the pool at the start end is 12 feet and 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.  Continuous warm-up/warm-down available during competition in the adjacent 25 yard instructional pool where no diving is permitted.

PARKING:  CSU typically charges $10 per day for parking. There is a parking garage just east of the Natatorium. The garage is attached to the Recreation Center. You can enter the garage off Chester Ave at E. 24th Street. You will have to pay for parking so have cash available. Parking rates are determined by CSU, not the meet host. Meter parking is also available on Chester or Euclid Ave.

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS:  This is a Lake Erie sponsored meet.  Every club that participates in the meet is expected to provide volunteer meet workers.  Volunteer assignments for each team will be posted on the LESI website,, by July 27, 2018.  Assignments will not be emailed to individual club members or coaches.  Each team is required to fill all of their volunteer assignments.  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.

STARTING TIMES:       Friday

                                    Warm-up 4:45 - 5:30 PM, Meet @ 5:35 PM



                                    Prelim warm-up: 7:15 – 8:45 AM, Meet @ 8:50 AM

                                    Finals warm-up (tentative):  4:00 – 5:00 PM, Meet (tentative):@ 5:05 PM



                                    Prelim warm-up:  7:15 – 8:45 AM, Meet @ 8:50 AM

                                    Finals warm-up (tentative):   3:00 – 4:00 PM, Meet (tentative):@ 4:05 PM


Warm-up time may be split if the average number of swimmers per lane is scheduled to exceed 30 swimmers per lane.  The finalized warm-up plan will be found at by Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  Official start times for finals warm-up will be announced during the preliminary session each day. 

ENTRY FEES: Individual events $5.00 Relays: $9.00; plus a $2.00 per swimmer LESI surcharge.

ENTRY LIMITATIONS: Swimmers may enter an unlimited number of individual events/day exclusive of relays, but must scratch down to no more than 3 per day.  Swimmers may compete in no more than 9 individual events for the meet. Time Trials will be considered part of the daily limit.   Teams may enter unlimited number of relays, but no more than two may score in a single relay event.

DECK ENTRIES: Deck entries will be offered on a space available basis and seeded at NT.  Deck entries will close 35 minutes prior to the beginning of each session.  Deck entry fees will be:  $10.00 for individual events and $18.00 for relays. Deck entry swimmers, new to the meet, will pay the $2.00 surcharge and must provide proof of USA Registration.


Swimmers:  Age is as of the first day of the meet, August 3, 2018.

  • Must have completed freshman year in high school or must be 15 years of age or older; must have met the time standard requirements as listed (NAG B for 15-16).  Exception:  14Un who have not completed their freshman year in high school may compete in events for which they have a NAG AAA 13-14 time.


QUALIFYING TIMES:  Please see event listings for the long course (L) time standards.  Either Short Course Yards (Y), short course meters (S), or Long Course Meters (L) will be accepted.  Converted times may not be used.  Nonconforming times will be converted by Meet Manager.  Short course meters (S) or yards (Y) entries must satisfy the time standard (NAG B for 15-16 or time standard exceptions as mentioned above under eligibility).