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NCS Open Water Champs

June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018
May 16, 2018



Meet Name:     
NC Open Water Champs                                              
Meet Host:                        
Sandhills Sand Sharks
June 1-2, 2018
Seven Lakes, NC
This is a USA Sanctioned meet.  All swimmers must be registered with USA Swimming.
The meet is open to all TYDE swimmers in the competitive, performance and national tracks.
Swimmers need to be confident and strong distance swimmers.  There will be a time limit for each race.  Swimmers who do not finish before the time limit will be pulled from the water.
This is an open water event in a lake with different distances for different ages as listed below.
Day Event Check IN Pre race Meeting Race starts
Friday evening OPEN 400 4:30 pm 5:00 pm 5:30 pm
Saturday OPEN 5K 8:05 am 8:55 am 9:15 am
Saturday 13-14 & Open 3K 9:20 am 11:10 am 11:30 am
Saturday 11-12 & Open 2 K 11:25 am 12:40 pm 1:00 pm
Saturday 10 & Un & Open 800 1:05 pm 1:40 pm 2:00 pm
See above list.  Swimmers will be assigned the distance that goes with their age group in most cases.
There is also a Poseidon award for swimmers who swim the 5K and 3K and 2K.
Attending one (1) event = $45.00            
Attending two (2) or more events = $55.00
* The above tiered fees include all individual and relay entry fees, facility fee, NCS travel fund surcharge and TYDE admin fee. 
Entry Fee Payment Note: 
When you sign up for this meet online, you authorize the YMCA of Northwest North
Carolina to charge the account on file with TYDE for the total amount due per the
entry fee amounts listed in the information above, (for all competitive and performance track swimmers ONLY).  If you wish to use an alternate method of payment for these entry fees, you must email prior to the meet registration deadline.  You also acknowledge that payment is non-refundable regardless of illness, injury or any reason that may not allow you to participate in this meet.  National track swimmers who sign up but then fail to attend the meet for any reason will be charged for your entry fees. 
Parking will be in the field.  You will see it as you enter the Seven Lakes community.  They will have shuttles to the lake.
Medals will be awarded to top eight (8) finishers in each age group 10 & Under, 11-12, 13-14 and Open.
Concessions will be available at this meet.
TYDE team suit
Friday - light gray TYDE  t-shirt
Saturday – charcoal TYDE t-shirt
1.  All swimmers will receive a T-shirt.  Coaches will have vouchers for swimmers to claim their shirt. 
2.  Nails but be cut short to race.  they will be checking so remember to do that before you arrive.