2018 Palmetto Aquatics LC Summer Invite

May 18, 2018 (03:00 PM) - May 20, 2018 (06:00 PM)
April 29, 2018


Location: Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center at the University of South Carolina,

1400 Wheat Street Columbia SC 

Meet Eligibility: All swimmers 

CIC: Avery Adams 502-316-4232


Committ Deadline for Swimmers: April 29 

Committ Deadline for Coaches: May 3

CTM submitting deadline: May 6

Entry Limit: Athletes may enter up to 2 individual events on Friday and 4 indivudual events Saturday and 4 individual events on Sunday. The event limit for each day includes time trials. 

Meet Fees: 

  • $20.00 pool fee per swimmer
  • $4.00 per individual event
  • $8.00 per deck entry individual event
  • $2.00 SCLCS Travel Fund/Program fee per swimmer
  • $2.00 SCLCS Sports Development fee per swimmer 
  • $8.00 per time trial
  • Coaches Travel Fee: $30 per swimmer ($60 max per family) 
  • Deck: $5.00


  • Meet management reserves the right to adjust the number of heats, lanes, and warm up times based upon the number of entries or the meet time line. Meet Management also reserves the right to adjust the number of sessions throughout the meet based upon the number of entries or the meet time line. Dive over starts will be used during events.
  • All events will be timed finals.
  • All events that are positive check-in events will be deck seeded. The check-in for these events will close, promptly, 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the session.
  • Results will be awarded by the following age-groups 10 &U, 11-12, 13-14 and 15 & Over.
  • The 400 IM, 800 Free and 1500 Free will be swum fastest to slowest, alternating women/men.
  • All 50 meter events will start at the far end of the pool (farthest from the diving well).
  • Depending upon the time line, the number of entries accepted for 400 IM, 800 Free, and 1500 Free may be limited.
  • Swimmers must provide their own timer and counter if they choose to use one.
  • Time Trials will be conducted at the discretion of the Meet Referee. Fees must be paid on the day of the Time Trial.
  • The 800 and 1500 free may be limited to the fastest 30 females and 30 males in each listed event with the following conditions: All 15 & OLDER SWIMMERS WHO HAVE MADE THE SENIOR SECTIONAL TIME STANDARDS FOR EITHER THE 800 OR 1500 M AND ALL 14 & UNDER SWIMMERS WHO HAVE MADE THE AGE GROUP SECTIONAL FOR THE 800 or 1500M may not swim either event. If limited, those who do not make the top 30 in the 800 and/or 1500 free may swim in another event not to exceed the individual event limit for the day. Entries will be accepted based upon the fastest seed time. In both the 800 and 1500, it may be possible to exceed the 30 female or male swimmer maximum only if there are less than 30 swimmers entered by the opposite sex in that event.
  • Any swimmer who misses a positive check-in event and does not swim will be ineligible to compete in his/her next individual event. TIME OF MEET: SESSION WARM-UPS M


Friday pm - open 

Saturday/ Sunday am - 12 years old and under 

Saturday/ Sunday afternoon -  13 years old and older 




Start Time

Friday PM-Open

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Saturday AM-12 and Under

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Saturday PM-13 and Over

Not before 12:00 PM Not Before 1:00 PM

Sunday AM-12 and Under

7:30 AM 8:30 AM

Sunday PM-13 and Over

Not before 12:00 PM Not Before 1:00 PM



AWARDS: Ribbons will be awarded to 1st - 10th place swimmers in all age groups for individual events

ENTRY: Entry to the pool for swimmers, officials, and spectators will be through the doors to the east side of the complex. The front entrance is only for those with USC identification and those needing ADA entry.

PARKING: Visitors should park in the Bates West Dorm parking lot, on Whaley Street one block directly south of the Solomon Blatt PE Center and walk across the elevated walkway to the pool complex. Garages and metered parking are available. Do not park in permit areas or reserved parking. On Saturday and Sunday, the lots adjacent to the pool are also available for parking. 




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