Senior Open Meet hosted by KATY Aquatics
WHAT: KATY Aquatics Senior Open Meet
WHEN: May 19th-20th
WHERE: University of Houston Recreation Center, 4500 University Dr, Houston TX 77004
WHO: This meet is open to all TWST swimmers aged 15 and Over with no time standards required** Swimmers aged 13-14 must have the 13-14 AA time by event to enter that event.
**Swimmers aged 15 and over who were committed to the May LC meet will be moved to this meet and taken out of the May LC meet. We try and commit all swimmers eligible for a meet to that meet (why they were initially committed to the May LC meet) and had to wait for some specific information regarding the KATY Senior meet before we could build and post it. Apologies for any confusion!
This is a three session, 2 day timed finals meet with AM and PM
sessions on Saturday and an AM session on Sunday.
Session #1: Saturday AM 7:30am warmup and 9am meet start.
Session #2: Saturday PM 3:30pm warmup and 5pm meet start.
Session #3: Sunday AM 7:30am warmup and 9am meet start.
MORE INFO: This is a timed finals, long course meters meet. All heats will swim fastest to slowest. All 50 meter events will start form the bulkhead end of the pool. 400 FR and 400 IM will alternate women's and men's heats with women starting from the diving end and men starting from the bulkhead end of the pool. 100 and 200 meter events will have odd heats starting form the diving end and even heats starting from the bulkhead end of the pool.
Swimmers may enter up to five (5) individual events per day. Entries are $10 per event and there is a $5 per swimmer surcharge at this meet.
NON-PARTICIPANT WAIVER FOR UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON: Thank you so much for your interest in attending the May Senior Meet hosted by Katy Aquatics. We are very excited to have you with us at University of Houston for this meet.
The State of Texas has had some new legislation passed in January that requires all non-participants that will be interacting with minors at an event on campus for 2+ days to complete a different Athlete Protection Training course provided by University of Houston. The University is working hard in conjunction with USA Swimming to add it's APT course to the list of approved courses, but in the interim we will need all Coaches, Officials, & Volunteers (including timers) to do the following: (Basically, if you are an adult on deck (18&older) you must do this training!)
Complete and submit the attached ePOI Application Form no later than Friday, April 20th (The Unique Identifier Type is your SSN). **Form attached to info email** You may send them to Travis Sandifer at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also submit them directly to the University of Houston Sponsor, Rachel O'Mara at email@example.com.
After your application is processed and you have a profile (usually about 6 business days) you will need to log-in and complete the ~45 minute training. The process for logging in and completing the training once you have a profile can be found at: http://www.uh.edu/dos/resources/cpfm/training-information/.
DEADLINE TO UNCOMMIT/REVIEW EVENTS: All eligible swimmers have been committed to this meet. Swimmers will have until April 23rd to uncommit from this meet. At that time, the coaches will build events for the swimmers. They will have until Tuesday, May 1st to review events. Please send any questions about meet entries to your group coach. At the close of the review period, the meet file will be built and sent to the host team and all swimmers entered at that time will be billed regardless of actual meet attendance.