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2018 DON Jaime Miller Invite

June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018
May 11, 2018

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DONNER JAIME MILLER INVITATIONAL
COLUMBUS, INDIANA
JUNE 1, 2, & 3, 2018

SANCTION:             This meet is sanctioned by USA Swimming and Indiana Swimming. Sanction number – IN18299

LOCATION:             Donner Aquatic Center
                                 22nd & Sycamore Streets
                                 Columbus, IN 47201

The parking area may be reached from 22nd Street from the west, or from Sycamore Street from the north.  Additional parking is available on the south end of the pool by way of 18th Street from the east.  Access to the viewing stands above the pool deck is via the outside stairs located on either the north or west side of the aquatic center.  Swimmer entrance to the locker rooms is found on the north side of the facility off of 22nd street.

DIRECTIONS:         Detailed directions may be found @ www.donnerswimclub.org.  Click “About” and then scroll to click “Donner Aquatic Center”

FACILITY:               202.4.9C – Competition pool is a 50 meter heated pool, 8-lane course with separate diving well, starting end depth 5 ft., turning end depth 4 ft. with Colorado touchpads, Omnisport 2000 timing system and Daktronics 8 lane scoreboard.  Spectator seating is available.

202.4.9 G – The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4).  The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming

ELIGIBILITY:         202.4.9E & 205.2.2 & 202.4.9F – Swimmer(s) must be registered with USA Swimming to be accepted into this meet.  Age as of June 1, 2018 shall determine the swimmer’s age for the entire meet.  Indiana Swimming does not process on-site athletic registration.

RULES:                     Current USA Swimming and Indiana Swimming rules will govern this meet.

202.5.3 – At a sanctioned competitive event, USA Swimming athlete members must be under the supervision of a USA Swimming member coach during warm-up, competition, and warm-down.  The Meet Director or Meet Referee may assist the athlete in making arrangements for such supervision, but it is the swimmer’s responsibility to make such arrangements prior to the start of the meet.

202.4.9 D – Any swimmer entered in the meet, must be certified by a USA Swimming-member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water.  When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

Coaches and Officials MUST display their current USA Swimming coach credential or Deck Pass to gain deck access.  The meet referee and/or meet director reserves the right to ask for coach credential or Deck Pass and/or deny access if coach does not comply or card is no longer valid/current.

In swimming competitions, the competitor must wear only one swimsuit in one or two pieces except as provided in USA Swimming rule 205.10.1.  All swimsuits shall be made from textile materials.  For men, the swimsuit shall not extend above the navel nor below the knees, and for women, shall not cover the neck, extend pass the shoulder, nor extend below the knee.

202.4.9 H – Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms, or locker rooms.

202.4.9 I – Changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited (Deck changes are prohibited!).

202.4.9 J – Operation of a drones, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue) pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas ad open-ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials, and/or spectators are present. Exceptions may be granted with prior written approval by the Program Operations Vice Chair.

202.4.9B – See below for a complete schedule of all warm-up times.  Lane assignments, which must be adhered to by all participants, will be included in the Coaches’ Meet Packet (available upon sign-in) and will be posted on site.

FORMAT:                 All events will be timed finals, enter in long course meters.  All Friday night events may be limited.  Fastest seed times will be the determining factor, with the exception of Donner Swim Club swimmers, who will be allowed to swim regardless of entry time.  The number of heats will be determined after receipt of all entries and after reviewing the time line.  Donner Swim Club reserves the right to limit entries in any event in order to adhere to the 4-hour rule for age group swimmers.  No teams will be broken.  Clubs with swimmers not accepted will be notified.  Refunds will be made to all clubs with swimmers not allowed to compete in any limited events.

                                    The 1500 Free will swim alternating girls and boys with heats fastest to slowest.  Swimmers will be expected to provide two timers and one counter.  The 1500 Free will be limited to two (2) heats each, girls and boys.  Only the top 16 swim times will be entered.  If entry positions are still available after the top times are posted, swimmers with “No Time” will be entered as they are received by the entry chair until the heat closes.

ENTRIES:                 Swimmers are limited to five (5) individual events, plus one (1) relay per day. Entries can be submitted by email at gutmansports@comcast.net or in writing.  Entry fees, hard copy of entries and signed release must accompany all mailed entries.  If you are using an overnight delivery service system please DO NOT require a signature.  If the meet fills, additional meet entries from teams already in the meet will only be accepted if the changes are documented in email and do not alter the timeline.

DEADLINE:             Entries will be accepted starting May 14, 2018. Entry deadline will be May 25, 2018.  We expect this meet will fill early.  Please be prompt and accurate with your entry.  Although, if the meet is not full we will extend the deadline.

FEES:                         The entry fee for this meet will be $4.00 per individual event, $6.00 per relay, and an Indiana Swimming Athlete surcharge of $2.00 per swimmer.  Make checks payable to Donner Swim Club.  Deck entries will be accepted if the meet is not full and at the discretion of the Meet Director.  Fees for on-deck entries will be $8.00 per individual event and $12.00 per relay.

REFUNDS:               In any meet sanctioned by Indiana Swimming other than Championship Meets, the host team may limit the number of swimmers in any one or more events to maintain a reasonable length of the meet.  In the event that entries are limited, the host club must return the entry fees to the club(s) whose swimmers are not allowed to compete in the specific event(s).  

IF A SWIMMER SCRATCHES AN EVENT OR THE ENTIRE MEET, WE CANNOT SUBSTITUTE ANOTHER SWIMMER IN HIS/HER PLACE. THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED A NEW ENTRY AND WILL BE CHARGES ACCORDINLY.

CHECK-IN:              ALL SWIMMERS MUST CHECK IN PRIOR TO WARM-UPS!  Check in sheets will be located outside of the locker room entrances and will be taken down 15 minutes after the start of warm-ups. For those swimmers NOT PARTICIPATING IN THE 1650 Free, CHECK-IN MUST BE DONE BY 3:15.  Swimmers who fail to check in will be scratched.

CLERK OF               This meet will operate without a Clerk of Course.  All swimmers will report directly to
COURSE:                  the blocks.

AWARDS:                 Ribbons will be awarded for places 1-16 in individual events for 12 & under and 1st – 8th place for ages 13 & over.  Ribbons for relays will be awarded in all age groups for places 1-3rd only.  Individual high point awards will be given according to the following age classifications: 6 & Under, 7- 8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14, and 15 & Over.  While 6 & Under, 7-8, and 9-10 age groups will swim together, they will be scored separately.

For all age groups, individual events will be scored as follows: 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.  Awards will not be mailed.

ADMISSION:            An admission charge will be assessed upon entry to all spectators school age and
& HEAT                    above.  Single session admission is $5.00 per person; All-day passes are
SHEETS                    available for $8.00 per person; an All-Session Pass is available for $12.00 per person. Heat sheets are available at no charge through the cost of admission.  Admission payment is through cash only.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION (1500 FREE SWIMMERS ONLY )
Check-in: By 2:30
Warm-up: 2:30
Pool closes: 2:50 p.m. 
Meet Start: 3:00 p.m.

FRIDAY EVENING SESSION (ALL OTHER SWIMMERS): 
Check-in: By 3:15
Warm-up: At the conclusion of the 1500, there will be a 30 minute general warm-up period. 
Meet Start: Competition resumes 35 minutes after the conclusion of the 1500, but not before 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY A.M. SESSION
Check-in: 6:45 a.m.
Warm-up: 6:45 a.m.
Pool closes: 7:30 a.m.
Meet Start: 7:45 a.m.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY P.M. SESSION
Check-in: By 12:00 noon
*Warm-up: 12:00 p.m.
*Pool closes: 12:45 p.m.
*Meet Start: 1:00 p.m.

*Warm-ups will start immediately following the morning session, but not before 12:00 p.m., with the pool closing 45 minutes later.   Meet will start one hour after the start of warm-ups, but not before 1:00 p.m.

VOLUNTEER          Donner Swim Club welcomes volunteer assistance from attending teams.  Priority will be
OFFICIALS &          given to teams willing to work. Please send names along with your entry to the Entry
TIMERS:                   Chair of those willing to work

 

ENTRY CHAIR:      Laura Gutman
                                2806 Conestoga Ct.
                                Columbus, IN 47203
                                812-379-4406
                                gutmansports@comcast.net

MEET                        Julie King                                            Jim Sheridan
DIRECTORS:           812-350-2643                                      812-343-7247

Order of Events

Warm-up: 2:30 p.m.             FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION         Meet Starts: 3:00 p.m.
GIRLS                                                                                              BOY
1                                           Open              1500 Freestyle                                       2
Warm-up: Immediately                  FRIDAY EVENING SESSION             Meet Starts: 35
  After Conclusion of                                                                               Minutes After
1500 Free                                                                                          Warm-Up
GIRLS                                                                                             BOYS

                 3                                             13 & 14           400 m. IM                                           4
                 5                                             15 & Over       400 m. IM                                           6
                 7                                             10 & Under     200 m. IM                                           8
                 9                                             11 & 12           200 m. IM                                          10
                11                                            13 & 14           400 m. Free                                        12
                13                                            15 & Over       400 m. Free                                        14
                15                                            10 & Under     200 m. Free                                        16
                17                                            11 & 12           400 m. Free                                        18

Warm-up: 6:45 a.m.              SATURDAY AM SESSION              Meet Starts: 7:45 a.m.
GIRLS                                                                                              BOYS

   19                                            13 & 14          200 m. IM                                            20
    21                                            15 & Over      200 m. IM                                            22
    23                                            13 & 14          50 m. Back                                           24
    25                                            15 & Over      50 m. Back                                           26
    27                                            13 & 14          100 m. Free                                          28
    29                                            15 & Over      100 m. Free                                          30
    31                                            13 & 14          200 m. Back                                         32
    33                                            15 & Over      200 m. Back                                         34
    35                                            13 & 14          50 m. Fly                                              36
    37                                            15 & Over      50 m. Fly                                              38
    39                                            13 & 14          100 m. Breast                                       40
    41                                            15 & Over      100 m. Breast                                       42
    43                                            13 & 14          200 m. Fly                                            44
   45                                            15 & Over      200 m. Fly                                            46
   47                                            13 & Over      200 m. Free Relay                                48

Warm-up: 12:00 p.m.            SATURDAY PM SESSION              Meet Starts: 1:00 p.m.
GIRLS                                                                                              BOYS

    49                                             11 & 12         200 m. Free Relay                                50
    51                                             10 & Under   200 m. Free Relay                                52
    53                                             11 & 12         100 m Breast                                        54
    55                                             10 & Under   100 m Breast                                        56
    57                                             11 & 12         50 m. Fly                                              58
    59                                             10 & Under   50 m. Fly                                              60
    61                                             11 & 12         100m. Back                                         62
    63                                             10 & Under   100m. Back                                          64
    65                                             11 & 12         50 m. Free                                           66
    67                                             10 & Under   50 m. Free                                            68
    69                                             11 & 12         200 m. Free                                          70

Warm-up: 6:45 a.m.              SUNDAY AM SESSION                   Meet Starts: 7:45 a.m.
GIRLS                                                                                              BOYS

             71                                             13 & 14         100 m. Back                                         72
                73                                             15 & Over     100 m. Back                                         74
                75                                             13 & 14        50 m. Free                                            76
                77                                             15 & Over     50 m. Free                                            78
                79                                             13 & 14        200 m. Breast                                       80
                81                                             15 & Over     200 m. Breast                                       82
                83                                             13 & 14        100 m. Fly                                            84
                85                                             15 & Over     100 m. Fly                                            86
                87                                             13 & 14        50 m. Breast                                         88
                89                                             15 & Over     50 m. Breast                                         90
                91                                             13 & 14         200 m. Free                                          92
                93                                             15 & Over     200 m. Free                                          94
                95                                             13 & Over     200 Medley Relay                                96

Warm-up: 12:00 p.m.              SUNDAY PM SESSION                 Meet Starts: 1:00 p.m.         GIRLS                                                                                              BOYS
                97                                             11 & 12         200 m. Medley Relay                           98
    99                                             10 & Under   200 m. Medley Relay                          100
    101                                           11 & 12         50 m. Breast                                        102
    103                                           10 & Under   50 m. Breast                                         104
    105                                           11 & 12         100 m. Fly                                            106
    107                                           10 & Under   100 m. Fly                                            108
    109                                           11 & 12         50 m. Back                                           110
    111                                           10 & Under   50 m. Back                                          112
    113                                           11 & 12         100 m. Free                                          114
    115                                           10 & Under   100 m. Free                                          116

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