NuWave Summer LC Open P/F and 12 & U T/F Meet @ New Orleans
WHAT: NuWave Summer LC Open @ UNO/New Orleans
WHEN: June 8th - 10th, 2018
WHERE: UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122
WHO: This meet is open to all TWST swimmers. Swimmers aged 11-12 who wish to enter the 11-14 Prelims/Finals events rather than the timed finals session events (between prelims and finals on Sat/Sun) must have achieved an 11-12 BB time in LCM to be eligible.
Any swimmers aged 14 & Under who wish to enter the 800m/1500m FR must have a 13-14 BB time in LCM in these events to enter.
HOTEL INFORMATION: This is a team supported meet but not a team travel trip - all families will be traveling on their own to this meet and will be responsible for all travel, food and lodging costs. TWST has secured a block of rooms at the following hotels if you wish to book a room:
The Holiday Inn Express is located
a little bit over 5 miles from the pool and is away from the
downtown area. The Maison St Charles is located downtown and
is close to many of the New Orleans attractions. It is about
6.5 miles from the pool. Please contact the hotels directly
to make your room reservations.
Holiday Inn Express is located at 7049 Bullard Ave, New Orleans, 70126. Rooms are $112/night +tax. There is free parking. To make your reservations, please call 504-324-4800 and ask to make reservation under the block name 2018 The Woodlands Swim Team. The deadline to make reservations at this hotel is May 7.
Maison St Charles Hotel & Suites is located at 1319 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans 70130. Rooms are $119/night +tax and parking is $15/night. To make your reservation, call 504-522-0187 and ask for the Sales Department. Identify yourself as being with The Woodlands Swim Team group at the Maison St Charles. The deadline to make reservations at this location is June 7.
MEET SCHEDULE: All morning sessions (Fri-Sun) prelims warmup 8-8:50am, meet start at 9am.
Friday distance session warmup begins at conclusion of AM session and meet starts :35 min later.
Timed finals (12 & U) sessions (Sat/Sun) warmups beginning 5 min after end of prelims session (approx 12:30-12:55pm on Sat and 12:00-12:25pm on Sun). Meet starts at conlcusion of warmup.
All evening Finals sessions (Fri-Sun) warmups beginning approx 10 min after conclusion of the 12 & U timed finals sessions and meet start at 5:30pm on Fri/Sat and 5pm on Sunday.
MORE INFO: All 11-14 Prelim/Final events will qualify the top 14 into finals. 15 & O Prelim/Final events conducted as 50m/100m and the 200FR/200 IM will qualify the top 21 swimmers into finals while all other 15 & O P/F events (200m-400m) will qualify the top 14 swimmers into finals.
Swimmers in the P/F sessions are allowed to compete in up to three (3) individual events per day with a max of 7 for the meet.
Swimmers entering the timed finals (12 & U) sessions are allowed to compete in up to 4 individual events per day with a max of 7 for the meet.
Any swimmer competing in both a P/F and timed finals session on a specific day are subject to the event entry limitations for the P/F session listed above.
Swimmers entering the 800m/1500m FR will need to furnish their own times and counters.
Entries are $3.50 per individual event - swimmers entering the P/F events will be charged an additional $1.50 per splash processing fee. There is also an additional $20 per swimmer registration fee ( which includes the $7 Louisiana Swimming surcharge and digital heat sheets for all sessions).
DEADLINE TO COMMIT/REVIEW ENTRIES:This meet does NOT have an auto-commit. All swimmers who wish to attend must actively commit to the meet via their itwst.org account. Go to events/NuWave Summer LC Meet/attend or decline and click "yes my swimmer will attend". Swimmers have until May 14th to commit to this meet. At that time, the coaches will build events for the swimmers and they will have until Monday, May 21st to review events. Once the review closes, the meet file will be sent to the host team and all swimmers entered will be charged accordingly regardless of actual meet attendance.