ORCA Partners

Ames Cyclones Aquatics (ACAC) Club Summer Detasseler

July 14, 2018 - July 15, 2018
July 3, 2018


Reminder that If you sign-up for a meet and DO NOT participate YOU WILL still be charged for the meet fees and are required to make payment.
Entry Fees:
1. The entry fee for this meet is $8.00 for individual events.
2. There is a $5.00 Iowa Swimming Surcharge fee per athlete.
3. Additionally, there will be a coaching fee, retained by the Orca club, which is $20 per swimmer for this meet for Orca swimmers.
The host team has changed the location of this meet since the original schedule came out.  It is now in Des Moines, IA.
Be sure to see meet packet for full details.
Sat & Sun AM: Sessions 1 & 3
Warmups: 7:00am
Meet Start: 8:15am            
Sat & Sun PM: Sessions 2 & 4
Warmups: not before 11:00am
Meet Start: not before 12:00pm
Meet Operation
  1. All events will be pre-seeded except the following events which require positive check-in:
      400 IM, 400 Freestyle, and 1500 Freestyle.
2) Swimmers in all events shall report directly to the starting blocks
3) Positive check-in is required for the 400 IM, 400 Freestyle and 1500 Freestyle events.
a) Positive check-in deadline will be 30 minutes prior to the start of competition for the session in which the event will be swum.
b) Swimmers failing to check in will be scratched and their spot offered to any late entry alternates. They will be allowed to reenter only if there are open lanes.
c) If a heat was eliminated after seeding, no heats will be added to accommodate a swimmer failing to check in.
4) Events may be combined to facilitate meet operation and separated later.
5) The 400 and 1500 Freestyle events will swim alternating girls and boys.  Swimmers are requested to provide their own counter and timer for 1500 Freestyle events.
• Psych sheets and meet information will be posted on the ACAC website (www.swimacac.com). A   timeline preview will be posted by Wednesday, July 12th.
• Meet program will also be available on the ACAC website (www.swimacac.com). There will be no program sales. The program will be posted online, available for free on meet mobile and at designated areas at the facility.
Bleacher sections are available for spectators. Only officials, coaches, meet personnel, and athletes are permitted on deck. Team areas will be designated for athletes and coaches.
Coaches, competitors and spectators will be limited to the natatorium and competitive swimming areas. Please do not enter other areas of the building without permission. If athletes or spectators enter other areas of the facility without permission, they could be expelled from the meet and escorted out of the venue. In this case, entry fees and admission expenses will not be reimbursed.
A list of lodging accommodations is available online at www.swimacac.com
Swimwear and equipment will be available for purchase.
Wellmark YMCA
501 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309