Tri-State Swim Conference A Championship Meet

Aug 4, 2018 (09:00 AM) - Aug 5, 2018 (04:00 PM)
July 30, 2018


Tri-State Swim Conference A Championship Meet

August 4-5, 2018

Tri State Swim Conference “A” Championship Meet Hosted by MONETT WATERTHRASHERS SWIM TEAM August 4-5, 2018
LOCATION: Monett Area YMCA, 115 S. Lincoln Avenue, (Highway 37), Monett, MO
FACILITY: 8 lane, 25 yard pool. Viewing bleachers are available (no coolers allowed). Crash areas in the gym and other areas located inside the YMCA.
TYPE OF MEET: Preliminary and Finals. The finals will start two (2) hours after the completion of the preliminary events. The specific start time will be determined by the head official based on the timeline and the meet progress.
TIMES: 7:00 - 8:45 warm ups; 8:30 officials meeting; 8:45 coaches meeting and 9:00 meet starts.
WARM UPS: Meet Director will notify assigned warm up times for each team.
TIMERS: Lane assignments for timing will be assigned to all teams based on a formula using the number of swimmers representing each team.
PROOF OF TIME: All entry times must be proven by the submitting team via a pdf or word export of the Team Manager meet entry report with the “include proof of times’ option checked. All relays will need to have each swimmer listed in order to check their qualifying times for the meet. Any possible substitutes will also need to be listed in the entries. Relay teams must be made up of swimmers participating in the meet.
ENTRY LIMIT: Each swimmer must have a qualifying “A” time for individual events. Each team can enter as many relays as there are swimmers available but only “A” time relays will be scored. Each swimmer can swim a maximum of three (3) individual events and one (1) relay per day.
ENTRY FEES: $2.00 for each individual event per swimmer, $5.00 for each relay and a $7.00 surcharge for each swimmer. Checks should be made payable to: Monett Waterthrashers Swim Team or MWTST
EVENT DEADLINE: Entries in the form of a HY-TEK entry file and a report of the entries with proof of time, in the format specified above must be received by 6:00pm on Monday, July 30, 2018. Entries and proof of time reports should be emailed to Garrison Earnest at

 DECK ENTRIES: Deck entries will not be accepted. Scratches should be submitted by 8:00am both days.
AWARDS: Conference medals will be award for 1st through 8th place in the finals for individual events.  Relay events conference medals will be awarded for 1st through 3rd place and relay event conference ribbons will be awarded to 4th through 8th place. Team trophies will be warded for 1st through 3rd place. Individual high point and runner up trophies for each age group will be awarded. Heat Winners and Best Times will receive an iron on.
RULES: Tri-State Swim Conference rules and rules adopted by the conference from USA Swimming will be followed.
OFFICIALS: Officials will be appointed by the Meet Director of the MWTST (host team). Anyone willing to help officiate must be certified, and should contact the conference head official, Bob Cummins, and attend the officials meeting before the start of the meet. Officials must have officiated a minimum of three conference swim meets in order to officiate the “A” Championships.
DECK ACCESS: Deck access will be limited to officials on duty, stroke and turn judges, times, coaches and other individuals working at the meet. Swimmers will only be allowed on deck briefly to consult with coaches before or after a swim.
CONCESSIONS/HEAT SHEETS/OTHER: Concessions will be on sale throughout the day, both days. Heat sheets will be available for purchase at the meet. Vendor selling t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. will be on-site.
HOSPITALITY: There will be a hospitality room for officials, stroke and turn judges, and all adult swim coaches.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
HOTELS AND CAMPGROUND: Super 8: 417-236-9200 Days Inn: 417-235-8039 Pine Trails RV Ranch: 417-235-8682