2018 LC Senior Championships @ Bucknell
(this is a team hosted event)
Pool Name: ARTHUR D. KINNEY NATATORIUM
Street Address: KENNETH LANGONE ATHLETIC CENTER, MOORE AVENUE, BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY LEWISBURG, PA 17837
Meet Entry Fees:
$8.00 Individual Events
$5.00 Meet Surcharge
$75.00 Coaches Fee
Bonus swims: bonus events will be allowed in this meet; bonus time standards are 15-16 BB and faster except for events 400 or longer. Bonus events of 400 distance and longer must have an entry time that is within 0.5 second/per 100 of the qualifying time. Bonus swims: # of qualified swims: # of bonus swims allowed: max total # of entries: Make 1 get 2 bonus, make 2 get 1 bonus, make 3 or more no bonus. qualified events only Bonus events must have an entry time; ‘nt’ is not acceptable for any bonus entry.
*Swimmers for the 800 M and 1500 M Freestyle must provide their own timer (except at Finals) and counter. The fastest heat of Women and Men in the 800 Freestyle will swim as the first events at Wednesday Finals. . Remaining heats will swim on Wednesday afternoon (slow to fast/alternating), with warm-up one hour before the scheduled start.
The fastest heat of Women and Men in the 1500 Free will swim as the first event at Saturday Finals. Remaining heats will swim on Saturday afternoon (slow to fast/alternating), with warm-up one hour before the scheduled start. The 400 Freestyle and 400 Medley Relays all will swim at the conclusion of finals fast to slow alternating female and males. The 800 Freestyle relay will swim 1 heat at finals and the remaining heats will be conducted at the end of the preliminary session.
Swimmers in the 800 and the 1500 free events must provide their own timers and lap counters, except for timer at the finals session.
At preliminaries, heats will be swum slow-to-fast. If appropriate, the 400 IM and 400 free may be ‘flighted’ and will be swum in the following order – the five fastest heats of women followed by the five fastest heats of men, swum slow-to-fast (the fastest three are circle seeded). Any relay heats will follow (note: the fastest two (2) relay heats will swim at finals). The remaining heats of the 400 IM and 400 free prelims will be swum fast-to-slow, alternating women/men.
This Meet is sponsored and administered by Middle Atlantic Swimming. MIDDLE ATLANTIC CLUBS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING VOLUNTEER WORKERS BASED ON THE NUMBER OF THEIR SWIMMERS ENTERED IN THE MEET. This requirement is necessary for the smooth running of the Meet. Each Team’s contact person will be notified of their Team’s assignments. Failure to provide assigned workers could cause penalties to be imposed on that Team’s entries in the Meet or subsequent Meets
This meet will be run under modified USA Swimming Championship Scratch rules and procedures, as stated in section 207.11.6 of the USA Swimming Rulebook. The meet will be entirely deck-seeded (i.e., will NOT be preseeded.) A Scratch Box will be situated with the Admin Referee on deck for swimmers (or their coach) to scratch events on that or subsequent meet days. Swimmers that have not scratched an individual event and then do not compete in that event during Prelims will be barred from further participation in an Individual Event on that meet day and will have to positive check-in to swim an Individual Event on subsequent meet days; check-in is with the Admin Referee. This does not apply to positive check-in (distance) events. A Declared False Start (DFS) option will be available at the Prelims sessions.
Positive check-in will be required to be seeded in the 800 Free and 1500 Free. Swimmers that have positively checked-in and been seeded and do not then compete in the event will be barred from their next individual event in the meet. A DFS option is available.
The Scratch Box will be available at the pool each day until 8:00 am to scratch that day’s events. Positive check-in for the 800 Free will close at 9:30 am on Wednesday. Positive check-in for the 1500 Free will close at 9:30 am on Saturday. Positive check-in for all Relays will close at 9:30 am each day.
Any swimmer that qualifies for Finals in a Prelims/Finals event and then does not compete in that event at Finals will be barred from further competition in the meet (including Relays) unless the swimmer has previously scratched (or declared their possible intention to scratch) within 30 minutes of the announcement of the Prelims results of that event (swimmers initially declaring a possible intention to scratch must confirm their intent within 30 minutes of the announcement of the Prelims results of their last individual event on that day; a swimmer that does not confirm their intent is assumed to have NOT scratched the event.) Swimmers initially announced as Alternates for the Finals will not be so penalized.
A Declared False Start is not allowed at Finals; a DFS, delay-of-meet False Start, or other action taken by a swimmer with the intent to non-compete in an event at Finals will be treated as a ‘failure to compete’ and will be penalized as such.
Furthermore, a $50 fine will be imposed on any Middle Atlantic swimmer who qualifies for Finals and fails to swim that event on the final day of the meet (or the final day for that particular swimmer) – unless that swimmer has appropriately scratched from the event or was originally listed as an Alternate (or lower) in the event. This fine also applies to the top eight (8) swimmers in the 800- and 1500-F