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Tri Meet @ Watsonville

June 17, 2018 (09:30 AM) - June 17, 2018 (12:00 PM)
June 12, 2018
June 17, 2018
(this is a team hosted event)


LOCATION: Watsonville High School, 380 Lincoln Street, Watsonville, CA

DIRECTIONS: From US highway 101 (both north or south), take Chittenden Road - CA 129 west towards Watsonville.  From CA – 1 (both north or south), take Riverside Drive CA -129 east toward Watsonville.  Turn north onto Lincoln Street.  The athletic fields will be on your right.  Take the first right onto Wildcatz Way.  The pool entrance and drop off area is on the right.  Parking will at the end of Wildcatz way under the solar installations.

COURSE: Outdoor 25 yard pool with up to 10 lanes available for competition. An additional 4 lanes will be available for warm- up/cool down throughout the competition. The minimum water depth for the shallow end course, measured in accordance with Article 103.2.3, is 7’ 0” at the start end and 7’ 0” at the turn end. In accordance with Article 104.2.2C(4) the competition course has been certified.  A copy of the certification is on file with USA Swimming.

TIME: Meet will begin at 10:30am with warm-ups from 9:30- 10:15am

RULES:   Current USA and Pacific Swimming rules and warm-up procedures will govern the meet. A copy of these procedures will be posted at the Clerk-of-Course.

• All events are timed finals.

• All events will swim fast to slow.

• Athletes may compete in 3 individual events.

• All athletes ages 12 and under should complete competition within four (4) hours.

• Entries will be accepted until the number of splashes exceeds the estimated time line, per the “Four-Hour Rule,” based on the swimmers age and gender.

If local conditions warrant it the Meet Referee, with the concurrence of the Meet Director, may require a mandatory  scratch down. Immediate cash refunds will be made for any mandatory scratches.

All coaches and deck officials must wear their USA Swimming membership cards in a visible manner.

UNACCOMPANIED ATHLETES: Any USA-S athlete-member competing at the meet must be accompanied by a USA Swimming member-coach for the purposes of athlete supervision during warm-up, competition and warm-down. If a coach-member of the athlete’s USA-S Club does not attend the meet to serve in said supervisory capacity, it is the responsibility of the athlete or the athlete’s legal guardian to arrange for supervision by a USA-S member-coach. The Meet Director or Meet Referee may assist the athlete in making arrangements for such supervision; however, it is recommended that such arrangements be made in advance of the meet by the athlete’s USA-S Club Member-Coach.

RACING STARTS:  Athletes must be certified by a USA-S member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start, or must start the race in the water. It is the responsibility of the athlete or the athlete’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

RESTRICTIONS:  • Smoking and the use of other tobacco products is prohibited on the pool deck, in the locker rooms, in spectator seating, on standing areas and in all areas used by athletes, during the meet and during warm-up periods.

• Sale and use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all areas of the meet venue.

• No glass containers are allowed in the meet venue.

• No propane heater is permitted except for snack bar/meet operations.

• All shelters must be properly secured.

• Changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited.

• Destructive devices, to include but not limited to, explosive devices and equipment, firearms (open or concealed), blades,
knives, mace, stun guns and blunt objects are strictly prohibited in the swimming facility and its surrounding areas.  If observed, the Meet Referee or his/her designee may ask that these devices be stored safely away from the public or removed from the facility.  Noncompliance may result in the reporting to law enforcement authorities and ejection from the facility.  Law enforcement officers (LEO) are exempt per applicable laws.

· Operation of a drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.


ELIGIBILITY: • Athletes must be current members of USA-S and enter their name and registration number on the meet entry card  as they are shown on their Registration Card. If this is not done, it may be difficult to match the athlete with the  registration and times database. The meet host will check all athlete registrations against the SWIMS database and if not found to be registered, the Meet Director shall accept the registration at the meet (a $10 surcharge will be added to the regular registration fee). Duplicate registrations will be refunded by mail.

• Entries with "NO TIME" will be accepted.  Coaches should enter “coach verified” times in an effort to seed the meet as accurately as possible.

• Disabled athletes are welcome to attend this meet and should contact the Meet Director or Meet Referee regarding any special accommodations on entry times and seeding per Pacific Swimming policy.

• Athletes 19 years of age and over may compete in the meet for time only, no awards.  Such swimmers must have met standards for the 17-18 age group.

• The athlete’s age will be the age of the athlete on the first day of the meet.

ENTRY FEES: $4.00 per event plus an $8.00 participation fee per athlete.  Entries will be rejected if payment is not sent at time of request. No refunds will be made, except mandatory scratch downs.

Make one team check payable to the host team: QuickSilver Swimming

CHECK-IN: The meet will be pre-seeded.

SCRATCHES: Any athletes not reporting for or competing in an individual timed final event that they have checked in for shall not be penalized.



SNACK BAR & HOSPITALITY: A food truck may be available throughout the competition. Coaches and working deck officials will be provided dinner





Sunday, June 17





OPEN 100 Back



8 & UN 25 Back



12 & UN 50 Back



OPEN 100 Fly  



12 & UN 50 Fly



OPEN 50 Free 



12 & UN 50 Breast



OPEN 100 Breast



OPEN 100 Free



12 & UN 500 Free*





*Limited to 2 heats per gender.