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Event

GULF Age Group Champs hosted by CFSC

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
June 23, 2018

Description

WHAT: Gulf Age Group Champs hosted by CFSC

WHEN: July 13-15th 2018

WHERE: Meet will be held at the Cy-Fair Swim Club / FLEET Aquatic Center, 14654 Spring Cypress Rd, Cypress TX 77429.

WHO:  Meet is open to swimmers aged 14 & Under who have three (3) or more Gulf Champs times.  Standards are attached to the meet invitation at gulfswimming.org.  Swimmers with three or more cuts can swim any event at this meet.  Swimmers may enter events with no time (NT).  Times must be achieved from July 1, 2016 and entry due date.

MEET SCHEDULE: This is a six session, 3 day outdoor meet with prelims/finals sessions each day.  Host team and TPC reserve the right to split 10 & U athletes into separate afternoon sessions if timeline warrants.

Session #1:  Friday AM prelims for swimmers aged 14 & Under girls/boys.  Warmup will start at 7am and meet will start at 8:30am.

Session #2:  Friday Finals warmup will start at 4:30pm and meet will start at 5:30pm.

Session #3: Saturday AM prelims for swimmers aged 14 & Under girls/boys.  Warmup will start at 7am and meet will start at 8:30am.

Session #4: Saturday Finals warmup will begin at 4::30pm and meet will start at 5:30pm.

Session #5: Sunday AM prelims for swimmers aged 14 & Under girls/boys.  Warmup will start at 7am and meet will start at 8:30am.

Session #6: Sunday Finals warmup will begin at 4:30pm and meet will start at 5:30pm.

MORE INFO: Meet will be deck seeded.  Swimmers must circle in for all events each day at clerk of course table at least :45 minutes prior to the start of each prelims session.

400 FR for 10 & Unders will be positivie check in and swum as timed finals during prelims - all girls heats and then all boys heats.

11-14 400 FR will be positive check in and swum as timed finals.  At check in, the fastest 10 swimmers girls and boys who do NOT elect to swim in prelims, will swim in finals on Friday night as the first event.  All others will swim ages combined at the end of Friday AM prelims alternating girls and boys by heat.

800 FR will be positivie check in and swum as timed finals. At check in, the fastest 10 swimmers girls and boys who do NOT elect to swim in prelims, will swim in finals on Sunday night as the first event.  All others will swim ages combined at the end of Sunday AM prelims alternating girls and boys by heat.

400 IM will be swum as timed finals event.  At check in, the fastest 10 swimmers girls and boys who do NOT elect to swim in prelims, will swim in finals on Saturday night as the first event.  All others will swim ages combined at the end of Saturday AM prelims alternating girls and boys by heat.

100/200 meter events will be run utilizing chase starts and odd even heats.  All girls' heats will be swum first followed by the boys' heats using both ends of the pool.  Odd heats will start at the field end of the pool and even heats will start at the locker room end of the pool. For 400/800 meter events with exception of 10 & U 400 FR, girls' heats will start at field end of pool and boys' heats will start at locker room end of pool.  All 50s will start from locker room end of pool and all relays will start from field end of pool.

Swimmers may enter  up to three (3) events per day with a seven (7) event maximum for the meet.  Entries are $9 per event and there is an $8.50 per swimmer surcharge which includes access to heat sheets via Meet Mobile.

TIME TRIALS: Time permitting, there will be time trials offered after the completion of Saturday and Sunday prelim sessions.  These will be open to any 13 & Over Gulf Swimmer and 12 & Under Gulf Swimmer with a minimum of 3 BB times in their age group (11-12 / 10 & U).  Fees will be $18 per event.  Entries for time trials are due :90 minutes before the published end of prelim session.  Time trial events do not count towards daily limit of 3 events nore meet entry limit of 7 events.  Swimmers may swim 1 time trial event per day and provide their own timers.

FINALS:  The list of finals swimmers will be announced after the prelim event completion.  Swimmers will have :30 minutes to scratch from finals or face possible suspension from the remainder of the meet and a fine of $50.  Finals will be set after the :30 minute scratch window and the finalists and 2 alternates will be named.

DEADLINE TO UNCOMMIT / REVIEW EVENTS:  Please be aware of the abbreviated timeline for uncommit and review!  Swimmers will haveuntil Saturday, 6/23 to uncommit from this meet.  At that time, coaches will build events and swimmers will have until 6pm on Wednesday, 6/27 to review events.  Please send any questions about entries via email to your group coach.  At the close of the review, the meet file will be built and sent to the host team and all swimmers entered will be billed, regardless of actual meet attendance.

 

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