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Event

Gulf Summer Champs hosted by CFSC/FCST

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018
June 23, 2018

Description

WHAT: Gulf Summer Champs hosted by CFSC

WHEN: July 20-22nd 2018

WHERE**UPDATED**: TWST has been assigned to FLEET for Summer Champs this weekend.  Meet invitation and warmup/timelines will be posted in the MEETS section of gulfswimming.org.  A detailed email will be sent to swimmers entered in this meet by Wednesday of this week.  CFSC will host at the FLEET Aquatic Center (outdoor 50m pool) in Cypress, TX.

WHO:  Meet is open to swimmers aged 12 & Under who have three or more BB times in their age group (10 & U, 11-12).  No qualifying times required for 13 & Over swimmers.  Swimmers 14 & Under may not enter an event if they have three (3) Gulf Age Group time standards achieved.  Swimmers aged 15 & Over must have two (2) or less AA times to enter 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 nine session, 3 day outdoor meet with AM and PM prelims and PM finals sessions each day. There will be A and B finals for 11 & Over swimmers and an A final for the 10 & Under swimmers.  All relays will swim in prelims.

Session #1:  Friday AM prelims for swimmers 13 & Over.  Warmup will start at 7am and meet will start at 8:30am.

Session #2:  Friday PM prelims for swimmers 12 & Under.  Host team will publish PM session warmup and start times once all entries are received.

Session #3: Friday Finals for all age groups.  Warmup will begin at 4:30pm with a 5:30pm meet start.

Session #4: Saturday AM prelims for swimmers 13 & Over.  Warmup will start at 7am and meet will start at 8:30am.

Session #5: Saturday PM prelims for swimmers 12 & Under.  Host team will publish PM session warmup and start times once all entries are received.

Session #6: Saturday Finals for all age groups.  Warmup will begin at 4:30pm with a 5:30pm meet start.

Session #7: Sunday AM prelims for swimmers 13 & Over.  Warmup will start at 7am and meet will start at 8:30am.

Session #8: Sunday PM prelims for swimmers 12 & Under.  Host team will publish PM session warmup and start times once all entries are received.

Session #9: Sunday Finals for all age groups.  Warmup will begin at 4:30pm with a 5:30pm meet start.

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 and 400 IM will be swum as timed finals events.  At check in, the fastest 10 swimmers girls and boys who do NOT elect to swim in prelims, will swim in finals sessions day of event. All other heats will be swum in prelims running all girl heats and then all boy heats.  Swimmers must provide their own timers during the prelim session heats and also for finals.

800 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 day ov event.  All other heats will be swum in prelims alternating girls and boys by heat.  Swimmers must provide their own timers and lap counters during the prelims session and also for finals.  All others will swim ages combined at the end of Sunday AM prelims alternating girls and boys by heat.

100/200/400 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 at this meet. Entries are $9 per event and there is an $8.50 per swimmer surcharge which includes access to heat sheets via Meet Mobile.

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.  The USA Swimming National Championship Meet "reserve the right to scratch" rule is not applicable to any Gulf Swimming meet.  The "intent to scratch" rule is not applicable to any Gulf Swimming meet.

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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