Event

Greater Southwest Invite

Jan 10, 2019 (08:00 AM) - Jan 13, 2019 (03:00 PM)
December, 31 2018
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Description

The City of Plano Swimmers, Inc.

The 36th Annual SPEEDO Greater Southwest Invitational

January 10 - 13, 2019

Location:

 Alfred J. Loos Natatorium, 3815 Spring Valley Rd., Addison, TX 75001

Meet Format:

The 37th Speedo Greater Southwest Invitational will be a combination of Prelim/Finals and Timed Finals event. Thursday night and Sunday morning sessions will be TIMED FINALS. Friday and Saturday sessions will be PRELIM/FINALS. All Sessions, with the exception of Thursday’s session, will be pre-seeded and swum slowest to fastest with Friday and Saturday’s Preliminary sessions championship seeded. 15 and over, 13-14 and 11-12 events will have A, B Finals. 10 and unders will only have an A final. The A Final will swim first, followed by the B final. Relays during prelim/finals sessions will also be a prelim/finals event. The top four qualifying relays from each age group advancing to finals to form a “Super Final”. The composition of relays may change between prelims and finals (Article 102.3.6).

 

Meet Eligibility:  Swimmers must have achieved an “A” time to qualify for any offered event, as indicated by the 2017-2020 Motivational Time Standards published by USA Swimming. Sunday events are open to all 13 and over swimmers who qualify and enter one individual event at this competition. 12 & under swimmers must have an “A” time in order to participate in Sunday events.

Seeding preference is as follows: short-course yards, long-course meters, then short-course meters.

Schedule: The following schedule will be used as a guideline for all activities.

Thursday

  • General Warm-up: 5:00 – 5:45 PM (dive starts will open at 5:30pm)
  • Session Begins: 6:00 PM

Friday and Saturday

Prelims

  • Warm-up 6:30-8:00am  (Detailed warm-up schedule will be sent out prior to meet)
  • Starts/Pace: 8:00-8:15am
  • Session Begins: 8:30am

Finals

  • Warm-up: 4:00-4:45 PM
  • Session Begins 5:00pm

Sunday

  • Warm-up 6:30-8:00am  (Detailed warm-up schedule will be sent out prior to meet)
  • Starts/Pace: 8:00-8:15am
  • Session Begins: 8:30am

                      

Commit Deadline: Monday, Dec. 31st, 2019

To commit or decline to participate in this meet, please log into your TeamUnify account, click on events tab, click on the event, click on Attend/Decline, click on your swimmers name, and then select yes or no in the Declaration box. Be sure to declare which sessions can attend and if you have any comments, please put in the notes. Any questions on this process, please let us know.

 

Entry Limit:   Session 1 (Thursday): 1 event; Session 2 & 4 (Friday/Saturday): 3 events; Session 6 (Sunday): 5 events

Entry Fees:    $10.00 per event

$15.00 per relay

$23.00 NT LSC surcharge

Event Schedule: see document below

Meet Information: Click HERE

****This will be a team travel meet for those you choose to team travel. We will leave on Thur. Jan. 10th (all together, only one van going at one time) and return on Sunday, Jan. 13th. This meet is on the KSHSAA

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