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Event

2019 13-14 and Open state meet

Mar 14, 2019 (04:00 PM) - Mar 17, 2019 (09:00 PM)
March, 9 2019
December 31, 1929
(this is a team hosted event)

Description

Finally!

LOCATION/FACILITIES

There will be 2 locations for this meet.

Eastern Michigan University and Canham Natatorium 

Eastern Michigan University will be used for all events on Thursday and Friday and for Preliminary events on Saturday and Sunday.

Canham Natatorium will be used for Finals on Saturday and Sunday and for all heats of the 1650 Freestyle.

The Eastern Michigan University Natatorium is a 10-lane pool.  There will be a separate area available for supervised warm-up and cool-down.  Depth at start is eight feet and nine and a half feet at turn. Permanent starting blocks and non-turbulent lane markers will be used. A Daktronics timing system with a 10-lane display will be used. Up to 10 lanes will be used for competition. There is ample balcony seating for spectators. Lockers are available (provide your own lock).  Public phones will not be available. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4).

Canham Natatorium has two (2) 8-lane pools.  There will be a separate area available for supervised warm-up and cool-down.  Depth at both start and turn is 7’. Permanent starting blocks and non-turbulent lane markers will be used. Colorado timing system with an 8/16-lane display will be used. There is ample balcony seating for spectators. Lockers are available (provide your own lock).  Public phones will not be available. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). Two pools, Diving Board side and Scoreboard side, may be used for the 1650 Freestyle event.

ADMISSIONS - Admissions: $5.00 per person/per day. Children age eight and younger are free. Spectator Passes: An all session wristband (Thursday through Sunday) may be purchased for $20.  Heat sheets for all sessions are included with this wristband pass. Although there is no discount associated with the Spectator Pass it will eliminate the need to stand in the admission line each morning. The Spectator Pass must be worn on your wrist at all times.

HEAT SHEETS - Heat sheets for preliminary sessions will be $3.00. Heat sheets for finals sessions will be $2.00.

CONTROLLED WARMUP - Teams will be assigned to a warm-up group for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Prelims.

DAY

GROUP A

GROUP B

1 WAY

EVENTS START

AGE GROUP

Thursday Finals

3:30 PM

 

 

5:00 PM

13/14 & Open

Friday Prelim

7:30 AM

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

13/14 & Open

Friday Finals

4:30 PM

 

5:00 PM

5:30 PM

13/14 & Open

Saturday Prelim

7:30 AM

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

13/14 & Open

Saturday Finals

4:30 PM

 

5:00 PM

5:30 PM

13/14 & Open

Sunday Prelim

7:30 AM

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

13/14 & Open

Sunday Finals

4:00 PM

 

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

13/14 & Open

ELIGIBILITY - All athletes registered with Michigan Swimming who have achieved current short course yard, short course meters or long course meters times equal to or faster than the qualifying standards (referred to as Q1 times) during the qualifying period are eligible to enter an event.  Athletes with a disability should refer to the LSC Disability Motivational Time Standards adopted by Michigan Swimming and found on the Michigan Swimming web site under the Time Standard tab. The explanation of the P1, P2, and P3 classifications and the Time Standards for each event offered are included there also. The qualifying time must have been achieved between 01/01/18 and 03/10/19.

Para-Swimming Eligibility -

USA Swimming Rule 105.1.1 defines a “disability” as a permanent physical or cognitive disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

An athlete with a disability who achieved the qualifying P1, P2, or P3 time standard for their age/classification/events may enter those events into the 13/14 and Over Short Course State Championship Meet. An official sport class recognition of a swimmer with a disability is NOT required.

ENTRY LIMITS - A swimmer may enter as many events as they qualify for but may swim no more than (3) individual events per day. A swimmer may swim no more than (6) individual events and (5) relay events for the entire three-and-a-half-day meet. If a swimmer is entered in more than (3) individual events and (2) relay event per day, he/she must scratch out of the desired excess events.

DECK REGISTRATION - Deck registrations will NOT be accepted at this meet.

DECK ENTRIES – Deck entries will NOT be accepted at this meet.

AGE UP DATE - A swimmer’s age on March 14, 2019, will determine his/her eligibility for a particular age group for the entire meet.

MEET FORMAT - Three and a half Day Championship State meet where swimmers swim prelim/final events in their age group with a few exceptions for timed final events listed below:

  • 13/14 & Open - 1000 Freestyle and 1650 Freestyle seeded fastest to slowest alternating gender.
  • 800 Free Relay with swim Thursday evening seeded slowest to fastest.
  • 400 Free Relay will swim Friday at finals seeded fastest to slowest.
  • 200 Medley Relay will swim Saturday at prelims with awards at finals. Seeded slowest to fastest.
  • 200 Free Relay will swim Saturday at finals seeded slowest to fastest.
  • 400 Medley Relay will swim Sunday at prelims with awards to follow, seeded slowest to fastest.

SEEDING

Individual Events: The fastest three heats will be circle seeded the remainder will be seeded slowest to fastest, with the following exceptions, seeded fastest to slowest:

13/14 and Open 1000 Freestyle and 1650 Freestyle are timed final events.  13/14 & Open will be swum together and be separated for scoring and awards.

Para-Swimmers will be seeded with the able-bodied swimmers in prelim events but will swim in a separate final (*”C”) per the following Michigan Swimming Rule and Procedure. Para-swimmers shall be seeded with other Para-Swimmers unless there is only one swimmer. If only one swimmer is competing, the Para- swimmer shall be seeded with able-body peers as appropriate yet scored and awarded separately.

Exception for down seeding the individual Timed Finals Events:  A swimmer, if entered in two or more events on the day of the 1650 Freestyle, may down seed to the minimum Q1 standard.

The fastest seeded heat (top 8) after scratches of the 1650 Freestyle will swim during the finals sessions. The remaining heats of this event will swim in the morning session and be swum fastest to slowest and alternating gender (female/male). Swimmers should consult the heat sheets carefully for their heat and lane. Awards and scoring/place for these timed finals events are determined by all the athletes’ performances in all the heats (i.e. times achieved in the preliminary heats are used to determine the top 16 finishers even though the time was not achieved in the Finals.

Relay Events: All relay events will be seeded slowest to fastest except for the 400 Free Relay which will be seeded fastest to slowest.

FINALS INFO

Individual Events: There will be two heats of individual events at finals (A Final, B Final) each heat is comprised of a maximum of eight (8) swimmers.  These two heats will swim in a B-Consolation (9-16), A-Championship Finals order (1-8). *Para-Swimming events – There will be the addition of a “C” final prior to the B- Consolation in any event that a Para-Swimmer has competed in for Para-Swimmers only. At the discretion of the Meet Referee, this heat may be combined with the B-Consolation, space permitting.  A para-swimmer who qualifies for either the A Final or the B Consolation based on overall place shall swim with that heat, with the exception of the timed-finals events.

TIME TRIALS - Time permitting, at the discretion of the Meet Referee and Meet Director, time trials for athletes may be offered each day 15 minutes after the completion of the preliminary session. Athletes must be already entered in the meet to swim a time trial. Time trials do count against the maximum per day entry limit of three (3) but not against the total meet entry limit of six (6) and are limited to no more than two (2) per day. The entry fee is $10.00 per individual event and $15.00 for relays. Time trials sign up will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM each day of the meet.

At the discretion of the Meet Referee, athletes who are not already entered in the meet and are potential National, US Open, World Cup, or Olympic Trial qualifiers may be allowed to compete in time trial events.

TIME STANDARDS - Short Course Q1 Time standards Michigan Swimming Web Site

CONVERSION/ENTRY TIMES - No time conversions permitted. Submit times in Short Course Yards, Long Course Meters, or Short Course Meters and all events will be seeded in that order.

ATHLETE CHECK IN – will be located at the hallway entrance leading to the locker rooms.

 

 

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