UTSC Beginner Meet

Oct 13, 2018
October, 10 2018
December 31, 1929
(this is a team hosted event)
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OCTOBER 13th, 2018


SANCTION:   This meet will be sanctioned by USA Swimming and Indiana swimming. Sanction # IN


HOST:             Union Township Swim Club, PO BOX 94, Valparaiso, IN 436385


LOCATION:   Wheeler High School, 587 W 300 N, Valparaiso, IN 46385


FACILITY: Six lane, 25 yard pool with non-turbulent lane lines. Starting end depth is 4’ and turning end is   12 feet deep. We will be using electronic timing with stopwatch back-up times. Spectator seating is available on the bleachers. NO SMOKING is allowed in the building or on the premises.


FORMAT: This is an open invitational timed finals meet. There will be 2 sessions daily:  AM is 8U and 13+ and PM is 9-10 and 11-12. All teams are asked to provide 2 timers per session.


ELIGIBILTY: Swimmers must be registered with USA Swimming.  Age as of October 13th, 2018 will determine age for the entire meet.


RULES: Current USA Swimming and IN Swimming rules will govern this meet. USA Swimming Rules 202.5.2 – At a sanctioned competitive event, USA Swimming athlete members must be under the supervision of a USA Swimming member coach during warm-up, competition, and cool-down. “Any swimmer entered in the meet, unaccompanied by a USA Swimming member coach, must be certified by a USA  Swimming member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water.  It is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.” The Meet Director or Meet Referee shall assist the athlete in making arrangements for such supervision. Coaches and Officials must be registered with USA Swimming in order to be on the pool deck in this capacity and must constantly display their coach or official credentials.  Access to the pool deck will be limited to coaches, swimmers, and working officials. Use of audio or visual recording devices, including cell phones, are not permitted behind the blocks, in changing areas, restrooms, and/or locker rooms. Changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited. 202.4.9 J: Operation of  drones or any other flying apparatus are prohibited at this event. Exceptions may be granted with prior written approval by the Program Operations Chair.



COURSE: There will be no clerk of course for swimmers. Coaches are responsible to get their swimmers to the proper lanes for all events.



LIMIT: Each swimmer is limited to 4 individual events and 2 relay events. If a swimmer is entered in more than the limit of events, the entry will be made by number order of events starting with #1 until the limit is met.



FEES:   Spectator’s fee will not be charged for any age group.  

Heat sheets will be available at the concession stand for $2.  

Costs is $ 3.00 per individual event and $ 4.00 per relay

+ Indiana Swimming Athlete Surcharge, per swimmer, $ 3.00

Make checks payable to Union Township Swim Club.  

(*Please note check-in is required.)

REFUNDS:   In any meet sanctioned by Indiana Swimming, other than Championship Meets, the host team

                       shall limit the number of swimmers in any one or more events to maintain a reasonable length of  

                       the meet. In the event that entries are limited, the host club must return the entry fees to the

                       club(s) whose swimmers are not allowed to compete in the specific event(s). Clubs cannot

                       change this refund rule in their meet information.



DEADLINE: Entries will be accepted starting September 17th , 2018. Entry deadline will be Oct 8th, 2018.  We will extend the deadline if the meet is not full. Email entries are required. Any entries with more than 4 swimmers not submitted as a Hy-Tek file will have a $25 surcharge added.



CHAIR:     Please send all entries to:

Tom Dozois at email:  utsctyphoons@yahoo.com



DIRECTOR: Tom Dozois

(248) 756 – 3038 | email:  utsctyphoons@yahoo.com


AWARDS: Events will be swum and scored according to age.  

Individual:  Ribbons will be awarded for 1st - 8th place.

Individual High Point:  1st place high point will be given for each age group; boys and girls 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13 & over.

Relay:  Ribbons will be awarded 1st - 3rd place, and will only be applied toward team scores.  

Team Trophies: will not be given



A variety of concession items will be available.  *No food or drink is allowed in the pool area.



ROOM: The Union Township swim team is very grateful to all Officials who are able to help officiate our meet, as well as the coaches that encourage their members to attend. A hospitality room will be furnished for all working Officials and Coaches.



RESULTS: Each team shall receive a Hy-Tek file of meet results on disk or by email. Individuals may purchase final results for $5.00.


: Swimmers will be required to sign-in.


BEHAVIOR: The Union Township Swim Club is very grateful to the Wheeler School Corporation for the use of the pool and high school facilities. Please help us keep the pool area clean by picking up your trash. We reserve the right to expel any participant or spectator that is witnessed being excessively rowdy, destructive, or in any unauthorized areas. Coaches and parents are expected to keep their swimmers under control at all times. It is recommended that swimmers leave all valuables with an adult.  UTSC will provide a lost and found, which will be located in north east corner of pool.  UTSC or Wheeler High School are not responsible for lost or stolen articles.


EFFECTIVE (OCTOBER 1, 2009) USA Swimming Swim Suit Rule (102.9.1 B)

In swimming competitions, the competitor must wear only one swimsuit in one or two pieces except as provided in 205.10.1. All swimsuits shall be made from textile materials. For men, the swimsuit shall not extend above the navel or below the knees, and for women, shall not cover the neck, extend past the shoulder, or extend below the knee.

EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2010 USA Swimming requires that Pool Certification be included in meet entry letters.

The competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4).


The families of the Union Township Swim Club





Saturday AM Session- October 13th, 2018

Warm-up 7:00 am Start 8:00 am

    Boys Events       Girls


  1 8 AND UNDER 100 IM RELAY                  2

  3 13 AND OVER 200 IM RELAY 4

  5 13 AND OVER 200 FREE            6

            7 8 AND UNDER 100 IM 8

  9          13 AND OVER 50 BACK 10

  11 13 AND OVER 200 IM   12

  13          8 AND UNDER 25 FREE          14

  15 13 AND OVER 50 FREE 16

  17 8 AND UNDER 25 FLY         18

  19 13 AND OVER 100 FLY 20

  21 8 AND UNDER 50 FREE            22

  23 13 AND OVER 50 BREAST 24

  25 13 AND OVER 100 FREE            26

  27 8 AND UNDER 25 BACK           28

  29 13 AND OVER 100 BACK            30

                       31 8 AND UNDER 25 BREAST 32

  33 13 AND OVER 50 FLY 34

  35 13 AND OVER 100 BREAST 36   37 8 AND UNDER 100 FREE RELAY 38

  39 13 AND OVER 200 FREE RELAY 40





8 and under events will be scored as 7-8 and 6 and under

10 and under events will be scored as 7-8, 9-10 and 6 and under

Open events will be scored as 13-14 and 15 and over




Saturday PM Session-October 13th, 2018


              Warm-up noon          Start 1:00 pm



 41 9-10 200 IM RELAY 42

 43 11-12 200 IM RELAY   44

 45 9-10 200 FREE          46

 47 11-12 200 FREE 48

 49 9-10 200 IM          50

 51 11-12 200 IM 52

 53 9-10 50 FREE                     54

 55 11-12 50 FREE          56

 57 9-10 50 FLY 58

 59 11-12 50 FLY 60

 61 9-10 100 FREE                  62

 63 11-12 100 FREE                               64

 65 9-10 50 BACK           66   

 67 11-12 50 BACK   68

 69 9-10 50 BREAST   70

 71 11-12 50 BREAST 72

 73 9-10 200 FREE RELAY 74

 75 11-12 200 FREE RELAY 76


8 and under events will be scored as 7-8 and 6 and under

10 and under events will be scored as 7-8, 9-10 and 6 and under

Open events will be scored as 13-14 and 15 and over










Please supply the information requested below and mail with your entry form and check to Entry Chairperson.

Make checks payable to Union Township Swim Club


Club Name: _____________________ Code: _______________


Number of swimmers entered:   Boys _______ Girls ______ = Total: ______


Indiana Swimming Athlete Surcharge, $ 2.00 per swimmer:         Total: ______


Number of Boy’s Entries: ___________ X   $2.00 each = $ _______


Number of Girl’s Entries: ___________ X  $ 2.00 each = $ _______


Total Number of Relay Entries: ______  X $ 4.00 each = $ ______


TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED: $ _________________

Club Official Submitting Entry Coaches’ Names:

Name: ________________________ __________________________

Address: ______________________ __________________________

City:       ______________________ __________________________

State/Zip: _____________________ __________________________

Phone:  _______________________ __________________________

E-mail: _______________________ __________________________


In consideration of your acceptance of this entry, I, intending to be legally bound, do hereby for myself, my

heirs, executors, and administrators, waive and release any and all claims for damages we may have against

USA Swimming, Inc., Indiana Swimming, Inc., Warrick County School Corp, Boonville Aquatic Dolphins,

their representatives, successors and assignees for any and all injuries to us at said meet.


Authorized Club Signature: _______________________________________________


Your may have one designated spokesperson for your team to talk to the referee or Clerk of Course.  The coach

would be the logical person.


Please list the name of your spokesperson:   _____________________________

Did you include:  _____ Entry sheet  ____ Completed form ____ Summary of entries     



          Please check how you would like to receive your results

__  Hard Copy          __ Meet Manager Backup

__ Team Manager __ All of the above

         Email address to which above should be sent: ______________________________