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Event

Mark Braun Meet

Nov 16, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018
October, 27 2018

Description

 

The Mark J. Braun Fall Classic

Hosted by

Lake Erie Silver Dolphins

November 16 – 18, 2018

Held under USA Swimming Sanction #LE 19026 SS ; Time Trials # LE 19027 SS

In granting this sanction it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.

 

LOCATION:

The SPIRE Institute Aquatic Center

1822 South Broadway

Geneva, OH 44041.

 

DIRECTIONS:

From Cleveland:

Go East on I-90. Exit off the Geneva Exit (exit #218 on Rt. 534). Take a left at the light heading north. SPIRE entrance will be on your right.

 

From Erie:

Go West on I-90. Exit off the Geneva Exit (exit #218 on Rt. 534). Take a right off the exit heading north. SPIRE entrance will be on your right.

 

From Pittsburgh:

Take PA Turnpike to OH Turnpike. Take first exit marked 680 towards Youngstown. The road will take you around Youngstown and then exit 680 onto Route 711 at exit 3a. Route 711 then turns into Route 11. Stay on Route 11 about 40 miles until you hit I-90 and take that west for two exits to the Geneva Exit (exit #218 on Rt. 534). Take a right off the exit heading north. SPIRE entrance will be on your right.

 

POOL:

The competitive swimming pools measure 10 lanes by 25 yards in a 50 meters Olympic size pool, with 2 moveable bulkheads for subdivision of the pool.  The competition will take place in both pools unless the entry is small enough to be conducted in one pool only.  The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming. The depth of the pool atCourse 1is8’2” at both ends (start end is under the scoreboard). The depth of the pool at Course 2 is 14’ at both ends (start end is closest to the fish bowl office).

The permanent seating capacity for spectators is 1,200, with an additional 1,000+ temporary seating capacity. In addition there is handicapped seating and elevator access to the spectator stands.  An adjacent 25-yard pool is available for continuous warm-up and warm-down.  Men’s and Women’s locker rooms are off the pool deck but are not accessible to parents during the meet.  Parents who wish to accompany their children to the locker rooms should utilize the restrooms in the lobby.  Colorado timing system and scoreboard are available.

 

RACING STARTS:

Any swimmer entered in the meet 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.  When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

 

STARTING TIMES:

Friday night warm-up: 4:30 - 5:15 pm, with the meet starting at 5:20 pm. Both Saturday and Sunday morning session warm-ups will begin at 6:45 am with the meet beginning at 8:50 am. Afternoon 45-minute warm-up will begin immediately after the conclusion of the morning session. At the discretion of the Meet Director, morning and afternoon warm-ups may be split by gender, age group or team. Warm ups will be split if the average number of swimmers per lane is scheduled to exceed fifteen (15) swimmers per lane. Finals on Saturday will not begin before 6:00 PM after a 45-minute warm-up. The finalized warm-up plan, estimated timelines, and pool determination can be found on the LESD website (www.LESD.org) & Lake Erie Swimming website (www.lakeerieswimming.com) by Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

 

 

TEAM SUPERVISION:

Teamswho are entering swimmers but will not have a coach at the meet should arrange ahead of time for another coach to supervise their athletes. Swimmers without coach supervision must contact the Meet Director or Meet Referee to be assigned to a coach on deck.

 

RETURN TO PLAY LAW:

Under the Ohio Return to Play Law governing concussions, all coaches and officials (in state or out of state) are required to have proof of training in concussion signs and symptoms. This training is available for free and can be found at http://www.healthyohioprogram.org. All coaches and officials are encouraged to take this training. It is your responsibility to take care of this requirement.

 

ENTRY FEES:

Individual events $6.00; Relays: $10.00; plus a $2.00 per swimmer surcharge. There is a $1.00/swimmer handling fee for entries not furnished in an electronic file. Paper entries will be allowed for up to a maximum of 5 unattached swimmers. Make checks payable to LESD Boosters Club.

 

ENTRY LIMITATIONS:

13 and over swimmers may compete in two events on Friday and in no more than three events per day on Saturday and Sunday (exclusive of relays). Swimmers in the 12 & Under sessions may compete in two events on Friday, three events on Saturday and up to four events on Sunday (exclusive of relays). Time trials count toward the daily event limitation. PLEASE NOTE- determination of how the meet will be split by pools WILLNOT be determined until after the meet entry process has been closed. The meet host reserves the right to split the pools by gender or age group following review of event entries. Please take this into consideration when entering events. Swimmers in the 12 & under age groups are advised not to enter both the 50 and 200 of the same stroke in the butterfly, breaststroke, or backstroke. These events may be back-to-back in the meet program and there will be no rest in between and these events may be swum in different pools. Also note that the 10 & under and the 12 & under relays may be in different pools and may be at the same time.There is a limit of two entry per team for the female and the male 800 free, 400 free and 400 medley relays.

 

DECK ENTRIES:

Deck entries will be taken on a space available basis up to 35 minutes before the start of the session and seeded at NT. Deck entrants should sign up at the deck entry table @ $12.00 per individual event and $18.00 per relay. Deck entry swimmers new to the meet will be charged $2.00 LESI surcharge and must provide proof of times and of USA Swimming registration. Deck entries will be allowed to score. Deck entrants for whom there is no space will receive a refund.

                                                                            

 

 

 

 

ELIGIBILITY:

Swimmers must be current athlete members of USA swimming and have met the time standard requirements. Coaches must be current coach members of USA swimming and must check in each day of the meet they attend. All coaches must display the deck pass & a wristband is required to be worn by all coaches issued by the meet host. Age of swimmer is as of the first day of the meet, November 16, 2018. There will be no on-deck registration for coaches or athletes.

 

QUALIFYING TIMES:

Please see the event listings. Swimmers must be equal to or faster than the cuts listed. Enter at either short course yards or long course meters times. Converted times may not be used. Non-conforming times will be converted by meet management. After the meet has been closed: The host team reserves the right to enter its own swimmers into any available events in any session still considered to not be closed due to timeline restrictions, even if they have not achieved the qualifying times.

 

FASTER THAN:

Swimmers should enter an event only if they have achieved the listed time standard for that event. Teams of swimmers who fail to achieve the qualifying time at the meet will receive a notice of those times that cannot be verified in the SWIMS database. Teams shall submit proof of time. Proofs of time shall be from an observed swim or from a sanctioned or approved competition only. A fine of $10.00 for each swim listed in the notice for which acceptable proof of time is not provided will be levied against the team or unattached swimmers. High School dual meets and YMCA meets are not acceptable proof of times.

 

SWIMMERS WITH A DISABILITY:

Qualifying times for 50-yard/meter events will be waived for swimmers with a disability. Swimmers with a disability may enter an event (such as the 100 free) and swim it with a longer yardage event (such as the 200 free) provided his/her time for the lesser yardage event (100 free) is equal to or faster than the listed qualifying time for the longer yardage event (200 free). Entries for swimmers with a disability should be handled in the following manner: (1) enter the swimmer in the Hy-Tek database (or on the regular entry form); (2) list in the email accompanying the Hy-Tek/Team Unify entry file (or on a separate sheet of paper) the name of the swimmer, the stroke(s)/distance(s) s/he wishes to swim, the entry times, the day/session s/he wishes to swim the event(s), and the manner in which s/he prefers to be seeded (with a longer distance or with a different age group); and (3) provide any information about special accommodations needed by the swimmer. The final determination of seeding will be made by the Meet Referee after consultation with the swimmer and his/her coach.

 

CONDUCT:

The meet will be conducted according to the rules set forth in the current USA Swimming Rules and Regulations. Events will be contested in two 25-yard courses unless the entry is too small to warrant this.PLEASE NOTE- determination of how the meet will be split by pools WILLNOT be determined until after the meet entry process has been closed. The meet host reserves the right to split the pools by gender or age group following review of event entries. Please take this into consideration when entering events. Friday & Sunday events are timed finals. On Saturday, all individual events will be prelim/final format. Championship heat only in the 10 & Under, 11-12, and 13-14 age groups, consolation and championship heats (in that order) for the Open events. Ten lanes will be used at finals which will be conducted in one pool. Fly-over starts will be used in all prelim & timed finals sessions. All relays are timed finals and will be swum in prelims.

The 10 & under and the 11-12 500 freestyle may be limited to the two fastest seeded heats each male and female. The 400 IM may be limited to the 3 fastest seeded heats each male and female. The 1650 free may be limited to the two fastest seeded heats each male and female. The 13-14 & Open 500 free may be limited to the three fastest seeded heats each male and female. Events may be consolidated and scored separately to conserve time. The 1650 freestyle will be swum fastest to slowest. If both genders are competing in the same pool for the 1650, heats will be alternated between women and men.

Any swimmer closed out of the 400 IM, 500 or 1650 freestyle because of heat limitations will be notified by Thursday, November 8 and will have the option to choose another event if space is available or receive a refund for that event.

 

SEEDING & CHECK IN:

This is a deck seeded meet. Allswimmers must check in for all of their events 30 minutes prior to the start of the session. Swimmers who fail to check in for their events will not be seeded. Heat and lane assignments will be posted on deck. Relay cards must be turned in upon call in order to be seeded. The Lake Erie scratch rule (attached) will be in effect. Non-conforming times will be seeded by Meet Manager.

 

 

 

CLERK OF COURSE:

A Clerk of Course will not be provided at this meet.                                                                                                                        

 

SCORING:           INDIVIDUAL…11-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

                RELAYS…22-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2

Consolation heats will not be scored.

12 & Under and Open events will not be scored multi-age, but points for 12 & Under and Open events will revert to that swimmer’s respective age group for high point totals. Example if a 10 and Under swimmer swims the 12 and under 200 Breast Stroke and places tenth, they will receive 1 point toward high point for 10 and under age group.

 

AWARDS:           AWARDS: All awards must be picked up at the meet.

12 & under Individual Events:

                             Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd; ribbons for places 4-10.

12 & under Relay Events:

Ribbons for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.            

High Point and Runner-up Awards:

10 & Under, 11-12, 13-14, and 15 & Over.

                              Team Awards:

 Awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd highest scoring teams, excluding the host team.

 

ADMISSION COST:

There will be an admission charge of $5.00/day. Meet programs will be available for purchase. Children under 6 & Seniors 65 & older are free.

 

Parking:

The cost of parking is determined by SPIRE. SPIRE usually charges $5 per day for parking. LESD does not control the parking fees.

 

RESULTS:

Results will be available on the www.LESD.org website and on www.lakeerieswimming.com. Teams may request a complete meet backup from Sarah Tobin at sarah.lesd@gmail.com on the Monday following the meet.

 

TIME TRIALS:

Time trials will be held Saturday and Sunday after the morning and afternoon sessions at the discretion of the meet referee. Time trial entry fees are $12.00/individual event & $18.00/relay. Time Trial entries close 90 minutes prior to the end of the session. Time Trial events are open to swimmers already entered in an individual event in the meet. Time trials are included in the daily event limitation. Depending on the timelines and time trial entries, TT may be swum at the conclusion of the session or split into two pools when each pool is finished. This decision will be made after the deadline for time trial sign-up.

Friday, November 16, 2018: Session 1

Friday Schedule of Events: Timed Finals

4:30PM Warm-Up (45 minute) 5:20PM Meet Start

 

Girls #

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

Age Group/Stroke

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

Boys #

1

 

OPEN 800 Free Relay

 

2

3

2:47.79Y 3:11.49L

1112 200IM

2:44.19Y 3:09.29L

4

5

4:53.69Y 5:35.09L

OPEN 400 IM #

4:30.29Y 5:07.29L

6

7

5:00.49Y 5:42.89L

1314 400IM #

4:40.79Y 5:22.59L

8

9

7:35.49Y 6:51.09L

10 & Un 500 Free*

7:26.99Y 6:44.59L

10

11

6:38.39Y 5:56.49L

1112 500 Free*

6:27.49Y 5:48.69L

12

13

18:57.79Y 19:29.59L

OPEN 1650 Free@

17:44.09Y 18:11.69L

14

 

 

 

@ Open 1650 free: may be limited to the fastest 2 heats each gender, swum fastest to slowest; female/male events will be alternated, if conducted in only one pool.

* May limit 500 frees to 2 fastest seeded heats each men and women.

# May limit 400IM’s to 3 fastest seeded heats each men and women.

 

Saturday, November 17, 2018: Session 2

Schedule of Events AM Prelim Session: Prelim/Final

Warm-ups will begin at 6:45 am

Meet will begin at 8:50 am

 

Girls #

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

 

Age Group/Stroke

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

Boys #

15

2:26.99Y 2:49.19L

13-14 200 IM

2:17.19Y 2:38.79L

16

19

1:00.69Y 1:09.59L

13-14 100 Free

  56.29Y 1:04.59L

20

23

2:25.79Y 2:45.69L

13-14 200 Fly

2:15.69Y 2:36.19L

24

27

1:15.99Y 1:27.69L

13-14 100 Breast

1:09.79Y 1:21.29L

28

31

2:23.39Y 2:45.59L

13-14 200 Back

2:14.69Y 2:36.59L

32

35

 

13-14 400 Free Relay#

 

36

39

5:36.29Y 5:0159L

13-14 500 Free*

5:17.59Y 4:46.69L

40

 

17

2:24.19Y 2:45.89L

OPEN 200 IM

2:10.89Y 2:31.39L

18

21

  59.59Y 1:07.99L

OPEN 100 Free

  53.89Y 1:01.89L

22

25

2:22.89Y 2:41.39L

OPEN 200 Fly

2:09.79Y 2:27.99L

26

29

1:14.49Y 1:25.39L

OPEN 100 Breast

1:06.49Y 1:16.99L

30

33

2:20.69Y 2:42.09L

OPEN 200 Back

2:08.49Y 2:28.89L

34

37

 

OPEN 400 Free Relay#

 

38

41

5:36.29Y 4:54.49L

OPEN 500 Free*

5:06.09Y 4:34.19L

42

Y=YARDS           L=Long Course Meters                                 # Timed Finals

 *May be limited to the three fastest seeded heats each men and women

 

Saturday, November 17, 2018: Session 3

Schedule of Events PM Prelim Session: Prelim/Finals

45 minute warm-up; Warm-Up will start immediately following the end of the AM session

 

Girls #

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

Age Group/Stroke

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

 

Boys #

43

2:57.39Y 3:20.99L

10 & Un 200 Free

2:47.99Y 3:12.09L

44

47

1:31.69Y

10 & Un 100 IM

1:29.39Y

48

51

  41.89Y 48.89L

10 & Un 50 Back

  42.39Y 49.19L

52

55

1:44.99Y 2:01.49L

10 & Un 100 Breast

1:41.89Y 1:57.69L

56

59

  35.19Y 39.89L

10 & Un 50 Free

  34.49Y 39.49L

60

63

1:39.09Y 1:52.99L

10 & Un 100 Fly

1:37.99Y 1:51.39L

64

67

 

10 & Un 200 Free Relay#

 

68

 

45

2:29.69Y 2:50.39L

11-12 200 Free

2:24.59Y 2:45.19L

46

49

2:43.99Y 3:10.19L

12 & Un 200 Back

2:40.29Y 3:06.49L

50

53

  35.59Y 41.19L

11-12 50 Back

  35.29Y 40.89L

54

57

1:27.39Y 1:41.39L

11-12 100 Breast

1:25.49Y 1:38.49L

58

61

  31.49Y 35.79L

11-12 50 Free

  30.29Y 34.69L

62

65

1:18.29Y 1:28.49L

11-12 100 Fly

1:16.49Y 1:26.29L

66

69

 

12 & Un 200 Free Relay#

 

70

              Y=YARDS              L=Long Course Meters                                          # Timed Finals

 

Session 4: FINALS SCHEDULE

(Consolations will be swum for Open events only and not scored):

43, 44, 45, 46, 15, 16, 17, 18, 47, 48, 49, 50, 19, 20, 21, 22, 51, 52, 53, 54, 23, 24, 25, 26, 55, 56, 57, 58, 27, 28, 29, 30,

59, 60, 61, 62, 31, 32, 33, 34, 63, 64, 65, 66, 39, 40, 41, 42

 

Sunday, November 18, 2018: Session 5

Schedule of Events AM Session: Timed Final

Warm-ups will begin at 6:45 am

Meet will begin at 8:50 am

 

Girls#

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

Age Group/Stroke

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

Boys#

71

2:05.79Y 2:23.89L

13-14 200 Free

1:57.49Y 2:14.79L

72

75

1:06.19Y 1:17.09L

13-14 100 Back

1:01.79Y 1:12.29L

76

79

2:44.59Y 3:09.79L

13-14 200 Breast

2:32.89Y 2:56.79L

80

83

1:05.99Y 1:14.79L

13-14 100 Fly

1:01.29Y 1:09.69L

84

87

  27.99Y 31.99L

13-14 50 Free

  25.69Y 29.49L

88

91

 

13-14 400 Med Relay

 

92

 

 

 

 

 

 

73

2:03.09Y 2:20.39L

OPEN 200 Free

1:52.79Y 2:09.29L

74

77

1:04.69Y 1:15.69L

OPEN 100 Back

  58.59Y 1:08.89L

78

81

2:41.29Y 3:05.39L

OPEN 200 Breast

2:24.59Y 2:48.39L

82

85

1:04.59Y 1:13.39L

OPEN 100 Fly

  58.59Y 1:06.29L

86

89

  27.49Y 31.19L

OPEN 50 Free

  24.79Y 27.89L

90

93

 

OPEN 400 Med Relay

 

94

Y=YARDS           L=Long Course Meters                      

 

Sunday, November 18, 2018: Session 6

Schedule of Events PM Session: Timed Final

45 minute Warm-Up; Warm-Up will start immediately following the end of the AM session

 

Girls #

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

  Age Group/Stroke

Qualifying Time

Equal To or Faster Than

 

Boys #

95

1:19.99Y 1:31.49L

10 & Under 100 Free

1:18.79Y 1:30.29L

96

99

  47.49Y 53.99L

10 & Under 50 Breast

  46.59Y 53.29L

100

105

1:30.69Y 1:45.99L           

10 & Under 100 Back

1:29.69Y 1:43.59L           

106

109

  41.79Y 47.29L

10 & Under 50 Fly

  40.49Y 45.99L

110

115

3:15.59Y 3:43.19L

10 & Under 200 IM

3:13.19Y 3:40.79L

116

119

 

10 &Un 200 Med Relay

 

120

 

97

1:08.29Y 1:18.49L

11-12 100 Free

1:05.89Y 1:15.69L

98

101

3:08.59Y 3:36.09L

12 & Under 200 Breast

3:00.99Y 3:28.69L

102

103

  39.99Y 45.49L

11-12 50 Breast

  39.59Y 45.39L

104

107

1:18.49Y 1:31.09L

11-12 100 Back

1:15.79Y 1:29.09L

108

111

2:47.89Y 3:10.19L

12 & Under 200 Fly

2:43.99Y 3:07.69L

112

113

  34.09Y 38.29L

11-12 50 Fly

  34.19Y 38.69L

114

117

1:18.39Y

11-12 100 IM

1:14.99Y

118

121

 

12 & Un 200 Medley Relay

 

122

Y=Yards                             L=Long Course Meters

 

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