USA - Saturday Night Sprint #1

Nov 10, 2018
November, 4 2018
November 9, 2018
(this is a team hosted event)
Black 1 - Benton, Black 1 - Little Rock, Black 2 - Benton, Black 2 - Little Rock, Clarksville, Coaches, El Dorado, Red 1 - Bryant, Red 1 - Little Rock, Red 2 - Bryant, Red 2 - Little Rock, Red 3 - Benton, Red 3 - Bryant, Red 3 - Little Rock, Texarkana


Saturday Night Sprints #1

Saturday, November 10 , 2018


Sanction:             Held under USA Swimming through Arkansas Swimming, Inc.

Sanction Number  18AR1011


Host:                     Central Arkansas Swim Club Racers


Dates:                   November 10, 2018


Location:             The River Center

1800 Citizens Drive

Benton, AR 72015


Starting Time:    Saturday Night –              Warm-ups will begin at 3:30 PM. 

Meet will begin at 4:30 PM.


Facility:                Eight lane, 25 yard indoor course with non-turbulent lane lines, Spectrum Accelerator Starting Blocks. Eight lanes will be used for competition. Colorado Electronic Timing System with touch pads and horn start. Full color LED Screen Colorado Scoreboard. Separate Warm Up/warm-down area will be available in the Leisure pool. The meet will be run with a closed deck. Only swimmers, certified coaches and meet personnel will be allowed on deck. No food will be allowed on deck. Spectator seating will be available in the natatorium bleachers area. Swimmers leaving the pool area must wear a shirt, pants and shoes. The minimum water depth, measured in accordance with Article 202.4.10C is 12’6” at the start end and 4’0” at the turn end. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with article 104.2.2C(5).


Meet Type:           Age group events, timed finals.


Rules:                     2018 USA Swimming and Arkansas Swimming, Inc. Rules and Regulations will govern the meet. ASI safety guidelines and warm-up procedures will be in effect.


Officials:             Meet Referee:                     Beverly Brister –

Meet Director:                   Monica Nelsen –

Administrative official: Dawn Beckley –


Attending            Only coaches registered with USA Swimming will be allowed to participate in any

Coaches:               coaching capacity. Under ASI rules, each team must provide a copy of each attending coach’s USA Swimming membership card. Attending coaches should be prepared to show proof of USA Swimming registration and valid certification in CPR, First Aid, and Safety Training for Swim Coaches.


Eligibility:            All swimmers must be registered as 2018 athlete members of USA Swimming. No entries will be accepted without current USA Swimming registration number. Swimmers who enter as pending or applied for must send their Athlete Registration and payment with the team entries. On deck registration will not be permitted. If you have already sent the registration and fee to ASI, please send a copy of the registration form. The age of each swimmer as of November 10, 2018 determines age group classification for the entire meet.


Seeding:                All events will be pre-seeded.


Format:               events will be swum with combined age groups and will be mixed gender but separated for awards and scoring purposes.



Entry Limits:       Swimmers may enter maximum six (6) Individual Events per day. Meet will be limited to first 300 swimmers entered. If the team’s entries exceed the 300 swimmers limit, all of the team’s entries will be accepted.


Entry Fees:          $10.00 Facility Fee per Swimmer

$3.00 ASI Surcharge per Swimmer

$2.60 per Individual Event



Make checks payable to CASC Racers.

CASC Racers

C/o Adam Nelsen

3416 Ridge Pass Court

Little Rock, AR 72227



Entry Deadline: Entries must be received by Friday, November 2, 2018. The preferred method of entry is by Hy-Tek digital files accompanied by emailed or hard copy entry summary sheet.


Deck Entries:      Deck entries will be accepted by the Clerk of Course up to 30 minutes before the published starting time. Cost is $5.00 per individual event. A swimmer who is not previously entered in the meet must also pay the $13.00 surcharge. Deck entries for each event will be placed in open lanes in existing heats in the order in which they are received by the Clerk of Course. New heats will not be created. There is no guarantee that a deck entry will get to swim the event and there will be no refund of entry fees. No event will be reseeded to accommodate a deck entry. A swimmer who scratches one event and enters another event to replace it will be charged deck entry fees.  Deck Pass May be used to verify current athlete membership.


Scratches:           No money will be refunded for scratches.


Warm-Up:           All ASI warm-up rules will be followed. Any swimmer who does not enter the pool feet first during any portion of a warm-up/warm-down period which requires feet first entry shall receive a warning for the first offense rather than a disqualification. Disqualifications are automatic for subsequent violations. In the session in which the penalty is enforced, the swimmer cannot deck enter an event to replace the event from which they were removed.


These warm-up rules also apply to the warm-up/warm-down area that will be available during each session. Swimmers may dive into the pool during a designated sprint warm-up. Swimmers without a coach at the meet must check in with the Meet Referee and will be assigned to a coach during the warm up portion of the meet.


Final Results:     Final results will be posted on the CASC Racers Website & Arkansas Swimming Website.


Awards:               In individual events, Ribbons will be awarded for 1st through 8th . ribbons will be given for boys and girls in the following age groups: 8 & U, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18.

Scoring:               Individual Events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1


Additional          Possessing a still or video camera or a cell phone with video capability is prohibited in all

Rules:                    dressing rooms, locker rooms, bathrooms or any other location where swimmers may be dressing. Any person found possessing such devices in these areas will immediately be removed from the meet with all fees forfeited, and subject to further LSC or USA Swimming sanctions and penalties.


Smoking and use of other tobacco products are prohibited on the deck, in the bleachers, locker rooms, and throughout the river center.


Swimmers must use the locker rooms to change. On deck changing is not allowed.


Every 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.


Arkansas Swimming welcomes the participation of swimmers with disabilities in all ASI sanctioned events. Swimmers and/or their coaches who may have special needs are expected to contact the Meet Referee to discuss competitive accommodations, and to contact both the Meet Referee and the Meet Director to discuss facility accommodations, prior to the entry deadline for the meet.


Operation of a drone or any other flying apparatus is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.


It is understood and agreed to that USA Swimming, Arkansas Swimming, the host club and officials shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of this event.




Order of Events



Saturday Night Sprints #1




Open 25 Fly


Open 25 Back


Open 25 Breast


Open 25 Free


10 Min Break


Open 50 Free


Open 100 Breast


Open 50 Back


Open 100 Fly


Open 100 IM