TAC Blizzard Blitz Meet
(this is a team hosted event)
Eligibility: 13 & over swimmers with BB times or better. For ALL EVENTS equal to or greater than 400 yards; an ‘A’ or faster qualifying time is required. For ALL Events less than 400 yards, a BB time is required.
Location: Triangle Aquatic Center, Cary, NC
Entry Limit: 13 & Over may swim a maximum of 3 individual events plus 1 relay per day; 9 total individual events for the meet.
AGE GROUP/SENIOR SHORT-COURSE YARDS MEET (11 & Over ONLY) FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY PRELIMS/FINALS:
· 13-14 – B & A Finals (top 16 swimmers)
· 15 & OVER – D, C, B & A Finals (top 32 swimmers)
*The 13 & OVER 400 IM and 500 FREE will be swum as PRELIMS/FINALS. The TOP 16 QUALIFIERS of each gender (A & B Final Only) will return to swim in the evening FINALS.
*The 13 & OVER 1650 FREE will be swum as a TIMED FINAL. One heat of each gender will swim in Sunday evening FINALS; all other heats will swim during Sunday morning PRELIMS. There will be an AM/PM option.
*11-12 RELAYS will be swum as TIMED FINALS during the morning PRELIMS only.
*13 & OVER RELAYS will be swum as TIMED FINALS during the evening FINALS only. There will be no AM/PM option.
*ALL EVENTS ≥ 400 yards will swim ALTERNATING one heat of Girls, then one heat of Boys. FAST to SLOW.
*The number of heats for ALL EVENTS ≥ 400 yards may be limited to stay within the 4-hour session timeline limit.
*The morning PRELIMS SESSIONS will be split by age group into two separate pools (13 & Over and 11-12). SWIMMERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A PERSON TO COUNT LAPS FOR THE 500 FREE AND 1650 FREE.