Southern Senior Champs hosted by TWST
(this is a team hosted event)
WHAT: Southern Senior Champs Invitational hosted by TWST
WHEN: November 29th - December 2nd 2018
WHERE: CISD Natatorium, 19133 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah TX 77385
WHO: This meet is open to all swimmers who have achieved two(2) or more Southern Senior Champs time standards. Swimmers are then free to swim all events at this meet. Times must be achieved between Feb.1 2017 and entry deadline.
**Swimmers who meet the qualifying standards based on swims at the FCST Tri-Meet will be moved from the Gulf Senior Champs into this meet and coaches will notify swimmers of this change.**
MEET SCHEDULE: This is a prelims/finals. Relays, 1000 FR and 1650 Fr will be swum as timed finals events. Open warm-up format will be used for all prelim and finals sessions.
Thurs 11/29 Warm-up begins at 3:30pm and meet starts at 5pm.
Fri 11/30 Warm-up for prelims begins at 7:30am with a 9am start time. Finals warm-up begins at 4:30pm with a 5:30pm meet start time.
Sat 12/1 Warm-up for prelims begins at 7:30am with a 9am start time. Finals warm-up begins at 4:30pm with a 5:30pm meet start time.
Sun 12/2 Warm-up for prelims begins at 7:30am with a 9am start time. Finals warm-up begins at 3:30pm with a 4:30pm meet start time.
MORE INFORMATION: Meet will be deck seeded. Scratches prior to the seeding of heats shall be confirmed by properly filling out scratch cards and depositing them in the scratch box at the Clerk of Course table. After heats have been seeded, swimmers who fail to compete in an individual event heat which they have been entered and have not scratched will be barred from further individual and relay events for that day. No shows will also result in a swimmer fine of $5 per event.
Swimmers may compete in up to three (3) individual events per day. Entry fees per event are $9 and there is a $7 per swimmer surcharge at this meet which includes free electronic heat sheets.
SCRATCH DEADLINES: Thursday's events are deck seeded. Scratches are made by not circling in for the 1000 Fr or not turning in relay cards. Friday's event scratches are due :15 min after the general meeting is adjourned on Thurs 11/29. Saturday's event scratches are due by 6pm on Friday 11/30. Sunday's event scratches are due by 6pm on Saturday 12/1.
FINALS SCRATCHING: Finalists and alternates for finals shall be announced at the conclusion of the prelims event. Swimmers will have thirty (30) mintues after the announcement to scratch from finals. Please consult with your group coach before scratching an event. Any qualified swimmer who has not scratched may be moved into finals. If a swimmer will not be present at finals, they must scratch to avoid a suspension from the meet and a fine of $50 if they are announced as finalists after the close of the scratch period and do not show for the event. Finalists and two alternates will be set.
RELAYS: The fastest 16 relays that do not elect to swim in prelims will swim in finals.
1000/1650 FR EVENTS: The 1000FR and 1650FR will be swum as timed finals events. For the 1650FR, the fastest 8 women and fastest 8 men who do not elect to swim in prelims will swim during Sunday's finals. All other heats will be swum as the last events in prelims on Sunday. Entry check-in deadline for the 1000 FR is :45 minutes prior to the start of Thursday's meet session and for the 1650 FR by 6pm on Saturday 12/1.
DEADLINE TO UNCOMMIT / REVIEW EVENTS: All eligible swimmers have been committed to this meet. Swimmers will have until Wednesday 11/7 to uncommit. At that time, coaches will build entries and swimmers will have until Wednesday 11/14 to review events. Please contact your group coach via email with any questions about meet entries. At the close of the review, the database will be built and sent to the home team. All swimmers entered at that time will be billed accordingly, regardless of actual meet attendance.