Surprise Storm Invite
January 30, 2021
Held under sanction of USA Swimming, Inc.
Liability: It is understood and agreed that USA Swimming, Inc., Arizona Swimming, Inc., Surprise Storm and the City of Surprise, and all meet officials shall be held harmless from any and all liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of this meet, which includes warm-up sessions.
Hosted By: Surprise Storm
Location: Surprise Aquatic Center
Meet Referee: Chad Cox
Meet Director: Tim Manley
Course: Outdoor, 25 yard, 8 lane heated pool, Colorado Starting system, electronic timing. Warm-up and warm-down will be available in the diving well. Arizona Swimming warm-up/warm down procedures will be posted and enforced.
Eligibility: Open to any Arizona Swimming registered swimmer training with or training unattached with Surprise Storm(S2), Sunwest Swimming(SWS), Vitras Swim Club(VSC), Arizona Swimming Gauchos(ASG) and Anthem Dolphins(AD), holding a current USA Swimming registration card as of the meet entry deadline.
Please explain this to your parents / athletes when you send this out! Event’s 3-12 and Event’s 27-36 will be combined. They are like one event, this allows for them to choose the 200 event they wish to swim at that time. If they enter two events I will pull the 2nd one out. Hopefully they do not.
Rules: 1. Events are pre-seeded, timed final events, heat winner
2. Swimmers are limited to 4 individual events per day.
3. To enter, individuals must submit fastest conforming (SCY) timed achieved.
4. No time trials offered other than those scheduled within the meet events.
5. Swimmers sessions may change and be notified as soon as practical after the meet entry deadline.
6. Entries will be limited to conform with local gathering limits.
Awards: Heat winner awards only.
Entry Fees: Individual Events: $3.00
LSC Surcharge $8.00
Assumption of risk disclaimer statement:
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely
contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
senior citizens and individuals with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
USA Swimming, Inc., cannot prevent you (or your child(ren)) from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-
19 while participating in USA Swimming sanctioned events. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease.
Therefore, if you choose to participate in a USA Swimming sanctioned event, you may be exposing yourself to and/or
increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
BY ATTENDING OR PARTICIPATING IN THIS COMPETITION, YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS
ASSOCIATED WITH EXPSOURE TO COVID-19 AND FOREVER RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS USA SWIMMING AND ARIZONA SWIMMING AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES FRO MANY LIABILITY OR CLAIMS INCLUDING FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DISEASE OR PROPERTY LOSS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE AND GIVE UP ANY CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE TO SEEK DAMAGES, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, RORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, IN CONNECTION WITH EXPOSURE, INFECTION, AND/OR SPREAD OF COVID-19 RELATED TO PARTICIPATION IN THIS
Guidelines: We will be following guidelines for social distancing established by the CDC, USA
Swimming, State of Arizona Executive Order, and Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS).
Ï CDC Guidelines for Pool Reopening
Ï USA Swimming Guidelines for Opening
Ï State of Arizona Executive Order:
Ï AZDHS Guidelines
Covid Protocol: Surprise Storm will be using the following rules
to allow for a safe / enjoyable environment.
Ï Athlete / Parent Entry with a mask – 1 parent may cheer on the turn end of the pool for athlete, both athlete and parent must exit through the side gate following the athletes event.
Ï Team “camp” area on the north side of the aquatics center. Please maintain social distancing protocols.
Ï Failure to comply to covid protocol may cause dismissal from the event by the meet director.
- AZ CDC Guidelines2.pdf
- USA Swimming Reopening Guidelines3.pdf
- AZ Executive Order1.pdf
- AZ21-81 S2 Storm Invite.pdf