10 and Under Championships at Sunn
(this is a team hosted event)
PLEASE NOTE: LAMVAC TIMERS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS EVENT. IF YOU CAN HELP OUT, EMAIL FATIMA UNG, LAMVAC VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT email@example.com.
PACIFIC SWIMMING 10 & UNDER SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIP
HOSTED BY SUNNYVALE SWIM CLUB
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2018
Enter Online: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/sunn20180203
This meet is open to all 10 & under athletes from Pacific Swimming that meet the qualifying standards (see Eligibility section below). Athletes must be 2018 members of USA Swimming. See the 10 & Under Championships web page on www.SUNN.org for details on parking and meet information.
imming Sanction No.
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.
entering this meet, the athlete or his/her guardian consents to the
publication, via electronic, print or other media, information
and/or imagery related to their participation at this meet. Such
information and imagery may include, but is not limited to,
photographs, video, web casting, television, psych sheets and live
Results of this meet may be posted in real-time on the Meet Mobile App and www.FastLaneTek.com
USE OF AUDIO AND VISUAL: Photography and video recording from behind the blocks or starting areas is prohibited unless prior permission is granted by the Meet Referee. Use of any audio or visual recording devices, including but not limited to film and digital cameras, cell phones and tablets, and Google Glass is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms. Violation of this recording prohibition may result in ejection from the swimming pool facility by the Meet Referee or his/her designee.
MEET PERSONNEL: Meet Referee : Meet Marshal: Meet Director:
Nan McKenna Head Starter: Mike Piccardo Sachin Kajarekar Admin Official: Curtiss Kikuta Doug Farnham ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale Swim Complex @ Fremont High School, 1279 Sunnyvale Saratoga Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
DIRECTIONS: From Highway 280, exit N. De Anza Blvd. (Sunnyvale-Saratoga Ave.), travel north on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Ave until it reaches Fremont Ave. The pool is between the school’s main entrance and the football field. There are two parking lots. Parking lot in the front of Fremont High School will be held for meet officials and swim coaches. A second larger parking lot (with solar panels) for participants is available on the west side of the school campus off Fremont Ave.
COURSE: Outdoor 50 meter by 25 yard heated pool with up to ten 25-yard lanes available for competition. An additional 15 lanes will be available for warm-up/cool down throughout the competition. The minimum water depth for the shallow end course, measured in accordance with Article 103.2.3, is 7’0” at the start end and 7’0” at the turn end. Colorado Time System will be used.
TIME: Warm-ups 7:00-8:15 AM. Meet begins at 8:30 AM
Ï Current USA and Pacific Swimming rules and warm-up procedures will govern the meet. A copy of these procedures will be posted at the Clerk-of-Course.
Ï Athletes may register for as many individual events for which they qualify, but will be required to scratch down to FOUR (4) events the day of the meet.
Ï Athletes may compete in a maximum of FOUR (4) individual events, plus up to TWO (2) relays. An athlete may ONLY compete in one (1) Free and one (1) Medley relay.
Ï All events are timed finals.
Ï All events will swim fast to slow.
Ï If local conditions warrant it, the Meet Referee, with the concurrence of the Meet Director , may require a mandatory
scratch down . Immediate cash refunds will be made for any mandatory scratches .
Ï A ll coaches and deck officials must wear their USA Swimming membership cards in a visible manner.
Ï All athletes entered in the 500 Free will need to provide their own lap counters.
UNACCOMPANIED ATHLETES: Any USA-S athlete competing at the meet must be accompanied by a USA-S member-coach for the purposes of athlete supervision during warm-up, competition and warm-down. If a coach-member of the athlete’s USA-S Club does not attend the meet to serve in said supervisory capacity, it is the responsibility of the athlete or the athlete’s legal guardian to arrange for supervision by a USA-S member-coach. The Meet Director or Meet Referee may assist the athlete in making
arrangements for such supervision; however, it is recommended that such arrangements be made in advance of the meet by the athlete’s USA-S Club Member-Coach.
RACING STARTS: Athletes must be certified by a USA-S member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start, or must start the race in the water. It is the responsibility of the athlete or the athlete’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.
Ï Smoking and the use of other tobacco products is prohibited on the pool deck, in the locker rooms, in spectator seating, on standing areas and in all areas used by athletes, during the meet and during warm-up period.
Ï Sale and use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all areas of the meet venue.
Ï No glass containers are allowed in the meet venue.
Ï No propane heater is permitted except for snack bar/meet operations.
Ï All shelters must be properly secured.
Ï Swim meet patrons should observe all posted signs and comply with facility staff requests.
Ï Changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited.
Ï Destructive devices, to include but not limited to, explosive devices and equipment, firearms (open or concealed), blades,
knives, mace, stun guns and blunt objects are strictly prohibited in the swimming facility and its surrounding areas. If observed, the Meet Referee or his/her designee may ask that these devices be stored safely away from the public or removed from the facility. Noncompliance may result in the reporting to law enforcement authorities and ejection from the facility. Law enforcement officers (LEO) are exempt per applicable laws.
Ï 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.
Ï No personal tents/shelters will be allowed on the pool deck.
Ï Athletes must be current members of USA Swimming and enter their name and registration number on the meet entry card as they are shown on their Registration Card. If this is not done, it may be difficult to match the athlete with the registration and times database. The meet host will check all athlete registrations against the SWIMS database and if not found to be registered, the Meet Director shall accept the registration at the meet (a $10 surcharge will be added to the regular registration fee). Duplicate registrations will be refunded by mail.
Ï Athletes shall meet the minimum time standard for each entered event as indicated herein:
- 6&Unders must have achieved a Pacific Swimming 8-UN “B” Time
- 7-8 must have achieved a Pacific Swimming 8-UN “A” Time
- 9-10 must have achieved the “BB” time in the event per the 2017-2020 USA Swimming Motivational Time Standards
Ï Entries with "NO TIME" will NOT be accepted.
Ï Entry times submitted for this meet will be checked against a computer database and may be changed in accordance with
Pacific Swimming Entry Time Verification Procedures.
Ï Disabled athletes are welcome to attend this meet and should contact the Meet Director or Meet Referee regarding any
special accommodations on entry times and seeding per Pacific Swimming policy.
Ï This meet is open ONLY to current Pacific Swimming registered athletes that are age 10 and under the day of the meet.
ENTRY FEES: Individual: $4.00 per event plus an $8.00 participation fee per athlete. Entries will be rejected if payment is not sent at time of request. No refunds will be made, except mandatory scratch downs. Relays: $9.00 per relay team.
ONLINE ENTRIES: To enter online go to http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/sunn20180203 to receive an immediate entry confi r mation. This method requires payment by credit car d . SwimConnection, LLC charges a processing fee for this service , equal to $1 per athlete plus 5% of the total Entry Fees. Please note that the processing fee is a separate fee from the Entry Fees. If you do not wish to pay the processing fee , enter the meet using a mail entry . Entering online is a convenience, is completely voluntary, and is in no way required or expected of an athlete by Pacific Swimming. Online entries will be accepted through Wednesday, January 24 at 11:59 PM.
RELAY ENTRIES: Relays shall be entered online through SwimConnection at http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/sunn20180203 or via the RELAY-ONLY ATHLETE’s Pre-Entry Form (at the end of this document). Entry deadline is Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Each
Club may enter as many relays as possible but only the two fastest relays in each age/gender group swum from each Club will be scored/awarded.
MAILED OR HAND DELIVERED ENTRIES
: Entries must be on the attached consolidated entry form. Forms
must be filled out completely
and printed clearly with athlete’s best time
Entries must be postmarked by midnight
, January 22,
hand delivered by 6:30 PM
, January 24,
No late entries will be accepted. Requests for confirmation of
entries should include a self-addressed envelope.
Make check payable to: Sunnyvale Swim Club
Mail/Hand Delivered entries to: 10&Under Champs c/o Doug Farnham
779 Mahogany Ln Sunnyvale, CA 94086-8638
CHECK-IN: The meet will be deck seeded. Athletes must check-in at the Clerk-of-Course. The first event shall be closed 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the meet. Close of check-in for all individual events shall be no more than 60 minutes before the estimated time of the start of the first heat of the event. Athletes who do not check-in will not be seeded and will not be allowed to compete in that event.
SCRATCHES: Athletes entered in a timed final individual event (NOTE: all events are timed finals) that is Deck Seeded who have checked in for that event, shall compete in the event unless they notify the clerk of the course before seeding for that event has begun that they wish to scratch. Failure to compete in an event shall result in being barred from their next individual event.
INDIVIDUAL – awards will be given by age separately to 10, 9, 8, 7 year olds and to 6 & Unders. Swimmers earning 1 st, 2 nd and 3 rd place will receive a medal. Distinctive ribbons will be awarded for 4 th through 8 th places. High-point and High-point Runner-up trophies will be awarded to the girls and boys with the most points scored in each age (10, 9, 8, 7 year olds, and 6 & under). Individual event scoring for high-point awards will be as follows: 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 point(s) for 1 st through 8 th place, respectively by age. Events are designated as 9-10 and 8/Under, except relays, but will be scored separately by age (9-10 events will be scored separately for 9 and 10 year olds; 8/un events will be scored separately for 6 & under, 7, and 8 year olds).
RELAYS – awards will be given to the top 3 teams per event.
**Awards must be picked up on the day of the meet by the athlete or club representative. Awards will not be mailed unless a pre-paid envelope is provided.
PROGRAM: PDF of the program will be made available on the 10 & Under Championships web page on www.SUNN.org.
SNACK BAR & HOSPITALITY: A snack bar will be available throughout the competition. Coaches and working deck officials will be provided lunch. Hospitality will serve refreshments to timers and volunteers.
MISCELLANEOUS: No overnight parking is allowed. Facilities will not be provided after meet hours.