2019 Midwest All Stars

Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 20, 2019
December, 17 2018

Description

 

All Star Meet 2019

  • Purpose is for Missouri Valley to field the best team possible to represent our LSC in a competition with other LSCs’ All Star squads.  The selection process is competitive, and selection is an honor. 
  • Dates of competition – January 19-20, 2019 (a timed finals meet.)
  • Meet is hosted by Midwestern Swimming and Aquatic Club of Elkhorn.
  • Location of meet:  Elkhorn Common Ground, 1707 Veterans Drive, Elkhorn, NE 68022.
  • Invited LSCs include Colorado, Iowa, Midwestern, Missouri Valley, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
  • Each LSC team is limited to 60 athletes.  Swimmers are allowed to compete in 2 events per session plus relays.  Each LSC may enter up to 4 athletes per event.
  • Application requirements and process
    • Swimmer must be 14 years or younger on January 12, 2019.
    • Applications open on Missouri Valley website on November 15, 2018.
    • Application deadline is December 17, 2018.
    • Once all applications are received, swimmers’ times will be ranked from fastest to slowest in each event.  Swimmers must have an “A” time to be considered for selection in an event.  Available events include the following:
      • 50 free                                  10 & U, 11-12, 13-14
      • 100 free                               10 & U, 11-12, 13-14      
      • 200 free                               10 & U, 11-12, 13-14
      • 500 free                            11-12, 13-14
      • 50 back                                10 & U, 11-12
      • 100 back                              10 & U, 11-12, 13-14
      • 200 back                              13-14
      • 50 breast                             10 & U, 11-12
      • 100 breast                           10 & U, 11-12, 13-14
      • 200 breast                           13-14
      • 50 fly                                     10 & U, 11-12
      • 100 fly                                  10 & U, 11-12, 13-14                                      
      • 200 fly                                  13-14
      • 100 IM                                  10 & U, 11-12
      • 200 IM                                  10 & U, 11-12, 13-14
      • 400 IM                                  13-14
      • 200 medley relay              10 & U, 11-12
      • 400 medley relay             13-14
      • 200 free relay                    10 & U, 11-12
      • 400 free relay                    13-14
    • Top 4 swimmers will be selected in each event.  Relay line ups will be announced at the meet.
    • Swimmers and their families will be notified of selection to the team by Monday, December 24 at 10:00 am.  Once selected, swimmers are expected to compete in the meet.
    • Swimmers will be given 2 latex swim caps and a team shirt.  Additional gear may be ordered, including additional latex caps to trade with other swimmers and silicone caps. 
  • Travel, accommodations, meals, coaches, chaperones, team gear, and approximate costs
    • On Friday, January 11, a chartered motor coach will transport swimmers ages 11-14 to the meet site.  (Swimmers aged 10 & under must travel with their parents.)  The bus will pick swimmers up in Wichita, KS, then in Lawrence, KS, and then in Lee’s Summit, MO before continuing to Elkhorn, NE.  
    • Meals will be pre-ordered.
    • Swimmers will be assigned rooms at a hotel, and chaperones will be responsible for supervising swimmers during the trip.  Parents are welcome to stay at the same hotel while allowing chaperones to guide the swimmers. 
    • Team gear (2 team shirts and 2 latex caps) will be issued to each swimmer.  Additional gear (backpacks, sweatshirts, and silicone caps, and latex caps for trading) can be ordered in advance.
    • Missouri Valley will pay for meet entry fees and contribute a portion of the travel and accommodations costs.   
    • Athletes will pay fees within 24 hours of notification of selection to the team.  Once paid, fees are nonrefundable. 
    • Swimmers will abide by a Code of Conduct.
    • Missouri Valley coaches (selected by an application process) will supervise swimmers on deck at the meet, make all decisions regarding event selection and relay line ups, and provide support and instruction to swimmers during the competition.
    • 11-Over Team Travel- $250

      11-Over Non Team Travel -$175

      10 &Under Fee (no travel offered)- $100

  • All questions should be directed to Katie Price Norman, Age Group Chair for Missouri Valley.

The Fairfield Inn and Suites - West Omaha is providing a block of rooms for parents at a rate of $104/night. The block will be held until December 28. Click here for reservations.

Officials traveling to the meet are encouraged to officiate. Please submit this application.

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