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Rock Hill IMX Meet

Jan 9, 2021
December, 28 2020

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WHERE DO YOU RANK?

IMX/IMR INFORMATION

IM Xtreme is a program that allows USA Swimming members to track their times (or coaches to track their team's times) against swimmers all across the nation! Just by swimming a specific program of events, you can see where you rank against your teammates, your region and yes, even across the USA!

 

This meet is for Age Group 1, Senior 1 and 2 swimmers only.

While we have not joined USA swimming this year we are looking to add it in the future.

This is a great meet to see where you stack up against other swimmers across the country!

 

We must have a minimum of 25 swimmers going to attend this meet.

Meet Fee per swimmer is $50

 

SATURDAY
13 & Over Warm-up 8:00 am Competition 9:10 am
12 & Under Warm-up 12:00 Noon Competition 1:10 pm

 

Cost for this meet will be $50 which includes meet fee and coaches travel.

 

Please ask if you have any questions. Please read the Upper Palmetto YMCA Rays COvid-19 Meet plan below:

Upper Palmetto YMCA Rays has taken enhanced health and safety
measures for all attending this event however we cannot guarantee you
that you will not become infected with COVID-19. You must follow all
posted instructions while visiting Rock Hill Aquatics Center. 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 of Control
and Prevention, senior citizens and individuals with underlying medical
conditions are especially vulnerable.
· USA Swimming, Inc., South Carolina Swimming, Inc., and Upper Palmetto
YMCA, Rock Hill Aquatics Center and Upper Palmetto Rays cannot prevent
you (or your children) from becoming exposed to, contracting, or
spreading COVID-19 while participating in USA Swimming/South Carolina
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/South Carolina 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 EXPOSURE TO COVID-
19 AND FOREVER RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS USA SWIMMING AND
SOUTH CAROLINA SWIMMING AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,
AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY AND ALL
LIABILITY OR CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DISEASE OR
PROPERTY LOSSES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE AND GIVE UP ANY CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE TO SEEK
DAMAGES, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, FORESEEN, OR UNFORESEEN,
IN CONNECTION WITH EXPOSURE, INFECTION, AND/OR SPREAD OF COVID-
19 RELATED TO PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION.
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Upper Palmetto YMCA Rays COVID-19 Meet Plan
• All non-competing persons i.e. officials, coaches, timers and meet
administrators must wear face coverings and comply with mandated
social distancing and mass gathering rules. Athletes are strongly
encouraged to wear masks between events.
• Swimmers will enter the Rock Hill Aquatics Center thru the main entrance
to the Rock Hill Aquatics Center. Upon completion of their last event,
Rays swimmers will exit the facility thru the doors located on the parking
lot side of the bleachers.
• There will be no spectators allowed in the facility. Swimmers may contact
their parents with cell phones. Swimmers without cell phones may use
the front desk telephone to contact parents.
• Swimmers must arrive in their suits. Locker rooms will be designated
for restroom use only. No changing or showering will be allowed. Locker
room and restroom use must comply with all Safe Sport guidelines.
• Parents/Guardians will be able to observe and have access to their
children in the following manner: Live Streaming.
• Parents, maintaining social distancing protocols, will be able to sit on the
grassy area of the exterior of the Rock Hill Aquatics Center to have access
to their swimmers.
• Meet Personnel for each session are as follows: 1 Head Timer, 10 timers,
6-8 Officials, 2 Safety Marshals, 1 Meet Referee, 1 Deck Referee, 1
Administrative Official, 1-2 Computer/Console operators, 1 Starter, 1-2
Meet Directors. Coaches, not to exceed a total of 30, for each team will
be permitted on deck.
• Facility Personnel for each session are as follows: 2 Lifeguards, 1 Front
Desk Attendant, 1-2 Parents for Livestreaming, 1-2 Hospitality
Volunteers, 1 Swim Shop Operator.
• For Distance events/session, we may utilize an additional 10 counters
and/or timers.
• There will be a total of not more than 50 Meet Personnel in addition to
coaches on deck for each session. According to state and local
guidelines, the pool capacity is 1275 under normal circumstances. We
will adhere to current social distancing guidelines. If the limit is 25% of
capacity, we can hold at least 318 people on the deck at one time. This
will allow for a maximum of 200 athletes in each session. The Upper
Palmetto Rays have received an exemption on the Governor Mandated
capacity limits.
• Rays swimmers will be seated in the bleachers utilizing the elevated
bleachers. Visiting teams will be seated on the pool deck in a seating
area with bleachers and/or personal deck chairs. Social distancing
protocols are strongly encouraged for all swimmers seated in the
elevated bleachers, in deck bleachers and /or in personal deck chairs.
The use of personal chairs may be permitted in limited numbers and/or
circumstances. If personal deck chairs are permitted, they may not be
left on the pool deck between sessions or overnight. Team seating may
be assigned for visiting teams.
• Pre-meet warm ups will adhere to social distancing guidelines. Warm up
times will be posted once the entries have been received and the total
number of swimmers is known. At the end of each heat, each swimmer
will warm down an odd number of lengths and exit the competition pool
at the turn end. They will then return to their seat in the bleachers. The
warm up/warm down pool will be limited to 4 swimmers per lane.
• There will be no more than 2 heats of swimmers in the starting area: 1
heat immediately behind the blocks ready to swim and one heat behind
the timer chairs.
• There may be a traffic pattern indicated on the deck for swimmers to
follow to walk from the seating area to the blocks.
• Swimmers that miss their heat may be added in to another at the
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discretion of the Meet Referee. The swimmer should report to their coach
who will then accompany them to the Starter’s Podium until the swimmer
can be assigned a lane by the Meet Referee/Deck Referee/Starter.
• There will be a minimum of 20 minutes in between sessions to allow for
full facility evacuation and disinfection. Meet management reserves the
right to change this amount of time depending on the size of the
meet/sessions. We will adhere to facility restrictions in opening the
facility for successive sessions.
• Hospitality for coaches and officials will be prepacked snacks and drinks.
The hospitality room may be open. A table for snacks and a cooler of
drinks may be available poolside.
• Facility staff and team personnel will be on hand to ensure all safety
precautions and facility guidelines are followed.
• Coaches and Officials meetings may be held virtually, if needed, prior to
the start of the meet.
• There may be outside vendors at this meet. If there are vendors, food
trucks, etc. they will remain outside to the building.

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