Lower Palmetto State Champs
(this is a team hosted event)
CA Swimmers - Registration deadline is February 22!
Coaches: Please direct questions to the Meet Director at CA.Meet.Dir@gmail.com.
Athlete Eligibility: Age is to be determined by the first day of the meet. All swimmers and teams must be currently registered members of South Carolina Swimming and USA Swimming, Inc. Swimmers may enter any event in which they do not have a Age Group Sectional or Senior Sectional (Spring) qualification cut.
Officials: Visiting officials are welcome. Individuals wishing to officiate or apprentice should contact the Meet Referee as soon as possible.
- The dress will be a collared, white, sleeved shirt over navy for all officials, inclusive of Administrative Officials. All white shoes should be worn at all sessions; no open-toed shoes of any kind (sandals, flip flops, feet shoes, etc.). At Finals, each official should dress in the following uniform: collared, white sleeved shirt, with men wearing navy long trousers, and women choosing between navy slacks or skirts/skorts (no shorts at finals, please).
Deck & Pool Access: Everyone will enter the building on the east side of the building adjacent to the parking lot (look for the glass doors under the Gamecock awning). From this entrance, one flight of stairs leads to the 2nd floor concourse level and spectator seating. There will be bleachers on deck for swimmers.
Parking: USC is in session so there is NO PARKING in the lot adjacent to the pool until after 4 PM on Friday evening. Parking for all meet participants (including coaches and officials) is available for FREE at Bates House Dormitory, located on Whaley Street just south of the pool, a short walk over the skywalk to the Blatt Center. Meter parking also is available. All vehicles must be parked in a legal parking space. Any vehicle parked outside a legal parking space (e.g., on the grass) or in a space marked “reserved” will be towed. Do not under any circumstances park at the Child Care Center at any time on Friday. Parking is FREE on Saturday and Sunday at the Horizon Garage located at the corner of Assembly at Wheat.
ADA Accessibility: Blatt is ADA accessible through the front entrance off Wheat Street. Just let the USC staff at the front desk know your needs.