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2019 Texas Open

Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
May, 15 2019


What : 2019 Texas Open
When: June 21-23, 2019
Where: University of Texas Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center
Who: This meet is open to all 12 and unders with BB+ times in LCM only
Session Info: This will be a 3 session meet Friday PM, Saturday AM and Sunday AM
Friday PM - 1:00pm warm-up with a 2:00pm meet start
Saturday/Sunday AM - 8:00am warm-up with a 9:00am meet start
MORE INFO:  All events will be mixed gender events and the seeding will be based solely on time and not gender. There will be no lane separation between genders. All events will be timed finals swum fastest- to- slowest. Depending upon the size of the meet, events may s tart from one end of the pool. If there are enough swimmers to run both ends of the pool, chase starts and/or flyover starts may be used. The even heats will finish at the Flag end of the pool and odd heats will finish at the Non- Flag end of the pool. All 50’s will start at the Non- Flag end of the pool. The Meet Administration reserve the right to modify the operations of the meet, depending upon the number of entries.
All 50s will be start at the non flag end of the pool.

Check- in: Positive check- in is required for all distance events. Positive check- in will be available as athletes enter the pool deck . Exact times will be posted at Clerk of Course on the day of the event. Swimmers that check- in for an event and fail to swim will be fined $50 payable to The University of Texas. These swimmers, and their team , will be barred from competition at the Swim Center until the fines are paid. Swimmers in these events will need to provide their own timer (and counter for the 800 & 1500 Freestyle distance events). Distance events will run: even heats at the flag end and odd heats at the non- flag end. The meet dire ctor and meet referee reserve the right to separate or combine entries as they see fit. Scratch Rule : We are asking swimmers to scratch events they will not swim the next day. There is not a penalty for failing to scratch an event; this is a courtesy to the other swimmers by eliminating an empty lane.

Swimmers may compete in up to three (3) individual events each day and a max of seven (7) for the meet.
Fees: $9. 75 per individual event. A $2.00 per swim mer facility surcharge will be charged. This includes the South Texas Swimming splash fee of $1.25 per splash.
DEADLINES TO COMMIT / REVIEW EVENTS:  THIS WILL BE A POSTIVE COMMIT MEET.  Swimmers will have until Wednesday, May 15th to COMMIT for this event.  At that time, entries will be built by the coaches and swimmers will have until Friday, May 31st to review events.  Please send any questions about entries or eligibility to your group coach via email. Once the review is closed, the final meet file will be generated.  All swimmers entered will be billed regardless of actual meet attendance.