Swim meets are how we guage how a swimmer is
progressing. Practice is important, however, meets are
crucial to swimmer advancement. Not only do swimmers need to
learn the strokes, turns and starts, they also need to learn to
compete. It is normal to be nervous or afraid when you first start
to compete, but, it becomes easier with every meet.
All swimmer should swim a minimum of 3 AMS meets per
season. Gold and Silver need to compete in 6 meets or
more. While it is not necessary to swim both days of a meet,
it is highly recommended so that the swimmer can become accustomed
to meet schedules and not miss out on certain events that would be
missed by only swimming one day of the meet.
Meets that are noted with NQT are No Qualifying Time
meets. Any and all swimmers should sign up for these
meets. For the 2017-18 Short Course season, there are 7 meets
that fit the NQT criteria in some way. If you are unsure
about qualifying for any meet, sign up or ask Coach Rick and he
will let you know if your swimmer is able to participate in a
Signing up your swimmer for a meet:
- Log into your swim account
- Select EVENTS from the top menu bar
- Select The Meet you are signing up for
- Select EDIT COMMITMENT
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select your
- Click on your swimmers name. A Declaration window will
- Under Declaration, select YES, PLEASE
SIGN [SWIMMER] UP FOR THIS MEET.
- If you scroll down through the page, you will see a list of
events available for this meet. The coaches will select
individual events for your swimmer to swim.
- If you are only able to make one day or need to communicate
with the coach, place it in the comments area, otherwise your
swimmer will be signed up for both days of the meet.
- At the very bottom right hand corner, select SAVE
If you have more than one swimmer, repeat the steps above, and
selecting the name of your 2nd
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