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2014 Aquatic Sports Convention

09/16/2014 - 09/20/2014

Location: Jacksonville, FL

 

IMPORTANT:  there will only be one meeting of the CZ this year.  no Friday meeting!  (lack of time / space on Friday)  this means the Technical meeting on Wed will take on greater import and then the regular meeting on Thurs PM will be divided into two Parts: 1 & 2

 

link to convention section of USA Swimming site

 

link to Convention Schedule

 

link to a guide for internet, copying services, etc

 

Link to USA Swimming Calendar of Events (as of 1/14)

 

Link to Central Zone Meetings Agenda

 

Tuesday, September 16



 

Wednesday, September 17

7:00 - 9:00 PM     Central Zone Technical Meeting

 

  1. Open Water

    1. Preferred date range for hosts

 

  1. Recommendations for Future Zone Diversity Camps - Angela Monty

 

  1. 14 & Zone meet weekends/school start/ LSC champ conflicts - (recommend August 1st weekend but second weekend may work also for some LSCs)

    1. Proposed LSC assignments for 2015 Zone Meets

    2. future Zone dates

      1. 2015

        1. Jul 31 - 8/2, 8/7 - 9

      2. 2016

        1. Aug 5 -7, Aug 12 - 14

          1. (US Open 8/2-6, USA Jr 8/8-12)

      3. 2017

        1. Aug 4 - 6, Aug 11 - 13

 

  1. Central Zone performance

    1. 3 groups formed

    2. summary

 

  1. Central States Senior Zone meet

    1. reintroduce Sr into Zone meets or do Legends/ Futures take care of this?

 

  1. Zone Board of Review & Zone Sanction Appeal Board

    1. Fri 10 AM workshop Z BoR

 

  1. legislation from Senior Steering Com. for discussion

 

  1. Inclusion with athletes with a disability in Diversity Meets and Camps

 

  1. Information for LSC Athlete Reps to USAS - Limit 2 votes

 

  1. Discussion / clarification of term limits for Athlete Reps in Zone Manual

 

  1. Elections procedures  athlete 5.3, director 6.6



 

Thursday, September 18

10:00 AM - 12 PM     Section 1 Championships

room tbd

 

2014 Spring Meet Info / Meet Site

 

2014 Summer Meet info / Meet Site

 

 

  • update to time standards after 2014 Summer

    • Proposed 2015 Standards

 

  • review of meets

    • 2014 SCY

 

 

  • future locations / dates

    • 2015 SCY - U of Iowa - 3/12-15

    • 2015 LCM - MN 7/15-18

    • 2016 SCY

    • 2016 LCM

 

















 

7:00 - 8:30 PM     Central Zone Meeting - Part 1

 

Reports From Meets / Committees

 

  1. Secretary        Betty Kooy

 

  1. Minutes from 2013 Convention

  2. Financials as of 9/13

  3. Secretary/ Treasurer/ Records/ Website Report

  4. All CZ Meets Attendance

  5. CZ Attendance 2003 - 2014

 

  1. Diversity Select Camp      Pam Lowenthal

 

  1. Open Water        Rick Walker

 

  1. Meet Coordinator Report

 

  1. Senior Zone Meet    Paul Thompson

 

  1. 14 & Zone meets

  1. Oklahoma     Paul Thompson

  2. Geneva     Tina McCauley

 

  1. Disability         Kyle Smith

 

  1. Athletes        Amy Schulz

    1. Information for LSC Athlete Reps to USAS - Limit 2 votes

 

  1. Officials         Jeff Wilkins

 

  1. LEAP             Jane Grosser

 

  1. Central Zone Performance and Recognition

    1. Summary of Work done as of 9/1/14

    2. Report from Big Thinkers Group

    3. Report from Recognition Group

    4. Work of the Number Crunchers group

      1. Comments

      2. Improvement Trajectory

      3. Tools coming from USA Swim Club Division

    5. 2014 Zone Champions comparison


 

Elections

 

  1. Nominations

    1. Secretary  

      1. Betty Kooy

    2. Zone Director (non coach)

      1. Amy Hoppenrath

      2. Pam Lowenthal

      3. John Reynolds

    3. Athlete Rep

      1. Amy Schulz

 

Central Zone Board of Review

  • Discussion from technical meeting summary

  • Policies to adopt / to be voted on

  • Roster of Representatives for each LSC

  • Determination of Chair

 

Central Zone Sanction Appeals Board


 

2014 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - Reports

  1. June 12 -15, 2014 Multicultural Camp - WI @ Rec Plex

  2. 14 & U Meet 1 @   Spire - Geneva, OH

  3. 14 & U Meet 2 @ Extreme Aquatic Team - OKC, OK

  4. Central States Sr Meet @ U of MN

  5. Open Water @ Pleasant Prairie, WI

 

2015 Champ Meet / Dates / Bids

  1. Multicultural Meet meet bid packet

    1. from Brownsburg Swim Club, IN .pdf flyer

    2. Inclusion of athletes with a disability?

  2. 14 & U Meet 1    

    1. Topeka, KS  July 31 - Aug 2, 2015

  3. 14 & U Meet 2       

    1. Minneapolis, August 7 - 9, 2015 - (bid from Minnesota)

      1. Resolution from MSI - Bob Crunstedt

      2. Letter from U of MN - Linda McKee

      3. Bid - Team Foxjet - Lloyd Larsen

  4. Open Water ?

    1. Pleasant Prairie, WI - Kevin Milak - (bid from WI)

  5. Central States Sr Meet?

 

2016 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates / Bids / notes

  1. Multicultural Camp

    1. Midwestern - Omaha

  2. 14 & U Meet 1     Mega Zone - IN Swimming, Inc

  3. 14 & U Meet 2?

  4. Open Water

    1. Pleasant Prairie, WI - Kevin Milak - (bid from WI)

  5. Central States Sr Meet?

 

2017 Champ Meet / Dates / Bids / notes

  1. Multicultural Meet

  2. 14 & U Meet 1    

  3. 14 & U Meet 2

  4. Central States Sr Meet

  5. Open Water

 

Proposed LSC assignments for 2015 Zone Meets


 

Thursday, September 18 Part 2    

    Central Zone Meeting


 

Report of the Site Selection Committee and Bid Awards - (Damon Robertson to lead)

 

Old Business

 

2014 Central Zone Championship Meets:

  • Central States Senior Championship Meet (U of MN, MPLS, MN)

  • 14 & Under Age Group Zone Championship Meet - Geneva, OH

  • 14 & Under Age Group Zone Championship Meet - Oklahoma City, OK

  • CZ Diversity Camp – Pleasant Prairie, WI

  • CZ Open Water Championship - Pleasant Prairie, WI

 

2015 Central Zone Championship Meets

  • Central States Senior Championship Meet –TBD in 2014

  • 14- Under Age Group Championship Meet – Topeka, KS

  • 14- Under Age Group Championship Meet – TBD in 2014

  • CZ Open Water Championship – TBD in 2014

  • CZ Multi Cultural Championship meet –  Brownsburg Swim Club, IN

 

2016 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - notes

  • Multicultural Camp?

  • 14 & U Meet 1     Mega Zone - IN Swimming, Inc

  • 14 & U Meet 2?

  • Central States Sr Meet?

  • Open Water?

 

  • Appointments

  • Other Unfinished Business




 

New Business

 

Resolutions and Orders

 

Legislation:  

 

Other

Many thanks to the representatives of the Central Zone who hosted outstanding Championship events this year:

 

  • Pleasant Prairie, WI Central Zone Diversity Camp, June 2014

  • Pleasant Prairie, WI Central Zone Open Water Championship, June 2014

  • Indianapolis, IN IMX Extreme Games Nov. 2013?

  • Geneva, OH Central Zone 14-Under Age Group Championship Meet Aug. 2014

  • OKC Central Zone 14-Under Age Group Championship Meet Aug. 2014.

  • U of Minnesota - Central Zone Central States Senior Championship Meet Aug. 2014.

  • Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis Nov., 2013

  • L.C. CSRVIII Sectional (Spring) Jenks, OK. March, 2014.

  • L.C. CSRVIII Sectional (Summer) Columbia, MO. July, 2014.

  • Section 3 Sectional Meet (Spring) Indianapolis, IN March, 2014.  

  • Section 3 Sectional Meet (Summer) Oxford, OH July, 2014.

  • Section 1 Sectional Meet (Spring) Pleasant Prairie, WI March, 2014.

  • Section 1 Sectional Meet (Summer) Iowa City, IA. July, 2014.

         

Upcoming National / Zone Level Competitions in the Central Zone 2014-2015

  • Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis Nov. 20 - 22, 2014

  • IM Xtreme Games - Pleasant Prairie, WI. November 8-9, 2014

  • CS Reg. VIII Meet assignments:

    • Spring: 2015 March 5 - 8 Jenks OK SCY (Closed) ?

    • Summer: 2015 July 15 - 18 Columbia MO LCM (Closed) ?   

  • Section 1 Meet assignments:

    • Spring: 2015 March 12 - 15 Iowa City, IA SCY

    • Summer: 2015 July 15 - 18 Minneapolis, MN LCM       

  • Section 3 Meet assignments:

    • Spring: 2015 March 26 - 29 IUPUI LCM

    • Summer: 2015 July x - x Miami OH LCM ?

 

Adjournment