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Pentathlon-LAST CALL

 Dear LMT Families,

Just a reminder that the Richboro Pentathlon closes at the end of the day on July 2. Please be sure to register now if you'd like your swimmer to be able to participate. The original email is below with further information. 

Thank you. 

Beth Farrell

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LMT families, 

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE EMAIL REGARDING REGISTRATION FOR THE RICHBORO AQUA PENTATHLON.

Online registration for our second invitational meet, the Richboro Aqua Pentathlon held 7/13/19 - 7/14/19, is NOW OPEN on our team website!  

DEADLINE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION IS MIDNIGHT, TUESDAY, JULY 2ND, 2019!  NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!

We have received the following information from the hosting team about this meet: 

"All teams in LBSL are invited to submit OPEN entries this year.  The open entries will be ranked according to their times in the four strokes (excluding the IM event).  The swimmers with the fastest times qualify for the meet. If an age group becomes filled, entrants that cannot be accommodated will be notified as soon as possible and entry fees will be returned.  We will be seeding this meet on July 8th, 2019 and will notify coaches if swimmers must be cut at that time." 

For LMT swim team, swimmers MUST be willing and able to compete at a high level at this meet as this meet traditionally attracts the fastest swimmers from each team.  Swimmer MUST be able to swim ALL FOUR strokes and 100 IM legally.  Swimmers may sign up, but depending on the number of swimmers per age group, Richboro reserves the right to limit and turn away swimmers with advance notice.  In addition, final approval of swimmers attending will be approved by Coach Kathryn.  

Meet Description:

Events:

Each swimmer will swim each event:  Free, Breast, Back, Fly and IM   
8 & Unders – 25 free, 25 breast, 25 back, 25 fly and 100 IM   
10 & Unders – 50 free, 25 breast, 25 back, 25 fly and 100 IM   
12 & Unders -  50 free, 50 breast, 50 back, 50 fly, and 100 IM   
14 & Unders – 50 free, 50 breast, 50 back, 50 fly and 100 IM   
18 & Unders – 100 free, 50 breast, 50 back, 50 fly and 100 IM

Scoring:

Each event is timed individually.  All individual times are added together.  The swimmers are then ranked by the total time and awards will be given.  Any swimmer disqualified (DQ) during any of the events will not be eligible for an overall award.  Awards can still be received for individual events.  

Awards:

Individual Awards are given by age group and gender for 1st – 18th place   
Overall Awards are giving by age group and gender for 1st – 12th place

Cost is $25 per swimmer 

Pool Location:  750 Second Street Pike, Richboro, Pa 18954

We will be submitting entries based on which squad your swimmer(s) were placed.  If your swimmer is on the  BLUE SQUAD, please select "BLUE SQUAD - 2019 Richboro Aqua Pentathlon" on our home page to register your swimmer.  If your swimmers is on the  GOLD SQUAD, please select "GOLD SQUAD - 2019 Richboro Aqua Pentathlon" on our home page to register your swimmer.

It is also very important to know that you MUST have a valid credit card on file within our website to be able to register for this meet.  

PROCEDURE FOR ENTRIES AND PAYMENT FOR INVITATIONALS THIS SEASON:

You will first need to enter a credit card on file before registering for this swim meet.  Once you are logged into your account at  www.lmtswim.com, click "My Account" on the left hand side of the home page.  Click "My Account" once again from the drop down options.  You can then select "Payment Setup" from the selections and follow the instructions on how to Add New Card to your account.     If your swimmer was on the team last year, PLEASE check the credit card that you have on file to make sure it is still correct.   YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REGISTER FOR THIS MEET UNLESS YOU HAVE A CREDIT CARD ON FILE!

Once you have entered your credit card into our system, you will need to log out and log back into our website and follow the following instructions on how to register your swimmer for this meet:

1.  Sign back in to your account at  www.lmtswim.com.

2.  Scroll down on the home page to "Swim Meets".

3.  "GOLD SQUAD or BLUE SQUAD - Richboro Aqua Pentathlon" will be posted as beginning on July 13th.  Click the ATTEND/DECLINE button.

4.  You should now be able to scroll down and see your swimmer's name.  Click on your swimmer's name, click on the arrow and select "yes, sign (swimmer) up for this meet" which will then direct you onto the page where you can check off the box for the events, ALL SWIMMERS MUST SWIM ALL 5 EVENTS!

8.  Click "Save Changes" at the bottom.

9.  Your online sign up is now complete! 

Your credit card will be charged AFTER Coach Kathryn has approved each swimmer's entries.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at elizabethfarrell78@gmail.com
       

Elizabeth Farrell 

LMT Invitational Coordinator