TCAY TIDALWAVES OCTOBER OPEN INVITATIONAL
OCTOBER 8th, 2017
100 MAYBECK PLACE
ELSAH, ILLINOIS 62021
USA Swimming Sanction #_______
Facility: The meet will be held at Principia College, 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois, 618-374-2131. The facility features an eight-lane, 25-yard pool with non-turbulent lane lines, Paragon starting blocks and Daktronics timing system. Warm up/Cool down will be available in two lanes in the shallow end of the pool behind the bulkhead. Note: the warm up and cool down area is NOT to be used for recreational swimming.
Spectator seating will be provided on the pool balcony. Please, no flash cameras are to be used prior to and during the start of each race. Locker rooms will be available for changing. It is requested that all spectators turn off their cell phones while on the pool deck as they can interfere with the operation of the starting system.
Each team will be given a designated area in the gym for their team area. Lawn chairs and coolers may be brought into the gym. Vendors will also be selling merchandise in the gym. No smoking is permitted inside the building. Tidalwaves parents will provide a delicious array of food and drinks for sale in the concession area.
PLEASE NOTE: There will NOT be an ATM on site for this one-day event. It is encouraged that swimmers and their families arrive to the meet with an adequate supply of cash in small denominations.
Location: Travel onto IL RT 100 “The Great River Road.” Enter Elsah via Elsah Road and continue on Elsah Road, turning right at the stop sign. This will be Beltrees Road; there will be a sign for Principia College at this intersection. Travel 1.2 miles; the college’s campus entrance will be on the right. The pool is located on the extreme left of the campus; look for the signs.
Approval: The meet will be a USA “Approved” meet. This is a closed YMCA meet.
Rules: YMCA rules and USA Technical Rules will govern the meet. Use of audio or visual recording devices, including cell phones, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms, or locker rooms.
Meet Referee: Patty Draves will serve as meet referee; firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 570-6805
Entries and Deadline: Age of swimmer as of 12/01/17 will govern and determines the age group for competition. An open girls and boys 200 free relay may be entered. Entry times must be in short-course yards only. Email entries to email@example.com by September 29th, 2017. An event file will be accessible on our website, tcaytidalwaves.com by September 10th, 2017. It is the responsibility of the teams to check their entries for error. Deck entries will be accepted in open lanes of existing heats only.
All Meet payments due from participating teams are due by the start of the meet. If payment is not received by the start of the meet, a 5% administration fee will be charged.