TCAY TIDALWAVES ALL AROUND INVITATIONAL
NOVEMBER 12, 2017
100 MAYBECK PLACE
ELSAH, ILLINOIS 62021
USA Swimming Sanction TBA
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.
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.
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. Swimmers may compete in 4 individual events and if so, are eligible for the pentathlon scoring. An open girls and boys 200 free relay may also be entered. Entry times must be in short-course yards only. Email entries to email@example.com by November 3rd, 2017. An event file will be accessible on our website, tcaytidalwaves.com by October 10, 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.
Note: The email information entry must include a team roster with each swimmer’s birth date provided.
Team warm-up assignments and worker schedule will be posted on our website by Thursday, November 9th, 2017. Each team may enter an unlimited number of entries in each event.
This will be a USA Swimming approved meet (held under the sanction of the USA Swimming, Ozark Swimming sanction number TBA). Those teams that want their swimmers swims observed and times recorded in the USA Swimming data base (SWIMS) must provide the name (First, middle, last) date of birth, and USA Swimming athlete registration number with their invitational entries on sheet provided. Please do not build an ID in Team Manager if the swimmers are not registered with USA Swimming as this will delay the process of getting times submitted into SWIMS. Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a YMCA Swimming Member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. When unaccompanied by a coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure the compliance with this request.
Fees: Individual events are $7.00 per event. Relays are $28.00 per team. There will be an $10.00 per swimmer surcharge to defray pool rental fees. Deck entries will be $5.00 per event and payment must be submitted as entry is made. Mail summary form and check to made payable to “Tidalwaves Swim Team” to TCAY Tidalwaves, c/o Clare Clancy 1202 Seasons Drive Godfrey, Il 62035 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.