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Finals Information

FINALS 101

 

NATIONAL DIVISION RSL FINALS

August 5, 2017  - Jeff Rouse Swim & Sport Center (25 yards, 9 lanes)

1600 Mine Road, Stafford, VA 

Directions - Take I-95 North to exit 140. Turn left at the light. Travel under I-95 and through 2 lights. After the bend in the road get into the right hand turning lane. Turn right, then take the first left to the Jeff Rouse Center. There is plenty of parking. If the lot in front of the center fills up, please use the lot down by the fields.

Each team will have a designated area in the bleachers to gather. This is stadium style seating. No one will be permitted to camp on deck so no additional chairs are needed. Please leave them at home! Swimmers enter the pool area through the locker rooms and spectators through the corridor by the gym and basketball courts (follow the signs). 

No coolers are allowed in the facility. There will be concessions available for purchase in the Jeff Rouse Cafe that can be eaten in the cafe or the team areas. No food is allowed on the deck. Shirts and shoes are required in all public areas of the Jeff Rouse Swim & Sport Center.

There will be a designated spectator section for those who cannot see the swimmers from their team area seats. This is to be used only for watching your swimmer during their event. Please use this area only if you cannot see from your regular seat and for only the amount of time needed to watch your swimmer. There is limited seating. Please be respectful of other's needs to sit this area.

Morning session starts promptly at 8:00 am and afternoon sessions at approximately 11:20 am.

Workers and Officials meetings are at 7:30 am (first half) and 10:50 am (second half). Timers will meet in the Clerk of the Course area (on the pool deck - back left hand corner), data will meet in the hospitality room, and officials will meet on deck by the bulkhead.  

OVERVIEW

The meet is broken into two halves (with 3 worker’s sessions).  First half will start at promptly 8:00 a.m. and includes all events for swimmers 10 and under (events 1-24).  The second half will begin at approximately 11:20 am and will include the graduated relays, 12 & under IM, 12 & under Medley Relay, and 12 & under 100 Free (events 25-36).  After that all the 11-12 and older events will take place (events 37-68).  The complete event list is at the bottom of the page and will be in the heat sheet books available at the meet.

There are two halves to the meet, but three worker's sessions. The first session includes all events in the first half (events 1-24). The second session is events 25-44 and the third session is events 45-68. 

SPECIFIC TO OUR TEAM ONLY

VOLUNTEERS

Please check the meet workers schedule tab under Parents and Guardians tab to see if you are scheduled to work.  Volunteers, please check in at the volunteer station located at the spectator entrance. First session workers, check in by 7:10 am. Second and third session workers by 10:30 am.

SWIMMERS

10 & under swimmers please be at the pool no later than 6:30 a.m.

11 & older swimmers please be at the pool no later than 10:00 a.m.

 

FINALS SCORING

The event entries shall be divided into 3 groups designated A, B, and C.

 In scored individual events, points will be given to the 6 competitors who achieve the fastest times in each of the A, B, and C groupings.

 Points awarded for 1st through 6th places will be: 7, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1, respectively.  Awards will be given to the 6 competitors who achieve the fastest times in each of the A, B, and C groupings.

 In scored relay events, points will be given to the 6 teams who achieve the fastest times.

 Points awarded for 1st through 6th place will be: 14, 10, 8, 6, 4, and 2, respectively.  Awards will be given to the 6 teams who achieve the fastest times.

 

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