March Mania: URGENT MUST READ INFORMATION & NO PRACTICE FRIDAY/SATURDAY

Brent Graham

READ ALL INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL AND GO OVER IT WITH THE SWIMMERS IN YOUR FAMILY ATTENDING THE MEET THIS WEEKEND.

 

NO PRACTICE THIS WEEKEND:

  • With numbers at the meet this weekend we will not be holding practice on Friday or Saturday. Practice will resume Monday as usual.

 

COVID PROCEEDURES:

  • If feeling ill in any way or showing signs of COVID 19 or other communicable illnesses, PLEASE STAY HOME for your safety and others’ safety. 
  • Upon entry to the facility, temperatures will be taken by a volunteer.  
  • Everyone must wear masks at all times unless in the pool.  Social distancing is also required at all times.  Bleachers are marked to indicate 6-foot distances. 
    • Swimmers will keep masks on until stepping up to the blocks.  A plastic sandwich bag will be provided to each swimmer to store masks safely when not in use.  
    • We will use fly-over starts.  
    • Swimmers may not to congregate in the water or at the side of the pool without masks on while waiting to enter the warm up/warm down pool.
  • Traffic patterns in the pool area may be marked to guide swimmers.
  • Teams will be assigned areas in the bleachers to sit together.
  • We will have a full meet, so swimmers are asked to bring minimal “stuff” to the meet.

 

IMPORTANT MEET INFO:

  • No Volunteers from other teams except officials will be needed.
  • Spectators are not allowed during prelims. Depending on numbers, one spectator PER FAMILY may be allowed at finals.  Do not contact the BWST coaches to check on this. If this is allowed, you will be informed via email, text and push notification as soon as we are notified.
  • Families must then subscribe to the CSP Tiderider channel by clicking on the “subscribe” button in the top right corner.
  • Swim Quik will be at the meet with equipment for purchase.  
  • While we will not keep team scores, we will have prizes for high point winners in each age group.  We will also have “hot heats” during prelims with prizes. 
  • Because we want the best opportunities for the swimmers, please pay close attention to the scratch deadlines.  Penalties apply for missing races.  
    • Scratch deadline for Friday’s events is 11:00a on Friday.
    • Scratch deadline for Saturday’s prelim events is 6:00p Friday night
    • Scratch deadline for Sunday’s prelim events is 6:00p Saturday night
    • If a swimmer fails to scratch out of an event, they will be barred for competing in their next scheduled event.
    • Missing an event is considered not scratching and will result in missing your next swim.
    • Missing a Swim in Finals could result in your removal from the remainder of the meet.
    • ALL SCRATCHES MUST COME THROUGH COACH BRENT IN PERSON OR THROUGH A PHONE CALL BETWEEN 11AM AND THE SCRATCH DEADLINE 260.413.0358
      • Scratches for finals will not be allowed. If you qualify you will attend. This includes Alternates.

 

ARRIVAL & MEET TIMES:

Friday Timed Finals

  • Arrive by 4:30p
  • WU @ 5:00p
  • Meet Starts @ 6:00p
  • Session end approximately 9:30p

Saturday AM Prelims (13&O)

  • Arrive by 6:30a
  • WU @ 7:00a
  • Meet Starts @ 8:00a
  • Session end approximately 11:00a

Saturday Midday Prelims (12&U)

  • Arrive by 10:45a
  • WU @ 11:15a
  • Meet Starts @ 12:45p
  • Session end approximately 3:15p

Saturday Finals (Qualified Swimmers Only)

  • Arrive by 4:30p
  • WU @ 5:00p
  • Meet Starts @ 6:00p
  • Session end approximately 8:15p

Sunday AM Prelims (13&O)

  • Arrive by 6:45a
  • WU @ 7:15a
  • Meet Starts @ 8:00a
  • Session end approximately 10:50a

Sunday Midday Prelims (12&U)

  • Arrive by 11:15a
  • WU @ 11:45a
  • Meet Starts @ 12:45p
  • Session end approximately 3:45p

Sunday Finals (Qualified Swimmers Only)

  • Arrive by 4:00p
  • WU @ 4:30p
  • Meet Starts @ 5:30p
  • Session end approximately 7:30p

 

COACHING COVERAGE:

In order to maximize the number of swimmers at the meet, teams have been limited to only 1-2 coaches on deck to the AM prelims sessions and finals sessions, and 2-3 coaches on deck at the Midday prelims session. Additional coaches may be allowed at finals. Please do not contact the Coaches on deck while the session is occurring unless it is an emergency so we can focus on your swimmers.

Friday Distance

       

Brent

       

Claire

       

Tammy

       
           

Satruday AM

Saturday Mid

Saturday Finals

Brent

Tammy

Claire

Claire

David

David

   

Hope

Hope

       

Brent

           

Sunday AM

Sunday Mid

Sunday Finals

Brent

Tammy

Claire

Claire

David

David

   

Alex

Alex

       

Brent