Swim Meet Information:

The best part about being on a swim team is the swim meets, they are fun, exciting and build team camaraderie.  Please read through this swim meet information to ensure your swimmer knows what to expect and shows up ready to race!

Events:

A swim meet is organized by events (i.e., Mixed Medley Relay first), then Age Group (i.e., Mixed Medley Relay – 8 & unders go 1st, 9-10s go 2nd, etc.)

 

Order of Events               Order of Age Groups Distances:
Mixed Medley Relay 8 & Under ·       8 & under swim 25 yards of stroke
Freestyle 9 & 10’s 9-14’s swim 50 yards of stroke
Backstroke 11 & 12’s 15-18’s swim 100 yards of free and 50 yards of stroke
Breaststroke 13 & 14’s  
Butterfly 15-18’s  
Individual Medley    
Free Relay    

 

Relays:

8 & Under- 100 Yard Mixed Relay (4x25 yards) 2 boys/2 girls

9 and Over- 200 Yard Mixed Relay (4x50 yards) 2 boys/2 girls

Coach Paul will assign relay teams.  If your child will not be available for a relay due to schedule constraints, please include that information in the NOTES section when declaring for a meet.

 

Heat Sheets:

Heat Sheets are the schedule/guide to who is swimming in what event, heat and lane. This will also show the swimmers name, best time in that event and who they are racing. This is a great way to keep track of what’s going on at the meet and track your child’s progress.

 

Heat Sheets are posted-

·       HEAT SHEETS TAB typically posted by 12:00 noon on Friday

·       Scott Valley Reception office wall

·       Ondeck app under the event

 

Please make sure to bring a Sharpie marker, so you can write the heats and lanes on your child’s hand. This is a great way for them to learn how the meet works and to make sure they do not miss any races. Please see the example below,