2017 PNA Championship and Northwest Zone Championship Meet
Saturday April 8th and Sunday April 9th, 2017
Hosted by Blue Wave Aquatics
Sanctioned by PNA for USMS Inc. #367-S004
LOCATION: Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, 650 SW Campus Drive, Federal Way, WA 98023 206-296-4444
FACILITY: 50-meter championship pool set up as two 25-yd courses, each with 9-ft wide lanes and a water depth range of 9’-10.5’ Continuous warm-up available in 7-lane, 25-yd dive tank. The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and Records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.
Saturday, Apr 8th: Warm-up 9:00-9:50am, meet starts 10:00 am
Sunday, Apr 9th: Warm-up 9:00-9:50am, meet starts 10:00 am
CONCESSIONS: Vendor contracted with KCAC, available in lobby.
RULES: Current USMS rules will govern the meet. Strictly forbidden: Using hand paddles, fins or kick boards in warm-up areas; Diving in warm-up areas unless in designated sprint lanes.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2017 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of 04/9/2017. Age groups based on the swimmer’s age as of 04/9/2017. If not a member of USMS or MSC, please bring a copy of your 2017 registration card.
Individual Entries: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events, 5 individual events/day max. Entries must be received by Sunday April 2nd, 2017 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).
Relay-only swimmers entry deadline same as above for individual entries.
Relay entries available Monday, April 3rd 9:00 am to Thursday, April 6th, 2017 11:59 PM (Pacific Time). Relays may also be entered at the meet.
ENTRY FEES: $35.00 (US or Canadian) includes LMSC surcharges. PLUS $3.00 per individual event (optional for seniors and needs-based swimmers). No charge for relays. Online entries are paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events".
PAPER ENTRIES: Use the PNA Generic Entry Form available on the PNA website or in the WetSet. Make checks payable to BWAQ and mail to: Blue Wave Aquatics P. O. Box 24083 Federal Way, WA 98093
NO INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES OR RELAY-ONLY ENTRIES ACCEPTED AFTER SUNDAY APRIL 2nd, 2017 11:59 PM (PACIFIC TIME)
SEEDING: Two courses will be used for the 500 Free, 1000 Free and 1650 Free, depending on entries the 400IM may be swum in two courses. A single course will be used for all other events. All events slow to fast. Pre-seeding except for asterisked events, below.
CHECK-IN: Saturday: 1000 Free – end of Event #6; Sunday: 500 Free – 9:30am, 1650 Free – end of Event #18. Swimmers missing the check-in deadline will be scratched from the event.
RELAYS: 18+, 25+ and subsequent ten-year increments as high as necessary to accommodate all swimmers. The age of the youngest member of the relay team shall determine the age group. Mixed relays require two men and two women. Relay entries due by noon each day of the meet.
AWARDS: Ribbons for individual places 1 – 6. Medals may be purchased at meet. Plaques will be awarded for PNA team awards.
SCORING: Scoring will be 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for Individual Events and 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2 for Relay Events
T-SHIRTS: Championship T-shirts are for sale during registration, we will have a limited number of t-shirts at the meet.
Guarantee you get the right size by ordering your Championship t-shirt when you register today!
$20.00 - Unisex sizing X-small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
$22.00 - Unisex sizing XXL, XXXL, XXXXL
DIRECTIONS: From North or South Bound I-5 take exit 142 B. Proceed west on South 348th St for 2 miles. South 348th changes to SW Campus Dr. at 1st Ave. The pool is on the right.