2018 PNA Championship Meet
Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, 2018
Hosted by Blue Wave Aquatics
Sanctioned by PNA for USMS Inc. #368-S006
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. TIMING SYSTEM: The primary timing system will be automatic timing (Omega). Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration. TIMES: Schedule is the same for both days: Warm-up 9:00 - 9:50 am, meet starts at 10:00 am 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 2018 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of 04/15/2018. Age groups based on the swimmer’s age as of 04/15/2018. If not a member of USMS or MSC, please bring a copy of your 2018 registration card. ENTRIES:
Individual Entries: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events, 6 individual events/day max. Entries must be received by Sunday April 8th, 2018 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).
Paper Entries: Due Monday, April 2nd, 2018.
Relay-only swimmers entry deadline same as above for individual entries.
Relay entries available Monday, April 9th 9:00 am to Thursday, April 12th, 2017 11:59 PM (Pacific Time). Relays may also be entered at the meet. ENTRY FEES: $35.00 (US) surcharge.PLUS $4.00 per individual event (optional for seniors and needs-based swimmers). No splash fee for relays. ONLINE ENTRIES: Enter online at: https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=1449&smid=9906 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 ACCEPTED AFTER
SUNDAY APRIL 8th, 2018 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 – 9:30am; 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 needed. Age of the youngest member of the relay team determines age group. Mixed relays require two men and two women. Relay entries due by noon each day of the meet. Relays entry info above. 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 ORDER OF EVENTS:
Saturday, April 14th
Sunday, April 15th
1 1000 Free*
13 500 Free *
2 100 IM
14 200 Fly
3 200 Back
15 50 Breast
4 50 Free
16 100 Free
5 100 Breast
17 200 IM
10 Minute Break
10 Minute Break
6 50 Fly
18 100 Fly
7 200 Free
19 50 Back
8 100 Back
20 200 Breast
9 Women’s 200 Medley Relay
21 Women’s 200 Free Relay
10 Men’s 200 Medley Relay
22 Men’s 200 Free Relay
11 200 Mixed Free Relay
23 Mixed 200 Medley Relay
12 400 IM
24 1650 Free *
PNA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP
MEETING, SOCIAL AND
PNA Team Awards
T-SHIRTS: Championship long sleeved technical 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!
$28.00 - Unisex sizing X-small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
$30.00 - Unisex sizing XXL, XXXL, XXXXL
PNA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, SOCIAL AND AWARD PRESENTATION
The event will take place immediately following the conclusion of Saturday's swimming events at the Aquatic Center complex banquet hall, which is adjacent to the pool.
The social will feature a variety of pizzas from Pop's Pizza and Pasta (including gluten free). Salad and dessert are also included in the $15.00/per person fee. A no-host selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available (cash only).
Tickets for the event are required; sign-up when you enter the meet. If you are not entering the swim meet, contact PNA President Sally Dillon at firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase ticket/s.
A continuous video of PNA swimmer's accomplishments over the past year will run and the Dawn Musselman and Coach of the Year Awards will be presented. PNA board members will be on hand to make a brief presentation, encourage discussion, and answer questions.