2018 Summer Solstice Swim Meet

Inland NW Meets

Friday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24, 2018

USMS Sanction : 358-S006

Inland Northwest LMSC Meets

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Thu, Mar 1, 2018
12:00 AM
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
11:59 PM

Host: Spokane Area Swimming (SAS)
Location: Witter Pool, Mission Park, 1400 East Mission, Spokane, WA.

Facilities: Witter Pool is an aquatic center opened to the public May 17, 2010. The aquatic center has a competition pool (50 meters x 25 yards-8 lanes). The adjacent warm-up pool (20 yards – 3 lanes), will be available during the duration of the competition. Water depth and starting block height meet the 2014 USA Swimming regulations. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with USA Swimming article 104.2.2C (4).  The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with USMS articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1. The competitive pool water depth varies from 12 feet at the start end to 3.6 feet at the turn end. The 200 meter relays will have the 50m and the 150m exchanges from within the water starts. The aquatic center is wheelchair accessible.

Parking: Parking is available in the Witter Pool lot, Mission Park lot (adjacent to pool); please no parking on the Centennial Trail. Parking is also available in the Stevens Elementary parking lot (two blocks east over the bridge, on the right). Street parking is available along the area residential streets. The Avista parking lot is available after 5pm on Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday.  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO PARK IN THE GRAVEL LOT BEFORE 5PM. AVISTA UTILITIES HAVE STRICT SECURITY; CARS MAY BE TOWED WITHOUT NOTICE. No overnight camping (tent or R.V.) is allowed in any lots or City parks. All portable shade and tents must be taken down each evening.

Meet Schedule:                                                                                 Official             Coaches
Day          Session    Age                  Warm-up               Start             Meeting           Meeting
Friday           1         13 & over         8:00 - 8:45 am        9:00 am         8:15 am            7:45 am
Friday           2         All                    1:00 - 1:45 pm        2:00 pm         1:15 pm            12:45 pm
(Sat/Sun:       3/5        12 & under      7:00 -7:45 am         8:00 am         7:15 am            6:45 am)
Sat/Sun:       4/6        13 & over         12:00 -12:45 pm     1:00 pm         12:15 pm          11:45 am

Eligibility: Open to all swimmers who are registered with USA Swimming at the time of meet entry or with U.S. Masters Swimming. If registered with both organizations, you must declare which you are swimming with at this meet.

Entries: All swimmers may enter maximum of (3) events on Friday and a maximum of five (5) events on Saturday and Sunday and may enter one relay per day. Entries will be limited to the team that has the 450th swimmer entered. Date of receiving entries determines the order of entry. Submit long course meter times.  No-time entries are allowed. Deck registration and time trials will be allowed at the discretion of the meet referee.

Positive check-in will be required for the 1500 free, 800 free, 400 free and 400 IM. If the projected timeline exceeds USA Swimming or the Inland Empire recommended timeline, entries may be limited in the relays, 1500 Free, 800 Free or the 12 & under 200 events; no-times and slower entries will be deleted first.  Entry fees will be refunded for any deleted entries.  All teams will be notified by June 15th of any pre-meet scratches.

Positive check-in for 1500 closes at 8:30am & for the 800 closes at 2:30 pm
Positive check-in for 400 IM closes at 1:30 pm
Positive Check-in for 400 Free closes at 1:30 pm

The 1500 free, 800 free, 400 free and 400 IM will be swum fastest to slowest alternating women and men. Some heats of the 1500 free, 800 free, 400 free and 400 IM may be swum mixed gender.  Swimmers must provide their own timers for these events. 1500 and 800 swimmers must provide their own volunteer counters.

Entry fees: 
            $3.00    Individual entry fee per event
            $12.00 Relay entry fee per relay
            $14.00 Surcharge per swimmer
Entry Deadline:  June 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM PDT.

Rules: Current United States Swimming rules will govern the dual-sanctioned meet as a Combined Meet.  The rules and procedures of Inland Empire Swimming will also apply.  Masters athletes must be currently registered with USMS.  The meet referee shall be the final authority for the conduct of the competition. Any protests or questions concerning the outcome of an event shall be directed to the Meet Referee and shall come from a coach. USA swimmers participating in the meet without a coach must report to the meet referee prior to the warm-ups for instructions. Coaches must be current USA Swimming certified.  Proof of coach’s certification must be produced at any time upon request by the meet referee. Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. When unaccompanied by a member coach then it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

Deck Area: The Deck area is considered to be a three foot area from the edge of the pool and all of the area behind the starting blocks. Only swimmers, coaches, officials and meet personnel are permitted in the Deck area. Spectators will not be allowed in the Deck area.

Drones: Unless approved in writing in advance of the competition by the Vice President of Program Operations, operation of a drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms (any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present. 

Awards:  USA Swimmers placing 1st through 8th in individual events will receive ribbons. USMS swimmers will be scored as a separate division and ribbons for 1st through 3rd place will be available upon request from the Office.

Meet Director:            Darren Hein
Meet Referee:            Teri Madill
Starter:                       Cindy Ellis
Stroke & Turn:            Darcy Hein, Trisha Siebert, Laurie Moyer, Laura Prigan
Office:                          Jennifer Hochwalt
Visiting Officials are welcome and encouraged to help. Please bring current certifications and USA Swimming registration cards; these will be verified by the meet referee before deck assignments are made. Please be sure to have the appropriate uniform of white polo shirt, blue shorts, skirt or pants, and white shoes. 

Warm-up procedures: Meet marshals will be on deck as safety observers during the warm-up period. Deck marshals have the authority to remove, with concurrence of the meet referee, any swimmer, coach, or club from the warm-up or the meet who do not follow safety rules.  Certified coaches must be on the deck during warm-ups.

Timing: Colorado Timing System with touch pads at both ends will be used. The head timer will assign two timers to each lane. Any assistance with timing assignments is appreciated.

Miscellaneous: Concessions will be available during the duration of the meet.  Hospitality will be provided for coaches and officials.  No smoking, glass containers, or alcoholic beverages are allowed within the Aquatic Center facility property or adjacent Mission Park.  Barbeque cooking is not allowed within the Witter Aquatic Center property. It is allowed in Mission Park.

Swimwear vendor: Swim2000
T-shirt vendor: Fine Designs, Jason Kostroub

Directions: From I-90 take the Hamilton street exit-travel north on Hamilton to Mission Street, turn right. Travel east on Mission Street approximately ½ miles, Witter Aquatic Center will be on the right side just past the railroad track crossing.

Hotel: Please consider the Hotel RL (formerly the Red Lion Inn at the Park) in downtown Spokane for your 2018 Summer Solstice lodging. SAS and Hotel RL are offering this excellent property within walking distance to downtown attractions for $125 per night. This outstanding rate includes a 2 queen bed room, wi-fi, parking and breakfast. Please visit the link for booking information.
https://www.redlion.com/park-spokane. The deadline for this offer is May 22nd.

Friday, June 22, 2018 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 8:15 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Women 1500 M Free
2 Men 1500 M Free
3 Women 800 M Free
4 Men 800 M Free
Friday, June 22, 2018 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 1:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 2:00 PM
# Sex Event
7 Women 200 M IM
8 Men 200 M IM
11 Women 200 M Free
12 Men 200 M Free
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Session 4
Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
37 Women 200 M Back
38 Men 200 M Back
39 Women 50 M Breast
40 Men 50 M Breast
41 Women 100 M Fly
42 Men 100 M Fly
45 Women 400 M Medley Relay
46 Men 400 M Medley Relay
47 Women 50 M Fly
48 Men 50 M Fly
49 Women 200 M Breast
50 Men 200 M Breast
51 Women 100 M Free
52 Men 100 M Free
53 Women 400 M IM
54 Men 400 M IM
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - Session 6
Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
75 Women 200 M Fly
76 Men 200 M Fly
77 Women 50 M Free
78 Men 50 M Free
79 Women 100 M Back
80 Men 100 M Back
83 Women 400 M Free Relay
84 Men 400 M Free Relay
85 Women 50 M Back
86 Men 50 M Back
87 Women 100 M Breast
88 Men 100 M Breast
89 Women 400 M Free
90 Men 400 M Free

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Online Registration closed on 6/13/2018.

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