USMS Sanction : 358-S004
|Swimmer Registration||Thu, Mar 1, 2018 12:00 AM||Wed, Jun 13, 2018 11:59 PM|
Host: Walla Walla Swim Club, PO Box 351, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Location: Memorial Pool, 505 East Rees Avenue, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Meet Format: Timed Finals, 2 day split meet format
Sat & Sun Morning (Sessions 1 & 4): 12 & Under Warm-ups 7:30 – 8:15 Events start at 8:30
Sat & Sun Afternoon (Sessions 2, 3, & 5): 13 & Over - There will be a 45 minute warm-up beginning at the conclusion of the preceding session with events beginning 1 hour after the conclusion of the preceding session.
*Note - due to a scheduling conflict with the City of Walla Walla, we must complete the meet by 5:30 pm on Sunday and be out of the facility by 6:00. This is a conflict for 2018 only. Depending on the number of swimmers, this could mean canceling the final heats of the 400 IM. Should this be the case, fees will be refunded for only those races cancelled due to scheduling constraints.
Rules: Current USA Swimming Rules will govern the dual-sanctioned meet as a Combined Meet. Inland Empire Swimming rules shall also apply. USA Swimming safety guidelines and warm-up procedures will be in effect for the entire meet. “No-Recall” starts will be in effect. The referee of the meet shall be the final authority for the conduct of the competition. IES scratch rules will be in effect. USA Swimming swimmers 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, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.
Drones are prohibited over venues any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.
Deck Area: Only swimmers, coaches, officials and meet workers are permitted in the deck area. Spectators will not be allowed in the deck area without proof of current USA Swimming membership. The deck area is considered to be a 3 foot area from the edge of the pool and the area behind the start platforms up to the timer chairs.
Pool Course: Outdoor 8 lane, 50 meter pool. The pool is equipped with the Colorado Timing System with touch pads at both ends. Starting blocks meet USA Swimming height and water depth requirements at the start end. The competition course has not been certified in accordance with USA Swimming article 104.2.2C(4). The length of the competition course has been measured and (with touchpads) is NOT in compliance with USMS articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1: Times achieved in the meet will NOT be eligible for USMS Top 10 and records. The start end of the pool depth is 13 feet. The turn in of the pool deck is 4 feet. Swimmers will use in water starts at the turn end for 200 meter relays. The warm-up pool is attached to the main pool and is available during the meet.
Timing: Colorado Timing System with touch pads at both ends of the pool will be used. WWSC will make every effort to provide timers. However, assistance from other teams will no doubt be needed and greatly appreciated.
Eligibility: All participants must be currently registered with USA Swimming, or with US Masters Swimming at the time of meet entry. USA-S numbers must be included with the entries. Age on the first day of the meet shall determine the age group for the swimmer. On-deck registrations are not permitted. Swimmers not represented by a coach must check in with the meet referee before warm-ups. Athletes with a disability are welcome and are asked to provide advance notice of necessary accommodations.
Swims: The USA Swimming SWIMS database requires that ALL swimmer data be correct before any meet data (swimmer times) will be loaded into the USA Swimming database. If you know of any swimmer data that is NOT correct in the meet database please notify the meet referee as soon as possible. The appropriate changes will be made. The data will be sent to USA Swimming within 3 days of the meet.
Coaches: All coaches must be currently USA Swimming certified or USMS certified Masters Coach. All USMS coaches must complete and submit the USA Swimming liability form prior to the start of warm-ups. Proof of current certification must be supplied to the meet referee or administrative office upon request. Valid Coach Membership cards must be visible at all times at the meet.
Awards & Scoring: USMS swimmers will be scored as a separate division and ribbons for 1 st through 3 rd place will be available upon request from the office.
Individual Entries: Swimmers may enter a maximum of five (5) individual events on Saturday and on Sunday. Enter swimmers best meter times or converted yard times. The 1500 Free will be limited to 4 heats. Both the 1500 Free and the 400 Free will be swum fastest to slowest in mixed gender heats.
We reserve the right to change the warm up and start times and meet format after the entries are received. Coaches (and Masters Athletes) will be emailed regarding any changes as soon as possible should there be a change. The meet director reserves the right to limit entries to ensure that sessions fall within USA Swimming’s recommended guidelines for age group competitions.
Relay Entries: Swimmers may enter a maximum of one (1) relay per day. All coaches must give the relay names and order to the computer staff before each relay swims.
Positive Check In Events: Positive check-in will be conducted for the 400 Free, the 400 IM, and the 1500 free. Positive check in ends 1 hour prior to the scheduled start time of the respective event.
Results: Final meet results will be posted on the Inland Empire Swimming webpage at www.ieswim.org and on the Inland NW LMSC webpage (www.inlandnwmasters.org).
Events: All events are timed finals. There will be no bull pen.
Final entry Deadline is Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:59pm PDT
$3.00 per individual event
$12.00 per relay
$14.00 Base Fee + $5.00 Facility Surcharge
Meet Director: Quentin Byma & Karen Watson
Meet Referee: Holly Howard Holly.Howard@wwswim.org
Administrative Official: Shawn Reser email@example.com
Starter: Jeff Markillie
Stroke & Turn: Angela Bona, Brad Daly, Karen Watson, Charity Yaw
Officials Contact: Karen Watson firstname.lastname@example.org
All USA certified officials are invited to work at this meet and should email Holly Howard at Holly.Howard@wwswim.org for scheduling purposes. USA credentials must be displayed at all times.
Best Western 509-525- 4700 7 E. Oak Street
America’s Best Value Inn 509-529- 4161 305 N. 2nd Ave.
Comfort Inn & Suites 509-522- 3500 1419 W. Pine Street
Hampton Inn 509-525- 1398 1531 Kelly Place
Holiday Inn Express 509-525- 6200 1433 W. Pine Street
La Quinta Inn 509-525- 2522 520 N. 2nd Ave.
Marcus Whitman Hotel 509-525- 2200 6 W. Rose Street
Super 8 Motel 509-525- 8800 Hwy 12 & Wilbur Ave.
Travel Lodge 509-529- 4940 421 E. Main Street
Red Lion Inn & Suites 509-529- 4360 325 E. Main Street
Courtyard 509-876- 8100 550 West Rose
DeSales Catholic High School Parking Lot 919 E Sumach St, Walla Walla (adjacent to the pool) RV & Trailer Dry Camping only – no tents, no electricity, no water
Blue Valley RV Park 509-525- 8282 50 George Street (near the pool)
RV Resort Four Seasons 509-529- 6072 1440 Dalles Military Rd (in town)
Harris Park (541) 938-5330 78689 S Fork Walla Walla River Rd Milton-Freewater, OR (21 miles, 45 minutes from the pool)
Parking: Parking is available in the lot next to the pool.
Leisure Pool: We anticipate that the leisure pool will be open during its normal hours. Swimmers who want to use the leisure pool must purchase a wrist band. Cost is $3.50 for ages 3 – 18, ages 60 and up and for Veterans. Adult admission is $5.00. An adult must be with kids who are under the age of 7.
Concessions: Concessions will be available at the meet. See the final page of the meet information for available items and cost. The concessions chart is based on the 2017 season so some items and prices may change.
Hospitality: WWSC will be providing hospitality for all coaches and officials.
Vendor: Swim 2000 will be available onsite.
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