USMS Sanction : 559-S002
|Individual Registration||Sat, Mar 9, 2019 03:00 PM||Tue, Jun 11, 2019 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Sat, Mar 9, 2019 03:00 PM||Tue, Jun 11, 2019 11:59 PM|
Location: Greenville County Aquatic Complex at Westside Park, 2700 West Blue Ridge Drive, Greenville, SC.
Host: Greenville Splash Masters and Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Sanction: Sanctioned by South Carolina LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction Number: 559-S002
Meet Director: Leslie Scott, cell: 864-283-1328, email: email@example.com
Facility: Greenville County Aquatic Complex is an indoor/outdoor climate controlled facility with an eight lane 50 meter pool and adjacent 5 lane, 25 yard warm-up/warm-down pool. Competition course has a fully automatic Colorado Timing System with backup and an 8-line scoreboard. Bleacher seating is available for up to 1,000 spectators along with ample deck space and bleacher seating for swimmers. Swimmers may bring chairs.
Rules: The meet will be conducted according to 2019 USMS rules and this meet information. 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. The pool will be measured as required by USMS.
Eligibility: This meet is open to all USMS swimmers registered for 2019. Age determined as of the last day of 2019.
Fees: Entry fee is $50.00 by June 1 and includes a t-shirt.
Entry fee is $60.00 between June 2 and June 11.
Relay only swimmers fee is $40.00.
Deck entries will be left to the discretion of the meet director; no new heats will be created.
Entry limit: Swimmers are allowed a maximum of four individual events per day.
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 11:59 pm EST.
Deadline for guaranteed t-shirt: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Psych sheet: Available by Wednesday, June 12. We will be utilizing SwimPhone & MeetMobile.
Time of the Meet:
Saturday morning session: Warm-up 8:00 am, Meet starts at 9:00 am.
Saturday afternoon session: Warm-up 11:00 am (or after conclusion of the 800 free relays) Meet starts at 12:15 pm.
Sunday session: Warm-up 8:00 am, Meet starts at 9:00 am.
Meet format: Swimmers in the 1,500 Free will need to provide their own counter if they desire one. Meet management reserves the right to adjust warm-up and meet start times. Participants will be notified of any changes in the timeline. You may enter a maximum of four individual events per day. List a long course meters seed time or N.T. for the events you plan to enter. Relays need to be submitted on deck at the beginning of warm-up or emailed prior to the meet to the meet director. The 1,500 will be limited to 24 entries.
The 800 free relays will be limited to a total of 2 heats. There will be one heat which will include Women's and Men's 800 Free Relays (Event #'s 2 and 3 will be combined into one heat). There will be one heat of Mixed 800 Free Relays. Under this format USMS has assured us the times posted will count for Top 10 & records. Entries are first come first serve for the 800 Free relays. You may send relays to the meet director prior to the meet. Since 800 Free relays are limited, they will not be scored in the team results. Pre Meet Reservations for the 800 Free Relays can be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
No time trials of any event will be allowed.
Awards: High point award for each age group (must swim a minimum of five events to qualify).
Team awards will be awarded to top 3 teams overall. Scoring to 8 places.
Seeding: Heats will be seeded from slowest to fastest using submitted long course meters times. Ages and sexes will be combined for competition but separated for awards. No time (NT) entries will be seeded in the early heats.
All events 400 meters and longer will be deck seeded fastest to slowest. Check-in for the 1500 Free will close at 8:45 am. Check-in for the 400 IM and 400 Free will close 30 minutes before the start of the event. Swimmers not checked in will be scratched
Weather: If there is inclement weather: the meet referee, facility director, and meet director will make final decisions about postponing or canceling events. We will try hard to get all the events in, but may have to cancel some events if there is a time restraint.
T-Shirts: Championship T-shirts will be given to all participants that enter by June 1. See top left corner for picture of T-Shirt.
Host Hotel: TownePlace Suites Greenville, 75 Mall Connector Rd, Greenville SC 29607,
Reservations may be made by the hotel at calling 864-675-1670 , and tell them you are attending the swim meet, Dixie Zone Championships, June 15-16. TownePlace Suites offers a studio suite at a rate of $99.99 per night before tax and a two bedroom suite with a rate of $129.99 per night before tax. Rooms come with a kitchen. All rooms include breakfast, wifi, and parking in the rate. They have 24/7 fitness center, guest laundry facility, and complimentary hot coffee and tea 24/7.
Cut off for special Dixie Zone rate is Friday, May 31, 2019. Rate is last room available, book early as the hotel fills up quickly.
Saturday Social: Enjoy meeting new swim friends from all over. Join us Saturday evening for a night full of Greenville Splash fun. Information will be available at the meet.
Hospitality: Hospitality for coaches and officials will be available.
Officials: Individuals wishing to officiate at this meet should contact: Amy Browning email: email@example.com
Officials will meet beginning one hour prior to the start of competition.
Timers: Individuals that are available to help time please contact: John Decker email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Letters of service hours can be provided for those that need verification.
Warm-up Procedures: Pull-buoys, kick boards, fins, and hand paddles are not allowed in the competition pool or warm-up pool. Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious and controlled manner.
Diving shall be permitted only in designated lanes and at designated times.
Places to stay: If the host hotel fills up, here is a link to more places to stay in Greenville:
Directions: From I-385 go north into Greenville, Go through town past the BI-LO Center and by the Library. Take SC-183 towards Pickens. At SC-253 turn Left onto Blue Ridge Dr. The Aquatic Center is in Westside Park on the right.
From I-85 take exit 44 White Horse Rd. (US-25 By-Pass). Go north on US-25 for approximately five miles. Turn right on SC-253. The Aquatic Center is in Westside Park on the left.
If coming down I-26 from the northwest, exit onto US-25 towards Greenville. After Travelers Rest, take US-25 By-Pass (to Atlanta). Pass by Furman University. Turn left on SC-253. The Aquatic Center is in Westside Park.
|2||Women||800 M||Free Relay|
|3||Men||800 M||Free Relay|
|4||Mixed||800 M||Free Relay|
|9||Mixed||200 M||Free Relay|
|10||Mixed||400 M||Free Relay|
|14||Women||200 M||Medley Relay|
|15||Men||200 M||Medley Relay|
|16||Women||400 M||Medley Relay|
|17||Men||400 M||Medley Relay|
|21||Mixed||200 M||Medley Relay|
|22||Mixed||400 M||Medley Relay|
|26||Women||200 M||Free Relay|
|27||Men||200 M||Free Relay|
|28||Women||400 M||Free Relay|
|29||Men||400 M||Free Relay|
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