Float Hope Invite To Take Place This Friday

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September 24th, 2017 Club, News

Press Release courtesy of Float Hope Of Indian River County Inc.

Sanction By: Florida Swimming of USA Swimming # 4143

“In granting this approval it is understood and agreed that USA-S and FL shall be free and held harmless from any liabilities or claims from damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.”

Condition of Sanction:

1. Any swimmer entered in the meet, unaccompanied by a USA Swimming member coach, must certified by a USA Swimming member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or start each race from within the water. It is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

2. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming OR the competition course has not been certified in accordance with 104.2.2(C).

3. Except where venue facilities require otherwise, changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or other designated areas is prohibited.

4. 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. Exceptions may be granted with prior written approval by the USA-S Vice President of Program Operations.

Hosted By: Treasure Coast Swimming

Type of Meet: 25 yard short course/ timed finals

Dates & Times: Session 1 Friday , September 29th (13 & over)
Warm up 5:30 p.m. Meet Start 6:00 p.m.
Location: North County Aquatic Center
9450 Fellsmere Rd (County Rd.#512)
Sebastian, FL 32958-6402

Pool Specifications: Water depth at the starting end is a minimum of 5 feet 8 inches at both ends. Outdoor 8 Lane 25 yard pool. Non turbulent lane lines 25 yd. Warm up/warm down available

Timing Equipment: Colorado Timing System and display scoreboard

Warm Up: Session 1, Friday September 29th 5:30 p.m.

Eligibility: Closed for current TCSC USA swimming registered swimmers

Entry limit: Swimmers are limited to 4 events per day.

Seeding: Use 25 yard short course times. Conversions using the formula in the 2015 Florida swimming handbook may be used for entry and seeding purposes.

Scratches: No penalty for scratching on the block

Entries: Entries must be in USA swimming SDIF or Hy-tek CL2 format submitted on a Hy=tek disk, or sent by email using Hy-tek team manager. Corrupted, unreadable, or incorrectly formatted files must be corrected within 24 hours. Errors in entries submitted electronically are the responsibility of the applicant. Please list all attending coaches and contact phone numbers in the body of the email.

Confirmation will be sent via email upon receipt. Entries will be accepted via electronic mail attachment to [email protected] or via mail on a CD. Free text email will not be accepted.

A signed hard copy printout also serves as proof of entry. The legal name and current USA swimming registration number for each swimmer must be listed on the entry file, including relay only swimmers.

Deck entries: Deck entries are to be submitted to meet management no later Than 30 minutes prior to the start of each session. A $10.00 fee per deck entry is required at the time of submitting the entry. Swimmers will only be allowed to deck enter an event if the event has an open lane, no new heats will be established. Swimmers must meet all other standard requirements of the meet and they may not go over the maximum limit of 5 individual events per session. Swimmers cannot scratch an event to deck enter another event. Swimmers must have proof of USA swimming membership.

Entry Fees:

$10.00 per swimmer facility surcharge
$4.00 per individual event
Checks payable to TCSC

Entry Deadline:

Entries must be received by: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
No phone or faxed entries accepted.
Email entries to: [email protected] Sheets: Heat sheets will be provided at meet

Heat Sheets: Heat sheets will be provided at meet

Officials: Meet Referee: Karen Davidson
Starter: Chris Hatton
Head stroke & turn: Joe Twomey
Admin Official: Patrick Ledford
Marshal: Lori McCloud
Meet Manager: Scott Barlow

Warm Up: General Warm up Lanes 1-8 for 30 minutes
Events
1-2 8 & under 25 Freestyle
3-4 9-10 50 Free
5-6 11& over 50 Free
7-8 8 & under 25 Breast
9-10 9-10 50 Breast
11-12 11 & over 50 Breast
13-14 8 & under 25 Back
15-16 9-10 50 Back
17-18 11 & over 50 Back
19-20 8 & under 25 Butterfly
21-22 9-10 50 Butterfly
23-24 11 & over 50 Butterfly

Awards: All swimmers will receive a medal

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