Long Course 12 & Under Championship
New England Swimming, Inc NE-05- 49,
Meet Director: Dan
Entry Chairperson: Dan Warner (firstname.lastname@example.org) 978-852-3985
All events are timed finals.
No one will be allowed in the building until 15 minutes before the start of warm ups, except officials and those affiliated with North Shore Swim Club.
Please check the meet website (northshoreswimclub.com) on a daily basis for possible changes to morning warm up times etc.
Facility: The MIT Competition Pool at
Eligibility: All swimmers must be 2005
Entry Fees: $3.50 electronic entry/ $4.00
hand entry for all
Entry Procedure: Entry via e-mail to: email@example.com by on
Mail checks and hard copies
to: North Shore Swim Club,
One check for entries and
travel fund surcharge should be made payable to
All forms must be legible
and must include all swimmers
Ø Please ensure that the team contact information is filled out correctly in your computer entry file as this is the information that will be used to send results and other information to your team. An active e-mail address for your coach or contact person is required.
Direct all entry questions
to Dan Warner at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Entry Times: Times must date from
meet will be seeded in the following order, LCM,
Format: The meet will be conducted in a timed final format.
Number of Events: A swimmer may swim in a
maximum of 9 events with no more than 5 individual events per day, including
time trials. A swimmer may enter as many events as he/she has qualified in,
then scratch down to the allowed maximum 9
Relays: Relay names must be turned in prior to the completion of the last individual event to the clerk of course each day of the event . Relay name or order changes may be done at the clerk of course table until the event is called.
A team may enter relays
according to the number of swimmers per sex and age group entered in individual
events. All swimmers on these relays must be qualified swimmers who are entered
in the meet in one or more individual events. A team that has only 1, 2, or 3
qualified swimmers per sex entered in individual events may add enough non-qualified
swimmers to enter 1 relay per event. If a qualified swimmer is unable to swim
and there is no other qualified swimmer available, the relay must be scratched.
All relay swimmers must be officially entered in the meet. Only 2 relays per
team, per event.
to check-in will result in a swimmer being eliminated from the event. Any
swimmer or relay team that does affirm his/her/their intent to swim and does
not compete, unless excused by the referee, will be barred from
Time Trials: Will be offered at the discretion of the meet referee if time allows. Time trials are $5.00 per
Individual events and $10.00 per relay. All time trial swimmers must provide at least 2 timers for their swims. Rules for time trials will be strictly enforced.
Distance Events: (800 Free, 1500 Free)Are timed finals, both events will be swum fastest to slowest alternating female and male heats. All distance swimmers must provide at least 2 timers with watches and 1 counter for their swims.
Any questions or concerns about the meet format or event order should be
Ø Team Awards Top 8 teams (combined male & female)
Ø Relays – Medals 1st – through 3rd places, Ribbons 4th-8th places
Scoring: 1-8 9-16
Individual 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Relays : 40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22 18-14-12-10-8 -6-4-2
Awards Ceremonies: These awards will be presented throughout the meet as time allows. The 10 & under and 11-12
Results: Event results will be posted on the pool deck and in the spectator area immediately after each event. Event results will be available online on a daily basis after each session.
Admission: $1.00 per session. No one
will be permitted on the pool deck except swimmers, registered coaches and
officials. All coaches and officials must display their current
Programs: $2.00 for session heat sheets.
Vendor: Metro Swim Shop will be available during the entire meet.
Scratches: A scratch box will be
located at the clerk of course table on deck. Scratch deadlines for Friday,
Saturday and Sunday are due by the night before the next days events.
Scratches for Thursday events only need to be e-mailed to Dan Warner (email@example.com) or made by phone to
Special Scratch Notes:
1. Any swimmer who fails to compete in an individual event heat in which he/she is entered and has not been scratched will be barred from further competition for that day, including relays and time trials. The swimmer will be also automatically scratched from the following day’s events unless the clerk of course has been notified of the swimmers intention to compete by completion of that days session.
are expected to understand the scratch, verification and relay rules before the
Timers and Other Workers: According to
swimmers in the 800 and 1500 free are reminded that they must provide at least
2 timers and 1 counter for the distance events. Officials who would like to
officiate at the New England Open meet should fill out the application form to
Verification: All Entries must include verification codes. There will be a verification table at the 12 & Under Championship on deck. At this meet teams must submit to the verification table a copy of their meet entry with verification of all times indicated. Teams must also include a copy of any non-New
Disabled Swimmers: Disabled swimmer forms are
available from the
Other Meet Notes/ Safety: All coaches should check-in with the control table upon arrival at the pool. Coaches packets will be available at the beginning of each warm up session. These will include the heat sheets for that session and any notes that may be needed. There will be a coaches meeting on Thursday at with the location to be announced at the meet.
Coaches are responsible for the behavior of their swimmers at all times. Any damage to the premises or equipment is the responsibility of those doing the damage. Swimmers, parents, coaches, and spectators are restricted to the pool, spectator stands and concession area. No glass bottles are allowed in the pool areas or locker rooms. No smoking is permitted inside the building. MIT, the North Shore Swim Club, and New England Swimming will not assume responsibility for lost or stolen articles. Parents are in charge of supervising younger children in attendance at the meet. Officials will be patrolling the facility and locker rooms and will have the authority to dismiss swimmers and spectators immediately from the facility. There will be no exceptions. Coaches are responsible for communicating this to both swimmers and parents.
Please do not ask to change entry times or events after the entry deadline. No deck entries will be accepted.
The meet will be run according to the 2005 USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, except where this meet information provides a different procedure. The decision of the Meet Referee as to procedures and conduct will be final.
There will be no shaving allowed anywhere in the swimming venue, including the locker room, bathrooms, and shower area.
No camera cell phones are allowed in the locker rooms.
Meet Website: northshoreswimclub.com we will post all team entry sheets, warm-up assignments, work assignments, results and any other necessary communications will be posted on this web site.
If you are heading south on I-93, follow I-93 into Boston then follow the I-93 instructions below. If you are heading south on I-95, take the I-93 South exit then follow the instructions from I-93. Alternatively, take the I-90 East exit from I-95 then follow the instructions from I-90.
If you are heading north on I-93, follow I-93 (the Southeast Expressway) into Boston then follow the I-93 instructions below. If you are heading north on I-95, take the I-93 North exit then follow the instructions from I-93. Alternatively, take the I-90 East exit from I-95 then follow the instructions from I-90.
Follow I-90 east to the Cambridge/Brighton
exit (exit 18). Following the signs to
From I-93, take exit 26, and follow the signs
There is metered parking on Massachusetts Avenue. There are a number of lots at which you may park for a fee. These include a lot at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Vassar Street, “Park and Lock” on Third Street, “Kinney Systems” at 4 Cambridge Center (entrances on Ames Street and Broadway), and “Kinney Systems” at Ten Cambridge Center (entrances from Broadway and Binney Street).
Hotels: Meet Host Hotel: Hyatt Regency Cambridge (walking distance from pool)
617-492-1234 (identify for NSSC Meet)