Welcome to the 2016 May Maelstrom Page
Link to Psych Sheets
Link to Meet Packet
Volunteer Officials - Link to Sign Up
Diplomat Swim Club
1227 E Newport Rd
Lititz, PA 17543
This meet is open to any swimmer registered in 2016 with USA Swimming for their age group as determined by the swimmer's age on April 29, 2016.
All swimmers may compete in a maximum of ONE (1) event on Friday. All age groups may compete in a maximum of THREE (3) events per DAY on Saturday & Sunday. The Meet Director reserves the right to limit entries in any event in order to stay within a reasonable time limit. If limits become necessary, teams will be notified through their club contact. If limits are imposed, all eliminated swims will receive a full refund.
SESSION WARMUP START TIME
Friday Evening – All Ages 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
Sat. / Sun Morning – 13 & Older 6:30 AM 8:00 AM
Sat. (400 Free) / Sun ( Mile ) Distance 1:30 PM 1:45 PM
Sat / Sun Afternoon – 9-12 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
Check-In closes at FRIDAY NIGHT: Senior 400IM CLOSES at 5:00pm 9-12 400 Free & Senior 800 Free CLOSES at 5:30PM SATURDAY: Senior 400 Free(limited to 13&Older) CLOSES at 11:30AM SUNDAY: Senior 1500 Free CLOSES at 11:30AM SCRATCH POLICY…ANY SWIMMER WHO POSITIVELY CHECKED IN FOR A DECK SEEDED DISTANCE EVENT AND THEN DOES NOT SWIM THAT EVENT WILL BE BARRED FROM SWIMMING THE NEXT INDIVIDUAL EVENT IN WHICH THE SWIMMER ENTERED, WHETHER ON THE SAME DAY OR LATER IN THE MEET. THE 800 & 1500 FREE WILL BE SEEDED FASTEST TO SLOWEST AND WILL BE SWUM IN ALTERNATING HEATS OF WOMEN AND THEN MEN. THE SENIOR 400 FREE IS LIMITED TO 13&OLDER, AND WILL BE SEEDED FASTEST TO SLOWEST. SWIMMERS IN THE 9-12 400 FREE - DO NOT HAVE TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN TIMER. SWIMMERS IN THE SENIOR 400 & 800 FREE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THEIR OWN TIMER. SWIMMERS IN THE 1500 FREE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THEIR OWN LAP COUNTER & TIMER.
Meet will be swum in Long Course Meters. Entries must be submitted in the course in which they were achieved. Converted times cannot be used. All times submitted must be the swimmer's best time. PROOF OF TIME must accompany all entries into the 1500 Free or entry must be "NT". Swimmers without a valid USS time in an event must be submitted as a "NT" in that event. ENTRIES SHOULD BE MADE VIA TEAM UNIFY. All entries must be received by February 28 in order to secure our spot in the meet. Coaches will be selecting events for those swimmers registered.
Admission - $ 5.00 per Session excluding afternoon distance session. Children under 10 years of age will be admitted free.