Sun 20 Nov 2011
Location: Challenge Stadium
Entries Close: 08/11/2011 12:30
Telephone: 08 9328 4599
Live Results here.
Spectator and Swimmer Entry: 7:00am
Start of Event: 9:00am
There will be a short break between Event 80 and the commencement of the finals to allow for the printing and distribution of programs. A volunteer roster for the finals session will also be made available during this time, based on the number of athletes from each club who are competing in the finals.
ACCESS TO POOL DECK
The coaches’ area is for use by coaches for pre and post racing briefings with their athletes. Swimmers are not permitted to remain in this area for any other purpose.
Parents and spectators are not permitted on pool deck, unless they are required to do so as part of their volunteer duties as listed on the volunteer’s roster.
WARM UP PROCEDURES
The main competition pool will be available for warm-ups from 8:00am, please observe the general pool procedures for warm-ups as listed in the program.
Additional lanes in the dive pool will be available from 3:00pm to 4:00pm for those swimmers competing in a final.
MARSHALLING AND WITHDRAWING FROM EVENTS
The marshalling area for this event will be located at the start end of the competition pool. All swimmers must pay attention to the marshalling board and report to the marshalling area promptly to have their names marked off. Failure to marshal within the timeframe as listed in the program will result in swimmers being withdrawn from events.
It is imperative that swimmers who do not intend to compete in an event in which they have been entered withdraw from the event. Swimmers or a representative on their behalf, must complete the withdrawal slip at the marshalling table once the meet has commenced. Withdrawals can be completed prior to the meet by contacting the Swimming WA office before 12:00noon Friday 18th November.
Any swimmer who, during the heat session, swam a time placing them up to and including top 10 (8 and 2 reserves in their respective age group) must withdraw if they do not intend to swim in that final. Withdrawals are to be made at the marshalling table by completing a withdrawal slip. Withdrawals from a final must be completed within thirty (30) minutes of the posting of the results of the individual event. Penalties in accordance with Swimming WA Policies will be enforced for swimmers who fail to comply with this rule.
MEDAL AND AWARD PROCEDURE
Medals will be awarded to the fastest 3 swimmers in each event. Swimmers must attain the qualifying time to be awarded a medal.
Medals for this meet will be available for collection from the medal table on the bridge, there will be no official presentation of medals at this meet due to time restrictions.
Medal winners will be announced once results for each race are available, after which swimmers may collect their medal from the medal table.
The dais will be available near the medal collection point for swimmers who wish to be photographed with their medal once they have collected it.
A perpetual trophy will be awarded to the highest point scoring Club at the conclusion of the last event. A cheque for $1000 will be sent to the winning club in the week following the event.
As per Swimming WA’s policies, based on entry numbers, clubs are allocated volunteer duties. It is the responsibility of each club to ensure they have people available to fill these duties to allow the meet to run smoothly.
All volunteers (including time keepers) who require pool deck access are to enter the area over the bridge and down the northern grandstand or via the swim school office. All other access points are not to be used for the duration of the competition.
A volunteer roster for the finals session will be made available following the conclusion of event 80, based on the number of athletes from each club competing in the finals.