on Meet Book above for complete Meet Informatoion
This meet is sanctioned by USA
Swimming and Ohio Swimming, Inc.
The current USA Swimming open
water rules will govern the Meet as outlined in Part Seven of the USA
Swimming Rules and Regulations Handbook. USA Swimming Rules 202.3.2
- At a sanctioned competitive event, USA Swimming athlete members must
be under the supervision of a USA Swimming member coach during warm-up,
competition, and warm-down. The Meet Director or Meet Referee shall
assist the athlete in making arrangements for such supervision.
Cincinnati Aquatic Club
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The competition will be
organized according to these age classifications:
Swimmers will compete in these
15 & Over
10 & Under
Swimmers will compete as
individuals. However, swimmers may also compete on relays. A relay will
consist of three (3) swimmers in the same age group/same sex from the
same club. The cumulative finishing times of the three fastest swimmers
in each age group/sex will make up the A relay. The second fastest
cumulative times will make up the B relay, etc. The fastest cumulative
time will be used to determine the winners and the place. Teams may
have an unlimited number of Relays, however only 2 Relays per Team per
Event will score points.
The Meet will be conducted at
Hueston Woods State Park, Acton Lake - College Corner, OH
This lake course is a 500 Meter
Straight Line Course. One Lap = 1 Kilometer.
Schedule page for
Swimmers must report to the
check-in table appropriate for their age and sex and report to the Meet
Volunteer that they are present and prepared to swim. At that time the
swimmers will be given a packet containing their competitor
number, along with any other information regarding
the competition deemed necessary.
There will be a mandatory
held before competition begins to discuss the course, rules and safety
procedures. The Referee will
remove any swimmer from competition who
does not attend the instruction or is found to be inattentive during
The course will be patrolled by
Athlete conduct will be governed
by Part Seven of the USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Handbook.
Intentional obstruction, interference or intentional contact with
another swimmer may be deemed "Unsporting Impedance" and lead to
disqualification. Swimmers shall maintain clearance from other swimmers
except at the start, turn, and the finish or where the course or race
conditions dictate otherwise. Parents
and swimmers should be
advised that if there are a significant number of entrants, open water
swimming may be expected to involve inadvertent contact with other
swimmers. It is important that swimmers keep a cool head while in
Swimmer(s) must be registered
with Ohio Swimming to be accepted into this meet. Age as of June 27,
2018 shall determine the swimmer's age for the Open Water
Championships. Swimmers shall have the National BB time for the
200/400/500 freestyle distance for his or her age group (see below).
This cut shall have been achieved during any USA Swimming sanctioned
event since January 1, 2017 through the Entry Deadline. Pre and or post
verification of the entry times is not required. USA Swimming
registered athletes from other LSCís may swim in this meet, but are not
eligible for awards or points.
$30.00 per individual event -
nonrefundable, plus $2.00 Ohio Swimming Surcharge.
Teams submitting entries for
three or more swimmers per event will be eligible for relay
fees are free
per each group of three
swimmers, per age group, per event, per team. There is no limit
on the number of team relays, but only the top 2 relays per team per
event will score.
Please make checks payable to
Cincinnati Aquatic Club
If any team has unpaid fees at
the start of competition, the entire team will be scratched.
Please submit all Hytek Team
Manager entries via e-mail (preferred) or via US Mail, USA Swimming
certification, and fees to: Mike Rice, 7425 Algonquin Drive,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 - MeetEntry@swimcincinnati.org The hardcopies of
entries, membership certification, and check should be sent via us mail
to the same address.
Entries and Fees must
be received on or before June 18, 2018.
We encourage HYTEK entries. The
HYTEK entries may be sent either: (a) via Email to MeetEntry@swimcincinnati.org in the same format and with a
print out to the entry chairperson at the address listed below.
Host will send an Entry Report
and Exception report (if any) back to entering club/unattached swimmer
by Tuesday, June 19 at 8:00 p.m. via e-mail.
The e-mailed Entry Report sent
to you confirming your entry, along with all subsequent Entry Reports
notifying you of changed or updated entries, shall be the official
record of your entry. No other information will be considered if there
is an entry error or discrepancy.
There will be no deck entries
allowed for this meet.
IMPORTANT REMINDER Entering
clubs/swimmers need to remember to check all data BEFORE submitting.
Entering club / unattached swimmer also needs to check all entry
reports (and any exception reports) that the host returns. It is the
responsibility of the entering club/unattached swimmer to heed
deadlines and be responsible for the accuracy of club entries.
There will be an "in-water start",
and a "beach
finish" for each event.
Timing of individual
races will be provided.
Time Limits - swimmers must finish within 60 minutes of
the first swimmer in their event to be eligible for scoring and award.
Individual events will be scored
20, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11,
9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Relay events will be scored as
40, 34, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22,
18, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 [Only 2 Relays Per Team Will Score]
Team competition will be scored
The combined points scored by
attached members of the team shall determine the team score.
The Ohio Open
Championships will be scored separately and independently from any
other OSI sponsored state championships.
1st through 16th place will
1st through 3d place will
1st through 3rd place will
Bonus Awards: - Provided by TYR & Speedo
Individual Event Winner - TYR
Jacket - embroidered
Relay Event Winner - Speedo Swim
Backpack - embroidered
The awards ceremony will be
conducted at the conclusion of each race.
There is no admission fee for
Ohio LSC Championship Meets. Free
|MEET WARM-UP PROCEDURES
The warm-up procedures for the
open water events will be described during the Clinic for Participants.
See page 1 for all times. An area adjacent to the competition will be
available for continuous warm-up and warm-down during competition.
Swimmers found in the water outside of the designated area and not
engaged in competition will be scratched from the meet regardless of
whether or not they have completed their events
Meet Program will be for posted
the open water competition, and Meet Mobile
Final results will be posted to OhioOpenWater.com
Concessions will be available
Parking is free with over 500
spaces available. Free