2016 Thanksgiving Classic

Hosted by Peddie Aquatic Association
at the Peddie School

Held under the sanction of USA Swimming

Meet Sanction #

NJ Swimming Sanction-NJS111816SC

Any changes of the meet information without the approval of the administrative chairman, age group chairman or senior chairman are a violation of the sanction.

It is understood and agreed that USA Swimming shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.

Date of Meet:

Friday November 18th to Sunday November 20th, 2016

Location:

Peddie School, 155 E Etra Road, Hightstown NJ 08520

Facility Info:

The Peddie Aquatic Facility pool is a 25-yard, 8-lane pool with anti-turbulent lane-dividers and a Colorado timing system. The depth at the starting end is 7’ and the depth at the turn end is 6.5’.

  • No portable chairs are allowed in the balcony seating area.

  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Peddie campus.

Pool Certification Statement:

The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming.

Host Team Contact:

Greg Wriede

609-944-7547

paaswimteam@peddie.org

Meet Director:

Greg Wriede

609-944-7547

paaswimteam@peddie.org

Meet Referee:

Paul Welsh

Paul_Welsh@gbtpa.com

Admin Officials:

Ellen Mace and Jason Mace

besmarttinc@gmail.com

Safety Marshall:

Cathy Signorin

cathysignorin@peddie.org

Entry Coordinator:

Be Smartt Inc

609-558-0988

besmarttinc@gmail.com

Entries Open:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Entry Deadline:

Friday November 4th, at 6 pm

Swimmer Age

Swimmer ages for this meet are as of: Friday November 18th, 2016

Entry Fees:

Individual Entry : Timed Final Events: $4.00, Prelim/Final Events: $5.00

Meet Course:

Short Course Yards (SCY)

Meet Format:

  • This meet will be run as a timed finals for all Friday events, and 8 & Under, 9-10 events.

  • This meet will be run as prelims/finals for 11 & Over events:
    11-12, 13-14: 1 final heat;
    15 & Over: 2 final heats.

  • There will be 6 & Under, 7-8, 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13 & Over, 13-14, 15 & Over events.

  • There are no time standards for this meet.

  • This meet will be deck seeded with coaches checking in/scratching swimmers.

  • Swimmers will report to the marshalling area for organizing heats and will be escorted to the pool.

Entry Limits:

Daily: 3 Individual Events

Meet: 9 Individual Events

Checks Payable To:

Peddie School

Email Entry Files To:

besmarttinc@gmail.com

Checks/Waivers:

Bring to the first session of the meet where the team is competing.


 

New Jersey Swimming

2016 Peddie Thanksgiving Classic

Friday November 18th
Facility Opens at 4:30pm

Evening Session #1—9 & Over, Timed Finals

Warm-up: 4:30pm

Meet Start: 5:35pm


Women

Age Group and Event

Men

#1

9-10 200 IM

#2

#3

11-12 400 IM

#4

#5

13 & Over 400 IM

#6

#7

9-10 200 Freestyle

#8

#9

11-12 500 Freestyle

#10

#11

13 & Over 500 Freestyle

#12



New Jersey Swimming

2016 Peddie Thanksgiving Classic

Saturday November 19th
Facility Opens at 6:45am

Morning Session #2—11 & Over, Preliminaries

Warm-up: 7:00am

Meet Start: 8:05am


Women

Age Group and Event

Men

#13

11-12 50 Butterfly

#14

#15

13-14 200 Butterfly

#16

#17

15 & Over 200 Butterfly

#18

#19

11-12 100 Freestyle

#20

#21

13-14 100 Freestyle

#22

#23

15 & Over 100 Freestyle

#24

#25

11-12 50 Backstroke

#26

#27

13-14 200 Backstroke

#28

#29

15 & Over 200 Backstroke

#30

#31

11-12 100 Breaststroke

#32

#33

13-14 100 Breaststroke

#34

#35

15 & Over 100 Breaststroke

#36

#37

11-12 200 IM

#38

#39

13-14 200 IM

#40

#41

15 & Over 200 IM

#42

Afternoon Session #3—10 & Under, Timed Finals

Warm-up: TBA

Meet Start: Warm-Up+65 minutes


Girls

Age Group and Event

Boys

#43

9-10 100 Backstroke

#44

#45

8 & Under 50 Freestyle

#46

#47

9-10 50 Freestyle

#48

#49

7-8 25 Freestyle

#50

#51

6 & Under 25 Freestyle

#52

#53

9-10 100 IM

#54

#55

7-8 25 Breaststroke

#56

#57

6 & Under 25 Breaststroke

#58

#59

9-10 50 Breaststroke

#60

#61

8 & Under 100 IM

#62

#63

9-10 50 Butterfly

#64

Evening Session #4—11 & Over, Finals

Warm-up: TBA

Meet Start: Warm-Up+65 minutes

Finals of Events 13-42


New Jersey Swimming

2016 Peddie Thanksgiving Classic

Sunday November 20th
Facility Opens at 6:45am

Morning Session #5—11 & Over, Preliminaries

Warm-up: 7:00am

Meet Start: 8:05am


Women

Age Group and Event

Men

#65

11-12 50 Freestyle

#66

#67

13-14 50 Freestyle

#68

#69

15 & Over 50 Freestyle

#70

#71

11-12 50 Breaststroke

#72

#73

13-14 200 Breaststroke

#74

#75

15 & Over 200 Breaststroke

#76

#77

11-12 100 Butterfly

#78

#79

13-14 100 Butterfly

#80

#81

15 & Over 100 Butterfly

#82

#83

11-12 200 Freestyle

#84

#85

13-14 200 Freestyle

#86

#87

15 & Over 200 Freestyle

#88

#89

11-12 100 Backstroke

#90

#91

13-14 100 Backstroke

#92

#93

15 & Over 100 Backstroke

#94

Afternoon Session #6—10 & Under, Timed Finals

Warm-up: TBA

Meet Start: Warm-Up+65 minutes


Girls

Age Group and Event

Boys

#95

8 & Under 100 Freestyle

#96

#97

9-10 100 Freestyle

#98

#99

8 & Under 50 Backstroke

#100

#101

9-10 50 Backstroke

#102

#103

7-8 25 Backstroke

#104

#105

6 & Under 25 Backstroke

#106

#107

9-10 100 Breaststroke

#108

#109

7-8 25 Butterfly

#110

#111

6 & Under 25 Butterfly

#112

#113

9-10 100 Butterfly

#114

Evening Session #7—11 & Over, Finals

Warm-up: TBA

Meet Start: Warm-Up+65 minutes

Finals of Events 65-94


Meet Schedule

Friday November 18th

Warm-up

Start

Facility Opens at 4:30pm

Session 1

9 & Over, Timed Finals

4:30pm

5:35pm

Saturday November 19th



Facility Opens at 6:45am

Session 2

11 & Over, Preliminaries

7:00am

8:05am

Session 3

10 & Under, Timed Finals

TBA**

TBA**

Session 4

11 & Over, Finals

TBA**

TBA**

Sunday November 20th



Facility Opens at 6:45am

Session 5

11 & Over, Preliminaries

7:00am

8:05am

Session 6

10 & Under, Timed Finals

TBA**

TBA**

Session 7

11 & Over, Finals

TBA**

TBA**

**Session start times to be determined when all entries are received.

Scoring:

Team Scoring will not be kept.

Awards:

  • Medals will be awarded for the top three swimmers in each individual event.

  • Medals will be awarded for the top 3 swimmers in each age group 13-14, 15 & Over of the 400 IM and 500 Freestyle.

Starts:

Fly-over/Over-the-top’ starts will be used during this meet.

Admissions and Programs:

  • Admission will be $5.00 per session, for Friday Timed Finals and Saturday/Sunday Finals.

  • Admission will be $8.00 per session for Saturday/Sunday Preliminaries and 10 & Under Timed Finals sessions.

  • Heat sheets will be available online at www.besmarttinc.com and meet mobile at no charge.

  • There will be no refunds for admission where events are curtailed or canceled due to circumstances beyond the host team’s control.

Concessions:

Food will be available from a concession stand in the hallway.

Vendor:

  • Metro Swim Shop will be in attendance.

Entry Info:

  • There will be no refunds after the entry deadline except for events that may be scratched from meet by the Entry Coordinator or Meet Director, or as otherwise directed by NJ Swimming. Entries will be acknowledged within 48 hours of receipt.

  • All entries will be accepted on a first come basis.

  • Entry forms, verification forms, waiver release, and fees must be received no later than the first session of the meet where the team competes.

  • Team entries will be considered accepted when the host club accepts the entries.

  • Meet Entries will be taken until the meet fills. The host club must stay within the four hour per session rule.

  • Special Notice: All entries fees must be paid no later than the Saturday AM session. If a team fails to make payment by that time all their swimmers may be scratched, at the discretion of the Host Team.

Friday 500s:

  • Swimmers need to provide their own counter.

  • Events will swim slowest to fastest, women then men.

Heat Limits:

  • There are no heat-limited events.

Entry Times:

  • New Jersey Swimming does not allow ‘NT’ or ‘No Time’ to be used as an entry time.

  • All entry times must be in short course yards.

Swimmer Eligibility:

  • No swimmer will be permitted to compete unless the swimmer is a member of USA Swimming as provided in Article 302.

  • All transfer swimmer(s) must swim unattached for 120 days from their last attached competition. Swimmers must use an UN- (New Team Alpha Code) as their team affiliation. All Unattached swimmers must be listed on the team’s official waiver entry form.

Host Club

Responsibilities:

  • The host club will provide a single timer in each lane throughout the meet,

  • The host club will e-mail entry verification back to the participating clubs.

  • The host club will create a warm-up schedule that will be fair and equal to all teams.

  • The host club will create timing assignments that are fair and equitable with as many teams participating as possible.

  • Warm-up schedules and assignments, and timing assignments will be e-mailed to all participating clubs and posted on the website www.besmarttinc.com no later than 1 week before the meet.

Participating Club

Responsibilities:

  • Participating clubs must help with timing assignments. Timing assignments will be e-mailed to participating clubs and posted on the swim meet website: www.besmarttinc.com 1 week prior to the meet.

  • Participating club parents must remain off the pool deck except for timing assignments.

  • Participating clubs should help with officiating whenever possible. List the club contact for club officials on the meet summary.

Coaches Eligibility:

  • All coaches “on the deck” must be currently registered coach members of USA Swimming.

  • Coaches must show coaching card for entrance to facility.

  • All coaches must have coaching cards visible at all times while on deck.

Meet Format

Waiver:

  • This meet will be run in accordance to current USA Swimming Rules.

  • The host club has the right to change the format of the meet with the approval of the Administrative vice chair and either the Age Group or Senior vice chair. These changes would be made for a more efficient swim meet for the swimmers and the host club. Reasons for these changes include:

  • To allow more swimmers to swim.

  • To conform to facility capacity limits or for facility safety concerns.

  • To condense the meet into smaller time frame.

  • Some of the changes that may be made: 1) add a session, 2) heat limit distance events 3) condense sessions, and 4) eliminate relays.

Warm-up Procedures:

  • Warm-ups will be run under New Jersey Swimming Warm-up and Safety Guidelines. Warm-ups will include general warm-up lanes, sprint lanes, and pace lanes.

  • Swimming equipment is not allowed in the competition pool during all warm-up sessions. This includes kick boards, hand paddles, and pull buoys.

  • All swimmers are entitled to a fair and comparable warm-up. All teams must receive the same opportunities for warm-up lanes, sprint lanes, and pace lanes.

  • All swimmers must enter the pool feet first from the starting end of the pool.

  • New Jersey Swimming officials will monitor warm-ups.

  • All general warm-up lanes will swim in a counterclockwise direction.

  • There will be two 30-minute warm-ups divided by teams.

Check-In:

  • All check-in sheets must be turned to the scoring table 35 minutes before the start of each session. Swimmers that are swimming will have a line through their name. Swimmers that are being scratched will have their names circled with “SCR” next to the circle. Swimmers scratching a single event will have a line through their name and the event number circled with “SCR” next to the circle.

  • Failure to follow this procedure may result in the swimmer(s) being scratched from the session.

Scratch Rule:

  • The meet will follow USA Swimming rule 207.11.6.D and rule 207.11.6.E for scratches from finals.

  • A swimmer who fails to scratch from finals within the deadlines outlined in rule 207.11.6.E and then fails to swim the event at finals will be barred from further competition for the remainder of the meet.

  • In addition, the club of a swimmer who qualifies for finals or consolation finals and fails to compete in that final during the last session of the meet without properly scratching from the event in accordance to the above procedures may be fined $50 for each occurrence.

Internet Website Posting:

Internet location for all meet information: http://www.besmarttinc.com

Pre-Meet Information posted on website:

  • Meet Information will be posted on the website.

  • Downloadable Hy-Tek Events list (.HYV file) will be posted on the website.

  • List Teams whose entries have been received.

  • List “heat limited” events psych sheet.

  • List Updated meet schedule.

  • List Warm-up Schedule and Team Warm-up Assignments.

  • List Timing assignments.

Post-Meet Information posted on website:

  • Downloadable Results (Zipped .CL2 & .HY3 files) for TM

  • Printable meet results (.PDF file

Results:

  • Meet result files for TM will be emailed to all participating teams.

  • Meet results will be posted on the meet website and on the New Jersey Swimming Website: www.njswim.org

USA-S Racing Start Certification Statement:

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

Audio/Visual Recording Statement:

Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.

USA-S Deck Change Policy Statement:

Deck changes are prohibited.

Meet Requirement

Statement:

In order to be eligible for the NJ Swimming Zone Championship Team or for NJ Swimming Athlete Travel Grants for sectional and national level meets, NJ Swimming policy stipulates certain participation requirements. As a NJ Swimming sanctioned meet, this meet counts toward those participation requirements.

Hotels:

  • Holiday Inn, 399 Monmouth St, East Windsor, NJ (609) 448-7000

  • Hampton Inn, 384 Monmouth St, East Windsor, NJ 08520 (609) 426-1600

Directions:

  • Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 8, Hightstown/Princeton. Follow Route 33 West to Hightstown.

  • Make a left at the 2nd traffic light onto Main Street (the firehouse will be in front of you), then go straight through 1 traffic light and at Ward Street make a left.

  • Make first right onto South Main Street. Continue past the Peddie School campus and at Etra Road, make a left.

  • Pass the playing fields and the Athletic Center driveway is on the left.




2016 Thanksgiving Classic

Friday November 18th-Sunday November 20th

Waiver

In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I/we hereby, for myself/ourselves, my/our heirs, administrators and assigns, waive and release any and all claims against USA Swimming, NJ Swimming, Peddie School, Peddie Aquatic Association, Be Smartt Inc and their staffs for any injuries and/or expenses incurred by me/us at the swim meet, or while on the road to and from the meet. I/we are USA Swimming registered athletes and am/are eligible to compete in all the events I/we have entered.

Meet Verification

I hereby certify that all entered swimmers and coaches listed below for the Peddie Aquatic Association Thanksgiving Classic meet on November 18th-20th, 2016 are registered members of USA Swimming. All USA Swimming numbers are correctly listed and unless otherwise noted, are not required to swim unattached (UN) due to the 120 day transfer. Also I acknowledge that deck access is limited to coaches and/or officials working the meet and displaying their credentials.

Club Name/Club Code

Signature of Coach and/or Parent/Guardian

Telephone ________________________ E-Mail Address

Name(s) of Coach(es):

Name/E-Mail/Phone Number of person to contact regarding this entry:

Name/E-Mail/Phone Number of person to contact regarding timers/officials:

Entry Fee Summary: ________________ Timed Final Individual event entries @ $4.00 = $__________
________________ Prelim/Final Individual event entries @ $5.00 = $__________
Total: $__________

Make checks payable to: Peddie School

Article 302.4 of the USA Swimming Rules and Regulations

False Registration: An LSC may impose a fine of up to $100 per event against a member coach or a member club’s representative signing a document which indicates a swimmer is registered with USA Swimming for a meet when that swimmer is not properly registered or eligible to compete for that club. This will be enforced by the LSC and the LSC will be entitled to the fines imposed.


List all Unattached Swimmers:


Unattached Swimmer _____________________________________, Unattached Swimmer


Unattached Swimmer _____________________________________, Unattached Swimmer


Unattached Swimmer _____________________________________, Unattached Swimmer

Unattached Swimmer _____________________________________, Unattached Swimmer


Unattached Swimmer _____________________________________, Unattached Swimmer


Unattached Swimmer _____________________________________, Unattached Swimmer

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