Name of Meet
Gator Grid Iron Meet
Sunday, December 4th, 2011
Host Club: Jersey Gators
Centennial Avenue Pool Complex
401 Centennial Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016
Date of Meet: Sunday, December 4, 2011
Location: Cranford Centennial Avenue Pool Complex, 401 Centennial Avenue Cranford NJ 07016. The pool is a
six (6) lane twenty-five (25) yard pool with Colorado Timing System, digital scoreboard and computer
support. Parking is available at the pool complex
Meet Director: Bill Wilson
Phone: H (908) 276-8759
Meet Referee: Ken Hickey
Meet Marshall: Ken Hickey
Entry Coordinator: Christine Piatkowski
18 Chester Lang Place
Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone: H 908-709-9424
Entry Deadline: Deadline for all entries is no later than 6:00 PM on Monday November 21st, 2011 .
All entries will be accepted on a first come basis. Meet Entries will be taken until the meet fills.
Team entries will not be considered as accepted unless the waiver and entry fees have been
Please mail your check/money order & entries to:
18 Chester Lang Place
Cranford, NJ 07016
If you are not e-mailing your entries, then overnight or express mail is recommended,
but waive the signature. It is not necessary to use overnight or express mail to send hard
copy and check which are sent in support of an e-mailed entry.
Meet Format The host club has the right to change the format of the meet. These changes would be made for a
Waiver: more efficient swim meet for the swimmers and the host club. Reasons for these changes would be:
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 can be made: 1) add a session, 2) heat limit distance events, 3) to condense
Internet Website The following meet information will be posted on www.jerseygatorsparents.com
Pre-Meet Information posted on website.
Meet Information will be posted on the website.
Hy-Tek Meet Events (HYV File)
Post-Meet Information posted on website.
Hy-Tek Meet Manager Back-up
Final Results by Sessions
Coaches Eligibility: All coaches “on the deck” must be members of USA Swimming.
All coaches must have coaching cards visible at all times.
Swimmer All swimmers must be members of USA Swimming to enter and compete in this meet. All
Eligibility: swimmers must be listed on a team’s official entry form to be eligible to participate in this swim
meet in any events. All transfer swimmer(s) must swim unattached for 120 days from their last
attached competition. Swimmers must us an UN- (New Team Alpha Code) as their team
affiliation. All Unattached swimmers must be listed on the team’s official waiver entry form.
There will be 10 & Under, 11-12, 13 & Over events.
No time standards will used for this meet.
New Jersey Swimming only allows swimmers to compete in 3 individual events per day.
Age for this meet is calculated as of December 4, 2011.
Meet Format: How the meet will be run:
This meet will be run in accordance to current USA Swimming Rules.
This meet will be run as a time final meet.
How seeding will be done.
This meet will be deck seeded with coaches checking in/scratching all swimmers. When the
seeding has been posted, swimmers will report to the blocks on their own
Meet Schedule: Teams will be notified by November 30, 2011 via e-mail and/or phone call of any changes in
meet start times and/or warm-up changes and updates.
The Pool will open at 7:25 am for swimmers and 7:30 am for all others.
This meet will have three sessions. Two morning sessions and one afternoon sessions
Sunday December 4, 2011 Warm-up Start
Session 1 Boys and Girls Ages 11-12 7:30am 8:30am
Session 2 Boys and Girls Ages 10 and Under 11:30am 12:30 pm
Session 3 Boys and Girls Ages 13 and Over 4:45pm 5:30pm
Warm-up The warm ups will be run in accordance with NJ Swimming Warm-up and Safety
Procedures: Guidelines Procedures.
Lanes 2,3,4,5 will be general warm up lanes up until 30 minutes before the start of the
Lane 1 will be a pace lane and lane 6 will be a sprint lane.
Teams will be notified (via e-mail) 72 hours in advance of the meet if it is necessary to
have split warm-ups due to number entries. Split warm-ups will include general warm-up
lanes, pace lanes, and one way sprint lanes.
Entry to the pool will be feet first only at the starting (deep end) of the pool
Check-In: All check-in sheets must be turned into the scoring table 30 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 a “SCR” next to
the circle. Swimmers scratching a single event will have a line through his/her name
and the event number circled with “SCR” next to the circle.
Starts: The host club will determine if ‘Fly-over’ or ‘Over-the-top’ starts will be used after a
time line for the meet has been produced.. The information will be posted with the pre-
Scoring: Team Scoring will not be kept.
Awards: Medals will be awarded for the top 3 Individual winners for each event
Entry Fees: Individual Entry Fee: $3 per event
Make checks payable to: Jersey Gators Parents Association
A fee of $30 will be assessed for returned checks
Host club has the right to scratch teams/swimmers for lack of payment of entry fees.
Admissions and Admission will be $3.00 per session.
Programs: Cost of a program will be $2.00
Entries: In accordance with NJS policy, team entries may be submitted by E-mail to the entry
coordinator Christine Piatkowski at email@example.com
All entries must be Hy-Tek program entries on a 3 ½ diskette or as an attached file to an e-
The meet entry coordinator will respond to e-mails entries within 48 hours. If you do not
receive an e-mail response within 48 hours, assume that your email has not been received.
It then becomes the e-mailer’s responsibility to make sure that the host club's meet entry
coordinator receives the e-mail. If you do not receive an e-mail response, you must contact
the entry coordinator by email or phone or mail in your entries.
An Entry Summary with a signed NJ Swimming waiver and a check must accompany or
follow each mailed entry.
Accuracy of seed times is essential. Incomplete entries will not be accepted.
Deck entries will not be accepted. No phone or faxed entries will be accepted.
Team entries will be posted on the host club website located at
Results: All Teams will receive Grid Iron final results according to what was checked off on
the meet summary sheet (e-mail or mailed disk) meet results will be posted at
Host Club The host club responsibilities:
Responsibilities: The host club will provide a single timer in each lane through out the meet.
The host club will have stopwatches available for volunteers helping to time.
The host club will e-mail all club entries back to the participating clubs.
The host club will create a warm-up schedule that will be fair and equal to all teams. This
warm-up schedule will be e-mailed to all participating clubs no later than 72 hours before
The host club will create timing assignments that are fair and equitable with as many teams
participating as possible. These timing assignments will be e-mailed and posted on
http://www.jerseygatorsparents.com to all participating clubs no later than 72 hours before
Participating Club Participating clubs must help with timing assignments. Timing assignments will be e-
Responsibilities: mailed to participating clubs and posted http://www.jerseygatorsparents.com on 72-
hours prior to the meet.
Participating club parents must stay 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
Vendors and Vendor will be Swim New Jersey Competitive Swim Shop.
Concessions Concessions will be sold throughout the meet. Food allowances will be made for
Certified USS Officials working the meet.
Directions: The Cranford Centennial Pool Complex is conveniently located near the Garden State Parkway,
Exit 136. Traveling North or South on the GSP, exit at interchange 136. Head toward Cranford
(north) on Centennial Ave. Continue for two traffic signals, make a right. Pool complex is at the
end of the street.
Order of Events: ● Order of events are listed on the following page.
Events for Jersey Gator Invitational Gator Grid Iron Meet, Sunday, December 4th,
POSITIVE CHECK-IN REQUIRED
Age Start 8:30 AM
Women Group Session 1 Men
1 11-12 50 Freestyle 2
3 11-12 100 Breaststroke 4
5 11-12 50 Butterfly 6
7 11-12 200 Freestyle 8
9 11-12 100 IM 10
11 11-12 50 Backstroke 12
13 11-12 100 Fly 14
15 11-12 50 Breaststroke 16
17 11-12 100 Backstroke 18
Age Start 12:30 PM
Women Group Session 2 Men
19 8/u 25 Freestyle 20
21 10/u 50 Freestyle 22
23 10/u 100 IM 24
25 8/u 25 Butterfly 26
27 10/u 50 Butterfly 28
29 10/u 100 Backstroke 30
31 8/u 25 Breaststroke 32
33 10/u 50 Breaststroke 34
35 10/u 100 Freestyle 36
37 8/u 25 Backstroke 38
39 10/u 50 Backstroke 40
41 10/u 100 Breaststroke 42
Age Start 5:30 PM
Women Group Session 3 Men
43 13/O 200 Freestyle 44
45 13/O 100 Butterfly 46
47 13/O 200 Backstroke 48
49 13/O 50 Freestyle 50
51 13/O 100 Breaststroke 52
53 13/O 200 Butterfly 54
55 13/O 100 Freestyle 56
57 13/O 100 Backstroke 58
59 13/O 200 Breast 60
NEW JERSEY SWIMMING
Invitational Gator Grid Iron Meet 2011
SUNDAY, December 4th, 2011
In consideration of 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, Cranford Pool and Fitness Center, Swim
New Jersey Competitive Swim Shop and the New Jersey Gators and their staff for any injuries and/or expenses
occurred by me/us at the swim meet, or while on the road to and from the meet. I/we are bona fide amateur athletes
and eligible to compete in all the events I/we have entered.
NAME OF CLUB:__________________________USS CLUB ABBREVIATION:________________
SIGNATURE OF CLUB OFFICIAL, COACH, AND/OR PARENT OR GUARDIAN:
________________________________________________________________ (Print Name)
NAME(S) OR COACH: ________________________________________________________________
LOCATION OF CLUB: _______________________________(City) _______________________(State)
NAME/PHONE #/E-MAIL ADDRESS of person to contact regarding this entry:
NAME/PHONE #/E-MAIL ADDRESS OF PERSON TO CONTACT REGARDING TIMERS/OFFICIALS:
NAME/PHONE #/E-MAIL ADDRESS OF PERSON TO RECEIVE FINAL RESULTS:
Meet results via e-mail --or-- Meet results via disk/hard copy
ENTRY _______Individual Event Entries @ $3.00 = $_________________
TOTAL ENTRY FEES = $_________________
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Jersey Gators Parents Association