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									                              2012 SPOKANE WAVES TRIPLE PENTATHLON
                                       APRIL 20 – 22, 2012
                                                     Sanction # IE 1150

                    Held under the sanction of USA Swimming and Inland Empire Swimming
In granting this sanction it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming and Inland Empire Swimming shall be free and held
harmless from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event. Use of
audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not allowed in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.

HOST:                   Spokane WAVES Aquatic Team (SWAT), PO Box 28066, Spokane, WA 99228

LOCATION:               Whitworth University Aquatic Center, 300 W. Hawthorne Rd., Spokane, WA 99251

FACILITY:               Regulation 25 yard pool with six 7 ½’ wide lanes. Water depth and starting block height meet current USA
                        Swimming regulations. For 25 yard events, swimmers will start from the turn end (bulkhead); there are no
                        starting blocks at the turn end of the pool. A 14 x 14 yard warm-up/warm-down pool is separated from the
                        competition pool by the bulkhead. Pool, locker rooms, lobby and deck are all wheelchair accessible.
                        Daktronic timing system is used with six-lane readout and touch pads. The competition course has not been
                        certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4).

MEET FORMAT:            Friday will be a non-split meet. Saturday will be split into 2 sessions with the 11-12 Men, 13-14 and 15 &
                        Over in Session 2, and the 8&U, 9-10 and 11-12 Women in Session 3. Sunday will be a non-split meet with
                        a 30 minute break after event #97.

SCHEDULE:               Session #1: Friday Night
                        Events begin at 6:00 PM
                        All 9 and over swimmers
                        Warm-ups: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
                        Official’s meeting at 5:20 PM
                        Coaches meeting at 5:45 PM

                        Session #2: Saturday Morning
                        Events begin at 9:00 AM
                        Warm-ups: 11-12 Men, 13-14, 15 & Over – 8:00-8:45 AM
                        Officials meeting at 8:20 AM
                        Coaches meeting at 8:45. All scratches due at this time.

                        Session #3: Saturday Afternoon
                        Events will begin one (1) hour after end of Session #2
                        8&U, 9-10, 11-12 Women
                        45 minute warm-up immediately after Session #2 ends
                        Officials meeting to be announced

                        Session #4: Sunday Morning
                        Events begin at 9:00 AM
                        Warm-ups: 12 & Under --7:30 - 8:00 AM
                                    13 & Over -- 8:00 - 8:45 AM
                        Officials meeting at 8:20 AM
                        Coaches meeting at 8:45 AM. All scratches due at this time.


                        Session #5: Sunday Afternoon
                        Events will begin 30 minutes after the end of Session #4.
                        Official's meeting to be announced.

                        Meet Marshals will be present on deck during warm-ups.




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ELIGIBILITY:   Open to all swimmers who are registered for 2012 with USA Swimming. Registration numbers must
               accompany the master entries. Age on the first day of the meet determines the age group to enter.

               Athletes with a disability are welcome and are asked to provide advance notice of necessary
               accommodations. Coaches that have an athlete with a disability, that may require accommodations to the
               starting procedures or the swimming rules, are required to notify the Meet Referee prior to their athlete’s
               swim.

RULES:         Current United States Swimming rules will govern the meet. The rules and procedures of Inland Empire
               Swimming will also apply. The whistle start protocol will be used throughout the meet. “No recall” starts
               will be in effect. Inland Empire scratch rules will be in effect. The Meet Referee shall be the final
               authority for the conduct of the competition. Any protests or questions concerning the outcome of an event
               shall be directed to the Meet Referee and shall come from the Coach of that team. Swimmers participating in
               the meet without a coach must report to the Meet Referee at the start of the warm-up session for instructions.
               Coaches must be current USA Swimming certified. Coaches must provide proof of current certification upon
               request by the Meet Referee. 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 then it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal
               guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

ENTRIES:       Swimmers may enter 5 events and one relay per day. There will be no on-deck registrations or entries
               allowed. The 500 Free on Friday is not a Pentathlon event and is only offered to 9-12 age groups. Age
               groups will be combined for the 500 Free but will be scored separately and will be swum slowest to fastest.
               Meet Management reserves the right to limit the 500 Free to allow completion of Friday events by 9 PM. NT
               entries for 9-10’s will not be accepted for the 500 Free. 11-12 NT swimmers should sign in and may be
               allowed to swim; however, if all NT entries cannot be accommodated they all will be scratched. Timers will
               be provided for the 500 free, but swimmers must provide their own counters. Positive check-in is required
               for the 500 Free by 5:15 PM.

               In order to qualify for Pentathlon award on a particular day, swimmers must enter all five individual
               pentathlon events for that day.

               Friday Pentathlon events: 100 IM, 50 Fly, 50 Back, 50 Breast, and 50 Free for 13 and over.
               The 500 Free will be offered to the 9-12 age group only.
               Saturday Pentathlon Events: IM, Fly, Back, Breast, Free.
               Sunday Pentathlon Events: 8 & Under: 50 Free, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 50 Fly, and 100 Free
               All other age groups: IM, Back, Breast, Fly, and Free.

               Relays may be any combination of gender and age within that particular age group.

SUBMITTING
ENTRIES:       All entries must be in YARD times.
               Please submit the following four attachments to Cindy Merrick by email at
                merrick6@air-pipe.com by April 11, 2011.
               1.          .zip entry file from Team Manager
               2.          Print to file (Word or PDF format) of team individual entries
               3.          Print to file (Word or PDF format) of team relay entries
               4.          Print to file (Word or PDF format) of meet fees due

               Entries may also be mailed using the Master Entry Form found on the IES website. Fill out the form
               completely. Age and registration numbers are required. Enter the entry times for all swimmers directly on
               the form. Complete and send with the attached Entry Fee Tabulation Form.

                ** Please include the name, phone number, and email of a contact person for entry questions.

               Payment must be received by April 19, 2012 for entries to be considered official
DATABASE:      The USA Swimming SWIMS database requires that ALL swimmer data be correct before any meet data
               (swimmer times) will be loaded into the USA Swimming database. If one knows of any swimmer’s data that
               is NOT correct in the meet database please notify the meet referee as soon as possible – Teri Madill, at
               teresa.madill@sodexo.com. The appropriate changes will be made. The data will be sent to USA Swimming
               within 3 days of the meet.

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ENTRY FEES:    An entry fee of $3.00 per individual event per swimmer, $12.00 per relay plus a $10.00 surcharge per
               swimmer must be paid with entries. Teams should submit one check made payable to SWAT. Entries
               will not be accepted until fees are received.

ENTRY
DEADLINE:      Entries must be received no later than April 11, 2012. In order for Inland Empire teams to be prioritized
               over non-Inland Empire teams, their entries must be received by April 4, 2012. If you have any
               questions concerning your entries, please contact Cindy Merrick at (509) 998-0616, or email at
               merrick6@air-pipe.com.

PENTATHLON
PENALITES:      If a swimmer DQs in one of the pentathlon events, he/she will still be eligible for the pentathlon award, but a
               10 second penalty will be added to the obtained time when calculating that swimmer’s total time for the five
               events of the day. If a swimmer swims a stroke other than the one listed in the event description for that
               event, he or she will be given the slowest swimmer’s time in that event plus a 10 second penalty.

AWARDS:        Each day of the meet will be a separate Pentathlon followed with a Podium Awards Ceremony. Pentathlon
               medals will be presented at the end of the meet on Friday. Pentathlon medals will be presented after each
               session on Saturday and at the end of Session #5 on Sunday. Each day is a separate Pentathlon and medals
               will be awarded to those swimmers placing 1st through 6th by lowest total time for the five pentathlon events
               for that day. To be eligible for the Pentathlon awards a swimmer must swim all five individual events on that
               particular day. Swimmers placing 1st through 6th in individual events will receive individual ribbons, whether
               they are eligible for the pentathlon award or not. Relays placing 1st through 3rd will be awarded ribbons.
               Team scores will not be recorded.

OFFICIALS:     Meet Director:               Art Sherven, (509) 869-8699 artsmoble@yahoo.com

               Meet Referee:                Jack Beck

               Head Starter:                Teri Madill, teresa.madill@sodexo.com

               Stroke and Turn:             Robert Bumann, Bill Brown, Doug Lydig, Frank Christoff, Harm-Jan Steenhuis,
                                            John Wolfe, Colleen Geschke, Kent Merrick

               Volunteer Coordinator:       Jennifer Gray, grayou812@hotmail.com

               SWAT welcomes all Certified Officials to help at this meet. IES also requires teams to provide assistance in
               officiating based on your swimmer entry. Please contact the IES Officials Chairman Doug Wertz
               dougwertz@charter.net for additional information regarding your Team’s requirement to supply officials at
               this Meet.

               Please note times of scheduled Officials meetings and please bring your current IES certification and USA
               Swimming Registration cards. These will be checked by the Meet Referee before deck assignments are made.

TIMING:        SWAT will do its best to provide timers for the meet but the help from the parents of swimmers from visiting
               teams may be needed and will be greatly appreciated.

CLERK OF
COURSE:        All 8 & Under Swimmers are required to report to the “Clerk of Course” for all 25 yard events. The Clerk Of
               Course “area” is located at the Turn End of the Pool near the Bulkhead. Swimmers should report to the Clerk
               of Course at least five (5) minutes before their scheduled events.

CONCESSIONS:   Concessions will be available in the lobby of the pool during the meet. Note: Concessions may be somewhat
               limited on Friday night.

MISC.:         Swim Shop NW will have apparel and gear for sale during the meet in the pool lobby.




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                                       AQUATIC CENTER RULES
                                        NO FOOD ON DECK
                                   NO GLASS ITEMS ON DECK
          Participants and Spectators are not permitted in the Stafford Fitness Center in the
                   Aquatic Center or in the Field House next to the Aquatic Center




                                      ***DECK AREA RESTRICTIONS***

      Only Swimmers, Coaches and officials “with current USA Swimming Credentials,” are permitted
      inside of the “Deck Area” during the meet. The Host Team “meet personnel” and volunteer timers
      are allowed inside the “Deck Area” while they are working the meet.

      The “Deck Area” will be is a 3-foot wide area around the edge of the pool. Also the “Deck Area”
      will be the entire area behind the Starting Blocks and the entire area behind the Coach/Team table
      area.



DIRECTIONS:     From I-90: Take Exit #281, Division Street. Go North thru Downtown Spokane and across the bridge over the
                Spokane River. Division veers to the right and becomes Ruby Street. Continue traveling North on Ruby Street
                through the intersections of Sharp, Mission, Indiana, Montgomery & Foothills Drive. Ruby Street then turns
                back into Division Street. Continue North on Division Street thru the intersections of Bridgeport,
                Garland/Empire, Wellesley (Northtown Shopping Center), Queen, Rowan, Central, Francis, Lyons, Cozza,
                Lincoln and Magnesium Rd. Division Street will then split into Hwy 395, with Division St. to the left and Hwy
                2 (Newport Hwy.) to the right. Stay in the Left two (2) Lanes to continue on Division Street (Hwy 395). Go
                straight thru the light at Country Homes Blvd. The next light will be Hawthorne Road. Turn Left at Hawthorne
                Road. Continue traveling on Hawthorne Road and thru the light at Whitworth Drive. You will then pass the
                Whitworth College main entrance on your right. The next road to the right is College Road. Turn Right onto
                College Road. Follow this road, pass the Football Field to your left, and take the first left past the Football Field.
                There are two large parking areas on your right and two buildings straight ahead. The Aquatic Center is the
                building on the right. There is additional parking along the East side of the pool between the pool and the tennis
                courts. Parking is also available on the south side of Hawthorne Road between Whitworth Drive and College
                Road if no parking is available near the pool.
HOTELS:

                                            Closest to
     NORTHERN SPOKANE                     Whitworth/Pool               DOWNTOWN AREA
     Ramada Inn                           (800) 210-8975               Ramada Inn City Center             (800) 210-8465
     9601 Newport Hwy.                    (509) 468-4201               123 Post                          (509) 838-8504
     Apple Tree Inn                       (509) 466-3020               Holiday Inn Express                (509) 328-8505
     9508 N. Division                                                  801 N. Division
     Quality Inn Oakwood                 (509) 467-4900                Red Lion River Inn                 (509) 326-5577
     7919 N. Division                                                  700 N. Division
     Comfort Inn                          (509) 467-7111
     7111 N. Division
      7 Miles WEST OF SPOKANE                                          Red Lion Inn At The Park           (800) 325-4000
     Super 8                              (888) 288-1878               303 W. North River Drive           (509) 326-8000
     12003 West Westbow Rd.               (509) 838-8800               Quality Inn                        (509) 838-6101
     I-90 Exit 272                                                     110 E. 4th Ave




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                  2012 SPOKANE WAVES TRIPLE PENTATHLON
                            April 20 - 22, 2012
                         ORDER OF EVENTS FOR FRIDAY
                                        Event
             SESSION #1                   #   Friday events cont…
                       FRIDAY                                   10        Women           13-14            50 Back
                 Warm-ups @ 5:00 PM                             11         Men            13-14            50 Back
             Events begin @ 6:00 PM                             12        Women           15&O             50 Back
Event
  #     Women/Men           Age            Description          13         Men            15&O             50 Back
  1      Women             13-14             100 IM             14        Women            9-12            500 Free
 2         Men             13-14             100 IM             15        Women           13-14            50 Breast
 3       Women          15 & Over            100 IM             16          Men           13-14            50 Breast
 4         Men          15 & Over            100 IM             17        Women           15&O             50 Breast
 5         Men             9-12             500 Free            18          Men           15&O             50 Breast
 6       Women             13-14              50 Fly            19        Women           13-14             50 Free
 7        Men              13-14              50 Fly            20         Men            13-14             50 Free
 8       Women             15&O               50 Fly            21        Women           15&O              50 Free
 9         Men             15&O               50 Fly            22          Men           15&O              50 Free


                     ORDER OF EVENTS FOR SATURDAY
             SESSION #2                        SESSION #3
                    SATURDAY                                                        SATURDAY
                  Warm-ups 8:00-8:45                                 Warm-ups immediately after end of Session #2
                  Events begin at 9:00                               Events begin one hour after end of Session #2
Event                                                       Event
  #     Women/Men          Age             Description        #        Women/Men           Age           Description
 23       Men            11 - 12              100 IM         49          Women          8 & Under           100 IM
 24      Women           13 - 14              200 IM         50           Men           8 & Under           100 IM
 25       Men            13 - 14              200 IM         51          Women            9 - 10            100 IM
 26      Women          15 & Over             200 IM         52           Men             9 - 10            100 IM
 27       Men           15 & Over             200 IM         53          Women           11 - 12            100 IM
 28       Men            11 - 12              50 Fly         54          Women          8 & Under           25 Fly
 29      Women           13 - 14             100 Fly         55           Men           8 & Under           25 Fly
 30       Men            13 - 14             100 Fly         56          Women            9 - 10            50 Fly
 31      Women          15 & Over            100 Fly         57           Men             9 - 10            50 Fly
 32       Men           15 & Over            100 Fly         58          Women           11 - 12            50 Fly
 33       Men            11 - 12             50 Back         59          Women          8 & Under          25 Back
 34      Women           13 - 14            100 Back         60           Men           8 & Under          25 Back
 35       Men            13 - 14            100 Back         61          Women            9 - 10           50 Back
 36      Women          15 & Over           100 Back         62           Men             9 - 10           50 Back
 37       Men           15 & Over           100 Back         63          Women           11 - 12           50 Back
 38       Men            11 - 12            50 Breast        64          Women          8 & Under         25 Breast
 39      Women           13 - 14           100 Breast        65           Men           8 & Under         25 Breast
 40       Men            13 - 14           100 Breast        66          Women            9 - 10          50 Breast
 41      Women          15 & Over          100 Breast        67           Men             9 - 10          50 Breast
 42       Men           15 & Over          100 Breast        68          Women           11 - 12          50 Breast
 43       Men            11 - 12             50 Free         69          Women          8 & Under          25 Free
 44      Women           13 - 14            100 Free         70           Men           8 & Under          25 Free
 45       Men            13 - 14            100 Free         71          Women            9 - 10           50 Free
 46      Women          15 & Over           100 Free         72           Men             9 - 10           50 Free
 47       Men           15 & Over           100 Free         73          Women           11 - 12           50 Free
 48       Mixed         11 & Over        200 Medley Relay       74       Mixed          12 & Under    200 Medley Relay
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                              2012 SPOKANE WAVES TRIPLE PENTATHLON

                         ORDER OF EVENTS FOR SUNDAY
                SESSION #4                        SESSION #5
                        SUNDAY                                                        SUNDAY
   Warm-Ups 13 & Over 7:30-8:15, 12 & Under 8:15-8:45             Events will begin 30 minutes after end of session #4
                    Events begin at 9:00
Event                                                       Event
  #     Women/Men             Age           Description       #        Women/Men            Age           Description
 75        Women           8 & Under          50 Free           98        Women         8 & Under           50 Breast
 76         Men            8 & Under          50 Free           99         Men          8 & Under           50 Breast
 77        Women              9-10             200 IM           100       Women            9-10            100 Breast
 78         Men               9-10             200 IM           101        Men             9-10            100 Breast
 79        Women             11-12             200 IM           102       Women           11-12            100 Breast
 80         Men              11-12             200 IM           103        Men            11-12            100 Breast
 81        Women             13-14             400 IM           104       Women           13-14            200 Breast
 82         Men              13-14             400 IM           105        Men            13-14            200 Breast
 83        Women           15 & Over           400 IM           106       Women         15 & Over          200 Breast
 84         Men            15 & Over           400 IM           107        Men          15 & Over          200 Breast
 85        Women           8 & Under          50 Back           108       Women         8 & Under             50 Fly
 86         Men            8 & Under          50 Back           109        Men          8 & Under             50 Fly
 87        Women              9-10           100 Back           110       Women            9-10              100 Fly
 88         Men               9-10           100 Back           111        Men             9-10              100 Fly
 89        Women             11-12           100 Back           112       Women           11-12              100 Fly
 90         Men              11-12           100 Back           113        Men            11-12              100 Fly
 91        Women             13-14           200 Back           114       Women           13-14              200 Fly
 92         Men              13-14           200 Back           115        Men            13-14              200 Fly
 93        Women           15 & Over         200 Back           116       Women         15 & Over            200 Fly
 94         Men            15 & Over         200 Back           117        Men          15 & Over            200 Fly
 95        Mixed           10 & Under      200 Free Relay       118       Women         8 & Under           100 Free
 96        Mixed             11-12         200 Free Relay       119        Men          8 & Under           100 Free
 97         Mixed          13 & Over       200 Free Relay       120       Women            9-10             100 Free
                                                                121        Men            9-10              100 Free
                                                                122       Women           11-12             100 Free
                    30 MINUTE                                   123        Men            11-12             100 Free
                      BREAK                                     124       Women           13-14             200 Free
                                                                125        Men            13-14             200 Free
                                                                126       Women         15 & Over           200 Free
                                                                127         Men         15 & Over           200 Free




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                   2012 SPOKANE WAVES TRIPLE PENTATHLON
                      Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
                             April 20 – 22, 2012
VISITING TEAM INFORMATION

               Team:            _____________________________________________

               Coach:         ______________________________________________

               Address:         _____________________________________________

                                _____________________________________________

               Phone:           _____________________________________________

               E-mail:        _____________________________________________

               Entries prepared by: _______________________________________

                       Phone:         _______________________________________

                       E-mail:        _______________________________________

ENTRY FEE TABULATION

Surcharge                              # Swimmers ________ x $10.00                 =       $ __________

Individual events                     # Ind. Events ________ x $3.00                =       $ __________

Relays                                # Relays          ________ x $12.00           =       $ __________

TOTAL - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - $___________

                                   Make checks payable to: SWAT
                                     Mail entries and payment to:
                                   Spokane Waves Triple Pentathlon
                                       9614 E. Greenbluff Road
                                          Colbert, WA 99005
                                          Attn: Cindy Merrick

                                    Please waive signature for delivery
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