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2016 GNOAC Swimming Championships - General Information

Posted by Bear-A-Cudas Summer Swim & Dive on Jun 27 2016 at 07:09AM PDT

The 2016 GNOAC Swimming Championship Meet will take place at Ayersville High School pool and grounds, 28046 Watson Road, Defiance, OH 43512. This is an indoor 25-yard pool with six lanes. Ample parking will be available in the Ayersville High School parking lot, located on the South end of the school complex. Team tents will be arranged on the grounds just outside of the pool building. Concessions will be available, and heat sheets will be on sale. We are pleased to welcome Poco Loco by Kelly as a partner for the meet, offering swim suits, apparel, and other items for sale. Meet entries and results will be synced with the Meet Mobile app.

Bryan Swim Team will have warm-ups from 7:30am-8:00am in lanes 3 & 4 (Saturday & Sunday). The meet will begin promptly at 8:40am on both days. A two-hour break will be taken at the conclusion of the preliminary events on both Saturday and Sunday. Finals will then begin with warm-ups with the precise time announced each day of the meet.

There will be both championship and consolation final heats (top 12 from the preliminaries). Each team may enter up to four (4) individuals in each individual event. However, in the case that all four (4) entrants from a team finish in the top 12, in prelims the 4th place swimmer is ineligible to compete in Finals. Also, each team is permitted two (2) entries per relay event.

8 and unders swim on SATURDAY AM ONLY! The awards for 8 & under swimmers will be distributed at the conclusion of the preliminary session on Saturday. So, if you have an 8 & Under swimmer, please stay for this! ALL other awards will be bagged and a coach from each team will pick up at the conclusion of Finals on Sunday. The awards will be given at the Swim/Dive Banquet. Details on the Banquet will be coming soon.

Each team is asked to provide two officials for the Championship Meet. If any parent is interested in becoming a swim official for the winter or next summer season of swim, please contact a board member. We can get you the information you need. We NEED OFFICIALS.

We are also required to provide two timers for Lane 3 at each session of the championship meet (both days), in addition to two timers for the PM Sunday session for Lane One. There will be a request for timing volunteers soon!

Champs meet t-shirts will be available for sale at the meet. The design of the shirt can be viewed at the DAYS Piranhas website: www.days-piranhas.com

There are limited amount of restaurants in the Ayersville area, but a quick 10 minute drive to Defiance will provide you with many choices.

Psych sheets will be posted on the www.days-piranhas.com website by Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Psych sheets are an official entry form that displays swimmers by event and time. These do not show heats or lane assignments. You will need to purchase a heat sheet at the meet for that information.

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