IMPORTANT CHAMPS MEET INFORMATION and REMINDERS!
Please sign up for jobs or email us if you can volunteer. We DO NOT have enough volunteers at this time. We are required to provide more timers, age group parents, ready bench etc. This is a big meet with 6 teams and we have to provide more volunteers so please RSVP or reach out!
SHOWTIME FOR SWIMMERS- 7:30 am Sunday July , 2018 at the Palo Alto Natatorium. Our warm-up is 8 to 8:30 am. Kids must stay on the swimmer side of the Nataorium. This is a huge meet that goes quickly and they can miss races if they do not stay with the team. Families sit on opposite side of the Natatorium. Please be aware of this. We will have to scratch swimmers or relays if they are missing and WE DO NOT want to have to do that.
We have attached the meet program/heat sheet. You can print it out ahead of time so if you don't want to pay for it. you can do that now. Otherwise it is $5 at the meet to buy it.
There are three food tucks at the meet. Please bring cash $10 or smaller and some take cards. We have attached links to their menus. NOTE you may not bring any outside food or drinks AT ALL.
Detailed information sent on June 22:
2018 Division 3 Championship Meet Information
Date: SUNDAY morning, July 1st
Competing Teams: Canyon Lake, JCC, Lookout Canyon, Olympia, Steubing Ranch, & Wildhorse
Place: Palo Alto Natatorium 1400 W. Villaret Blvd., San Antonio, 78224 Facility details: 8 lanes by 25 yards-running each meet in 2 pools = 16 lanes.
Admission: Free Meet programs: $5—CASH OR CHECK. Online version available for parents to print before the meet
D&J Sports will sell swim items for a few hours at the start of the meet.
Directions: In South San Antonio take SW Loop 410 and exit S. Zarzamora St. Turn left at Zarzamora taking the turnaround onto the SW Loop 410 frontage road. Enter the Palo Alto campus at the back gate onto Camino Real and take a left onto Conception. Conception will take you to parking lots 9 & 10 by the PAC Natatorium and lot 8 if needed.
See following for campus map: http://www.alamo.edu/
Judges, team reps, coaches, scorekeepers, and league officers can enter the natatorium at 7:00 a.m. to finish set-up.
Parents and swimmers are not allowed in until 7:30 a.m.
Team seating: Look for your TEAM NAME posted for assigned seating in the poolside bleachers.
Concessions: 3 FOOD TRUCKS BOOKED FOR OUR EVENT WILL GIVE 10% OF SALES TO OUR LEAGUE. They are: Rock on Wheels (salads, sandwiches, varied menu), Maui Wowi (coffees, smoothies, etc.), and Dadd
All-Star Meet Qualifiers: The 1 st place winners for both individual and relay events from each Division qualifies for the All-Star Meet followed by the next 4 fastest times from any division. If a swimmer cannot attend the All-Star Meet, the lane remains empty. At least 3 out of the 4 swimmers from the division championship meet relay team must swim at the All-Star Meet or the lane remains empty. All-Star meet is on THURSDAY, July 5th at Palo Alto Natatorium.
Warm-ups: 8 – 9 a.m. Practice 8-8:30 am: Canyon Lake: Older & Younger Pools lanes 1-3 JCC: Older & Young Pools lanes 4 & 5 Wildhorse: Older & Younger Pools lanes 6-8
Meet begins: 9:15 a.m. – Ends approximately 12:30 p.m.
Parent volunteer are responsible for directing swimmers to the correct starting blocks/area, but are not allowed behind the blocks. Parent Volunteers: Each team provides parent volunteers to work at the meet as timers, runners, scorekeepers, ribbons & awards area, line-up personnel at the YOUNGER pool, head timer, officials, and clean-up crew after the meet ends. Teams also assign parents to assist younger swimmers to the restrooms, calling swimmers ready for their events, and assisting with cleaning up the bleachers & pool area at the end of the meet. NO ITEMS CAN BE LEFT BEHIND! The bleacher and pool area must be free of all items and litter!
LIFEGUARDS: No one is allowed to interfere with the lifeguards on duty in any manner.
The MSSL agrees to leave the buildings in good and clean order.
The MSSL agrees that no offensive language, gambling, firearms, weapons, alcohol, controlled substances, other intoxicants of any kind, or tobacco will be permitted to be used.
The MSSL agrees that no disorderly or disruptive behavior takes place at PAC. 5.
Teams/parents will abide by helping enforce the NO RUNNING safety rule. The pools’ tile decking and bleachers extremely slippery when wet.
Swimmers will not be allowed in the extra pool during the meet.
No GUM or glass containers.
SMOKE FREE ZONE.
NO OUTSIDE CHAIRS ALLOWED IN THE NATATORIUM TO BE SET UP AROUND THE POOL! There is ample seating for everyone at this facility. NO FOOD WITH EXCEPTION FROM FOOD TRUCK VENDORS ALLOWED TO BE EATEN IN THE NATATORIUM.