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Zone 1 Championship Swim Meet 2016-17

Date: December 20th, 2016

Time: 12:00pm – 3pm

Location: Westmount

Cost: TBA

Contact: Diane Baker, Ancaster High dbaker@hwdsb.on.ca

905 648-4468 x 103 or VM 563


Background: The Zone 1 swim meet is the qualifying event for SOSSA. SOSSA will be held TBA in St. Catharines. Past practice is the top 4 finishers in each event qualify for SOSSA.

To qualify for OFSAA, (Mar. 8-9, 2016 in Windsor) a swimmer must either finish 1st in their event or meet the OFSAA time standard at SOSSA. OFSAA time standards are available online at:

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/swimming/schedules-results

There is no Open 400 Free relay at Zones, but any school that would like to enter an OPEN relay in this event should provide me with their entry time for SOSSA.

Points: Points at Zones will be as follows (double for relays):

Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Points 6 4 3 2 1

Entries:

  • Swimmers may enter up to 4 events. Swimmer may swim in a maximum of 3 individual events (ie. 3 individual events plus a relay, or 2 individual events plus a 2 relays).
  • A school may enter up to 3 swimmers in each individual event and up to 2 relay teams per event. There is no cap per school for 50 Free.
  • A junior swimmer may swim in a senior event, but not both junior and senior of the same event.
  • Entry grids must be submitted by 3:00 pm TBA to Diane Baker at dbaker@hwdsb.on.ca. You will be asked to verify entries via heat sheets that will be sent prior to the meet.  No changes will be permitted to entries at the meet.

IMPORTANT:  Swimmers are limited to a maximum of three (3) events at SOSSA with a maximum of two individual events.  If necessary, swimmers will be asked to indicate their scratch preference after Zone results are posted.  This will allow the maximum number of swimmers to compete at SOSSA.

Rules: All FINA rules apply. Starts will follow the no false start rule. Swimmers will be DQ’d at the end of the event.

Volunteers: Each school will be required to bring 4 timers and stop watches for timing purposes.  Parent officials are also welcome.

Events: The events are listed in the entry grid attached. The event order will follow the order on the entry grid. OPEN swimmers will swim in the same heats as Senior swimmers where possible.  Please indicate OPEN next to the swimmers name where applicable.

Note: If a swimmer hopes to swim an event at OFSAA, they must swim that event at SOSSA. To swim in an event at SOSSA the swimmer must have swum that event and placed at Zones.

 

Event Junior Girls Junior Boys Senior Girls Senior Boys Open Girls Open Boys
Freestyle Relay 1 2 3a 4a 3b 4b
200 Free 5a 6a 5b 6b
50 Back 7 8
100 Back 9a 10a 9b 10b
50 Fly 11 12 13 14
100 Free 15 16 17a 18a 17b 18b
50 Breast 19 20
100 Breast 21a 22a 21b 22b
100 Fly 23 24
50 Free 25 26 27a 28a 27b 28b
100 IM 29 30 31 32
200 IM 33 34
Medley Relay 35 36 37a 38a 37b

38b

 

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