Novice C/N/W Skill Test Event

GENERAL INFORMATION

Dates

Registration Deadline

Saturday December 2, 2017

October 15, 2017

Hosts Burlington Synchronized Swim Club
Meet Manager  Natalie Chapman
Synchro Swim Ontario Ellen Blainey  eblainey@synchroontairo.com
Venue Centennial Pool
Events
8 and Under
Figures
Speed Swim
L2T Land Routine (optional)

 
13-15 age group
Figures
Speed Swim
9 – 10 age group
Figures
Speed Swim
L2T Land Routine (optional)

 
16-20 age group
Figures
Speed Swim
11 – 12 age group
Figures
Speed Swim
L2T Land Routine (optional)

 
AWD P and  AWD C
Figures
.
 
Rules The competition will be held in accordance with Synchro Swim Ontario Rules
http://synchroontario.com/member-resources/provincial-rulebook/
Byes Byes will only be granted to individual swimmers on medical or compassionate basis.
The bye request form can be found on Synchro Swim Ontario’s web site 
http://synchroontario.com/member-resources/policies-and-forms/ completed forms 
must be sent to meetreg@synchroontairo.com
8U Speed Swim
– Athletes start with one hand on the pool deck, the other arm is holding a kick-board on the water surface facing the direction of the pool lanes, body in a tuck position, two feet touching the wall
– starter says ‘Ready…Whistle”
– hands must remain holding the kick-board at all times; face may enter the surface water; athletes may breath when neccessary
– time will be recorded when the athlete’s hand touches the end wall (25m)
 
9-10 Speed Swim
– Athletes start with one hand on the pool deck, the other arm is on the water surface facing the direction of the pool lanes, body in a tuck position, two feet touching the wall
– starter says ‘Ready…Whistle”
– hands must remain held together at all times; face may enter the surface water; athletes may breath when necessary
– time will be recorded when the athlete’s hand touches the end wall (25m)
 
 
11-12 Speed Swim
– Athletes start with one hand on the pool deck, the other arm is on the water surface facing the direction of the pool lanes, body in a tuck position, two feet touching the wall
– starter says ‘Ready…Whistle”
– Athletes complete 25m (1 lap) of freestyle
– time will be recorded when the athlete’s hand touches the end wall (25m)
 
13-15 & 16-20 Speed Swim
– Athletes start with one hand on the pool deck, the other arm is on the water surface facing the direction of the pool lanes, body in a tuck position, two feet touching the wall
– starter says ‘Ready…Whistle”
– Athletes complete 50m (2 laps) of freestyle
– At the end of lap 1, athletes complete a flip turn followed by a two-foot push-off, dolphin or flutter kick during streamline push-off permitted
– time will be recorded when the athlete completes a one-hand touch on side of pool
L2T Land Routine Info
 
For full details of the Land Routine events at 2017-18 competitions, please see the info package on the L2T Web Portal.
 
– L2T Land Routine shall be an optional event for Novice during the 2017-18 season
– This event is open to swimmers competing in 8U, 9-10 and/or 11-12 (*older swimmers may only enter with their team if they compete on a team with an average age of 11-12 or 10&U)
– Groups may be formed however the Club chooses (it can be a pre-existing team, or a mix of athletes from different teams). 
– While the Land Routine was designed for 8 athletes, Clubs are free to modify this number as needed (e.g. It can be performed as a duet if a full team cannot be fielded, coaches may modify patterns for 9 swimmers etc.)
– The event will be performed in a dry-land environment, on either mats or gym floor (as demonstrated in the video) and will be included in the Meet Schedule
– The event will NOT be marked/awarded with ribbons/medals – however athlete performances will be recognized via certificate and skill feedback provided to coaches for development purposes
– If possible, we ask that athletes dress as per the online demo video (black suits and black shorts); if this is not possible, please try to match as closely as you are able (black tank tops, matching/appropriate workout attire)
– Note: Clubs may choose to perform only a portion of the L2T Land Routine at the Novice Skills Testing Event (e.g. only first 1:00 minute of the routine), and may modify skills if needed (e.g. place hands on ground for splits, hold plank instead of push-ups etc.) – officials will evaluate what is demonstrated
Pool Information Centennial Pool
5151 New Street
Burlington, ON
L7L 1V3 
Building Hours for Access

 

7am – 8pm

 

Pool Specs

 

 

Warm up Pool Length
Competition Pool Length:
Entry:   
N/A
25m
N/A   
Deck Privileges

 

 

 

Only Coaches and Athletes registered for the Event will be allowed
in change rooms and on deck.   
All Coaches must have proper accreditation on them at all times.
Coach Certification andAccreditation is done in September   
Security and Health Services

 

Trained Lifeguards will be on deck at all times during the competition.

 

Rules for Gelling

 

No applicable this is a figure only meet no gelling

 

Rules for stretching & land warm up

 

Robert Bateman High School Cafeteria (attached to Centennial Pool)
No stretching in halls or other areas of the building
Host club will be monitoring 
Entry Deadline

 

October 15,  2017

 

Entry Submission

 

 

Figures inc Speed Swim: entries must be sent using Synchro Canada’s E-Sport EventRegistration program online.  Changes to entries can be made on the E-Sport registration site until the deadline.   Information recorded on E-Sport will be automatically downloaded into the scoring program.  Please ensure that the submitted information is accurate.

L2T Land Routine: entries are done manually with the event registration and payment online form

 

Entry Fees

 

 

Figures and Speed Swim …………………………………………….. $29.00
L2T Land Routine ……………………………………………………… $31.00 
Event Registration & Payment Form

 

https://synchroswimontario.formstack.com/forms/novice_skill_test_registration_form

 

Payment options Payment must be received to Synchro Swim Ontario by
Authorized Club Credit Card
Personal Credit Card – entered on Event Registration form or
by calling SSO @ 416-679-9522 ex 225
              Credit card payment will have added  convenience fee added
Cheque – Mailed to 12-89 Galaxy Blvd
                                   Etobicoke Ontario
                                   M9W 6A4  
Late Entry Fee

 

5.1.3 (pg. 18 SSO Rulebook)
Entry forms including payment not submitted by the stated competition entry deadline will be assessed a financial penalty of $250.00 will be invoiced by Synchro Swim Ontario the day following the entry deadline. Failure to pay the fine by the first event of the competition shall result in disqualification. Fines are non-refundable.
Entry Deadline

 

October 16,  2017

 

Entry Submission

 

 

Figures inc Speed Swim: entries must be sent using Synchro Canada’s E-Sport EventRegistration program online.  Changes to entries can be made on the E-Sport registration site until the deadline.   Information recorded on E-Sport will be automatically downloaded into the scoring program.  Please ensure that the submitted information is accurate.

L2T Land Routine: entries are done manually with the event registration and payment online form

 

Entry Fees

 

 

Figures and Speed Swim …………………………………………….. $29.00
L2T Land Routine ……………………………………………………… $31.00 
Event Registration & Payment Form

 

https://synchroswimontario.formstack.com/forms/novice_skill_test_registration_form

 

Payment options Payment must be received to Synchro Swim Ontario by
Authorized Club Credit Card
Personal Credit Card – entered on Event Registration form or
by calling SSO @ 416-679-9522 ex 225
              Credit card payment will have added  convenience fee added
Cheque must be receieved by Oct 22 – Mailed to 12-89 Galaxy Blvd
                                   Etobicoke Ontario
                                   M9W 6A4  
Late Entry Fee

 

5.1.3 (pg. 18 SSO Rulebook)
Entry forms including payment not submitted by the stated competition entry deadline will be assessed a financial penalty of $250.00 will be invoiced by Synchro Swim Ontario the day following the entry deadline. Failure to pay the fine by the first event of the competition shall result in disqualification. Fines are non-refundable.
Order of Swim

 

In an effort to provide added security and privacy for our Athletes and Coaches in advance of each competition the Order Of Swim is now password protected.  Head Coaches will be provided with the password

 

Email policy

 

All correspondence as required will be by email, using the Registrars contact email.
Results will be emailed out during the Competition to the Head Coaches 
Communications

 

All Meet information and communications will be available on the website www.synchroontairo.com.

 

Pronunciation

 

Throughout the meet we’ll be announcing the names of your club, your coaches and your swimmers. Help our announcers get the correct pronunciation the first time, every time, so we won’t feel awkward, and you won’t feel annoyed. Please help by submitting hint for difficult names to the meet manager 

 

Figures / Draws

 

Figure draws will be done by Synchro Swim Ontario staff in accordance to SSO Rulebook 4.73( c)

Figure Groups can be found in the SSO Rule book Appendix A

 

Results

 

Will be posted on the website http://synchroontario.com/competitive/results/ and emailed to participating Club Head Coaches.

 

Admissions

 

Admission $6.00 per Adult

 

Photography

 

All athletes can be photographed and videotaped during the event.
SSO approved photographer may be on deck during all or a portion of the event
No flash Photograph 

2017-2018

CNW Novice Skill Test Event

8 and Under                  preset 
Age 9-10                         Group 1
Age 11-12                        Group 2
13-15                                preset
16-20                               preset

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