ARPA State Swim & Dive Championship

ARPA State Swim & Dive Championship

ARPA State Swim & Dive Meet
Birmingham Park and Recreation Board
Birmingham, Alabama
July 26th – 28th, 2018

HOSTED BY:City Of Birmingham

LOCATION:Birmingham Crossplex

FACILITY:POOLIndoor 25-yard course, offering 10 lanes for short course competition. Pool depth ranging from 7 feet and 1 inch at the shallowest to 13 and half feet at the deep end. Indoor 25-yard pool, offering 10 lanes for general warmup during the meet.

TIMING: Automatic timing will be provided by Colorado Timing System with HYTEK interface on the course. Manual back up will be used. A 10-lane scoreboard will be available.

RULES:2018 ARPA Swimming rules will govern the meet.

OFFICIALS:Meet Director: Robby Dellinger
Referee: Tiffany Myrick

START TIMES:Dive meet warm up will be on Thursday July 26th at 9:00am with competition beginning following warm up. State Swim meet warm-ups at 7:45am with competition beginning at 10:00am Friday July 27th and Saturday July 28th. All times are Central Standard Time.

SAFETY:In the interest of safety and accident prevention, coaches and swimmers are asked to observe all posted pool rules and to conduct themselves in a safe manner. Only meet workers, coaches officials and swimmers will be allowed on the pool deck. Coaches are asked to help control the crowded pool deck by making sure all swimmers that are not at Clerk of Course stay in the spectator area.

ELIGIBILITY:All swimmers must be ARPA Swimming registered. Coaches and officials must show certification as required by ARPA Swimming.

ENTRIES:District hosts are urged to submit swimmer entries using HY-TEK’s Team Manager or Meet Manager software. All relays must include names; changes will be accepted on deck the morning of the respective relays. A hard copy of entries with the event numbers and event description must be included in the entry packet. Teams without Hy-tek software must use enclosed entry forms.

District roster file should also be emailed along with the Hy-tek entry file to facilitate relay name changes during the meet.

Medical Waivers Should also be sent in with entries

Diving rosters (name, age, gender, events) for each district must be submitted by the deadline. Dive sheets will be due by July 17th 2018

ENTRY FEES:$4.00 per individual event
$2.00 ARPA surcharge per swimmer
$8.00 per Relay
Make checks payable to: City Of Birmingham and mail with entry packet.

ENTRY LIMIT:Swimmers may enter a maximum of 3 individual events and 2 relays per ARPA rules

LATE ENTRIES:Late entries will not be accepted unless protest committee allows it.

ENTRY ERRORS:If due to meet error, the swimmer will be deck entered into an open lane of the heat nearest his/her entry time or in a new heat. The entire event WILL NOT be reseeded.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Email entry file by Tuesday, July 17th at 12 p.m.

Entry packet must be received by the Meet Director by Tuesday, July 17th at 12 p.m. Packet should include:
•Entry fee made out to City Of Birmingham
•Entry Fee form (D-1)
•Roster (signed by Director)
•District meet results
•Entries by event (HyTek)
•Liability waiver

MAIL ENTRIES TO: Email HyTek entries to

Mail entry packet to:
Meet Director, ARPA Swim and Dive Meet
Birmingham Crossplex
2337 Bessemer Rd
Birmingham AL, 35208

SEEDING:All events are timed finals and will be seeded according to all applicable USA Swimming rules. Seed times will be times entered on the entry form (preferably HyTek). Notification of scratches will be appreciated.

SCRATCHES:All scratches should be submitted to the Clerk of Course as soon as possible before or during the scratch meeting. There will be no lane changes due to scratches. There will be no adding swimmers to the meet unless approved by the sports rec committee

AWARDS:All awards will be based on ARPA rules in the 2018 Sports Rec manual.

COACHES MEETING: A coaches meeting will be held at the following times:
ThursdayJuly 26th at 9:00 am for diving.
Friday July 27th at 8:00 am for swimming.
Saturday July 28th at 8:00 am for swimming
Coaches meeting for Diving will be on the pool deck.
Coaches meeting for Swimming will in the upstairs meeting room

HOSPITALITY:There will be a hospitality room available for coaches, officials and Volunteers only.

CONCESSIONS:There will be multiple concession areas provided as no outside food is allowed.

PARKING:$5.00 onsite parking is available

VENDORS:Tournament t-shirts and additional tournament items will be available for purchase

Friday, July 28th Saturday, July 29th
Warm Up: 7:45am – 9:45amWarm Up: 7:45am – 9:45am
Start: 10:00amStart: 10:00am

Event # BoysEventEvent # Girls Event # BoysEventEvent # Girls
18&under 100 Medley Relay2 436&under 100 Free Relay44
39&10 100 Medley Relay4 458&under 100 Free Relay46
511&12 200 Medley Relay 6 479&10 200 Free Relay48
713&14 200 Medley Relay8 4911&12 200 Free Relay50
915&18 200 Medley Relay10 5113&14 200 Free Relay52
118&under 25 Breast12 5315&18 200 Free Relay54
139&10 50 Breast14 558&under 25 Fly 56
1511&12 50 Breast16 579&10 25 Fly58
1713&14 50 Breast18 5911&12 50 Fly60
1915&18 50 Breast20 6113&14 50 Fly62
6315&18 50 Fly64

One Hour Break One Hour Break

216&under 25 Free22 656&under 25 Back 66
238&under 25 Free24 678&under 25 Back68
259&10 50 Free26 699&10 50 Back70
2711&12 50 Free28 7111&12 50 Back72
2913&14 50 Free30 7313&14 100 Back74
3115&18 50 Free32 7515&18 100 Back76
338&under 100 IM34 778&under 50 Free 78
359&10 100 IM36 799&10 100 Free 80
3711&12 100 IM38 8111&12 100 Free 82
3913&14 100 IM 40 8313&14 100 Free 84
4115&18 100 IM 42 8515&18 100 Free 86

ARPA State Swim & Dive Championship Event Times

July 26, 2018 10:00 am Add to Calendar

July 26, 2018 - July 28, 2018