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Divisions: A AA B BB

Men and women compete in separate 50 meter; free, back and relays. This event is also a great spectator sport! (6 swimmers - 3 men, 3 women)

   
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Format:

Combination Team Format, Open Competition: 
There is no maximum number of entries for this event.  Only 1 relay team per company may be entered, however an unlimited number of swimmers may be entered in each of the individual events. 

 

EVENTS:   

  • Backstroke (50 meter) 
  • Freestyle (50 meter) 
  • Mixed Relay (200 meter Freestyle) 

 

AGE GROUPS: 

  • 18 to 29 
  • 30 to 39 
  • 40 to 49 
  • 50 to 59 
  • 60 to 69 
  • 70 & above 

 

TEAMS: 
Participants must be on the roster to participate. No late additions will be eligible to swim.
A team consists of 6 swimmers (3 men and 3 women). 
Team Ranking will consist of the following times: 

  • BACKSTROKE: 
    • (1) man  - any age group 
    • (1) woman - any age group 
  • FREESTYLE: 
    • (2) men  - any age group 
    • (2) woman - any age group 
  • MIXED RELAY: (4) person team 
    • (2) men   
    • (2) women  
    • Note: one of the four members must be a master (40 years or older).
   
Roster Due:

TBA

September 14th

   
Game Days:

Warm-ups begin: 12:30 p.m.

September 21

Women - Relays - Men
Women & Men will alternate heats, Relays will conclude the meet.
Competition begins at 1:30p.m.

   
Location:

LOOS NATATORIUM
3815 Spring Valley Rd
Addison, TX 75244

   
Practice:

Starting July 9

Cottonwood Pool

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Check-In
Procedure :

Athletes should check in each day at the registration desk at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled competition.


Appropriate identification must be presented at the time of registration.

 

See Identification Segment for acceptable forms of ID

   
Scoring:

Medals will be awarded by age group, not division. Age is determined by age as of December 31 of the current year. All divisions swim together by age group - fastest three times in each event receive medals.
Points are awarded based on the total of the following five times:

  • Fastest men's backstroke  - any age group
  • Fastest women's backstroke  - any age group
  • Combined time of (2) fastest men's freestyle  - two different age groups
  • Combined time of (2) fastest women's freestyle  - two different age groups
  • Relay time

Teams lacking the above five times will be figured into the overall standings only after tallying the scores of teams with the required seven times. Team totals will be ranked within divisions and then points awarded to determine overall standings.

   
Participation
Points :

Complete teams will earn 30 participation points, with each additional swimmer earning one point. A complete team consists of 6 different swimmers (3 men and 3 women)

 

BONUS PARTICIPATION POINTS can be earned for entering at least one person in any five age groups per event. Ten bonus points total are available per event.

   
Uniforms:

There is no uniform requirement, but it is recommended that each company wear their Corporate Challenge shirts to the event, but not while swimming.

   
Governing
Body :

The following rules will govern as noted:

  • Events are as follows:
    • 50 meter Freestyle
    • 50 meters Backstroke
    • Mixed Relay: 200 meter Freestyle
  • It is not mandatory to enter every event. However, points totaled for each event will be combined to determine an overall champion.
  • All races will be determined based on time.
  • Starts will be allowed from the pool deck, starting blocks or in the water based on individual swimmers comfort level.
  • Each heat will receive (1) false start. Any participant with a subsequent false will be disqualified from that event.
  • Turn judges will be used during event.
  • Disqualifications will be issued for the following:
    • Relay: swimmers in the water must be in contact with the wall when the next swimmer leaves the deck.
    • Backstroke: during the turn only one crossover stroke is allowed into the wall with a consistent motion.
    • Judges will notify swimmers of any DQs immediately following each heat.