Meet Profiles

Full meet information can be found on the Middle Atlantic, Potomac Valley and NASA websites:

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October

Name:                              Oktoberfest

Host and Location:         GPAC – at the GCIT pool.

Eligibility:                          All age group swimmers : 9& Over

Format:                             Timed finals.  4 session meet, 13 and over in the morning.  9-12 in the afternoon                                                       session.

Comments:                      Location is close by for a first meet of the year.  Works well for an introduction to                                                   winter swim meet season.

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Name:                               Monsters & Madness Mini Meet

Hosted and location:     TWAC held at RiverWinds Community Center,  Last Saturday in October

Eligibility:                         Open to all 8 & under swimmers currently in rolled in the TWAC competitive                                                          program

Comments:                      Great introduction for new swimmers to the competitive meets.

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November      

Name:                               Veteran’s Day

Host and location:            GPAC  at the GCIT pool

Eligibility:                          All competitive register swimmers, age group and mini’s

Format:                              Timed finals.  Morning session  9-12 .  Afternoon Mini’s and the 1650 is offered                                                       13- Overs late afternoon.

Comments:                      Used as a qualifying meet for the December swim meets.

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Name:                               SJAC Turkey Day Mini Meet

Hosted and location:      SJAC held at Nexxt Level,  November 18

Eligibility:                          Open to all 8 & under swimmers currently in rolled in the TWAC competitive                                                           program

Comments:                      Great introduction for new swimmers to the competitive meets.

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December

Name:                               Turkey Claus   – meet entry commitment October 1, 2017

Host and location:          Machine Aquatics of Potomac Valley LSC at the University of Maryland Eppley                                                        Aquatic Center

Eligibility:                         This meet is a no faster than qualifying meet (below A time standard).

Format:                             Trials in morning 13 & over and trials in mid-day for 12 & unders.  Finals for                                                            all in the evening.

Comments-                     This is our 8th year attending the Turkey Claus meet.  It is a great experience for new                                              swimmers to swim  a trial finals meet format and have the opportunity to swim in a                                               travel setting.  Top 16 finishers swim  finals.  We always have a great trip and the                                                     swimmers achieve fast swims.

Hotel:                               Hampton Inn 10 minutes from pool –     you may choose any other hotel

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Name:                               Holiday Invitational

Host and location:          Rockville Montgomery  of Potomac Valley at the Germantown Recreation Center

Eligibility:                         9 and over Swimmers achieving event standards, most are A times and above.

Format:                             Trials in morning 13 & over and trials, in mid-day for 12 & under and finals for all                                                    in the evening.

Comments:                      This meet is being held for the 2nd time this year.  The Germantown pool is a 10 lane                                             facility.

20 swimmers are able to return to finals in the 13 and over age groups.                                                                     10 swimmers  are able to return  for finals in the 12 and under events.                                                                          Very nice and fast pool and meet.

Awards: 1-3rd place Medals; 4-10th place ribbons for all 12 & Under events

Friday night “IM Award” – highest power point score for IM, one girl and one boy regardless of age group Saturday night “Fastest in the Pool Award” – fastest 50 free, one girl and one boy regardless of age group.  Sunday night “Distance Award” –highest power point score for any distance event 500 yards and over (includes Thursday distance events), one girl and one boy regardless of age group

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Hotel Information

Tidewater Aquatics

Start date: 12/7/17
End date: 12/10/17
Last day to book: 11/10/17

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Germantown Gaithersburg  for 109.00 USD  per night
  • Click the link below to book your room

Book your group rate for Tidewater Aquatics

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Name:                               SJAC Gator Classic Meet

Hosted and location:     SJAC  held at Nexxt Level

Eligibility:                        Open to all 9 & over swimmers

Comments:                      Trial Final meet format- Last year was the first year held.  Good meet for those who                                               do not wish to travel.

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Name:                               NJ State meet

Host and location:          Jersey Storm at the GCIT pool

Eligibility:                         8 and unders.  No time standards for this meet.

Format:                            Timed finals for all.  Morning session 13 and overs, mid-day 8 and unders and                                                         9-12 afternoon. Team and Individual High Point age group awards are given.

Comments:                     Large meet held at GCIT.  Good meet for those who do not wish to travel.

**  We did not attend this meet last year for the age group swimmers.  We attended the SJAC                                   Gator Classic.  Only the mini attended this meet.

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January

 

Name:                               Arctic Blast Mini Meet

Host and location:         River Winds Community Center

Eligibility:                        8 & Under

Format:                          1 day timed final mini’s only

Comments:                     small mini meet hosted by TWAC

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Name:                               New Year’s Day

Host and location:          GPAC  at the GCIT pool

Eligibility:                          All competitive register swimmers, age group and mini’s

Format:                              Timed finals.  Morning session  9-12 .  Afternoon Mini’s and the 1650 is offered

13- Overs late afternoon.

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February

Name:                               Pirate’s Treasure Mini Meet

Host and Location          RiverWinds Community Center

Eligibility:                          8 & Under

Format:                             1 day timed final mini’s only

Comments:                     small mini meet hosted by TWAC

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Name:                               SJAC

Host and location:          SJAC Voorhees NJ

Eligibility:                          9 and over no time standard

Format:                              2 day timed final meet

Comments:                     Great meet for 13 and over to achieve qualifying times for championship meets in

 

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Last Chance Qualifier for Junior Olympics

Name:                               UDAC Closed  Invitational

Host and location:          Eligibility:            9 and over

Format:                             2 day timed final meet

Comments:                      Great pool and a very small meet.  Good opportunity to achieve a time for any                                                         championship meet.

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 March

Name:                               Bronze Champs – Middle Atlantic meet hosted by NPAC, Lansdale Pa, North Penn High School

Host and location:          NPAC, North Penn High School, Lansdale Pa.

Eligibility:                         14 and Under    This meet is a no faster than qualifying meet.

Time standards to be posted for the 2015 season

Format:                            Time finals

Comments:                     New last year, Nice final meet for novice swimmers.  Nice pool

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Name:                               Mini Champs

Host and location:          Jersey Wahoos at LaSalle University

Eligibility:                          8 & Under

Format:                              3 day time finals meet

Comments:                       Final meet for the Mini’s

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Name:                               Junior Olympics

Host and location            Middle Atlantic meet hosted by York YMCA York Pa

Eligibility:                          14 & Under who have meet the qualifying standards for  2018

Format:                              Trial/ Final 11-12, timed finals for 10 and Under in an afternoon session

Comments:                      Very large meet, with  A-AA meet time standards

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Name:                               Senior Champs 

Host and location           Middle Atlantic hosted meet at York YMCA, York Pa

Eligibility:                         no age – time standard

Format:                             Trial/ Finals

Comments:

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Name                                Sectionals           Regional Championships- south

Host and location:           meet held in Virginia

Eligibility:                         no age- Time standard

Format:                             Trial /Finals

Comments:                      Fast meet

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Silver Champs- Middle Atlantic 

Host and location:         GPAC at GCIT

Eligibility:                        9-18 year olds meet time standard, slower than JO and faster than Bronze

Format:                            Trial/ final meet for 11 and over              .  Timed finals for 9-10 year olds

 

Comments:

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April

NASA Age Group Showcase- April  Clearwater Florida

9, 11, 13, year old AA time standard- 10, 12, 14 old AAA time standard

 

Format:                             Trial/Final –top 10 finishers swim finals for all each single age

 

Comments:       1 qualifying  time = 3 bonus swims awarded.  Very nice pool.  Really fast meet and a fun time

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May – June – July

Long course season