Meet Descriptions

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:
For the first meet of the year, the location is close.
Works well for an introduction to winter swim meet season.

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Name: Monsters & Madness Mini Meet

Hosted and location: TWAC holds at RiverWinds Community Center

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

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

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
Trials in mid-day for 12 & under
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.

 

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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
Trials mid-day for 12 & under
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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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 under.  No time standards for this meet.

Format:
Timed finals for all.
Morning session 13 and over
Mid-day 8 and under
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: 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

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

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

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 afternoon

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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Name: 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

ISCA Age Group Elite Showcase

Host and Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Eligibility:
9, 11, 13 year old AA time standard
10, 12, 14 year 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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