Welcome to the 7th Annual Dolphins Winter Invite aka "The Ugly Sweater" Swim Meet Saturday, November 4th, 2023 Pocahontas Aquatic Center Hosted by: PAC Dolphins Swim Team
Files for visiting teams are at the bottom of the page.
We are going to mix it up for this meet! The heats will be mixed gender and pre-seeded.
There are 25's, 50's, 100's, 200’s in each stroke as well as the 100 IM, 200 IM, and the MILE.
200’s will be 10&U, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, Masters 19+
Relays are Free, Medley, Mixed Free and Mixed Medley.
Results will be separated into age groups and by gender.
NOTE - please sign up for the mile at the swim meet. It is not in the entry file. There will be a signup sheet at the computer table. We are asking that all mile swimmers be able to complete the event in under 28 minutes.
ONLY - 2 heats of the mile
This is a bonus swim and not included in the entry limits.
No points or ribbons will be awarded for the mile.
This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S., Inc. All participants must have a current AAU membership. AAU membership may not be included as part of the entry fee to the event. AAU membership must be obtained before the competition begins, except where the event operator has a laptop available with an internet connection. BE PREPARED: Adult and Non-Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at the event. Please allow up to 10 days for memberships to be processed. Participants are encouraged to visit the AAU web site www.aausports.org to obtain their membership.
Meet Director: Sara Frazier E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date & Start Time: Saturday, November 4, 2023. Meet start @ 10:30 am*
Location: Pocahontas Aquatic Center, 300 Geneva Dr, Pocahontas, AR
Facility: 25 meter pool with 8 lanes, SST Timing system with plunger, and Colorado Touchpads. The 2nd and 4th swimmers in the 100 meter relays may want to start in the water because of the pool depth. Also, all the 25 events will start at the “shallow” end. Swimmers will not be allowed in the therapeutic pool or in the water park area.
Bullpen: No bull pen will be used. *This is subject to change.
Eligibility: AAU registered athletes. The age of the swimmer as of the first day of competition will determine the athlete’s competition age.
Age Divisions: Individual –
8 & under, 9-10 years, 11-12 years, 13-14 years, 15-18 years, & Masters 18+.
Results: Will be posted between the pool and lobby throughout the day.
Warm-up Times: TBD
Entry Limit: Each swimmer may swim a maximum of five (5) individual events and two (2) relays.
Teams must submit their entries by midnight, October 30, 2023.
Deck entries will be accepted, if there is an empty lane. No new heats will be created. Deck entry fee is an additional $10. ($45 total)
Entry Fee: $35/swimmer - Includes facility fees, and event/relay fees.
Send Entries To: email@example.com
Contact Telephone numbers: Coach Anna Lawhon 870-809-1423 (text or email is preferred)
Rules and Safety: This is an AAU sanctioned meet and USA rules shall govern the meet. Possessing a still or video camera or a cell phone with video capability is absolutely prohibited in all dressing areas, locker rooms, bathrooms, or any other location where swimmers may be dressing. Any person found possessing such devices in these areas will be asked to leave the meet. Please remind parents that any concerns should be directed to their child’s coach and NOT to any officials or coaches of other teams. NO alcohol, vaping, or smoking in the Pocahontas Aquatic Center.
Concessions: NO GLASS CONTAINERS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE POOL DECK. Concession stand TBD.
Pro Shop: Swim Shop will be available.
Hospitality: Limited Hospitality will be available. Drinks and snack mix will be provided for the coaches, Officials, and Timers.
Meet Director: Sara Frazier Head Referee: Michael Lawhon Starter: TBA
Timers and Officials: We will need one (1) timer per lane. We will be using a SST timing system with 1 plunger, Colorado touch pads, and stopwatches. Once entries are received and our swimmers’ families are signed up, we will let you know how many timers your team will need to provide. It is recommended that your team submit a timer’s sheet to the announcer the day of the meet to ensure that there are plenty of timers from your team. Also, each team must provide as many stroke and turn judges as possible. Meetings: Stroke & Turn Judges: TDB Timers: TBD Coaches: TBD
Files for visiting teams
The meet_file with the yellow and green icon is for team admins.