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JOHN GROOTVELD SR. OFFICIALS CLASSIC This meet is being run in memory of John Grootveld Senior, a respected volunteer/official and past president of Toronto Swim Club. TSC will be contributing $0.50 from every swim to Swim Ontario Officials to further their organization.

Date: Friday, April 23 – Sunday, April 25, 2009 Host: Toronto Swim Club Location: University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St., Toronto Sanctioned by: Swim Ontario Meet Managers: Meet Referee:

Will Burwell Laura Pratt Horst Tietze Les Darvas

Entry Standards: C time standard as defined by Swim Ontario 2009-2012 Ontario Age Group Time Levels – Short Course All entry times must be converted to LC times, using the default conversion factors in Hy-Tek Meet manager, and then seeded accordingly. Non conforming times (yards, etc) will be seeded last. Entries should be submitted using the appropriate provable time. SNC LTAD: Pre-requisites for swimmers 11 - 14 now exist. Coaches are to ensure that all 11- 14 swimmers meet the following time pre-requisites in order to be entered in the meet: 200 IM 5:00.00 400 Free 8:00.00

Coaches are to ensure that swimmers 10 and under have competed in both the 200 IM and 400 Free to be entered in the meet. Age groups 11-12 and 13-14 will now be treated individually as ages for awards and time standards, but may swim in age combined events. **LIMIT of 3 individual swims per session per swimmer** Standard Entry limitations will apply. Prior year participants will be given priority until March 19, 2010 following which entries will be on a first come first in basis, until the meet is full. Meet management reserves the right to adjust the session times and event order if necessary. The number of heats may be restricted to ensure the session time. Any session time changes will be posted on Toronto Swim Club's website at If there are empty lanes, the meet management may accept deck entries with a valid Swim Ontario registration number. Deck entries are $10 per event. 400 Free: Positive check in is required 30 minutes before the session starts at Clerk of Course table. No check in will result in removal of swimmer from the event. Scratches: Please submit all scratches to the Clerk of Course table no later than 30 minutes before the session starts. The only meet package which will be considered as valid must be the most current version found on Under 'Events' click on 'Meet List & Results'. Meet Results can be found on Meet Management reserves the right to delete a swimmer from an entry or results file for incorrect or absent 9 digit ID numbers and/or correct date of birth. Only swimmers (includes age group and all university athletes) with valid Swimming Canada identification numbers will be considered for acceptance into the meet. .. and where applicable .. Foreign swimmers are exempt from this requirement but must have permission from their federation. All entries must be in Hy-tek (or Splash if in Quebec) format and submitted via No entries will be accepted directly by meet management.

Entry Deadline: Friday, April 9 2010 4:00 pm The entry deadline is Friday April 9, 2010 4:00pm. No changes will be accepted after that date. All fees will be charged based on entries submitted to the entry deadline, regardless of whether the swimmer competes or not. Scratches from Time Finals are to be submitted no later than 30 minutes prior to session start; swimmers who do not swim any heat for which they are seeded after that time will not be subject to a scratch penalty. Entry Fee: $8.00/event. Fee includes Gold Bonus, GST, and $0.50 donation to Swim Ontario Officials. Cheque Payable to: Toronto Swim Club Awards: Place ribbons (1-8th place) will be awarded for the following age groups: 10 & under, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & over. Bell ringer heat winner buttons will be also be awarded. Scoring: none Meet Rules: Current SNC rules will apply Meet Format: LCM. Timed finals. Double Ended meet. The 200 IM and 400 Freestyle may be limited to the fastest 4 heats if necessary and/or the 400 Freestyle may be swam 2 per lane. Officials Contact: As this meet is double ended TSC would appreciate officials from clubs attending. If you would like to volunteer please contact Suzanne MacKenzie at: Disclaimer: The Toronto Swim Club & Officials are not responsible for swimmers who are left at the pool unattended. It is the Parent/Guardian’s responsibility to pick up their swimmer at the appropriate time.

JOHN GROOTVELD SENIOR OFFICIALS CLASSIC All events are women then men’s.

Session I: Friday, April 23 13 & Over 4:00pm 4:45pm

warm up events

#1-4 #5-12 heats may be limited


200 IM 400 free

13-14, 15+ 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15+ *

finish time

Session II: Saturday, April 24 13 & Over 8:30am 9:15am

warm up events #13-16 #17-20 #21-24 #25-28 #29-32 #33-36


finish time

200 free 100 fly 50 breast 50 free 100 back 200 breast

13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over

Session III : Saturday , April 24 1:15pm 2:00pm

warm up events #37-40 #41- 44 #45-48 #49-52 #53-54


200 free 50 breast 100 fly 100 back 200 IM

100 breast 200 fly 50 back 50 fly 100 free 200 back

12 & Under

warm up events #79-82 #83-86 #87-90 #91-94 #95-98 #99-100


13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over 13-14, 15& over

finish time

Session V : Sunday, April 25 1:15pm 2:00pm

13 & Over

warm up events #55-58 #59-62 #63-66 #67-70 #71-74 #75-78


11-12, 10 & Under 11-12, 10 & Under 11-12, 10 & Under 11-12, 10 & Under 11-12 only

finish time

Session IV: Sunday, April 25 8:30am 9:15am

12 & Under

finish time

50 free 50 back 50 fly 100 breast 100 free 200 IM

10 & Under, 11-12 10 & Under, 11-12 10 & Under, 11-12 10 & Under, 11-12 10 & Under, 11-12 10& Under only

SWIMMING / NATATION CANADA Warm-up Procedures 2005 During the designated warm-up period, the meet management committee shall be responsible for ensuring that all Risk Management/Warm-up procedures are followed. It is incumbent on all participants, i.e. meet management, coaches, swimmers, and officials to comply with these procedures. Non-compliance with these procedures will result in a warning or removal of the swimmer from the warm-up pool, and possible further reporting to meet management and the Referee for action under rule SW 2.1.1. Meet management shall designate Safety Marshals to actively monitor the warmup period in the competition pool and ensure compliance with these procedures. Safety Marshals should be notified of any disabled swimmers who are participating in warm-ups. Additional “practice” pools, if any, are to be supervised by lifeguards and coaches. “Safety Marshals shall be responsible to the Referee for all aspects of safety related to conduct during the warm-up period ….. and shall ensure that all appropriate warm-up procedures are followed.” (CSW

General Warm-Up Rules: • • • • • • • •

Swimmers shall enter the water FEET FIRST in a cautious manner. No Running on the pool deck or Diving from the side of the pool. Meet Management shall provide signage to indicate designated lane use during warm-up. Notices/barriers shall be placed on starting blocks to prevent diving during the general warm-up. Diving Starts are only permitted in designated Sprint Lanes during the warm-up period. Lanes shall be open primarily for ‘Circle Swimming’ during the General warm-up period. Coaches and swimmers shall allow Backstrokers & SWAD the ‘right of way’ for safety purposes. Meet Management may designate a Sprint Lane(s) and/or a Pace Lane(s) throughout the general warm-up period.

Specific/Sprint Warm-Up Period: •

Sprint and Pace lanes must be opened for at least the last 30 minutes of warm-ups or as designated by meet management.

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Outside Lanes should be designated as Sprint Lanes. Only ‘one-way’ swimming shall be permitted in Sprint Lanes. Sprint Lanes, Pace Lanes, and Circle Swimming lanes shall be clearly marked with signage. The following statement shall appear in the meet information and in posted notices: "SNC WARM UP PROCEDURES WILL BE IN EFFECT AT THIS MEET".

Equipment: •


Please Note: Breach of pool safety rules by members of a club will be reported to Swim Ontario. The club may face a fine not to exceed $1,500.00.