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Circle C HOME vs Shady Hollow

Who:

Where:Circle C Pool

Meet Theme: Hawaiian

Timeline:

5:45 am: Set Up Crew Begins Set Up, Early Shift Gate Keepers Arrive

6:25 am: Age Group Parents Check In

6:35 am: Age Group Parents Ready to Check Swimmers In

6:45 am: Swimmers and All Other Volunteers Arrive and Check In

7:00-7:25 am: Circle C Warm-up (BE THERE or scratched from relays)

7:25-7:50 am: Shady Hollow Warm Up

7:30 am: Volunteer Meetings (see below)

7:50 am: First call to Ready Bench

7:55 am: National Anthem

8:00 am: Meet Begins

10:30 am: Shift Change & Break (Between Events 44 & 45)

12:30 pm: Meet Ends

Parent/Coach Relays:

The S.E.A.L. "Seriously Entertaining And Laughable" Relays are on. Please put together your 4 person relay team and sign up at the DJ booth!

Volunteer Meetings: (7:30 am)

Timers: Meet under the timer tents (Head Timer: Susanna Eilers)

Stroke and Turn Judges: Meet under blue umbrellas near concessions on deck area (Head Stroke & Turn - Frances & Ben Adair)

Ready Bench: Meet at the Ready Bench on the southeast side of the pool (Head Ready Bench - Leslie LaRue & Greg Tanis)

Ribbons & Runners: Meet by computer awning, located by parking lot gate (Head Runner - Cameron Foster)

Please watch for weather alerts the morning of the event and arrive early to get organized.

AGE GROUP TENT DETAILS:

***Please do not enter the Age Group Tent area to either check in your swimmers or to set up your own chairs until AFTER set up is complete.

Check In: Drop your swimmers off at their appropriate age group tent and check them in with the age group parent. Make sure they are sun-screened and marked up BEFORE you leave the area :) Events on arm, name on back of shoulder. See instructions. Also, please don’t remove your child from their tent (bathroom/concessions) unless you notify the Age Group Parent.

Check Out: Notify the Age Group Parent when you’re leaving for the day and actively check them out.

Allergy Alert: If your child has a severe allergy please ensure you have appropriate medication (e.g. Epi-Pen) on hand and inform the Age Group parents. We are often in grasses or parking lots during meets. If you child has a bee, fire ant or other insect allergy please come prepared.

We have children with severe nut allergies and ask families to help us be a Peanut and Tree Nut free team. Please refrain from bringing food containing nuts to the swim meets. Children hang out in Age Group tents and contact may be unavoidable. Nutella contains nuts.

Visiting Team Zoos:

We have a new zoo setup for 2022. Visiting teams’ zoos will now be in the back parking lot. Teams will be able to use both the parking lot and grassy area behind it to set up tents and for parents to set up chairs and shade structures. Here is a map of the new meet setup.

Spectators:

Outside chairs and tents are not allowed inside the pool area per Circle C Aquatics policies. If you bring your own chairs or shade structures please set them up in the area under the trees or near the sport court (for Circle C Seals) or behind your kids’ zoos (for visiting teams). Deck chairs will be out for spectators to sit on in the pool area. Please be mindful of the pathway for swimmers to the ready bench and keep that area clear. Signs and cones will be posted to indicate where that pathway is.

Concessions:

We will have a full concession stand run by the Circle C Cafe throughout the meet. Breakfast tacos, coffee, water, Gatorade, sodas, snacks, and lunch food will be available.

Parking:

We are requesting both the Seals team and our visitors to avoid parking on the residential streets around the pool (in particular Dedham Lane across Escarpment Blvd)

Instead, please park at one of 3 places:

(1) Circle C CDC East Preschool CDC East Preschool Parking

(2) Along Lacrosse Ave

(3) Along Escarpment Blvd

In addition to parking in the locations requested, we’d like to remind everyone to also please obey all traffic laws for parking, pedestrian crossing, and driving – all with the understanding that we want to ensure a safe environment AND we don’t want any ‘reminders’ from police that we must do so. Finally, we want the Seals and the League to be considered ‘good neighbors’ within Circle C – please be courteous of our neighbors and not block driveways, etc. Thanks in advance for your consideration! Please use this map as a reference. The main entrance to the pool will be closed.

Helpful pages:

Meet Preparation (things to do the night before)

Meet 101 (what to bring and overview of the day)

Circle C Host Meet Info (Pool map, volunteer meeting locations, parking, concessions etc.)

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