This meet is sanctioned by USA Swimming and Illinois Swimming, Inc. It is a Timed Final meet, and positive check in will be used during all sessions. All USA Swimming registered swimmers are eligible. Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member-coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. A swimmer’s age as of December1st 2012, will determine their age for the meet. Entry fees will be $3.00 per individual event, plus $2.00 ISI surcharge per swimmer entered. Entries will not be accepted by the Entry Chairperson before 8:00am CST, November 2nd 2012. Swimmers are limited to four 4 individual events on Saturday and Sunday. 8 & U may be limited to 3 individual events in order for the time limit to be met. Deck entries will not be permitted. Distance events of 200 yards or more may be limited to the top three 3 heats per event. Awards will be given for first 1st through eighth 8th, and can be picked up at the awards table by the athletes thirty 30 minutes following the completion of their event.