USA Swimming Grand Prix Series - Minneapolis, MN
Start: Friday, November 9, 2012 @ 9:00 AM (CST)
Minneapolis , MN 55455
This meet is hosted by Twin Cities Swim Team and sanctioned by USA Swimming. There will be two sets of qualifying standards for this meet “A” and “B”. It is open to all swimmers who are members of USA Swimming or their respective FINA federation, and who have achieved the published time standard. The qualifying period is 24 months prior to the entry deadline. This meet will be capped when the entries reach 600 swimmers. Any swimmer who has one or more times which were ranked in the top 50 of the World Rankings during the past year is exempt from the entry cap, provided their entries are received by the entry deadline. This meet will be conducted in SCY. Swimmer may enter as many events as he or she wishes, provided that he or she has met the qualifying requirements. Each swimmer may participate in a maximum of seven individual events, with no more than three individual events per day. Distance events may be limited to the six fastest heats of men and women. Individual Event entry fee is $10.00 per event. Relay entry fee is $20.00 per event. Coach Credential entry fee is $20.00 per coach. The entry deadline for all athletes is 11:59 pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 or as soon as the entry cap is reached top 50 athletes are exempt from the cap, but not the entry deadline. There will be no team scoring for this competition, however scores will be kept for individual high point performances. Scoring will be on a sixteen 16 place basis as follows: 20, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. There will be no awards at this meet. At the time of publication, prize money for this event and other Series events is under review and will be determined in late 2012.