2016 BSL Cranberry Classic
Invitational Swim Meet
November 4-6 , 2016
Birmingham Crossplex

Birmingham Swim League
" Cranberry Classic Invitational "
Birmingham CrossPlex
November 4-6 , 2016
SANCTIONED BY:This meet will be conducted under the auspices of Southeastern Swimming, Inc. of USA Swimming. USA Swimming technical rules and regulations will be followed with the exception of items specifically addressed in the meet information Sanctioned by Southeastern Swimming, Inc.
Held under the sanction of USA Swimming and Southeastern Swimming, Inc. Sanction No. 16SEBSL11-4, Time Trial Sanction No. 16SEBSL11-4TT
HOSTED BY:Birmingham Swim League (www.birminghamswimleague.org)
1025 Montgomery Hwy Suite 106
Birmingham, Al 35216
205-823-5512 (office)
LOCATION:Birmingham CrossPlex (www.birminghamcrossplex.com)
2337 Bessemer Road
Birmingham, AL 35208
FACILITIES:Indoor 20 lane, 25 yard or 10 lane, 50 meter pool with non-turbulent lane lines, Colorado timing system and video scoreboard. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4). The water depth is a minimum of 8 feet to 16 feet. Warm-up/warm-down lanes available at all times.
RULES:Current United States Swimming rules will govern the conduct of the meet.
Southeastern Swimming safety guidelines and warm up procedures will be in effect.
The use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms, locker rooms, or from behind the starting blocks. Deck changing into or out of swimsuits other than in locker rooms or rest rooms is prohibited.
In the interest of safety and accident prevention, coaches and swimmers are asked to observe all posted pool rules and facility rules referred to in this meet information and to conduct themselves in a safe and prudent manner. Birmingham Swim League will not accept responsibility for anyone who climbs to an unsafe height for any reason.
OFFICIALS:Meet Director:Kristie Muir ([email protected])
Meet Referee:Gwen McKenzie ([email protected])
Admin Referee:Donna Williamson ([email protected])
Officials and apprentices from visiting teams are welcome and appreciated. Please contact Gwen McKenzie ([email protected]) with session(s) you are available to work. Dress in khaki pants/shorts/skirts, white shirts and white shoes. Please fill out information on "Team Information" page to be returned with entries. Officials must be members of USA Swimming and must present evidence of certification as required by Southeastern Swimming. Should there be any questions, meet officials will recognize only coaches or their designated representatives.
Officials' meeting will take place in the hospitality room 1 hour before each session. Timers' meeting will take place at Clerk of Course 30 minutes before each session.
ELIGIBILITY:All swimmers must be 2016-2017 USA Swimming Registered athletes. USA registration number must be listed on the entry form. No entry will be accepted without current registration numbers. There will be no on-deck USA Swimming membership registration. Coaches and officials must present evidence of certification as required by Southeastern Swimming.
A swimmer's age on the first day of the meet will determine his or her age for the entire meet. Swimmers must be 11 years old to enter "Senior" events.
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. When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer's legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.
STARTING TIMES:Warm-upCompetition
Friday PM:4:00 PM5:00 PM
Saturday AM:7:20 AM; 7:50 AM8:30 AM
Saturday PM:Not before 12:30 PMNot before 1:40 PM
Sunday AM:7:20 AM; 7:50 AM8:30 AM
Sunday PM:Not before 12:30 PMNot before 1:40 PM
Sessions (AM and PM) and/or events may be combined if necessary, depending on the number of entrants. If sessions are combined the events will also be re-numbered. Teams will be notified by telephone and/or email by Wednesday, November 4th, if this should occur, so please fill out ALL information on the TEAM INFORMATION page and turn that in with your entries by the deadline.
WARM-UPS:Morning sessions will have one or two warm-ups depending on entries. Depending on size of meet, there may be designated sprint lanes at end of each morning warm-up. Afternoon sessions will be OPEN warm-ups with sprint and pace lanes to be designated the last 25 minutes at the discretion of the Meet Referee. Warm-up Lane assignments will be posted on www.birminghamswimleague.org and will be in