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Wildcats News · Boys Swimming & Diving Sectional @ Castle This Week!


Castle High School has released the format to be followed for this week’s Sectional Swimming & Diving Tournament.  Please note:  All times are CST!

SECTIONAL FORMAT

THURSDAY

 

Prelims

4:00 p.m. Warm-up Opened

4:45 p.m. Scratch Meeting

5:15 p.m. Warm-up Closed

5:30 p.m.  Preliminaries

5:30 p.m. Diving boards Open

Medley Relay

200 Free

200 IM

50 Free

 

15 Minute Break

 

100 Fly

100 Free

500 Free

200 Free Relay

100 Back

100 Breast

400 Free Relay

 
SATURDAY MORNING

 

7:30 a.m.     Diving Warm-up

8:30 a.m.     Diving Scratch Meeting

8:45 a.m.     Diving Warm-up Closed

9:00 a.m.     1st & 2nd Round Diving

11:30 a.m.     Diving Boards Closed

1:00 p.m.     Diving Boards Open

 

SATURDAY AFTERNOON

 

Finals

11:30 a.m.   Warm-up Opened

12:15 p.m.   Scratch Meeting

12:45 p.m.   Warm-up Closed

1:00 p.m.  Finals

Medley Relay

200 Free

200 IM

50 Free

 

Diving

 

100 Fly

100 Free

500 Free

200 Free Relay

100 Back

100 Breast

400 Free Relay

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

 

3rd Round

 

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

2 Heats

Seeding:                                  Will follow the sixteen-place scoring championship meet preliminary/finals format for Thursday and Saturday.

 

Method of Advancement:     Swimming – The fastest eight qualifiers will advance to the Finals; while 9th through 16th will advance to the Consolations.

Diving – The highest twenty scores advance to the Semi-finals, while the highest sixteen scores advance to the Finals.

 

Bulkhead:                              Will be set up to allow swim warm-up throughout the meet on both Thursday and Saturday.

 

Diving:                                    Will follow the championship meet format.

 

The meet shall consist of five voluntary dives and six optional dives.

Round 1 –      Any two voluntary and three optional

Round 2 –      Two voluntary and one optional

Round 3 –      One voluntary and two optional

 

The six optional dives shall include at least one chosen from each of the five groups while no more than one optional dive from the same group is permitted through the semi-finals.

 

Diving Warm-up:                  Divers will be allowed to warm-up using the boards during the swim meet on Thursday as well as before diving begins on Saturday.   There will be no diving warm-ups on Friday evening.

 

Scoring:                                  16 place championship scoring per NFHS Swimming and Diving Rules book (7-1-3).

 

Awards:                                  Ribbons 1st through 8th places and team championship plaque.

 

First through eighth place ribbons will be given out at the awards stand immediately following the Finals heat.  A team champion plaque presentation will take place after the meet.

 

Timing:                                  The meet will have automatic timing with one button and two manual stopwatch back-ups.

 

Admission:                             $6.00 per session and $10.00 for a season ticket.  All tickets will be sold at the door.

Actual participants, student manager and coaches will be admitted free if they arrive with the team.  Those arriving later will be expected to purchase a ticket.

 

Seating Assignments:           Each team will have a designated seating area on the pool deck.  All spectators and non-performers (including female athletes) will be required to remain off the pool deck.  Only meet officials, coaches, contestants and managers will be permitted on the deck.

 

Concessions:                          Will be available.

 

Good Luck, Guys!  This is what you’ve worked for!  #WeAreMV!