Panther Invitational Swim Meet

Hosted by Americus-Sumter High School

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Sanction: Sanctioned by Georgia High School Association (GHSA)

Facility: Deriso Pool, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA.

This is a 6 lane, 25 yard pool with an adjacent warmup area. A Colorado timing

system with a single-line scoreboard will be used. On deck seating is limited.

Spectators may bring their lounge chairs and tents. Parking is available nearby.

Rules: Georgia High School Association rules.

Eligibility: School must be a member of GHSA. All contestants must be enrolled in grades 9

through 12 of the school they represent. All entrants must have current eligibility

on file with GHSA. Each team must be accompanied by a coach, faculty member

or other person appointed by the principal of the school to represent the interests

of the school and the swimmers.

Format: Warm-ups no earlier than 9:30 a.m.

Coaches meeting 11:15 a.m.

Meet 11:30 a.m.

Scoring: Scoring will be through 6 places: 7-5-4-3-2-1 for individual events and 14-10-8-

6-4-2 for relay events.

Awards: Ribbons will be awarded for first through sixth places. Trophies will be presented

to the first, second and third place teams, boys and girls.

Entries: Where available, use Hy-Tek Team Manager to send your meet entries.

A meet events file for Team Manager is available from the Meet Director. A

standard Georgia High School form may be used if you do not use Hy-Tek.

Each school is limited to four swimmers per individual event and two teams per

relay event. Each swimmer may enter a maximum of four events, no more than

two of which may be individual events.

*Due to facility limitations, entries will be limited to the first 225 swimmers.

Entry Fees: $3.00 per individual event and $9.00 per relay, payable to Americus High School.

Deadline: Entries must be received no later than Monday, January 19. Mail entries to:

Tim DeMott, Meet Director

144 Columbia Ave.

Americus, GA 31709

Phone: (229) 924-3863

E-mail: coach@americusbluetide.com

Directions to Deriso Pool on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University

From I-75:

Take exit 112 and turn West onto Hwy 27 toward Vienna

Follow Hwy 27 to Americus

In Americus, turn onto Hwy 280 West (Forsyth St.)

Turn left onto South Lee St. (Hwy 377)

Turn left toward Georgia Southwestern State Univ. onto Glessner St.

Go to four-way stop, turn left onto Perimeter Rd.

Follow fork to right onto Simmons Dr.

Pool parking lot will be to the right. A sign opposite the parking lot points to Deriso Swimming

Pool which is located next to the tennis courts.

Entering Americus from the West (on Hwy 280 or 19)

In Americus, turn onto Hwy 280 East (Lamar St.)

Turn right onto South Lee St. (Hwy 377)

Turn left toward Georgia Southwestern State Univ. onto Glessner St.

Go to four-way stop, turn left onto Perimeter Rd.

Follow fork to right onto Simmons Dr.

Pool parking lot will be to the right. A sign opposite the parking lot points to Deriso Swimming

Pool which is located next to the tennis courts.

Panther Invitational Entry Summary

January 24, 2009

Americus, Georgia

(please fill out this page and return with your entries)

School Name:__________________________ Abbrev for meet program :______________

Total number of individual entries: x $3.00 = $ ________

Total number of relay entries: x $9.00 = $ ________

Total team entry fees: = $ ________

Make check payable to: Americus Sumter High School

Mail entries to:

ASCHS Swim Team

144 Columbia Ave.

Americus, GA 31709-4424

e-mail: coach@americusbluetide.com

Head Coach: Phone:____________________________

e-mail:____________________________

Alternate Contact: Phone:____________________________

e-mail:____________________________

Address for Results:______________________________________________

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Please list all other coaches who plan to attend the meet:

_________________________________ ______________________________

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