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Date

Saturday, July 20 – Sunday, July 21, 2024

 

Site

Beyer Hall Pool
Iowa State University Campus
Ames Iowa
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Time

Saturday, July 20
8:00 am – Warm-ups*
9:00 am – Competition

Sunday, July 21
8:00 am – Warm-ups*
9:00 am – Competition

*Should warm-up need to be split, athletes will be notified by 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 18.

 

Commissioner

Dave Thoma
davidthoma8197@gmail.com
319.361.8197

2024 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2024 State Games of America

Competition Format

This meet will be held under the sanction of USA Swimming and Iowa Swimming, Inc. (IASI). USA Approval #:  TBD

Swimmers do not have to be a member of USA swimming to compete. If you are a USA Swimming member, please enter your USA ID # during registration. All USA Swim members will be charged a $6 surcharge during registration (required by Iowa Swimming). 

Recognized by Masters Swimming. Recognition Number: TBD

The youth and masters will compete in the same meet.  This is a meet for individual competition only. THERE WILL BE NO RELAYS.

Timed finals in all races. All swimmers will be deck seeded.

Athletes can swim up to 6 events per day.

The depth of the starting end and turn end of the pool measured a distance of 4 feet 6 inches. As you swim, it does have a ramp so that in the middle the pool gets as deep as 6 feet.

The competition course has been certified in accordance with USA Swimming Rule 102.2.2C(4). A copy of the certification is on file with USA Swimming.

In granting this approval, it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming and Iowa Swimming, Inc. shall be free and held harmless from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event. Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone, is not permitted in changing areas, restrooms, and lockers rooms. Deck changes are prohibited.

Rules

Current USA Swimming technical and administrative rules and IASI policies and procedures will govern this meet. 

U.S. Master Swimming rules prevail where noted herein.

If you are unfamiliar with the technical rules used in USA or Masters Swimming regarding freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly, and backstroke this information can be found at the USA Swimming website by clicking HERE. Knowledge of these rules may help avoid disqualification.

Use of tobacco and alcohol products are prohibited in all venue areas. 

Operation of a drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open-ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present. 

Certified lifeguards will be on duty at all times during the meet. Iowa Games has Mary Greeley Medical Center Personnel on standby in case of emergency. 

A meet jury/committee consisting of the meet director, meet referee, coach representative, athlete representative, and a meet official will consider any administrative protests filed at the meet. Protests against judgement decisions can only be considered by the referee and the referee’s decision is final.

Age Determining Date

July 15, 2023 (athlete’s age on the first day of the meet)

Swim Clubs

If you are a USA Swim Club and would like to register using the Meet Manager/Hy-Tek file, please email Tre Stanton at tre.stanton@iowagames.org

MAAPP

All applicable adults participating in or associated with this meet, acknowledge that they are subject to the provisions of the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (“MAAPP”), and that they understand that compliance with the MAAPP policy is a condition of participation in the conduct of this competition. To review the policy, click HERE.

Sport Specific Information

USA Coaches are allowed on deck with proper identification.

In events with few athletes, the meet management has the right to seed divisions together. Seed times should be in yards or NT (no time).  Please indicate on entry form.

The 500 yard event is not guaranteed as it is based on the number of swimmers.  If athletes swim a distance event (500 or longer), they will be expected to count for another individual in a different heat of that event or arrange for a person to serve as their personal lap counter.

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each age/gender division. No medals will be sent, please pick up medals prior to leaving the site.

T-shirts

Athletes receive a cotton t-shirt with their entry fee. For $12, athletes can upgrade to a dri-fit shirt during registration. The deadline to order a dri-fit is June 18. 

Athletes can pick up their shirts at Sukup South End Zone Club at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup End Zone is from University Boulevard. 

Hours:
Friday, July 14: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Saturday, July 15: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday, July 16: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Divisions

Male and Female divisions will be offered for each event in each age group. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each.

Swimmers doing the 500 Free and 1000 Free must provide their own timers and lap counters.

8 & Under
25 Free
50 Free
100 Free
25 Breaststroke
50 Breaststroke
25 Backstroke
50 Backstroke
25 Butterfly
50 Butterfly
100 IM

Ages 9 – 10 Years
50 Free
100 Free
200 Free
50 Breaststroke
100 Breaststroke
50 Backstroke
100 Backstroke
50 Butterfly
100 Butterfly
100 IM
200 IM

Ages 11 – 12 Years
50 Free
100 Free
200 Free
500 Free
1000 Free
50 Breaststroke
100 Breaststroke
50 Backstroke
100 Backstroke
50 Butterfly
100 Butterfly
200 Butterfly
100 IM
200 IM

Age Groups : 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-99
50 Free
100 Free
200 Free
500 Free
1000 Free
50 Breaststroke
100 Breaststroke
200 Breaststroke
50 Butterfly
100 Butterfly
200 Butterfly
50 Backstroke
100 Backstroke
200 Backstroke
100 IM
200 IM

Click HERE for the 2024 Summer Iowa Games Swim Meet Program. 

SATURDAY, JULY 15 SESSION – ORDER OF EVENTS

 

Swimmers are limited to 6 events per day.

8 & Under  | 25 Free
9 – 10 | 50 Breast
11 – 12 | 50 Breast
13 & Over | 100 Breast
8 & Under | 50 Fly
13 & Under | 200 Back
9 – 10 | 100 Free
11 – 12 | 100 Free
8 & Under | 100 Free
13 & Over | 100 Free
9 – 10 | 200 IM
11 – 12 | 200 IM
13 & Over | 200 IM
8 & Under | 25 Breast
9 – 10 | 100 Fly
11 – 12 | 100 Fly
13 & Over | 50 Fly
8 & Under | 50 Back
9 – 10 | 100 Back
11 – 12 | 100 Back
13 & Over | 50 Back
13 & Over | 200 Fly
11 – 12 | 200 Fly
11 & Over | 500 Free

 

SUNDAY, July 16 AM SESSION – ORDER OF EVENTS

Swimmers are limited to 6 events per day.

13 & Over | 50 Free
9 – 10 | 50 Free
11 – 12  | 50 Free
8 & Under | 50 Free
13 & Over | 200 Breast
13 & Over | 100 Back
9 – 10 | 50 Back
11 – 12 | 50 Back
8 & Under | 25 Back
13 & Over | 50 Breast
9 – 10 | 100 Breast
11 – 12 | 100 Breast
8 & Under | 50 Breast
13 & Over | 100 Fly
9 – 10 | 50 Fly
11 – 12 | 50 Fly
8 & Under | 25 Fly
13 & Over | 200 Free
9 – 10 | 200 Free
11 – 12 | 200 Free
8  & Under | 100 IM
13 & Over | 100 IM
9 – 10 |  100 IM
11 – 12 | 100 IM
11 & Over | 1000 Free

Important Information

The 500 Free and 1000 Free are positive check in events. Swimmers that signed up for those events need to check in with meet staff at the beginning of warm-ups each day and declare their intent to compete in those events. The Meet Director has the right to combine heats and/or events based on actual numbers.

Registration Deadlines

Early Deadline:
Entry Fee: $15 for first event plus $2/additional event
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2024

Mid Deadline:
Entry Fee: $20 for first event plus $2/additional event
Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2024

Final Deadline:
Entry Fee: $25 for first event plus $2/additional event
Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2024

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 16

All USA Swim members will be charged a $6 surcharge during registration (required by USA Swimming).

NO ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Spectator Admissions will be taken at the event. Spectators can pre-purchase admission by clicking HERE or admission can be purchased on-site. 
5 & Over: $5.00
4 & Under: Free

For more information on admission fees, click HERE

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