2014/07/30 LCM Far Western Champ.
   Announcing the 2014 Long Course Far Western Age Group Championships, July 30 - August 3 hosted by the Terrapins Swim Team in Concord, California.  Always one of the fastest age group championships each year, regularly attended by teams from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  This action packed trials and finals championships is live streamed by Swimming World TV with interviews and commentaries.  (see time standards)






iMPORTANT NOTE:  ALL INTERNATIONAL / ALL STAR TEAMS MUST RETURN THIS FORM PRIOR TO ENTERING THE 2014 FAR WESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.    Please download this invitation form and fax to the Terrapins office at 925 680-8372.  Please attach an athlete roster and coach roster for all attendees.

ENTRY OPTIONS FOR OUT OF LSC / INTERNATIONAL / ALL STAR TEAMS:

Option #1-  International and out of LSC swimmers use of swimconnection.com:

If you are outside of the Pacific or Sierra Nevada LSCs, we do not store your times or registration info. To add swimmers from outside LSCs, you will need to create a Registration Number. It is 14 characters, in the form of: Birthdate (MMDDYY), then the first three letters of their first name, their middle initial if provided and then the first 4 letters of their last name.

MMDDYYFFFMLLLL = Registration number

For team code, you will select OTHER (ZZ), and then manually enter all of your team name information.

For  assistance with this option, you can contact our help desk at ome-support@swimconnection.com.


Option #2-  Use of the TM events file.  Completed entry files along with payment are due by the entry deadline.  These files can be emailed to swimterrapin@msn.com. 

Click Here to download TM events file.


.Pre Meet Training time for outside PC teams travelling to the meet –

 Training time prior to the meet is very restricted and will be limited to the following City of Concord lap swim lanes. These lanes will be very crowded, making sophisticated workouts impossible, as you might be sharing lanes with other teams. For general warm up these lanes will suffice. The city is offering all outside teams the "resident” lap swim rate:

Saturday, Sunday July 26-27-   9:00am to noon Concord community pool LCM and SCY lanes available  5.25 per person lap swim fee

Monday July 28 -  6:00am to 1:00pm  + 7:00-8:30pm at Concord Community pool  LCM lanes available 5.25 per person lap swim fee

 Tuesday July 29 -  6am-1:00pm  at Concord Community pool LCM lanes available 5.25 per person lap swim fee

Tuesday July 29 – 6:30-10:00 am at Diablo Valley College LCM lanes available NO FEE (directions to the College below).  Parking permits required and can be purchased for $3.00 near the pool area & tennis courts

Tuesday July 29 – 6:00pm-7:00pm at Concord Community pool LCM lanes available NO FEE *

*On Tuesday PM please enter through the SIDE gate. DO NOT enter through the front public entrance to the pool. This gate will open at 5:50pm and absolutely no admittance into the pool area before this time will be allowed. ALL coaches must have their coach ID reg with them and certify that their swimmers are USA or FINA federation registered.  There will be NO diving allowed other than in designated Dive lanes. ALL swimmers must be out of the pool by 7pm. Coaches may pick up their psych sheets and meal cards between 6:00-7:30pm.Coaches must show ID reg card for each meal card being picked up.

 DIRECTIONS TO DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE (very close to most meet hotels)

Diablo Valley College Aquatic Center, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. From Interstate-680, take the Willow Pass Road exit and turn west onto Willow Pass Road. Turn right onto Contra Costa Boulevard. Turn left on Golf Club Road. Turn left at the first light into Diablo Valley College. Immediately turn left again. The Aquatics Center is south of the tennis courts


Airports within driving distance 

Oakland (OAK) - 32 miles
San Francisco (SFO) - 42 miles
San Jose (SJC) - 54 miles
Sacramento (SMF) - 77 miles



    
    



 

 

Upcoming Events  
Orinda LC c/b/a+ Meet (7/26-27)
Sat, 07/26
TBD
Long Course Far Western Championships (7/30-8/3)
Wed, 07/30
TBD
Summer End Classic Short Course Meet (8/8-10)
Sat, 08/09
TBD
Annual Team Break Begins- All Groups
Mon, 08/11
TBD