2014/07/30 LCM Far Western Champ.
(click to access results throughout the meet)
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)
COPY OF CURRENT FAR WESTERN RECORDS- Set your goals!
Far Western entries are now closed, no further entries can be accepted. Monitor this section for meet updates posted between July 23rd and July 30th
Meet Updates & General Information for Coaches & Participants click on links below
Estimated Timelines Below
PLEASE UNDERSTAND THESE ARE ONLY ESTIMATES AND SHOULD NOT BE COUNTED ON FOR CHECK IN OR ARRIVAL TO POOL. THESE ARE ALL SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT 9AM EACH DAY. PLEASE CHECK THE POSTED TIME LINES AT THE POOL EACH AM FOR ANY UPDATES.
THESE ARE FOR "ROUGH PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY”.. THEY MAY VARY CONSIDERABLY DEPENDING ON SCRATCHES AND THE FLOW OF THE MEET.
MISSING AN EVENT BASED ON FOLLOWING THESE TIMELINES WILL NOT BE A DEFENSE AGAINST THE NO SHOW PENALTIES AFTER CHECKING IN FOR YOUR PRELIM EVENT NOR WILL THEY DEFEND AGAINST MISSING YOUR CHECK IN DEADLINE!!!
The City of Concord has a NO DECK CHANGE POLICY. You must use the locker rooms when changing. Swimmers who violate this policy are subject to removal from the facility by City staff.
.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 "ONLY OUT OF PACIFIC LSC SWIMMERS" will be allowed access to the Concord Pool due to their travel distances. 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. PC Coaches may check-in early but no PC teams will be allowed access to the pool. No Parents will be on deck and no pop-ups may be brought in Tues PM.
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