bARRACUDA sWim Team Meets

A full schedule of opportunities to be the best we can be! Here are the Barracuda Swim Team Meet dates (times to be announced closer to meet date)

TIME TRIALS: tbd


A few things to remember about meets:

  • Swimmers must arrive one hour before the meet starts.

    • Event and lane assignments are given to swimmers at the pre-meet meeting.

      • Heat assignments are given when there is a large number of swimmers for an event (heat 1 is competition, all others are exhibition only)

      • Our team gets 3 lanes for each event (1,3,5 or 2,4,6)

      • A swimmer may be in up to 3 events in a meet

    • Swimmers do laps to warm up.

  • Meets can take up to three hours to complete.

  • Swimmers who are not competing in the current event:

    • must stay out of the pool

    • must stay clear of the deck

    • must listen for the coaches to announce their event

    • may encourage and cheer for their teammates

    • may play quiet games on their towels

The order of events is as follows:

  • Individual Medley (25 yards each stroke)

    • 12 and under girls, then boys

    • 13 - 18 girls, then boys

  • Freestyle>

    • 8 and under girls, then boys (25 yards)

    • 9 - 10 girls, then boys (25 yards)

    • 11 - 12 girls, then boys (50 yards)

    • 13 - 14 girls, then boys (50 yards)

    • 15 - 18 girls, then boys (50 yards)

  • Backstroke

    • by age and gender as in freestyle

  • Breastroke

    • by age and gender as in freestyle

  • Butterfly

    • by age and gender as in freestyle

  • Relays

    • 12 & under Medley girls, then boys (4 swimmers, 25 yards each stroke)

    • 13 & over co-ed Medley (4 swimmers, 50 yards each stroke)

    • 8 & under co-ed Freestyle (4 swimmers, 25 yards each)

    • 12 & under co-ed Freestyle (4 swimmers, 25 yards each)

    • 13 & over co-ed Freestyle (4 swimmers, 50 yards each)