Boys Swimming and Diving Tournament Information

The NDHSAA sponsored State Boys’ Swim Meet will be held in Grand Forks at the Hyslop Sports Center (2751 2nd Ave N) Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, 2014.  Mark Rerick, Athletic Director for Grand Forks Public Schools, will be the meet manager.

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State March 7, 8, 2014 Grand Forks Mark Rerick

State Swim Meet Regulations:

The meet finals will operate under the current National Federation Swimming and Diving Rules.

Order of events: Rule 5, Section 1, Article 1.

Finals: Eight contestants will qualify for the finals and eight contestants will qualify for the consolation finals in individual swimming events. The twenty highest scoring divers through the preliminaries advance to the semi-final round. (Rule 9-4-3). The sixteen highest scoring divers, through the semi-finals will advance to the final round (Rule 9-4-4). There will be no preliminaries for relays. Finals will be seeded by their regular season time and will be held on Saturday.

Scoring for finals:
    •    Individual events (16 places): 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.
    •    Relay Events: 40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22-18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2.
    •    Each team shall be permitted a maximum of four entries in an individual event. Qualifying times are mandatory, using 107% of the 20th place cumulative time from the three previous State Meets. The following are those times:
    200 Free        2:05.84
    200 IM           2:25.81
    50 Free           25.77
    100 Fly           1:06.69
    100 Free        56.99
    500 Free        5:46.32
    100 Back        1:07.53
    100 Breast     1:14.14
Meet Schedule

11:00 AM - Coaches Meeting
11:00 AM - Diving Warm-Ups Begin
11:15 AM - Diving Sheets Due
12:30 PM - Diving Preliminaries
 2:15 PM - Swim Warm-Ups Begin
 3:15 PM - Clear Pool
3:30 PM - Parade of Athletes
- Swimming Prelims following Parade of Athletes
9:30 AM - Diving warm-ups
10:30 AM - Diving semi-finals
11:45 AM - Coaches and Officials Meeting
12:15 PM -Swimming warm-ups
1:15 PM - Clear pool
1:30 PM - Parade of Athletes - All Finals
Note: There will be a 5 minute break immediately following the Medley Relay

A competitor shall be permitted to enter a maximum of four events, no more than two of which shall be individual events. Being designated as a member of a relay team does not count as an entry unless the swimmer actually competes in a relay event. Heats will be drawn as prescribed in the current National Federation Swimming and Diving Rules Book in Rule 5 of Section 3 by using the swimmer’s best time as reported during the season.

Diving: Diving will be conducted in accordance with Rule 9. Divers shall qualify for the state meet with a total of 235 points in eleven dives. This scoring must be during a regular season meet with a minimum of three judges scoring. In the event that there are less than 32 qualified divers, consideration divers will be added to fill the field of 32, using the 220 point-11 dive and 135 point-6 dive consideration divers in that order.

It is the responsibility of the coach to see that no competitor is entered in more than two individual events and that each boy’s full name, grade and seed time appears on the entry list.

The entry form is to be electronically commlinked using the HyTek program to the NDHSAA office (Sue.Carlsrud@sendit.nodak. edu) in Valley City, no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday before the State Meet. DO NOT FAX OR SEND SWIM ENTRY THROUGH THE MAIL. ENTRIES SUBMITTED AFTER 10:00 A.M. MONDAY WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY IF ACCOMPANIED WITH A $25 LATE ENTRY FEE. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED MONDAY AFTER 3:00 P.M. THESE ENTRIES ARE FINAL. Diving sheets must be emailed to by 10:00 a.m. on the same day. A diving form will be emailed to each coach the Monday prior to entry deadline.

There will be a scratch meeting at 11:00 a.m. Friday and at 11:45 a.m. Saturday. No changes or additional entries are allowed at this time.

Diving Entry Sheets: Double check the previously submitted diving sheets and return to the Diving Referee, before the deadline of 11:15 a.m. Friday of the state scratch meeting. Changes shall be permitted until the specified time on Friday, prior to the start of the diving competition. Correction of errors noted by the diving referee shall be permitted until the start of the diving competition.
Interscholastic Championships (Rule 9: Section 3, Article 4):

Number of Contestants: 1-32 Preliminaries: Any two required and three optional Semi-Finals: Two required and one optional

Electronic timing with touch pads and horn start will be used, along with a back-up timing system.

For safety purposes, the following will be enforced concerning activity at the conclusion of the State Meet:
    A. The pool will be cleared immediately following the 400 yard freestyle relay.
    B. The entire pool area will be cleared of all swimmers and spectators immediately following the awards ceremony.

Three team trophies and eight individual plaques for each event will be awarded (except relays in which only the first, second, third and fourth place teams will receive individual plaques and places 5 through 8 will receive ribbons). Places 9 through 16 in each individual event will receive ribbons. Competing members of the first and second place teams will receive individual team plaques.

Admission: (Prices include facility fees.)
    1 Day Tournament Ticket
    Adults - $11.00, Students - $6.00
    2 Day Tournament Ticket
    Adult - $20.00, Student - $10.00

Previous Champions

Click HERE for previous Boys' State Swimming & Diving Champions

Click Here for Boys Swim Records

Updated 03/04/2014