2013 Aquatic Sports Convention

09/10/2013 - 09/14/2013

Location: Garden Grove, California

link to convention section of USA Swimming site

link to Convention Schedule

link to a guide for internet, copying services, etc

Link to Central Zone Meetings Agenda

Tuesday, September 10

Wednesday, September 11

7:00 - 9:00 PM         Central Zone Technical Meeting

  1. Open Water
  1. Team v LSC-based travel (LSC -Based is the idea)
  2. budget for clinic - maybe extend to 2 days for older athletes (more important to separate the older and younger 1.5 days for older ,1 day for younger)
  3. date that doesn’t conflict with OH OW (all agee)
  1. Consolidation of Awards Procurement & Design (keep the current system in place)
  2. 14 & Zone meet weekends/school start/ LSC champ conflicts - (recommend August 1st weekend)
  3. Legislation from Sr Steering Com. re: Sectional Meets (discussion
  4. Central Zone performance - introduce the concept
  1. Coach break out?
  1. Central States Senior Zone meet -
  1. problems/reasons: same weekend as LSC Champ, Girls high season start, school start, already NCSA meet
  2. task force to retool - redefine MN

Thursday, September 12

10:00 AM - 12 PM         Section 1 Championships

room tbd

2013 Spring Meet Info / Meet Site

2013 Summer Meet info / Meet Site

Section 3 Championships

7:00 - 9:00 PM         Central Zone Meeting

Reports From Meets / Committees

  1. Secretary                Betty Kooy
  1. Financials                 as of 9/10/13
  1. Multicultural Meet          Pam Lowenthal
  2. Open Water                Rick Walker
  1. Meet Coordinator Report
  1. Historical Participation Stats for Zone Meets
  2. Senior Zone Meet        Paul Thompson
  3. 14 & Zone meets
  1. Topeka        Paul Thompson
  2. Spire                Tina McCauley

  1. Disability                 Kyle Smith
  2. Athletes                Amy Schulz
  3. Officials                Jeff Wilkins
  4. LEAP                        Jane Grosser
  5. AG Devo Com.        Tony Young

Elections

  1. nominations

Budget

2014 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - bids

  1. June 12 -15, 2014 Multicultural Camp - WI @ Rec Plex
  2. 14 & U Meet 1 @  Spire - Geneva, OH
  3. 14 & U Meet 2 @ Extreme Aquatic Team - OKC, OK
  4. Central States Sr Meet @ U of MN first or 2nd weekend?
  5. Open Water
  1. Bethel, OH bid, June 25, 2014
  2. Pleasant Prairie, WI date June 7 - 8, 2014 - open to others

2015 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - notes

  1. Multicultural Meet meet bid packet
  1. from Rochester Orcas  additional info
  2. from Brownsburg Swim Club, IN
  1. 14 & U Meet 1?
  2. 14 & U Meet 2?
  3. Central States Sr Meet
  4. Open Water?

2016 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - notes

  1. Multicultural Camp?
  2. 14 & U Meet 1? perhaps Mega Zone - IN Swimming, Inc
  3. 14 & U Meet 2?
  4. Central States Sr Meet?
  5. Open Water?

Central Zone Performance - Evaluation and Recognition

Friday, September 13         

3:30 - 5:30 PM        Central Zone Meeting

Roll Call

Additions to the Agenda:

Introduction of Guests:

Report of the Site Selection Committee and Bid Awards

Old Business

         2014 Central Zone Championship Meets:

  1. Central States Senior Championship Meet (U of MN, MPLS, MN)
  2. 14 - Under Age Group Zone Championship Meet - Geneva, OH
  3. 14 – Under Age Group Zone Championship Meet - Oklahoma City, OK
  4. CZ Diversity Camp – Pleasant Prairie, WI June 5-8, 2014
  5. CZ Open Water Championship - Pleasant Prairie, WI June 12-13, 2014

2015 Central Zone Championship Meets

  1. Central States Senior Championship Meet –TBD in 2014
  2. 14- Under Age Group Championship Meet – Topeka, KS
  3. 14- Under Age Group Championship Meet – TBD in 2014  (Minnesota)
  4. CZ Open Water Championship – TBD in 2014
  5. CZ Multi Cultural Championship meet – TBD in 2014

New Business

Resolutions and Orders

Legislation:  

Other

Many thanks to the representatives of the Central Zone who hosted outstanding Championship events this year:

IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN. June 25-29, 2013                  

         

Upcoming National Level Competitions in the Central Zone 2013-2014

Adjournment