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
- Open Water
- Team v LSC-based travel (LSC -Based is the idea)
- 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)
- date that doesn’t conflict with OH OW (all agee)
- Consolidation of Awards Procurement & Design (keep the current system in place)
- 14 & Zone meet weekends/school start/ LSC champ conflicts - (recommend August 1st weekend)
- Legislation from Sr Steering Com. re: Sectional Meets (discussion
- Central Zone performance - introduce the concept
- Coach break out?
- Central States Senior Zone meet -
- problems/reasons: same weekend as LSC Champ, Girls high season start, school start, already NCSA meet
- task force to retool - redefine MN
Thursday, September 12
10:00 AM - 12 PM Section 1 Championships
2013 Spring Meet Info / Meet Site
2013 Summer Meet info / Meet Site
- report from Michael Lawrence
- paralympic athletes (classified and entered at their best time non-conforming time)
- update to time standards after 2013 Summer
- do SCY times need attention?
- change event limit for sectionals to 3 per day spring meet was 6 total
- (new) - no event limit other than 3 per day
- more info in heat sheets (host Iowa is on it)
- 2014 SCY Pleasant Prairie - 3/13-16/2014
- 2014 LCM Iowa - 7/17-20/2014
- 2015 SCY - U of Iowa - 3/12-15
- 2015 LCM - MN 7/15-18
- legislation from Senior Devo Com.
Section 3 Championships
- 2014 Spring IUPUI March 27 - 30
- Summer 2014 Sectionals at Miami hosted by the Dayton Raiders held July 22-25
- Sectional meet remains closed, however, at the meet hosts discretion as to allow teams to compete. Rationale is that we do not want to put the meet host at a financial disadvantage if the numbers are too low
- "D" final after the "A" final remains. It is working very well
- Add the 200 Relays
- Add the option to time trial 50's of the strokes
7:00 - 9:00 PM Central Zone Meeting
Reports From Meets / Committees
- Secretary Betty Kooy
- Financials as of 9/10/13
- Multicultural Meet Pam Lowenthal
- Open Water Rick Walker
- Meet Coordinator Report
- Historical Participation Stats for Zone Meets
- Senior Zone Meet Paul Thompson
- 14 & Zone meets
- Topeka Paul Thompson
- Spire Tina McCauley
- Disability Kyle Smith
- Athletes Amy Schulz
- Officials Jeff Wilkins
- LEAP Jane Grosser
- AG Devo Com. Tony Young
2014 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - bids
- June 12 -15, 2014 Multicultural Camp - WI @ Rec Plex
- 14 & U Meet 1 @ Spire - Geneva, OH
- 14 & U Meet 2 @ Extreme Aquatic Team - OKC, OK
- Central States Sr Meet @ U of MN first or 2nd weekend?
- Open Water
- Bethel, OH bid, June 25, 2014
- Pleasant Prairie, WI date June 7 - 8, 2014 - open to others
2015 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - notes
- Multicultural Meet meet bid packet
- from Rochester Orcas additional info
- from Brownsburg Swim Club, IN
- 14 & U Meet 1?
- 14 & U Meet 2?
- Central States Sr Meet
- Open Water?
2016 Champ Meet / Camp Sites / Dates - notes
- Multicultural Camp?
- 14 & U Meet 1? perhaps Mega Zone - IN Swimming, Inc
- 14 & U Meet 2?
- Central States Sr Meet?
- Open Water?
Central Zone Performance - Evaluation and Recognition
Friday, September 13
3:30 - 5:30 PM Central Zone Meeting
Additions to the Agenda:
Introduction of Guests:
Report of the Site Selection Committee and Bid Awards
2014 Central Zone Championship Meets:
- Central States Senior Championship Meet (U of MN, MPLS, MN)
- 14 - Under Age Group Zone Championship Meet - Geneva, OH
- 14 – Under Age Group Zone Championship Meet - Oklahoma City, OK
- CZ Diversity Camp – Pleasant Prairie, WI June 5-8, 2014
- CZ Open Water Championship - Pleasant Prairie, WI June 12-13, 2014
2015 Central Zone Championship Meets
- Central States Senior Championship Meet –TBD in 2014
- 14- Under Age Group Championship Meet – Topeka, KS
- 14- Under Age Group Championship Meet – TBD in 2014 (Minnesota)
- CZ Open Water Championship – TBD in 2014
- CZ Multi Cultural Championship meet – TBD in 2014
- Other Unfinished Business
Resolutions and Orders
Many thanks to the representatives of the Central Zone who hosted outstanding Championship events this year:
- Stevenson HS, IL Central Zone Diversity Championship Meet, June 2013
- Pleasant Prairie, WI Central Zone Open Water Championship, June 2013
- Indianapolis, IN IMX Extreme Games Nov. 2012
- Geneva, OH Central Zone 14-Under Age Group Championship Meet Aug. 2013
- Topeka, KS Central Zone 14-Under Age Group Championship Meet Aug. 2013.
- Bismarck, ND - Central Zone Central States Senior Championship Meet Aug. 2013.
- Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis Nov. 9-11, 2012
- L.C. CSRVIII Sectional (Spring) Jenks, OK. March 7-10, 2013.
- L.C. CSRVIII Sectional (Summer) Columbia, MO. July 17-20, 2013.
- Section 3 Sectional Meet (Spring) Geneva, OH March 21-24, 2013.
- Section 3 Sectional Meet (Summer) Oxford, OH July 22-July 25, 2013.
- Section 1 Sectional Meet (Spring) Waukesha, WI March 7-10, 2013.
- Section 1 Sectional Meet (Summer) Minneapolis, MN. July 17-20 2013.
- 2013 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships (World Championship Trials)
IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN. June 25-29, 2013
Upcoming National Level Competitions in the Central Zone 2013-2014
- Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis Nov. 14-16, 2013
- IM Xtreme Games - Indianapolis, IN IU Natatorium Indianapolis, IN. November 16-17, 2013
- CS Reg. VIII Meet assignments:
- Spring: 2014 March 6-9 Jenks OK SCY (Closed)
- Summer: 2014 July 16-19 Columbia MO LCM (Closed)
- Section 1 Meet assignments:
- Spring: 2014 March 6-9 Pleasant Prairie, WI SCY
- Summer: 2014 July 17-20 Iowa City, IA LCM
- Section 3 Meet assignments:
- Spring: 2014 March 27-30 IUPUI
- Summer: 2014 Date TBA Miami OH LCM