Open Water Meet Application
  • To ensure compliance of Rules and Regualtions, please reference Part Seven of the USA Swimming Rule Book: Open Water Swimming.
  • Before a sanction is issued, approval of this meet application must be obtained.
  • Submission of this form does not mean automatic sanction for the event. 
  • You will be contacted after the form has been reviewed.
  • The meet application will be reviewed within one week of receiving.
  • A user can take advantage of the save and return feature where they will be able to save progress or update the form at a later date, it's not required, but recommended. 
  • An asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

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MEET DIRECTOR CONTACT INFORMATION
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EVENT INFORMATION
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Length of Race(s) *
 
Age Groups Participating (check all that apply) *


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EVENT LOCATION
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WATER QUALITY

Attach certificate (or reference URL site) with necessary information showing the site meets local governing body requirements for bathing.


If an exceptional event such as heavy rain or flooding affects the water quality, take a water sample the day of the race. The Referee, Meet Director, or the Safety Monitor shall have the authority to postpone or cancel the race.
 
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TECHNICAL / PRE-RACE MEETING

Tentative date/time of recommended Technical Meeting (within 24 hrs of race, athlete and/or coach/designated coach required to attend):

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Tentative date/time of MANDATORY Pre-Race Safety meeting.   Athletes must attend to participate in race: included in meet information.

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INDEPENDENT SAFETY MONITOR (ISM)
    Safety Monitor Selected By
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REFEREE
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RACE PLAN
Water Type *
Course Type *
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EXPECTED RACE DAY CONDITIONS
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COURSE MARKINGS
Starting Location *
 
Finish Location *
 

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SAFETY PLAN
Please be as thorough as possible when filling out this section.
 
 
LEAD MEDICAL PERSONNEL ON SITE (if known at time of application)            
Experience in extreme events? (Marathon, Triathlon, etc) (Recommended): *
Training
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