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Bahamas Swimming Federation CARIFTA and Time Trials 2012

Time Trial

Friday, March 9 - 10, 2012 (Open to all swimmers)

  • Session 1- Friday, March 9, 2012, 6:30pm (Warm Up 5pm)

  • Session 2- Saturday, March 10, 2012, 9:30am (Warm Up 8am)

  • Session 3- Saturday, March 10, 2012, 6:30pm (Warm Up 5pm)


  1. All BSF Registered Swimmers as at Entry Deadline Date. Any registration after entry deadline date will be considered a late entry and applicable penalties will apply.

  2. Swimmers, whose BSF registration has expired as at entry deadline date will be ineligible to compete in the Time Trial and if renewed after entry deadline date, will be considered a late entry and applicable penalties will apply.

  3. Clubs who have not renewed their 2012 Registration will be ineligible to enter swimmers into the Time Trial. If renewal is completed after entry deadline, all Club Entries will be considered late and the applicable penalties will apply.

  4. International Swimmers are eligible to compete as long as they have been duly authorized by their Federation.


  1. Deadline March 6 , 2012 5pm for Time Trials.

  2. Hytek Electronic Files only should be forwarded to John Bradley at Confirmation emails will be sent on receipt of all entries. Paper entries are to be delivered to Kathy Dillette at St. Andrews School.

  3. A $25 surcharge will apply to all clubs not submitting entries using Hytek Electronic file format. The fee will be waived for unattached swimmers only. Clubs that choose to pay the entry penalty should submit entries using the attached entry grid.

  4. No Deck Entries will be accepted.


  1. Entry Fee - $3 per individual event

  2. $3.00 BSF Surcharge per swimmer

  3. All fees due with entries. If sent electronically, fees must be delivered to Kathy Dillette at St. Andrews School or John Bradley at IBM Bahamas. Entries will not be processed until fees are received and will be considered late if fees received after the entry deadline.

  4. No Late entries will be accepted without penalty. A $50 fee (applicable to all clubs and/or individuals) will apply for all late entries that will be accepted until March 7th, 2012 for Time Trials

  5. A $50 penalty will apply to all clubs and/or unattached swimmers to all changes made to entries submitted and a further $50 penalty will apply if changes are required after the entry deadline


  1. There will be no Marshalling at these Time Trials.

  2. Swimmers who do not report to the start of their race as per existing swimming rules will automatically be recorded as no-show.

  3. Races will not be delayed for any late arriving swimmers.


  1. Swimmers not competing should not be present in any of the competition restricted areas.

  2. Coaches should not enter the competition restricted areas.

  3. Parents are not allowed on the pool deck.

  4. Swimmers not in possession of a 2012 BSF ID Card will be required to pay entrance fees. NO EXECPTIONS


  1. Over-The-Top Starts will be used for all events except backstroke, unless altered for any race by the Referee and/or Starter.

  2. This is an Open Category competition. Swimmers will be seeded according to entry times.

  3. Rest Periods for swimmers entering successive events will be at the Meet Director’s Discretion. Swimmers are strongly discouraged to enter successive events unless they can compete in these events without a supplemental rest period.

Meet Director - John Bradley


  • Session 1 SWIFT Swimming, SWAT, Abaco Swim Club and Flamingos

  • Session 2 Barracudas Swim Club, YMCA, FAC and BMA

  • Session 3 Sea Bees Swim Club, Dolphins Swim Club and Orca


Friday, March 9th

Session 1

Warm Up: 5:00 PM

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Events 1 800m Freestyle (mixed)

Events 2 1500m Freestyle

Events 3-4 200m Breast

Events 5-6 50m Back

Events 7-8 100m Butterfly

Saturday, March 10th

Session 2

Warm Up: 8:00 AM

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Events 9-10 400m Ind Medley

Events 11-12 200m Freestyle

Events 13-14 50m Butterfly

Events 15-16 50m Breast

Events 17-18 100m Back

Events 19-20 200m Ind.Medley

Session 3

Warm Up: 5:00 PM

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Events 21-22 100m Freestyle

Events 23-24 200m Butterfly

Events 25-26 400m Freestyle

Events 27-28 50m Freestyle

Events 29-30 100m Breast

Events 31-32 200m Back


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