2014 Pearland Invitational
    Hosted by the University of Houston

    Nov. 21-23, 2014

    LOCATION 
    Pearland Recreation Center, Pearland, TX. 
    Eight lane, 25 yard indoor pool with non-turbulent lane lines and separated lanes for warm-up and cool down. 

    MEET REFEREELouis Davis,
    louis.davis@fluor.com, 281-414-3585
    MEET DIRECTORLinda Brenneke, gulf_sanctions@yahoo.com (h) 281- 589-8913 
    Sports Information Contact: Rob Walden, rwalden@Central.UH.EDU
    Sports Medicine Contact: Nikki Hight,
    mnhogan@utexas.edu, 936-446-7299,

    COACHES
    Rich Murphy, Head Coach Women's Swimming 
    ramurphy@uh.edu (c) 404-579-3242 
    Keith Dawley, Assistant Coach, kjdawley@uh.edu, 972-897-6691

    ORDER OF EVENTS 
    This is a prelim/final meet with additional time trials available at the end of the morning session each day, as needed.
        

    ThursdayFridaySaturday
    1: 200 Free Relay 7: 200 Medley Relay 13: 1650 Freestyle
    2: 100 Fly 8: 400 I.M. 14: 200 Backstroke
    3: 500 Free 9: 200 Free 15: 100 Freestyle
    4: 200 I.M. 10: 100 Breaststroke 16: 200 Breaststroke
    5: 50 Freestyle 11: 100 Backstroke 17: 200 Butterfly
    6: 400 Medley Relay 12: 800 Freestyle Relay 18: 400 Freestyle Relay

    START TIMES

    Friday - November 21, 2014 
    Swimming Prelims: 10:30 a.m. (9am - warm-up opens)
    Swimming Finals: 5:30 p.m.      (4pm - warm-up opens)

    Saturday - November 22, 2014
    Swimming Prelims: 10:30 a.m. (9am - warm-up opens)
    Swimming Finals: 5:30 p.m.      (4pm - warm-up opens)

    Sunday - November 23, 2014 
    Swimming Prelims: 10:30 a.m.  (9am - warm-up opens)
    Swimming Finals: 5 p.m.            (4pm - warm-up opens)

     

    ENTRIES 
    Entries should be received on or before 6 p.m., Thursday, November 13th. Please enter the meet on Hy-Tek. Email your entries to Linda Brenneke at (gulf_sanctions@yahoo.com). A confirmation email will be sent back once the entries are received and successfully imported. Team Manager Lite programs may be downloaded at 
    http://www.hy-tekltd.com/downloads.html Click on Lite next to the product name to download and save the file to your desktop. Then open the Lite file from your desktop to install the Lite software. All entries must be submitted as Short Course Yards.

    ENTRY FEE 
    There is a $200 meet entry fee for each team. Make Checks Payable to and mail to: UH Women's Swimming & Diving 3100 Cullen Blvd. Suite #2100, Houston, TX 77204.  Cash will also be received.

    DECK ENTRIES 
    Late entries will be accepted each day until 30 minutes before the start of the meet for exhibition swims only. Please see the meet manager at the scorer's table to deck enter.

    TIME TRIALS 
    Time trials will be offered at the conclusion of each morning session. Please inform the meet director of your intent to enter a time trial as early as possible. Time trials are separate from the six individual events maximum for the invitational.

    1,650 FREESTYLE 
    The 1,650 Freestyle will be deck seeded. Enter with 1000 Freestyle times. Positive check-in for the 1,650 is Saturday by 6 p.m. The 1,650 will be swum alternating women/men, slowest to fastest following the morning preliminaries with the fastest seeded heat being swum in the finals.

    RELAYS 
    Each team can score two relays per relay event. However, each team can enter and swim an unlimited number of relays. All relays will be in the evening session.

    MAXIMUM NUMBER OF EVENTS 
    Each person can score a maximum of 6 individual events for the meet and an unlimited
    number of relays.

    EXHIBITION SWIMS 
    In addition to the 6 scoring events, exhibition swims are allowed in prelims only. Exhibitions swims should be designated with an asterisk next to the entry time on your HY- TEK entries/entry forms.

    SCRATCHES 
    Any swimmer who wishes to scratch an entered prelim or a finals swim should as a courtesy to the officials and other swimmers inform the meet referee in a timely manner that they will not compete in that particular event with no penalty.

    PRELIMS/FINALS/SCORING 
    All female individual events will be pre-seeded and have four championship seeded heats (Exception: 1,650).
    Scoring for individual events will be:
    Championship: 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11 Consolation: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
    Relays will count double, scoring to 16 places

    OBSERVATION/TIME/REPORTING 
    This meet is being observed by USA Swimming Officials. Please make sure that your submitted rosters have the correct USAS-ID or the times will not be recognized for USAS purposes. (This does not necessarily apply to NCAA submissions)

    MEET RESULTS 
    Live meet results will be posted on uhcougars.com. Full results from the Invite and Time Trials will be sent to the NCAA times database and head coaches within 48 hours of the conclusion of the meet.

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