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DC Triathlon Club: Swim Meet 101 - Learn and Compete!!

DC Triathlon Club

Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

DC Triathlon Club: Swim Meet 101 - Learn and Compete!!

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird, available until Wed 2/20/13 @11:59pm 66 Tickets Ended $15.00 $0.00
General Registration, open Thur 2/21 to Sat 2/23 @11:59pm 46 Tickets Ended $15.00 $1.82

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7:45am - 8:15am - Swim meet 101 orientation - get your questions answered!
8:15am - 9:00am - Warm-up
9:00am - Swim meet start
11:30am - Swim meet concludes
General Information

The DC Tri Club Swim meet is open to all atheletes, with an emphasis on helping those who have never competed in a swim meet. Swimmers may enter up to 4 individual events.

Coaches will conduct a swim meet orientation from 7:45am - 8:15am to answer any questions swimmers may have on the logistics of competing in a swim meet. 

Warm up will begin promptly at 8:15am. 

Coaches will remain available for the remainder of the meet to answer questions and help guide swimmers through the meet. 

 If you have any questions, feel free to email the masters swim coaches at


Registration Instructions

1. Register through the eventbrite link for DC Tri Club's "Swim Meet 101"

2. You will be directed to the page for payment following registration.

3. Following payment, you will be directed to a form that must be completed to successfully and completely register for the swim meet. If you are not immediately directed, please copy the following link into your browser: (

Some of the items you can specify in completing the form are:

  • Swimmer level - first timer, beginner, intermediate and advance. (Swimmers will be placed in heats according to level so you will be competing against swimmers of similar speed and competency).
  • Select the events you want to swim (maximum of 4),
  • Register for additional "challenges" you'd like to compete in

Order of Events

(You may choose up to 4 events to compete in)

  1. 400 free
  2. 50  back
  3. 100  free
  4. 50  breast
  5. 100  IM
  6. 800  free(two heats only)
  7. 50 free
  8. 100 back
  9. 50 fly
  10. 200 free

Additional Challenges

Age Group challenge - everyone who registers for the meet will automatically be included in this challenge, based on age. Age groups are as follows:
  • 29 and under
  • 30 - 39
  • 40 - 49
  • 50 - 59
  • 60 and above
You must register for the following challenges:

"Newbie" challenge - this is your very first swim meet.

Sprint challenge - compete in all the 50 events of stroke.

Distance challenge - compete in the 400 and 800 freestyle.

Awards will be presented to the individual in the group that obtains the most points, with point accumulation as follows:
  • 1st place - 10 points,
  • 2nd place - 8 points,
  • 3rd place - 6 points,
  • 4th place - 4 points,
  • 5th place - 2 points,
  • 6th place - 1 point
Have questions about DC Triathlon Club: Swim Meet 101 - Learn and Compete!!? Contact DC Triathlon Club

When & Where

Catholic University - DuFour Center
3606 John McCormack Drive Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

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