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Commit A Swimmer

How do I commit my swimmer to a swim meet?

In order for the coaching staff to enter swimmers into a meet, they need to know who is available (and who's not!). Each week, as the parent, you will confirm your child’s attendance for the upcoming meet. The deadline is typically the Wednesday prior to each meet (i.e., the deadline to commit your swimmer for a Mon, May 7 meet is Wed, May 2). 

There are 5 "commit" options:

  1. Attending this meet and available for ANY relays.
  2. Attending this meet but CANNOT swim EARLY relays.
  3. Attending this meet but CANNOT swim LATE relays.
  4. Attending this meet but CANNOT swim ANY relays.
  5. Will NOT be attending this meet.

Most parents will choose either Option 1 or Option 5.

Consider Option 2 if for some reason you are unable to guarantee your swimmer will arrive in time for team warm-ups (~3:30 pm). Swimmers that coaches have placed on relay teams must arrive early and be prepared.

Consider Option 3 if you are unable to guarantee that your swimmer can stay for the duration of the meet (~4 hours from start of meet). Even if you select this option, you are still expected to notify a coach before you leave on meet day.

Consider Option 4 if you swimmer is NOT interested in being part of a relay team.

Please understand that confirming your swimmer’s availability to be on a relay does NOT guarantee a spot on a relay. Relay positions are determined by coaches and up to their discretion.

Steps to Confirm Attendance:

  • Visit rrrapids.com/swim_meets
  • Scroll down to the desired meet and select the big green button Meet Entry.
  • Click on Edit entries for each swimmer.
  • Click Save Entries.
  • Don't forget to Sign up for Job Shifts.
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