Entry Instructions for 10/5-6 Orinda Meet

Here are Bill’s instructions for entering the swim meet on October 5-6 at Campolindo High in Moraga.  PLEASE ENTER RIGHT AWAY at SwimConnection!  This meet will likely close early.  NT is not allowed for this meet, if you need a made-up entry time or any further guidance, call Bill (510-540-8867).

Look at the event list for your age-group.  You may enter up to 4 events per day, but please observe the following restrictions:


  • 200 Breast – Recommended for Camille, Serena, Winston, Gabe, Katya.  Optional for other Sharks.
  • 200 Fly – Don’t Enter this.
  • 200 IM – Recommended for those Minnows doing “Shark for a Day”.
  • 200 Back – Only Sharks.  (Sharks, you may choose the 200 IM in addition or instead)


  • 100 Fly – Only Sharks.
  • 100 Breast – Only if you have done the 50 Breast before and gone faster than one minute.  (For an entry time, double your 50 Br time then add 15 sec.)
  • 200 Free – Only if you have done the 100 before and gone faster than 1:30.  (For an entry time, double your 100 Fr time then add 25 sec.)

 8& U’s

  • Minnows:  Enter all 4 events both days.
  • Guppies:  Saturday will be a great day for you to come!  We’ll be getting ready for that 25 Fly in the two weeks of practice leading up to this meet , as well as reinforcing Free and Back things.  Those of you who have done Breast events before, with a legal kick, you’re welcome to come on Sunday too!  If you do, don’t enter 50 Fly.
  •  Note to 8&Unders:  Some of the events available to you are labeled “10&Under” and others “8&Under.”  Look at all of them!


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