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  • I always wanted to be Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up.  I can't fly, but swimming is the next best thing.  It's harmony and balance.  The water is my sky.
    - Clayton Jones
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Rocktober Pentathlon
Heat Sheets

Timeline:
Session 1:
  • 7:00 am - Early Volunteers arrive (Admissions, t-shirt sales, Spectator check in, volunteer check-in, deck entry, meet manager, set up assistant)
  • 7:10 am - Doors open to the public (Please do not arrive early unless you are an early volunteer).
  • 7:30 - CFYN Warm-up
  • 8:15 all other teams warm-up
  • 9:00 am meet start
  • 1:00 estimated end time

Session 2:
  • 1:00 pm early volunteer arrive (Admissions, t-shirt sales, Spectator check in, volunteer check-in, deck entry)
  • 1:15- doors open for session 2 (Please do not arrive early)
  • Warm-ups for all swimmers no earlier than 1:30 pm
  • Meet start - No earlier than 2:20
  • Estimated end time 5:30 pm.



Rocktober Pentathlon Hospitality Donation

We are asking each family to make a small donation to our hospitality room for the Rocktober Pentathlon. The hospitality room feeds coaches and meet volunteers throughout the day. We expect to feed around 150 people. The team will provide water, coffee, iced tea, and lemonade as well as the main dishes and large side dishes/salads.  Please help us fill out the rest of our food and drinks by signing up here.  To sign up simply add your names and item you plan to bring to the list  next to the appropriate category.

Examples of good donations  include but are not limited to:
Sports drinks, 12 pack of pop, plate of cookies/brownies/cup cakes, box of granola bars, bag of cheese sticks/apples/oranges/grapes, chips/pretzels,box of donuts etc...
Please drop donations off in the hospitality room before your session of the meet.  If you have questions contact Becky.



Meet Entry Tutorial
How to enter a meet?
1. Log in to the team website www.cfyntigersharks.com
2. Go to the "calendar" tab at the top of the page, select "meets"
3. You should now be on the meet schedule page.  Review the meet info.  Invitationals that are open should   will have the meet packet accessible by clicking on the name of the meet,.
4. To enter, click on the entry deadline date for the meet you want to enter from the meet schedule page.
5.  For dual meets or Pentathlons, click "attending" or "not attending".
For invitationals select the events your swimmer wants to swim.  Be sure to find out how many events are permitted each day by reading the meet packet.
6. Once you've made your choices press save.  If you forget to do this, your entries will not save.

Some things to note:
  • *You MUST  enter before the entry deadline.  
  • *You can change your entries anytime before the entry deadline, after the deadline passes no changes can be made and you will be charged for any invitational entries you made whether your swimmer swims or not.
  • *If you decide to not swim the meet go into the entry system BEFORE the entry deadline and click "scratch" then save...unchecking all of the boxes will not remove you entirely from the meet. 
  • *Coaches do all relay entries and choose all events for dual meets.



Akron Parking Pass Instructions



Officials Training
Please consider becoming an official for our meets. If you are new to officiating you should take one of the Level 1 classes. Training is paid for by the team.  Working as an official at our meets counts toward your meet work requirements and guarantees you a great view of the meet.

Classes are paid by our YMCA
Step 1: Register for the class through the below link (LCDC)
Step 2: Email Sharon at sharlynn227@gmail.com, and let her know what class you are attending.

If you have questions about officiating please contact Keith Turnbull 



Covid Policies & Akron Parking
As of 9/2/21 all swimmers must wear masks when inside of all practice/meet facilities when not in the water.  Everyone on deck must wear masks (except the lifeguards).

Anyone quarantined from school or who has been exposed to a someone who has tested positive must notify Coach Ryan and quarantine from the team.  Anyone experiencing symptoms must be cleared by a doctor/test before returning to practice.

Please also review the following additional policies for both swimmers and spectators from the University of Akron.



Volunteer Sign-up
Please use the below link to sign-up for your meet work requirements.  Remember each family with an age group swimmer must work at least 4 shifts during the season, and families who only have high school preseason swimmers need to work at least one shift.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com



Escrow Payments
You can now make payments with credit cards to your escrow using the below  link.



Please note the following:
-Currently we can only take deposits in increments of $1.00.
- Like other payment methods, deposits will not be automatically applied to your account. Accounts will be updated by our volunteers as soon as possible after your deposit is made.
-Once your order "ships" it should appear on the team website.



Next Meet

CFYN Rocktober Pentathlon

Event Date
Oct-17 to Oct-17 2021

Entry Deadline
The deadline has passed.

Time Standards


Meet Location
University of Akron

Meet Info

Part 1 of the Poseidon Championship Series
All Tigersharks are expected to participate

Click Here For Meet Packet

Meet Type
YMCA INVITATIONAL

Course
Short Course Yards

Age Up Date
December 1, 2021

Upcoming Dates
 
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