2022 Swimming Championships

Dates:Class II Oct. 21; Class I, Oct. 22
Tickets:GoFan
Streaming:NFHS Network
Location:Tupelo Aquatic Center
692 North Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Tupelo, MS 38804
Map:
Payment Form:MHSAA State Swimming Champonships Payment Form

 

General Information: Facility: Indoor 8 lane (m), 20 lanes (scy), 50 meters by 25-yard competition pool. The competition venue will use 8 short course yard lanes with a minimum depth of 7’5” depth on the west side and a 12’4” depth diving envelope on the east side. Equipment includes Paragon Track Start Competitor starting blocks, Colorado Backstroke starting ledges, Colorado Gen 7 timing system, Colorado Aquagrip Pads, Colorado System Full Matrix LED Scoreboard and Hy-Tek Meet Manager. Concessions and Heat Sheets ($10.00 ea) are sold in the front lobby area of the Tupelo Aquatic Center.

Locker rooms for male and female athletes only. Lobby restrooms for spectators. Family Bathrooms for Officials and Coaches only.  Upper level spectator seating. Deck level seating for athletes.

Facility will close at the conclusion of the prelim session and reopen at the beginning of the final’s session on Friday and Saturday.

Swimmers entered based on results from North/South Half Meets.

See MHSA website for results and qualifiers.

  • For schools with 12 qualified swimmers or less, you are allowed 1 coach on the pool deck.
  • For schools with more than 12 qualified swimmers, you are allowed 1 additional coach per 12 swimmers.
  • Bus Drivers are not allowed on the pool deck unless they are part of the coaching staff and meet the criteria for the coach/swimmer ratio per team.
  • Fees are waived for coaches and bus drivers with proper credentials located in coaches’ packet.

ENTRIES:

  • Entries will be based upon the results of the North/South Half Meets.
  • All events will be seeded according to the times from North/South State meets.
  • The top 6 from the North, the top 6 from the south and the next fastest 4 swimmers from either North or South meet will advance to the MHSAA Championship Meet.
  • A list of qualifiers will be identified by the MHSAA and posted on the MHSAA website.
  • Contact MHSAA for any questions/concerns regarding athlete qualification at misshsaa.com or call 601-926-6400.

Scoring and Awards:

  • The top 8 swimmers in individual and relays will score.
  • The top 3 swimmers /relay teams will be awarded medallions at the podium below the American Flag.
  • Team trophies for first and second place, female and male, Class 1 and 2.

Meet Director: Barbara Aguirre
barbara.aguirre@tupeloms.gov
(662) 840-3768 (w) (662) 401-7550(c)

Meet Referee: Wade Kojima
wkojima@comcast.net
(630) 235-9040

Admin Referee: Alissa Kojima

 

Thursday, October 20, 2022 (Class 2)

The Tupelo Aquatic Center will be accommodating open warmups in the following lanes.

North/South End of Comp Pool: 6:45-7:45pm Comp Pool.

EP Pool: 6:45-7:45 pm.

Enter the facility from the north natatorium doors. No lobby entrances.

Teams are strongly encouraged to check in on Thursday, pay meet fees and pick up Coaches’ packets between 5-7:15pm at the table outside the meet management room.

Only swimmers and coaches are allowed in the natatorium on Thursday for general warmups.

Facility closes @ 7:45 pm*.

Entry Fees: $10.00

Make checks payable to TUPELO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS.

Please bring your checks on Thursday, October 20 or Friday, October 21, 2022.

 

Friday, October 21, 2022 Schedule (Class 2):

On deck bleacher seating will be assigned to teams.

Teams can start entering from the north natatorium doors at 6:30am.

Prior to entry one coach must report to the check in table located by the North Natatorium doors to pay for meet fees and pick up coaches’ packet if the team had not checked in on Thursday afternoon.

***Teams must enter together***

No athlete, coach or bus driver will be allowed on the pool deck without credentials.

Credentials will be found in the coaches’ packets along with the heat sheets.

Warmup Lane assignments will be posted on the MHSAA website.

  • Warmup Session 1: 7:00-7:30am
  • Warmup Session 2: 7:30-8:00am
  • Warmup Session 3: 8:00-8:30am

Officials Meeting:   7:45-8:30 am

Coaches Meeting:   8:30 am

Preliminary Competition begins at 8:50 am

Final Session:  Open warmups: 3:15-4:00pm Competition: 4:15pm (any adjustments will be announced at the meet)

7:00 am- Spectator Entry Fee: $12.00. Must prepay by using the gofan.co app. (Class 2) https://gofan.co/app/events/637985?schoolId=MS15990

Spectators may start entering from the front lobby doors of the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The spectator will be given a wristband to be worn at all times. If they are coming back for the finals’ session, they must present the wristband to regain entry into the natatorium. If lost, you will need to repay $12.00. In accordance with the MHSAA, swimmers who did not qualify for the State Meet must purchase a ticket to enter and sit in the spectator seating.

 

Class 1: Additional warmups on Friday, Oct 22, 2022 from 5:00-7:30pm in the EP Pool (5 lanes available). They will be broken into 30-minute sessions. Do not get in the Comp pool!

Reservations must be made by Monday, Oct. 18 by Noon CST for use of EP Pool.

Email  barbara.aguirre@tupeloms.gov  to reserve lane(s). First come, first served.  Facility closes @ 7:30pm.

Only swimmers and coaches allowed in the natatorium. Arrive with swimsuits on and only equipment needed to warmup as there will not be available seating on deck or upper level stadium seating.

Class 1 teams are strongly encouraged to check in on Friday, pay meet fees and pick up your Coaches’ packets between 5-7:00pm.  Payment and pickup area will be located at a designated table by the EP Pool.

Only swimmers and coaches are allowed in the natatorium on Friday for general warmups.

Facility closes @ 7:30pm*.

Entry Fees: $10.00

Make checks payable to TUPELO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS

Please bring your checks on Friday, October 21 or Saturday, October 22,2022

 

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 Schedule (Class 1):

On deck bleacher seating will be assigned to teams.

Teams can start entering from the north natatorium ( by the John Servati Memorial) doors at 6:30am.

Prior to entry one coach must report to the check in table located by the North Natatorium doors to pay for meet fees and pick up coaches’ packet if the team had not checked in on Thursday afternoon.

***Teams must enter together***

No athlete, coach or bus driver will be allowed on the pool deck without credentials.

Credentials will be found in the coaches’ packets along with the heat sheets.

Warmup Lane assignments will be posted on the MHSAA website.

  • Warmup Session 1: 7:00-7:30 am
  • Warmup Session 2: 7:30-8:00 am
  • Warmup Session 3: 8:00-8:30 am

Officials Meeting:   7:45-8:30 am

Coaches Meeting:   8:30 am

Preliminary Competition begins at 8:50 am

Finals warm-up and competition sessions will be announced prior to the finish of the conclusion of the prelim session.

7:00 am- Spectator Entry Fee: $12.00. Must prepay by using the gofan.co  app.  (Class 1)

https://gofan.co/app/events/637986?schoolId=MS15990

Spectators may start entering from the front lobby doors of the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The spectator will be given a wristband to be worn at all times. If they are coming back for the finals’ session, they must present the wristband to regain entry into the natatorium. If lost, you will need to repay $12.00. In accordance with the MHSAA, swimmers who did not qualify for the State Meet must purchase a ticket to enter and sit in the spectator seating.

 

Order of Events
FemaleMale
1200 yd. Medley Relay2
3200 yd. Freestyle4
5200 yd. Individual Medley6
750 yd. Freestyle8
9100 yd. Butterfly10
11100 yd. Freestyle12
13500 yd. Freestyle14
15200 yd. Freestyle Relay16
17100 yd. Backstroke18
19100 yd. Breaststroke20
21400 yd. Freestyle Relay22

This meet will be an USA Swimming Observed Meet. Those swimmers that are a current member of USA Swimming will be able to have their times from this meet entered into the SWIMS Data Base. Coaches must give to Alissa Kojima (Administrative Referee) at the beginning of the meet the list of those swimmers current USA Swimming number and name. {not 10 days after the meet)

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