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Tour Teams - Orlando Grand Prix

Team Ontario Arena Pro Swim Series - Orlando

Selection Criteria
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Tour Dates: March 1-6 2016
Competition Dates: March 3-5 2016
Location: Orlando, Florida

Team Size:
Swimmers - A maximum of 12 (meeting the criteria).
Coaches - Head Coach for this tour will be the Andi Manley - OSA Head Coach.  1 additional coach - Appointed by the Provincial Programs Manager
Team Manager - One (1) Team Manager – Lilly Dong

This Tour Opportunity is possible through Swim Ontario and the OHPSI Program as part of each athlete’s preparation towards Olympic Trials, to gain experience of racing elite senior international competition, to become more familiar with and comfortable around travelling as part of a provincial team to prepare for future national team selections.

Primary Swimmer Nomination Criteria:

Eligible Swimmers must:
1. Have at least two Arena Pro Series qualifying standards (Orlando meet QT).
2. Swimmers from the HPC-Ontario are not eligible for selection for this tour.

Swimmer Secondary Eligibility Criteria:
1. Must be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident.
2. Must be eligible to represent Canada at major international games.
3. Must represent a Swim Ontario affiliated Club during domestic SNC National level competitions.
4. Must participate in Swim Ontario Provincial Team activities as requested by the Swim Ontario Provincial Programs Manager
5. Must be registered, and in good standing with, Swim Ontario and Swimming/Natation Canada during the APF selection and delivery period.

Swimmer Selection Process

Swimmers will be ranked in the following manner: (Olympic events only between Sept. 1 2014 and Dec. 1, 2015 inclusive)
1. Ranked by (adding together) their two best 2015 LCM Performance FINA point scores (Olympic events only).
2. A long list to a maximum of 18 swimmers per gender meeting the above criteria will be produced by Thursday, December 10, 2015 and sent to the swimmers’ coach of record.
3. Coach / Swimmer confirmation of participation is required by Thursday December 17th Noon.

  • a. Please email OSA Head Coach Andi Manley at andi@swimontario.com to confirm your swimmers attendance.
  • b. No confirmation – means- not on the final list.

4. Final Team selection is at the discretion of the OSA Head Coach and The Performance Programs Manager.
5. Swim Ontario reserves the right, should circumstances dictate, to select an unequal number of male versus female swimmers.
6. Swim Ontario also reserves the right, should circumstances dictate, to not select a full complement of 12 swimmers.

Notes:
1. Swimmers nominated to this Tour will have a Participation Fee of a maximum of $400.00
2. Coaches of Record must inform Andi Manley to have their swimmer be considered by Thursday December 17th Noon Full details of the Tour will be communicated after Monday, January 11th 2016 once entries are confirmed.


Team Ontario Tour Arena Grand Prix - Orlando

Tour Dates: February 10-15, 2015
Competition Dates: February 12-14, 2015
Location: Orlando, Florida

Team Size:

  • Swimmers - A maximum of 16 (meeting the criteria)
  • Coaches - Maximum of 3 appointed by the Provincial Coach
  • Team Manager - One (1) Team Manager – by application.  Apply by December 19th at Noon by Email to Darin Muma - Performance Programs Manager

*This Tour Opportunity is possible through Swim Ontario and the OHPSI Program

Primary Swimmer Nomination Criteria:

Eligible Swimmers must:  

  1. Be identified in the “SNC On Track” LCM 2014;  AND
  2. Have at least two Arena US Grand Prix qualifying standards (Orlando meet QT)

Swimmer Secondary Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Must be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident.
  2. Must be eligible to represent Canada at major international games.
  3. Must represent a Swim Ontario affiliated Club during domestic SNC National level competitions.
  4. Must participate in Swim Ontario Provincial Team activities as requested by the Provincial Mentor Coach.
  5. Must be registered, and in good standing with, Swim Ontario and Swimming/Natation Canada during the APF selection and delivery period.  

Swimmer Selection Process:
Swimmers will be ranked in the following manner:  (Olympic events only between Sept. 1 2013 and Dec. 7, 2014 inclusive)

  1. A TOTAL of their single best 2014 LCM Performance FINA point score (Olympic events only) added to their single best 2014 SCM Performance FINA point score (Olympic events only) for an overall selection ranking highest to lowest per gender.
  2. A long list to a maximum of 18 swimmers per gender meeting the above criteria will be produced by Tuesday December 16th 2014 and sent to the swimmers’ coach of record.
  3. Coach / Swimmer confirmation of participation is required by Friday December 19th Noon.
  4. Final Team selection is at the discretion of the Provincial Mentor Coach and The Performance Programs Manager.
  5. Swim Ontario reserves the right, should circumstances dictate, to select an unequal number of male versus female swimmers.
  6. Swim Ontario also reserves the right, should circumstances dictate, to not select a full complement of 16 swimmers.

Team Manager Application/Selection Eligibility Criteria:

  1. The Team Manager selection MAY be gender biased depending on the final make-up and gender split of the selected coaching staff.
  2. Must be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident.
  3. Must be a person in good standing with, Swim Ontario and Swimming/Natation Canada during the application period.
  4. Must remain in good standing up to and throughout the duration of the tour.

Notes:

  1. Swimmers nominated to this Tour will have a Participation Fee of a maximum of $250.00
  2. Coaches of Record must inform Dean Boles to have their swimmer be considered by Friday December 19th 2014 Noon.
  3. Full details of the Tour will be communicated by January 7th 2015.