Holiday Festival – hosted by Swim Neptune (QUALIFIERS ONLY)

event date

December 4-7, 2014

registration deadline

November 20,2014

description

Join us at Mona Plummer Aquatic Center, Arizona State University for this fun prelims and finals meet.  The temperature tends to vary greatly at this time of year in Phoenix for those traveling for the meet, so please plan to bring warm clothing!

Thursday: 2:30 PM deck opens and by 2:45/3:00 PM the pools SHOULD be open for warm up.

  • Senior Pool Competition begins at 3:45 PM with the Senior 1650 alternating women and men fast to slow followed by the 13-14 girls fast to slow
  • Age Group Pool 4:00 PM with the 10&U 500 Free alternating girls and boys fast to slow followed by the 11-12 1650 alternating girls and boys fast to slow. The tank completes its evening with the 13-14 men fast to slow AFTER the 11-12s are finished.

Friday: All pools open at 7:00 AM for warm up

  • Senior Pool Competition begins at 8:30 AM
  • Age Group Pool Competition begins at 8:00 AM
The pool deck will be closed to all athletes from 2-4PM for ASU programming

Saturday: All pools open at 7:00 AM for warm up

  • Senior Pool Competition begins at 9:00 AM
  • Age Group Pool Competition begins at 8:00 AM
  • When the age group pool finishes their preliminaries we will move heats from the senior pool over to the age group pool to finish. Approximately 5 heats will move.

Sunday: All pools open at 7:30 AM for warm up

  • Senior Pool Competition begins at 9:30 AM
  • Age Group Pool Competition begins at 8:30 AM
  • The Age Group 400 Medley Relay will be swum at the end of the preliminary session. The Senior 400 Free and Age Group 200 Free Relays will be swum in finals.

Finals will Remain as Scheduled:

  • Friday & Saturday 4:00 PM Warm Up, 5:00 PM Start
  • Sunday 3:00 PM Warm Up, 4:00 PM Start; Positive Check in for Finals on this day only

HOTEL INFORMATION:

OPTION 1: BLOCK IS SOLD OUT BUT THERE ARE STILL SOME ROOMS AVAILABLE: Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University, located at 510 South Forest Avenue, Tempe, AZ  85281, to host the Holiday Festival Swim Meet. Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University.
You may also have your guests call the Marriott reservation line at 1-800-228-9290, but please have them refer to the name of the group to receive the special group rate.

OPTION 2: Beginning NOW: Courtyard Tempe Downtown, located at 601 South Ash Avenue, Tempe, AZ  85281, Start date: 12/4/14, End date: 12/7/14, Last day to book by: 11/4/14, Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate: 129 USD  per night. Book your group rate: ASU-ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT >>

OPTION 3: Beginning NOW: Residence Inn Tempe, located at 5075 South Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ  85282, Start Date: 12/4/14 End Date: 12/7/14 Last Day to Book By: 11/20/14. Group Rate $115 per night To book call 480-756-2122 or click Book your group rate: ASU Holiday Festival Swim Meet Group >>

OPTION 4 Beginning Now: Courtyard Phoenix Airport, located at 2621 South 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ  85034, Start Date: 12/4/14 End Date: 12/7/14 Last Day to Book by: 11/4/14. Group Rate $99 per night, breakfast not included. To book call 480-996-4300 and request The Arizona State University Group Book your group rate: Arizona State University >>

Parking, Parking, Parking: More information will be available soon. Typically it has been. Thursday- $5 charge beginning at 9am. Friday- $5 charge Good for the entire day at the Stadium Parking Structure (Structure #5). Saturday & Sunday- FREE

REVISED MEET INFORMATION As of 10/15/2014 Click HERE

Long Course Qualifying Standards 2014 HERE

FUNDRAISING OBLIGATION PACKET

Tempe Arts Festival is going on while Holiday Festival is running so feel free to use the link to read more:
http://www.tempefestivalofthearts.com/

Arizona Swimming Level 3 USA Swimming