Alabama high school swim and dive meet

Huntsville High School Panther Swim and Dive

alabama high school swim and dive meet

This site is dedicated to Huntsville High School Swimming and Diving. It is not AHSAA State Swim & Dive Meet December • University of Alabama. North Alabama Results · Dive Meets Information (Diving) Admission Policy SECTIONAL MEETS: HY-Tek Information (Download the Free Lite Version). Major changes have been made to the qualifying procedures for swimming in the Alabama High School state championship meet. Our high.

alabama high school swim and dive meet

This could drastically affect their opportunity to swim at the collegiate level because recruiters are tuned in to the athletes at the state meet. There are three sectional meets scheduled throughout the state: Mobile, Birmingham, and Huntsville.

To add to the confusion, the change in procedures includes the following statement, "Individuals and relays placing in the Top 4 in each event shall automatically qualify for the state meet.

alabama high school swim and dive meet

In the event that multiple swimmers tie for the 4th place, both swimmers shall qualify for state. Any relay or swimmer who achieves the following time standard at the Sectional Meets shall also qualify.

These times must be achieved during the meet of record.

It appears this new rule is somehow intended to level the playing field part of the give-every-kid-a-trophy mentality but actually serves no purpose at all.

The rule is basically assuring that if at a sectionals meet, no athlete meets the state qualifying time standard for an event, four swimmers from that region will still go to the state meet to compete anyway. A quick glance at the list of swimmers from around the state shows that dozens of high school swimmers from each region can make the state qualifying time.

alabama high school swim and dive meet

Just another reminder we live in a state where only football matters. This means there are two sets of time standards: Then, at the sectional meet they have a single opportunity to swim the state qualifying time in order to swim at the state meet.

Huntsville High School Panther Swim and Dive

Previously, swimmers could qualify for the state meet by swimming a specified time standard at any meet during the season. If they are sick or there is a family emergency and they cannot attend the sectionals meet, they will not be allowed to swim at the state meet.

God forbid a top contender is DQ at the sectionals meet making him or her ineligible to swim at state!

State high school diving! (Sophomore age 15) an amazing end to an amazing season

This could drastically affect their opportunity to swim at the collegiate level because recruiters are tuned in to the athletes at the state meet. There are three sectional meets scheduled throughout the state: Mobile, Birmingham, and Huntsville.

alabama high school swim and dive meet

To add to the confusion, the change in procedures includes the following statement, "Individuals and relays placing in the Top 4 in each event shall automatically qualify for the state meet.