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    2022 GRPA State Meet Info

    Dear Marlins Family, 

    Please see below for email from Lisa Ober regarding the upcoming GRPA State Meet. They are still requesting volunteers. Please signup here - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0549ABAD2CA0FD0-grpa

    Go Marlins!

    -The Murphey Candler Swim Team Board


    GRPA STATE SWIMMERS ONLY ~ PLEASE READ

    We received the final details for the GRPA 2022 State Meet this evening. We are excited for our Brookhaven swimmers! There will be practice Wednesday & Thursday nights of this week to continue to prepare our swimmers for the weekend. Please see below for specifics.

    Attachments: Daily session reports, heat & psych sheets

    Location:  Cherokee Aquatic Center 1200 Wellstar Way, Canton, GA 30114 Ph: 678-880-4760

    We will have a team tent (we are comprised of swimmers from Briarwood, Murphey Candler & Hampton Hall). It will either be in the outdoor pool area or in the open grass across from the front entrance. *Note the outdoor play pool will not be available for use.

    Onsite amenities: Locker rooms, concession stands, equipment vendor, t-shirt vendor, photographer & athletic trainer. The main concessions will be on the outdoor pool deck. There will be two additional vendors near the front entrance of the aquatics center selling breakfast and lunch.

    Attire: Your team swimsuit, cap and t-shirt. *Unfortunately the City of Brookhaven was not able to provide t-shirts and swim caps this year.

    Onsite Photographer: River Oak Photography will be there once again to capture some incredible, special moments. If you would like to reserve a session, please follow the link below:

    GRPA Class A State Meet Photo Reservation

    Awards: For both relays & individual events, medals will be awarded for 1st - 3rd places and ribbons will be awarded 4th - 8th places. There will be one heat of finals for every event for swimmers placing 1st - 8th in the prelims.

    Parking: There are 350 spaces available at CAC. There will be two satellite parking lots for the meet. One at Cherokee Charter Academy on Sixes Road and the other at the top of Wellstar Way. Bus transportation from both lots to the front entrance will be provided. There will be a swimmer drop off area in front of CAC during the event.

    Friday July 22nd 10 & under

    Team Warmup time: 8:00AM to 8:20AM ARRIVE BY 7:30AM to front entrance of facility. We can enter as a group.

    Meet Start Time: 9:00AM

    Prelims: Finish at 12:30PM

    Warmups for Finals: 2:30 - 3:45PM

    Parade of Athletes: 4:00 - 4:30PM

    Finals begin: 4:30PM

    Saturday, July 23rd 11 & over

    Team Warmup time: 7:20AM to 7:40AM ARRIVE BY 6:50AM to front entrance of facility. We can enter as a group.

    Meet Start Time: 9:00AM

    Prelims: Finish at 1:40PM

    Warmups for Finals: 3:40 - 4:40PM

    Parade of Athletes: 4:50 - 5:20PM

    Finals begin: 5:30PM

    FYI - There will be no heat sheets printed or available for purchase at the meet this year. You can print heat sheets prior to the meet and bring with you or utilize Meet Mobile app.

    Download for IOS - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/meet-mobile-swim/id4...

    Download for Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....

    Finally, there is a request for volunteers to work the meet as timers and runners. Should you wish to volunteer, please see link below.

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0549ABAD2CA0FD0-grpa

    This is going to be a fun event! We encourage you to make posters to show your spirit for your swimmer and your team!

    I know this is a lot of information, hopefully I have covered everything. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Kate, Anna or myself.

    Looking forward to a fantastic weekend!

    Lisa Obser

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