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YMCA 2002 Goodwill Invitational Meet

Hosted by the WNY Swim League

Meet Director: Darcee Rae Hughes and Rich Bleichfeld

Lockport YMCA 716.434-8887or 716.434-0227fax

716.434-6143 home


Date: Sunday January 20, 2002

Start Times: Warm-up 9:00am Start: 9:30am Approx. end 3:00pm

Admission: $2.00

Programs: Pre seeded programs $6.00

Facility: ECC Burt Flickinger Athletic Center,

21 Oak Street

Buffalo, NY 14203

Two pools + warm up pool, electronic timing

Directions: NYS Thruway (I-90) West to I-190 North. Follow signs for downtown Buffalo. Exit on Elm St.  Athletic Center is on left. Click on the map to zoom in.



Sanctions: This meet is sanctioned by the YMCA National Competitive Swimming Committee. Swimmers may use times from the meet to qualify for YMCA Nationals.

Eligibility: To swim at the Goodwill Invitational a swimmer must:

1. be a YMCA member

2. age determined as of 12/01/01 -how old you are Nov. 30th

Entries: All entries must be received by December 27th, 2001 Meet

Director reserves the right to return entries to control meet size.

Send all entries and monies to:

Darcee Rae Hughes

Lockport YMCA

19 East Avenue

Lockport, NY 14094

Entry Fees: $3.00 per individual event; $12.00 per relay event

No refunds for scratches

Format: All events are timed finals. Deck start for 25yd events



Questions: Questions should be directed to Coach Rich or Jim Orbanek. Please do not call the meet director.


Awards: Individual Events: 1st - 8th place for A.B.C Divisions

Relays: 1st - 8th place



1. 2002 NCAA Swimming & Diving rules as modified for NYS

YMCA Swimming Championships will govern.

3. A swimmer may enter no more than 6 individual events.

4. Relay entries do NOT count as an event.

5. A team may enter as many relays and individual entries. If you

submit more than one relay please label A,B,C, etc.

6. Scratches will be on the blocks

7. There will be no clerk of course

8. 10 & under one false start allowed

9. 11 & older No False Start Rule in effect.

Refreshments: Hospitality room will be available for coaches and officials.

Special Note: Events added: 200yd and 500 yd freestyle, include seed times. Heats may be combined.

Hotels: Hotel rates are good through December 26th

Hyatt Regency Buffalo

Two Fountain Plaza

Buffalo, NY 14202-2290 (716)856-1234 2-3 minutes to pool



Buffalo/Niagara Marriott


Amherst.NY 14221 (716)689-6900 10-15 minutes to pool



Adam's Mark Hotel

120 Church St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 845-5100 Few minutes to pool



May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials

to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, and enough

hope to make you happy.