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IMPORTANT- AWAY MEET AT Stonebridge on Tuesday

Hello Sharks!  

We are headed to the Stonebridge for our first AWAY meet.  PLEASE DECLARE YOUR SWIMMER NOW! Go onto https://bedford.swimtopia.com/ and click on the swim meet date and “meet entry”, your swimmer should come up, then click edit and declare “attending this meet or not attending this meet” and then click save.

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 21st, 4:45 Arrival; Warm-Ups 5:30; Meet Start 6:00

Away: Stonebridge Stingrays  

Address: The pool address is: 1000 Carrington Dr, Raleigh, NC 27615 Google Maps

Further information about directions is posted below. 

Parking - The Stonebridge parking lot will be reserved for Bedford. If additional parking is required, please park along Carrington Drive on the side of the tennis courts.

Volunteers Needed. WE ARE IN NEED of 3 timers, 3 place judges, ONE ribbon writer, ONE Scorer ! If you can volunteer please email Tracey Zola at traceyzola@gmail.com

Thank you all for your help! WE CANNOT RUN THIS MEET WITHOUT THESE VOLUNTEER JOBS.You must sign up and complete 3 jobs in order for your child to swim!! If you have not signed up please do so!

All volunteers check in with Tracey Zola upon arrival. If you are running late please message at 215-868-0394. She will not be checking email past 4:00.

Officials Meeting:

All timers, place judges, stroke and turn judges and TSA Rep will meet at 5:45. 

Information to know:

Have your shark wear their team shirts! (See Amanda Harris on Monday during practice to get to your swimmer's shirt and cap if you have not picked it up yet.)

Heat assignments will come out Tuesday with Main Event swimmers details. Please double check if your swimmer is in a relay. Please email the coaches coaches@bedfordsharks.org if you have a swimmer attending but did not declare! If you are in a relay you must stay to the end of the meet! WRITE your swimmer number in black sharpie on the left and right arm with their swimmer number.

Bedford Team Set Up:

As you enter the gate, our team will walk through the home team area to set-up on the far side of the pool deck close to the diving board. We will have the tables and deck area at that end of the pool (opposite the starting blocks). Please bring tents and extra chairs because the pool will run out of seating.  

Parents keep a watchful eye on your kids and remember they should stay with a parent or guardian until their kid pusher calls them.

Make sure to bring a water bottle for your swimmer. Remind your swimmer to remove their cap after they swim so they can stay cool .

Concessions: We will have The Wondering Moose and Sunset Slushy providing food and treats. We will also have Chick-fil-a and other sweet treats for sale. Cash only please.

Outside food and drinks as well as coolers ARE permitted in the outdoor pool area. Please no glass bottles or containers of any kind.  No alcohol at TSA events, we can be disqualified if someone is found with alcohol on the property.

Team suits are not required.

Goggles are strongly recommended.

Have fun and cheer on your fellow sharks!

GO SHARKS!

Directions From Bedford:

From I-540 & Creedmoor Road: Drive north on Creedmoor Road 1.9mi to the stop light and turn right onto Norwood Rd. Go .7mi to the stop light and turn right onto Mount Vernon Church Rd. Go .6mi and turn right into Stonebridge on Kinsdale Dr. Proceed .1mi and take the first left at Countrywood North Rd. Go .5mi to the stop sign and turn left onto Carrington. The pool is .1mi on the left behind the tennis courts. From I-540 & Six Forks Road: Drive north on Six Forks Road .2mi. Turn left at the Stonebridge entrance onto Sturbridge Rd. Go .2mi and turn left into Longford Dr. In .2mi Longford Dr. turns right and becomes Emerywood Dr. Proceed .7mi and turn right at Brookfield Rd. Go .2mi and turn right onto Whitestone Rd. Drive .7mi and turn left onto Carrington Dr. The pool will be .3mi on the right behind the tennis courts.

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