2016-2019 Synchro Canada Major Events Calendar
|Aug 5-21, 2016||Olympics||Rio de Janeiro BRA|
|Sept 15-18, 2016||Synchro Canada AGM and Convention||Montreal, QC|
|March 20-26, 2017||Canadian National Stream Qualifier||Quebec City, QC|
|May 2-7, 2017||Shiseido Canadian Open Championships||Toronto, ON|
|May 30-June 4, 2017||Canadian Espoir Championships||TBA|
|June 16-18, 2017||Masters National Championships||TBA|
|June 16-18, 2017||Synchro Canada Planning Session||TBA|
|Sept 16, 2017||Synchro Canada AGM||Conference Call|
|March 19-25, 2018||Canadian National Stream Qualifier||TBA|
|April 24-29, 2018||Shiseido Canadian Open Championships||TBA|
|May 29-June 3, 2018||Canadian Espoir Championships||TBA|
|June 15-17, 2018||Masters National Championship||TBA|
|Sept 20-23, 2018||Synchro Canada AGM and Convention||TBA|
|Feb 16-21, 2019||Canada Winter Games||Red Deer, AB|
|May 24-26, 2019 or June 21-21, 2019||Synchro Canada Planning Session||TBA|
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Many volunteers are needed to run a successful meet. Some volunteers have tasks well before meet but most are needed at the meet.
The Meet Manager works with Synchro Sask to organize the meet prior to the event. The Meet Manager is present during the meet.
The Volunteer Coordinator arranges for volunteers for the meet. The number of volunteers needed is determined by the meet schedule.
The Awards Coordinator prepares, organizes, sorts and applies labels to medals and ribbons prior to the meet. During the meet, the Awards Coordinator receives the approved results and organizes awards to present at the ceremony at the end of the meet.
The Hospitality Coordinator arranges hospitality for meet officials.
The Meet Manager works with the Host Club to organize the meet prior to the event.
The Chief Referee and Judges are obtained by the Synchro Saskatchewan Officials Chair.
The Computer Scorer is obtained by the Synchro Saskatchewan Competition Chair.
Each judges’ panel for figures requires one Panel Referee, one Assistant Referee and three Scorekeepers. That’s five people. If there are two panels, ten people are needed.
Panel Referee – Announces the start of the event then announces each competitor. Before the competitor swims, the Panel Referee announces the competitor number. After the competitor swims, the Panel Referee announces the judges’ marks.
Assistant Referee – Ensures the swimmers are in the correct order according ot the draw.
Scorekeepers – Record all judges’ marks as they are read out by the Panel Referee.
Routines have a different set of volunteers. Each routine event requires one Announcer, one Music Coordinator, one Video Recorder, three Timers and a number of runners.
Announcer – Announces everything including name of event, judges, referees and officials for the event, competitors, judges’ marks and any announcements that need to be made.
Music Coordinator – Checks the sound system prior to the start of the events then plays the music for all routines.
Video Recorder – records all routine events. The routine may be reviewed if there is a penalty situation.
Timers – Record two different times to ensure time requirements are met. Timers record walk-on time, deck time and music time.
Runners – Runners sit next to the judges and take the judges chit with the written mark to the computer scoring table as soon as the chit is completed after the competitor swims.