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BigGref Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:14am

Well,
My first meet went pretty good. The visiting team couldn't get locker room access for about 15 minutes, so ther meet was delayed about 20-25 minutes.

I only had 2 DQs; 1 obvious one when the 2nd leg of a relay came out of the pool and went straight to the bathroom; the other was during the 50 Breaststroke. The kid hit the wall with only one hand, and didn't bring the other near the wall for about 2 seconds. I am pretty sure about this DQ but just wanted to check here. The coach was a little upset, I almost gave him a T :D but then I remembered which sport I was there to officiate!

beetle Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:20am

You maid the right call per book, I'am sorry that I miss read the note

[Edited by beetle on Feb 27th, 2005 at 09:30 PM]

WestCoastUmpire Sun Feb 27, 2005 03:15pm

BigGref, yes, you made the right call. In breaststroke (as in butterfly), a two-hand touch is required; sounds like this one was pretty obvious.

Beetle, cut a bit of slack - why not offer help when it is asked, instead of giving a lecture?

beetle Sun Feb 27, 2005 09:38pm

To Weast Coast Umpire on the call for the breaststroke I"am sorry that I read it wrong, and said the wrong thing I will be more carfull the next time. thank you.

WestCoastUmpire Sun Feb 27, 2005 09:57pm

Beetle,

No problem! We all post comments in haste from time to time. Have a good week!

BigGref Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:45pm

I think its kind of funny that I posted over a year ago and just in the last week there has been more posts on S&D then the last 6 months. Maybe this could start actual occasional discussions in this forum, or not.

WestCoastUmpire Mon Feb 28, 2005 11:34pm

BigGref,

One can hope. :) I'm always happy to chat about swimming, even though I'm no longer involved in coaching like I used to be.

beetle Tue Mar 01, 2005 07:12pm

To BigGref I might have some questions from time to time to ask you on the NFHS RULES. My I ask what state are you from? Their is always next year this year is over. I am from MI.

BigGref Wed Mar 02, 2005 04:35pm

Indiana; Do you do USA swimming also?

beetle Wed Mar 02, 2005 05:35pm

USA
 
I do the Michigan swim leag meets that uses USS rules We do not have that many USS swim meets in this area they are mostly south from us. Detroit


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