Meet Director: Katy James, email@example.com, 480-897-6411
Sanction: Held under the sanction of U.S. Masters Swimming and the Local Masters Swim Committee of Arizona, sanction #483-S007
Facility: Competition will be held at Mona Plummer Aquatic Center at Arizona State University located at College and 6th Street in Tempe. The facility is an outdoor 25-meter, 8 lane pool operated at 80 F with non-turbulent lane lines and electronic timing. There will be separate lanes available for warm-up and loosen-down during the actual meet.
Parking: Spaces are available during the meet at no charge in Parking Structure 5, which is adjacent to the aquatic complex.
Eligibility: Open to all registered Masters Swimmers holding a valid 2013 or 2014 USMS Card. For further information on registration, contact the AZLMSC Registrar, Katy James at firstname.lastname@example.org. Swimmers will be required to show proof of registration the day of the meet and sign a waiver.
Rules: 2013 USMS rules apply. All events are timed finals. There is a limit of four(4) individual events per day plus relays. Your age as of December 31, 2013 determines your age group for the meet.
Entries/ Fees: Entries must be received by November 18, 2013. Late entries will not be accepted. There is a $45.00 fee for the meet IF YOU ENTER ONLINE. Please go to SunDevilMasters.com for instructions on how to enter. Swimmers are encouraged to enter online. This covers all events that a swimmer wishes to enter (no more than 4 per day). Swimmers may still choose to mail their entry for a fee of $45.00. Please use the new Arizona Consolidated entry card for this method. Fill it out completely and be sure to enter seed times for all the events that you wish to swim. You must also send a copy of your USMS registration card. There will be no deck entries. Make checks out to Sun Devil Masters Swimming. Mail your entry card, check and photocopy of your USMS Card to:
723 East Diamond Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
If you need an Arizona Consolidated entry card or USMS application, go to www.azlmsc.org and look under forms.
Seeding: All events will be pre-seeded (women & men swim together) by time, slowest to fastest.
Long Distance Events: Due to time constraints, events 800 meters and over will be limited to a maximum of 32 swimmers. Swimmers can choose to swim the 800 or the 1500 but not both. This will be done on a first come first serve basis. If you register after the event is closed, we will attempt to notify you in advance and put you on a waiting list. Swimmers must check in 1/2 hour before the start of the event and bring their own lap counter. Swimmers should enter genuine times. We reserve the right to check athlete entries against similar results (LCM or SCY equivalents) and rank accordingly.
Scoring: Top eight places within each age group and sex will score points: 9-7-6-5--3-2-1.
Awards: Individual high points awards will be given for the meet. All swimmers will receive a complimentary T-shirt for participating in the meet.
Results: During the meet, results will be posted. At the conclusion of the meet, results will be listed at www.azlmsc.org and at www.sundevilmasters.com.
Relays: Relay entries will be due to the meet director as follows:
Saturday's relays: 400 medleys due by the end of the 800 free heats, Event 1; 200 free relays due by the end of the 400 IM heats, Event 6.
Sunday's relays: 400 free relays due by the end of the 1500 free heats, Event 16; 200 medley relays due by the end of the 400 free heats, Event 20.
Social: Following the Saturday session, swimmers are invited to a social event to be announced. Directions will be available at the meet.
Meet Hotel: We have made arrangements with David Kolozar at email@example.com for a discounted rate for swimmers and their families participating in the meet. Email David, mention the Ron Johnson Invitational and ask for the ASU rate. Or, here is a link for the Tempe Mission Palms www.missionpalms.com with rates starting at $139.00 plus tax and hospitality fee of $14.95. This is also the preferred ASU rate if they were to call the hotel and reserve a room they just have to ask for the ASU rate. Phone # for reservation is 800-547-8705.
Saturday's Events: 1. 800 free, 2. 50 breast, 3. 100 fly, 4. 200 free, 5. 50 back, 6. 400 IM, 7.,8., 9. 400 free relays, , 10. 100 breast, 11. 200 fly, 12. 50 free, 13,14,15. 200 medey relays.
Saturday Warm-up starts at 11:00 am, Event 1 starts at 12:00 PM.
Sunday's Events: 16. 1500 free, 17. 100 IM, 18. 200 back, 19. 50 fly, 20. 400 free,21.,22., 23. 400 medley relays, 24. 200 breast, 25. 100 back, 26. 200 IM, 27. 100 free, 28.,29.,30. 200 free relays
Sunday Warm-up starts at 8:00 AM. Event 16 starts at 9:00 AM.