Competition Name
2018 Puget Sound Masters SCM Championship Meet & Pacific Northwest Zone Champs
Meet Dates
Sat, 11/17/2018 - Sun, 11/18/2018 Calendar
LOCATION: Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, 650 SW Campus Drive, Federal Way, WA 98023 206-296-4444

FACILITY: 50-meter championship pool set up as two 25m courses, each with 9-ft wide lanes and a water depth range of 9’-10.5’ Continuous warm-up available in 7-lane, 25-yd dive tank.  The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and Records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.

TIMING SYSTEM:  The primary timing system will be automatic timing.  Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration.

USA Swimming Observed Status:

TIMES:  Saturday, Nov 17:  Warm-up 9:00-9:50am, meet starts 10 am                     
              Sunday,   Nov 18:  Warm-up 9:00-9:50am, meet starts 10 am

MEET REFEREE:  Teri White -

MEET DIRECTOR: Lisa Dahl -   206-337-2204

CONCESSIONS: Vendor contracted with KCAC, available in lobby.

RULES: Current USMS rules will govern the meet.  Strictly forbidden:  Using hand paddles, fins or kick boards in warm-up areas; Diving in warm-up areas unless in designated sprint lanes.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2018 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of 11/18/2018.  Foreign registered swimmers must provide a copy of their current registration card.  Age groups based on the swimmer’s age as of 12/31/2018.  18-24, 25-29… and up in 5-yr increments
ENTRIES: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events, 5 individual events/day max.Individual entries and Relay-Only Swimmers:
  • Individual Entries and Relay-Only Swimmers must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (Pacific) Sunday, November 11th, 2018 OR postmarked by Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Relay teams may be entered from 9:00 AM Monday, November 12th to 11:59 PM Wednesday, Nov 14th
  • Deck entry for relays will also be available at the meet.  See ‘Relays’, below.
  • Swimmers will register by CLUB (i.e. PSM, BWAQ) rather than workout group (i.e. LWM, GLAD)

SEEDING: At the discretion of the Meet Referee and Meet Director, two courses may be used for the 800 Free, 400 Free, and 1500 Free.  A single course will be used for all other events. All events slow to fast.  Pre-seeding except for asterisked events, below.

CHECK-IN: Saturday: 800 Free – 9:30am; 400 IM – 10am; Sunday: 400 Free – 9:30am, 1500 Free – end of Event #34.  Swimmers missing the check-in deadline will be scratched from the event.

RELAYS: Age groups:  72- 99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239, 240-279, … (40-year increments as high as necessary). The aggregate age of the four relay team members determines the relay age group. Mixed relays require two men and two women.Relays may be entered online before the meet or deck-entered at the meet.  Online entry deadline above.
Deck Entry Relay entries due as follows
  • #11-#13: by the end of event #2
  • #20-#21: by the end of event #13
  • #31-#33:  by the end of event #22
  • #40-#41: by the end of event #33

  • Medals may be purchased at meet.
  • High point awards for each gender and age-group combination
ENTRY FEES: $38 includes LMSC surcharges. PLUS $4 per individual event (optional for seniors and needs-based swimmers).  No charge for relays.  Relay only swimmers pay $38 surcharge.

ENTRY QUESTIONS: Linda Chapman:  425-890-3751

DIRECTIONS: From North or South Bound I-5 take exit 142 B. Proceed west on South 348th St for 2 miles. South 348th changes to SW Campus Dr. at 1st Ave. The pool is on the right.
BREAKS:  5 Minute Breaks after #9, #19, #31, #40
Course Description
25 Meters / Indoor
Date Entry Due
Sun, 11/11/2018
Deck Entries

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