Hosted by Alexandria Masters Swimming
Sanctioned by Potomac Valley LMSC for US Masters Swimming, Inc.
Sanction # 100-S001
Welcome to the 16th Annual Tropical Splash Swim Meet
January 26, 2020
Warm-ups start: 7:45 am
Meet start: 8:45 am (estimated finish: 1:45 pm).
George Washington Rec Center Pool
8426 Old Mt. Vernon Road, Alexandria, VA 22309
9 lane x 25-yard pool. 7 lanes used for competition.
Automatic timing will be used.
A continuous 25-yard warm-up area will be available.
Lap counter cards will be available for the 500-yd swim but you must provide your own counter.
Coin-operated lockers require a quarter.
The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
Meet is open to all US Masters Swimmers with valid 2020 registration. International entries are subject to verification and may require additional documentation. Please submit a copy of your Masters Registration card/letter from your governing body to firstname.lastname@example.org. Verification is required at the time of online entry. If you do not present verification, you will not be permitted to swim in the competition.
Swimmers may enter up to 4 individual events.
2020 United States Masters Swimming rules will apply.
Event 20 will be an unofficial, 3-person 150-yard Coconut Relay.
Swimmers may swim only once in each relay event.
Events will be combined men and women. Heats will be seeded slowest to fastest. Relays will be deck seeded.
Meet will be limited to the first 185 entries received.
Deck entries will be accepted at meet director discretion.
Due to time constraints, the 500-yd freestyle was limited to the first 28 entries.
If the 500 is full when you register, you may contact the meet director to be placed on a wait list.
Relays will be deck entered. Only swimmers entered in the individual meet events are eligible for relays.
200 and 800-yd Relays – pick up and turn in entry forms at the officials table. Entries due by the end of Event 1. Relays can be put together as male, female, and mixed. If swimming in a male/female relay, you cannot swim in the mixed relay of that same event. Relay seeind and lane assignments will be posted at the start end of the pool.
Coconut Relay – Pick up and turn in entry form at the officials table. Entries due by the end of Event 11. Relays consist of 3 people, and can include any swimmers in the meet – any club, male or female.
Competitors may enter up to 4 individual events for a $30 fee, with no charge for relays.
Deck entries, if accepted, will be $35 for 4 individual events, with no charge for relays.
$15 long sleeve meet tee shirts when pre-ordered BEFORE 1/14/2020. A small amount of tee shirts will be available at the door for $20. Preview the design at https://alexandriamasters.com/tropical-splash/
Custom ribbon awards will be presented to first, second, and third places in individual events
Results will be posted online at https://alexandriamasters.com/tropical-splash/
1. 500-yd Freestyle*
2. 200-yd Breaststroke
3. 100-yd Backstroke
4. 50-yd Butterfly
5. 200-yd Individual medley
6. 50-yd Breaststroke
7. 100-yd Freestyle
8. 200-yd Butterfly
9. 200-yd Medley Relay deck entered
10. 200-yd Freestyle Relay deck entered
11. 400-yd Individual Medley
12. 50 -yd Backstroke
13. 200-yd Freestyle
14. 100-yd Breaststroke
15. 100-yd Butterfly
16. 50-yd Freestyle
17. 200-yd Backstroke
18. 100-yd Individual Medley
19. 800-yd Freestyle Relay deck entered
20. 150-yd Coconut Relay deck entered
* 500 freestyle is limited to the first 28 entries received