USMS National Pool Distance Invitational 1650 yards, 1000 yards, 1500 meters February 19 & 20, 2022, Oro Valley, Arizona
Host: SaddleBrooke Swim Club Meet Director: Doug Springer Meet Referee: Judy Gillies Sanction: Sanctioned by AZ LMSC for USMS Inc. , 482-S001 & 482-S002
Rules: 2022 USMS rules apply. All events are timed finals. Swimmers may swim one, two, or all three events. Due to the combination of yards and meters events, age group will be the date of the swim for yards and December 31, 2022 for meters.
Timing: Short course yards (1650 & 1000): The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration. Long Course meters (1500): The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times can be submitted for world records, USMS records, and USSM Top 10 consideration. Split times may be requested in writing and the request forms will be available at registration. Seeding: All events will be seeded fastest to slowest based on entry times. Seed times must be current. They may be verified and adjusted by the meet director.
Eligibility: Any swimmer with a valid 2022 USMS registration. USMS will also offer a one event membership for a fee of $15. Times swum under one-event registration are not eligible for USMS Top 10 or records consideration. International entries must include a copy of the swimmer’s FINA recognized Masters Swimming registration card and fees in U.S. dollars. Each swimmer must submit a copy of their 2022 USMS registration card or FINA-recognized Masters Swimming card. Failure to submit proof of registration will result in the entry being rejected. For further information on registration contact Doug Springer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awards: Male and female age group awards for each age group will be awarded based on total time for all three events. Standard 5 year age groupings. (60 – 64, etc.) based on age as of December 31, 2022. Swimmers completing all 3 events will receive the “Conquistador” medal.
Entries and fees: Online registration only. Flat entry fee of $30 per event or $75 for all 3 events plus $15 USMS for non USMS members for the one event membership. Fee includes a meet T-shirt for participants entering all three events. No deck entries, mail or fax entries will be accepted.
Deadline: Online registration closes on February 15th, 2022.
Facility: The Oro Valley Aquatic Center (OVAC) is located next to Canyon del Oro High School in the James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley, AZ 85704. OVAC is an outdoor 18-lane 25-yard pool operated at 80o F with non turbulent lane lines and electronic timing. 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 106.2.1. We will run 8 lanes for competition.
Location: Directions from I-10: Ina Rd. exit #125, east on Ina to Oracle Rd., left (north) on Oracle to Calle Concordia, left (west) on Calle Concordia, pool is on your right in ¼ mile. There is a parking lot available directly east of the pool off of Calle Concordia.