Meet Director: Doug Springer Meet Referee: Judy Gillies Sanction: Sanctioned by AZ LMSC for USMS Inc.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Session 1 - Yards Events
Event #1 - Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM. 1650 short course yards starts at 8:00 AM (fastest to slowest).
Event #2 - Warm-up will be available 15 minutes following AM session. 1000 short course yards starts at 1:00 PM (fastest to slowest).
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - Session 2 - Meters Event
Event #3 - Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM. 1500 long course meters starts at 8:00 AM (fastest to slowest).
Rules: 2018 USMS rules apply. All events are timed finals. Swimmers may swim one, two or all three events. Age on March 17th, 2018 will determine the age group for the short course yards events. Age on December 31st, 2018 will determine the age group for long course meters event.
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 USMS Top 10 consideration.
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 2018 USMS registration. USMS will also offer a one-event membership for a fee of $15. Times swum under one-event membership 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 2018 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.). For award purposes, the age group awards will be determined by age as of December 31st, 2018.
Entries and fees: Online registration only. Flat entry fee of $25 per event or $60 for all 3 events for online entries. Non-USMS fee is additional $15 for the one event membership. Fee includes a meet T-shirt.
No deck entries, mail or fax entries will be accepted.
Online registration closes on March13th, 2018.
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 80 degree 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. Sunday the pool will be converted to the 50 meter length for the 1500. 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.
Lodging: El Conquistador Tucson Hilton, 10000 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85704. For the $159 rate, call 1-888-370-0980, use Group Code-MST.