USMS Sanction : 169-S002
|Swimmer Registration||Mon, Nov 5, 2018 12:00 AM||Sat, Mar 30, 2019 11:59 PM|
HOST: Terre Haute Torpedoes
SANCTION: Sanctioned by GRIN for USMS, Inc. Sanction #Pending
LOCATION: The Vigo County School Corporation (VCSC) Aquatic Center is located at 2230 Prairieton Road, Terre Haute, IN 47802 (Google Maps: VCSC Aquatic Center). When you arrive at the VCSC Aquatic Center, you will see two sets of doors on the west facing side of the building. Please enter through the doors towards the North.
FACILITY: The VCSC Aquatic Center is a state-of-the-art facility featuring a 10-lane, 50-meter competition pool with 2 moveable bulkheads to allow for separate competition and warm-up / warm-down pools. Their Colorado Timing System features a full-color LED matrix scoreboard capable of showing full meet data and approved advertising. The facility also includes spacious locker rooms, offices, a large classroom, and a concession stand – all designed to handle the needs of a large event.
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.
HOTEL INFORMATION: Check out the Terre Haute Convention and Visitor Bureau's website for information regarding hotels and restaurants in the area.
MEET CONDUCT: Current 2019 U.S. Masters Swimming rules will govern the conduct of this meet.
ELIGIBILITY: All entrants must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming, Inc. Each swimmer is eligible to swim a maximum of six (6) individual eventsand two (2) relays per day.
WARM-UP PROCEDURES: Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious and controlled manner. No diving or backstroke starts will be allowed, except in designated sprint lanes. One or two lanes shall be designated as one-way sprint lanes during the pre-meet warm-up sessions in the competition pools only. Any swimmer who acts in an unsporting or unsafe manner within the swimming venue may be considered for appropriate action or penalty by the referee (rule 102.15.3). Pull-buoys, kick boards, fins and hand paddles are not allowed in competition or warm-up pools.
REGISTRATION: Online registration only through Club Assistant. All entries MUST be received by 11:59 P.M. EDT on Saturday, March 30. Relay entries should be received by Wednesday, April 3, at 11:59 P.M. EDT. Relays can updated on deck entered as long as relay cards are received at least 30 minutes prior to the event. For assistance completing the online registration process, please contact Karen Gernert at 317-340-1001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENTRY FEES: GRIN members will pay a flat fee of $20. Non-GRIN members will pay just $30. Swimmers may compete in up to 6 individual events per day.
RELAYS: Swimmers may only swim once in the 800 Free and 400 Free Relays. For example, a woman may not swim in Event #27 (Women's 800 Free Relay) and Event #29 (Mixed 800 Free Relay).
RELAY FEES: Relay entries must be submitted to Karen Gernert (mailto:email@example.com) by Wednesday, April 3, at 11:59 P.M. EDT. Relay entries may be team designations only. If relay swimmers are known at the time of entry, names would be greatly appreciated. Relay swimmers / swimmer order may be changed on deck. All relay changes must be recorded on the relay card and/or timing sheet.
EVENT DEADLINES: Online individual entries close on Saturday, March 30, at 11:59 P.M. EDT. Relay entries should be received by Wednesday, April 3, at 11:59 P.M. EDT.
EVENT SEEDING: All heats will be seeded slowest to fastest. If there are enough entries, the 1000 & 1650 freestyles will be swum in both pools. All distance events (500, 1000, 1650 Free, & 400 IM) MUST have entry times. The 1650 (Sat.) and 1000 (Sun.) require positive check-in (in person) before 7:45am on the day of the event and by 12:00 noon for the 400 IM (Sat.) and 500 (Sun.). Failure to check-in before the deadline will result in being scratched from that event. The long distance events and 400 IM will be swum as mixed gender events, but scored by gender and age group.
SCORING & AWARDS: Points will be awarded as follows: individual events: 11-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1; relays shall score double the individual event point value. Each participant will receive a commemorative card suitable for posting individual and relay results. Trophies will be awarded to the large and small team champions.
RESULTS: Will be posted free on the GRIN website, www.grinswim.org, and will be available for downloading.
MEET SOCIAL: There will be a meet social on Saturday following the competition at the Terre Haute Brewing Company. Please note on your registration if you and your family are planning to attend the social. Remember, family members are welcome too!
QUESTIONS: For questions or additional information, please contact Karen Gernert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
** Please note that all times are Eastern Daylight Time
8:00am Warm-Up Starts
8:30am Designated Sprint Lanes Open
8:50am Warm-Up Ends
9:00am Competition Begins
ORDER OF EVENTS:
|3||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|4||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|23||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|27||Women||800 Y||Free Relay|
|28||Men||800 Y||Free Relay|
|29||Mixed||800 Y||Free Relay|
|33||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|34||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|47||Women||400 Y||Free Relay|
|48||Men||400 Y||Free Relay|
|49||Mixed||400 Y||Free Relay|
|57||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
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