|Swimmer Registration||Mon, Jan 20, 2020 12:00 AM||Sat, Mar 28, 2020 11:59 PM|
HOST: IU Natatorium on th campus of IUPUI
SANCTION: Sanctioned by GRIN for USMS, Inc. Sanction #Pending
LOCATION: The IU Natatorium is located at 901 West New York Street, Indianapolis, 46202 on the IUPUI Campus in Indianapolis.
FACILITY: One of the premier aquatic facilities in the nation, the IU Natatorium has been a fixture in the community since 1982 and has hosted hundreds of state, regional, national, and international events. The IU Natatorium is a state-of-the-art facility featuring a 8-lane, 50-meter competition pool with 2 moveable bulkheads to allow for separate competition and warm-up / warm-down pools. The facility also includes spacious locker rooms, offices, a large classroom, and a concession stand – all proven capable of handling the needs of a large event.
PARKING: Ample pay parking will be available in the garage that is attached to the Natatorium. Only credit cards will be accepted for payment. The IU Natatorium has no control over the parking fees or management.
HOTEL INFORMATION: Check out Visit Indy for information regarding hotels and restaurants in the area.
POOL: 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.
RULES: Current 2020 U.S. Masters Swimming rules will govern the conduct of this meet.
ELIGIBILITY: The meet is open to anyone 18 and older. All entrants must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming, Inc. Each swimmer is eligible to swim a maximum of five (5) individual events per day.
AGE GROUPS: The swimmer's age is determined as of April 5, 2020. Age categories are 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc.
REGISTRATION: Online registration only through Club Assistant. All entries MUST be received by 11:59 P.M. EDT on Saturday, March 28. Relay entries should be received by Wednesday, April 1, at 11:59 P.M. EDT. 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 5 individual events per day.
RELAYS: Any changes to relay cards must be noted to the timer before the start of the event. In addition, swimmers may only swim once in each of the relays (200 Free, 200 Medley, 400 Free, and 800 Free). 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 1, 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 28, 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. Note: Distance events (1650 Free, 1000 Free) will be limited to the first 22 men and 22 women.
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.
SCORING & AWARDS: Points will be awarded as follows: individual events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1; relays shall score double the individual event point value. 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. The location of the social is being determined. Stay tuned for more details, but 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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