Minnesota Masters Swimming Flying Finn Meet

Minnesota Masters Swimming

Saturday, February 29, 2020

USMS Sanction : 300-S002

Minnesota Masters

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Swimmer Registration Mon, Jan 20, 2020
12:01 AM
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
11:59 PM

Minnesota Masters Swimming
The Flying Finn Meet
University of St. Thomas

Saturday, February 29, 2019
Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
Commemorating Minnesota Masters Hall of Fame Swimmer
Ray Hakomaki
The “Flying Finn”

Registration – 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Warmup Period – 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Events – 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM approximately (end times can vary greatly)

Meet Sanction:                 300-S002
Meet Director:                  Shannon Swartz (shannonswartz@comcast.net)
Entry Changes:                  David Bergquist (david.bergquist@minnesotamasters.com)
Entry Information:          Must be a USMS registered member or pay the special “One-Event” fee.
                                                New members can register at usms.org prior to the meet and register at below reduced rates.
Entry Type Early Bird Normal Rate Day of Meet*
Deadline February 16, 11:59 PM February 26, 11:59 PM February 29, 10:30 AM
USMS Member $25 $35 $45
One-Event $55 $60 N/A

* A swimmer may pay the 2020 USMS registration fee of $60 and enter on the day of the meet for a total fee of $105.  No one-event registrations are available on the day of the meet. 

We strongly encourage all swimmers to pre-register with USMS and pre-register for the meet prior to the Normal Rate deadline.

Registration:  Participants may enter a maximum of 6 individual events.  Entry fees are non-refundable.  Online entries are paid by credit card to ClubAssistant.com Events.  Deck entries on the day of the meet are limited to new or existing USMS members.  Deck entries to be paid by check or cash only.  No credit cards on day of meet. 

Course:  8 lane, 25 yard pool, using 8 lanes for competition.  3 Lanes in adjoining diving well area will be available throughout the meet for warm-up and cool down.  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.

Positive Check-in:  All Swimmers must check-in by 10:45 am at the registration desk.  In order to reduce the number of open lanes and thus reduce the length of the meet, all swimmers are required to positively check-in.  Positive check-in is required for the 500 Free by 10:45 amPositive check-in is also required for all Group 4 individual events (100 Free, 50 Fly, 400 IM, and 1000 Free).  Positive check-in for Group 4 events will be made available after the conclusion of Group 2 (50 Breast).  Check-in deadline times for these events will be announced at the meet.  Swimmers who do not positive check-in at the registration table for these events will be scratched from the event.

Results:  Will be posted at the meet and online at www.minnesotamasters.com within one week.  Times swum by non-USMS Members are not eligible for USMS Top 10 or records consideration. (Article 201.1.3B). Times swum by non-Minnesota LMSC members are not eligible for Minnesota LMSC records.  Times swum by One-Event swimmers are not eligible for USMS Top 10 or records consideration, and are also not eligible for Minnesota LMSC records. 

Relays:  Relay entries will be accepted up until 20 minutes prior to the respective relay.  All relays teams must either e-mail their information to david.bergquist@minnesotamasters.com by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, February 26th or submit a relay entry card at the Meet complete with first and last name, age and gender of each swimmer.  Each card or e-mail must include the club/workout group name.  For the relay to be official, none of the four members may be “unattached,” or One-Event swimmers.  All relay members must be registered with the same club but may be from different workout groups.  The distance and type of relay must be circled or otherwise indicated.  Participants may only compete once in each relay.  Women’s, Men’s, and Mixed relay heats may be combined depending on entries.

Seeding:  Event seeding for Event Groups 1, 2 and 3 will be generated after the 10:45 am Positive Check-in deadline for all swimmers.  Event seeding for Event Group 4 will be generated after the to be announced Positive Check-in deadline for those events following the completion of Event Group 2.  Please see the following page for the listing of Event Groups.  Heats for the 500 Free and 1000 Free will be seeded fast to slow.

Order of Events:

Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet starts at 11:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
2 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
3 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
4 Mixed 50 Y Free
5 Mixed 100 Y Back
6 Mixed 200 Y Fly
7 Mixed 100 Y Breast
8 Women 400 Y Free Relay
9 Men 400 Y Free Relay
10 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
11 Mixed 200 Y IM
12 Mixed 500 Y Free
13 Mixed 200 Y Back
14 Mixed 100 Y Fly
15 Mixed 50 Y Breast
16 Women 200 Y Free Relay
17 Men 200 Y Free Relay
18 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
19 Mixed 200 Y Free
20 Mixed 100 Y IM
21 Mixed 50 Y Back
22 Mixed 200 Y Breast
23 Women 400 Y Medley Relay
24 Men 400 Y Medley Relay
25 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay
26 Mixed 100 Y Free
27 Mixed 50 Y Fly
28 Mixed 400 Y IM
29 Mixed 1000 Y Free

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."

Online Registration closed on 2/27/2020.
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