Riptide's Return to Racing

Minnesota Masters Swimming

Sunday, November 15, 2020

USMS Sanction : https://www.usms.org/events/events/riptides-return

Minnesota Masters

Swim Meet Registration

USMS

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This competition is limited to the first 50 entrants.
Currently there are 35 entrants.



Minnesota Masters Swimming
Riptide's Return to Racing

 
Sunday, November 15, 2020
5885 149th Street West
Apple Valley, MN  55124

Please note: this meet will be canceled if USMS does not agree to sanction meets by November 15th or finds that this meet is inconsistent with its COVID 19 guidelines.
Schedule:           
Registration – Only Online in Advance
Warmup Period – 9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Events – 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Meet Sanction:                 To be determined
Meet Director:                  Amy Parratto (amy@riptideswimteam.org)
Entry Changes:                  David Bergquist (david.bergquist@minnesotamasters.com)
Entry Information:          Must be a USMS registered member.  Entries will be limited to 50 swimmers.
                                                Please review the attached COVID 19 guidelines carefully.
Registration will close after 50 entries. Note: Registration opening date and time will be e-mailed to all Minnesota USMS members simultaneously.
USMS Member Rate $20
Registration:  Participants may enter a maximum of 4 individual events.  Entry fees will be refundable if the meet is canceled. Registrants may choose to donate entry fees to our Adult Learn to Swim Program in lieu of receiving a refund. Online entries are paid by credit card to ClubAssistant.com Events.  There will be no further entries once the 50 maximum is reached. There will be no paper entries. Entrants who cancel their registrations will not receive refunds.

Course:  8 lane, 25 yard pool, using 8 lanes for competition.  7 lanes in adjacent pool available throughout the meet for warm-up and cool down.  The length of the competition course will be in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1. after being laser-measured.

Positive Check-in:  There will not be a positive check-in process for this meet.  Nevertheless, please e-mail david.bergquist@minnesotamasters.com up to 5 PM on November 13th if you will not be able to attend the meet.  This will enable someone from the waiting list to be able to swim.  You will not receive a refund.

Results:  Results will not be posted anywhere at the meet venue; however, unofficial real-time results will upload to Meet Mobile. Final results will be available at www.minnesotamasters.com by November 22, 2020. Times swum by non-Minnesota LMSC members are not eligible for Minnesota LMSC records.  There will be no One-Event swimmers


Relays:  There will be no relays.
Locker Rooms:  There will be no access to locker rooms.
Seeding:  Event seeding and lane assignments will be developed prior to the meet and e-mailed to all registrants.  No changes in heats or lanes will occur the day of the meet.

 
Hosted by Riptide Swim Club
Bluewater Aquatic Center

Minnesota Masters Swimming
“Return to Racing”
Bluewater Aquatic Center

Sunday, November 15, 2020
5885 149th Street West
Apple Valley, MN  55124


Please note: this meet will be canceled if USMS does not agree to sanction meets by November 15th or finds that this meet is inconsistent with its COVID 19 guidelines. . Please note that USMS is likely to prohibit travel from more than 100 miles to a sanctioned meet.

Schedule:            Registration – Only On Line in Advance
Warmup Period – 9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Events – 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Meet Sanction:                 USMS must sanction this meet before it will go forward.
Meet Director:                  Amy Parratto (amy@riptideswimteam.org)
Entry Changes:                  David Bergquist (david.bergquist@minnesotamasters.com)
Entry Information:          Must be a USMS registered member.  Entries will be limited to 50 swimmers.
                                                Please review the attached COVID 19 guidelines carefully.

Registration will close after 50 entries. Online registration will commence at 7PM on Thursday, October 8, 2020. A link to the Club Assistant registration page will be e-mailed to all Minnesota-registered USMS swimmers simultaneously prior to that date.
USMS Member Rate $20

Registration:  Participants may enter a maximum of 4 individual events.  Entry fees will be refundable if the meet is canceled. Registrants may choose to donate entry fees to the Minnesota Masters Adult Learn to Swim Program in lieu of receiving a refund. Online entries are paid by credit card to ClubAssistant.com Events.  There will be no further entries once the 50 maximum is reached. There will be no paper entries. Entrants who cancel their registrations will not receive refunds.

Course:  8 lane, 25 yard pool, using 8 lanes for competition.  7 lanes in adjacent pool available throughout the meet for warm-up and cool down.  The length of the competition course will be in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1 after being laser-measured.

Positive Check-in:  There will not be a positive check-in process for this meet.  If you need to cancel after having registered,  please e-mail david.bergquist@minnesotamasters.com at least by 5 PM on Sunday, November 13th.  This action will enable someone from the waiting list to be able to swim. 

Results:  Results will not be posted anywhere at the meet venue; however, unofficial real-time results will upload to Meet Mobile. Final results will be available at www.minnesotamasters.com by November 22, 2020. Times swum by non-Minnesota LMSC members are not eligible for Minnesota LMSC records.  There will be no One-Event swimmers


Relays:  There will be no relays.
Locker Rooms:  There will be no access to locker rooms.
Seeding:  Event seeding and lane assignments will be developed prior to the meet and e-mailed to all registrants.  No changes in heats or lanes will occur the day of the meet.
 
 
Order of Short Course Yards Events
1 100  yards Breast
2 100 yards Back
3 50 yards Free #1
4 200 yards Fly
5 100 yards IM
6 50 yards Breast
7 200 yards IM
8 500 yards Free
9 50 yards Fly
10 50 yards Free #2
11 200 yards Free
12 200 yards Back
13 100 yards Free
14 200 yards Breast
15 100 yards Fly
16 50 yards Back

It is possible that certain events with few entries will be combined into single heats.

Partial List of COVID-19 Related Protocols:
  • There will be no spectators other than volunteers and paid personnel required to run the meet.
  • Volunteers will enter through the front lobby doors.
  • Volunteers will exit through the door behind the blocks in the 8 lane pool.
  • Volunteers will be required to wear a face mask at all times while inside the building.
  • Volunteers will be required to follow the same safety guidelines as swimmers
    • Self-screen at home
    • Take temperature at home.
    • Stay at home if not feeling  well or have come in contact with anyone who has or is suspected of having Covid-19.
Important Logistics for Swimmers:
  • The number of swimmers will not exceed 50.
  • The only swimmers allowed in the competition pool area will be those swimming in next 3 heats (i.e. 24).
  • There will be volunteers monitoring the heats as they sit in the ready area on the bleachers on the pool deck.
  • The rest of the swimmers will be waiting in the dryland area maintaining social distancing guidelines.
  • Volunteers in the dryland area will monitor social distancing and the wearing of face masks.
  • Warm up and cool down pools will not exceed more than 4 swimmers in a lane at a time.
  • Swimmers will not proceed to the starting blocks from the bleachers until the current swimmers in the water have exited the pool and walked to the spectator side of the pool to speak with the coaches.
  • There will be a hook on the wall for each swimmer to place mask and towel before their race.
  • After swimmers finish their races, each must immediately place mask on face.
  • Wall hooks will be sprayed down with disinfectant that dries quickly.

Warm-ups start at 9:00 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 12:30 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 100 Y Breast
2 Mixed 100 Y Back
3 Mixed 50 Y Free
4 Mixed 200 Y Fly
5 Mixed 100 Y IM
6 Mixed 50 Y Breast
7 Mixed 200 Y IM
8 Mixed 500 Y Free
9 Mixed 50 Y Fly
10 Mixed 50 Y Free
11 Mixed 200 Y Free
12 Mixed 200 Y Back
13 Mixed 100 Y Free
14 Mixed 200 Y Breast
15 Mixed 100 Y Fly
16 Mixed 50 Y Back

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

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