“Short Course Meters Challenge” Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center at U of M Sunday, December 11th 2022 1910 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Registration: Online Only in Advance Meet Sanction: 302-S006 Meet Director: Gerry Vandam Vandammn6@aol.com Entry Changes: Gerry Vandam Vandammn6@aol.com Entry Information: Must be a USMS registered member
Individual Registrations Close at 11:59pm CST on Saturday, December 10, 2022
Relay Entries via email must be submitted by noon, 9 Dec. 2022.
Schedule: Warm-up will be start at 10:30am and end at 11:15am for the start of the 1500. After the completion of the 1500 the main pool will open for a 10 minute warm-up. The meet will end at 4:15pm.
Registration: Participants may enter a maximum of 5 individual events. Entry fees will be refundable if the meet is canceled. Registrants may instead donate refunds to the Adult Learn to Swim Program or the Minnesota Masters Foundation. Fees are paid by credit card to “MINNESOTA MASTERS.” Entries enabled via Club Assistant online only. Those needing to drop from the Meet should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 11:59am 10 Dec. 2022.
Course: 8 lane, 25 Meter pool, using 8 lanes for competition. Space in the adjacent pool will be available throughout the meet for warm-up and cool down. The length of the competition pool, which features a bulkhead, will be measured for compliance with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
Positive Check-in: Positive check-in 30 minutes prior to the session start for the 1500 free, by event #2 for the 400 free and event #11 for the 400 IM. Swimmers who do not confirm their entry at the meet director’s table will be scratched from those events.
1500/800 Free: 1500 will be limited to 16 swimmers, a standby signup list will be avaliable at the Meet Directors table at 10:30am for the swimmers hoping for a open lane. (Maximum number of individual events is 5) Swimmers swimming the 1500 free will have the 800 free split automatically recorded.
Results: Results will be posted at the meet venue and unofficial real-time results will be upload to Meet Mobile. Final results will be available at www.minnesotamasters.com by 21 Dec. Times swum by non-Minnesota LMSC members are not eligible for Minnesota LMSC records. All swimmers must be full-year USMS members.
Seeding: Event seeding and lane assignments will be assigned prior to the meet and posted at the pool, psych sheets will be avaliable on line during entry period. Some changes in heats or lanes may occur the day of the meet. All individual events 400 meters and shorter and all relays will be seeded slow to fast. All individual events longer than 400 meters will be seeded fast to slow.
Relays: All relays must be submitted no later than 30 minutes prior to the respective relay to the Meet Director. All relays teams must either e-mail their information to email@example.com by noon on 9 Dec or complete a relay entry card complete with first name and last name, age and gender of each swimmer on the day of the meet (30 minutes prior to the relay estimated start). Each card or e-mail must include the club/workout group name. For the relay to be offical, none 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. Women's, Men's and Mixed relay heats may be combined depending on the number of entries.
Locker Rooms: Mens and Womens locker rooms are available for use during the meet.