Fargo Fly-In

Minnesota Masters Swimming

Saturday, July 27, 2024

USMS Sanction : 524-S002

Minnesota Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sat, Jun 1, 2024
12:01 AM
Wed, Jul 24, 2024
11:59 PM

“Fargo Fly In”
Hulbert Aquatic Center

Saturday, July 27, 2024
620 7TH Ave W
, West Fargo, ND 58078

Registration:                Online Only in Advance
Meet Sanction:             524-S002
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 11:59 pm CST on Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Entry fees - 
Early Registration:   1 June to 11:59 pm 20 July $40.00
Regular Rate:          21 Jul to 11:59 pm 24 July $45.00
Financial assistance may be available for registration or entry fees through the Minnesota Masters Foundation

Relay Entries via email must be submitted by noon, 24 July 2024.

Schedule:  Warm-up will start at 9:30 am and end at 10:15 am for the start of the 1500.  After the completion of the 1500 the main pool will open for a 15 minute warm-up.  The meet will end at 4:15 pm. 

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 vandammn6@aol.com  by  11:59 am 26 July 2024.

Course:  10 lane, 50 Meter pool, using 8 lanes for competition.  2 outside lanes on either side of the competition lanes will be available throughout the meet for warm-up and cool-down.  A separate 6 lane warm down pool is available during completion.  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 106.2.1.

Positive Check-in:  Positive check-in 30 minutes prior to the session start for the 1500 free,  by event #2 for the 400 free, event #11 for the 400 IM and event #18 for the 800 Fly.  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 available at the Meet Director table for the swimmers hoping for an open lane.  (Maximum number of individual events is 5) Swimmers swimming the 1500 free will have the 800 free split automatically recorded.

800 Butterfly:  Limited to 8 swimmers.  Long distance butterfly times will be converted and listed with the 1000 yd records held by Albany Armada Aquatics Masters.  

Results:  Heat Sheets and results will be posted at the meet venue and heat information and unofficial real-time results will be uploaded to Meet Mobile. Final results will be available at www.minnesotamasters.com by 31 July. 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 with the exception of the 400 & 1500 free, 400 IM and 800 Fly and posted at the pool, psych sheets will be available online during the entry period.  Some changes in heats or lanes may occur on 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 relay teams must either e-mail their information to vandammn6@aol.com by noon on 24 July or complete a relay entry card complete with first name and last name, team, 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 official, none may be "unattached".  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. 

USMS Split Request: Official split requests for individual events and relays must be submitted using the USMS Split Notification Form.  Per USMS rules, for backstroke events, and relays you must notify the meet referee/director if you need to record an initial split time before swimming that event, and for individual events other than backstroke you must notify the referee/director before the meet ends.

​​​​​​Timing System:  The primary timing system will be automatic.  Times for the competition will be eligible for world records, USMS records, and Top Ten consideration.  Please inform Referee or Meet Director prior to swimming if you believe the swim will be a national or world record to make sure the paperwork is properly completed.

Lodging:  Lodging is avaliable via this link:  https://www.Fargoairsho.com/accommodations

Locker Rooms:  Men's and Women's locker rooms are available for use during the meet.

Meet Course: 50 Meters

Warm-ups start at 9:30 AM
Meet starts at 10:15 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 4:15 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1500 M Free
2 Men 400 M Medley Relay
3 Women 400 M Medley Relay
4 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
5 Mixed 100 M Back
6 Mixed 50 M Free
7 Mixed 200 M Fly
8 Men 200 M Free Relay
9 Women 200 M Free Relay
10 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
11 Mixed 100 M Breast
12 Mixed 400 M Free
13 Mixed 200 M Back
14 Mixed 100 M Fly
15 Men 400 M Free Relay
16 Women 400 M Free Relay
17 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
18 Mixed 50 M Breast
19 Mixed 50 M Back
20 Mixed 400 M IM
21 Men 200 M Medley Relay
22 Women 200 M Medley Relay
23 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
24 Mixed 200 M Breast
25 Mixed 100 M Free
26 Mixed 50 M Fly
27 Mixed 200 M Free
28 Mixed 200 M IM
29 Mixed 800 M Fly

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "MINNESOTA MASTERS."

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