2012 Postal Pentathlon

Minnesota Masters Swimming

Thursday, November 1 - Monday, December 31, 2012

USMS Sanction : 302-S003

Minnesota Masters

Swim Meet Registration


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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 2013 Postal Pentathlon

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Thu, Nov 1, 2012
12:00 AM
Tue, Jan 1, 2013
11:59 PM

Sponsor: Minnesota LMSC
Eligibility: Open to all registered masters swimmers for the 2012 or 2013 season.
Conduct of Meet:
  • Participant swims the 5 events (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Crawlstroke, and Individual Medley) in a specific course (Sprint, Middle Distance, or Ironman - no mixed courses), preferably in a 25 yard pool.
  • It is recommended that the pentathlon legs be swum in the order Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Crawlstroke, and then Individual Medley.
  • The events must be swum during the same day and it is recommended that all 5 events be swum in a 2 to 3 hour period.
  • Participants may swim the Sprint, Middle Distance, or Ironman courses. If you desire to swim more than one course you should swim each course on a separate day.
  • Sprint Distance: 50-Fly, 50-Back, 50-Breast, 50Free, 100-IM
  • Middle Distance: 100-Fly, 100-Back, 100-Breast, 100-Free, 200-IM
  • Ironman Distance: 200-fly, 200-Back 200-Breast, 200-Free, 400-IM
  • All times must be recorded to the 1/100th of a second. Times not reporting tenths or hundredths will have 9's inserted for the missing digits.
  • The pentathlon must be swum from November 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012 and entries must be postmarked or submitted online by December 31, 2012. Paper entries must include a copy of your USMS registration card or foreign equivalent.  Online entries will verify USMS membership.
  • On-line Entry Information – Postal Online Entry
  • All results will be based on a 25 yard course. Swims performed in meter pools must indicate that their entries are from a meter pool so that the times can be converted to a yard equivalent. The meet results will compare each event of the pentathlon amongst the participants.
  • Incomplete or illegible entries will be returned. All fees are nonrefundable.
  • Sanctioned by Minnesota LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction # 302-S003
Age Groups: 18-24, 25-29, ... , 95-99, 100+. Age will be determined by the swimmers' age on December 31, 2012.
Awards: Winners of each age group will receive a special award.
Entry Fee:
  • $11.00(US) per course.(Sprint/Middle/Ironman)
  • $3.00 (US) per course Completion Certificate(Optional)
  • $23.00 (US) participation T-Shirt (Optional)
All fees nonrefundable.
Online entries are paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events."
Paper entries are paid by check in US funds to "Minnesota LMSC" and mailed to:
2012 Postal Pentathlon
c/o Brian Cohn
413 Afton Drive
Northfield, MN 55057
Questions: Brian Cohn – cohnbd@gmail.com; or visit www.minnesotamasters.com

Monday, December 31, 2012 - Session 1
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed (Sprint Course) 50 Y Fly
2 Mixed (Sprint Course) 50 Y Back
3 Mixed (Sprint Course) 50 Y Breast
4 Mixed (Sprint Course) 50 Y Free
5 Mixed (Sprint Course) 100 Y IM
Monday, December 31, 2012 - Session 2
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
6 Mixed (Mid Distance) 100 Y Fly
7 Mixed (Mid Distance) 100 Y Back
8 Mixed (Mid Distance) 100 Y Breast
9 Mixed (Mid Distance) 100 Y Free
10 Mixed (Mid Distance) 200 Y IM
Monday, December 31, 2012 - Session 3
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
11 Mixed (Ironman) 200 Y Fly
12 Mixed (Ironman) 200 Y Back
13 Mixed (Ironman) 200 Y Breast
14 Mixed (Ironman) 200 Y Free
15 Mixed (Ironman) 400 Y IM

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

Online Registration closed on 1/1/2013.
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