Sponsor: Minnesota LMSC
Eligibility: Open to all registered masters swimmers for the 2013 or 2014 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 October 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013 and entries must be postmarked or submitted online by December 31, 2013. 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 # 303-S007
Age Groups: 18-24, 25-29, ... , 95-99, 100+. Age will be determined by the swimmers' age on December 31, 2013.
Awards: Winners of each age group will receive a special award.
$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:
2013 Postal Pentathlon
c/o Brian Cohn
16715 Innsbrook Drive
Lakeville, MN 55044
This is an updated address; please use this if you use the paper form even though that has an old address in Northfield.
Questions: Brian Cohn – email@example.com; or visit www.minnesotamasters.com