Sanction by Southern Pacific Masters Swimming for USMS, Inc. Sanction # 331-019
Facility: Dirks Pool is an outdoor, 25yd by 52m competition pool. This meet will be run with 8 lanes of a 25 meter course. Eight additional lanes will be available for warm-up during competition. The address of the Spieker Aquatics Center is 114 Easton Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
Directions & Parking: Take the 405 Freeway to Sunset Blvd. Take Sunset east approximately 3/4 mile to Bellagio Road (just after the light at Veteran Blvd. and across from the Bel Air gate). Turn right into campus. Go to the stop sign, turn right and park in Lot 11. Pay the parking machine, $7/day exact change, $10/day otherwise. There is no parking in the lot by the pool; it is for UCLA permits only. NOTE: Parking enforcement does ticket on weekends. Walk left out of Lot 11 down the hill towards Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Spieker Aquatics Center will be on the right adjacent to Sunset Canyon Recreation Center.
Entries:Online entries are preferred. Online entry deadline is 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Saturday, October 22nd. The paper pre-entry postmark deadline is Saturday, October 15th. On deck registration is permitted. Deck entries for the 800 m Freestyle will close at 8:30 AM and at 10:30 AM for all other events. Swimmers are limited to four individual events plus relays. There will be a limit of 8 heats for the 800 m Freestyle.
Rules: USMS rules will govern. Current SPMA meet procedures will be enforced and take precedence over any errors or omissions on this entry form. All events are timed final. Age on December 31st, 2011 determines the age of the swimmer for the swimmer for the meet. You must be at least 18 years old to compete.
Seeding: All events will be deck seeded slowest to fastest by entered time, ages and sexes combined. Swimmers in the 800 m Freestyle must check in to be seeded.
Relays: For each relay swimmer who is not entered in individual events, a fee of $5.00 and a signed liability release must be submitted with the relay entry. No Charge - Fun Event! 4 x 50 "T-shirt" relay. Each team member must swim with a T-shirt on. The shirt is exchanged from one swimmer to the next. Bring a T-shirt to use. This is quite a comical event and loads of fun.
Awards: Individual: SPMA ribbons for places 1 to 3. Relay: SPMA ribbons for first place.
Snack Bar: Food and swimming equipment vendors will be available for purchase adjacent to the pool.
Entry Fees: $25.00 per swimmer flat fee. Deck entries and online entries after October 15th are allowed for $35.00 flat fee. For relay swimmers only, the fee is $5.