Sanctioned by: Kentucky Local Masters Swimming Committee for United States Masters Swimming
Location: Lancaster Aquatic Center at the University of Kentucky
Facility: 25 yards by 176 foot indoor pool; competition will be held in one 25-yard competition course (eight lanes each); water depth, 6 to 15 feet in competition lanes; nonturbulent lane dividers; separate warm-down area, four lanes; Colorado timing and scoreboard; balcony seating for 500. Telephone (859) 257-SWIM, ext. 1.
The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
Meet director: Meg Smath; home phone (859) 885-9184 (after 6:00 p.m.); work phone (859) 323-0537; cell phone (859) 333-1819; email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Schedule: Sunday, March 5, 2017: warm-ups at 8:30 a.m.; meet starts at 9:00 a.m. (ET) with event 2; event 3 will start no earlier than 10:30 a.m. (Event 1, The Maehr Mile, will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017; click here to see separate entry for The Maehr Mile.)
Entry information: An entry fee of $40 will be charged for online entries and $45 will be charged for paper entries. A deck entry fee of $50 will be charged for entries at the pool on the day of the meet. Deck entries will be accepted for all events.
Online entry: You may enter the meet online, and charge your entry fee to a credit card (Visa or MasterCard only); you will see a charge on your credit card statement from ClubAssistant.com Events.
T-shirt: Each pre-entered swimmer will receive a commemorative meet T-shirt. Extra T-shirts may be available for sale toward the end of the meet, subject to availability.
Entry deadline: Online entries will close Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at midnight Eastern Time.
Eligibility: All swimmers must be registered with United States Masters Swimming Inc. All swimmers are responsible for their USMS cards and may be required to show them upon request by officials in order to compete in the meet.
All swimmers must be USMS-registered before warm-up starts on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
Each swimmer is eligible to swim a maximum of five individual events for the meet, plus relays.
The age reported on your entry form must reflect your actual age as registered with USMS.
Deck entries: Deck entries for the 500 free accepted until 8:30 a.m., and for remaining events, 10:00 a.m.
Lane assignments: Each event will be seeded by the pre-entered seed time of each swimmer, with the slowest heats first. No time (NT) will be seeded in the slower heats. Swimmers will be seeded according to time, regardless of age. Men and women will be seeded separately, except for the 500 yard freestyle.
Team reps: All USMS-registered clubs and SKY workout groups should inform the meet director of one official team representative before the start of event 2 or upon the team’s arrival.
Relays: All relays will be deck entered. Team representatives or coaches will be responsible for all relay entries and picking up the official relay entry form and be responsible for printing legibly all information asked for, and each swimmer’s name as registered with USMS, age, and gender on the form.
Awards: Awards will be given to the top scoring visiting team in small, medium, and large divisions. Divisions will be determined after close of entries. The scores from The Maehr Mile, held on February 19, 2017, will be included in the team scoring. Individual awards will be given for first through eighth place by age groups and gender from 18-24 through 100+, and relays for first through eighth by age groups 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+, and 95+.
Points: Points will be awarded by age group, men and women being scored separately.
Individual: First through eighth, 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Relays: First through eighth, 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2
Protests: Any protest concerning seedings, awards, final results, eligibility, scoring, or entries must be addressed to the meet director or referee (USMS rule 102.16). The protest can be made by the team representative only.
Facility restrictions: No smoking in the building. No alcoholic beverages in the building. Children must be attended at all times. No glass bottles on deck.
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Directions: The Lancaster Aquatic Center is located off of University and Complex Drives.
From U.S. 60 (Versailles Rd.), turn right on Mason-Headley Rd., which becomes Waller Ave. at Harrodsburg Rd. Keep going straight. Waller becomes Cooper Dr. at Nicholasville Rd. Keep going straight. Turn left at University Drive. The aquatic center is in the Seaton Building on the right.
From I-64 & I-75, Take U.S. 68 (Paris Pike-Broadway) all the way through town to West Maxwell St. and turn left. Take Maxwell St. to Rose St., and turn right. Take Rose St. to Columbia Avenue, and turn left. Take Columbia to Woodland Avenue, and turn right. Take Woodland Avenue to Hilltop Avenue and turn right. Take Hilltop to University Drive and turn left. Go straight at the stop sign at Huguelet Drive. The aquatic center is in the Seaton Building on the left, just past Complex Drive.
Parking: Link to parking map
Where you CAN park on weekends during a swim meet:
Fridays after 3:30 pm and on Saturdays & Sundays:
NO PERMIT REQUIRED in the following areas:
- E Lots(unless noted on sign) & Parking Structure #1 at University & Cooper Drive, entrance is located off Hospital Drive.
- Commonwealth Stadium parking lots including C6 and K lots and the KEG lot located across Alumni Drive and Stadium.
- Parking Structure #2 (3 story garage at the W.T.Young Library).
- E lot only off Columbia Drive, behind front entrance to W.T. Young Library. Turn left as you enter. Park in E lot only. No R lot, as 24 hour towing is in effect.
Paying lot: Parking Structure #7, at the corner of Complex Dr. and Sport Complex. $2/hour or $10/day
Where you CANNOT park during a weekend swim meet:
- University Drive, must have any valid UK parking pass on Saturday & Sunday.
- Complex Drive & Sports Center Drive for R-3 spaces and other R-3 lots. These spaces are controlled 24 hours, 7 days a week for R3 permits (Blanding and Kirwan residents only).
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