29th Annual Fall Swim Meet

Virginia Masters

Saturday, November 7, 2009

USMS Sanction : 129-007

Virginia Masters Swim Team

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08:59 PM

29th ANNUAL FALL SWIM MEET           

Short Course Meters

Location:  Bayside Recreation Center, 4500 First Court Road, Virginia Beach.

Facility: Eight lane, 25 meter pool, non-turbulent lane markers.  Six lanes will be used for competition; two lanes will be available for continuous warm-up and cool down.  Pool has been measured and certified for USMS records and Top Ten.

Important Notes: Lockers require a quarter (25 cents).  No glass containers in the pool area. 

Directions: From I-64, take the Northampton Blvd. exit.  Go approximately 3.5 miles (route 13 north) to the stoplight at Pleasure House Rd.  Turn right on Pleasure House and take a left at the first stoplight onto First Court.  The Rec Center is approximately .8 mile on the left.  From the oceanfront area, take Shore Drive to First Court Rd.  There is a stoplight at the intersection and a water tower nearby.  The Rec Center will be on your right (about .8 mile), just past Bayville Park.

Meet Director:  Betsy Durrant

Sanctioned by:  LMSC for VIRGINIA for USMS, INC.   Sanction #129-007.

Eligibility: The standard Masters age groups will be used (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc).  For meets held in metric pools, your age is your age on December 31, 2009.  All swimmers must be registered with USMS. If you are currently registered with USMS, your membership will be confirmed during online meet registration.  If you are NOT currently registered with USMS, you may enter the meet now (select "non-USMS" on the next page), and you will receive an email reminder on November 1 to register online for USMS 2010 membership by November 5.  USMS registration after November 1 is valid through December 2010.  If you do not register for USMS membership online by November 5, be prepared to register with LMSC for Virginia at the meet.  USMS Registration (through the LMSC for VA) is $35.

  Pool opens at 9:00 am.  Warm-up starts at 9:15 am.  First heat begins at 10:00 am. 
Men and Women will swim together.  Back-to-back events are not a good idea.
(1)  800 m Freestyle
(2)  200 Medley Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(3)  400 Free Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(4)  50 m Breaststroke
(5)  200 m Individual Medley
(6)  200 m Backstroke
(7)  50 m Freestyle
(8)  100 m Butterfly               
(9)  100 m Breaststroke                     
(10) 400 m Individual Medley            
(11) 200 m Freestyle
(12) 50 m Butterfly
(13) 200 m Breaststroke
(14) 100 m Backstroke
(15) 400 m Freestyle
(16) 400 Medley Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(17) 200 m Butterfly
(18) 100 m Individual Medley
(19) 50 m Backstroke
(20) 100 m Freestyle
(21) 200 Free Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(22) 1500 m Freestyle       
(23) 800 Free Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
* Relays - There will be one heat of each relay. Women, Men, and Mixed Relays will be in the same heat. No charge for relays.

Entries:   Online entries are preferred.  $5.00 per event for pre-entries.  $10.00 surcharge for pool and equipment.  Deck entries will be accepted to fill heats at $7 per event.    Swimmers may enter a total of 5 individual events and 4 relays.

Entry Deadline: In order to be seeded, pre-entries must be completed online by midnight EST on Saturday, October 31, or paper registrations received by October 31.

Rules: Current USMS rules for Masters Swimming will apply.  No one will swim alone.  Swimmers will be seeded according to times; heats will run slowest to fastest; men and women will swim together.  Swimmers will be expected to cooperate with the Safety Marshall who will monitor warm-up.  No diving during warm-up except in designated lanes.

Awards: Medals for 1st through 3rd places in each event for each age group.  Ribbons for 4th through 6th  places.

Social: There will be a social immediately following the meet.  Directions will be provided at check-in.

Hotel Information:  Check hotel rates online.  Most of the oceanfront hotels have very good rates in November. 

Relays!  In an effort to provide an opportunity for swimmers to compete in SCM relays, we have scheduled relays – events 2,3,16,21,23.  There will be only one heat of each event.  You must choose whether you are going to do a Women’s, Men’s, or Mixed Relay – they will be swum at the same time.

For questions, e-mail Betsy at durrant6@cox.net or phone Betsy at 757-422-6811.  No calls after 9:30 pm, please!

# Sex Event
1 Mixed 800 M Free
2 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
3 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
4 Mixed 50 M Breast
5 Mixed 200 M IM
6 Mixed 200 M Back
7 Mixed 50 M Free
8 Mixed 100 M Fly
9 Mixed 100 M Breast
10 Mixed 400 M IM
11 Mixed 200 M Free
12 Mixed 50 M Fly
13 Mixed 200 M Breast
14 Mixed 100 M Back
15 Mixed 400 M Free
16 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
17 Mixed 200 M Fly
18 Mixed 100 M IM
19 Mixed 50 M Back
20 Mixed 100 M Free
21 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
22 Mixed 1500 M Free
23 Mixed 800 M Free Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 11/2/2009.
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