2012 Pickin' Up Steam Invitational

Virginia Masters

Saturday, September 29, 2012

USMS Sanction : 122-08

Virginia Masters Swim Team

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Mon, Aug 6, 2012
12:00 AM
Wed, Sep 26, 2012
11:59 PM


Randolph-Macon College, Brock Center, 103 E. Patrick St., Ashland, Va. 23005. The pool is a 5-minute walk from the Amtrak train station and historic Ashland. Lodging at The Henry Clay Inn B&B is behind the train station.

Facility: Six-lane, 25-yard pool, non-turbulent lane markers. Five lanes will be used for competition; one lane will be available for continuous warm-up and cool down. Concessions will not be available. Please bring your own snacks/ beverage. Pool has been measured and certified for USMS records and Top Ten.

Directions: From I-95, take exit 92B, Ashland/Hanover and go west on rte. 54. Go approximately 1.2 miles on rte. 54 west until you come to the RR tracks. Turn right onto N. Railroad Ave. just before the tracks (heading north) and drive about .3 mile beside the RR tracks. Brock Center will be on your right. Drive past the Brock Center and turn into the parking lot on your right, near the ball fields. Follow the sidewalk near the football field to the main entrance. After turnstile, turn left and the pool is to the right of the climbing wall.

Meet Directors: Dave Holland (henrydafif@aol.com) and Brent Kintzer (brentkintzer@rmc.edu)

Sponsored by: Virginia Masters Swim Team and Randolph-Macon College.

Sanctioned by: LMSC for VIRGINIA for USMS, INC. Sanction # 122-08.

Eligibility: The standard Masters age groups will be used (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc). Your age on 9/29/12 is your age for the competition. All swimmers must be registered with USMS.

Pool opens at 8:30 AM. Warm-up begins at 9:00 AM. First heat begins at 10:00 AM. Men and women will swim together.

(1)   200 yd Butterfly
(2)   50 yd Breaststroke
(3)   200 yd Backstroke
(4)   200 yd IM
(5)   50 yd Freestyle
(6)   500 yd Freestyle

----- 20 minute break -----

(7)   200 yd Free relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(8)   400 yd Medley relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(9)   100 yd Butterfly
(10) 100 yd Breaststroke
(11) 400 yd IM
(12) 50 yd Butterfly
(13) 100 yd Backstroke
(14) 200 yd Breaststroke
(15) 200 yd Freestyle

----- 20 minute break-----

(16) 400 yd Free Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(17) 200 yd Medley Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(18) 100 yd IM
(19) 50 yd Backstroke
(20) 100 yd Freestyle
(21) 800 yd Free Relays (W/M/Mixed)*
(22) 1650 yd Freestyle

*Relays: There will be one heat of each relay. Women, Men, and Mixed will swim in the same heat.

Entries: $5.00 per event for online entries, $10.00 surcharge for equipment. ONLINE ENTRIES PREFERRED. Online meet registration is paid by credit card to “ClubAssistant.com Events”. Paper entry forms are available at USMS Calendar of Events or from Dave Holland at 804-467-2425. Deck entries will be accepted to fill heats at $8 per event. Swimmers may enter a total of 5 individual events and 4 relays. Relays are deck entered and payable on meet day ($8 per relay).

Entry Deadline: Register online (EXTENDED ONE DAY) by Wednesday, September 26, at 11:59 PM EDT. No refunds and/or swimmer substitutions will be allowed. Paper entries must be postmarked by September 22, 2012.

Rules: Current USMS rules for Masters Swimming will apply. No one will swim alone in a heat. 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: Ribbons for 1st through 6th place.

Warm-ups start at 9:00 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 200 Y Fly
2 Mixed 50 Y Breast
3 Mixed 200 Y Back
4 Mixed 200 Y IM
5 Mixed 50 Y Free
6 Mixed 500 Y Free
7 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
8 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay
9 Mixed 100 Y Fly
10 Mixed 100 Y Breast
11 Mixed 400 Y IM
12 Mixed 50 Y Fly
13 Mixed 100 Y Back
14 Mixed 200 Y Breast
15 Mixed 200 Y Free
16 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
17 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
18 Mixed 100 Y IM
19 Mixed 50 Y Back
20 Mixed 100 Y Free
21 Mixed 800 Y Free Relay
22 Mixed 1650 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 9/26/2012.
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