Saturday, November 3, 2012
USMS Sanction: 122-007
Virginia Masters Swim Team
Swim Meet Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Wed, August 22, 2012 12:00 AM EDT||Wed, October 31, 2012 11:59 PM EDT|
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 #122-007.
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, 2012. All swimmers must be registered with USMS. If you are not currently registered, enter the meet now and wait until November 1 to complete the USMS registration form. USMS registration (through LMSC for VA) is $44 for 2013. All new registrations after November 1 will be valid through December 2013. You will be reminded by email to register online Nov 1-2. If you do not register with USMS by Nov 2, you will be required to do so at the meet before you are allowed to swim.
ORDER OF EVENTS.
(1) 800 m Freestyle
*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 relay. 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. Relays will be deck entered. Relay entry forms will be available at check-In. There will be no entry fee for relays.
Please note that there is no break in the meet program. Think carefully before entering back-to-back events.
Entries: Online entry is preferred. Paper entries are available at www.vaswim.org. Swimmers may enter a total of 5 individual events and 4 relays. Please enter seed times for meters. If you do not have any times for meters, add 10% to your yard times or use the link to the Yards-Meters Time Conversion Utility.
Entry Fees: $5.00 per event for pre-entries. $10.00 surcharge for pool and equipment. Late entries and deck entries will be accepted to fill heats at $7 per event. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online meet registration is paid by credit card to “ClubAssistant.com Events”.
Entry Deadline: In order to be seeded, paper-entries must be received by Monday, October 29. The easiest way to enter is on online. Online entries close at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, October 31.
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: Medals for 1st through 3rd places in each event for each age group. Ribbons for 4th through 6th places.
Results: Results will be posted at www.vaswim.org. You can order a mailed copy of the results for $2.
Social: There will be a social immediately following the meet. Tickets are $5 per person. Directions will be provided at check-in.
Hotel Information: Check hotel rates online. Most of the oceanfront hotels have very good rates in November.
For questions, e-mail Betsy at email@example.com or phone Betsy at 757-615-1661. No calls after 9:30 pm, please!
Warm-ups start at 9:15 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
|Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."|