Dates & Times: Saturday, November 13: Warm-up 10:30 am; meet starts 11:30 am Sunday, November 14: 1500 Free warm-up 7:00 am; 1500 Free starts 7:30 am Second Sunday session: Warm-up 10:30 am; meet starts 11:30 am
Facility: The beautiful Sarasota Selby Aquatic Center, 8501 Potter Park Drive, Sarasota, Fla., 34238. Pool is an outdoor, 50-meter x 25-yard Myrtha pool. Daktronics timing will be provided for competition. A 25-yard warm up pool will be available at all times. The pool is generally regarded as one of the top facilities in Florida. Pool chillers keep the pool temperature at optimum levels for competition.
Pool Length Certification: The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.
Timing System: The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times can be submitted for world records, USMS records, and USMS Top 10 consideration.
Eligibility & Rules: Current USMS rules will govern. All athletes must be 18 years of age or older as of November 13, 2021 and registered with US Masters Swimming for the 2021 or 2022 membership year. Members of foreign (non-USMS) swimming federations may participate but must provide proof of membership in their country's swimming federation. Meet age is your age on December 31, 2021.
Entries: Swimmers may enter five events each day PLUS relays. Meet entry fee is $40 for one day or $55 for both days. Online entries only. No deck entries. Credit cards will be charged by "ClubAssistant.com Events."
Deadlines: Online meet entries must be completed by 11:59pm, Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
Seeding: Entries for all events (EXCEPT the 1500 Free) will be seeded slowest to fastest. The 1500 Freestyle will be swum FASTEST TO SLOWEST. All events will be seeded mixed-gender. The 1500 Freestyle is limited to the first 40 entrants.
Split Times: An electronic split at the 800-meter mark will be recorded and submitted for each swimmer completing the 1500 Freestyle. Relay leadoff split times will also be automatically recorded and submitted for each leadoff swimmer. Swimmers must submit a split request form (available here or at the meet) for any other split times.
Relays: Relays will be deck entered and seeded prior to each race. As always, there is no extra charge for relays! Only team members registered for the meet may participate. Mixed relays consist of two women and two men. Some relay events may be combined if there are not many relay teams entered.
Relay Entry Deadlines:
==> Saturday: Submit ALL relays by the end of Event #1, the 400 IM (it's OK to submit Sunday's relays on Saturday, too) ==> Sunday: Submit ALL relays by the end of Heat 4, Event #16 (the 1500 Free), if you didn't submit them on Saturday ==> You may also email relays ahead of time to Anna Lea Matysek, Entry Coordinator
Heat Sheet & Results: Heat sheets will be posted at the meet and will be available on this page the day before the meet. If you want a printed heat sheet, please print your own and bring it with you to the meet. Results will be posted at the meet and online at http://southeastzone.org/ within 14 days of the completion of the meet, and submitted for USMS Top 10 consideration at the end of the season.
Scoring: There will be no team scoring, and no individual ribbons or medals.
Breaks in the meet will be taken at the discretion of the meet referee. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN NUTRITION AND WATER BOTTLES.