In Memory of Burwell "Bumpy" Jones, 1952 Olympian, 1933–2021
(Photo by Dean Dye)
Hosted by the Sarasota Sharks Masters Sanctioned by the Florida LMSC for USMS, Inc
WHEN AND WHERE
DATES & TIMES: Saturday, June 11: Warm-up 11:00 AM, meet begins at 12:00 PM Sunday, June 12: Warm-up 7:00 AM, meet begins at 7:30 AM (800 Free and 800 Free Relay) Second Sunday session: Warm-up 9:30 AM, meet begins at 10:00 AM
FACILITY: The beautiful Sarasota Selby Aquatic Center, 8501 Potter Park Drive, Sarasota, Fla., home to U.S. Masters Swimming. 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 50-meter 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: Current USMS rules will govern. All athletes must be 18 years of age or older as of June 11, 2022, and registered with U.S. Masters Swimming. Members of foreign (non-USMS) swimming federations may participate but must provide proof of membership in their country's swimming federation.
ENTRIES & FEES: Entry fee of $60 (for 2 days) or $45 for one day. Online entries only. All entries must be received by Monday, June 6, at 11:59pm. NO DECK ENTRIES.
ENTRY LIMITS: Swimmers may enter a maximum of five (5) individual events per day (not including relays). Entries for the 400 Freestyle and the 800 Freestyle events will be LIMITED TO 40 SWIMMERS (5 heats) each. If these events are full when you enter the meet, send an email to Rick Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org, to be put on a waitlist.
SEEDING: All events will be swum in numerical order and seeded slowest to fastest, EXCEPT for the 800 Freestyle, which will be seeded FASTEST TO SLOWEST.Age on December 31, 2022, determines age group for meet.
AUTOMATIC SPLIT RECORDING: Automatic split recording (USMS Rule 103.18.2 A& B) will be performed by the officials for relay leadoff splits, provided the split time is available from the automatic (primary) timing system. Other electronic splits may be requested in writing by the swimmer per USMS rules noted on the USMS split notification form. Split request forms must be submitted to the Meet Referee by the end of the meet, except for backstroke split requests which must be submitted PRIOR TO the swim.
WARMUPS: Except for lanes designated for one-way starts, you must enter the warmup lanes FEET FIRST (no diving from the side). No equipment (paddles, snorkels, fins, pull buoys, etc.) is allowed during warmups.
HEAT SHEETS: Will be posted at the meet and will be available here at the top of 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.
RELAYS: Relay teams may be deck-entered at the meet Saturday and Sunday. As always, there is no extra charge for relays! Only team members registered for the meet may participate. NOTE when assembling your relays that the groups of Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed relays may be swum in combined heats.
RELAY ENTRY DEADLINES:
Saturday: Submit ALL relays by the end of Event #1, the 400 Freestyle (it's OK to submit Sunday's relays on Saturday, too)
Sunday: Submit ALL relays by the end of Heat 3, Event #15, the 800 Freestyle, if you didn't submit them on Saturday