Long Beach Grunions
2009 SPMA Short Course Meters Championships
December 4th - 6th, 2009
**** ENTRIES EXTENDED TO 11/25/09 ****
Sanction Number: 339-024
Facility: The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, 4000 E. Olympic Plaza, Long Beach CA 90803. Yahoo Map.
Directions: Take the 405 Fwy. to the 7th Street exit. Go west on 7th Street to Redondo. Left on Redondo to Ocean Blvd. Left on Ocean to Termino. Right on Termino, Termino dead ends into pool parking. You can park only on the south side of the pool. All day parking passes will be available at the meet.
$45.00 flat fee for entries completed online by midnight (pacific time) on Monday, November 16th or postmarked before November 16th.
Entry fee includes a meet T-shirt.
$55.00 flat fee for entries completed online between midnight November 16th and midnight (pacific time) November 23rd.
$55.00 flat fee for mailed paper entries with postmark after November 16th. Mailed paper entries must be received by 6:00 p.m. on November 23rd.
Entries received or entered online after November 16th will not appear in the meet program.
No individual deck entries are allowed.
Age on December 31, 2009 determines age group for the meet.
All relays will be deck entered. Relay only swimmers may enter for a $10.00 fee (which does not include a meet T-shirt) and must sign a consolidated entry card. Swimmers are limited to entering a total of 6 individual events for the entire meet and no more than 5 individual events per day. There is no limit on relays, but swimmers may swim only one relay (men, women, or mixed) per event.
There will be no refunds of entry fees after November 23rd. Online transaction fees will be deducted from refunds. Relay entries are $10 per relay.
Seeding: All events will be seeded and swum slowest to fastest. Men and women will be seeded together for the 800 and 1500 m Freestyle and 400 m Individual Medley, based on entry time. Men and women will swim separately for all other individual events.
Scoring will be by gender and age group. The 1500 m Freestyle may be limited to the first 80 entries at the discretion of the meet manager. Swimmers may enter both the 800 and 1500 m Freestyle.
Timing: Electronic timing will be used and two timers per lane will be provided. Clubs are requested to assist with timing where possible.
Check-in: Due to the anticipated large number of swimmers, positive check-in is required for all events. Check-in for the 1500 Freestyle on Friday, 400 Freestyle on Saturday and 800 Freestyle on Sunday will close at 8:30am each day. You may check in by telephone for these event prior to 8:30am by calling 714-273-8793 on the respective day. For all other events Check-In will close one hour prior to the anticipated start of an event.
Awards: Individual: Medals for places 1 to 3 and ribbons for places 4 to 6 for each age group and gender. Relays: Medals for 1st place, ribbons for 2nd and 3rd places. There will be special awards for high point male and female swimmer in each age group, based on points from individual events. Awards to the top eight teams, based on combined scoring for men and women, individual events plus relays.
Entries: Register online at www.lbgrunions.org, click on “Swim Meets,” then on “Register.” Receipt of online entry will be verified by email. Swimmers and coaches may also review the meet roster at the bottom of this information page by clicking on "Team Rosters" (link will appear after 1 entry is completed).
Questions: Call (714) 273-8793 or send an email to Kenny Brisbin, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For hotels, information, and directions, go to www.lbgrunions.org and click on “Swim Meets.”
Friday, December 4, 2009
Warm-up 8:00 a.m., Meet starts at 9:00 a.m.
Check in for 1500 m Freestyle closes at 8:30 a.m.
1. 1500 m Freestyle (Women, Men)
2. Women’s 200 m Individual Medley
3. Men’s 200 m Individual Medley
4. Women’s 100 m Freestyle
5. Men’s 100 m Freestyle
6. Women’s 200 m Backstroke
7. Men’s 200 m Backstroke
8. *800 m Freestyle Relay* (Women, Men, Mixed)
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Warm-up at 8:00 a.m., Meet starts at 9:00 a.m.
Check in for the 400 m Freestyle closes at 8:30 a.m.
9. Women’s 400 m Freestyle
10. Men’s 400 m Freestyle
11. Women’s 50 m Butterfly
12. Men’s 50 m Butterfly
13. 400m Freestyle Relay (Women, Men, Mixed)
14. Women’s 100 m Backstroke
15. Men’s 100 m Backstroke
16. Women’s 100 m Breaststroke
17. Men’s 100 Breaststroke
18. Women’s 200 m Butterfly
19. Men’s 200 m Butterfly
20. *200 m Medley Relay* (Women, Men, Mixed)
21. Women’s 50 m Freestyle
22. Men’s 50 m Freestyle
23. 400 m Individual Medley (Women, Men)
Sunday, December 6, 2009
Warm-up at 8:00 a.m., Meet starts at 9:00 a.m.
Check in for the 800 m Freestyle closes at 8:30 a.m.
24. 800 m Freestyle (Women, Men)
25. Women’s 100 m Butterfly
26. Men’s 100 m Butterfly
27. Women’s 50 m Breaststroke
28. Men’s 50 m Breaststroke
29. 400m Medley Relay (Women, Men, Mixed)
30. Women’s 200 m Freestyle
31. Men’s 200 m Freestyle
32. Women’s 200 m Breaststroke
33. Men’s 200 m Breaststroke
34. Women’s 50 m Backstroke
35. Men’s 50 m Backstroke
36. Women’s 100 m Individual Medley
37. Men’s 100 m Individual Medley
38. 200 m Freestyle Relay (Women, Men, Mixed)
*Relays: A swimmer may swim only one relay in each of events 8, 13,
20, 29, and 38.
For more information on host hotels and online entries, go to www.lbgrunions.org.