Sanction by Southern Pacific Masters Swimming for USMS, Inc. Sanction # 334-S005
Facility: Brenda Villa Aquatic Center, 5600 Harbor St, Commerce, CA 90040.
The facility has two indoor heated pools, two dry-heat saunas, deck space and a second-level balcony for seating. This year, inside the facility there will be a full service snack bar open all three days.
Directions: Go to http://scmc.lbgrunions.org and click on Venue.
Hotel: Host hotel is The DoubleTree, which has a fantastic room rate of $120.00 + tax per night which includes full breakfast, complimentary WiFi and free parking. The hotel is located in the Citadel, a very large outlet mall, filled with shops and restaurants and is only 5 minutes from the pool. All hotel information along with quick and easy registration can be found at http://lbgrunions.org/travel-hotel.html.
Fees: Flat fee of $45.00 if entered online or postmarked by Monday, November 17th. Entry fee includes a meet T-shirt. Add a $15.00 late fee for all entries postmarked (or entered online) after Monday, November 17th. All entries must be completed online or received by mail by 6:00pm on Tuesday December 2nd. No individual deck entries are allowed.
Entries: Swimmers are limited to entering a total of 6 individual events for the entire meet and no more than 5 individual events per day. If the meet is deemed too large, all athletes’ sixth event will be dropped. On the online entry form, please indicate your sixth event; on the paper entry form, indicate your sixth event with an asterisk. There will be no refund of entry fees after December 2nd. Age on December 31st, 2014 determines age group for the meet.
Relays: Relay entries are $10.00 per relay. All relays will be deck entered. A USMS-registered swimmer who wishes to only swim relay events must enter the meet before the start of event No. 1, by paying the $10.00 relay-only entry fee (which does not include a meet T-shirt) and must sign a consolidated entry card. There is no limit on relays, but swimmers may swim only one relay (men, women, or mixed) per event.
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 also the 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.
Check-in: Positive check-in is required for all events. Swimmers may check in at www.SwimPhone.com or in-person at the meet.
Check-in is available for the 1500 m Freestyle and will close at 8:30 AM on Friday.
Check-in for events 2 to 7 will close at 1:00 PM on Friday.
Check-in for the 400m Freestyle will close at 8:30 AM on Saturday.
Check-in for the 800m Freestyle will close at 8:30 AM on Sunday.
Check-in will close one hour prior to the anticipated start of an event on Saturday and Sunday.
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 five teams, based on combined scoring for men and women, individual events plus relays.
Questions: call 714-273-8793, or send an email to Kenny Brisbin, firstname.lastname@example.org. For hotels, information, and directions, go to http://scmc.lbgrunions.org
Relay events 8, 13, 20, 29, and 38 offer all Women, all Men, and Mixed (2 Women + 2 Men)
A swimmer may swim only one relay in each of events 8, 13, 20, 29, and 38.