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2017 SPMS Short Course Meters Championship

Friday, December 1 - Sunday, December 3, 2017

Long Beach Grunions Meets

Swim Meet Registration

Registration Schedule

It is now 10:12 AM PT on Thursday, November 23, 2017.
Open Close
Individual Registration Sun, October 15, 2017 05:00 PM PT Sat, November 25, 2017 11:59 PM PT
Relay-Only Individual Registration Mon, October 23, 2017 06:00 PM PT Tue, November 28, 2017 01:00 PM PT
Relay Team Registration Tue, November 28, 2017 02:00 PM PT Sun, December 3, 2017 08:00 AM PT
Club Entry Rosters
Online Check-in

Sanctioned by Southern Pacific Masters Swimming for USMS, Inc. 

Facility: Brenda Villa Aquatic Center at 5600 Harbor St, Commerce, CA 90040.  The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, 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.

Directions: Go to and scroll down to venue

Fees: Flat fee of $52.00 if entered online or postmarked by Wednesday, November 15th. Entry fee includes a meet souvenir. Add a $15.00 late fee for all entries postmarked (or entered online) after Wednesday, November 15th. All entries must be received by midnight on Saturday, November 25th. No individual deck entries are allowed. There will be NO refunds. Online entries are paid by credit card to " Events".

Rules/Entries: United States Masters Swimming rules will govern. Current SPMS meet procedures will be enforced and take precedence over any errors or omissionson this form.The meet referee will be in charge of the meet. Any questions regarding the conduct of the meet should be directed to that person. All events are timed finals. 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 events will be dropped. On the entry form, please indicate your sixth event with an asterisk. Age on December 31st, 2017 determines age group for the meet.

  • Relay team entries are $15.00 per relay.
  • Online relay team entry for coaches will be available here at this online entry page beginning 11/28/2017 at 2pm. Online relay team entry will also be available at the relay desk at the pool every day of the meet.
  • A USMS-registered swimmer who wishes to only swim relay events must enter the meet before the start of event #1, by paying the $10.00 relay-only entry fee 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 or in-person at the meet.
  • Check-in is available for the 1500 m Freestyle and will close at 7:30 a.m. on Friday.
  • Check-in for events 2 to 7 will close at 12:00 noon on Friday
  • Check-in for the 400m Freestyle will close at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.
  • Check-in for the 800m Freestyle will close at 7:30 a.m. 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.

Entries: Register online on Club Assistant (you are here now) or at, click on “Register.” Or mail an SPMS entry card, copy of 2017 USMS card, and check (payable to: Long Beach Grunions) to: LB Grunions, c/o Bart Parnes, 645 Terrylynn Place, Long Beach, CA 90807. Receipt of entry will not be verified by phone. Send a SASE or stamped postcard for return receipt.

Questions: Meet Director Kenny Brisbin 714-273-8793, Meet Administrator Steve Ingram714-707-4800,

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Friday, December 1, 2017 - Session 1 - Event 1 (1500 Free)
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1500 M Free

Friday, December 1, 2017 - Session 2 - Events 2-10 (Start Time TBD)
Meet Session starts at 12:00 PM
# Sex Event
2 Women 200 M IM
3 Men 200 M IM
4 Women 100 M Free
5 Men 100 M Free
6 Women 200 M Back
7 Men 200 M Back
8 Women 800 M Free Relay
9 Men 800 M Free Relay
10 Mixed 800 M Free Relay

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - Session 3 - Events 11-12 (400 Free)
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
# Sex Event
11 Women 400 M Free
12 Men 400 M Free

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - Session 4 - Events 13-29 (Start Time TBD)
Meet Session starts at 11:00 AM
# Sex Event
13 Women 50 M Fly
14 Men 50 M Fly
15 Women 400 M Free Relay
16 Men 400 M Free Relay
17 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
18 Women 100 M Back
19 Men 100 M Back
20 Women 100 M Breast
21 Men 100 M Breast
22 Women 200 M Fly
23 Men 200 M Fly
24 Women 200 M Medley Relay
25 Men 200 M Medley Relay
26 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
27 Women 50 M Free
28 Men 50 M Free
29 Mixed 400 M IM

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - Session 5 - Event 30 (800 Free)
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
# Sex Event
30 Mixed 800 M Free

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - Session 6 - Events 31-48 (Start Time TBD)
Meet Session starts at 10:30 AM
# Sex Event
31 Women 100 M Fly
32 Men 100 M Fly
33 Women 50 M Breast
34 Men 50 M Breast
35 Women 400 M Medley Relay
36 Men 400 M Medley Relay
37 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
38 Women 200 M Free
39 Men 200 M Free
40 Women 100 M IM
41 Men 100 M IM
42 Women 50 M Back
43 Men 50 M Back
44 Women 200 M Breast
45 Men 200 M Breast
46 Women 200 M Free Relay
47 Men 200 M Free Relay
48 Mixed 200 M Free Relay

Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from " Events."
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