|Individual Registration||Wed, Sep 15, 2021 12:00 AM||Wed, Oct 6, 2021 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Thu, Oct 7, 2021 11:59 AM||Sun, Oct 10, 2021 11:59 PM|
|Relay Team Registration||Mon, Oct 11, 2021 11:59 PM||Sat, Oct 16, 2021 11:59 PM|
2021 Pacific Masters Swimming Kerry O'Brien Short Course Meters Championships
Hosted by Walnut Creek Masters
Friday, October 15, Saturday, October 16, and Sunday, October 17
Start time: Friday, October 15 - 8:30 AM (warmups at 7:30 AM), Saturday, October 16 and
Sunday October 17 – 8:00 AM (warmups at 7:00 AM)
Check In: Only for 1500M Free, 400M IM, 800M Free, and 400M Free
Deck Entries: Only for Relays
Sanctioned by the Pacific Masters for USMS, Inc. Sanction # 381-S012
LOCATION: Clarke Swim Center, 1750 Heather Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS: We follow the guidelines set by the City of Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, and the State of California. Currently masks must be worn indoors (locker room, front office lobby, and classroom). Any changes to these requirements will be communicated to all meet participants prior to the start of the meet.
FACILITY: All deep 6-Lane 25 Meter course for competition with separate 6-25 yard lanes provided for warm-up and warm-down throughout the meet; bleachers and lawn seating, and snack bar. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1. The primary timing system will be automatic timing (Colorado Timing System). Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration.
TIME: Friday, October 15, 8:30 AM (warm up at 7:30 AM), Saturday, October 16, 8:00 AM (warm up at 7:00 AM), Sunday, October 17, 8:00 AM (warm up at 7:00 AM)
RULES & ELIGIBILITY: Current USMS rules will govern the meet. All participants must be age 18 or older as of the last day of the meet and be currently registered members of U.S. Masters Swimming. Foreign swimmers must provide proof of current membership in their country’s Masters Swimming governing body.
ENTRY LIMITS: Maximum of 6 events per day, 7 events for three-day meet, excluding relays. This meet is short course (SC) meters. To convert SC yard times to SC meters times conversion tables can be found at swiminfo.com.
ONLINE ENTRIES: Deadline: Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 11:59 PM
You will receive an immediate entry confirmation via email.
No paper entries accepted - online entries only.
Relay-only swimmers must enter online (no charge) between October 7th and 10th, 2021 – relay only swimmers may enter after the individual online entries close.
Individual Online Entries Due: Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 11:59 PM
Relay Team Online Entries Due: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 11:59 PM – Relay Team entries may be entered after relay only swimmers online entries close.
Note: No late or individual deck entries will be accepted. Relays may be deck entered. No refunds will be processed. Incomplete entries cannot be processed and will be deleted. The Meet Director is forbidden to accept late or incomplete entries.
Entry Fees: $22 for one event, $48 for 2-4 events, and $55 for 5-7 events. Credit card processing by ClubAssistant.com Events.
DECK ENTRIES: Only for Relays.
CHECK-IN: This is a Pre-Seeded meet. Swimmers are considered checked-in for all individual events with a distance of 200M and less. Online check-in available at SwimPhone.com for the 1500M Free, 400M IM, 800M Free, and 400M Free. Online check-in opens at 6PM the day before the event and closes at 6AM the day of the event. Check-in is also available at the meet:
Events 1-2, 400M IM, (Friday, October 15) will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the meet. Event 7, 1500 M Free Mixed (Friday, October 15), Event 31, 800M Free Mixed (Saturday, October 16), and Events 55-56, 400 M Free (Sunday, October 17) will close no more than 45 minutes before the expected start time for each event.
Athletes who do not check-in will not be seeded and will not be allowed to compete in that event.
SEEDING: All events will be seeded FASTEST to SLOWEST. Enter short course meter times for seeding purposes. Because this is a Championship meet NT (No Time) entries are not allowed. Women and Men will swim together for the 1500M Free Mixed (event 7), 800M Free Mixed (event 31), and 400M Free (events 55,56). The 1500M Free Mixed is capped at 72 swimmers (12 heats of 6) and the 800M Free Mixed is capped at 90 swimmers (15 heats of 6) in order to meet facility hours.
RELAYS: Swimmers may swim in either the gender or mixed relay of a particular type, but not both. Cards must show correct first and last names and correct age for each swimmer. Relay swimmers not participating in individual events must enter online (no charge). Teams are encouraged to enter relays online and Teams may pay relay fees online as well. Online Relay entry instructions will be sent to the coaches in a separate email. Coaches may contact the meet director for additional assistance if necessary.
Relay Entry Fees: $10 for each relay. Relay entry fee is discounted to $8 if entered online.
SCORING: Individual events: 21-19-18-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 and double for relays for each age group. *NOTE* Only two relay teams per club may score per age group of a relay. Ribbons will be presented first through eighth place. High point awards for each gender and age group. Team awards will be given for the top three teams in large, medium and small divisions
AWARDS: Ribbons will be presented first through eighth place. High point awards for each gender and age group. Team awards will be given for the top three teams in large, medium and small divisions
PSYCH SHEET: Emailed to all participants prior to start of meet
HOSPITALITY: Snack bar available
MEET DIRECTORS: Gordon Bell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 925-285-7024 and Jon Boone
MEET REFEREE: John King
|3||Women||800 M||Free Relay|
|5||Mixed||800 M||Free Relay|
|6||Men||800 M||Free Relay|
|15||Women||200 M||Medley Relay|
|17||Mixed||200 M||Medley Relay|
|18||Men||200 M||Medley Relay|
|27||Women||400 M||Free Relay|
|29||Mixed||400 M||Free Relay|
|30||Men||400 M||Free Relay|
|39||Women||200 M||Free Relay|
|41||Mixed||200 M||Free Relay|
|42||Men||200 M||Free Relay|
|51||Women||400 M||Medley Relay|
|53||Mixed||400 M||Medley Relay|
|54||Men||400 M||Medley Relay|
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