2021 Pacific Masters Swimming Kerry O'Brien Short Course Meters Championships

Walnut Creek Masters

Friday, October 15 - Sunday, October 17, 2021

USMS Sanction : 381-S012

Walnut Creek Masters

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Registration Schedule

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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, gordon.ed.bell@gmail.com, 925-285-7024 and Jon Boone


Friday, October 15, 2021 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event
1 Women 400 M IM
2 Men 400 M IM
3 Women 800 M Free Relay
5 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
6 Men 800 M Free Relay
7 Mixed 1500 M Free
Saturday, October 16, 2021 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
# Sex Event
9 Women 100 M Back
10 Men 100 M Back
11 Women 200 M Fly
12 Men 200 M Fly
13 Women 50 M Breast
14 Men 50 M Breast
15 Women 200 M Medley Relay
17 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
18 Men 200 M Medley Relay
19 Women 200 M IM
20 Men 200 M IM
21 Women 100 M Free
22 Men 100 M Free
23 Women 50 M Fly
24 Men 50 M Fly
25 Women 100 M Breast
26 Men 100 M Breast
27 Women 400 M Free Relay
29 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
30 Men 400 M Free Relay
31 Mixed 800 M Free
Sunday, October 17, 2021 - Session 3
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
# Sex Event
33 Women 200 M Free
34 Men 200 M Free
35 Women 50 M Back
36 Men 50 M Back
37 Women 200 M Breast
38 Men 200 M Breast
39 Women 200 M Free Relay
41 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
42 Men 200 M Free Relay
43 Women 100 M Fly
44 Men 100 M Fly
45 Women 50 M Free
46 Men 50 M Free
47 Women 100 M IM
48 Men 100 M IM
49 Women 200 M Back
50 Men 200 M Back
51 Women 400 M Medley Relay
53 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
54 Men 400 M Medley Relay
55 Women 400 M Free
56 Men 400 M Free

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