|Individual Registration||Wed, Aug 24, 2022 12:00 PM||Wed, Sep 28, 2022 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Thu, Sep 29, 2022 12:00 PM||Sun, Oct 2, 2022 11:59 PM|
|Relay Team Registration||Mon, Oct 3, 2022 09:00 AM||Sat, Oct 8, 2022 11:59 PM|
2022 Pacific Masters Swimming Kerry O'Brien Short Course Meters Championships
Hosted by Walnut Creek Masters
October 7 - 9, 2022
Start time: Friday, October 7 - 8:30 AM (warmups at 7:30 AM),
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday October 9 – 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 # 382-S010
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/or State of California. Currently masks are not required. Any changes to these requirements will be communicated to all meet participants prior to the start of the meet.
DIRECTIONS: From I-680 North: take Ygnacio Valley Road Exit. Turn right onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and drive east about 2 miles to San Carlos Dr. Enter the left turn lane and turn left onto North San Carlos Dr. Go one block to Heather Dr turn left. The Clarke Swim Center is on your right. From I-680 South: take the North Main exit going south. Continue south on N. Main St to Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn left onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and continue east on Ygnacio Valley Rd to San Carlos Dr, as above.
FACILITY: All deep six (6) lane 25 meter course for competition with separate six (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. Pacific Masters requirements for records and Top 10 consideration are the same as those for USMS.
TIMING CHAIRS DURING MEET: Participating teams will be assigned timing chairs according to the number of their swimmers entered in the meet. Teams shall be advised of their timing responsibilities approximately 1 week before the meet starts.
PARKING: Available at the swim center (please do not park on the basketball court), on the street, and extra parking in front of Heather Farm Field 1, located at 502 N San Carlos Drive. Please secure vehicles and contents.
TIME: Friday, October 7; Warmups at 7:30 AM; Meet starts at 8:30 AM
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday October 9; Warmups at 7:00 AM; Meet starts at 8:00 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. 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.
ONLINE ENTRIES: Individual entries close Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 11:59 PM. Enter this meet at:
You will receive an immediate entry confirmation via email. No paper entries accepted - online entries only.
Relay only entries close Sunday, October 2, 2022, 11:59 PM – relay only swimmers may enter after the individual online entries close.
Relay team entries close Saturday, October 8, 2022, 11:59 PM – relay team entries may be entered after relay only online entries close.
Note: No late or individual deck entries will be accepted. Relays may be deck entered. No refunds will be made. Incomplete entries cannot be processed and will be returned. 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.
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 7) will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the meet. Event 7, 1500M Free Mixed (Friday, October 7), Event 31, 800M Free Mixed (Saturday, October 8), and Event 55, 400M Free Mixed (Sunday, October 9) 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 Mixed (event 55).
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.
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.
Resident Inn Walnut Creek, 2050 N California Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Marriott Walnut Creek, 2355 N Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
MEET DIRECTORS: Gordon Bell, email@example.com, 925-285-7024
MEET REFEREE: John King
|3||Women||800 M||Free Relay||0|
|5||Mixed||800 M||Free Relay||0|
|6||Men||800 M||Free Relay||0|
|15||Women||200 M||Medley Relay||0|
|17||Mixed||200 M||Medley Relay||0|
|18||Men||200 M||Medley Relay||0|
|27||Women||400 M||Free Relay||0|
|29||Mixed||400 M||Free Relay||0|
|30||Men||400 M||Free Relay||0|
|39||Women||200 M||Free Relay||0|
|41||Mixed||200 M||Free Relay||0|
|42||Men||200 M||Free Relay||0|
|51||Women||400 M||Medley Relay||0|
|53||Mixed||400 M||Medley Relay||0|
|54||Men||400 M||Medley Relay||0|
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