2011 Pacific Masters Short Course Championships

Walnut Creek Masters

Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10, 2011

USMS Sanction : 38-11-yy

Walnut Creek Masters

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Wed, Mar 30, 2011
11:59 PM

 Tri Valley Masters and the Walnut Creek Masters 

2011 Pacific Masters Short Course Championships

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 8, 9, & 10, 2011
Sanctioned by Pacific Master Swimming Inc. for USMS Inc., Sanction # 38-11-yy

Pool: Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center.  25 yd x 50 meter outdoor heated pool.  Sixteen lanes are available for competition.  25 yd x 25 meter outdoor, heated pool with eight lanes available for warm-up and warm-down. Locker rooms and additional restrooms are available.

Location: 4455 Black Ave, Pleasanton, CA  94566.  Carpooling is strongly recommended, particularly on Friday.  Parking is available in the pool parking lot.  Limited parking is available on adjacent streets.  NO OVERNIGHT OR RV PARKING PERMITTED.  Additional parking space is available Saturday and Sunday in the Alisal Elementary parking lot located on Black Ave.  Please note signs and avoid parking in restricted areas.

Directions:  From I-580, exit at Santa Rita.  Head south about 2 miles to Black Ave.  Turn right on Black Ave.  Pool is located on the right.

From I-680 take Bernal exit.  Go east about 1 mile, turn left at Main Street.  Drive through downtown Pleasanton.  Main Street becomes Santa Rita road.  Turn left on Black Ave., pool is on the right.

Time: Check-in and warm-up at 7:00 a.m. Meet starts at 8:30 a.m. on Friday with the combined 1650 heats on both courses. On Saturday and Sunday meet starts at 8:30 a.m. with the women’s heats on both courses.

Check-In: This is a Pre-Seeded meet. Swimmers are considered checked-in for all individual events with a distance of 200 yards and less.  Online check-in will be available for the 1650 at www.swimphone.com from 6:00 pm April 6 until 5:00 am April 8. In person check-in deadlines are as follows:

Events 1 & 2  1650 free      8:00 am

Event 5 Women’s 400 IM   12:00 pm

Event 6 Men’s 400 IM         12:30 pm

Event 9 Women’s 500 free   8:00 am

Event 10 Men’s 500 free      8:30 am

Events 45 & 46 1000 free     12:00 pm  

Relays: Deck entered on yellow relay cards. Fees for RELAYS are $8.00 per relay. Swimmers may swim only once in each relay event. Cards must show correct first and last names and correct age for each swimmer. Relay swimmers not participating in individual events must sign a waiver and show prove of USMS membership. Team relay tabs are acceptable with a blank check payable to Walnut Creek Masters.

Seeding: Individual events will be seeded from slowest to fastest.  Events 1 & 2  (1650 free) and 45 & 46 (1000 free) will combined for seeding purposes and swum together regardless of gender. The last heat of the 1000 and 1650 will be swum in the first available course where all other heats have been completed


Option 1
– Online Meet Entry:  (deadline:  midnight Pacific Time, Wednesday,  March 30). Enter on-line for speed, accuracy and receipt of an immediate entry confirmation via email.  The billing information email should be brought to the meet as proof of entry.  This entry process will include a processing fee by Club Assistant and requires a credit card for payment. The processing fee is included in the online entry fee. Your credit card will be charged by “ClubAssistant.com Event Billing” for this meet.

Option 2
– Traditional Mailed:  (Entries must be postmarked by  Friday, March 25 and/or received by Monday, March 28, 5:00 PM) 

Note:  This is a cardless meet.  No late or deck entries will be accepted.  No refunds will be made.  No fax entries will be accepted.  Incomplete entries cannot be processed and will be returned.  Because this is a championship meet, NT (no time) entries are not allowed.

Entry Fees:  $18 for one event, $38 for 2-4 events, and $43 for 5-7 events. 


Mailed entries
must be postmarked by Friday, March 25 and/or received by 5:00 PM Monday, March 28.

Online entries
must be submitted by Wednesday, March 30, 11:59 pm.

Meet Directors are forbidden to accept late or incomplete entries!

Relay Entry Fees: $8 for each relay. Relay entry fee is discounted to $5 if submitted by 11 am Friday, April 8.

Snack Bar:  Available throughout the meet.

Scoring: Individual events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Relays: 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2 for each age group. *NOTE* Only two relay teams per club may score per age group of a relay.

Awards: Ribbons will be presented to first through eighth place finishers. High point awards for each sex and age group. Team trophies will be awarded to the top teams in each Pacific Masters team size division.

Program: Available for $5.00

Timing: The Hosts will provide one timer per lane throughout the meet.  Additional timers for all three days will be requested from those present.  

Accommodation Suggetions:

Courtyard by Marriott, Approx. 3 miles from pool, Reservations: 925-463-1414

Residence Inn - By Marriott Pleasanton, Approx. 6 miles from pool, Reservations: 1-800-331-3131 

Four Points by Sheraton, Approx. 3 miles from pool, Reservations: 925-460-8800

Head Referee:

Meet Directors: Lisa Ward, 925-726-5226, lisaswimsback@sbcglobal.net,  

                              Adam Conway, 619-886-6365, conway.adam@gmail.com

Schedule of Events:

(Odd = Women, Even = Men):


1- 2       1650  freestyle - W&M combined

3            800  mixed freestyle relay

5- 6        400  I.M.

7-8         200 freestyle


9-10       500 freestyle

11-12    50  backstroke

13-14    200  breaststroke

15-16    100  butterfly

17-18    200  medley relay

19-20    100 IM

21-22    200  backstroke

23-24    50 fly

25-26    400 freestyle relay


27-28    100  freestyle

29-30    50  breaststroke

31-32    200  butterfly

33-34   100 backstroke

35         200 mixed freestyle relay

37-38   200 IM

39-40   50  freestyle

41-42   100  breaststroke

43         400 mixed medley relay

45-46   1000 freestyle - W&M combined

Friday, April 8, 2011 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
1 Women 1650 Y Free Psych 0
2 Men 1650 Y Free Psych 0
3 Mixed 800 Y Free Relay Psych 4 Heats Results
5 Women 400 Y IM Psych 6 Heats Results
6 Men 400 Y IM Psych 6 Heats Results
7 Women 200 Y Free Psych 10 Heats Results
8 Men 200 Y Free Psych 13 Heats Results
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
9 Women 500 Y Free Psych 11 Heats Results
10 Men 500 Y Free Psych 10 Heats Results
11 Women 50 Y Back Psych 14 Heats Results
12 Men 50 Y Back Psych 14 Heats Results
13 Women 200 Y Breast Psych 11 Heats Results
14 Men 200 Y Breast Psych 10 Heats Results
15 Women 100 Y Fly Psych 8 Heats Results
16 Men 100 Y Fly Psych 11 Heats Results
17 Women 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 6 Heats Results
18 Men 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 6 Heats Results
19 Women 100 Y IM Psych 18 Heats Results
20 Men 100 Y IM Psych 17 Heats Results
21 Women 200 Y Back Psych 10 Heats Results
22 Men 200 Y Back Psych 10 Heats Results
23 Women 50 Y Fly Psych 13 Heats Results
24 Men 50 Y Fly Psych 17 Heats Results
25 Women 400 Y Free Relay Psych 5 Heats Results
26 Men 400 Y Free Relay Psych 6 Heats Results
Sunday, April 10, 2011 - Session 3
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
27 Women 100 Y Free Psych 16 Heats Results
28 Men 100 Y Free Psych 20 Heats Results
29 Women 50 Y Breast Psych 12 Heats Results
30 Men 50 Y Breast Psych 14 Heats Results
31 Women 200 Y Fly Psych 4 Heats Results
32 Men 200 Y Fly Psych 6 Heats Results
33 Women 100 Y Back Psych 10 Heats Results
34 Men 100 Y Back Psych 11 Heats Results
35 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay Psych 9 Heats Results
37 Women 200 Y IM Psych 10 Heats Results
38 Men 200 Y IM Psych 9 Heats Results
39 Women 50 Y Free Psych 16 Heats Results
40 Men 50 Y Free Psych 20 Heats Results
41 Women 100 Y Breast Psych 11 Heats Results
42 Men 100 Y Breast Psych 13 Heats Results
43 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay Psych 7 Heats Results
45 Women 1000 Y Free Psych 0
46 Men 1000 Y Free Psych 0

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."

Online Registration closed on 3/30/2011.
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