Sanction # 38-11-17. Sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming, Inc.for USMS,Inc.
Location: Clarke Swim Center, Heather Farm Park, Walnut Creek, CA
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 Drive 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 Road and continue east on Ygnacio Valley Rd. to San Carlos Drive, as above.
Facility: All Deep 6-Lane 25 Meter course for competition with 6-25 yard lanes provided for warm-up and warm-down throughout the meet; electronic timing, bleachers and lawn seating, and snack bar.
Check-In: This is a Pre-Seeded meet. Swimmers are considered checked-in for all individual events with a distance of 200 Meters and less. Swimmers must check-in for ALL Friday events, the 800 Meter Free on Saturday, and the 400 Meter Free on Sunday. The 400 IM (Friday events 1 & 2) must be checked-in by 8:30 am. All other events over 200 Meters must be checked-in 45 minutes prior to the estimated start of the event.
Online Check-In for Friday’s 400 IM (Events 1-2) and the 1500 Mixed Free (Events 7-8) will be available at www.SwimPhone.com beginning on October 12. Online check-in will close at 6:00 AM on Friday, October 14.
There will be no online check-ins for any of the Saturday or Sunday events. Saturday and Sunday events must be deck check-ins.
Age: Age on December 31, 2011 determines age for this meet.
Entries: TWO OPTIONS FOR MEET ENTRY:
Option 1 – Online Meet Entry: (Deadline: 11:59 PM, Wednesday, October 5th, 2011). Enter online and receive 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 or Hand-Delivered: (Entries must be postmarked by 11:59 PM Friday, September 30th, 2011, and/or received by 5:00 PM Monday October 3rd, 2011. Hand delivered entries to the address below must be delivered by 5:00 PM on Monday, October , 3rd, 2011). Entries must be on a Consolidated Entry Form. Mail your form to the address below with a copy of your 2011 PMS Card, and check payable to Walnut Creek Masters. (We suggest in order to confirm your entry you include a stamped envelope or post card.)
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.
Enter short course meter times for seeding purposes. Swimmers may enter no more than five individual events per day and a total of seven for the three days. Because this is a Championship meet NT (No Time) entries are not allowed. All events will be seeded slow to fast. Events 3, 4, and 5 (the 800 Free Relays), as well as events 7 & 8 (the 1500 Free) and events 27-28 (the 800 Free) will be seeded by time and swum together regardless of gender. Deck “Check-In” for the 1500 Free on Friday will close at 10:00 AM! The 1500 Free events will not start any earlier than 10:30 AM. Each swimmer may participate in only one 800 meter relay. There will be a brief five minute break after event 2 to prepare for the 800 relays.
Online Entry Fees: $18 for one event, $38 for 2-4 events, $43 for 5-7 events (all on-line processing fees are included)
Mailed Entry Fees: $18 for one event, $38 for 2-4 events, $43 for 5-7 events
Relay Entry Fees: 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 proof of USMS membership. Team relay tabs are acceptable with a blank check payable to Walnut Creek Masters.
Mailed entries must be postmarked by Friday, September 30th, 2011, and/or received no later than Monday, October 3rd, 2011. Meet Directors are forbidden to accept late or incomplete entries!
Online entries must be submitted by Wednesday, October 5th, 2011, 11:59 PM. No entries will be accepted after that time!
Awards: Distinctive Awards will be given to the top three teams. Awards will be given 1st through 8th in all individual events. Points will be scored as follows: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for individual events and double for relays. High point award will be given to each age group.
Snack Bar: Available all three days.
Program: Available for $5.00
Meet Director: Chris Stewart. For questions, contact Chris Stewart at (925) 998-5866.
Referee: John King
Events: Women = OddMen = Even
Friday, October 14
Warm-up begins @ 8:00 AM. Meet starts @ 9:00 AM.
1 - 2 400 IM
3 - 4 800 Free Relay
5 800 Mixed Free Relay
7 - 8 1500 Mixed Free (NOTE: Men & Women swim together)
Saturday, October 15
Warm-up begins @ 7:30 AM. Meet starts @ 8:30 AM.
9 - 10 100 Back
11 - 12 200 Fly
13 - 14 50 Breast
15 - 16 200 Medley Relay
17 - 18 200 IM
19 - 20 100 Free
21 - 22 50 Fly
23 - 24 100 Breast
25 - 26 400 Free Relay
27 - 28 800 Mixed Free (NOTE: Men & Women swim together)