2016 Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championships

Walnut Creek Masters

Friday, October 7 - Sunday, October 9, 2016

USMS Sanction : 386-S015

Walnut Creek Masters

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - CANCELLED: 2017 Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championships

Registration Schedule

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Individual Registration Mon, Aug 22, 2016
12:00 AM
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
11:59 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Thu, Sep 29, 2016
11:59 AM
Fri, Oct 7, 2016
06:00 AM

2016 Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championship
October 7, 8 and 9, 2016

Sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming, Inc. for USMS, Inc.                        
Sanction #­ 386-S015

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 Street to Ygnacio Valley Road.  Turn left onto Ygnacio Valley Road and continue east on Ygnacio Valley Road to San Carlos Drive, as above.

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; 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 200m and less.  Swimmers must check in for ALL Friday events, the 800m Free on Saturday, and the 400m Free on Sunday. The 400m IM (Friday events 1,2) must be checked in by 8:30 AM.  All other events over 200m  must be checked in 45 minutes prior to the estimated start of the event. 

Age Groups: Individual events: 18-24, 25-29, etc. Relay events based on sum of the four swimmers’ ages, 72-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, etc. Age is determined by your age on December 31, 2016.

Online Meet Entry:  (Deadline:  Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 11:59 PM) You will receive immediate confirmation of acceptance via email. 
Relay only swimmers must enter online (no charge) and bring a copy of their entry confirmation to the meet.

Mailed or Hand-Delivered Entries:
(Deadline: must be postmarked by Friday, September 23, 2016, and/or received no later than Monday, September 26, 2016) 
Entries must be on a Consolidated Entry Form (available at:  http://www.pacificmasters.org/comp/entrycard.pdf).  If you would like proof of entry, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope or post card.  
Rules: 2016 USMS Rules govern this meet.  You must be 2016 USMS registered.  Maximum of 5 individual events per day, 7 events for the three-day meet, excluding Relays.  Enter short course meter times for seeding purposes.  SC yard times to SC meters times conversion tables can be found at: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/results/conversions.asp

All events will be seeded from the FASTEST heats to the SLOWEST heats.  

Women and men will swim together for the 1500m Free (events 7,8) and the 800m Free (events 31,32). 
Deck check-in for the 1500m Free on Friday will close at 10:00 AM. 
The 1500m Free events will not start any earlier than 10:30 AM. 
There will be a brief five minute break after event 2 to prepare for the 800m Relays.

Online Check-In for Friday’s 400m IM (events 1,2) and the 1500m Free (events 7,8) will be available at www.SwimPhone.com.  Online check-in will close at 6:00 AM on Friday, October 7.
There will be no online check-ins for any of the Saturday or Sunday events.  Saturday and Sunday events must be deck check-ins.

Mailed Entry Fees:  $18 for one event, $38 for 2-4 events, $43 for 5-7 events
Online Entry Fees:  $18 for one event, $38 for 2-4 events, $43 for 5-7 events
(all online processing fees are included)

Relay Entry Fees: Relays: Deck entered. Fees for RELAYS are $8.00 per Relay. Cards must show correct first and last names and correct age for each swimmer. Swimmers may swim in either the gender or mixed relay of a particular type, but not both.  

Awards: Ribbons will be given 1st through 8th in all individual events.  Points will be scored as follows: 22-19- 8-17-16- 15-14- 13-12-11-10-9- 8-7- 6-5- 4-3- 2-1 for individual events and double for relays.  High-Point award will be given to each age group.  High-Point award winners have choice of an award or donating cost of award to USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation:
http://www.usms.org/giving/. Top three teams in each PacMasters team size division receive distinctive awards.

Snack Bar:  Available all three days.    Program:  Available for $5.00

Meet Director: Gordon Bell (925) 285-7024, gordon.ed.bell@gmail.com

Referee: John King

Friday, October 7, 2016 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event Psych
1 Women 400 M IM Psych
2 Men 400 M IM Psych
3 Women 800 M Free Relay
4 Men 800 M Free Relay
5 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
7 Women 1500 M Free Psych
8 Men 1500 M Free Psych
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event Psych
9 Women 100 M Back Psych
10 Men 100 M Back Psych
11 Women 200 M Fly Psych
12 Men 200 M Fly Psych
13 Women 50 M Breast Psych
14 Men 50 M Breast Psych
15 Women 200 M Medley Relay
16 Men 200 M Medley Relay
17 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
19 Women 200 M IM Psych
20 Men 200 M IM Psych
21 Women 100 M Free Psych
22 Men 100 M Free Psych
23 Women 50 M Fly Psych
24 Men 50 M Fly Psych
25 Women 100 M Breast Psych
26 Men 100 M Breast Psych
27 Women 400 M Free Relay
28 Men 400 M Free Relay
29 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
31 Women 800 M Free Psych
32 Men 800 M Free Psych
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - Session 3
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event Psych
33 Women 200 M Free Psych
34 Men 200 M Free Psych
35 Women 50 M Back Psych
36 Men 50 M Back Psych
37 Women 200 M Breast Psych
38 Men 200 M Breast Psych
39 Women 200 M Free Relay
40 Men 200 M Free Relay
41 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
43 Women 100 M Fly Psych
44 Men 100 M Fly Psych
45 Women 50 M Free Psych
46 Men 50 M Free Psych
47 Women 100 M IM Psych
48 Men 100 M IM Psych
49 Women 200 M Back Psych
50 Men 200 M Back Psych
51 Women 400 M Medley Relay
52 Men 400 M Medley Relay
53 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
55 Women 400 M Free Psych
56 Men 400 M Free Psych

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "SWIM4WCM.ORG."

Online Registration closed on 9/28/2016.
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