Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31, 2012
USMS Sanction: 362-01
USMS One Hour Postal National Championships
Postal Swim Registration
|Individual Registration||Sun, January 1, 2012 12:00 AM HST||Fri, February 10, 2012 11:59 PM HST|
|Relay Team Registration||Mon, February 13, 2012 12:00 AM HST||Mon, February 20, 2012 11:59 PM HST|
Remember: Swim First~~~Then enter/register for the USMS One Hour Postal National Championship. Have your completed split sheet handy to enter your splits at the prompt.
***FOR 2012 Online entries***
Customized meters entry pathway--NO METERS TO YARDS CONVERSION required by the entrant. The software does it for you! The software will also round down to the nearest 5 yard increment for you! (See ONLINE ENTRIES section below for full information)
NO completed sheets need to be submitted to the event director for individual online entries UNLESS you have broken an individual National Record. (Please see Splits section below for full information and split sheet retention policy)
ONLINE INDIVIDUAL ENTRY OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2012
ONLINE RELAY REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON February 13, 2012
Hosted by Blue Wave Aquatics
Date: The One Hour Postal must be swum in its entirety during January 2012.
All online individual entry submissions must be completed by 11:59PM HT onFebruary 10, 2012.
Complete split sheets will not be required to be submitted to the event director for individuals entering online UNLESS that entrant has broken an individual national record. However, split sheets must remain available upon request of the event director; if it is not provided upon request, the individual entry and applicable relays may be disqualified. Please retain a copy of your completed split sheet for one year after the entry deadline. (see Splits below).
Completed split sheets for individual National Record breakers must be received by the event director by February 10, 2012.
Mailed paper individual entries must be received by February 10, 2012.
All online relay entry submissions must be completed by 11:59PM HT on February 20, 2012.
Mailed paper relay entries must be received by February 20, 2012.
Objective: To swim as far as possible in one hour in any pool you choose that is 25 yards or longer. Event results are sent in electronically or by mail so you can compare yourself to other swimmers doing the same event. Some people do the One Hour Postal event for competition, while others do it for fitness; all who wish to participate are welcome. The recorded distance (total yards swum) that you submit determines the order of finish. If two or more swimmers report the same distance, a tie will be declared.
Unsporting Conduct: Any act of fraud, deception or dishonesty in connection with this event or knowingly providing false information including name, date of birth, age or gender on this event entry form may result in disciplinary action by USMS pursuant toUSMS Rule 402.3, 402.4.3 and 402.4.4
Splits: Cumulative split times must be recorded to the nearest second (final times for national records to the nearest 100th) on the official event split sheet available athttp://www.usms.org/longdist/1hr_3000_6000_splits.pdf. Any split submitted without tenths or hundredths will be defaulted to .99 second. Any split submitted with tenths (.x) will be defaulted to .x9 second. Do not enter .00 if you have no tenths or hundredths of a second as a documented split. This split sheet must be kept for each swimmer.
ONLINE ENTRIES: If submitting your results online, please enter your total distance swum IN THE COURSE that you swam it and select the corresponding unit - yards or meters. You will then be asked to enter your 500 yard or meter cumulative split times for the One Hour Postal. At the bottom of the page, your Official Distance will be displayed in yards rounded down to the nearest 5 yard increment. IF you entered your total distance swum and your cumulative splits in meters, your Official Distance that will be displayed will have been automatically converted to yards and rounded down to the nearest 5 yard increment. Individuals entering online WILL NOT be required to submit a completed split sheet UNLESS that entrant has broken an individual national record. However, split sheets must remain available upon request of the event director; if it is not provided upon request, the individual entry and applicable relays may be disqualified. Please retain a copy of your completed split sheet for one year after the entry deadline.
Completed split sheets for individual National Record breakers must be received by the event director by February 10, 2012. Scan and email to MeetDirector@BlueWave-
MAILED ENTRIES: If mailing in an entry, you must mail the split sheet with the entry form which must be received by February 10, 2012.
Results: Complete results will be available via the internet. Preliminary results will be posted on the USMS website at www.usms.org by February 21, 2012 for two weeks. All corrections must be sent to the event director during those two weeks. Final results will be posted approximately one week later.
Mailed Relay Entries: Please visit www.usms.org/longdist/ldnats12/ to download relay entry forms or send a SASE to: Relay Forms,
Mailing Address: Blue Wave Aquatics, P.O. Box 24083, Federal Way, WA 98093
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