2017 San Diego Swim Masters
Head-2-Head Short Course Yards Relay Invitational
Mission Valley YMCA Bruce Hazard Pool
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Sanction #447-S002
Sanctioned by San Diego-Imperial Local Masters Swimming Committee (SI LMSC) for United States Masters Swimming, Inc. (USMS). Sanction #447-S002
Sunday, May 21, 2017. 9:00 am Warm-Up; 10:00 am Start
Mission Valley YMCA, 5505 Friars Road, San Diego, CA, 92110
Outdoor, 25 yard course with 6 lanes (4 competition, 1 buffer, 1 warm-up/warm-down), 8’ wide & 7’ deep. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance & on file with USMS in accordance with USMS Rule Book articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
Entry & Deadlines:
$15 Relay-Only Entry closes at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Late or Deck Entries will NOT be accepted. Web entry only (no paper entry). There will be NO refunds.
Program & Results:
Psych Sheets and Estimated Timeline will be e-mailed the evening before racing. Results will be validated and posted on www.SIMasterSwim.org. USMS member times will be uploaded to www.USMS.org.
San Diego Swim Masters
#01 200 Free Relay (M)*
#02 200 Free Relay (W)*
#03 200 Free Relay (X)*
#04 400 Medley Relay (M)*
#05 400 Medley Relay (W)*
#06 400 Medley Relay (X)*
#07 800 Free Relay (M)*
#08 800 Free Relay (W)*
#09 800 Free Relay (X)*
#10 200 Medley Relay (M)*
#11 200 Medley Relay (W)*
#12 200 Medley Relay (X)*
#13 400 Free Relay (M)*
#14 400 Free Relay (W)*
#15 400 Free Relay (X)*
*Swimmers may swim in either the Gender or Mixed class of each relay type, but not both.
Mens & Womens & Mixed Relays will swim together in Events 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15.
All persons holding a 2017 United States Masters Swimming (USMS) membership card or a foreign FINA member equivalent may participate provided that a legible Masters card copy & completed entry form are submitted & the liability release is signed. USMS membership links: www.USMS.org/reg/register.php?LMSCID=44 (online) and www.SIMasterSwim.org/member.html (form).
USMS rules govern the meet. Officials are certified. Failure to act in a sportsmanlike or safe manner or to cooperate with the officials can result in disqualification from the meet. A rule book will be available.
Warm-Up & Warm-Down:
NO DIVING is permitted into the pool during the pre-meet warm-up except into a designated “one-way” dive-only lane. Enter all other lanes feet first in a safe manner. During the meet, diving is NEVER permitted into the warm-up & warm-down lanes.
Swimmers may enter all 5 relays. Swimmers may enter only once per relay type. Teams will provide accurate short course yard relay times or estimates; do not omit a relay entry time or enter “no time".
Swimmer competition age is age as of 05/21/2017 (date of meet). Relay event age groups are 18+, 25+, 35+, … in ten year increments, determined by age of youngest swimmer.
Relays are entered by a single team representative and are due by 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 20, 2017. All 4 swimmers on each relay must belong to the same USMS-member club. Relays must be composed of 4 women, 4 men, or 2 women & 2 men (mixed). Unattached members (UC) are ineligible to swim relays. Mens & Womens & Mixed Relays will swim together in Events 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15.
Seeding & Check-In:
Events are pre-seeded by entry times, slow to fast with 2, 3, or 4 relays swimming at one time. Swimmers check in with their team representative.
Electronic Timing - Colorado Timing System 5.0, electronic scoreboard, and two timers per lane. All clubs and participants are required to assist with backup stopwatch/button timing during the meet.
From I-5 South: Take exit 21 Sea World Dr toward Tecolote Rd; turn right at Sea World Dr; turn left at Friars Rd; go past Napa St. From I-5 North: Take I-8 east exit toward El Centro; follow signs for Morena Bl; merge onto Morena Bl; bear right at Linda Vista Rd; turn right at Napa St & left at Friars Rd. From I-8 West: Exit onto Morena Bl; slight right at Linda Vista Rd; turn right at Napa St; turn left at Friars Rd.
Free parking is adjacent to the complex at 5505 Friars Rd on the east and west sides.
An SI LMSC meeting will take place during or following the meet.
Meet Director: Kenton Jones, (858) 243-3960, firstname.lastname@example.org