NYC Parks would like to thank the Local Masters Swim Committee and Chair RC Saint-Amour for their support of the Parks Masters Meet and Commissioners trophy relay.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center
Sanctioned by the Metropolitan LMSC for USMS, Inc.
Location/Venue: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center in Queens. Ten-lane, 25-yard competition course. Colorado Electronic Timing with scoreboard display. Adjacent short course lanes will be available throughout meet for continuous warm-up and cool down.
Meet Director: John H. Hutchins (718-760-6969 extension 0). Direct any inquiries to the Citywide Aquatics Office at 718-760-6969 extension 0. CitywideAquatics@parks.nyc.gov
Schedule / Warm-Up: Warm-Up 8:45-9:40AM. Meet Start Time 9:45AM. NO DIVING permitted during warm-up except in designated one-way sprint lanes.
Eligibility / USMS: Open to all 2017 USMS registered swimmers age 18 and older as of April 2, 2017. For USMS registration or renewal, or to retrieve a copy of your current USMS registration card, go to www.usms.org/reg
Check-In / Seeding:All swimmers are required to check in by 9:15AM on event day. Swimmers who do not check in by deadline will be scratched from the meet. All events will be deck-seeded after check-in has closed with heat sheets posted on pool deck. Events will be contested in heats, slowest to fastest, with seeding strictly based on entry time (not by age or gender). NT entries will be seeded in the first heat.
Entries / Limit / Fee: Swimmers should enter YARD times for all events, and may enter/swim a maximum of four (4) individual events plus one (1) relay. All events are FREE... $0 including the special Commissioner’s Trophy Relay.
Commissioner's Trophy Relay: All swimmers must be individually entered in meet for relay participation eligibility. Any four swimmers (2 men + 2 women) from any club(s) may swim together on relay. Swimmer order may NOT change once relay entry is submitted. You can make up a fictitious relay team name. Aggregate age of all four swimmers ages must equal or exceed 160 years. Enter YARD relay entry time. ALL relays should be entered at swim meet on event day by 9:15AM deadline. Relay entries will be limited to a total of 20 teams on a first-received basis.
Awards: Custom ribbons for 1st through 3rd place in all individual events awarded by gender and age group (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, and so forth in five-year increments). Special trophies and shirts awarded to all 1st through 6th place Commissioner’s Trophy relay team members
Deadline: Online entries must be completed by March 28, 2017 at 11:59am Eastern time. No paper entries.
Facility Note: No smoking permitted in building. No food or glass bottles on pool deck. Swimmers and spectators restricted to designated areas of facility.
Facility rules and regulations must be followed. Only swimmers, coaches, officials and timers permitted on deck during meet.
(d) The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.