42nd MD Winter Distance Meet

Maryland Masters at UMBC

Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 5, 2023

USMS Sanction : 093-S004

Maryland Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Mon, Jan 2, 2023
06:00 AM
Wed, Mar 1, 2023
11:59 PM

We are happy to bring back the Winter Distance Meet for its 42nd running! Over two days, this is your chance to get in your 1650 (with 1000 splits), distance relays, and have a great time. The locker rooms were updated during the pandemic.

Sanctioned by the Maryland LMSC for USMS, Inc. 
COURSE: Short Course Yards (SCY)
-The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1

Timing: Colorado - Primary Automatic touchpad. Secondary Semiautomatic button. Tertiary Stopwatch.

Times from this competition will be eligible for world record, USMS record, and Top 10 consideration.pandemic and we look forward to welcoming you back to UMBC. 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is located off Rt. 95 in Catonsville, MD. It has a modern 8-lane 25 yard pool with a 13mx13m diving well. A fully electronic timing system will be used. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1

Warm-up Times
Saturday warm-ups:  4:00pm
Saturday meet start:  4:30pm
Sunday warm-ups:  7:30am
Sunday meet start:  8:00am

The pool will be open for warm-ups on Saturday at 4:00pm for 30 minutes and Sunday from 7:30- 8:00am. The meet will start promptly after warm-ups. The diving well will be available for warm up and warm down throughout the meet. 

One day:  $40.00
Two days:  $60.00

USMS rules will apply. The meet is open to any swimmer at least 18 years of age. 
Age groups are: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,…100-104.  
Age for the meet is determined as of March 5, 2023.

Number of Events
Four events per session may be swum.

Ages and sexes will be combined. For the 1650, faster heats will be swum first. All other events will be seeded slowest to fastest, including the 500FR and 400IM.

Relays may be swum as Men, Women, or Mixed (2 men and 2 women).

Final Results 
Results will be emailed for review and then emailed again.

Warm-up Procedures 
Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. No diving is allowed at any time in either pool. Racing dives, including backstroke starts, are allowed only in the designated sprint lanes during the pre-meet warm-up sessions. 

Entry Procedures 
Online Registration 

Entry Deadline 
All entries must be received by March 1st at 11:59pm.  

Saturday, March 4, 2023 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 4:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 4:30 PM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 8:30 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1650 Y Free
Sunday, March 5, 2023 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 12:00 PM
# Sex Event
2 Mixed 400 Y IM
3 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
4 Mixed 200 Y Breast
5 Mixed 100 Y Back
6 Mixed 200 Y Fly
7 Mixed 500 Y Free
8 Mixed 800 Y Free Relay
9 Mixed 100 Y Breast
10 Mixed 200 Y Back
11 Mixed 100 Y Fly
12 Mixed 200 Y Free
13 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "MD MASTERS BALT."

Online Registration closed on 3/1/2023.
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