University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Catonsville, MD
Saturday March 6th & Sunday March 7th , 2010
Sanctioned by Maryland LMSC for USMS, Inc. – Sanction number 090-007
Location: 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 13x13 diving well. A fully electronic timing system will be used.
Warm-up Times: The pool will be open for warm-ups from 9:00am to 9:50am on Sat. and 8:00am to 8:50am on Sun. The meet will start promptly after warm-ups. The diving well will be available for warm up and warm down throughout the meet.
Rules: USMS rules will apply. The meet is open to any swimmer at least 18 years of age that is a registered member of USMS.
Age groups are: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,…100-104. Age for the meet is determined as of 3/1/2010.
Number of Events: A maximum of five (5) individual events per day may be entered. NO DECK ENTRIES ALLOWED.
Seeding: Ages and genders will be combined. Slower heats will be swum first, with the exception of the 400 IM, 500, 1000, and 1650 free. “NT” entries will be seeded in the slowest heat.
Relay Events: Relays will be deck entered. The relay entry fee is $10.00 per relay. The names and ages of all swimmers must be on the card in the proper order. Relay age groups: 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+ (Relay age determined by the youngest swimmer).
Scoring: Individual Events: 7-5-4-3-2-1. Relay Events: 14-10-8.
Awards: Individual events: Medals will be presented to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each age group. Ribbons for 4th,, 5th, and 6th. Relays: Ribbons will be awarded to each swimmer on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place relays. Team: Team scores will be tabulated. Unclaimed awards will not be mailed.
Psych Sheets and Final Results will be posted on the Maryland LMSC website: maryland.usms.org and the Maryland Masters website: www.marylandmasters.com
Special Features: The 1000 Free and 1650 Free will be included again this year. We are limiting the entries to 4 heats for each event. Entries will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Positive check-in required for distance events. The diving well will be available for warm up and warm down throughout the meet.
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.
Concessions, Souvenir Items, and Vendors:
Limited concessions will be available free of charge. Donations are appreciated.
New custom meet Towels $18 with entry or $20 on-deck.
New custom meet Moisture Wicking 100% Polyester T-shirts $15
Massage therapist will be available.
Entry Procedures: Online Registration (preferred) or use the paper entry form.
Entry Fees: $5 per individual event. $8 meet surcharge. Refund requests must be received in writing before February 20th.
Entry Deadline: All entries must be completed online by midnight EST February 24, 2010 or received by mail by February 20, 2010. Early deadline necessary for program compilation. Paper entries received after this date will be returned to sender.
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From Rt. 95: Take the Catonsville exit (Rt. 166/195). Follow the exit over the bridge and bear right onto the campus. The pool is directly ahead of you as you enter campus. Bear right. Turn left on Administration Drive. Park in the two-level garage.
From Rt. 695: Take exit 12, Wilkens Ave. west. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp. Turn left into the entrance by the police station. Turn right at the stop sign. Proceed through a traffic light. Turn left atthe 2nd stop sign on Administration Drive.
Questions: email Meet Directors
Steve Muchow firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindy Konits email@example.com
SATURDAY, March 6th
1. 400 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY
2. 200 MEDLEY RELAY
3. 200 FREESTYLE
4. 100 BREASTSTROKE
5. 50 BACKSTROKE
6. 200 BUTTERFLY
7. 100 FREESTYLE
8. 200 BACKSTROKE
9. 50 BUTTERFLY
10. 200 MIXED FREE RELAY
11. 1000 FREESTYLE
SUNDAY, March 7th
12. 500 FREESTYLE
13. 200 FREESTYLE RELAY
14. 50 BREASTSTROKE
15. 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY
16. 100 BACKSTROKE
17. 50 FREESTYLE
18. 100 BUTTERFLY
19. 200 BREASTSTROKE
20. 100 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY
21. 200 MIXED MEDLEY RELAY
22. 1650 FREESTYLE