2010 Albatross Open (SCM)

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Saturday, March 20, 2010

USMS Sanction : 100-04

Montgomery Ancient Mariners

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Albatross Open

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Jan 5, 2010
12:00 AM
Mon, Mar 15, 2010
09:05 PM

This competition is limited to the first 215 entrants.
Currently there are 214 entrants.

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Montgomery Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd., North Bethesda, MD

WARM-UPS:  2:00-2:45 P.M.     MEET:  3:00-7:45 P.M.

Swim Meet Demographics

Hosted by the Montgomery Ancient Mariners
Sanctioned by Potomac Valley LMSC for USMS, Inc.  #100-04

Please note "tech suits" are no longer permitted per FINA/USMS rules.  A press release from USMS is available here (pdf).

On Saturday afternoon, March 20, 2010 it will once again be the Tyme of the Ancyent Mariners’ Albatross Open.  We will host the meet in the Montgomery Aquatic Center.  The pool will be configured as a 25-meter course.  The water depth varies from 7-18 ft deep making it a very fast pool.  Dozens of USMS National and World Records have all been set at this meet!

ENTRIES:  New this year will be online entries!  Please also check out our new order of events.  Entries are limited to the first 200 individuals.  Deck entries will be accepted as space permits.  To be seeded, paper entries must be in the hands of the entries chair by March 10, 2010 while online entries (preferred) will be accepted until midnight on March 15, 2010. Entries after those deadlines will be charged the deck entry fee.  Deck entries are due by 2:15 on the day of the meet.  Due to time constraints, swimmers are limited to four events exclusive of relays.  We are limiting the 400 Free to three heats.  Please remember that your age for purposes of USMS swimming is your age as of 12/31/2010.

Save a tree and save time, please enter online!
  You’ll also get instant entry confirmation. 

RULES: Current USMS rules apply.  All swimmers must be registered with USMS.  Paper entrants must include a photocopy of their USMS registration card with their entry. Entry forms sent in without a copy of the USMS card attached will be rejected. Deck entrants must bring their USMS cards.  If you are not registered for USMS you may register online at www.usms.org/reg/

SEEDING: Events will be seeded slow to fast.  Men and women will be combined, except in the 50 freestyle. Please enter with a seed time even if it is an estimate.  "No time" entries & deck entries will be seeded at the discretion of the meet director.

RELAYS:  200 & 400 “choice” relays will be swum at the end of the meet.  Relay entry deadline is 6 pm on meet day.

FEES:  $5.00 per event plus a $10.00 meet surcharge.  Relays are $8.  Deck entries are $7.00 per event plus $10.00 surcharge.

Awards for first through third places; special awards for USMS National or World Records (one per relay) and the man and woman recording the fastest time (regardless of age) in the 50 freestyle.  Some special awards will be presented at the post-meet party, including a high point award to the top club outside ANCM to score the most points.  Results will only be mailed out by request.  Results will be posted on www.pvmasters.org.

FACILITY: The Montgomery Aquatic Center is an indoor 50-meter, 8-lane pool with non-turbulent lane lines.  The pool will be configured in a 25 meter course with full electronic timing.  An area will be available for continuous warmdown.  

POST-MEET PARTY: A fully catered dinner including dessert and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be featured at the post-meet social at a cost of only $15.00.  A limited number of tickets will be available at the meet for $18.  The social will be held near the pool. 

DIRECTIONS:  From I-495 (Capital Beltway):  Take Old Georgetown Road (Rt 187) exit North.  Go approximately 2 miles.  Turn right on Nicholson Lane.  Turn left at next traffic light onto Executive Blvd. Take first left into the parking lot for the Montgomery Aquatic Center.  From DC: Take Wisconsin Avenue north through Bethesda.  The road turns into Rockville Pike (Rt 355).  Take a left on Marinelli Road (Metro stop on the corner) and continue straight into the Montgomery Aquatic Center parking lot.  From the Metro:  The Montgomery Aquatic Center is one block west from the White Flint Metro stop. PARKING: Limited parking is available at the Montgomery Aquatic Center.  Nearby street parking is available on Executive Blvd and Wood Glen.

Meet Director:  Cathy Gainor  301-681-6090  (cathygainor@yahoo.com)
Entries Chair:  Jeff Roddin  240-464-3982  (jroddin@pvmasters.org
No calls after 9 p.m. please.
Schedule of Events
1)  100 Butterfly
2)  100 Freestyle
3)  200 Breaststroke
4)  50 Backstroke
5)  200 IM
6)  50 Breast
7)  200 Freestyle
8)  200 Butterfly
9)  100 Backstroke
--10 minute break before event 10--
10)  100 Indiv Medley
11)  200 Backstroke
12)  50 Butterfly
13)  100 Breaststroke
14)  50 Freestyle (women)
15)  50 Freestyle (men)   
16)  400 Free (24 person limit)
200 Choice Relay    Deck Enter
400 Choice Relay    Deck Enter

# Sex Event
1 Mixed 100 M Fly
2 Mixed 100 M Free
3 Mixed 200 M Breast
4 Mixed 50 M Back
5 Mixed 200 M IM
6 Mixed 50 M Breast
7 Mixed 200 M Free
8 Mixed 200 M Fly
9 Mixed 100 M Back
10 Mixed 100 M IM
11 Mixed 200 M Back
12 Mixed 50 M Fly
13 Mixed 100 M Breast
14 Women 50 M Free
15 Men 50 M Free
16 Mixed 400 M Free

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Online Registration closed on 3/15/2010.
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