2011 Albatross Open (SCM)

Albatross Open

Saturday, March 19, 2011

USMS Sanction : 101-02

Montgomery Ancient Mariners

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Jan 11, 2011
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Mon, Mar 14, 2011
08:59 PM

Meet Results

Montgomery Aquatic Center
5900 Executive Blvd
North Bethesda, MD

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

Hosted by the Montgomery Ancient Mariners


On Saturday afternoon, March 19, 2011 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: Online entries are available again this year! 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 9, 2011 while online entries will be accepted until midnight on March 14, 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 IM to three heats. Please remember that your age is as of 12/31/11 for this meet per USMS rules.


RULES: Current USMS rules apply. All swimmers must be registered with USMS and 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.
ATTENTION: For the first time since 1999, we will be offering a 2 x 50 mixed sex couples relay. We will offer a special award at the meet social to the Fastest Couple on the Water. There will only be one heat. Entries will be on a first come basis at the registration table and are due by 2:45 p.m.


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 AND RESULTS: 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 long block west from the White Flint Metro stop.

PARKING: Limited parking is available at the MAC. Nearby street parking is available on Executive Blvd and Wood Glen.


QUESTIONS:      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
1)  100 Butterfly
2)  100 Freestyle
3)  200 Breaststroke
4)  50 Backstroke
5)  200 IM
6)  50 Breast
7)  200 Freestyle
8)  100 Backstroke
9)  200 Butterfly
--10 minute break after event 9--
*Couples Relay*
10)  100 Indiv Medley
11)  200 Backstroke
12)  50 Butterfly
13)  100 Breaststroke
14)  50 Freestyle (women)
15)  50 Freestyle (men)   
17)  400 Indiv Medley (24 person limit)
200 Choice Relay    Deck Enter
400 Choice Relay    Deck Enter

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Warm-ups start at 2:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
1 Mixed 100 M Fly Psych 3 Heats Results
2 Mixed 100 M Free Psych 10 Heats Results
3 Mixed 200 M Breast Psych 3 Heats Results
4 Mixed 50 M Back Psych 6 Heats Results
5 Mixed 200 M IM Psych 3 Heats Results
6 Mixed 50 M Breast Psych 6 Heats Results
7 Mixed 200 M Free Psych 7 Heats Results
8 Mixed 100 M Back Psych 5 Heats Results
9 Mixed 200 M Fly Psych 2 Heats Results
10 Mixed 100 M IM Psych 7 Heats Results
11 Mixed 200 M Back Psych 4 Heats Results
12 Mixed 50 M Fly Psych 5 Heats Results
13 Mixed 100 M Breast Psych 5 Heats Results
14 Women 50 M Free Psych 4 Heats Results
15 Men 50 M Free Psych 6 Heats Results
17 Mixed 400 M IM Psych 3 Heats Results

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Online Registration closed on 3/14/2011.
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