Saturday, March 17, 2012
USMS Sanction: 102-04
Montgomery Ancient Mariners
Swim Meet Registration
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20th ANNUAL ALBATROSS OPEN (SCM)
On Saturday afternoon, March 17, 2012 it will be the 20th annual Tyme of the Ancyent Mariners’ Albatross Open. We will host the meet in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver & Sargent Shriver Aquatic Center (formerly the MAC). 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 7, 2012 while online entries will be accepted until midnight on March 12, 2012. 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 is as of 12/31/12 for this meet per USMS rules.
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 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: New this year we will seed all of the 50s men & women separately (slow to fast within gender). All other events will be seeded slow to fast, men & women combined. Please enter with a seed time in SHORT COURSE METERS even if it is an estimate. "No time" and deck entries will be seeded at the discretion of the meet director.
RELAYS: 200 & 400 Free/Medley/Mixed relays will be swum at the end of the meet. Relay entry deadline is 6 pm on meet day. We will again be offering an unofficial 2x50 mixed sex 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 for this will be on a first come basis and are due by 5 pm.
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 Eunice Kennedy Shriver & Sargent Shriver Aquatic Center (KSAC) is an indoor 50-meter, 8-lane pool with non-turbulent lane lines. Please note this facility was formerly named the Montgomery Aquatic Center. 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 held near the pool at a cost of only $15.00. A limited number of tickets will be available at the meet for $18.
Warm-ups start at 2:00 PM
Meet starts at 3:00 PM
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