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2013 Albatross Open (SCM)

Saturday, March 16, 2013

USMS Sanction: 103-S003

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21st ANNUAL ALBATROSS OPEN (SCM)
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Eunice Kennedy Shriver & Sargent Shriver Aquatic Center (formerly the MAC)
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
Sanctioned by Potomac Valley LMSC for USMS, Inc. #103-S003

USA Swimming Observation Sanction number is PVO-13-218

On Saturday afternoon, March 16, 2013 it will be the 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: Entries are limited to the first 215 individuals. If we reach 215 swimmers prior to the entry deadline, the online entry system will shut down. Deck entries will be accepted as space permits (only to fill empty lanes – no heats will be added). Online entries will be accepted until midnight on Friday, March 8, 2013. Entries after the deadline must be submitted as a deck entry at the meet and 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 12/31/13 for this meet per USMS rules.

RULES: Current USMS rules apply. All swimmers must be registered with USMS. Deck entrants must bring their USMS card. If you are not registered for USMS you may register online at www.usms.org/reg/

SEEDING: Once again 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: New this year we have changed the placement of some of the relays. 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 5pm. The deadline for the 400 Medley and 200 Free relays will be 4pm and the deadline for the 400 Free and 200 Medley relays will be 6pm.

FEES: $5 per event plus a $10 meet surcharge. Relays are $8. Deck entries are $7 per event plus $10 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 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. Concessions are not sold on the premises so please plan accordingly.

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. A limited number of tickets will be available at the meet for $18.

LODGING: A special meet rate of $99 per night (plus taxes) is available at the Marriott directly across the street from the pool. This is an outstanding rate for the Washington DC metro area. You may call 800-266-9432 and ask for the "US Masters Swimming 2013 Albatross Open" special rate, or click on this link to make your reservation directly.

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 KSAC.

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 KSAC parking lot.

From the Metro: The KSAC is one long block west from the White Flint Metro stop.

PARKING: Limited parking is available at the KSAC. Nearby street parking is available on Executive Blvd and Woodglen Drive.

EVENT SCHEDULE:
Warm-ups start at 2:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 3:00 PM

1) Mixed 100 Butterfly
2) Mixed 100 Freestyle
3) Mixed 200 Breaststroke
4) Women 50 Backstroke
5) Men 50 Backstroke
6) Mixed 200 IM
7) Women 50 Breaststroke
8) Men 50 Breaststroke
9) Mixed 200 Freestyle
10) Mixed 100 Backstroke
11) Mixed 200 Butterfly
** 10 Minute Break **
12) Mixed 2x50 Couples Relay (unsanctioned)
13-15) Mixed/Women/Men 400 Medley Relay
16-18) Mixed/Women/Men 200 Freestyle Relay

19) Mixed 100 IM
20) Mixed 200 Backstroke
21) Women 50 Butterfly
22) Men 50 Butterfly
23) Mixed 100 Breaststroke
24) Women 50 Freestyle
25) Men 50 Freestyle
27) Mixed 400 IM (limited to first 24 entries)
28-30) Mixed/Women/Men 400 Freestyle Relay
31-33) Mixed/Women/Men 200 Medley Relay

* There is no event 26 - event 26 will be the 400 Free next year

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.

Warm-ups start at 2:00 PM
Meet starts at 3:00 PM
Meet is estimated to end at 8:00 PM
# Gender   Event Psych
Sheets
Heats Heat
Sheets
Results
1 Mixed Limited to 40 100 M Fly Psych 5 Heats Results
2 Mixed Limited to 88 100 M Free Psych 11 Heats Results
3 Mixed Limited to 24 200 M Breast Psych 3 Heats Results
4 Women Limited to 16 50 M Back Psych 2 Heats Results
5 Men Limited to 32 50 M Back Psych 4 Heats Results
6 Mixed Limited to 40 200 M IM Psych 5 Heats Results
7 Women Limited to 24 50 M Breast Psych 3 Heats Results
8 Men Limited to 40 50 M Breast Psych 5 Heats Results
9 Mixed Limited to 56 200 M Free Psych 7 Heats Results
10 Mixed Limited to 40 100 M Back Psych 5 Heats Results
11 Mixed Limited to 16 200 M Fly Psych 2 Heats Results
12 Mixed 2x50 couples 100 M Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
13 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
14 Women 400 M Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
15 Men 400 M Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
16 Mixed 200 M Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
17 Women 200 M Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
18 Men 200 M Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
19 Mixed Limited to 64 100 M IM Psych 8 Heats Results
20 Mixed Limited to 24 200 M Back Psych 3 Heats Results
21 Women Limited to 24 50 M Fly Psych 3 Heats Results
22 Men Limited to 36 50 M Fly Psych 4 Heats Results
23 Mixed Limited to 48 100 M Breast Psych 6 Heats Results
24 Women Limited to 32 50 M Free Psych 4 Heats Results
25 Men Limited to 64 50 M Free Psych 8 Heats Results
27 Mixed Limited to 24 entries 400 M IM Psych 3 Heats Results
28 Mixed 400 M Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
29 Women 400 M Free Relay 1 Heats Results
30 Men 400 M Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
31 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
32 Women 200 M Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
33 Men 200 M Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results

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