Saturday, March 16, 2013
USMS Sanction: 103-S003
Montgomery Ancient Mariners
Swim Meet Registration
|Individual Registration||Fri, February 1, 2013 12:00 AM EDT||Fri, March 8, 2013 11:59 PM EDT|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Fri, February 1, 2013 12:00 AM EDT||Thu, March 14, 2013 05:00 PM EDT|
|Relay Team Registration||Tue, February 26, 2013 12:00 AM EDT||Thu, March 14, 2013 05:00 PM EDT|
21st ANNUAL ALBATROSS OPEN (SCM)
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.
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.
1) Mixed 100 Butterfly
* There is no event 26 - event 26 will be the 400 Free next year
Warm-ups start at 2:00 PM
Meet starts at 3:00 PM
Meet is estimated to end at 8:00 PM
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