CANCELLED --- 2020 CAL Aquatic Masters Spring Short Course Yards Meet

Cal Aquatic Masters

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Cal Aquatic Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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This competition is closed by the host.  MEET CANCELLED. REFUNDS BEING PROCESSED.
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Swimmer Registration Fri, Jan 10, 2020
12:01 AM
Tue, Mar 10, 2020
11:59 PM

2020 CAL Aquatic Masters Spring Short Course Yards Meet has been CANCELLED.
Cancellation was due to "corona virus" health prevention requirements imposed by CAL University.
No rescheduling is expected.
Refunds for all entry fees will be processed by March 16th.

Start time:  Sunday, 8:30am  (warmups at 7:30 am)
Check in: Required for all events (at least 45 minutes before start on individual events)
Deck entries: Permitted for all events except 500 Free / required for Relays

Sunday, March 22, 2020
Sanctioned by Pacific Masters for USMS, Inc. Sanction #: 380-S007
LOCATION: Spieker Aquatics Complex, 2301 Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley 94720.
PARKING: Free parking is available on neighboring streets.  Limited hourly indoor parking is available in the UC’s Recreational Sports Facility {RSF} underbuilding garage at Bancroft Way @ Ellsworth.
FACILITY: Outdoor, 25-yard, 20-lane pool. Eight lanes will be used for competition, ten lanes for warm-ups. The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.  The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration.  Pacific Masters requirements for records and Top 10 consideration are the same as those for USMS.
TIME: Sunday, March 22, 8:30am  (Warm-ups begin at 7:30 a.m.)
RULES & ELIGIBILITY: Current USMS rules will govern the meet. All participants must be age 18 or older as of the last day of the meet and be currently registered members of U.S. Masters Swimming. Foreign swimmers must provide proof of current membership in their country’s Masters Swimming governing body.
ENTRY LIMITS: Swimmers are limited to five individual events and two relays. The 500 Free is limited to 48 male and 48 female swimmers - 12 total heats. Heats will be run as combined male/female and seeded by time. 
ONLINE ENTRY FEE: $20.00 meet entry plus $5.00 per individual event.  No Refunds will be allowed.
Online entry requires credit card payment showing as “ Event Billing”. Immediate entry confirmation will be sent via email. 
MAILED ENTRIES: Include “consolidated entry form” (, your entry fee with check to UC Regents.  Mail to:  CALM Swim Meet 2020 - Cal Rec Club - 2301 Bancroft Way - Berkeley, CA 94720-4420.  No Refunds.  Postmark by March 9th is required.  Fees: $30.00 meet entry plus $5.00 per event.
DECK ENTRIES:  Required for all Relays.  Permitted for individual events.  Fees: Meet Entry = $30.00 plus individual event fee of $5.   RELAY FEE =$10. (all swimmers must pay meet entry fee)     Pacific Masters requires all swimmers be registered with a valid USMS number before entering meet. Paper USMS registrations will not be accepted at the meet. Non-members can register online using a mobile device and will receive a USMS number at the end of the registration process.  Relay Only swimmers must first pay the Meet Entry of $30.
CHECK-INPositive check-in is required for every swimmer for each event.  The meet will be deck seeded and a check-in desk will operate through the day. Check-in for individual events will close approximately 45 minutes prior to the events estimated start time with announced exact times.  Athletes who do not check-in will not be seeded and will not be allowed to compete in that event. 
SEEDING: All events will be seeded FASTEST to SLOWEST.  The 500 Free (events #1 & #2) will be run as a combined event, seeded fastest to slowest. No-time (NT) entries are permissible.
RELAYS: Swimmers may swim in either the gender or mixed relay of a particular type, but not both.  Relay cards (provided at meet) must show correct first and last names and correct age of each swimmer.  Relay Entry cards must be submitted 60 minutes before the estimated event start.
AWARDS: Ribbons will be provided for the top 3 Places per event per age group.  A FREE commemorative CALM meet T-Shirt will be provided for first 325 athletes entering the meet.  Size preference can be indicated online.
PSYCH SHEET:  Emailed to all “online registered” participants prior to the start of meet.
HOSPITALITY: The CAL Rec Center snack bar will be open during the meet beginning at 7:30.  Free coffee, bagels, bananas, oranges, and water will be served near the registration and sign-in desk area until supplies run out.
MEET DIRECTOR: Ben Swiggett,  510-375-6016 (cell)
Events: (Odd=Women; Even=Men) ( note: event  15 & 31 = Mixed  AND  no event 16 )

Event #s Distance Stroke Event #s Distance Stroke
1-2 500 yd Freestyle 17-18 100 yd Butterfly
3-4 200 yd Individual Medley 19-20 200 yd Freestyle
5-6 50   yd Butterfly 21-22 100 yd Breastroke
7-8 50   yd Backstroke 23-24 100 yd Backstroke
9-10 100 yd Freestyle 25-26 100 yd Individual Medley
11-12 50   yd Breastroke 27-28 50   yd Freestyle
13/14/15 200 yd (4x50) MIXED or 1 GENDER (both male or female)  MEDLEY RELAY 29/30/31 200 yd (4x50) MIXED or 1 GENDER (both male or female) FREE RELAY

A short break will occur after the 500 Free, and before each of the RELAY events

Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event
1 Women 500 Y Free
2 Men 500 Y Free
3 Women 200 Y IM
4 Men 200 Y IM
5 Women 50 Y Fly
6 Men 50 Y Fly
7 Women 50 Y Back
8 Men 50 Y Back
9 Women 100 Y Free
10 Men 100 Y Free
11 Women 50 Y Breast
12 Men 50 Y Breast
13 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
14 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
15 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
17 Women 100 Y Fly
18 Men 100 Y Fly
19 Women 200 Y Free
20 Men 200 Y Free
21 Women 100 Y Breast
22 Men 100 Y Breast
23 Women 100 Y Back
24 Men 100 Y Back
25 Women 100 Y IM
26 Men 100 Y IM
27 Women 50 Y Free
28 Men 50 Y Free
29 Women 200 Y Free Relay
30 Men 200 Y Free Relay
31 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from " Events."

Online Registration closed on 3/10/2020.
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