CAL Aquatic Masters (CALM) Spring Short Course Yards Meet
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming, Inc. for USMS, Inc. Sanction #: 384-S004
Location: Spieker Aquatics Complex, 2301 Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley 94720.
Directions: From I-80 East or West, take University Ave. exit and head east. Continue on University Ave. until you reach Oxford Street. Take a right on Oxford, go past Bancroft Way (one way street), and take the next left onto Durant Avenue. Take another left on Ellsworth, cross to left on Bancroft Way.
Parking: Free parking is available on neighboring streets. Limited hourly indoor parking is available in the garage at Bancroft Way @ Ellsworth.
Course: 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 107.2.1, 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.
Time: Warm-ups begin at 7:30 a.m. The 500 Free will begin at 8:30 a.m., and all other events will follow.
Check in: Check in begins at 7:00 a.m. No deck entries for the 500. All events will be deck seeded. All swimmers in the 500 Free must check in by 8:00 a.m. All others must check in at least 60 minutes prior to the expected starting time of their first event. Swimmers who do not check in will not be allowed to swim. The meet will be seeded slowest to fastest.
Entries: Swimmers are limited to five events. The 500 Free is limited to five heats each for men and women.
Fees (No Refunds): Online entry event fees: $7.00 meet entry plus $4.00 per event.
Enter online on Club Assistant to receive immediate confirmation of acceptance via email. Online entry requires payment by credit card using our secure site. Your credit card will be charged by “ClubAssistant.com Events” for this meet.
Mailed entry event fee: $7.50 meet entry plus $4.50 per event. Please note that a discount is offered for online entry.
Deck/late entry: $10.00 meet entry plus $5.00 per event.
Deadline: Online entries accepted until 11:59 p.m. Wed. March 5. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than February 24 (or received by February 28). Please do not send mail requiring a signature.
Snack Bar: A full snack bar will be open during the meet beginning at 7:30. Coffee and bagels are provided at entry until supplies run out.
Meet Director: Andrew Cassidy, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-508-0497 (cell)
Referee: to be named
Events: (Odd=Women; Even=Men)
1-2 500 yd Freestyle (( Men and Women heats will be combined and seeded by time ))
3-4 200 yd Individual Medley
5-6 50 yd Butterfly
7-8 50 yd Backstroke
9-10 100 yd Freestyle
11-12 50 yd Breaststroke
13-14 100 yd Butterfly
15-16 200 yd Freestyle
17-18 100 yd Backstroke
19-20 100 yd Breaststroke
21-22 100 yd Individual Medley
23-24 50 yd Freestyle
25-26-27 200 Medley Relay
29-30-31 200 Free Relay
Relays will be: Women, Men, and Mixed (2 Women/2 Men) All relays deck entered. $5.00 per relay - $1.25 per swimmer. There will be one heat of each relay, so each will be limited to the first 8 relay teams. The age of the youngest relay team member determines the age group for short course yards top ten and records.