Sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming, Inc. for USMS, Inc.
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 fastest to slowest.
Entries: Swimmers are limited to five events. The 500 Free is limited to 48 swimmers - 6 heats - each for men and women. Men and womens heats will be combined and seeded by time.
Fees (No Refunds): Online entry event fees: $20.00 meet entry plus $4.00 per event.
(Relays will be deck entered at the meet. $8 per team of 4 - for registered meet swimmers) (The $1.50 +5% online processing fee has been included in these fees)
Enter online via Club Assistant to receive immediate confirmation of acceptance through 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: $25.00 meet entry plus $3.00 per event. Please note that a discount is offered for online entry.
Check payable to UC REGENTS. Mail: Consolidated entry form, a photocopy of your 2018 USMS registration card, and your entry fee made out to UC Regents and sent to: CALM Swim Meet 2018 - Cal Rec. Club - 2301 Bancroft Way - Berkeley CA 94720-4420
Deck/late entry: $25.00 meet entry plus $5.00 per event. (Relays are "deck entry only" - $8 per team/event)
Deadline: Online entries accepted until 11:59 p.m. FRIDAY March 23. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than March 10 (or received by March 15). Please do not send mail requiring a signature. FREE SWIM MEET CAP for the first 300 entrees.
Snack Bar: The Rec Center snack bar will be open during the meet beginning at 7:30. Free coffee, bagels, bananas and water served until supplies run out.
Meet Director: Ben Swiggett, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-375-6016 (cell)
Assistant Directors: Jeremy Cohen, 510-734-4780 and Pamela Waxman, 510-502-1636
Referee: John King
Relays will be: Women, Men, and Mixed (2 Women/2 Men) All relays deck entered. $8.00 per relay - $2.00 per swimmer. The age of the youngest relay team member determines the age group for short course yards top ten and records.
Relays will be run at 3 times during the meet to provide rest. A short break will occure before the start of each relay set.