LOCATION: Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, 650 SW Campus Drive, Federal Way, WA 98023 206-296-4444
FACILITY: 50-meter championship pool set up as two 25-yd courses, each with 9-ft wide lanes and a water depth range of 9’-10.5’ Continuous warm-up available in 7-lane, 25-yd dive tank.
DIRECTIONS: From North or South Bound I-5 take exit 142 B, which directs traffic west on S 348th (a continuation of westbound Highway 18). Continue west on S 348th across Pacific Highway S (Highway 99) and across 1st Ave S (NOTE: 348th becomes SW Campus Drive after crossing 1st Ave S). The pool is on the right about 1/2 mile past 1st Ave S.
CONCESSIONS: Vendor contracted with WKCAC, available in lobby.
RULES: Current USMS rules will govern the meet. Strictly forbidden: Using hand paddles in warm-up areas; Diving in warm-up areas unless in designated sprint lanes; Smoking in any area where swimmers may be present.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2012 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of 04/15/2012. Age groups based on the swimmer’s age as of 04/15/2012.
ENTRIES: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events, 5 individual events/day max. Entries must be postmarked by Thursday, April 5th 2012 or online by Saturday, April 7th, 2012 PM (Pacific) Midnight. No entries will be accepted after these deadlines.
ENTRY FEES: $31 (US or Canadian; includes LMSC and timing surcharges) PLUS $2 per individual event (optional for seniors and needs-based swimmers). No charge for relays.
T-Shirts for Sale: See image below.
SEEDING: Two courses will be used for the 400 IM, 500 Free, 1000 Free and 1650 Free. A single course will be used for all other events. All events slow to fast. Pre-seeding except for asterisked events, below.
CHECK-IN: 1000 Free – end of Event #6; 500 Free – 8:30am Sunday; 1650 Free – end of Event #18. Swimmers missing the check-in deadline may be scratched from the event.
RELAYS: 18+, 25+ and subsequent ten-year increments as high as necessary to accommodate all swimmers. The age of the youngest member of the relay team shall determine the age group. Mixed relays require two men and two women. Check-In Events #9, #10, #11 by 1pm Saturday. Events #21, #22, #23 by 11am Sunday.
AWARDS: Ribbons for places 1 – 6. Medals may be purchased at meet