Sanctioned by Southern Pacific Masters Swimming for USMS, Inc.
Deck Entries a.k.a. Meet-Day Entries will be available here ONLINE on Sun, March 4 beginning at 5:00am, closing at 8:30am. Meet Day entry fee is $40.
Facility: The Caltech facility is an outdoor, eight lane, 25 yard, all-deep pool with a separate 25 yard warm up pool.
Address: 1201 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106.
The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
Directions: Take Hill Ave south from the 210 freeway. After 1.5 miles turn right on California Blvd.
Go to the second stop light and turn left into the parking lot. Continue past the tennis courts to the gym.
The pool is located west of the Brown Gym. Or take the 110 freeway north until it ends.
Go 1 mile and turn right on California Blvd., 2 miles to Caltech. Parking is free on the weekends.
Rules: United States Masters Swimming rules will govern. Current SPMS meet procedures will be enforced and take precedence over any errors or omissions on this form. The meet referee will be in charge of the meet. Any questions regarding the conduct of the meet should be directed to that person. All events are timed final. Age on March 4, 2018, determines age group for the meet. You must be at least 18 to compete.
Entries: On-line registration is preferred. The pre-entry postmark deadline is Saturday, February 24, 2018. Online entries will close Wednesday, February 28, 2018, @11:59 pm. Deck registration is permitted. Deck entries close at 8:15 a.m.
Entry Fee: $30.00 flat fee per swimmer. Deck entry fee is $40.00. Late mail-in entries and entries received without payment will be treated as deck entries and charged the deck entry fee.
Seeding: All events will be seeded slowest to fastest, by entered time, ages and sexes combined. Check-in is not required. A swimmer who misses their heat will not be reseeded into a later heat and will be disqualified for that event.
Awards: Custom pentathlon awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group. The swimmer with the lowest cumulative time for all five events shall be declared the winner. A swimmer must complete all five events to be considered for an award. If a swimmer is disqualified in one or more events, that swimmer is ineligible for a pentathlon award.