|Swimmer Registration||Thu, Feb 6, 2020 11:00 AM||Thu, Mar 12, 2020 11:59 PM|
Palo Alto/Menlo Masters Spring Meet
2020 Spring Short Course Meet presented by Palo Alto and Menlo Masters
Saturday March 14, 2020
Start Time: Warm-up 7:30-8:45am, Meet Start 9:00am
Check-In: Required for all events
Deck Entries: None
Sanctioned by the Pacific Masters for USMS, Inc. Sanction #380-S009
LOCATION: Rinconada Pool, 777 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303.
DIRECTIONS: HWY 101 exit Embarcadero west to Newell. Park on Embarcadero Road or turn right on Newell and park by tennis courts or in neighborhoods. From 280 exit Page Mill east. Page Mill becomes Oregon Expwy east if El Camino Real. Turn north (left) on Middlefield, east (right) on Embarcadero to Newell.
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Parking is available along the backside of the pool by The Magic Forest and tennis courts and on the neighborhood streets.
FACILITY: 14 lane x 25 yard pool (8 competition, 5 warm-up/down, 1 buffer). The primary timing system will be semi-automatic timing with 2 buttons and times can be submitted for USMS top 10. Times cannot be submitted for USMS records. Pacific Masters requirements for records and Top 10 consideration are the same as those for USMS. Note: Timing system is push button only with no pads. 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 106.2.1.
TIME: Saturday, March 14, 2020: Warm-up 7:30-8:45am, Meet Start 9:00am (Event #3 not before 11:00am)
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 events (not including 1650 Fly). The 1000 Free is limited to 5 total heats.
ONLINE ENTRIES (No Refunds) - Due by 11:59 pm, Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Enter at https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=1469&smid-12931. The “billing information” email must be brought to the meet as proof of entry. Online entry requires payment by credit card using our secure site. The cost to enter the meet is a surcharge of $20.00 per swimmer and $5.00 per individual event entered. Please note that the online processing fee of $1.50 plus 5% is included in these fees. Your credit card will be charged by “Club Assistant.com Event Billing” for this meet.
CHECK-IN: Swimmers in combined/male-female event #1-2/1000 Free must check in before 8:30am. Check in begins at 7:30am. Check-in for all other events opens at 7:30am and will close 60 minutes before the estimated start of the first heat of the event, but no earlier than 10:30am. Swimmers who do not check in will not be allowed to swim.
SEEDING: Deck seeded fast to slow. 1000 Free heats will be run as combined male/female.
AWARDS: Ribbons 1st through 4th in each age group.
HOSPITALITY: Snack Bar available.
MEET DIRECTORS: Steve Hurko (email@example.com) and Tim Sheeper (firstname.lastname@example.org)
REFEREE: Mike Abegg
EVENTS: Odd numbered events are Women; even are Men.
Events 1 and 2 1000 yd Free (male/female combined heats)
Note: Event #3 will not start before 11:00am
Events 3 and 4 200 yd Breast
Events 5 and 6 50 yd Free
Events 7 and 8 100 yd Fly
Events 9 and 10 50 yd Back
Events 11 and 12 200 yd Free
Events 13 and 14 100 yd Breast
Events 15 and 16 50 yd Fly
Events 17 and 18 200 yd IM
Events 19 and 20 100 yd Back
Events 21 and 22 50 yd Breast
Events 23 and 24 400 yd IM
Events 25 and 26 100 yd Free
Special Event 1650 yd Fly***
** 1650 yd Fly: Special Event. Entry is free. Email entry to
email@example.com or deck enter. There will be only one heat of 14 lanes, filled in order of registration. Bring your own counter and timer. Watches will be provided. Event must be completed within 45 minutes.
|1||Mixed||Men/Women combined heats||1000 Y||Free|
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