Sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming Inc. for USMS Inc.
Location: Rinconada Pool. Embarcadero and Newell Road. Palo Alto.
HWY 101 exit Embarcadero west to Newell. Park on Embarcadero Rd. or turn right on Newell. From 280, exit Page Mill east. Page Mill becomes Oregon Expwy east of El Camino Real. Turn north (left) on Middlefield, east (right) on Embarcadero to Newell.
Facility: 14 lane x 25 yd pool (8 competition, 5 warm-up /down, 1 buffer). The primary timing system will be semiautomatic timing with three buttons and times can be submitted for USMS Top 10. Times cannot be submitted for USMS records. 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 107.2.1. Snack Bar available.
Time: Warm-up 7:30am - 8:45 am. Meet starts at 9:00 am.
Check In: Swimmers in events #1-2 must check in before 8:30 am. All others must check in at least 30 minutes before the estimated start of their event.
Entries: Swimmers may swim up to 5 individual events.
Option 1 – Online Entry (No Refunds) – Due by 11:59 pm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Enter online on Club Assistant to receive immediate confirmation of acceptance via email. 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 this meet is a surcharge of $10.00 per swimmer and $6.00 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 “ClubAssistant.com Event Billing” for this meet. Online Meet Entry is in no way required of swimmers.
Option 2 – Mail In Entry (No Refunds) - Due by Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (or postmarked by March 3, 2017). You must use the consolidated entry form on the Pacific Master Swimming website or request an entry form from Shawn Sasse (see below). The cost to enter this meet is a surcharge of $10.00 per swimmer and $6.00 per individual event. Mail entry and check payable to Rinconada Masters along with a copy of your 2018 USMS registration card to:
c/o Shawn Sasse
836 Live Oak Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(Tel: 650.224.0494 Email: RinconadaMastersSwimMeet@gmail.com)
Note: There is an additional $10.00 surcharge for late or deck entries. No deck entries for 1000 Free. All swimmers must be registered (number on file) with USMS to enter this meet.
Awards: Ribbons 1st through 6th in each age group. Special Memorial Awards: Women’s 80-84 Bernice Silber Award (100 Back, 1st place), Women’s 90-94 Ellen Tait Award (50 free, 1st place), Aldo da Rosa Award (1650 Fly Special Event - all finishers).
Meet Directors: Shawn Sasse (Tel: 650.224.0494)/Clinton Prior (Tel: 650.575.8571)
Referees: Michael Abegg (Head Referee), Pete Guadagni
Events: Odd numbered events are Women; even are Men. Heats are seeded slowest to fastest.
Events 1 and 2 1000 yd Free
Note: Event #3 will not start before 11 a.m.
Events 3 and 4 200 yd Breast
Events 5 and 6 50 yd Free Novice *
Events 7 and 8 50 yd Free
Events 9 and 10 100 yd Fly
Events 11 and 12 100 yd Back
Events 13 and 14 200 yd Free
Events 15 and 16 50 yd Back Novice *
Events 17 and 18 200 yd IM
Events 19 and 20 100 yd Breast
Events 21 and 22 50 yd Fly
Events 23 and 24 400 yd IM
Events 25 and 26 100 yd Free
Special-event 1650 yd Fly **
* Novices are those with no prior competitive masters experience.
** 1650 yd Fly: This Special-Event records are kept. Entry is free. Email entry to Shawn Sasse RinconadaMastersSwimMeet@gmail.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.