2020 Dixie Zone and North Carolina SCY Championship

Raleigh Masters Meets

Saturday, March 21 - Sunday, March 22, 2020

USMS Sanction : 130-S001

Raleigh Area Masters Meets

Swim Meet Registration

USMS

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Nov 17, 2019
12:00 AM
Sun, Mar 15, 2020
11:59 PM



IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to be a 2020 member of USMS to enter this swim meet. Go to www.usms.org/reg/ to join or renew your USMS membership.  No USMS one day registration allowed.

Sanctioned by LMSC for NC for USMS, Inc. Sanction #130-S001
Sanctioned by USA Swimming for observation. Sanction #pending

Meet Director: Mark Rubacky
Contact meetdirector@swimram.org for questions about meet registration and billing.

Meet Referee: Thornton Burnette
REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY! IT'S MORE EFFECTIVE AND EASIER!

Facility: Triangle Aquatic Center, 275 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511, (919) 459-4045. This state-of-the-art, 72,000 square foot facility houses three pools. The competition pool ranges in depth from 7 to 12 feet, with 6-8 lanes configured as short-course. Additional lanes will be available for continous warm up/warm down.  The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, 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. Water temperature is maintained between 79-81 degrees. Two matrix scoreboards for results and competitor names are located above the pool. Backstroke ledges will be available for use during the meet. Spectator capacity within the facility is 1000 with room for additional seating of 600 on deck. Directions can be found via http://www.triangleaquatics.org/about-tac/56-2/.

Timing System:The primary timing system will be automatic timing (Daktronics Timing System). Times can be submitted for world records, USMS records, and USMS Top 10 consideration. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.


Rules: Swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2020. USMS One Day Registration will not be allowed for this meet. USMS rules govern the meet. Swimmers are limited to 5 individual events per day. When warming up, you must enter the pool feet first except in sprint lanes. No equipment is allowed (paddles, fins, kickboards, etc).

Age Determination: The eligibility of a participant shall be determined by the age as of the last day of the meet, with the exception of 18 year old swimmers who must be 18 on the first day of the meet.

Fees and Deadlines:

Fee Amount Deadline
Early Registration Fee $35 2/28/20
Registration Fee $40 3/15/20
Event Fee $5 / event 3/15/20
Relay Event Fee $5 / relay 3/22/20
Online entries are required. Heat sheets will be posted after each event closes positive check-in. Deck entries will NOT be accepted.

Scoring & Awards: Individual events will be scored 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1; relays doubled. Award certificates will be available to each participant. Awards will be given to individuals with the highest points in each age group, male and female.  There will be team awards for first through third place for NC workout groups and first through third place for teams from outside NC.

Seeding: All events will be seeded by gender and time except the following events which will be seeded by time only: 1650, 1000 and 500 free. All events will be seeded from slow to fast. “No Time” is not allowed. The Meet Director reserves the right to combine genders in any other events. Positive Checkin is required for 1650, 1000, 500 free, 400 IM.   You can checkin online (Preferred) starting at 3:00 pm Thursday March 19th, 2020.
 
Event # Event Positive Checkin Deadline
1 1650 Free Sat. 8:00 AM
15 & 16 500 Free Sat. 12:00 noon
30 1000 Free Sun. 8:00 AM
44 & 45 400 IM Sun. 12:00 noon


Relays: On deck relay entries will be accepted until the deadline for each relay event. Deadlines for relays are below, the meet director reserves the right to change these deadlines once the meet timeline is posted. Relays cost $5 per relay entry.
Event # Event Deadline
2 & 3 Men/Women 400 Medley Relay Sat. 12:00 noon
8 & 9 Men/Women 800 Free Relay Sat. 12:00 noon
14 Mixed 200 Medley Relay Sat. 12:00 noon
23&24 Men/Women 200 Free Relay Sat. 1:15 PM
29 Mixed 400 Free Relay Sat. 1:15 PM
31&32 Men/Women 400 Medley Relay Sun. 10:30 AM
37 Mixed 800 Free Relay Sun. 10:30 AM
42&43 Men/Women 200 Medley Relay Sun. 10:30 AM
52 Mixed 400 Medley Relay Sun. 12:00 noon
46 Mixed 200 Free Relay Sun. 12:00 noon


Social

The North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2020.  This year's inductees are Peter Carney, Sid Cassidy, Pat Earey, Beth Harrell, & Fritz Lehman. The Induction Ceremony will be Saturday evening, March 21, 2020, in Cary, NC with a reception beginning at 6:30pm followed by dinner and the Induction Ceremony at 7:30pm.
 
Individual Tickets are available for $60 by visiting ncshof2020.eventbrite.com Sponsored Tables of 10 are $800 and are available by contacting: Collins Lowder - clowder@trianglesportscommission.com 
 


T-Shirt: A commemorative T-shirt is available for $18.00 per shirt.  This year’s shirt is Tie-Die with the meet logo on the front. There will be a very limited number of shirts available at the event so pre-order your shirt with your entry to guarantee a shirt.

Hotels: The following hotels are willing to provide discounted rates to our swimmers from out of town:

Hyatt Place Raleigh/Cary
710 Corporate Center Drive, 27607
Cathy Gilbert / 919.334.5956
Room Code: DixieZones2020
 
Best Western Plus Cary/NC State
1722 Walnut Street, 27511
Ciara Van Natten / 919.481.1200
Room Code: DixieZones2020 or https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.34071.html?groupId=N86GM0V0


Event Sports Massage: Event massage helps with getting the muscles ready to preform, helping longevity of muscles during the event day, and speeding up the recovery before the next competition day. Done 20-30 minutes prior to event, during event day, or 10-15 minutes after event. Sessions typically last from 15-30 minutes.

C-Salt Therapeutic Bodywork is a massage clinic which focuses on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and pain management. The clinic is located in Raleigh NC at 8404 Six Forks Rd Suite 104. We look forward to meeting each of you at the 2020 Dixie Zone & NC SCY Championship and providing sports massage.
 

Events
1650 yd Freestyle – Limited to first 40 entries
1000 yd Freestyle – Limited to first 40 entries

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - Session 1 - 1650 Session
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 11:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1650 Y Free
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - Session 2 - Saturday Afternoon
Warm-ups start at 11:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 12:30 PM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 5:00 PM
# Sex Event
2 Men 400 Y Medley Relay
3 Women 400 Y Medley Relay
4 Men 50 Y Breast
5 Women 50 Y Breast
6 Men 100 Y Free
7 Women 100 Y Free
8 Men 200 Y Back
9 Women 200 Y Back
10 Men 800 Y Free Relay
11 Women 800 Y Free Relay
12 Men 200 Y IM
13 Women 200 Y IM
14 Men 500 Y Free
15 Women 500 Y Free
16 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
17 Men 25 Y Fly
18 Women 25 Y Fly
19 Men 25 Y Free
20 Women 25 Y Free
21 Men 200 Y Breast
22 Women 200 Y Breast
23 Men 200 Y Free Relay
24 Women 200 Y Free Relay
25 Men 100 Y Fly
26 Women 100 Y Fly
27 Men 50 Y Back
28 Women 50 Y Back
29 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
Sunday, March 22, 2020 - Session 3 - 1000 Session
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
30 Mixed 1000 Y Free
Sunday, March 22, 2020 - Session 4 - Sunday Afternoon
Warm-ups start at 10:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 11:30 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 4:00 AM
# Sex Event
31 Men 400 Y Free Relay
32 Women 400 Y Free Relay
33 Men 100 Y Back
34 Women 100 Y Back
35 Men 200 Y Fly
36 Women 200 Y Fly
37 Mixed 800 Y Free Relay
38 Men 100 Y Breast
39 Women 100 Y Breast
40 Men 50 Y Free
41 Women 50 Y Free
42 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
43 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
44 Men 400 Y IM
45 Women 400 Y IM
46 Men 25 Y Back
47 Women 25 Y Back
48 Men 25 Y Breast
49 Women 25 Y Breast
50 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay
51 Men 100 Y IM
52 Women 100 Y IM
53 Men 200 Y Free
54 Women 200 Y Free
55 Men 50 Y Fly
56 Women 50 Y Fly
57 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Raleigh Area Masters."