IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to be a 2013 member of USMS to enter this swim meet. Go to www.usms.org/reg/ to join or renew your USMS membership.
Sanctioned by LMSC for NC for USMS, Inc. Sanction 133-S003
Meet Director: Fritz Lehman firstname.lastname@example.org, Raleigh Area Masters.
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Meet Referee: Tom Cox
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 long-course. Water temperature is maintained between 79-81 degrees. Two matrix scoreboards for results and competitor names are located above the pool. Spectator capacity within the facility is 1000 with room for additional seating of 600 on deck. Directions can be found via http://triangleaquatics.org/AboutUs/Directions/.
Rules: Swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2013. 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 paddles or kickboards are allowed. All swimmers must sign the standard USMS waiver upon arriving at the meet.
Deadline: Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Online entries are required. Deck entries will be accepted from 7:00am to 8:00 am Saturday, April 6, 2013 for the 1000 and 1650 if they are not full from online entries. Deck entries will be accepted Saturday April 6, 2013 from 7:00am to 12:00 noon for the remainder of the meet and between 7:00am and 8:00am Sunday, April 7, 2013 for Sunday events. A deck entry fee will apply. Heat sheets will be published based on all entries received by Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11:59pm.
Fee: $30 Early Bird Registration - accepted until 5:00 PM EST 3/1/2013. After 3/1, $40.00 flat fee. No charge for relays. There will be no refunds unless the meet is cancelled, in which case $10.00 of the fee paid will be retained and $30.00 will be refunded. The late entry fee is $50.00.
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.
Seeding: All events will be seeded by gender and time except the following events which will be seeded by time only: 1650, 1000, 400 IM and 500 free. In order to be seeded in the 1650, 1000, 400 IM and the 500 free, you must re-confirm at the pool that you will swim. All events will be seeded from slow to fast except the 500 free, which will be seeded fast to slow. “No Time” is not allowed. The Meet Director reserves the right to combine genders in any other events.
Schedule: April 6-7, 2013. Saturday morning: Warm up at 8:00am; first heat of the 1650 starts at 8:30am. Saturday afternoon: Warm up 11:30am; first heat of 100 Butterfly starts at 12:30pm. Sunday morning: Warm up 8:00am; first heat of 50 Butterfly starts at 8:30am.
Social!: Join your fellow NC swimmers for an evening of great food and fellowship at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, 4/6/2013 at Macaroni Grill in Cary - directly across from the pool at 740 Southeast Maynard Road, Cary, NC 27511. The dinner, at $25/person, tax and gratuity included, will be a 3-course menu inclusive of a salad, entrée, and a dessert. Menu selection will consist of choice of a Caesar or fresh greens salad; choice of a pasta, chicken, vegetarian, or seafood entrée (10 options to select from!), and a dessert (tiramisu, lemon citrus cake or chocolate cake). Also included is the choice of coffee, iced tea, or soda. And what would a meal be without bread! See you there!
T-Shirt: A commemorative T-shirt is available for $12.00 per shirt.
Schedule of Events
Saturday April 6, 2013
Warm up 8:00 am; Meet starts at 8:30am
1 1 1,650 yd Freestyle (Limited to first 24 entries)
2 2 1,000 yd Freestyle (Limited to first 40 entries)
Warm up 11:30 am; Event 3 starts at 12:30pm
3 4 100 yd Butterfly
5 6 50 yd Breaststroke
7 8 200 yd Medley Relay
9 10 100 yd Backstroke
11 11 400 yd IM **
12 13 50 yd Freestyle
14 15 200 yd Breaststroke
16 17 200 yd Freestyle
18 19 100 yd IM
20 20 200 yd Mixed Medley Relay
Sunday April 7, 2013
Warm up 8:00am; Meet starts at 8:30am
21 22 50 yd Butterfly
23 24 200 yd IM
25 26 50 yd Backstroke
27 27 200 yd Mixed Free Relay
28 29 100 yd Breaststroke
30 31 200 yd Backstroke
32 33 100 yd Freestyle
34 35 200 yd Butterfly
36 37 200 yd Free Relay
38 38 500 yd Freestyle** (Seeded fast to slow)
** RECONFIRM AT THE POOL IF YOU WILL SWIM IN EITHER OR BOTH OF 400IM and 500 FREE
Triangle Aquatic Center recommends the following local accommodations: http://triangleaquatics.org/Events/PreferredHotels/