|Swimmer Registration||Wed, Jan 1, 2014 12:00 AM||Wed, Mar 26, 2014 11:59 PM|
IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to be a 2014 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 # 134-S002
Co-Meet Directors: Steve Weatherman and Sue Haugh
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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 short-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 2014. 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. The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, 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. The pool will be measured as required by USMS.
Fee: $40 early bird registration accepted until 11:59 pm EST 2/28/2014. After 2/28, $50 flat fee. No charge for relays. There will be no refund unless the meet is cancelled, in which case $10 of the fee paid will be retained, and the remainder will be refunded. The late entry fee is $60.
Deadline: Early Bird Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Friday, February 28th, 2014. Regular Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Wednesday, March 26th, 2014. Online entries are required. Deck entries will be accepted from 7:00am to 8:00 am Saturday, March 29th, 2014 for the 1000 and 1650 if they are not full from online entries. Deck entries will be accepted Saturday March 29th, 2014 from 7:00am to 12:00 noon for the remainder of the meet and between 7:00am and 8:00am Sunday, March 30th, 2014 for Sunday events. A deck entry fee will apply. Heat sheets will be published based on all entries received by Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 11:59pm.
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 the Dixie Zone meet.
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.
Relays: Online relay entries will be accepted until the deadline for individual events. Relay entries will also be accepted at the meet by filling out relay cards and turning them in to the meet director. Deadlines for relay entries will be announced by the meet director at the meet but should be done as soon as possible when arriving at the meet
Schedule: March 29th-30th, 2014. Saturday morning: Warm up at 8:00am; first heat of the 1650 starts at 8:30am. Saturday afternoon: Warm up not before 11:30am; first heat of 100 Butterfly starts not before 12:30pm. Sunday morning: Warm up 8:00am; first heat of 50 Butterfly starts at 8:30am.
Social: A social will be held 30 minutes immediately following the conclusion of Saturday's events at the pool. A pasta buffet with salad and drinks will be served. Tickets are available for $18, and a limited number will be available the day of the meet, so be sure to sign up when registering for the meet.
T-Shirt: A commemorative T-shirt is available for $12.00 per shirt.
Hotels: Triangle Aquatic Center has special arrangements with eight hotels located between 1.6 and 4.5 miles from the pool. Established prices range from $59.99 to $129 per night. Hotel information can be found at http://www.triangleaquatics.org/Events/PreferredHotels/.
Schedule of Events
Saturday March 29th, 2014
Warm up 8:00 am; Meet starts at 8:30am
1 1 1,650 yd Freestyle (Limited to first 24 entries, seeded slow to fast, 8 lanes)
2 2 1,000 yd Freestyle (Limited to first 40 entries, seeded slow to fast, 8 lanes)
Warm up not before 11:30 am; Event 3 starts not before 12:30pm
3 4 400 yd Free Relay
5 6 100 yd Butterfly
7 8 50 yd Breaststroke
9 10 200 yd Medley Relay
11 12 100 yd Backstroke
13 13 400 yd IM **
14 15 50 yd Freestyle
16 17 200 yd Breaststroke
18 19 200 yd Freestyle
20 21 100 yd IM
22 22 200 yd Mixed Medley Relay
Sunday March 30th, 2014
Warm up 8:00am; Meet starts at 8:30am
23 24 400 yd Medley Relay
25 26 50 yd Butterfly
27 28 200 yd IM
29 30 50 yd Backstroke
31 31 200 yd Mixed Free Relay
32 33 100 yd Breaststroke
34 35 200 yd Backstroke
36 37 100 yd Freestyle
38 39 200 yd Butterfly
40 41 200 yd Free Relay
42 42 500 yd Freestyle** (Seeded fast to slow)
** RECONFIRM AT THE POOL IF YOU WILL SWIM IN EITHER OR BOTH OF 400IM and 500 FREE
|3||Women||400 Y||Free Relay|
|4||Men||400 Y||Free Relay|
|9||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|10||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|22||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|23||Women||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|24||Men||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|31||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|40||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|41||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Raleigh Area Masters."