|Individual Registration||Sun, Jan 7, 2018 12:00 AM||Sun, Apr 8, 2018 11:59 PM|
|Relay Team Registration||Tue, Apr 10, 2018 05:00 PM||Sun, Apr 15, 2018 03:00 PM|
IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to be a 2018 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 #138-S004
Sanctioned by USA Swimming for observation. Sanction #NC18071OB
Meet Director: Mark Rubacky
Contact firstname.lastname@example.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. 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. 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 2018. 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).
Fees and Deadlines:
|Early Bird||$45||Before 2/28/18|
|Regular||$55||3/1/18 - 4/8/18|
|Relays||$5 / relay||4/9/18 - 4/15/18|
|No late entries will be accepted|
Early Bird Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Tuesday, February 28th, 2018. Regular Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Sunday,April 8th, 2018. Online entries are required. Heat sheets will be published based on all entries received by Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 11:59pm. 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 thrid 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. In order to be seeded in the 1650, 1000 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. Positive Check in for the 1650, 1000, 500 free and 400 IM. You must re-confirm your attendence for any distance event 400 yards or over. You can checkin online (Preferred) starting at 3:00 pm Friday April 13th, 2018. Positive checkin will close at the following times:
|8:30 AM - 1650 Freestyle||10:00 AM - 500 Freestyle|
|9:30 AM - 1000 Freestyle|
|12:30 PM - 400 IM|
Relays: Online relay entries will be accepted until the deadline for each relay event. We will not be doing paper entries for relays this year. 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.
|3||Mixed 400 Medley Relay||Sat. 12:00 noon|
|8||Womens 200 Medley Relay||Sat. 12:00 noon|
|9||Mens 200 Medley Relay||Sat. 12:00 noon|
|14||Mixed 800 Free Relay||Sat. 1:15 PM|
|19||Womens 400 Free Relay||Sat. 1:15 PM|
|20||Mens 400 Free Relay||Sat. 1:15 PM|
|25||Mixed 200 Medley Relay||Sat. 3:00 PM|
|26||Womens 800 Free Relay||Sat. 3:00 PM|
|27||Mens 800 Free Relay||Sat. 3:00 PM|
|28||Womens 400 Medley Relay||Sun. 8:30 AM|
|29||Mens 400 Medley Relay||Sun. 8:30 AM|
|36||Mixed 200 Free Relay||Sun. 9:00 AM|
|43||Mixed 400 Free Relay||Sun. 10:00 AM|
|46||Womens 200 Free Relay||Sun. 10:00 AM|
|47||Mens 200 Free Relay||Sun. 10:00 AM|
Schedule: April 14th-15th, 2018. Saturday morning: Warm up at 8:00am; first heat of the 1650 starts at 8:45 am. Saturday afternoon: Warm up not before 11:30am; first heat of Women's 400 Free Relay starts not before 12:30pm. Sunday morning: Warm up 8:00am; first heat of the Women's 400 Medley Relay starts at 9:00am.
Social: The 2018 N.C. Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Cary, 201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, North Carolina 27513, on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The evening's festivities will start with a Cocktail Reception at 6:45pm, followed by Dinner & Ceremony beginning at 7:30pm.
Individual Tickets are available for $50 by visiting https://ncshof.eventbrite.com. Sponsored Tables of 10 are $750 and are available by contacting:
Collins Lowder - email@example.com
Tess Heron - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the inductees: http://www.ncswimhalloffame.com/class-of-2018.html
T-Shirt: A commemorative T-shirt is available for $15.00 per shirt. 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:
Best Western Cary Inn and Extended Stay Suites
1722 Walnut Street, Cary, NC 27511
1.6 miles from the pool
$89 double standard, $99 double suite
Call 919-481-1200 and say you are with NC SCY.
TownPlace Suites Cary
120 Sage Commons Way, Cary, NC 27513
6.5 miles from the pool
$99 to $109 available until 3/23/18
Call 919-678-0005 and ask for NC SCY Masters Swim for the rate
or Book your room through this link
Fairfield Inn & Suites
1120 Ledsome Lane, Cary, NC 27511
1.6 miles from pool
$110/ night available until 3/25/18
Call 919-301-8467 and mention NC SCY Masters Swim
or Book your room through this link
Holiday Inn Express Raleigh - Durham Airport
1014 Airport Blvd., Morrisville, NC 27560
9.0 miles from the pool
$89 / night available until 3/24/18
Call 919-653-2260 and mention NC Masters Championships
1650 yd Freestyle – Limited to first 24 entries
1000 yd Freestyle – Limited to first 40 entries
500 yd Freestyle - Seeded Fast to Slow
|3||Mixed||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|8||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|9||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|14||Mixed||800 Y||Free Relay|
|19||Women||400 Y||Free Relay|
|20||Men||400 Y||Free Relay|
|25||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|26||Women||800 Y||Free Relay|
|27||Men||800 Y||Free Relay|
|28||Women||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|29||Men||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|36||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|43||Mixed||400 Y||Free Relay|
|46||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|47||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Raleigh Area Masters."