Saturday, April 14 - Sunday, April 15, 2018
USMS Sanction : 138-S004
Raleigh Area Masters Meets
Swim Meet Registration
|Individual Registration||Sun, January 7, 2018 12:00 AM ET||Sun, April 8, 2018 11:59 PM ET|
|Relay Team Registration||Tue, April 10, 2018 05:00 PM ET||Sun, April 15, 2018 03:00 PM ET|
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/.
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 Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Tuesday, February 28th, 2018. Regular Entries must be completed online by 11:59pm EST Wednesday,April 5th, 2018. Online entries are required. Heat sheets will be published based on all entries received by Thursday, April 5th, 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:
Schedule: April 14th-15th, 2018. Saturday morning: Warm up at 7:30am; 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 7:30am; first heat of the Women's 400 Medley Relay starts at 8:30am.
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.
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:
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - Session 1 - 1650 and 1000 Free
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:45 AM
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - Session 2 - Events 3-27
Warm-ups start at 11:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 12:30 PM
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - Session 3 - Events 28-48
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
|Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Raleigh Area Masters."|