Annual Short Course Yards “DREAMING OF SPRING” Swim Meet
Warrenton, VA Sunday, March 4, 2018
Competition "Come Together to Seek Improvement"
Sanctioned by: LMSC for Potomac Valley for USMS, INC.
Location: Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility, 828 Waterloo, Warrenton, VA 20186
Facility: 11 lane, 25 yard pool, non-turbulent lane markers. 6 lanes will be used for competition, 8 if we have too many entries to finish meet prior to 12:00; 4 lanes will be available for continuous warm-up and cool down. This is a grade “A” facility with a clean deep cool water course, bleachers, and lots of light. We will use electronic timing and are certified for USMS records and Top Ten.
Important Notes: Locker Rooms are available. No glass containers in the pool area.
Directions: From I-66, exit 43A(Warrenton) -29 travel 11.5 miles south to 15/211 travel 2.1 miles, turn right on Frost Ave just past Burger King. Make first right after passing first light into parking lot. From the South take Route 29 North, turn left at US-15/US- 17/US-29 go 2.6 miles, turn Left on Frost Ave/US-211. Turn right just after first light into the parking lot (1 block).
Meet Director: Julie Dawley Meet Referee: Charlie Tupitza
Eligibility: The standard Masters age groups will be used (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc). Your age is your age on March 4, 2018. All swimmers must be registered with USMS. USMS Registration will be available at the pool for new swimmers.
ENTRIES: $5.00 per event for pre-entries. $10.00 surcharge for pool and equipment. No deck entries will be accepted except for relays. 500 Free, which will be deck-seeded. You may enter a total of 5 individual events and 3 relays.
The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1.
RELAYS: Events 2, 3, and 17. There will be only one heat of each event. You must choose whether you are going to do a Women’s, Men’s, or Mixed Relay – they will be swum at the same time and first come first serve entries will be accepted at the meet. A $10 fee will be charged for each relay. Entries for relay Events 2 and 3 must be received prior to 8:45 and prior to Event 11.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be received by Thursday, March 1st at 11:59pm. Please help us by registering in advance.
RULES: Current USMS rules for Masters Swimming will apply. No one will swim alone. Swimmers will be seeded according to times; heats will run slowest to fastest; men and women will swim together. Swimmers will be expected to cooperate with the Safety Marshall who will monitor warm-up. No diving during warm-up except in designated lanes.
AWARDS: 1st-6th places