|Swimmer Registration||Mon, Nov 16, 2020 12:00 AM||Tue, Dec 1, 2020 11:59 PM|
This competition is limited to the first 48 entrants.
Currently there are 34 entrants.
LOCATION: IU Natatorium, 901 West New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Hourly parking is available in the Riverwalk Garage (entrance is off Wabash Street). Please park on the 5th and 6th floors only. The Sports Garage adjacent to the Natatorium is available for monthly pass holders only.
FACILITY: The iconic IU Natatorium is located on the campus of IUPUI and has been a fixture in the community since 1982. The IU Natatorium has hosted hundreds of state, regional, national, and international events, including 14 Olympic Trials. Having just undergone an extensive renovation, the IU Natatorium is poised to be at the forefront of high-level competitive swimming for years to come.
POOL: The pool will be set up as a 25 yard course with four lanes for competition. Four outside lanes will be available for warmup/cool down during competition. 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.
RULES: Current 2020 U.S. Masters Swimming rules will govern the conduct of this met.
ELIGIBILITY: The meet is open to anyone 18 and older. All entrants must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming or a member of a FINA-recognized National governing body. Each swimmer is eligible to swim a maximum of five (5) individual events.
SESSIONS: There will be two sessions offered: Morning (8:00 am – 11:00 am) and Afternoon (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm). Swimmers may choose one session to swim. All events will be offered in both sessions. A maximum of 24 swimmers may enter each session. Only four swimmers will compete in each heat.
REGISTRATION: Online registration through Club Assistant only. NO PAPER ENTRIES. NO DECK ENTRIES. The meet will last only two hours in each session. Keep the length of the meet in mind when choosing your events. For assistance completing the online registration process, please contact Michelle C. Harter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AGE GROUPS: The swimmer's age is determined as of the day of competition on December 6th, 2020. Age categories are 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc.
ENTRY FEES: Online entry is a $35 flat fee (maximum of 5 individual events).
EVENT DEADLINES: Online entries must be received by Tuesday, December 1st, at 11:59 PM EST.
EVENT SEEDING: All heats will be seeded slowest to fastest. All heats will have a maximum of four swimmers.
RELAYS: There will be no relays offered due to COVID-19 safety precautions.
WARM-UP PROCEDURES: Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious and controlled manner. Only three swimmers per lane during pre-meet warmup and all swimmers must maintain 5 yards apart while stopped in the pool. Swimmers must maintain at least six feet apart while on deck. No diving or backstroke starts will be allowed, except in designated sprint lanes. One or two lanes shall be designated as one-way sprint lanes during the pre-meet warm-up sessions only. Any swimmer who acts in an unsporting or unsafe manner within the swimming venue may be considered for appropriate action or penalty by the referee (Rule 102.15.3). Pull-buoys, kick boards, fins and hand paddles are not allowed in competition or warm-up pools. Warmup/cool down during competition will be available in four outside lanes in the competition pool. No more than three swimmers per lane are permitted in the warmup/cool down lanes and swimmers must maintain five yards apart at all times.
SCORING & AWARDS: Individual events: 11-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. There will be no awards.
RESULTS: Results will be combined from both the morning and afternoon sessions. Final results will be available after the afternoon session and will be posted on both the Indy Aquatic Masters website and the GRIN website.
Session One (Maximum 24 swimmers) Please arrive no earlier than 7:45 am:
8:00am Warm-Up Starts
8:30am Designated Sprint Lanes Open
8:50am Warm-Up Ends
9:00am Competition Begins for Session One
11:00 am Competition Ends for Session One (Swimmers are asked to leave facility by 11:30 am)
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Facility Cleaning
Session Two (Maximum 24 swimmers) Please arrive no earlier than 11:45 am:
12:00 pm Warm-Up Starts
12:30 pm Designated Sprint Lanes Open
12:50 pm Warm-Up Ends
1:00 pm Competition Begins for Session Two
3:00 pm Competition Ends for Session Two (Swimmers are asked to leave facility by 3:30 pm)
ORDER OF EVENTS: Listed below for session one and two.
COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY
To maintain the health and safety of our swimmers, officials, volunteers, coaches, and facility staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, we be enforcing the following COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy. Failure to comply with this policy and the procedures will result in disqualification from the meet and you may be asked to leave the facility.
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Indy Aquatic Masters Inc.."