Saturday, August 3, 2013
USMS Sanction: 213-W001
Central Illinois Open Water Swim
Open Water Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Fri, April 12, 2013 12:00 AM CST||Fri, August 2, 2013 11:59 AM CST|
Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 9:00 A.M. CT
CIOWS 2013 Event Information
**Great Lakes Open Water Swimming Series Event**
SCHEDULE: Saturday, August 3, 2013*
* All times are Central Time (CT)
EVENT HOST: Central Illinois Masters Swim Team, Inc. (CIMST) www.cimst.org
FACILITY/VENUE HOST: McLean County Department of Parks & Recreation www.mcleancountyil.gov
VENUE LOCATION: Evergreen Lake at Comlara Park
North 8-miles on Interstate 39 (from Bloomington/Normal, IL and Interstates I-74 & I-55)
RULES & SAFETY: Current USMS Open Water rules will apply. Registrant must be at least age 18-years on August 3, 2013. USMS registration is required of all participants. All participants are required to wear the event supplied brightly colored swim caps for safety reasons. View USMS Open Water rules here .
CHECK-IN: Starts at 7:00 A.M. and closes at 8:30 A.M. . Your 2013 USMS Membership Card and photo identification are required at check-in. .
COURSE BRIEFING: 8:35 A.M. REQUIRED for ALL participants.
COURSE: Rectangular 1.2-Mile loop course marked by buoys, lifeguards, rowboats, rescue boards, and kayaks, officials, and/or other safety resources. In-water start, swim counter-clockwise around orange 8-foot tetrahedron turn buoy marks (with red guide buoys on straight-aways), exit water with brief run on beach sand, and through finish chute. Course is subject to change if event day conditions warrant. Click here to go directly to the course map.
EVERGREEN LAKE WATER TEMPERATURE:
WETSUITS: Wetsuits may be allowed at the discretion of the CIOWS Event Director when the Evergreen Lake water temperature is NOT greater than 78°F.
USMS/ILMSA MEMBER ONLINE REGISTRATION: Online CIOWS entry registration begins with USMS membership verification and purchase availability. You must bring your 2013 USMS Registration Card . The $40.00 cost for USMS/ILMSA membership is in addition to your event entry fee. One Event (OEVT) membership to USMS is available for $12. The OEVT fee is in addition to your entry fee.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: Online registration entry provides immediate entry confirmation and email receipt. When paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."
ENTRY FEE* DEADLINE (Received by)**
Late ONLINE Entry $50.00 Late: Friday, August 2, 2013, 11:59 A.M. CT (Noon)
Early PAPER Entry $45.00 Early: USPS postmark by Saturday, July 13, 2013
* CIOWS entry fee does not include USMS/ILMSA Member or OEVT registration fee.
RACE DAY ENTRIES: NONE!
T-SHIRTS: A CIOWS T-Shirt is available for $15.00 at the time of registration. Please indicate size and quantity when registering online. A limited supply of these shirts may be purchased at the event for $15.00.
AWARDS: Non-wetsuit distance competitions: Awards will be presented to:
PARKING: Free parking is available in the gravel lots located next to the registration tent.
FOOD: Plenty of food and drink will be available for race participants and volunteers. No alcohol allowed.
SPONSORS: Please visit and support our CIOWS 2013 sponsors at www.CIOWS.org.
HOTELS: The following hotels have arranged for special rates for the CIOWS event:
Americas Best Value Inn (formerly Best Western University Inn)
Courtyard by Marriott
CAMPING: Campsites are available in the Main Recreation Area of Comlara Park. Call 309.434.6770 for reservations and fee information. Please indicate that you are with the CIOWS Event.
|Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."|