Saturday, June 23, 2018
Central Illinois Masters Swim Team Meets
Open Water Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Thu, January 18, 2018 12:00 AM CT||Fri, June 22, 2018 11:59 AM CT|
Evergreen Lake • Comlara Park • Hudson, Illinois • 1.2 Miles & 2.4 Miles
CIOWS 2018 Event Information
SCHEDULE: Saturday, June 23, 2018*
* All times are Central Time (CT)
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. Under USMS Open Water rules, your age is determined as of December 31, 2018, except that you must be at least age 18-years old on June 23, 2018. USMS registration is required of all participants. All participants are required to wear the event supplied brightly colored swim cap and have their body marked with registration number for safety reasons. For non-wetsuit competitions, swimmers shall wear only one swimsuit in one or two pieces. All swimsutis shall be made from textile materials and not contain clasps or zippers. For both men and women, the swimsuit shall not cover the neck and shall not extend past the shoulder nor below the ankles. View USMS Open Water rules here.
CHECK-IN: Starts at 7:00 A.M. and closes at 8:30 A.M. CT. For safety reasons no one will be allowed to swim without positive check-in before 8:30 A.M. CT - no exceptions. Your 2018 USMS Membership Card and photo identification are required at check-in - registrations are not transferable.
COURSE BRIEFING: 8:35 A.M. CT REQUIRED for ALL participants.
COURSE: Triangular 1.2 Mile loop course marked by buoys, lifeguards on rescue boards, rowboats, kayaks, officials, and other safety resources. In-water start, swim counter-clockwise around three orange 8-foot tetrahedron turn buoys (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. Please note that a cool down swim in the lake is not available following completion of swimming.
WETSUITS: Based on conditions at race time and the descretion of the CIOWS Director, wetsuits may be allowed when the Evergreen Lake water temperature is below 78°F. If 78°F or higher - no wetsuits - no exceptions.
USMS/ILMSA MEMBER ONLINE REGISTRATION: Online CIOWS entry registration begins with USMS membership verification and purchase availability. You must bring your 2018 USMS Registration Card. The $51.00 cost for USMS/ILMSA membership is in addition to your event entry fee. One Event (OEVT) membership to USMS is available for $15. The OEVT fee is in addition to your entry fee.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: Online registration entry provides immediate entry confirmation and e-mail receipt. Your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."
PAPER ENTRIES: NOT AVAILABLE
RACE DAY ENTRIES: NONE - NO EXCEPTIONS!
T-Shirts: CIOWS T-Shirts are available for $15.00 at the time of registration. Two colors are available: navy blue & pink (see pictures above & below). Shirts ordered by 11:59 p.m. CT on June 12, 2018, will be available for pick up at check-in. If ordered after that date, they may not be available at check-in and may require mailing with a small shipping charge added. Shirts will not be sold on the day of the event.
AWARDS: Non-wetsuit distance competitions - Overall top 3 Men and top 3 Women place finishers.
PARKING: Free parking is available in the gravel lots located next to the registration tent.
ONSITE FACILITIES: Restrooms, showers, changing areas are available at the Comlara Park Glasener Beach House.
FOOD: Plenty of food and drink will be available for race participants and volunteers. No alcohol allowed.
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."|