LOCATION: Fidalgo Pool, 1603 22nd St. Anacortes, WA, 98221
FACILITY: 25/m pool, 6 lanes, two side warm-up area. Temp 83°F
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 107.2.1.
TIMING SYSTEM: The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2019 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of February 2, 2019. Bring a copy of your Masters registration card if you are not a USMS member. Age groups based on age of swimmer as of Dec 31, 2019
ENTRIES: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events. Online entry deadline: 11:59 PM (PST) Monday, January 28th. Paper entry deadline: postmarked by Wednesday, January 23rd. NO race day entries accepted.
SEEDING: All events slow to fast, age group and sexes mixed. Pre-seeding except for the 400 IM and 400 Free. If entries for the 400 IM are three or fewer, at the discretion of the Meet Referee, the 400 IM may be combined with the first heat of the 400 Free.
CHECK-IN: Positive check-in required for 400 Free by 9:30AM and for the 400 IM by the end of event 13. Swimmers missing the check-in deadline may be scratched from the event.
RELAYS: Deck-enter relays at the meet at no charge. Mixed relays require two men and two women. Mark your relay entry card carefully to ensure correct intent and results.
BREAKS: Each of the four breaks are 5 minutes.
AWARDS: Available for purchase at meet.
ENTRY FEES: $16.00 (US or Canadian; includes LMSC and timing surcharges) PLUS $3.00 per individual event. No charge for relays. PNA Swimmers who need financial assistance for entry fees may request same from the PNA Wiggin Fund.
PAPER ENTRIES: Use the PNA Generic Entry Form available on the PNA Website or in the WetSet. Make checks payable to TAC and mail to: Calvin Milbach, Fidalgo Pool, 1603 22nd St. Anacortes, WA, 98221
DIRECTIONS: From I-5, take exit 230. Go west on Highway 20 to its end in Anacortes. Turn right onto Commercial Ave. and go about ten blocks to 22nd street and turn left. Go up the hill to J Ave (about six blocks) Fidalgo pool is on the left
POST THUNDERBIRD MEET/PRE SUPER BOWL SOCIAL: 2PM – 5PM Upstairs at Village Pizza: 807 Commercial Ave, Anacortes 98221 Family Friendly! All swimmers, families, and friends are welcome to join us at Village Pizza to tell swim stories. Karlyn Pipes, who was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2015, is tentatively scheduled to speak to swimmers who join us for pizza after the meet.