WARM-UP: 9 AM
MEET STARTS: 10 AM
FACILITY: 25 meter pool, 6 lanes, two side warm-up area. Temp 83°F
TIMING SYSTEM: The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration.
MEET DIRECTOR: Calvin Milbach firstname.lastname@example.org
MEET REFEREE: Heather Brennan email@example.com
RULES: Current USMS rules will govern the meet.
ELIGIBILITY: : Open to all 2018 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of February 4, 2018. Age groups based on age of swimmer as of Dec 31, 2018. Foreign registered swimmers must provide proof of current registration in their country’s federation.
ENTRIES: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events. Entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, January 24th or online by 11:59 PM (Pacific) Monday, January 29th. 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 and 400 IM by 9: Swimmers missing the check-in deadline may be scratched from the event.
SPLIT REQUESTS: Split requests for an initial distance within a longer race must be made, in writing, before the event for backstroke and relay leadoffs OR before the conclusion of the meet for non-backstroke. See the Clerk of Course.
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.
AWARDS: PNA medals available for purchase at meet.
ENTRY FEES: $16.00 (US or Canadian; includes LMSC and timing surcharges) PLUS $2.00 per individual event (optional for seniors and needs-based swimmers). No charge for relays.
ONLINE ENTRIES: Club Assistant online meet entry preferred. Online meet entries are paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events."
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.
ENTRY QUESTIONS: Calvin Milbach contact info above
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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.
Breaks: There are breaks after events #4, #9, #14, #21