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USMS Sanction : 037-S004
|Swimmer Registration||Tue, Sep 19, 2017 12:00 AM||Fri, Oct 13, 2017 11:59 PM|
Sunday, October 15, 2017. Warm-Up 2 PM; Meet begins 3 PM
This meet will alternate events with a dual meet between the Glens Falls and Bethlehem YMCA youth teams
Entry Deadline: On-line entries must be received by Friday, October 13, 2017. Deck entries will be available on the day of the swim. Registered.
Sanction #: Held under the sanction of AD-USMS 037-S004
Venue: Glens Falls High School
15 Quade Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
(Park and enter adjacent to the football field at the southwestern corner of the HS campus)
Facility: Five (5) 25-yard competition lanes with one (1) lane warm-up/down available. Colorado Timing system. Meet Management is latest HY-TEK version Meet Manager. Seating for participants will be on deck. Seating for spectators will be in balcony accessible from the second floor. No spectators on deck. Dressing and locker rooms available on site. Swimmers should bring locks and towels. Concessions will be sold in the hallway. If there is a football game parking will be tight and available on neighboring streets. Allow time.
Water Depth And Length The water depth, measured in accordance with Article 103.2.3, is 10 feet, 1 inches at the start end, 10 feet, 0 inches five meters from the start end, 4 feet, 1 inch at the turn end, and 4 feet, 6 inches five meters from the turn end.
Sanction: Held under the sanction of United States Masters Swimming (USMS). This meet has been sanctioned by the Adirondack Local Masters Swim Committee. Conduct of the sanctioned event shall conform in every respect to all technical and administrative rules of USMS Swimming. The rulebook is available at http://www.usms.org/rules/
Liability: In granting this sanction it is understood and agreed that United States Masters Swimming, the Adirondack Local Masters Swim Committee, the Glens Falls Family YMCA, Glens Falls High School, and all meet officials shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event. Damage to the facility, when proved, will cause the offending swimmer, if unattached, or the offending swimmer's club, if attached, to be held accountable for repairs. All swimmers must sign a waiver of responsibility prior to swimming. Swimmers must provide a signed waiver (see attached).
USMS Registration: All swimmers, coaches, and officials participating in this competition must be currently (2017) registered with USA Swimming or US Masters Swimming. No swimmer will be permitted to compete unless the swimmer is a member as provided in Article 302. All should also be prepared to present their US Masters Swimming ID Card as proof of their registration to the Meet Director or designee at any time. Current national and LMSC regulations do not allow for exceptions to these policies. One-Event registration is available one-half hour before the start of the warm-ups. USMS registration is available on-line. Signing up after August will provide membership through the end of the following year. One-event membership is $15.
Meet Format: All events will be swum slowest to fastest, reserving the right to run flyover starts, except backstroke. The Meet Director and Meet Referee reserve the right to include additional breaks between events. The Meet Director and Meet Referee reserve the right to combine events or heats, by age group, gender, distance or stroke, as needed.
Time Trials: Time Trials can be run at the discretion of the Referee
Qualifying Times: There are no qualifying times. Please enter your best guess time instead of "NT"
Age up Date: The age of the USMS swimmer will be his/her age on October 15, 2017.
Entry Restrictions: An individual swimmer may enter a maximum of five (5) individual events
Entry Fees: On-line registrations by noon Friday, October 13, 2017:
$5.00 per individual event.
$5.00 per swimmer surcharge.
$10 total per relay (deck entry only).
Make checks payable to: Glens Falls YMCA
Pay at the front desk or send checks to: Dennie Swan-Scott
Glens Falls YMCA
600 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12801
Deck Entries: $6.00 per event plus $6.00 per swimmer surcharge. Swimmers not previously entered in the meet must present their 2017 USMS registration numbers to late enter.
Meet Director: Dennie Swan-Scott 518-793-3878 x 307 DSScott@glensfallsymca.org
Meet Referee: Robert Singer 518-791-1295 N5442T@gmail.com
Administrative Official: Tom Walton 518-793-3878 x 307 DSScott@glensfallsymca.org
Deck Official: Deb Roberts DARoberts@gmail.com
Deck Changing: Deck changes are prohibited.
Special Needs: Please notify the Referee of any disabilities or special needs of the swimmers so that efforts can be made to accommodate everyone interested in participating Any swimmer expecting to use in-water starts or require assistance exiting the pool after competition, please notify the Referee or Starter so accommodations can be made.
Officials: All currently certified and in-training YMCA or USA Swimming officials are cordially invited to participate. All deck officials must be registered with YMCA Swimming and USA Swimming for 2017 and have a current Background Check and Athlete Protection Course acknowledged by the YMCA or USA Swimming. Deck officials are required by rule to prominently display both their YMC OR USA Swimming ID Card while on deck as an official. The wearing of name tags is strongly encouraged.
Timers: The YMCA team will provide timers for the short events. Swimmers must provide timers and lap counters for the distance events (over 500 yards).
Awards: No awards will be provided.
Order of Events: Distances are in Short Course Yards (SCY). YMCA Dual Meet and Masters Meet will be scored as two separate meets. USMS now sanctions records for the new 25-yard events
*Swim for the Ages 200 Freestyle Relay is a non-scoring event. No fee will be charged. Each relay team will be composed of two Masters Swimmers and two YMCA age-group swimmers. Masters Swimmers 49 & Under must pair with an Age-group swimmer 10 & Under. Master Swimmers 50 & Over may pair with any YMCA age-group swimmer. Order of start may be determined by each team.
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