CANCELLED: 2020 Spring Off the Blocks Meet at Guilderland YMCA

Adirondack LMSC

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Adirondack LMSC

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This competition is closed by the host.  Meet cancelled. Refunds pending.
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Swimmer Registration Sat, Dec 28, 2019
12:00 AM
Wed, Mar 11, 2020
11:59 PM

This meet has been cancelled due to expanding concerns about the Coronavirus. Our host pool, the Guilderland YMCA, directed us to cancel or postpone this meet. Given the unpredicatbility of public health at this point, we don't know if this meet will be rescheduled.

Full refund of entry fees will be provided. We expect refunds to be processed by March 18.

REGISTER ONLINE through Club Assistant. No paper entries.

Hosted by: The Guilderland YMCA Cyclones Swim Team. Sanctioned by: AD- LMSC for United States Masters Swimming in accordance with Article 202.1.1, USMS Sanction #030-S002.

Sanctioned by: Adirondack LMSC for United States Masters Swimming

Location: The Guilderland YMCA, 250 Winding Brook Drive, Guilderland NY 12084. Short Course 25 Yard Pool, 8 lanes. Water Depth: > 10 ft. 0 in. at the start end and > 4 ft. 0 in. at the turn end. The length of the competition course is in compliance without a bulkhead and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.

Directions: Winding Brook Drive in Guilderland intersects with Western Avenue (US Route 20), one mile west of Hamilton Square Shopping Center and one-half mile east of the Guilderland Public Library. From north: I-87 (The Northway) south to Western Avenue (US Route 20) in Guilderland. Turn right onto Western Avenue (US Route 20 going west towards Duanesburg). Drive 3.2 miles west on Western Avenue (US Route 20). Turn left onto Winding Brook Drive. The Guilderland YMCA will be on your left. From south: I-87 (The Thruway) north to Albany. Take exit 24 for I-90 E/I-87 N toward Albany/Montreal. Merge onto I-90E/I-87N. Take exit 1S to Western Avenue (US Route 20) in Guilderland. Turn right onto Western Avenue (US Route 20 going west towards Duanesburg). Drive 3.2 miles west on Western Avenue (US Route 20). Turn left onto Winding Brook Drive. The Guilderland YMCA will be on your left. 

Meet Director: Kathy Meany,, 518-334-6663.

Eligibility: Open to all swimmers, 18 & older, as of March 14, 2020. All swimmers must be registered with USMS (or the equivalent FINA organization). When you register for the meet online, your USMS membership will be verified. If you need to join or renew USMS membership, please visit and follow the instructions. The age of a swimmer is his or her age on March 14, 2020.

Events:  This is a pre-seeded meet with events being swum slowest to fastest.  A swimmer may enter up to six individual events.  Swimmers entered in event #6, the 500 freestyle must check-in by 1:30 PM.  Event # 21, the 400 freestyle relay, will be by deck entry by 3:00 on race day. Participants in the relay must be registered for the meet and swim in at least one individual event. Swimmers entered in events #22 or #23, the 1000 and 1650 freestyle must check-in by 3:00 PM.  A swimmer may compete in the 1000 freestyle or the 1650 freestyle, not both. Swimmers failing to check-in by the stated time will be scratched from the event. Breaks will be inserted at the discretion of the meet director.

Rules: 2020 USMS rules govern this meet. This includes no diving or backstroke starts in warm-up or cool down lanes except in the one-way designated sprint lanes. One warm up and cool down lane will be available throughout the meet.

Timing and Results:  The primary timing system will be Colorado automatic timing with backup manual timing. Results will be posted at The official times for this meet will be submitted for USMS records and Top Ten.

Entries:  The entry fee is $6.00 per individual event plus a $6.00 meet surcharge. There is no charge for the relay. No deck entries will be accepted except for the 400 freestyle relay. Entries must be completed by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by way of the Club Assistant link. “Club Events” will be the charge on your credit card. 

Warm-ups start at 1:15 PM
Meet starts at 2:15 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 50 Y Breast
2 Mixed 100 Y Fly
3 Mixed 25 Y Free
4 Mixed 200 Y Breast
5 Mixed 200 Y Back
6 Mixed 500 Y Free
7 Mixed 100 Y IM
8 Mixed 200 Y Fly
9 Mixed 50 Y Free
10 Mixed 25 Y Back
11 Mixed 200 Y IM
12 Mixed 100 Y Breast
13 Mixed 100 Y Back
14 Mixed 25 Y Fly
15 Mixed 100 Y Free
16 Mixed 50 Y Back
17 Mixed 400 Y IM
18 Mixed 25 Y Breast
19 Mixed 50 Y Fly
20 Mixed 200 Y Free
21 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
22 Mixed 1000 Y Free
23 Mixed 1650 Y Free

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "WWW.ADMS.ORG."

Online Registration closed on 3/11/2020.
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