Sponsored by: Asheville Masters Swimming, Inc.
Sanctioned by: LMSC for NC, for USMS, Inc. Sanction # 133-S006, #133-W002
Saturday Morning POOL Session @ Asheville School
Warm-Up: 8:00-8:50 AM
Competition Begins: 9:00 AM
Saturday Afternoon OPEN WATER events @ Biltmore Lake (6 minutes from pool)
Check-in & warm ups begin: 2:00 PM
Competition Begins: 3:00 PM*
*One mile (1650-yards) and One-half mile (800-yards) will start together at 3:00 PM, the 200 yard swim will begin after completion of mile/half mile.
Asheville School: 360 Asheville School Rd., Asheville, NC, 28806
Take I-40 West of Asheville to exit 44. Turn left (north) onto Smokey Park Hwy, also 19/23. Proceed 1 mile north past hotels and shopping centers. Follow Asheville School signs to entrance drive on right. Pool is in fitness center past academic buildings.
Biltmore Lake: 80 Lake Drive, Biltmore Lake, NC 28715
Take I-40 West of Asheville to exit 44. Turn right(south) onto Smokey Park Hwy, also 19/23. Proceed 1 ½ miles south and turn left on Sand Hill Road. Turn Right into Biltmore Lake Subdivision. The lake is straight ahead on the right. No parking is available at the lakefront, all swimmers must park past the lake on-street.
Meet Directors: Kitty and Joe Schmidt
Meet Referee: Joe Schmidt (USA Swimming Certified Referee)
Facility: Asheville School competition pool, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC, is a 25-yard x 6 lanes with non-turbulent lane lines and electronic timing. Five lanes will be used for competition and the sixth lane will be for continuous warm-up/warm-down. Water depth ranges from 4 feet at the shallow end to 12 feet at the deep end. Women’s and men’s locker rooms are available.
Entry Deadline: We strongly encourage entering this meet ONLINE. All hand written entries must be received by September 9, 2013. Entries received after date will not be seeded and will be considered a late/deck entry. Online entries close at 11:59 PM, September 11, 2013.
Rules: Swimmers must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS). Please attach photocopy of current 2013 registration card to entry. The 2013 USMS rules shall prevail. Relay swimmers must swim at least one individual event to be eligible.
Max entries: Five (5) individual Pool events and two (2) Open Water events max. Swimmers in Open Water must choose the One mile OR One-half mile, but NOT both. Swimmers may also swim the 200-yard Open Water event.
Fees: Base Meet Entry Fee of $10.00 PLUS the following:
- Open water race $10 flat fee.
- Pool Entries $15 flat fee.
- If entering both an open water race and any pool event, $30 flat fee ($5 savings!).
- Fees must accompany entries and are non-refundable.
- Relay fees are payable on deck with the Meet Director.
- Late and deck entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Meet Director upon payment of the applicable fee.
- Online entries are paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events".
Awards: Awards will be given for 1st-3rd place in each age group in each event. Team awards will be given to the 1st-3rd place teams.
Scoring: Scoring will be 7-5-4-3-2-1 for individual events and 14-10-8-6-4-2 for relays.
Donations: Please donate to the "Asheville YMCA swimming lesson scholarship fund," a program providing the wonderful life-skill of learning to swim, for those in need! Donations may be made on the "Fees" page during online meet registration. Or click here to donate (this link is for donations made outside of meet registration). Thanks for your contribution!
A-Loft Asheville Downtown
51 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Ramada-Asheville @ River Ridge
800 Fairview Rd., Asheville, N.C. 28803
www.ramadariverridge.com (9 miles, 15 min. from swim sites)
Renaissance Hotel, Downtown Asheville
31 Woodfin St, Asheville
Phone: (828) 252-8211
This hotel is in downtown Asheville right next to The Thomas Wolfe House and across the street from the YMCA.
Grove Park Inn
290 Macon St, Asheville
Phone: (828) 252-2711
This is a 4 Star Hotel in Asheville
Crowne Plaza Resort
1 Resort Dr. Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: (828) 254-3211
Four Points by Sheraton, Downtown Asheville
22 Woodfin St.
Phone (828) 253-1851
located next to I-240 and YMCA
Hotel Indigo, Downtown Asheville
151 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801
828-239-0239 or 800-951-4667
Schedule of Events (W/M)
Saturday, September 15
Max of FIVE (5) individual pool events
1 200 Mixed Medley Relay
3/4 400 Individual Medley
5/6 100 Freestyle
7/8 50 Breaststroke
9/10 100 Butterfly
11/12 200 Backstroke
13/14 50 Freestyle
15/16 200 Breaststroke
17/18 100 Individual Medley
19/20 50 Butterfly
21/22 100 Backstroke
23/24 200 Freestyle
25/26 100 Breaststroke
27/28 200 Butterfly
29/30 50 Backstroke
31/32 200 Individual Medley
33 200 Mixed Freestyle Relay
Max of TWO (2) open water events. May swim either One mile (1650-yards) OR One-half mile (800-yards), and also the 200-yard OPEN WATER)
35/36 *One Mile (1650-yards) OPEN WATER
37/38 *One-half Mile (800-yards) OPEN WATER
39/40 200-yard OPEN WATER
Picnic & BBQ (Post OPEN WATER) tickets available for $10 per person
Vintage Meet T-Shirts are available in S, M, L, XL for $5 online (any remaining $5 at meet)