The 9th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Masters Swim Meet

Asheville Masters Meets

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Asheville Masters Meets

Swim Meet Registration


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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - The 10th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Masters Swim Meet

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Aug 5, 2014
12:00 AM
Wed, Sep 3, 2014
11:59 PM

Date & Location:       Saturday September 6th : Asheville School and Biltmore Lake, Asheville, NC
sanction #134-S007
Saturday, Sept 6th Morning POOL Session @ Asheville School (Five event maximum)
Warm-Up: 8:00-8:50 am
Competition Begins: 9:00 am
Saturday, Sept 6th Afternoon All-Comers Practice @ Biltmore Lake (6 minutes from pool)
Check-in & casual warm ups begin 2:15 pm
Practice challenges begin: 3:00 pm *all training equipnment welcome at lake!

Facility Addresses:

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 Route 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 Director: 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 "certified pool" with USMS, 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.

Enter ONLINE.  Entries close at 11:59pm on Sept 3, 2014. Online entries are paid by credit card to Events.

Rules: Swimmers must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS).  The 2014 USMS rules shall prevail.  Relay swimmers must swim at least one individual event to be eligible for relays.

Max entries for pool events: Five (5) individual.


  • Both Pool Events & Lake Practice $40 flat fee.
  • Pool Events Only $35 flat fee.
  • Lake Practice Only $20 flat fee.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • No fees for relays.
  • Late and deck entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Meet Director upon payment of all applicable entry fees plus a $20 late fee.
  • Online entries are paid by credit card to " Events".

Afternoon All-Comers Practice @ Biltmore Lake (6 minutes from pool), followed by pot luck (your own food/drink) and/or BBQ (pre-order required during online entry, tickets available for $12 adults /$10 kids age 13 & under, paid for during on-line entry).

Vintage Meet T-Shirts are available in S, M, L, XL for $5 at meet.

Awards: Awards will be given for 1st-3rd place in each age group in each event.  Team awards will be recognized with a hand shake and offer of a local pint.

Scoring: Scoring will be 7-5-4-3-2-1 for individual events and 14-10-8-6-4-2 for relays.


1.  Ramada-Asheville @ River Ridge     800 Fairview Rd., Asheville, N.C. 28803     phone 828-298-9141     (9 miles, 15 min. from swim sites)

2.  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.

3.  Grove Park Inn     290 Macon St, Asheville     Phone: (828) 252-2711     
This is a 4 Star Hotel in Asheville

4.  Crowne Plaza Resort     1 Resort Dr. Asheville, NC 28806     Phone: (828) 254-3211

5.  Four Points by Sheraton, Downtown Asheville     22 Woodfin St.     Phone (828) 253-1851     located next to I-240 and YMCA

6.  Aloft, Downtown Asheville     51 Biltmore Ave     Phone (828) 232-2838

7.  Hotel Indigo, Downtown Asheville     151 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801     828-239-0239 or 800-951-4667

Session 1 - Morning POOL
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
3 Women 400 Y IM
4 Men 400 Y IM
5 Women 100 Y Free
6 Men 100 Y Free
7 Women 50 Y Breast
8 Men 50 Y Breast
9 Women 100 Y Fly
10 Men 100 Y Fly
11 Women 200 Y Back
12 Men 200 Y Back
13 Women 50 Y Free
14 Men 50 Y Free
15 Women 200 Y Breast
16 Men 200 Y Breast
17 Women 100 Y IM
18 Men 100 Y IM
19 Women 50 Y Fly
20 Men 50 Y Fly
21 Women 100 Y Back
22 Men 100 Y Back
23 Women 200 Y Free
24 Men 200 Y Free
25 Women 100 Y Breast
26 Men 100 Y Breast
27 Women 200 Y Fly
28 Men 200 Y Fly
29 Women 50 Y Back
30 Men 50 Y Back
31 Women 200 Y IM
32 Men 200 Y IM
33 Women 500 Y Free
34 Men 500 Y Free
35 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
Session 2 - Afternoon Casual Practice at Biltmore Lake
Warm-ups start at 2:15 PM
Meet Session starts at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event
36 Mixed (Any Distance Lake Practice) 1 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 9/3/2014.
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