The 12th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Masters Swim Meet

Asheville Masters Meets

Saturday, September 9, 2017

USMS Sanction : 137-s005

Asheville Masters Meets

Swim Meet Registration


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Swimmer Registration Wed, Jul 26, 2017
12:00 AM
Wed, Sep 6, 2017
11:59 PM

12th annual Steve Barden Memorial Swimming Meet at The Asheville School, Asheville, North Carolina

Saturday, Sept 9th, 2017

Saturday, Sept 9th, POOL Session @ Asheville School (Five event maximum)
Warm-Up: 8:00-8:50 am
Competition Begins: 9:00 am


Sunday, Sept 10th, Open Water PRACTICE @ Biltmore Lake (6 minutes from pool)

Casual sign ins 7:00am
Open Water Practice session begins: 7:30am-9am 
*all training equipment and SUP's welcome at lake!
Breakfast will follow open water practice @ West End Bakery on 75 West Haywood Rd., in
West Asheville

Facility Addresses:

Pool Competition @ 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.

Open Water Practice @ 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: Lisa Sears

Meet Referee: Colleen Gillan (USA Swimming Certified Referee)

The Asheville School competition pool is a 25-yard x 6 lanes "certified pool" with USMS, with non-turbulent lane lines and electronic timing. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1.
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, please.  Entries close at 11:59pm on Sept 6, 2017.
Online entries are paid by credit card to Events.

Rules: Swimmers must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS).  The 2017 USMS rules shall prevail.  Relay swimmers must swim at least one individual event to be eligible for relays.

Max of five (5) individual entries for pool events.


Pool Events $40 flat fee (this includes access to Biltmore Lake for practice session on Sunday morning)

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.  

Awards: Placing within each age group and recorded with USMS in each event will be the extent of the "award."  
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

Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet 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

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

Online Registration closed on 9/6/2017.
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