USMS Sanction : 137-s005
|Swimmer Registration||Wed, Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM||Wed, Sep 6, 2017 11:59 PM|
Saturday, Sept 9th, 2017Saturday, Sept 9th, POOL Session @ Asheville School (Five event maximum)
SOCIAL TO FOLLOW AT LOCAL EATING & BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT!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 http://www.westendbakery.com/
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 ClubAssistant.com 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
www.ramadariverridge.com (9 miles, 15 min. from swim sites)
2. Renaissance Hotel, Downtown Asheville 31 Woodfin St, Asheville phone 828-252-8211
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/avlbr-renaissance-asheville-hotel/ 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 www.groveparkinn.com
This is a 4 Star Hotel in Asheville
4. Crowne Plaza Resort 1 Resort Dr. Asheville, NC 28806 Phone: (828) 254-3211 www.crowneplaza.com
5. Four Points by Sheraton, Downtown Asheville 22 Woodfin St. Phone (828) 253-1851
www.starwoodhotels.com located next to I-240 and YMCA
6. Aloft, Downtown Asheville 51 Biltmore Ave Phone (828) 232-2838 http://www.aloftashevilledowntown.com/
7. Hotel Indigo, Downtown Asheville 151 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801 828-239-0239 or 800-951-4667
|1||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|35||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
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