2022 Tropical Splash Short Course Yards Swim Meet

Alexandria Masters Meets

Sunday, January 30, 2022

USMS Sanction : 102-S001

Alexandria Masters Swimming Meets

Swim Meet Registration


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If you are on the waitlist for the 500 free, you will find out if you are swimming that event ON DECK.

Hosted by Alexandria Masters Swimming

Sanctioned by Potomac Valley LMSC for US Masters Swimming, Inc.
Sanction # 102-S001

Welcome to the 17th Annual Tropical Splash Swim Meet
January 30, 2022

Warm-ups start: 7:45 am
Meet start: 8:45 am (estimated finish: 1:45 pm).
George Washington Rec Center Pool
8426 Old Mt. Vernon Road, Alexandria, VA 22309
  • 9 lane x 25-yard pool. 7 lanes used for competition.
  • Automatic timing will be used.
  • A continuous 25-yard warm-up area will be available.
  • Lap counter cards will be available for the 500-yd swim but you must provide your own counter.
  • Coin-operated lockers require a quarter.
  • 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 107.2.1.
  • Meet is open to all US Masters Swimmers with valid 2022 registration. International entries are subject to verification and may require additional documentation. Please submit a copy of your Masters Registration card/letter from your governing body to meet@alexandriamasters.com. Verification is required at the time of online entry. If you do not present verification, you will not be permitted to swim in the competition.
  • Swimmers may enter up to 5 individual events.
  • 2022 United States Masters Swimming rules will apply.
  • Event 19 will be an unofficial, 3-person 150-yard Coconut Relay.
  • Swimmers may swim only once in each relay event.
  • Events will be combined men and women. Heats will be seeded slowest to fastest. Relays will be deck seeded.
  • Meet will be limited to the first 100 entries received, due to current COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Deck entries will be accepted at meet director discretion.  
  • Due to time constraints, the 500-yd freestyle was limited to the first 28 entries.
  • If the 500 is full when you register, you may contact the meet director to be placed on a wait list.
  • Relays will be deck entered. Only swimmers entered in the individual meet events are eligible for relays.
  • 200-yd Relays – pick up and turn in entry forms at the officials table. Entries due by the end of Event 1. Relays can be put together as male, female, and mixed. If swimming in a male/female relay, you cannot swim in the mixed relay of that same event. Relay seeind and lane assignments will be posted at the start end of the pool.
  • Coconut Relay – Pick up and turn in entry form at the officials table. Entries due by the end of Event 11. Relays consist of 3 people, and can include any swimmers in the meet – any club, male or female.
  • Competitors may enter up to 5 individual events for a $45 fee, with no charge for relays.
  • Deck entries, if accepted, will be $50 for 5 individual events, with no charge for relays.
  • $18 long sleeve meet tee shirts when pre-ordered BEFORE 1/14/2022. A small amount of tee shirts will be available at the door for $20. Preview the design at https://alexandriamasters.com/tropical-splash/

Meet Directors: 
Stephanie Gauzens and Katie McWilliams
Email: meet@alexandriamasters.com
(202) 540-8064
Current COVID Protocols (as of 12/1/2021):

All swimmers must wear a mask when not in the water
Events (500 Freestyle is limited to the first 28 entries received):

Session 1
Warm-ups start at 7:45 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:45 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 500 Y Free
Session 2 - After 10-minute break
# Sex Event
2 Mixed 200 Y Breast
3 Mixed 100 Y Back
4 Mixed 50 Y Fly
5 Mixed 200 Y IM
6 Mixed 50 Y Breast
7 Mixed 100 Y Free
8 Mixed 200 Y Fly
9 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
Session 3 - After 10-minute break
# Sex Event
10 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
11 Mixed 400 Y IM
12 Mixed 50 Y Back
13 Mixed 200 Y Free
14 Mixed 100 Y Breast
15 Mixed 100 Y Fly
16 Mixed 50 Y Free
17 Mixed 200 Y Back
18 Mixed 100 Y IM
19 Mixed Coconut Relay 150 Y Free Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 1/23/2022.
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