Hosted by Alexandria Masters Swimming
Potomac Valley LMSC sanction for US Masters Swimming, Inc. Sanction # 107-S001
Welcome to the 13th Annual Tropical Splash escape from winter meet.
Warm-ups start: 7:45 am.
Meet start: 8:30 am (estimated finish: 1:45 pm).
Weather updates will be posted on the meet web page.
George Washington Rec Center Pool
8426 Old Mt. Vernon Road, Alexandria, Virginia
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 2017 registration.
Swimmers may enter up to 4 individual events.
2017 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.
Online registrations will be available on ClubAssistant software (you are here already!)
Mail in entries will be accepted but must contain a copy of your 2017 USMS registration card.
Mail entries must be received by, Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
Meet will be limited to the first 185 entries received.
No deck entries for individual events will be accepted.
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.
Competitors may enter up to 4 individual events for a $25 fee, with no charge for relays.
$15 meet long sleeve tee shirts when pre-ordered. A small amount of tee shirts will be available at the door for $20.
Preview the design at www.AlexandriaMasters.com.
Custom ribbon awards will be presented to first, second, and third places in individual events
Results will be posted online at www.AlexandriaMasters.com
Printed results will be available by mail for $2 if requested
1. 500-yd Freestyle*
2. 200-yd Individual Medley
3. 100-yd Backstroke
4. 50-yd Breaststroke
5. 100-yd Freestyle
6. 200-yd Backstroke
7. 50-yd Butterfly
8. 100-yd Breaststroke
9. 200-yd Freestyle Relay deck entered
10. 200-yd Medley Relay deck entered
11. 200-yd Butterfly
12. 100-yd Individual Medley
13. 200-yd Freestyle
14. 50-yd Backstroke
15. 100-yd Butterfly
16. 200-yd Breaststroke
17. 50-yd Freestyle
18. 400-yd Individual Medley
19. 150-yd Coconut Relay deck entered
* 500 freestyle is limited to the first 28 entries received
From Interstate 95/495 Capital Beltway: (additional directions & map are at www.AlexandriaMasters.com)
Take “Route 1 South Ft. Belvoir” exit in Alexandria
Go 4.5 miles, turn left onto Route 235 Mt. Vernon Highway
Go 0.5 mile, bear right at the fork in the road onto Route 623 Old Mt. Vernon Road
After 0.3 mile, turn right into the entrance drive across from the high school stadium