Saturday, March 8, 2014
USMS Sanction: 154-S001
Middle Tennessee State University Masters Swim Club
Swim Meet Registration
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The MTSU Blue Wave Raiders SCY Invitational
Sanctioned by Southeastern Dixie Zone LMSC for United States Masters Swimming, Inc. (“USMS”), Sanction #154-S001
Location: The Middle Tennessee State University Campus Recreation Center Pool address is 1848 Blue Raider Drive. The Campus Recreation Building is located near the intersection of Rutherford Blvd. and MTSU Blvd. The Campus Recreation Center’s phone number is 615-898-5569. On weekends, university parking restrictions are not enforced. Visitors may park in any available space, except handicapped. There is a large lot adjacent to the MTSU Campus Recreation Center accessible from Rutherford Blvd. and MTSU Blvd., next to the softball fields.
Pool: 10 lanes, 25 yards, non-turbulent dividers. Pool depth is 5-13 ft. 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. Daktronics timing system. 8 lanes will be used for competition. Lanes 9 & 10 shall be reserved throughout the meet for continuous warm-up and cool-down. No smoking is permitted in the pool or elsewhere in the MTSU Campus Recreation Center. Some starting blocks are located in lanes with the depth of 5 ft. Swimmers not trained to start in shallow water will be required to sign a waiver.
Schedule & Seeding: Event 1, the 500 freestyle will begin Saturday, March 8, at 9:30 a.m., C.S.T. Warm-up begins at 8:00 a.m. Event 2 will begin no earlier than 10:30 a.m. C.S.T. The meet will probably conclude around 3:00 p.m., with the exception of the 1650 Free. Each event will be seeded, men and women together, in timed finals with the slowest heats first. Swimmers’ with entries “no seed time” indicated, or stating “NO Time” (or “NT”), will be seeded in slower heats. The five heats of the 500 free will be pre-seeded as soon as the heats are filled.
1650 Free Saturday Afternoon: This year, we will offer a 1650 free event Saturday afternoon to the first 32 entrants. Positive check-in required in person at the registration desk by 1:00 p.m. We will seed the event at 1:30 p.m. If there are swimmers who have not checked in by that time, other swimmers on “stand by” will be given their place. If you provide an email address, we will confirm your entry in this event. If you do not have an email address and want confirmation of entry, please send a stamped and self-addressed envelope.
Age: The age reported on your entry form must reflect your actual age as registered with USMS. A swimmer’s age on March 08, 2014, determines his/her age for the meet.
NOTE: Swimmers 18-24 years old competing in U.S.M.S meet may jeopardize their
Entry fee: $35.00 for up to five events. Online meet entry is preferred. Online entry is paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events." Late entries are $40.00. There are NO deck entries for this meet.
Deadlines: Online entries close at midnight central time on March 06, 2014. Paper/mailed entries must be received (NOT postmarked) by March 1, 2014.
Two lanes will be reserved throughout the meet for continuous warm-up and warm-down.
Awards: A trophy will be awarded for the highest combined (men plus women) score. The Team trophy will be awarded to the highest-scoring club. Event ribbons will be awarded for individual swimmers in first through sixth places. Points are awarded 7-5-4-3-2-1 for individual events and 14-10-8-6-4-2 for relays.
Whistle Starts: This meet will employ whistle starts, as required by USMS rules. The referee will blow whistle signals that you will be expected to know. They are as follows:
Signal Backstrokers All Others
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - Session 1 - 500 Free
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:30 AM
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - Session 2 - Events 2-21
Meet Session starts at 10:30 AM
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - Session 3 - 1650 Free
Warm-ups start at 3:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 3:45 PM
|Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."|