Sanctioned by: Ozark Local Masters Swimming Committee for USMS, Inc.
Sponsored by: St. Louis Area Masters Swimming, Inc. (SLAM)
Location: Marquette High School, 2351 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-7122
Venue: 8 Lane Competition pool equipped with non-turbulent dividers; six lanes will be used for competition; one lane will be available for warm-up/down. Colorado Automatic Timing System; times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and is on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
Eligibility: Persons at least eighteen/18 years of age on March 22, 2020 & all levels of swimming ability are welcome. 2020 USMS registration is required & online at www.usms.org -- we are in Ozark LMSC. One-Event USMS registration (OEVT) for $20 is allowed, but OEVT-USMS registration is restricted to this meet only. OEVT swimmers may neither represent a Club nor swim on relays. OEVT swimmers’ times are not submitted to the USMS times database & are not recognized for records or Top Ten consideration. Meet Entry Fees are paid in addition to the $20 OEVT registration fee.
Conduct: 2020 USMS rules are in effect. Individual event limit is 5 per day, 10 per meet (excluding relays). ALL Events are timed finals with mixed gender heats and will be seeded slowest to fastest. Swimmers are responsible for reporting to the blocks on time in their heat and lane for each event. During warm-up/down, swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. Diving is permitted only in designated lanes. Unattached swimmers are listed as “UC- (LMSC#)” and are not eligible to swim on relays.
Relays: All relays are deck entered and seeded; official relay entry cards require: swimmers’ names, in order, plus age and sex; fully completed cards are accepted at the timing console table per the deadline listed below. Official relay cards are available at check-in & by download at OzarkLMSC.org. Unattached swimmers cannot swim on relays. Relay age groups are: 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, etc & for each team is determined by the youngest swimmer’s age. Individuals may swim for only one relay team in each relay event.
« Relay Event #s 3, 8, 14, 17 & 27 - relay teams are 4 MEN or4 WOMEN « Relay Event #s 2, 13, 18, 23 & 28 - relay teams are MIXED (2 MEN and 2 WOMEN)
ü Please indicate on your online meet registration which relays (if any) you would be interested in swimming.
Fees: ONLINE ENTRY ONLY via registration link at OZARKLMSC.ORG to Club Assistant ®Swimmers participating only on relays must register online for the meet, then deck enter relays. $30 One Day Fee $40 Two Day Fee
Entry DEADLINES:8 INDIVIDUAL ENTRY ONLINE ONLY Â RELAY ENTRY ON DECK ONLY
ÂRelay Deck Entry Deadline - Saturday, March 21 Event: 2 & 3 @ 1:30 pm and 8, 13 & 14 @ 2:30 pm ÂRelay Deck Entry Deadline - Sunday, March 22 Event: 17 & 18 @ 9:00 am and 23, 27 & 28 @10:00 am Á Positive Check-in Deadline - Sunday, March 22 for Event #15 (1000Y) & #16 (1650Y) @ 8:30 am
6No extra rest is provided between Event #15 & #16
Meet Director: Lori Payne email@example.com 314-518-8844
Ozark LMSC Membership Meeting:A brief meeting of the Ozark LMSC general membership will be held during the 15-minute break between Event #7 & #8 on Saturday. All Ozark LMSC members are urged to be attentive and vote on the important issues to be decided at this meeting, such as 2021 Ozark LMSC membership fee, specifically addressing the 2021 USMS Unified Fee Proposal. The agenda is available at www.ozarkLMSC.org.
SLAM Membership Meeting:A brief meeting of the SLAM general membership will be held during the 15-minute break between Event #22 & #23 on Sunday. All SLAM members are urged to be attentive at this time and vote on such issues as election of officers and the 2021 SLAM Club fee. More information at swimSLAM.org.
*2020 Breadbasket Zone Virtual Meet: Results from the 2020 Ozark LMSC SCY Championship meet may be entered into a “Breadbasket Zone Virtual Meet” results-file that combines results from State or Championship meets from LMSCs in the Breadbasket Zone. (*Pending)
Driving Directions: From Interstate 64, going east or west, take Exit 19 B south onto Clarkson Rd (MO-340). Drive about 2.5 miles south on Clarkson Rd. Marquette High School is on the right (west). The pool is located in the north wing.
Social: Meet-up with other swimmers; Saturday, March 21 at 5:00 pm after the meet session! The social location will be announced at the meet.