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YMCA MASTERS NATIONAL MEET
April 11-14, 2019
Approved and hosted by the YMCA Swimming and Diving Operations Council.
Recognized by Florida LMSC for United States Masters Swimming, Inc.
Conducted at the Rosen Aquatic Center, Orlando, FL
8422 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
A 16-lane championship course.
Separate warm-up/warm down lanes available throughout the meet.
Colorado Timing System will be used as the primary time, with a backup and a watch time on each lane.
There is more than ample stadium seating for those who wish to use it.
Current “Rules That Govern YMCA Competitive Sports” will apply.
Current USMS technical rules will apply unless otherwise noted in this meet information.
Note the eligibility stated below overrides eligibility rule in Rules that Govern YMCA Competitive Sports.
Swimmers with hearing or sight concerns should confer with the starter/referee prior to their events in order that assistance may be provided. Swimmers with physical disabilities may assume a starting position prior to other participants in a heat.
YMCA - Every athlete MUST be a current member of the YMCA that they are representing, and that membership must be effective March 15, 2019, through April 14, 2019.
A swimmer must be an amateur athlete in the competitive season in swimming and be age 18 or older on the last day of the meet.
All swimmers are strongly encouraged to have a physical examination/medical evaluation prior to competing in the meet.
USMS - You do not have to be a USMS member, but the entry program will ask for your number if you have one.
CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE
--Check the website for correct wording.
--The athlete must inform the YMCA that they need the Certificate of Insurance.
YMCA TEAMS THAT DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENT WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SWIM AT THE MEET.
Each team, consisting of one or more individuals, must submit a “Certificate of Liability Insurance” from their YMCA in the minimum amount of $1,000,000/$2,000,000. The certificate must name the YMCA of the USA as the Certificate Holder (see sample).
The “Certificate of Liability Insurance” must be sent directly to the YMCA of the USA as soon as possible, but no later than April 9, 2019. Send it to:
YMCA of the USA
Attn: Sam Mars
101 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
You will be asked for an electronic signature twice in the entry process.
One signature is the liability release that was always on the paper entry form
You will also be asked for an electronic signature verifying that your membership is current and will be current through April 14, 2019.
Every entrant pays a $35.00 registration Fee. In addition, they pay $8.50 for each individual swim event.
A swimmer may enter no more than five (5) individual events per day, and no more than twelve (12) individual events for the entire meet.
Individual Event Entry Fee - $8.50
A swimmer’s age group is determined by that swimmer’s age on the last day of the meet, April 14, 2019. Age groups to be contested are as follows: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, and 100+.
There are no qualifying time standards for this meet. A swimmer should enter his/her best achieved time for each event entered. An entry time of “NO TIME” will NOT be accepted.
A swimmer interested in USMS records must submit a current USMS membership number. The entry program will ask for that information.
All members of a relay must be from the same YMCA in order to compete. Women’s relays must consist of four women. Men’s relays must consist of four men. Mixed relays may be made up of two women and two men or three women and one man. Mixed relays going for a USMS record must be two women and two men. All relay competitors must be on the roster March 15, 2019. Relays going for a USMS record must be registered on the same USMS team.
Relay Event Entry Fee $20.00
Teams wishing to enter relays prior to the meet may submit them by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coaches will be able to see their team roster on Club Assistant
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER BEFORE THEY CAN SWIM IN THE MEET. Heat sheets and tickets for the social will be distributed at registration. Coaches may also pick up their relay cards at registration.
Registration will be conducted at Rosen Aquatic Complex from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Wednesday, and registration will continue Thursday through Sunday from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM (or until the conclusion of competition).
All pools – competition and warm-up warm-down areas are reserved for participants in the 2019 YMCA Masters meet.
Wednesday – 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thursday-Sunday: 7:00 AM-end of session
Warm-Up/Warm-Down lanes will be specified
The meet starts at 8:00 AM each day
Any swimmer failing to report to the proper lane in the correct heat of an event shall be scratched from that event and shall not be permitted to swim that event at another time.
SCORING & AWARDS
AWARDS WILL NOT BE MAILED
Medals will be awarded for 1st through 8th place in both individual and relay events.
THERE WILL BE A CHAMPIONSHIP PATCH FOR FIRST PLACE WINNERS.
LIMIT: One patch per person.
PICK UP AWARDS PROMPTLY. Medals that have not been picked up will not be mailed.
Important: Awards will close 20 minutes after the conclusion of the last event. Do not leave the site and come back to pick up awards. The medals will be packed up and we can no longer access them.
Team awards will be given to the first place men’s team, first place women’s team, and first through fifth place combined teams.
YMCA records are posted on the website. Records for each event will be updated automatically. Lead-off splits of relays will be automatic. Initial splits will be recognized if you stop at the starter’s podium on your course and fill in the information on the spreadsheet.
Relay splits are not automatic. (They will need to be requested.) Initial splits can be requested by seeing the referee on each pool.
They will keep a list on the clipboard which will be turned in to the scoring room.
Ample free parking at the facility.
Final results will be posted in a printable format on the website www.ymcaswimminganddiving.org.
Results will also be found on SwimPhone and Meet Mobile.
Please use the reservation link below or contact the hotel directly to make your hotel reservations. Mention that you are with the YMCA Masters Nationals to secure the group rate. You will need a credit card to hold your reservation.
Reservation Link: https://pse.tournamenthotels.com/pse/Event/2331
Reservation Deadline: Monday, March 8, 2019
|203||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|213||Women||400 Y||Free Relay|
|214||Men||400 Y||Free Relay|
|303||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|304||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|315||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|316||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|403||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."