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2015 Del Valle Open Water Festival (USMS)

Tri Valley Masters

Saturday, June 13 - Sunday, June 14, 2015

USMS Sanction : pending

Tri Valley Masters Swimming

Open Water Registration

USMS

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Feb 10, 2015
07:30 PM
Thu, Jun 11, 2015
11:59 PM
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This is the US Masters Registration Page -- Youth Swimmers register here


Saturday, June 13, 2015 Del Valle 5k/10k Open Water Swims


Race Start/Cutoff Times The 10km swim starts at 8:00 A.M. / 5km swim begins at 8:10 A.M. There will be one wave for the 10km and one wave for the 5km race. Race start times are approximate. Cutoff time will be 12:00 P.M. for both races.  10km swimmers not passing turn buoy 6 after their third lap 3 hours from the start will be directed to swim to shore from turn buoy 6.  Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 A.M.  The waves will be denoted by different color caps and start 10 minutes apart.  

Course/Feeding: The 10km race will be four loops of a 2.5 km course.  The 5km race will be two loops. A feeding station will be provided in the water at the 2.5km marker (start buoys) with water, electrolyte replacement and energy gel.  Individual escort kayaks are not allowed.

Conditions/Safety: Expected water temperature: 67-73 degrees. Each course is patrolled by safety craft. Participants should be adequately trained for open water swims of this length. Previous experience in similar water conditions is highly recommended. All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap and follow all USMS rules. Warm-up in designated roped in swim area only–swimming outside of this area for warm up will result in disqualification.

Awards: USMS 10km National Championship - Medals will be given to the first 10 finishers in each sex/age in the Category 1 (non-wetsuit division) (19-24, 25-29, etc).  Only swimmers in Cat. I are eligible for the National Championship. National Championship patch for age group winners. 5km Swim - Medals will be given to the first 3 finishers in each sex/age in the non-wetsuit division (19-24, 25-29, etc). Category 2 (Wetsuit Division): Medals will be given to the first 3 men and the first 3 women in the wetsuit division in each race. Wetsuits will be allowed in a separate wetsuit division and be given official times. Preliminary results for both races will be posted on site 30 min after the last swimmer in the 10km race finishes.

Official results will be posted on www.trivalleymasters.com, and www.pacificmasters.org   (See USA Swimming Entry Form for Details of USA Swimming Races)


Entry Fees for 5k and 10k:

Pre-race                           $75

Race day registration for 5k only, and only if race limit is not met.  There is no race day registration for the 10k.   5k race day registration cost: $85.

Pre-order:         T-shirt  $10.  We will have a women's cut this year.  Limited quantities available race day for $15
5k/10k combined race participant entries limited to 350 total swimmers. Online and race day registration will be closed when this limit is met.  
Online processing fee of $4.00 waived on all online entries prior to 11:59PM on 5/13/15. 
Online registration for the 10k closes 11:59PM on 5/30/2015
Online registration for the 5k closes 11:59pm on 6/11/2015 or when max capacity is reached.
NO REFUNDS

Sunday, June 14, 2015, 1-Mile & 2.5km Open Water Swims

Race Start/Cutoff Times: The 1-mile swim begins at 8:30 A.M. and the 2.5km swim begins at 10:00 A.M. Race start times are approximate. Cutoff times are 50 minutes for the 1mile swim and 90 minutes for the 2.5km swim. Registration is from 6:45 to 9:15 A.M. Registration for the 1mile race will close at 8:00AM. Swimmers will be seeded in waves fast to slow.  “No Time” entries will be seeded in the slowest wave.  Wetsuits will be seeded in a separate wave. The waves will be denoted by different color caps and start 5-10 minutes apart.

Awards: USMS 1-Mile National Championship - Medals will be given to the first 10 finishers in each sex/age in the Category 1 (non-wetsuit division) (19-24, 25-29, etc).  Only swimmers in Cat. I are eligible for the National Championship.  National Championship patch for age group winners. 2.5km Swim - Medals will be given to the first 3 finishers in each sex/age in the non-wetsuit division (19-24, 25-29, etc). Category 2 (Wetsuit Division): Medals will be given to the first 3 men and the first 3 women in the wetsuit division in each race. Wetsuits will be allowed in a separate wetsuit division and be given official times. Preliminary results for both races will be posted on site 30 min after the last swimmer in the 2.5km race finishes.

Official results will be posted on www.trivalleymasters.com and www.pacificmasters.org.  

Conditions/Safety: Expected water temperature: 67-73 degrees. Each course is patrolled by safety craft. Participants should be adequately trained for open water swims of this length. Previous experience in similar water conditions is highly recommended. All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap and follow all USMS rules. Warm-up in designated roped in swim area only–swimming outside of this area for warm up will result in disqualification.


Entry Fees for 1k and 2.5k:

Pre-race                           $40 for one; $50 for both

Race day registration:      $55 for one; $65 for both

Pre-order:         T-shirt  $10.  We will have a women's cut this year.  Limited quantities available race day for $15
Online processing fee of $4.00 waived on all online entries prior to 11:59PM on 5/13/15. 
Online registration for 1-mile and 2.5k closes 11:59PM on 6/11/15
NO REFUNDS

Online event registrations are paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events".


Eligibility – These events are open to registered USMS and USAS swimmers.


Contact Information Race Director: Bill McCracken, mccracmiler@pacbell.net, (925) 216-7918

Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."

Online Registration closed on 6/11/2015.


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