Sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming, Inc. for USMS, Inc. Sanction #384-S014
Location: College of San Mateo & San Mateo Athletic Club, 1700 W Hillsdale Blvd. Building 5
From Hwy 280: take Hwy 92 east towards San Mateo, West Hillsdale Blvd. exit. Turn left at signal and proceed uphill through 2nd traffic light. Turn right onto campus at College Heights Drive.
From Hwy 101: take Hwy 92 west towards Half Moon Bay, West Hillsdale Blvd exit. Turn right and proceed uphill through the traffic light. Turn right onto campus at College Heights Drive.
The Aquatic Center pool is adjacent to the Health and Wellness Building 5, located up College Heights Drive on the right next to circular drop-off. Signs will be posted to direct you to pool entrance.
Parking: Do not park in Olympian Lot 12 or any Staff parking lots. Ample free parking is available on campus in Beethoven Lot 2 on Saturday and Sunday. Friday parking is $2; pay at permit machines in the parking lot. Click here for Campus map.
Course: Outdoor. Competition pool is 50 meters, 8 lanes will be used for competition. The Instructional pool is 25 yards, 6 lanes and will be available for warm ups. 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.
Time: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Check-in and warm-up at 7:00 a.m. Meet starts at 8:30 a.m.
You must check-in each day, and have checked in 45 minutes prior to the estimated start of your event or you will be scratched! However, the check-in deadline for the first event each day is 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the meet.
Rules: 2014 USMS Rules will govern this meet. You must be 2014 USMS registered. Maximum of 5 events per day, 7 events for three-day meet, excluding relays. This meet is long course meters. To convert SC yards times to LC meters times conversion tables can be found at swiminfo.com.
Age Groups: Individual events: 18-24, 25-29, etc. Relay events based on sum of the four swimmers' ages, 72-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, etc. Age is determined by your age on December 31, 2014.
Online Entries: Enter this meet online on Club Assistant software. You will receive immediate confirmation of acceptance via email.
Online Entry Deadline: Online entries must be submitted by Friday, June 20, 11:59 pm. No entries accepted after that time.
Online Entry Fee: 1 event: $18; 2-4 events: $38; 5-7 events: $43. Your credit card will be charged by ‘ClubAssistant.com Events’ for this meet. (No refunds). Bring a copy of your entry confirmation with you to the meet.
Mail Entries: US Mail entries must be on Consolidated Entry Form. If you would like proof of entry, please enclose SASE. Mail your check made out to SMAC, consolidated entry form, and 2014 USMS registration photocopy to:
San Mateo Athletic Club
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402
Mailed Entry Deadline: Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and/or received no later than Monday, June 16, 2014.
Mailed Entry Fee: 1 event: $18; 2-4 events: $38; 5-7 events: $43. (no refunds)
Relay Fees: $6 per relay.
Relays: Deck entered on yellow relay cards. Swimmers may swim only once in each relay event. Cards must show correct first and last names and correct age for each swimmer. The cards must show the order of the swimmers.
Seeding: Individual events up to 200 meters will be deck seeded from slowest to fastest. Individual events 400 meters and longer will be deck seeded from fastest to slowest. Women and men will be seeded together for the 400, 800, and 1500 freestyle. All events will be swum one per-lane. For the distance events, swimmers need to provide a lap counter and someone to turn the lap counter.
Snack Bar: A full snack bar will be open during the meet.
Service Animals: Please contact the meet director by June 20, 2014, if you require the use of a service animal. Animals other than service animals will not be permitted on deck at the venue.
Meet Director: Jim Stretch (415) 297-0059 firstname.lastname@example.org
Referee: Peter Guadagni
Scoring: Individual events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (eight places). Relays: 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2 for each age group. *NOTE* Only two relay teams per club may score per age group of a relay.
Awards: Ribbons will be presented to first through eighth place finishers. High point awards for each gender and age group. Team trophies will be awarded to the top teams in each PacMasters team size division.
Program: A program listing the psych sheets for each event will be available for $5 at the meet.
Timing: SMM will provide two timers per lane during the meet.
Accommodations: Contact Meet Director for an email or fax list of accommodations.