2019 Sabine Weiser November Classic - Short Course Meters

Woodlands Masters Swim Team

Saturday, November 9 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

Woodlands Masters Swim Team

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Wed, Aug 14, 2019
12:00 AM
Wed, Nov 6, 2019
11:59 PM

Sanctioned ByGulf Masters Swimming for United States Masters Swimming, Inc.

Hosted ByWoodlands Masters Swim Team

Meet RefereeClaude Humbert  

Meet DirectorFrank Bergfield - c/o WMST, PO Box 7084, The Woodlands, TX 77387
Phone: 936-523-0540  E-mail: fbergfield@hotmail.com

Location: The Conroe Independent School District (CISD) Natatorium (Googlemaps link)
19133 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, Texas 77385

Date & Times
Saturday, November 9, 2019     Warm up - 8:00 AM     Meet Starts - 9:00 AM
  Event #2 to start not earlier than 9:50 AM

Sunday, November 10, 2019     Warm up - 8:00 AM; Events - 9:00 AM
  Event #18/19 to start not earlier than 10:45 AM     
Facilities & Rules: Indoor 8 lane non-turbulent pool. All races conducted on a 25-meter course. Warm up lanes will be available in the adjacent course during the meet each day. Showers and lockers will be available. The length of the competition course is in compliance with and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation that will be done before and after each session. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement. 
This meet is conducted on the grounds of a school district campus. The CISD asks that all swimmers, coaches, and spectators comply with the facility regulations. 

Parking: Plenty of free parking is available adjacent to the Natatorium

Timing: A Daktronics Omnisport 2000 automatic timing and scoring system with touch pads as the primary timing system will be used during the competition. Secondary timing system will be semi-automatic with a minimum of 1 button and 1 digital watch per lane.
Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager software will be used to manage and score the meet.

Rules & Scoring: Current U. S. Masters Swimming Code of Regulations and Rules of Competition will govern this meet. Scoring for individual and relay events shall be in accordance with Rule 103.19.3.

Eligibility: All participants must be registered with U. S. Masters Swimming and must be 18 years old on or before November 9, 2019. The eligibility of a participant (for seeding purposes) is determined by their age as of December 31, 2019.

Event Time Limit: To qualify for the freestyle distance events, participants must meet the following qualifying times: 1500 meter Freestyle under 60 minutes, 800 meter Freestyle under 30 minutes.

Conduct of Meet: Enter the meet using your best short course meters time 
or estimate for the event. The Meet Director may, at his discretion, correct, adjust or insert an entry time for any swimmer. All events will be timed finals. For all events, including relays, women and men will be seeded together by time only, slowest to fastest.

Positive check-in is required for all 400 meter and longer events as follows:
Event #1 - Mixed 800 meter Freestyle        Check-in by 8:15 AM
Event #16 - 400 meter Individual Medley    Check-in before Event #9
Event #17 - Mixed 1500 meter Freestyle    Check-in by 8:15 AM
Event #33 - Mixed 400 meter Freestyle      Check-in before Event #27

Breaks: There will be a 15 minute officials break after the 400 and 200 meter Mixed Free Relay events

Hospitality: Available for Officials, Timers, and Meet Volunteers.

Limit of Events: Each entrant may swim a maximum of 5 individual events and 3 relay events per day.

Registration/Entry Fees: Online (preferred) 
Mail-in entry with current USMS Card, Entry Form, and signed Participant Waiver, and check
(payable to WMST): November Classic, c/o WMST, P.O. Box 7084, The Woodlands, TX 77387
Deck Entry with current USMS Card, Entry Form, signed Participant Waiver. May be paid at
the registration desk via cash, credit card, or check (payable to WMST)

Individual Entry Deadlines/Fees:
• Online entries received by midnight November 3 — $55
• Mail-in entries to be RECEIVED BY October 30 — $55
• Deck entries at the meet by 8:15 AM Saturday/Sunday — $65

Relay Entry Deadlines/Fees:
• Relay entries/fees due on the day of the event — $15 per relay
• 800 meter Mixed Free Relay entry due by 8:30 AM Saturday
• All other Saturday relay entries due by End of Event #3
SUNDAY Relays:
• 800 meter Women’s/Men’s Free Relay entry due by End of Event #17 Heat #1
• All other Sunday relay entries due by End of Event #21

Age Groups
Individual: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, etc.
Relays*: 76-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239, 240-279, 280-319, 320-359, 360-399
*Note: the aggregate age of the four relay team members shall determine the age group

Awards: For individual and relay events 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons will be awarded.

Special Awards: (presented after Event #29)
• Fastest Man and Fastest Woman of 2019 Awards will be presented based on the fastest time in the 50 meter Freestyle event.
• Pentathlon Award for each swimmer completing all of the following events: 50 Fly, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 50 Free, and 100 Individual Medley.

T-Shirts (design shown to the right): Meet T-shirts will be available for $15 each. They can be preordered (by size) during the online registration process. A limited number of shirts will also be available for sale at the meet.

Results: Results, including splits, will be posted at the venue, and online at the following websites:
www.wmst.net/results-and-gallery/results, www.gulfmastersswim.org/GMS/results.cfm, and

Lodging: Courtyard Marriott, 19225 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, TX 77385
Ph: (936) 273-6600

Questions should be directed to Frank Bergfield, Meet Director, fbergfield@hotmail.com, (936) 523-0540

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 800 M Free
2 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
3 Mixed 100 M Fly
4 Mixed 200 M Free
5 Mixed 50 M Breast
6 Women 200 M Medley Relay
7 Men 200 M Medley Relay
8 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
9 Mixed 100 M IM
10 Mixed 200 M Breast
11 Mixed 100 M Back
12 Mixed 50 M Free
13 Women 200 M Free Relay
14 Men 200 M Free Relay
15 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
16 Mixed 400 M IM
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
17 Mixed 1500 M Free
18 Women 800 M Free Relay
19 Men 800 M Free Relay
20 Mixed 200 M Back
21 Mixed 100 M Breast
22 Mixed 50 M Fly
23 Mixed 200 M IM
24 Women 400 M Medley Relay
25 Men 400 M Medley Relay
26 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
27 Mixed 100 M Free
28 Mixed 200 M Fly
29 Mixed 50 M Back
30 Women 400 M Free Relay
31 Men 400 M Free Relay
32 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
33 Mixed 400 M Free

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "WOODLANDS MASTERS SWIM."

Online Registration closed on 11/6/2019.
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