2024 Long Course Summer Splash

Woodlands Masters Swim Team

Saturday, June 29, 2024

USMS Sanction : 254-S004

Woodlands Masters Swim Team

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sat, May 11, 2024
07:15 AM
Thu, Jun 27, 2024
11:59 PM

WMST 2024 Summer Splash Long Course Meet
Shenandoah, TX 77385
Sanctioned By:
Gulf Masters Swimming for United States Masters Swimming, Inc.
Sanction # 254-S004


Documents (underlined when available)
       PSYCH Sheet
       Estimated Timeline
       Split Form Request
       Meet Flyer 
NOTE: As a result of Deck Entries, Heat Sheets will be posted on Meet Mobile and at the Meet

Meet Referee: Claude Humbert

Meet Director: Frank 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, June 29, 2024 — Warm-ups - 9:00 AM; Meet Starts - 10:00 AM

Facilities: Indoor 8 lane non-turbulent pool.  All races are conducted on a 50-meter course.  The length of the competition course is in compliance with and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation.  Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.  

Short course yard warm up lanes will be available in the adjacent course during the meet each day.  Showers and lockers will be available.  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.

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.  Times from this competition will be eligible for USMS records and Top 10 consideration.

Rules: 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 June 29, 2024.  The eligibility of a participant (for seeding purposes) is determined by their age as of December 31, 2024.

Event Time Limit: To qualify for the 800 meter Freestyle distance event, participants must have a qualifying time under 25 minutes.

Conduct of Meet:
Enter the meet using your best long course meters time or estimate for the event – if available, use relatively recent short course times to help with your estimate.  NOTE: Seed times should reasonably reflect participants capabilities.  The Meet Director may, at his discretion, correct, adjust or insert an entry time for any swimmer; he may also elect to run six (6) lanes for the meet to facilitate swimmers’ rest intervals

All events will be timed finals.  All events are mixed, however women and men will be scored separately.  The following events will be seeded fastest to slowest: 400 IM, 400Free, and 800 Free.  All other events will be seeded slowest to fastest. 

Positive check-in is required for all 400 meter and longer events as follows:
Event #1 (Mixed 400 meter IM)....................................................Check-in by 9:15 AM
Event #8 (Mixed 400 meter freestyle)...........................................Check-in by 9:15 AM
Event #16 (Mixed 800 meter freestyle) ........................................Check-in before Event #8

Breaks: There will be a 20 minute officials break after Event #8 (400 M Freestyle).

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

Limit of Events: Each entrant may swim a maximum of 5 individual events.

Registration/ Entry Fees: ONLINE at this ClubAssistant link. Other links are available at www.wmst.net, www.gulfmastersswim.org, or www.usms.org/events.

Deck entries will be accepted 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)

Entry Deadlines/Fees:  
On-line entry received by 11:59 PM June 27 ............................. — $50
Deck entries at the meet by 9:15 AM June 29 ............................ — $65

Age Groups: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, etc.

T-Shirts: Meet T-shirts will be available for $20 each.  They can be preordered (by size) during the online registration (not refundable) process until June 23rd – exchanges may be made on deck, pending availability.  A limited number of shirts will also be available for sale at the meet.  Below is the logo for the T-Shirts.

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, and www.usms.org/comp/meets/meetlist

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

Lodging: Courtyard Marriott, 19225 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, TX 77385  Ph: (936) 273 – 6600.  A number of other nearby hotels are also available.


Warm-ups start at 9:00 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 400 M IM
2 Mixed 100 M Breast
3 Mixed 50 M Back
4 Mixed 200 M Free
5 Mixed 100 M Fly
6 Mixed 50 M Breast
7 Mixed 200 M Back
8 Mixed 400 M Free
9 Mixed 200 M Fly
10 Mixed 100 M Back
11 Mixed 50 M Free
12 Mixed 200 M Breast
13 Mixed 50 M Fly
14 Mixed 100 M Free
15 Mixed 200 M IM
16 Mixed 800 M Free

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

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