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2017 November Classic - Short Course Meters

Saturday, November 11 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Woodlands Masters Swim Team

Swim Meet Registration

Registration Schedule

It is now 8:16 AM CT on Sunday, November 19, 2017.
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Sanctioned By
Gulf Masters Swimming for United States Masters Swimming, Inc.

Hosted By
Woodlands Masters Swim Team

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, November 11, 2017     Warm up - 8:00 AM     Meet Starts - 9:00 AM
 Event #2 to start no earlier than 11:00 AM

Sunday, November 12, 2017     Warm up - 8:00 AM; Events - 9:00 AM          
                                                                                     
Facilities:
Indoor 8 lane 50-meter pool with non-turbulent racing lanes.  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 meet will be operated using a Daktronics Timing System and Meet Manager software. 

The length of the competition course is in compliance 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. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and Records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement. 

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 manual-electronic with 1 button and 1 digital watch per lane. Hy-Tek's Meet Manager software will be used to manage and score the meet. 

Rules
Current United States Masters Swimming technical rules and code of regulations will govern this meet.

Eligibility:
All participants must be registered with United States Masters Swimming. Competitors must be 18 years of age on or before November 11, 2017. The eligibility of a participant (for seeding purposes) is determined by their age as of December 31, 2017. 

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 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 1500 meter freestyle) Check-in by 8:15 AM
Event #13 (Mixed 400 meter freestyle) Check-in before Event #9
Event #17 (400 meter Individual Medley) Check-in by 8:15 AM
Event #33 (Mixed 800 meter freestyle) Check-in before Event #27

There will be a 20 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:
On-time entry (online entry and/or paper entry received by November 6):  $55.
Deck entries, with 2017 USMS card (by 8:15 am Saturday, 8:15 am Sunday):  $65.  

RELAYS: Fees per relay are payable with entry(ies) on the day of the event. $12
Saturday:
800 meter mixed free relay entries are due by the end of Event #1, Heat #2
All other Saturday, November 11th relay entries are due by the end of Event #3
Sunday:
800 meter mens/womens free relay entries are due by 8:30 AM
All other Sunday, November 12th relay entries are due by the end of Event #21

Paper entry fees must be made payable to "WMST" and sent with the Entry Form to:
Frank Bergfield, Meet Director, c/o WMST, PO Box 7084, The Woodlands, TX 77387

Deck entry and relay fees must be made payable to "WMST" or paid in cash.

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

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

Results:
Results will be posted electronically on the Woodlands Masters Swim Team website at www.wmst.net and the Gulf Masters Swimming website at www.gulfmastersswimming.org, and at www.usms.org.
           
Parking
Plenty of free parking is available adjacent to the Natatorium.

Lodging
Courtyard Marriott, 19255 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, Texas 77385 - 936-273-6600
Holiday Inn, 19333 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, TX 77385 - 281-298-2800
                                  
Facility Rules
This meet is conducted on the grounds of a school district campus.  The CISD asks that all swimmers, spectators, and coaches comply with the facility regulations.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1500 M Free
2 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
3 Mixed 50 M Fly
4 Mixed 100 M Free
5 Mixed 200 M IM
6 Women 200 M Medley Relay
7 Men 200 M Medley Relay
8 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
9 Mixed 200 M Back
10 Mixed 100 M Breast
11 Mixed 50 M Back
12 Mixed 200 M Fly
13 Mixed 400 M Free
14 Women 200 M Free Relay
15 Men 200 M Free Relay
16 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
17 Mixed 400 M IM
18 Women 800 M Free Relay
19 Men 800 M Free Relay
20 Mixed 50 M Free
21 Mixed 100 M Fly
22 Mixed 50 M Breast
23 Mixed 200 M Free
24 Women 400 M Medley Relay
25 Men 400 M Medley Relay
26 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
27 Mixed 200 M Breast
28 Mixed 100 M Back
29 Mixed 100 M IM
30 Women 400 M Free Relay
31 Men 400 M Free Relay
32 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
33 Mixed 800 M Free

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Online Registration closed on 11/6/2017.
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