USMS Sanction : 382-W001
|Swimmer Registration||Mon, Mar 7, 2022 12:00 PM||Wed, Jun 1, 2022 11:59 PM|
This competition is limited to the first 500 entrants.
Currently there are 493 entrants.
NOTE: T-shirts are sold out as of 1 PM, 6/1/22
DAM's Annual Lake Berryessa Swim is one of the longest running open water swim events in America. Started in 1981 as a friendly lake swim, this event now attracts over 500 swimmers each year to the shores of Lake Berryessa.
Location: Steele Canyon Campground, Steele Canyon Road, Lake Berryessa, Napa, CA (map)
Course: 1-mile and 2-mile looped courses in a freshwater lake. 1 loop for 1 mile swim, and 2 loops for 2 mile swim. See course maps at bottom of page.
Host: Davis Aquatic Masters. Race Director: Kim Elsbach, email@example.com
Meet Referee: Kate Stephensen (USMS certified).
Event website: https://www.damfast.org/Lake-Berryessa-Swim
Sanction: The adult races are sanctioned by Pacific Masters Swimming for USMS, Inc. (Sanction #382-W001)
Conditions/Safety: Expected water temperature is 65-70 degrees. Course is patrolled by safety craft. Individual escorts are not allowed. All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap and follow all USMS Open Water rules. Mandatory safety briefings will be held at 8:50 am and at 11:00 am at the information kiosk. The Event Safety Plan will be posted at the registration desk on race day and is available prior to race day by request from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start: Deep water, wave starts (see below). Finish: Onshore.
Cutoff times: For 2 mile events, 2 hours after wave start. For 1 mile events, 1 hour after wave start. Safety craft will remove swimmers who fall short of the cutoff times.
Seed Times for Start Waves: Entrants will provide estimated 1650 yd or 1500 meter pool time to be used to seed start waves. Those in Category 2 (wetsuit division) need not include a seed time.
Eligibility: This event is open to USMS registered swimmers or members of an equivalent organization (for foreign swimmers). To register for the event, you must provide proof of current membership. You may register for a USMS One-Day Event Membership (OEVT) during the online entry.
Entries: Online entry is provided by Club Assistant software (you are here now!).
Entry Deadline: Online registration closes Wednesday, June 1st at 11:59 PM (Eastern time). NO paper entries and NO race-day entries. NO race-day category swaps (you cannot change from wetsuit to non-wetsuit (or vice-versa) on race day). NO race-day race swaps (you cannot change from the 2 mile to the 1 mile race (or vice versa) on race day). You may always withdraw from a race on race day.
NOTE: To ensure you receive a t-shirt in your desired size, you must enter by May 1, 2022 (see below for t-shirt design). T-shirt purchase is available on registration page. T-shirts are sold out as of 1 PM, 6/1/22
$50.00 1-mile swim
$50.00 2-mile swim
$75.00 Both swims
$5.00 Club Assistant Processing Fee
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online entry is paid by credit card to "DAVIS AQUATIC MASTERS".
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Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "DAVIS AQUATIC MASTERS."
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