USMS Sanction : 143-S007
|Swimmer Registration||Wed, May 3, 2023 06:00 AM||Wed, Jul 5, 2023 11:59 PM|
2023 SPM Long Course Championship
Sanctioned by the Florida LMSC for USMS Inc.
Date & Time: Saturday and Sunday, July 8–9, 2023
Saturday, July 8, 2023
Warm-ups start at 9:00 a.m. Meet session starts at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, July 9, 2023
Warm-ups start at 7:00 a.m. Meet session starts at 7:30 a.m.
Facilities: North Shore Pool is located at 901 North Shore Drive NE, in St. Petersburg, FL. A maximum of 8 lanes will be seeded for all events. (Ten (10) lanes will be used for the 1500 M free on Sunday morning.) The primary timing system will be automatic timing (Colorado Timing Systems). The official times from this meet may be submitted for world records, USMS national records, and USMS Top 10 times consideration. The length of the 50-meter competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1.
Eligibility & Rules: Current USMS rules will govern the meet. All participants must be age 18 or older and be currently registered members of U.S. Masters Swimming. Foreign swimmers must provide proof of current membership in their country's Masters Swimming governing body.
Individual Events: In-person check in required (no text or email check in) 30 mins in advance for the 1500 M free, 400 M IM, and 400 M free. These 3 events will be mixed men and women timed finals.
All events will be seeded from slow to fast. Those swimming the 1500 M free will need to supply their own counter person and timer.
The 1500 M free is limited to the first 40 entries (4 heats of 10 swimmers). The 400 M free and the 400 M IM are limited to the first 40 entries (5 heats of 8 swimmers).
Split Requests: The 800 M Free split will be submitted for every swimmer completing the 1500 M free and recording an electronic split at the 800 M mark. Other electronic splits may be requested in writing by the swimmer per USMS rules noted on the USMS split notification form. Split requests must be submitted to the Meet Referee PRIOR TO the swim.
Relays: Relays will be deck entered and seeded prior to each race. All relay swimmers must be registered for the meet (pay the meet surcharge and sign the meet waiver). Mixed relays consist of 2 women and 2 men.
Entries: Cost for the meet is $35 for one day or $65 for two days, which includes up to five (5) events per day. Swimmers may swim a maximum of five (5) individual events per day PLUS relays. Cost per relay is $5.00. (Relay entry fees must be paid at the time of the team’s relay entry is submitted.)
Online entries required. Online registrations paid with a credit card will reflect a charge from “STPETEMASTERS.ORG.”
Any questions, contact the Meet Director, Brooke Bowman, at SPMswimmeets@gmail.com
Deadline: Meet entries must be completed online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. No late entries are accepted. Meet entry fees are non-refundable, after the entry deadline, and non-transferable. (Meet entry fees are refundable prior to the entry deadline, minus a $6 service fee.)
Scoring & Awards: Individual High Point awards for 1st place in all age groups for those who swim at least 6 individual events. Scoring 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for individuals.
Warmups: Except for lanes designated for one-way starts, you must enter the warmup lanes feet first (no diving from the side). No equipment (paddles, snorkels, fins, pull buoys, etc.) is allowed during warmups. On Sunday, there will be no break after the 1500 free; we will go right into the next event. This is because the small pool will be open and available for warmup on Sunday morning.
Psych sheet: Will be available on-line at www.midnightsports.com by mid-week prior to the meet.
Heat sheet: Will be available online at www.midnightsports.com by mid-week prior to the meet. Please print before you arrive. Heat sheets will be posted in designated areas for swimmers.
Meet Director: Brooke Bowman, SPMswimmeets@gmail.com
|1||Mixed||(limit: 40 entrants)||400 M||Free|
|2||Women||800 M||Free Relay|
|3||Men||800 M||Free Relay|
|8||Mixed||400 M||Medley Relay|
|17||Mixed||(limit: 40 entrants)||400 M||IM|
|18||Women||400 M||Medley Relay|
|19||Men||400 M||Medley Relay|
|20||Mixed||(limit: 40 entrants)||1500 M||Free|
|21||Mixed||800 M||Free Relay|
|28||Mixed||400 M||Free Relay|
|37||Women||400 M||Free Relay|
|38||Men||400 M||Free Relay|
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "STPETEMASTERS.ORG."
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