Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic 14

RSJ Event Specialists Meets

Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16, 2022

USMS Sanction : 142-S006

RSJ Event Specialists Meets

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Wed, May 4, 2022
03:00 PM
Mon, Oct 10, 2022
05:00 PM

SANCTIONED BY:  The Florida LMSC for USMS, Inc.

HOSTED BY:  RSJ Event Specialists, LLC

TYPE OF MEET:  25-meter timed finals

Session 1, Friday, October 14
---Warm-up 2 pm,  Meet Start 3 pm

Session 2, Saturday, October 15
---Warm-up 8 am, Meet Start 9 am                                                                                               
Session 3, Sunday, October 16
---Lucky's Lake Swim 7 am  (optional separate event, not part of swim meet; see information below)                
---Pool Warm-up 9:30 am, Meet Start 10:30 am

LOCATION:  Rosen Aquatic Center, 8422 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819

FACILITY:  Eight-lane, 25-meter SCM competition pool.  Warmup and warm-down available (in 25-yard course).

POOL LENGTH CERTIFICATION:  The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1.

TIMING SYSTEM:  Colorado timing system with scoreboard.  The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times can be submitted for world records, USMS records, and USMS Top 10 consideration.

ELIGIBILITY:  Current USMS rules will govern the meet. All meet 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.  Sunday morning Lake Swim is open to anyone age 18 and over.

COMPETITION AGE:  Competition age is determined by the athlete’s age on December 31, 2022.

SEEDING:  Times will be seeded Short Course Meters.  No conversions by meet management.  Please enter times for SCM.  ALL EVENTS WILL BE SWUM SLOWEST TO FASTEST.

AUTOMATIC SPLIT RECORDING:  Automatic split recording (USMS Rule 103.18.2 A& B) will be performed by the officials for relay leadoff splits, provided the split time is available from the automatic (primary) timing system.  Other splits may be requested in writing by the swimmer per USMS rules noted on the USMS split notification form.  Split times will be taken from the automatic (primary) timing system where available and will only be taken from backup (stopwatch) times if the swimmer made arrangements for watch split times to be recorded.  Split request forms must be submitted to the Meet Referee by the end of the meet, except for backstroke split requests which must be submitted PRIOR TO the swim.

SCRATCHES:  No penalty for scratching on the block.

ENTRY LIMITS:  Five (5) individual events per day, plus relays.  No limit to the number of relays entered; indicate as “A”, “B”, “C”, etc.  Swimmers over-entered will be removed from their last event on each day over-entered.  The 800 Free will be limited to the first 40 entrants.

ONLINE ENTRIES:  Online entries are accepted with credit card payment (Visa, MC, Discover, AMEX).  Please note that your credit card will be charged by “RSJ EVENT SPECIALISTS” for this meet registration.  

ENTRY DEADLINE:  All entries must be received by MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, at 5:00pm.  Please note that the 800 Free event is limited to the first 40 entries!  Alternates will be placed after scratches!

•    $25.00 Facility Charge plus $7.00 per event, payable during online entry
•    Relays are $10.00 per relay, paid at the meet

RELAY ENTRIES:  All relays will be deck-entered on relay entry forms available at the meet (or here).  RELAY ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY EMAIL.  Final relay entry deadlines are as follows (relays may be submitted the days before they are swum, too):
Relays Firm Deck-Entry Deadline
Fri (M-W 800 FR, Mix 400 Med) 3:30pm  Friday, October 14
Sat (M-W 400 Med, Mix 200 FR, M-W 200 Med, Mix 800 FR 9:00am  Saturday, October 15
Sun (Mix 400 FR) 9:30am  Sunday, October 16
Sun (Mix 200 Med, M-W 200 FR, M-W 400 FR 10:30am  Sunday, October 16

Relays will be seeded after the deck entry deadline.  Relay fees ($10.00 per relay) must be paid with submission of relay entries.

CHECK-IN:  Swimmers are considered checked-in for all individual events (200 meters or shorter).  Swimmers in distance events (400 meters or longer) will be seeded at the time the meet closes or the entry limit is reached.  A wait list will be established after the entry limit is reached on a first come first served basis.  To be added to the wait list, email Scott Bay with your name, event, entry time and club.  IF YOU ARE SCRATCHING A DISTANCE EVENT, PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP.  Empty lanes will also be filled with wait listed swimmers the day of each event where possible.  

800 FREE and 400 FREE EVENTS:  Please provide your own counter for these events.

SUNDAY MORNING 1500 METER SWIM:  The 1500-meter swim will be held at Lucky’s Lake Swim.  This is a SEPARATE registration and NOT USMS-SANCTIONED.  It is open to anyone.  For your convenience, if you are entering the Rowdy meet, you may pay for the Lucky Swim during your meet registration (be sure to check the box for the optional $35 merchandise item).  For those not entering the Rowdy meet, click here or go to to sign up for the Lucky Swim.

•    Individual:  20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
•    Relays are double points

•    Individual and Relay events:  1st through 3rd place:  Medals; 4th through 8th place:  Ribbons
•    Age-Group High Point Awards

Head Referee:  Bob Turner Chief Stroke & Turn:  Mica Lill
Starter:  TBD Head Marshall:  TBD
Admin Official (Computer): Scott Rabalais Meet Director:  Jillian Wilkins/Scott Bay

RULES:  Current USMS Swimming Rules and Regulations will govern the meet.

Official Website:
Scott Bay:
Jillian Wilkins:  407-415-9720

HOTELS:  Please see official meet website,, for updated hotel information.

Friday, October 14, 2022 - Session 1 - Friday Evening
Warm-ups start at 2:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 3:00 PM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 7:00 PM
# Sex Event
101 Mixed (provide your own counter) 800 M Free
103 Mixed (begins after 30-min break) 400 M IM
105 Women 25 M Breast
106 Men 25 M Breast
107 Women 800 M Free Relay
108 Men 800 M Free Relay
109 Women 25 M Fly
110 Men 25 M Fly
111 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - Session 2 - Saturday AM
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 5:00 PM
# Sex Event
201 Mixed (provide your own counter) 400 M Free
203 Women 400 M Medley Relay
204 Men 400 M Medley Relay
205 Women 100 M IM
206 Men 100 M IM
207 Women 200 M Fly
208 Men 200 M Fly
209 Women 25 M Free
210 Men 25 M Free
211 Women 100 M Breast
212 Men 100 M Breast
213 Women 50 M Back
214 Men 50 M Back
215 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
217 Women 200 M Free
218 Men 200 M Free
219 Women 200 M Medley Relay
220 Men 200 M Medley Relay
221 Women 100 M Back
222 Men 100 M Back
223 Women 50 M Breast
224 Men 50 M Breast
225 Women 50 M Free
226 Men 50 M Free
227 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - Session 3 - Sunday AM
Warm-ups start at 9:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 10:30 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event
301 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
303 Women 50 M Fly
304 Men 50 M Fly
305 Women 200 M Back
306 Men 200 M Back
307 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
309 Women 200 M Breast
310 Men 200 M Breast
311 Women 25 M Back
312 Men 25 M Back
313 Women 100 M Free
314 Men 100 M Free
315 Women 200 M IM
316 Men 200 M IM
317 Women 200 M Free Relay
318 Men 200 M Free Relay
319 Women 100 M Fly
320 Men 100 M Fly
321 Women 400 M Free Relay
322 Men 400 M Free Relay

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "RSJEVENTS.COM."

Online Registration closed on 10/10/2022.
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