USMS Sanction : 149-S008
|Swimmer Registration||Fri, Jun 28, 2019 10:00 AM||Wed, Aug 21, 2019 05:00 PM|
Hosted by City of Clearwater & KLR Racing
Sanctioned by Florida LMSC for USMS, Inc
DATE & TIME:
Saturday, August 24: warm-up at 7 AM, 1500 Free begins at 8 AM
2nd session: warm-up at 10:00 AM for other events, begins at 10:30 AM
FACILITY: The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater, Florida. The Long Center is an indoor 50 meter x 25 yard pool. This meet will be using 8 of the facility’s 10 long meter lanes. Daktronics timing with hand held back-up watches for all events. 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. The primary timing system will be automatic timing. The official times from this meet may be submitted for world records, USMS records, and Top 10 Times consideration.
ELIGIBILITY: Current USMS rules will govern. The swimmer's age on December 31, 2019, determines their age group for the meet. Swimmers must be at least 18 years old on the day of the meet to compete. All participants must be be registered with USMS, Inc. for 2019. Non U.S. citizens should have a letter of introduction from their own swimming association.
ONLINE ENTRIES: Online registration on Club Assistant must be completed by 5:00pm Eastern time on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Online registration for this meet is preferred for speed and accuracy.
PAPER/MAILED ENTRIES: Paper entries must be received by Friday, August 16, 2019. Each entry must be submitted on the entry form with your name, registered team, age, event description, event number, USMS member number, and seed times. Be sure that all information is filled out with the waiver signed and an attached copy of your 2019 USMS registration card.
ENTRY FEES: A flat fee of $40.00 will cover meet surcharge, entry and relays, which is non-refundable. Online meet entry charges meet fees to your credit card (Visa, MC, or Discover). Your credit card statement will show a charge from “ClubAssistant.com Events.” Paper/mailed entries, please make checks payable to: "City of Clearwater: Long Center Pool" and mail to the address on the entry tab.
ENTRY LIMITS: Swimmers may enter a maximum of 6 individual events. 1500 Freestyle are limited to 3 heats or 24 entries. 800 free as part the completed 1500 will be recorded for USMS recognition. The 1500 freestyle, 400m freestyle, and 400 IM will combine men and women.
CHECK IN: No check in required; this is a pre-seeded event so no check-in is required.
SEEDING: Times will be seeded Long Course Meters. All events will be swum slowest to fastest.
SCRATCHES: No penalty for scratching on the block. Scratches will be accepted and no refunds.
RELAYS: Relay teams may be deck entered at the meet Saturday. Only team members registered for the meet may participate in the relays. 200 Meter Relays will be combined mixed, men and women, medley and /free. Age categories for relays are 72+, 100+, 120+, 160+, 200+, 240+, 280+, 320+ in 40-year increments as high as is necessary (the total age of the four participants). Entries for relays will be due 30 minutes prior to event. Individual swimmers are limited to one relay event.
SCORING: Individual Events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. Double points for relays. Breaks taken as needed.
AWARDS: Individual awards will be Recycled Medals--take your pick. Bring old awards with you! Special Team Awards will be presented for combined men and women 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."