|Swimmer Registration||Wed, Dec 20, 2017 12:00 AM||Fri, Feb 2, 2018 11:59 PM|
2018 Dixie Zone SCY Championship Meet
26th Annual Valentine Meet ~ February 9 - 11, 2018
Hosted by City of Clearwater & St Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission
Sanctioned by Florida LMSC for USMS, Inc
DATE & TIME:
Friday, February 9: warm-up 5 PM, Meet begins at 6 PM
Saturday, February 10: warm-up 8 AM, Meet begins at 9 AM
Sunday, February 11: warm-up at 8 AM, 1000 Fr begins at 9 AM; warm-up at 11 AM for other events, begins at 12 PM
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 9 of the facility’s 20 short course yard lanes with 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 acordace with arcticles 10517 and 10621. The primary timing system will be automatic timing. The official times from this meet may be submitted for wold records, USMS records, and Top 10 Times consideration.
HOSPITALITY: Free refreshments for all swimmers. T-shirts will be on sale online for $15 or throughout the weekend on the pool deck for $20.
ELIGIBILITY: Current USMS rules will govern. All athletes must be 18 years of age or older as of February 11, 2018, and be registered with USMS, Inc. for 2018. Non U.S. citizens should have a letter of introduction from their own swimming association.
ONLINE ENTRIES:Online registration must be completed by midnight Eastern time on Friday, February 2, 2018, 5:00pm. Online registration for this meet is preferred for speed and accuracy.
PAPER/MAILED ENTRIES: Paper entries must be received by Friday, February 2, 2018. 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 2018 USMS registration card.
ENTRY FEES: Entry fees are $5 per individual event, $8 per relay team, and a $35 surcharge 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 five individual events per day. 1650 Freestyle and 1000 Freestyle are limited to the first 40 to enter. 1650, 500, & 1000 freestyle wiill be combined men and women.
CHECK IN: No check in required; pre-seeded
SEEDING: Times will be seeded Short Course Yards. All events will be swum slowest to fastest.
SCRATCHES: No penalty for scratching on the block. Scratches are non-refundable. Any questions please call Mark Roberson (727) 793-2320 ext 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RELAYS: 800 relay will offer men, women and mixed- one relay per entrant. Relay teams may be deck entered at the meet Friday,
Saturday and Sunday. Only team members registered for the meet may participate in the relays. Age categories for relays are 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+. Entries for relays will be due 30 minutes prior to event. $8 per relay team.
SCORING: Individual Events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. Double points for relays. Breaks taken as needed.
AWARDS: 1st – 3rd Individual High Point awarded to male and female of each age group (must swim five individual events to be eligible). Special Dixie Zone Championship Club and Regional Team Awards will be presented for combined men and women 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Members of the Florida Aquatic Combined Regional Team will swim as FACT and be eligible for a team award.
****Awards will be distributed Sunday after the last event. ****
PSYCHE SHEET: Will be available online at www.Midnightsports.com by mid-week prior to the meet.
LMSC Social: Saturday night at Long Center in the Brighthouse Room. Look for info in the LMSC newsletter.
ORDER OF EVENTS:
|3||Mixed||800 Y||Free Relay|
|14||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|19||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|20||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|29||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|40||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|41||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."