2023 South Carolina SCY Championship


Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26, 2023

USMS Sanction : 553-S001

Grand Strand Masters Swimming

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2023 South Carolina SCY Championship
February 24-26, 2023

Meet Location: North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1100 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582    843/281-3737

Host: The North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center & Grand Strand Masters Swimming

Sanction:  Sanctioned by South Carolina LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction: 553-S001

Meet Director: Diane Bartlett, dcbartlett@nmb.us
Meet Referee: Victoria Culbertson

Facility:  Indoor facility with an eight-lane 25-yard competition pool and a separate 4 lane warm down pool. Six lanes will be reserved for swimming events; two lanes will be used as warm-up and cool down lanes.  All eight lanes will be used for the 1650, 500 and 400 IM. Fully automatic Colorado timing system and display. Non-turbulent lane lines; KDI Paragon starting blocks.  Deck space and some bleacher seating available. Bring your own chairs. 

Entry Limit: Eight (8) individual events total, max of four (4) individual events per day, plus relays. The 1650 Free will be limited to the first 40 entries received. Both the 1650 and the 500 will run fastest to slowest, ages and sexes combined. Swimmers entered in the 1650 and the 500 are responsible for providing a person to count his/her laps. 

COVID Protocols: All current protocols in place at the time of the meet will be followed. At the time this sanction was submitted, there were no state or local protocols. If protocols are in place, swimmers, spectators or meet officials that cannot or do not conform to the protocols will not be allowed in the venue. 

Rules: The meet will be conducted according to 2023 U.S. Masters Swimming rules and this meet information. 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. Men and women will swim together.

Warm-up Procedures: Pull-buoys, kick boards, fins, and hand paddles are not allowed in the competition pool or warm-up pool. Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious and controlled manner. Diving shall be permitted only in the designated lanes and at designated times.

Eligibility:  All swimmers must be registered for 2023 with United States Masters Swimming.  If you are not already registered with USMS, online registration will allow you to register with USMS when you register for the meet.  You will not be able to register online without being a USMS member.  We are not offering One Event USMS membership for this meet.  

Fees: $60.00 flat fee per swimmer. No charge for relays. No deck entries. All swimmers must be current US Masters Swimming members. Online meet entries are paid by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Your credit card statement will reflect a charge by "SC MASTERS SWIMMING."

Entries: Online entries required at Club Assistant must be completed by 11:59pm Eastern time on February 19, 2023. A psych sheet will be posted at www.sportstiming.com on or before Wednesday, February 22nd. Corrections will be accepted until 2:00pm on Wednesday, February 23rd.  IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR ERRORS WITH YOUR ENTRY. THE MEET WILL NOT BE RE-SEEDED AFTER February 22nd.

Time of Meet:  Warm-up Friday for 1650 Free at 5:00pm. Meet starts at 6:00pm. Warm-up Saturday starts at 8am. Meet starts at 9:00am.  Warm-up Sunday at 8:00am.  Meet starts at 9:00am.  There will be a 10 minute break before each of the relays.

Scoring & Awards: Individual event ribbons 1st-8th place in each age group.  High point award for each age group (minimum of at least five events to qualify).  Team awards to the top 3 teams in and out of state. Team Points will be awarded by age group with men and women being scored separately. Individual events are scored 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, relays 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2. Relay points will not count towards individual awards, but they will count for team awards.

Seeding: Heats will be seeded from slowest to fastest using submitted yard times.  Ages and sexes will be combined for competition but separated for awards.  No time (NT) entries will be seeded in early heats.  All events 400 yards and longer will be deck seeded fastest to slowest (see check-in requirements).  

Check-In:  Positive Check-in for the 1650 Free, 500 Free, and 400IM is required and will close 30 minutes before the start of the event/meet.  Swimmers not checked in will be scratched. 

Accommodations:  The North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center has special arrangements with the Avista Resort for this swim meet:  This oceanfront property located at 300 North Ocean Blvd in North Myrtle Beach is less than 3 miles from the Aquatic & Fitness Center. The group reservation code is #2891345. The cut-off date for reservations is February 4, 2023.

Order of Events
  • Events 200 yards and shorter will be seeded slowest to fastest
  • Events 400 yards and longer will be seeded fastest to slowest
  • Check-in REQUIRED for the 1650 Free, 500 Free, and 400 IM

Friday, February 24, 2023 - Session 1 - 2023 South Carolina SCY Championship
Warm-ups start at 5:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 6:00 PM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 9:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1650 Y Free
2 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
Saturday, February 25, 2023 - Session 2 - 2023 South Carolina SCY Championship
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 2:00 PM
# Sex Event
3 Mixed 500 Y Free
4 Mixed 100 Y IM
5 Mixed 50 Y Back
6 Mixed 100 Y Fly
7 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
8 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
9 Mixed 200 Y Back
10 Mixed 100 Y Breast
11 Mixed 50 Y Fly
12 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
13 Mixed 200 Y IM
Sunday, February 26, 2023 - Session 3 - 2023 South Carolina SCY Championship
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 2:00 PM
# Sex Event
14 Mixed 400 Y IM
15 Mixed 50 Y Free
16 Mixed 50 Y Breast
17 Mixed 100 Y Free
18 Women 200 Y Free Relay
19 Men 200 Y Free Relay
20 Mixed 200 Y Breast
21 Mixed 100 Y Back
22 Mixed 200 Y Free
23 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
24 Mixed 200 Y Fly

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "SC MASTERS SWIMMING."

Online Registration closed on 2/19/2023.
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