USMS Sanction : 212-S005
|Individual Registration||Fri, Mar 4, 2022 08:00 PM||Sun, Mar 20, 2022 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Fri, Mar 4, 2022 08:00 PM||Sun, Mar 20, 2022 11:59 PM|
|Relay Team Registration||Mon, Mar 21, 2022 12:00 PM||Wed, Mar 23, 2022 11:59 PM|
ILMSA Short Course State Championships 2022
Friday March 25 - Sunday March 27, 2022
LOCATION: FMC Natatorium is located at 275 Plaza Dr, Westmont, IL 60559
Meet Director: Andreas Seibt - email@example.com
Meet Referee: Ed Stranc - firstname.lastname@example.org
FACILITY: The pool is a 50-meter Myrtha Olympic-sized competition pool with two moveable bulkheads, two head walls, and will be divided into two 25-yard courses. Each course will have 9 FINA approved Olympic size wide lanes with water depth of 8 ½ to 14 feet. An additional 8 warm-up and cool-down lanes will be available in a separate pool throughout the meet. The pool is equipped with a state-of-the-art electronic timing system, same as used during the United States Olympic Trials. Spectator seating for 1,200 on three sides, ADA seating, and a standing corner on the north side with Wi-Fi and cell phone charging stations. The length of the competition course is not on file with USMS. Eligibility of times achieved in this meet will be contingent upon pool length measurement and approval with USMS; if bulkheads are present, their placement must also be confirmed by measurements at the meet. (USMS articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1). Pools will be measured and certified in accordance with USMS articles 105.1.7 and107.2.1.
Covid Protocols: All current protocols in place at the time of the meet will be followed. 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. There are no refunds of entry fees. Maintain social distance (3-6 feet) when possible. Locker rooms and showers are available for use, but please maintain social distance.
Eligibility: Must be over 18 years of age and a current USMS member. In accordance with USMS rules, verification of membership registration must be provided with your entry, either a copy of membership card or verified through online registration. To register with USMS go to: https://www.usms.org/reg/register.php. Age as of the last day of the meet shall determine age for the entire meet.
Entry Limit: Swimmers may enter from 1 to 5 individual events,plus up to 2 relay events, per day. No swimmer may compete in more than 11 individual events for the entire meet.
Entry Procedures: Online entry is required. The individual online registration deadline is March 20, 2022, at 11:59 pm CDT. No late entries will be accepted.
Entry fees: $45 swimmer surcharge, plus $6 per individual event. Fee for Relay-Only swimmers is $55. Relay team fees will be $12 each submitted by the March 23, 2022 deadline. Your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ILMSA STATE SWIM MEET."
Events: All events are timed-final events. Events are offered in age categories as per rule: 102.3.1 and swum slowest to fastest except for the 1000 Freestyle event which will be swum fastest to slowest. The 1000 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle, and the 400 Individual Medley will be limited to the first 180 entries (90 women and 90 men).
Hospitality information: There will be Volunteer, Coach and Official Hospitality ALL weekend. A concession stand and a swim shop will be available for swimmers and spectators, and will be onsite for the duration of the meet.
Relay Events: Swimmers SHOULD indicate their relay availability during the individual swimmer online entry process.
Online Relay Team Entry: Same system used at Nationals to enter relays. Coaches may register relays here on Club Assistant beginning at noon on Monday, March 21, and closing at 6:00pm Wednesday, March 24. See rule 102.9.8 regarding relay limits. Club rosters with swimmer age, gender, and best 50y free times are displayed for building relays. Relays are paid by credit card to "ILMSA STATE SWIM MEET." Modifications can be made the day of each relay, but overall RELAY AGE ENTRY cannot change.
Seeding: All events except the 400 IM, 500 and 1000 Freestyle will be pre-seeded. Swimmers entered in these events must check in to declare their intent to swim. Swimmers who do not check in for those events by the published deadlines will be scratched from those events. Pools are separated by gender for all individual events. Men will swim in one pool and women in the other, which will be alternated each day. Relays may be swum in either pool and separated at the discretion of the Meet Host.
Timing Regulations: Official times set at this meet will be eligible for ILMSA Records, USMS Top Ten, and USMS National Records. Anyone who is attempting a national record needs to be informed of the new timing regulations by the Meet Director so that person can be put in a pad-timed pool regardless of their seed time.
Check-In: Positive check-in for the 1000 & 500 Freestyle and the 400 IM is REQUIRED online via SWIMPHONE. Check-in opens on Friday, March 25, and closes one hour prior to the event; see below. Last-minute scratches can be submitted to the meet referee the morning of the event.
|Event||Check In DEADLINE|
|Friday, March 25, 1000 Free EARLY heats||12:00 noon|
|Friday, March 25, 1000 Free LATE heats||3:00 pm|
|Saturday, March 26, 400 IM||7:00 am|
|Sunday, March 27, 500 Free||7:00 am|
|Friday, March 25, 2022 Session 1||12:00 pm– 12:55 pm||01:00 pm|
|Friday, March 25, 2022 Session 2||8 Lane Training Pool||04:00 pm|
|Saturday, March 26, 2022||07:00 am – 07:55 am||08:00 am|
|Sunday, March 27, 2022||07:00 am – 07:55 am||08:00 am|
|1||Men||(early heats)||1000 Y||Free||Psych|
|2||Women||(early heats)||1000 Y||Free||Psych|
|3||Mixed||**(M-W-X)||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|4||Mixed||**(M-W-X)||400 Y||Free Relay|
|5||Men||(late heats)||1000 Y||Free||Psych|
|6||Women||(late heats)||1000 Y||Free||Psych|
|25||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|26||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|29||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|45||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|46||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ILMSA STATE SWIM MEET."
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