ILMSA State Championships 2013


Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28, 2013

USMS Sanction : 213-S010

Illinois Masters State Meet

Swim Meet Registration


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Swimmer Registration Mon, Feb 18, 2013
08:00 AM
Mon, Apr 8, 2013
08:00 PM

If you MUST scratch, please email to open up your spot for someone else & help avoid empty lanes/timeline delays.   Thank you! 

Psyche sheets will be posted no sooner than April 12th on the ILMSA & Evanston sites & the USMS IL Forum page.  Please let us know scratches/updates and corrections ASAP!  Everyone hates empty lanes!   Thank you!

Hosted by Evanston Masters and Glenview Titans

The Illinois Masters State Championship meet is sanctioned by ILMSA for USMS, Sanction # 213-S010.
All USMS and ILMSA swimming rules apply.

Location: Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West Lake Ave. Glenview IL 60026

Host Clubs: Evanston Masters, Glenview Titans

Meet Director: David A. Ackermann ( 1-224-420-1781

Facility Director: Keith MacDonald (

Meet Officials: Fred Pigott (


Facility: Built for speed in 2008, the 8 lane 25 yard competition pool has a 7.5 foot minimum depth with permanent modern starting blocks. The former 6 lane 25 yd competition pool & stands will be available throughout the meet. The Daktronic scoreboard displays info and 8 names in color. Two locker rooms each for women and men are right off the pool deck. Concessions kitchen will be available Saturday and Sunday only. Loads of deck & spectator space & a 25 by 75 foot wall of windows will add to the experience. The GBS pool has played host to IHSA sectionals and is the training ground of 2012 National record holder Olivia Smoglia. Plenty of FREE parking!

Eligibility: Swimmers will be required to show proof of 2013 USMS registration to participate. Register at USMS here:  or contact Erik VanEtten at or 309-824-0393 if you have special needs. USMS designated age groups for short course yards apply per USMS rules. Age as of the last day of the meet shall determine age for the entire meet. Swimmers entering the 400IM, 500 Free and 1650 Free must have a provable time from the previous 2 years.  (It can be done in practice & signed off by a coach) Entered times must be accurate.  NT is not allowed at State Meet.

Entry Limit: Swimmers may enter and swim up to 4 events a day, plus relays. No swimmer may compete in more than 9 individual events for the meet. 

Entry Procedures: Online entry hosted by is preferred. The deadline for submitting online entries is Monday April 8th 8:00 PM Central Time. All paper entries must use the ILMSA consolidated multiday entry form, and be post marked no sooner than Feb 18th nor later than Apr 8th. No exceptions!  Distance events will sell out quickly online, paper entries might not make it in time!  Please mail paper entries to: State Meet c/o Maya Ackermann 3341 Wilder St. Skokie, IL 60076. Checks s/b made out to: “Evanston Masters Swimming”. No late entries will be accepted.

Entry Fees: $25 swimmer surcharge, plus $4 per individual event. Swimmers may choose to get a meet shirt for $10 during registration. All volunteer timers will receive a free t-shirt. They will thank you for getting them involved! No shirts will be sold at the meet. Relay fees are $10 per relay.

Events: All events will be timed final events. Events will be offered in the following age categories: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95+. The 1650 will be limited to the first 144 entries received; session preferences will be on a first come first serve basis (72 per session) Note: the 1650 will be swum two to a lane according to USMS rule: 102.10.4. The 500 Free and 400 IM will be limited to the first 120 entries received.

Relay Events: Relay forms will be available at the scorer’s table.  Note: new for 2013, Clubs / Teams are limited to entering a total of 12 relays per event.  A completed form along with $10 payment must be returned to the scorer’s table in order to be entered in the relay according to the following schedule: 

  • Saturday-200 Mixed Medley Relay - start of event 3
  • Saturday-200 Free Relay - start of event 11
  • Sunday-200 Mixed Freestyle Relay - start of event 25
  • Sunday-200 Medley Relay - start of event 33

Seeding: All events 200 yards and shorter will be pre-seeded. Swimmers who enter the 400 IM, 500 Free and 1650 Free must positively declare their intent to swim for those events by checking in. Swimmers who do not check in for those events by the published deadlines will be scratched from the event. The 1650 will be seeded slowest to fastest each night, with two swimmers per lane, right side then 15 seconds later the left side. The 500 Free, and 400 IM will also be swum mixed gender and seeded slowest to fastest by entry time. For all other events seeding is from slowest to fastest by entry time for each gender and events will alternate men then women.

Check In: Swimmers may check in for distance events online at or at the meet. Online Check-in opens at 12:00 PM Thursday April 25th and closes according to the schedule below:

  • Scratches for the 1650 Free are due by 12:00 PM, Tuesday, April 23.  Scratches should be e-mailed as soon as possible to or call 224-420-1781 & leave a message. 1650 Positive check in starts at noon both days and ends at 5:00 PM.
  • Positive check in for the 500 Free on Saturday is by the start of event 12 (Women’s 200 IM).
  • Positive check in for the 400 IM is by 7:00 AM Sunday morning.

Warm Up: Competition Pool Warm up Hours:
Thursday April 25th 6:00 PM - 6:20 PM   Meet begins at 6:30 PM
Friday April 26th 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM   Meet begins at 5:00 PM
Saturday April 27th 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM   Meet begins at 8:00 AM
Sunday April 28th 7:00 AM - 7:25 AM   Meet begins at 7:30 AM
The second pool will be available throughout the meet.

Warm Up Procedures: Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious and controlled manner. No diving or backstroke starts will be allowed, except in designated sprint lanes. One or two lanes shall be designated as one-way sprint lanes during the pre-meet warm-up sessions in the competition pools only. Any swimmer who acts in an unsporting or unsafe manner within the swimming venue may be considered for appropriate action or penalty by the referee (rule 102.15.3). Pull-buoys, kick boards, fins and hand paddles are not allowed in competition or warm-up pools.

Scoring: Individual events: 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Relays: 18, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2.

Awards: Individual: Medals 1-3, Ribbons 4-8. Relay: Ribbons: 1-3.

High Point Award: One male and female in each age group

Team Trophy: Trophies 1-8

Accommodations: Marriott Courtyard Glenview. Indoor pool with hot tub & TGI Fridays nearby, stay with fellow Masters for the fun of it! Special Gift upon arrival. Very special rate of $89 per night. Ask for the Illinois Masters Swim Meet Special. 1801 Milwaukee Avenue · Glenview, Illinois 60025 1-847-803-2500 You must book under Illinois Masters State Meet to receive the welcome package.

Recommended Nearby Restaurants:
P J Moondoggie Inc 1702 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL (847) 699-8330
TGIF 4513 West Lake Avenue Glenview, IL 60025 (847) 298-9966
Our favorite: WildFire, 1300 Patriot Boulevard Glenview, IL 60026 (847) 657-6363 Most delicious.

(Men then Women)

Thursday April 25
1          Mixed 1650 Free (Two to a lane)

Friday April 26
2          Mixed 1650 Free (Two to a lane)

Saturday April 27
3-4       100 Freestyle
5-6       50 Butterfly
7-8       200 Breaststroke
9          200 Mixed Medley Relay
11-12   200 Individual Medley
13-14   100 Backstroke
15-16   50 Breaststroke
17-18   200 Butterfly
19-20   200 Free Relay
21        Mixed 500 Freestyle

Sunday April 28
23        Mixed 400 Individual Medley
25-26   100 Breaststroke
27-28   50 Backstroke
29-30   200 Freestyle
31        200 Mixed Free Relay
33-34   100 Butterfly
35-36   50 freestyle
37-38   200 Backstroke
39-40   100 Individual Medley
41-42   200 Medley Relay

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 6:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 6:30 PM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
1 Mixed 1650 Y Free 0
Friday, April 26, 2013 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 4:30 PM
Meet Session starts at 5:00 PM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
2 Mixed 1650 Y Free Psych 19 Heats Results
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - Session 3
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
3 Men 100 Y Free Psych 25 Heats Results
4 Women 100 Y Free Psych 16 Heats Results
5 Men 50 Y Fly Psych 20 Heats Results
6 Women 50 Y Fly Psych 14 Heats Results
7 Men 200 Y Breast Psych 12 Heats Results
8 Women 200 Y Breast Psych 8 Heats Results
9 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 9 Heats Results
11 Men 200 Y IM Psych 13 Heats Results
12 Women 200 Y IM Psych 9 Heats Results
13 Men 100 Y Back Psych 14 Heats Results
14 Women 100 Y Back Psych 11 Heats Results
15 Men 50 Y Breast Psych 19 Heats Results
16 Women 50 Y Breast Psych 13 Heats Results
17 Men 200 Y Fly Psych 6 Heats Results
18 Women 200 Y Fly Psych 4 Heats Results
19 Men 200 Y Free Relay Psych 6 Heats Results
20 Women 200 Y Free Relay Psych 4 Heats Results
21 Mixed 500 Y Free Psych 15 Heats Results
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - Session 4
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 7:30 AM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
23 Mixed 400 Y IM Psych 14 Heats Results
25 Men 100 Y Breast Psych 15 Heats Results
26 Women 100 Y Breast Psych 10 Heats Results
27 Men 50 Y Back Psych 15 Heats Results
28 Women 50 Y Back Psych 12 Heats Results
29 Men 200 Y Free Psych 18 Heats Results
30 Women 200 Y Free Psych 12 Heats Results
31 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay Psych 9 Heats Results
33 Men 100 Y Fly Psych 11 Heats Results
34 Women 100 Y Fly Psych 7 Heats Results
35 Men 50 Y Free Psych 22 Heats Results
36 Women 50 Y Free Psych 16 Heats Results
37 Men 200 Y Back Psych 10 Heats Results
38 Women 200 Y Back Psych 8 Heats Results
39 Men 100 Y IM Psych 21 Heats Results
40 Women 100 Y IM Psych 15 Heats Results
41 Men 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 6 Heats Results
42 Women 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 4 Heats Results

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ILMSA STATE SWIM MEET."

Online Registration closed on 4/8/2013.
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