Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28, 2013
USMS Sanction: 213-S010
Illinois Masters State Meet
Swim Meet Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Mon, February 18, 2013 08:00 AM CT||Mon, April 8, 2013 08:00 PM CT|
If you MUST scratch, please email email@example.com 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
Location: Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West Lake Ave. Glenview IL 60026
Host Clubs: Evanston Masters, Glenview Titans
Meet Director: David A. Ackermann (firstname.lastname@example.org) 1-224-420-1781
Facility Director: Keith MacDonald (email@example.com)
Meet Officials: Fred Pigott (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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: https://www.clubassistant.com/club/USMS.cfm?l=21 or contact Erik VanEtten at email@example.com 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 ClubAssistant.com 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:
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 SwimPhone.com or at the meet. Online Check-in opens at 12:00 PM Thursday April 25th and closes according to the schedule below:
Warm Up: Competition Pool Warm up Hours:
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.
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Thursday April 25
Friday April 26
Saturday April 27
Sunday April 28
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 6:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 6:30 PM
Friday, April 26, 2013 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 4:30 PM
Meet Session starts at 5:00 PM
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - Session 3
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:00 AM
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - Session 4
Warm-ups start at 7:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 7:30 AM
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