ILMSA State Championships 2014


Friday, April 4 - Sunday, April 6, 2014

USMS Sanction : 204-S006

Illinois Masters State Meet

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Wed, Jan 8, 2014
08:00 AM
Tue, Mar 25, 2014
05:00 PM

Friday, April 4 - Sunday, April 6, 2014
Sanction by Wisconsin LMSC for USMS Inc. Sanction # 204-S006

Location: RecPlex Aqua Arena, 9900 Terwall Terrace, Pleasant Prairie WI 52158

Meet Director: Laurel Liberty ( 1-847-735-5372
Facility Director: Kevin Milak
Meet Officials: Ed Stranc

Host Clubs: Libertyville Masters and Lake Forest Swim Club
Meet Host Website:

Facility: The Recplex is a 17,000 square foot aquatic complex. The competition course is a state-of-the-art 50m pool will be configured into 2 x 10 lane competition pools with 2 movable bulkheads separating the courses. Rule 202.1.1 A (3) (d) The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and Records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.  Minimum depth at the start end is 7.5 feet in both competition pools with permanently affixed modern starting blocks for each lane. The 2 lanes between the competition courses will be available for warm up/down along with a 4 lane pool in the adjacent water park. A full color Colorado scoreboard displays race info for all 20 lanes. Men’s and Women’s locker rooms are adjacent to the pool deck with ample bathrooms, showers and lockers. Concessions and a swim shop are available in the stands during competition. Parking in the lot is $5 or parking on the outer ring is free (about a one block walk to the pool).

Eligibility: Swimmers will be required to show proof of 2014 USMS registration to participate. Go to the USMS online registration link or contact Erik VanEtten at or 309-824-0393 if you need to register for the current year. 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 1000 Free must have an ILMSA provable time acheived the previous 2 years (it can be done in practice & signed off by a coach; ask the meet director for split sheet if swimming in practice). Entered times must be accurate and will be checked.

Entry Limit: Swimmers may enter and swim no more than 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 Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 5:00 PM Central Time. All paper entries must use the ILMSA consolidated multi-day entry form, and be post marked no sooner than the January 1, 2014 or no later than March 20, 2014. No exceptions! Distance events will sell out online, paper entries might not make it in time! 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. No shirts will be sold at the meet. Relay fees are $10 per relay.  Online entries are paid by credit card to Events.

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 1000 Freestyle will be limited to the first 160 entries received. The 500 Free and 400 IM will be limited to the first 140 entries received.

Relay Events: Relay forms will be available at the scorer’s table. Note: Clubs / Teams are limited to entering a total of 12 relays per event. A completed form along with $10 payment must be turned into the scorer’s table in order to be entered in the relay. All relay entries are due prior to 10:00am on the day of the event.

Seeding: All events except the 400IM, 500Fr and 1000Fr will be pre-seeded. Swimmers entered in these events must check in to positively declare their intent to swim. Swimmers who do not check in for those events by the published deadlines will be scratched from the event. The 1000fr, 500fr and 400IM will be seeded slowest to fastest. The 1000fr will be swum mixed, the 400IM and 500Fr will be swum by gender. For all other events seeding is from slowest to fastest by entry time for each gender. Pools will be separated by gender for all events except the 1000fr and mixed relays.

Check In: Swimmers must check in for distance events online at or in person at the meet. Online Check-in will open at 8:00 AM Friday April 4th and close at 3PM Friday April 4th. Check-in at the pool will open at 3PM Friday April 4th and close according to the schedule below:

Positive check in for the 1000 closes by 4:00 PM, Friday, April 4.
Positive check in for the 400 IM closes at 10:00 AM Saturday April 5.
Positive check in for the 500 Free closes 8AM Sunday, April 6.

Competition Pool Warm up Hours:
Friday April 4th 3:45pm - 4:25pm Meet begins at 4:30pm.
Saturday April 5th 8:00am - 8:50am Meet begins at 9:00am.
Sunday April 6th 7:45am - 8:25am Meet begins at 8:30am.
    Six lanes are available for warm up/down continuously through 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, each age group
Team Trophy: Trophies 1-8

(Pools will be separated Men/Women with the exception of mixed relays and the 1000Fr)

Friday April 4
1-2 Mixed 1000 Free (only 1 competition pool/event is mixed)

Saturday April 5
3-4 100 Individual Medley
5-6 200 Backstroke
7-8 50 Freestyle
9-10 100 Butterfly
11 200 Mixed Medley Relay (Swum in 1 pool/ other pool open for warm up/down)
13-14 200 Freestyle
15-16 50 Backstroke
17-18 100 Breaststroke
19-20 200 Free Relay M&W
21-22 400 Individual Medley (Swum Men/Women)

Sunday April 6
23-24 500 Freestyle (Swum Men/Women)
25-26 200 Butterfly
27-28 50 Breaststroke
29-30 100 Backstroke
31-32 200 Individual Medley
33 200 Mixed Free Relay (Swum in 1 pool/ other pool open for warm up/down)
35-36 200 Breaststroke
37-38 50 Butterfly
39-40 100 Freestyle
41-42 200 Medley Relay M&W

Friday, April 4, 2014 - Session 1 - 1000 Free
Warm-ups start at 3:45 PM
Meet Session starts at 4:30 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1000 Y Free
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Session 2 - Events 3-22
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
3 Men 100 Y IM
4 Women 100 Y IM
5 Men 200 Y Back
6 Women 200 Y Back
7 Men 50 Y Free
8 Women 50 Y Free
9 Men 100 Y Fly
10 Women 100 Y Fly
11 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
13 Men 200 Y Free
14 Women 200 Y Free
15 Men 50 Y Back
16 Women 50 Y Back
17 Men 100 Y Breast
18 Women 100 Y Breast
19 Men 200 Y Free Relay
20 Women 200 Y Free Relay
21 Men 400 Y IM
22 Women 400 Y IM
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - Session 3 - Events 23-42
Warm-ups start at 7:45 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event
23 Men 500 Y Free
24 Women 500 Y Free
25 Men 200 Y Fly
26 Women 200 Y Fly
27 Men 50 Y Breast
28 Women 50 Y Breast
29 Men 100 Y Back
30 Women 100 Y Back
31 Men 200 Y IM
32 Women 200 Y IM
33 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
35 Men 200 Y Breast
36 Women 200 Y Breast
37 Men 50 Y Fly
38 Women 50 Y Fly
39 Men 100 Y Free
40 Women 100 Y Free
41 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
42 Women 200 Y Medley Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 3/25/2014.
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