Saturday, November 3, 2012
USMS Sanction: 082-S002
Upper Dublin Masters Swimming Meets
Swim Meet Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Wed, October 10, 2012 05:00 PM ET||Thu, November 1, 2012 11:59 PM ET|
Held under the Sanction of US Masters Swimming
LOCATION: Upper Dublin High School (UDHS), 800 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034 Google Map. Approximately 20 min from King of Prussia, 30 min from Philadelphia; 50 min from Wilmington, DE; 50 min. from Cherry Hill, NJ; 2 hrs from Harrisburg; 90 min from New York, NY; 3 hrs from Washington DC.
FACILITIES: Upper Dublin High School Natatorium. New (2010) 40 yd, 10-lane Wallover-designed pool with moveable Stark bulkhead, non-turbulent Competitive lane lines, Colorado Timing System with 10-lane display. Water depth is 13 feet at the start end and is 7 feet at the turn end. Pool will be configured for 25-meters short course, bulkhead start, with a 4-lane 25-yard warm-up/warm-down area available throughout competition. The competition course will be certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4).
Balcony seating for approximately 400 spectators with elevator access. Food table will be available in the lobby (NOTE: NO FOOD OR DRINKS IN THE NATATORIUM – WATER ONLY).
Parking in lots surrounding Upper Dublin High School Athletic Complex and Upper Dublin Township Building Site and Parking Information.
The use of audio or visual recording devices, including cell phones, is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.
EVENT COORDINATOR: Kate Scheuer, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct all questions to the Event Coordinator
DATA COORDINATOR: Kate Scheuer, e-mail: email@example.com.
OFFICIALS: Meet Referee TBD; The referee shall be certified as a stroke and turn judge, starter, or referee by USA Swimming, YMCA, or any other USMS-approved certifying body. See article 103 of the USMS rule book for certification requirements
ELIGIBILITY: This meet is open to all currently (2012 or 2013) USMS-registered athletes age 18 and older. A swimmer’s age for this meet will be determined by his/her age as of December 31st, 2012. A copy of your current USMS registration card must accompany your entry form to corroborate membership.
WARM-UP & START TIMES: 3:00 PM warm-up, 4:00 PM start.
RULES: The 2012 USMS Swimming Rules and USMS Handbook will apply to and govern this competition. If you have lost or misplaced your USMS card, simply log on to www.clubassistant.com/club/usms_member_card_request.cfm? for an e-mailed copy of your card. Need to register with USMS to participate? Go to: http://www.usms.org/reg/ to signup in ten minutes or less!
ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES: Swimmers with a disability are welcome to enter this meet. The participant or coach must alert the meet director and the meet referee as to the need for any special accommodations or seeding arrangements at the time the entry is submitted.
SEEDING: Swimmers will be seeded by time submitted, slow to fast. If time is unknown, please estimate. If you are unsure of your short course meters time you can use this converter tool: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/results/conversions.asp.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Swimmers may choose to swim either the 1500 or 800, NOT BOTH, and must check in by 3:30 PM. There are 10 spots available for each of these events. If either event fills up, an additional heat of the 800 free may be added and will start 15 minutes before warm-up is scheduled to end. Please note on entry form if you are interested in this option. The 1st event, 100 IM, will not start before the scheduled meet start time.
ENTRY FEES & LIMITS: $10 meet fee plus $5 entry fee per event (up to 5 individual events). Relays are $10 and can be paid onsite and must be handed in by the start of event #7. Deck entries may be allowed, space permitting for $10 per event plus the $10 meet fee.
ONLINE ENTRY: Online entries preferred via Club Assistant. If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events." Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Online registration deadline is Nov 1, 2012.
RESULTS: Results are posted on the USMS Website http://www.dvmasters.org/ under results tab usually within 2 weeks following the meet. Electronic results will also be e-mailed at no cost. Meet info will be available via SwimPhone: http://www.swimphone.com/mobile/meets/meet_menu.cfm?smid=4218
1 100 IM*
NOTE: heats for individual and relay events will be mixed, with separate results reported for gender and age group (except event #12, which is a coed relay comprised of 2 women and 2 men).
Sprint Pentathlon: participants who enter all five “sprint events (*) will automatically have their results entered in the “Fall Harvest Sprint Pentathlon” combination event (prizes for each age group!).
DIRECTIONS: PA Turnpike to exit 339 (Fort Washington). After toll, bear right onto Route 309 North to the first exit (Highland Avenue) and bear right. Immediately make a left at the first traffic light onto Fort Washington Avenue past Fort Washington Elementary and athletic fields. Turn left onto Loch Alsh Ave, past UDHS on right, and turn right on Spark Drive. UDHS Athletic Complex will be on your right. Site and Parking Information
Lodging in Fort Washington:
Best Western, 285 Commerce Drive, Ft. Washington 215-542-7930
Hilton Garden Inn, 530 Pennsylvania Ave., Ft. Washington 215-646-4637
Holiday Inn, 432 Pennsylvania Ave., Ft. Washington 215-643-3000
Lodging in surrounding area:
Courtyard Marriott, 2350 Easton Road Route 611, Willow Grove, 215-830-0550
Residence Inn Marriott, 3 Walnut Grove Drive, Horsham, 215-443-7330
Philadelphia Marriott West, 111 Crawford Ave., W. Conshohocken, 610-941-5600
Residence Inn Marriott, 191 Washington St., Conshohocken, 610-828-8800
Courtyard Marriott, 651 Fountain Rd., Plymouth Meeting, 610-238-0695
Spring Hill Suites, 430 Plymouth Rd., Plymouth Meeting, 610-940-0400
Comfort Inn, 678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, 215-361-3600
Joseph Ambler Inn, 1005 Horsham Rd., North Wales, 215-362-7500
Warm-ups start at 3:00 PM
Meet starts at 4:00 PM
|Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."|