Held under the Sanction of US Masters Swimming
Event LMSC: Delaware Valley SANCTION# 084-S001
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.
Upper Dublin High School Natatorium. New (2010) 40 yd, 10-lane pool with movable bulkhead, non-turbulent lane lines; 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-yards short course 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.
Kate Scheuer, UDAC, P.O. Box 52, Fort Washington, PA
Please direct all questions to the Event Coordinator
Kate Scheuer, UDAC, P.O. Box 52, Fort Washington, PA
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
This meet is open to all currently (2014) USMS-registered athletes age 18 and older. A swimmer’s age for this meet will be determined by his/her age as of January 12, 2014. USMS Membership is verified during online meet entry. For paper/mailed meet entries, a copy of your current USMS registration card must accompany your entry form to corroborate membership.
ATHLETES WITH DISABILITES
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.
WARM-UP & START TIMES
1:15 PM warm-up, 2:00 PM start.
Warm-up will be conducted in accordance with the current USMS Policies and Procedures. Feet-first entry only during general warm-up. Designated sprint lanes will be available beginning 30 minutes prior to clearing the competition pool. Four warm-up/warm-down lanes will be available throughout competition.
The 2014 USMS Swimming Rules and USMS Handbook will apply to and govern this competition. Need to register with USMS to participate? Go to: http://www.usms.org/reg/ to signup in ten minutes or less! You may also go to www.usms.org/reg/ to view your USMS number or print a new member card.
All events are pre-seeded except the 500 free, 200 Medley Relay and 200 Free Relay (events #1, #2 and #18), which will be deck-seeded and require positive check-in (positive check-in closes at the beginning of warm-ups). Swimmers will be seeded by time submitted, slow to fast. If time is unknown, please estimate. If you are unsure of your short course yards time you can use this converter tool: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/results/conversions.asp.
The 1st event, 500 Free, 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 prior to the start of the meet.
Deck entries may be allowed, space permitting for $10 per event plus the $10 meet fee. Please make checks payable to “UDAC”.
Online entries preferred via Club Assistant. If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."
Online registration deadline is midnight Jan 8, 2014. Hard copy (mailed) entries must be in the hands of the Meet Director by Jan 8th. All entries received after this deadline will be considered deck entries.
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=4965.
NOTE: heats for individual and relay events will be mixed, with separate results reported for gender and age group. Swimmers are to provide a counter for the 500 Free. Split requests must be provided to the meet director prior to the end of the meet (forms will be available at the scoring table).
1 500 Free
2 200 Medley Relay
3 100 IM
4 200 Fly
5 50 Back
6 100 Free
7 200 Breast
8 200 IM
9 100 Back
10 50 Free
11 100 Breast
12 400 IM
13 100 Fly
14 200 Back
15 50 Breast
16 200 Free
17 50 Fly
18 200 Free Relay
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
Dresher Deli, 1801 S. Limekiln Pike, Dresher 267-287-8966
Fireside Bar and Grill, 1211 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ft. Washington 215-643-6540
Friendly’s Restaurant, 325 Pennsylvania Ave. Ft. Washington 215-646-1944
From The Boot, 110 East Butler Avenue, Ambler 610-834-8680
KC's Alley, 10 West Butler Pike, Ambler 215-628-3300
MaGerks Pub & Grill, 582 South Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington 215-948-3329
Mama’s Pizza, 1704 Susquehanna Road., Dresher, 215-540-8280
Maple Glen Pizza, 641 Welsh Road, maple Glen 215-542-7720
Nick’s Pizza, Dreshertown Plaza, 1650 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, 215- 628-3775
Jade Garden, 1650 Limekiln Pike, Dresher 215-542-3890
Jarrettown Hotel, 1425 Limekiln Pike, Dresher 215.654.6880
Luciani’s Pizza, 471 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, 215-643-3433
Saladworks, Dreshertown Plaza, 1650 Limekiln Pike, Dresher 215-654-7500
Subway, 285 Commerce Drive, Ft. Washington, 215-643-5560
Little Italy Pizza, 416 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ft. Washington 215-628-3845
Rich’s Deli, 430 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ft. Washington 215-646-9860
The Lucky Well, 111 E Butler Ave, Ambler 215-646-4242
Toner’s Beef & Ale Tavern, 101 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ft. Washington 215-646-5655
Umami Umami, 1708 Limekiln Pike, Dresher 215-542-6993
Wawa Food Market, 582 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ft. Washington 215-646-2972
West Ave Grille, 1650 Limekiln Pike, Dresher 215-367-5428
Zakes Café, 444 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington 215-654-7600