USMS Sanction : 438-S002
|Individual Registration||Wed, Jan 10, 2018 12:00 AM||Sun, Apr 1, 2018 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Mon, Apr 2, 2018 11:59 PM||Thu, Apr 5, 2018 09:00 AM|
|Relay Team Registration||Thu, Apr 5, 2018 09:00 AM||Fri, Apr 6, 2018 09:00 AM|
WELCOME: Longhorn Aquatics invites you to join us at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center to compete in our 2018 Masters South Central Zone Championships. This meet is open to all USMS registered swimmers. The meet may be conducted in two 25 yard courses, using Omega touch pads, Daktronics Timing System and Hy-Tek Meet Manager software.
FACILITY: The Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center has an indoor 8 lane 50 meter competition pool. The pool is considered one of the fastest pools in the world due to its depth, gutter system, high filtration rate and lane width. There are two movable, power-operated bulkheads. Water Depth is 9 feet deep at both the start and turn ends. The Swim Center is located on the University of Texas Campus, 1900 Red River Street, one block west of I-35 on the northwest corner of the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Red River Street.
Sanction: Sanctioned by South Texas Masters Swim committee for USMS. Current United States Masters Swimming Rules will apply.
Meet Director: Bridgette Rhodes, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet Referee: Herb Schwab, email@example.com
Eligibility: This meet is open to all swimmers age 18 and older as of April 6, 2018 who are currently registered with United States Masters Swimming (USMS). All competitors must provide a current USMS registration card or otherwise show proof of USMS registration. In accordance with USMS rules, a swimmers age is determined as of the final day of the meet, April 8, 2018.
WARM-UP AND START TIMES:
Friday, April 6, 2018
Warm-ups begin at 5:15 PM; Meet starts at 6:15 PM
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Warm-ups begin at 9:15 AM, Meet starts at 10:15 AM
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Warm-ups begin at 8:00 AM, Meet starts at 9:00 AM
There will be continuous warm-up and warm-down during the entire meet.
General warm-up (first 35- 45 minutes): No diving allowed from the blocks or edge of pool. Swimmers must enter pool feet first in a cautious manner. No sprinting or pace work allowed during the general warm-up session. All lanes to be used for general warm-up.
Specific Warm-up (last 20-25 minutes)
Starts/Sprints: Lanes 2 & 7 - Sprint lanes for diving from blocks or for backstroke starts in specified lane at designated times. One way only.
Remaining lanes: General warm-up lanes - No Diving.
Circle swimming only.
On-line Entry and fees
We will be using Club Assistant to process on-line entries. We require all participants to enter on-line.
Early Entries: Individual entry fee is $55.00 when you enter on-line by March 16, 2018 by 11:59pm CDT.
Late Entries: Individual late entry fee is $70.00 when you enter on-line after March 16, 2018, but before March 30, 2018 by 11:59pm CDT. No additional on-line entries will be accepted after April 1, 2018.
If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."
RELAY ENTRIES: All relay entries (including Relay Only swimmers) must be submitted online through Club Assistant.
On-line Relay entry from Tuesday April 2 - Friday April 6 entry fee is $10.00 per relay.
ENTRY CONFIRMATION: All participants who enter on-line through Club Assistant will receive a confirmation email after they check out. If you don’t receive an email confirmation, your entries were not received.
NUMBER OF EVENTS ALLOWED: Athletes may enter a maximum of Six (6) individual and three (3) relay events per day.
SEEDING: Seeding will be fast-to-slow. Women's and Men's heats may be combined or alternated for distance events at the meet director’s discretion. Only distance events 400 yards or longer and relays may be deck seeded. The meet director may choose to swim events 400 yards or longer fastest to slowest at their discretion. Seeding arrangements will be announced when the psych sheet is published.
QUALIFYING TIMES: MINIMUM QUALIFYING TIMES - 45:00 FOR THE 1650 FREE; 25:00 FOR THE 1000 FREE, 16:00 FOR THE 400 IM, 12:00 FOR THE 500 FREE, 7:00 FOR THE 200 BACK, BREAST & FLY. Swimmers may manually enter times even if they do not have a time for one of these events as long as they feel that they are able to swim at least the minimum qualifying time during competition. Swimmers may not enter a NT or no time in one of these events.
Conduct of Meet: All events will be seeded by gender and entry time and swum fastest to slowest, unless the meet director specifies otherwise. The 500, 1000, 1650-yard freestyles and the 400 yard individual medley will require a positive check-in on the following schedule:
400 I.M. – 5:30 PM Friday
1650 Free – 5:30 PM Friday
500 Free – 9:30 AM Saturday
1000 Free -10:00 AM Sunday
SCORING: All events will be scored by age group the top 8 places will score.
TSC Rules: As guests of The University of Texas, all must adhere to the Texas Swim Center (TSC) rules. Coaches must supervise their swimmers. Chewing gum and glass containers are not permitted in the building. Locks may not be left on lockers overnight. Wet swimmers cannot leave pool deck. Children must be supervised at all times. Spectators and athletes may not bring food or drink into the Texas Swim Center from outside sources. Teams are permitted to bring two (2) coolers on to the deck.
AWARDS: Medals will be given for places one through three in each individual event in each Age Group.
T-SHIRTS: Meet T-shirts will be available for purchase for $20. Swimmers may preorder shirts with their entries through Club Assistant during the entry process. There will be an additional small number available for sale at the meet.
PSYCH SHEET: The psych sheet will be available April 2, 2018 on the Longhorn Aquatics website.
DECK ENTRIES: No deck entries are allowed except relay entries.
RELAY ENTRIES: All relay swimmers must be USMS registered and on the same team. The youngest swimmer's age determines the age group of the relay team for short course (19+, 25+, 35+,...)
SPLIT TIMES REQUESTS: A form must be in place with the head official to have split times included in results for participants who request them.
CLERK- OF- COURSE: A clerk table will be located immediately through the double doors leading to the deck. This is where deck seeded event check-in and relay entries will be.
HOSPITALITY: A hospitality area for the officials and volunteers will be located in the classroom located off deck, near the men’s locker room entrance.
CONCESSIONS: Concessions will be provided on the second level of the Texas Swimming Center during competition hours. O’s Campus Café is our concessions provider. They serve among other things: breakfast tacos, bagels, fruit, wraps, salads, smoothies, burgers, candy and drinks.
FIRST AID: An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) will be located on the pool deck in the medical/first aid room. Sports massage therapy services will not be provided.
CONCEALED CARRY 30.06: (Campus Carry) Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun. For more information visit http://campuscarry.utexas.edu/
PARKING: The University of Texas requires a UT permit for parking along Trinity and San Jacinto. Please visit the Longhorn Aquatics website as we get closer to the meet for more information.
RESULTS: Results can be found on Meet Mobile or on the Longhorn Aquatics Live Results link.
Paper results will not be printed.
DECK CHANGING: Deck changes are prohibited.
|5||Women||800 Y||Free Relay|
|6||Men||800 Y||Free Relay|
|7||Mixed||800 Y||Free Relay|
|24||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|25||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|26||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|27||Women||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|28||Men||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|29||Mixed||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|44||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|45||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|46||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|47||Women||400 Y||Free Relay|
|48||Men||400 Y||Free Relay|
|49||Mixed||400 Y||Free Relay|
Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."