U.S. Masters Swimming Sanction Number: 403-S001
Hosted By: Grinnell Masters Swim Club / Grinnell Tiger Sharks Swim Club
Location: Charles Benson Bear ’39 Recreation & Athletic Center, Grinnell College, 1201 10th Avenue, Grinnell, IA 50112
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013. Doors open at 11:30. Warm-ups at Noon. Meet begins at 1 PM.
Sanction: Sanctioned by U.S.M.S. Inc. and Local Masters Swimming Committee, Iowa Masters Swimming
Pool: Ten competition lanes, 25 yards, with non-turbulent lane markers, backstroke flags, electronic timing system with touch-pads and generous spectator seating. There are additional 25-yard lanes that will be available for warm-up/warm down throughout the meet. Eight lanes will be used for competition except for events over 200 yards.
Awards: Individual events; Medals to 3 places. Relays; Ribbons to 3 places. Iowa Team; traveling trophy.
Team Scoring: Individual events: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1; relays: 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2. Your team is the club where you live. See team definition below.
Rules: 2013 USMS rules prevail. Individual competition is in age groups: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc…Relay age groups are: 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, etc… the youngest member of the relay determines your age group.
Event Limit: Swimmers may enter a maximum of five individual events. A swimmer may enter each relay once. Swimmers may enter either the 1650 or the 1000 but not both.
Cost: $20 entry fee + $1 splash fee + $2 per individual event. Late entry fee is $25.00 for entries received after March 31. Online meet entries are paid by credit card to ClubAssistant.com Events. Paper entries, make check payable to Grinnell Masters Swim Club.
T-Shirts: 2013 Souvenir shirts with Breadbasket Zone Swimming Championship logo. Order by March 31.
Entry Deadline: Online entry closes at 11:59pm Central time on April 4, 2013. Paper/mailed entries must be received by March 31, 2013. Late/Deck entries will be accepted until Noon on April 6 for events 1 – 23 and until 1:00 for events 24 - 44. Entry cards for relay events may be filled out at the meet, and must be complete by 12:30 PM for relays before the break or until 1:45 for relays after the break.
USMS Registration Is required. It is strongly recommended that you complete your 2013 USMS registration prior to the date of the meet. You may do so anytime at www.usms.org. Single event registrations will be available for purchase at the meet.
Scratches: Swimmers not reporting for their events will be scratched. A “positive check-in” will be required for the 1000 and 1650. Check in at designated location before the start of event 35.
Meet Directors: Jack Mathews, 515-306-SWIM (7946). E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org , Jack Fritts, 319-396-4496 email@example.com and Joe Zimsen 641-275-2842 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team Definitions: All USMS swimmers registered in the state of Iowa are officially members of the same “Iowa Masters” club. For the purposes of this meet only, in order to have a sporting competition for A State Championship Team Trophy, a “team” is defined as follows:
1. A team must have a designated City or Town which is a single city or town in Iowa.
2. Every team member must reside in the designated City or Town, or swim regularly (at least 20 times per year) at a pool within 25 miles of the designated City or Town.
3. Relays, to score team points must consist of the members from a single team.
4. Entrants residing outside of Iowa and who have an “Iowa Masters” USMS card may swim for an Iowa team if rule 2 is satisfied.
5. Teams outside the state of Iowa may score points, but are not eligible for the team trophy.
Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Gender Event
1 Women 400 Y Free Relay
2 Men 400 Y Free Relay
3 Women 200 Y Back
4 Men 200 Y Back
5 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
6 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
7 Women 100 Y Fly
8 Men 100 Y Fly
9 Women 200 Y Breast
10 Men 200 Y Breast
11 Women 50 Y Free
12 Men 50 Y Free
13 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
14 Women 200 Y IM
15 Men 200 Y IM
16 Women 200 Y Free
17 Men 200 Y Free
18 Women 100 Y Back
19 Men 100 Y Back
20 Women 50 Y Breast
21 Men 50 Y Breast
22 Women 400 Y IM
23 Men 400 Y IM
24 Women 500 Y Free
25 Men 500 Y Free
26 Women 50 Y Fly
27 Men 50 Y Fly
28 Women 100 Y Breast
29 Men 100 Y Breast
30 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
31 Women 100 Y Free
32 Men 100 Y Free
33 Women 50 Y Back
34 Men 50 Y Back
35 Women 200 Y Fly
36 Men 200 Y Fly
37 Women 100 Y IM
38 Men 100 Y IM
39 Women 200 Y Free Relay
40 Men 200 Y Free Relay
41 Women 1000 Y Free (choose 41 OR 43)
42 Men 1000 Y Free (choose 42 OR 44)
43 Women 1650 Y Free (choose 41 OR 43)
44 Men 1650 Y Free (choose 42 OR 44)