At Evanston Township High School Sunday, December 5, 2021 Sanctioned by ILMSA for USMS, Inc.
6:45 am: Door Opens
7:00 am: Warm-up Begins
8:00 am: Competition Begins
Entry Limit: 5 individual events and two team relays (RELAYS ORGANIZED AND REGISTERED BY TEAMS!)
Meet Entry Fee: $50 per swimmer, including relay-only swimmers - up to 5 individual events and 2 relays included. Your credit card will be charged by “Evanston Masters” for this swim meet. Team Relays will cost $5.00 per relay (Cash or check to be submitted with relay entry forms on deck.)
Online Registration Only Credit card processing by "Evanston Masters" via ClubAssistant.com.
FINAL DEADLINE: 12:00 pm (noon) on Saturday, December 4, 2021 NO mail, phone, email, or LATE entries accepted NO deck entries accepted on the morning of the meet
Eligibility: Must be over 18 years of age and have proof of a current USMS 2021 or 2022 registration. In accordance with USMS rules, current USMS registration information is required for registration. The online meet registration process will automatically confirm your USMS membership status.
Check-in: There will be no meet check in. USMS membership for participants will be confirmed through online registration.
Seeding: All individual events will be seeded slowest to fastest regardless of age or gender and based on all valid entries as of the registration deadline.
Awards: Ribbons for individuals in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place by age group.
Location: Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave, Evanston, IL Park in the rear parking lot off Church St, just west of Dodge. Do not park on Dodge Ave in front of the pool. Enter the building at Door 3. There is a hallway that leads straight through the building to the pool. You can find a map here of this route.
Facility: The main facility is a 25 yard, 6 lane competition pool with flow-through gutters and an electronic timing system. This fast pool is frequent host to IHSA state championship meets. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2. This means that it is eligible for top 10 recognition. Throughout the meet, there is a separate, three-lane, 20-yard pool available for warm-up/warm-down. “Circle Swimming” will be observed in the three warm-up/warm-down lanes. There is ample seating for spectators and swimmers in the stands surrounding the pool.
Safety Requirements: COVID-19 vaccination is required in order to participate in this event. All participants will be required to state their brand and dates of vaccination when they register. Those requesting medical or religious exemption should contact the meet director. Masks will be required at all times when not swimming or entering or exiting the water. Entries will be capped at 100 participants. No non-swimming spectators will be allowed inside the facility.