2020 Vernon Masters Winter Carnival Swim Meet

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

MSC Sanction : 34842

Masters Swimming Association British Columbia

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Dec 10, 2019
12:00 AM
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
08:00 PM

This competition is limited to the first 75 entrants.
Currently there are 48 entrants.

**Swimmers can only swim ONE event of the combined events (ie. One of the 200br, 200fl, 200bk and one of 400fr, 400IM)**


VENUE: Vernon Recreation Centre 3310-37 Ave, Vernon BC V1T 2Y5
Free onsite parking, no concession and coin operated lockers

POOL: 6-lane 25 metre competition pool (Lane 8 will be for Warm-up/Warm Down)

MEET MANAGER: Sharon Slater (slslater@shaw.ca)

MEET REGISTRAR: John Holmwood (holmwood@shaw.ca)



1. All swimmers must be registered with a Swim BC, SNC, or other FINA recognized club.
2. Proof of registration may be required for International Masters swimmers.
3. Age groups for individual events will be: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 etc. (five-year age groups increments)
4. Swimmer age is as of December 31st.
5. The meet will be limited to 75 of swimmers. Entries will be considered a first-come-first-serve basis.

1. Swimmers are limited to a max of FOUR individual entries plusrelays.
2. Meet Fees are $35.00 per swimmer.
3. Swimmers must submit a time for each event. NT entries will not be accepted.
4. Registration Methods:

  • a. Online: entries will only be accepted through the Club Assistant link - http://www.msabc.ca/swim-meets.html
  • Deadline: Jan 15, 2020 at 11:59pm
5. All meet fees MUST accompany all entries.
6. Late and/or deck entries will not be accepted. No refunds.
7. Psych Sheets will be posted on the MSABC website as soon as possible after the entry deadline.

1. This meet will observe the FINA Technical Rules as outlined in the current FINA Masters Rulebook as well as:
a. From the deep end: Starts shall be permitted from StartingPlatforms (blocks) as per FINA FR 2.3 and SW 4.1.
2. The FINA one start rule and SNC warm up procedures will be in effect
3. Current SNC Swim Suit policy will be in effect at this meet.
4. All events will be swum as TIME FINALS.
5. Events will be swum slowest to fastest with all age groups and genders swimming together.
a. In the results, swimmers will be separated into the different genders and age groups.
6. 200 Butterfly, Backstroke and Breaststroke events will be combined as well as 400 Freestyle and 400 IM events will be combined. Swimmers will only be allowed to enter in one of the combined
200’s as well as one of the combined 400’s.
7. Meet management reserves the right to reduce this number of entries for all events if the meet time lines do not fit a reasonable time frame. Clubs/swimmers will be notified in advance and will have 24 hours to re-submit entries if needed.
8. Coaches are asked to check in with the Meet Manager immediately upon arrival to pay outstanding entry fees, pick up Meet Info packages and receive information regarding any changes.
9. Any act of theft, vandalism or similar action will result in immediate disqualification from the meet.
10. All participants are to respect the facility rules including: no deck changing and no outside shoes on deck.

1. Deck entries will be allowed for Relays only.
2. Age groups for relay events will be: 72-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160- 199, 200-239 (forty year increments as high as necessary)
3. Women’s, Men’s and Mixed relays events will be combined. Swimmers may only swim either on the men’s, women’s or mixed team in the relay events.
a. The Relay events will be separated out in the results.
4. Mixed relay teams MUST have 2 females and 2 males per team.
5. Deadline for relay name/order changes will be:
a. For the Free Relays: After Warm-ups
b. For the Medley Relays: After 1st Session-during break.
c. The Relay cards will be available at the Clerk of Course Desk.

1. Individual scoring: 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11
Relay scoring: 40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22
2. Scores from this meet will be included in the League Trophy Award as per the MSABC League Trophy policy.

1. Record attempt forms are attached to this meet package. It is the swimmer and/or coach’s responsibility to fill out the form and submit to the Clerk of Course/office prior to the start of the session.


Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 100 M Free
2 Mixed 200 M Fly
3 Mixed 200 M Back
4 Mixed 200 M Breast
5 Mixed 100 M IM
6 Mixed 50 M Breast
7 Mixed 100 M Fly
8 Mixed 100 M Back
9 Mixed 200 M Free
10 Women 200 M Free Relay
11 Men 200 M Free Relay
12 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
13 Mixed 50 M Back
14 Mixed 50 M Fly
15 Mixed 100 M Breast
16 Mixed 400 M Free
17 Mixed 400 M IM
18 Mixed 50 M Free
19 Mixed 200 M IM
20 Women 200 M Medley Relay
21 Men 200 M Medley Relay
22 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Masters Swimming Assoc of BC."

Online Registration closed on 1/19/2020.
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