EBSC's Annual 'Love to Swim' Classic

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

MSC Sanction : 35023

Masters Swimming Association British Columbia

Swim Meet Registration

MSABC

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sat, Jan 18, 2020
12:00 AM
Tue, Feb 25, 2020
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 200 entrants.
Currently there are 193 entrants.



COMPETITION HOSTS: English Bay Swim Club

VENUE: Vancouver Aquatic Centre
1050 Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC V6E 1T7
Paid parking, 25cent operated lockers

POOL: 8-lane 25 metre competition pool w/electronic timing and a 5-
lane (20m) warm down area

MEET MANAGER: Gilles Beaudin / LTS2020@englishbay.org
MEET REFEREE: Charles Tai
OFFICIALS COORDINATOR: Amelie Ha / LTS2020@englishbay.org

ELIGIBILITY
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 increment)
4. Swimmer age is as of December 31st.
5. The meet will be limited to 200. Entries will be considered a firstcome-first-serve basis.

ENTRIES
1. Swimmers are limited to a max of FOUR individual entries plus relays.
2. Swimmers must submit an entry time for each event. Entries with NT will not be accepted.
3. Meet Fees are CAD$45.00 (USD$45.00 for US Masters) per swimmer.
4. Registration Methods:

a. Online: ClubAssist Deadline: 23FEB, 2020
b. Email Entries will not be accepted.
c. Club Entries: will not be accepted.
d. Phone Entries: will not be accepted.
e. Paper Copy: Swimmers may fill in the attached entry form and send in the form along with payment and must be received by - Deadline: 22FEB, 2020
i. Cheques/bank drafts payable to English Bay Swim Club
Mailing Address: EBSC c/o Vancouver Aquatic Centre, 1050
Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC V6E 1T7
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.
8. Heat Sheets will be emailed to all registered swimmers by Friday, 28FEB, 2020. Please print out and bring your own copy.

GENERAL MEET RULES
1. This meet will observe the FINA Technical Rules as outlined in the current FINA Masters Rulebook.
2. The FINA one start rule and SNC warm up procedures will be in effect
3. Current SNC Swimsuit 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. In the results, swimmers will be separated into the different genders and age groups
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Any act of theft, vandalism or similar action will result in immediate disqualification from the meet.
9. All participants are to respect the facility rules including: no deck changing and no outside shoes on deck.

800 FREESTYLE
1. There will be a limit of 16 male and 16 female swimmers for this event.
a. The Positive Check-in Deadline will be 60mins after the start of the meet. (11:30am)
2. If deemed necessary due to limited time, heats will be combined (two swimmers per lane, similar gender) as per the Swim BC guidelines.
3. Swimmers will be required to swim front crawl and no other stroke will be allowed.
4. Distance Lap Counters will be available but are limited in number so please come prepared to provide own.

RELAYS
1. Age groups for relay events will be: 72-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239 (forty year increments as high as necessary)
2. If deemed necessary due to limited time, Women’s, Men’s and Mixed relays events may be combined. Swimmers may only swim in one Medley Relay event and one Freestyle Relay event.
a. The Relay events will be separated out in the results.
3. Mixed relay teams MUST have 2 females and 2 males per team.
4. Deadline for relay name/order changes will be:
a. For the Medley Relays: 09:20am
b. For the Free Relays: 12:00pm.
c. The Relay card form is attached to this meet package. Clubs are responsible to bringing their own copies to the meet and submitting them to the Clerk of Course/office.
5. The ‘exhibition’ Pink Flamingo Relay will be run during the lunch break. There is space for 6 team entries (one entry per team) and you may register your team at the Clerk of Course Desk. Entries must be made prior to the start of the lunch break and are on a first come first serve basis.

SCORING
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.

DONATIONS: ‘A Loving Spoonful’
Swimmers wishing to donate to A Loving Spoonful, a non-partisan society that provides free, nutritious meals to people living with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Vancouver Area may do so by including their donation amount with their registration.

WARM UP AND SESSION TIMES
Sunday 01MAR, 2020
Session #1
Warm-up 09:30 - 10:15am
Competition 10:30am - 5:00pm

Note: Session completion time is approximate

AWARDS
1. Each swimmer will receive a Participation Certificate with space for result labels to be added. An envelope containing these certificates will be available for each club at the Welcome Desk upstairs or Clerk of Course on pool deck.
2. Result Labels will be available throughout the meet at the Clerk of Course desk.

RECORD ATTEMPTS
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 9:30 AM
Meet starts at 10:30 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 4:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 400 M Free
2 Men 200 M Medley Relay
3 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
4 Women 200 M Medley Relay
5 Mixed 100 M IM
6 Mixed 50 M Breast
7 Mixed 100 M Back
8 Mixed 200 M Fly
9 Mixed 100 M Free
10 Mixed 200 M Breast
11 Mixed 50 M Fly
12 Mixed 200 M IM
13 Mixed 50 M Free
14 Mixed 200 M Back
15 Mixed 100 M Breast
16 Mixed 100 M Fly
17 Mixed 200 M Free
18 Mixed 50 M Back
19 Mixed 400 M IM
20 Men 200 M Free Relay
21 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
22 Women 200 M Free Relay
23 Mixed 800 M Free

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

Online Registration closed on 2/25/2020.
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