CANCELLED - 2020 BC Masters Championships

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Friday, April 17 - Sunday, April 19, 2020

MSC Sanction : 35202

Masters Swimming Association British Columbia

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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This competition is closed by the host.  MEET CANCELLED. REFUNDS PENDING
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Individual Registration Tue, Feb 4, 2020
12:00 AM
Wed, Mar 11, 2020
11:59 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Mon, Feb 4, 2019
11:59 PM
Wed, Mar 11, 2020
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 300 entrants.
Currently there are 38 entrants.

CANCELLED - Due to COVID-19 recommendations to avoid gatherings. Refunds to be processed and issued in full over the coming weeks. 

White Rock Wave

VENUE: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre
16855 24th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. 604-590-7800
Free Parking, day lockers available

POOL: 10 lane 25m competition pool w/ Colorado timing 4 lane 25m warm down pool

MEET MANAGER: Craig Slater,

MEET REFEREE: Barry Parish


SPONSORSHIP: Susan Kirk, Wanda Morris, Debbie Dunn, Linda Stanley Wilson

BANQUET: Karen Peters

TREASURER: Nancy Waterman

Check-in: Please visit the check-in desk located in the pool lobby.

Welcome bags will be available at check-in on deck during the meet.
Banquet tickets will be provided at check-in
Operating hours of the check-in desk:
Friday: 3:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-10am

MSABC AGM: The MSABC AGM will be held approximately 30 minutes after the final event on Sat April 18, in the room adjacent to the pool deck.

Warm Up and Session Times
Friday April 17 
Warm up: 4:00 - 4:45 pm
Competition: 5:00 pm

Saturday April 18
Warm up: 8:00 - 8:45 am
Competition: 9:00 am

Sunday April 19
Warm up: 8:00 - 8:45 am
Competition: 9:00 am

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 31, 2020
5. The meet will be limited to 300 swimmers and entries will be considered on a first-come-first-serve basis

1. Swimmers are limited to a maximum of seven individual entries plus relays
2. Swimmers must submit an entry time for each event and entries with NT will not be accepted
3. Meet fees are $95 per swimmer or relay only entry
4. Registration: Online registration is available through the MSABC website: http//
5. Entry deadline: April 5, 2020 at 11:59pm
6. Requests to change an entry time received after April 5, 2020, will not be accepted.
7. All meet fees must accompany entries
8. Late and /or deck entries will not be accepted and no refunds
9. No deck entries will be accepted with the exception of relays
10. Psych Sheets and Heat 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 shallow end: starts shall be permitted from the deck or bulkhead as per Canadian Facility Rule CFR 2.3.1 and CSW 4.1.1
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. Meet management reserves the right to reduce the 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. Any act of theft, vandalism or similar action will result in immediate disqualification from the meet 8. All participants are to respect the facility rules including: no deck changing and no outside shoes on deck

1500/800 Freestyle
There will be a limit of 40 entries for 1500 Free and 40 entries for the 800 Free event. Mandatory in person positive check in for the 1500 Freestyle event closes at 4:30 pm, April 17, 2020, at the Clerk of the Course desk. Mandatory in person positive check in for the 800 Freestyle event closes at the conclusion of
Event 11 on Saturday April 18, 2020, at the Clerk of the Course. Swimmers not checking in person for the 1500 and 800 freestyle events will be removed from the events at the above respective deadline times. Distance Lap Counters will not be available. Swimmers must provide their own if needed.

1. Relay team entry deadline is April 7, 2020 at 11:59pm. Each club must complete a Relay Card for each team entry and event. Cards available in the Meet Package. Please email the completed Relay cards to the Meet Manager.
2. Relay name changes and /or scratches may be submitted on the first day of the Meet and no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the Meet on the day in which the relay event is scheduled
3. No swimmer may swim more than once in any relay event
4. Mixed relays must be composed of two females and two males from the same club or affiliation
5. Relay teams that include swimmers under the age of 25 will not be eligible for Master’s World Records

Individual: 20 - 17 - 16 - 15- 14 - 13 - 12 - 11
Relay : 40 - 34 - 32 - 30 - 28 - 26 - 24 - 22

Lapel pins will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers of individual events in each age group. Lapel pins will be awarded to the 1st place relay in each age group. Awards must be picked up at the awards desk, located on the pool deck. Awards will not be mailed.

Meet results will be posted on the pool deck throughout the meet. Results will also be posted on Meet Mobile.

Swimmers challenging a current record are required to provide a record attempt card to the Clerk of Course at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the meet on the day in which the event is scheduled.

Saturday April 18, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club
1284 184 St, Surrey, BC.
Tickets $35 per person

Members will be welcomed with charcuterie platters and vegetables. The buffet style dinner will include a selection of artisan buns, assorted salads, Tuscan chicken, vegetable pasta, rice pilaf, a medley of grilled Mediterranean vegetables and a variety of desserts. Coffee and tea will be served as well as a glass of wine with dinner. All dietary restrictions will be considered if required.

Maximum seating is 175 attendees. Any extra tickets will be made available for purchase during the meet (cash only please).

This will be a licensed event and attendees must be 19 years of age. A cash bar will be available for wine and beer.

Ocean Promenade Hotel
15611 Marine Drive
White Rock, B.C.
Quote: White Rock Wave Swim Club
- Deluxe 2 Queen Room $ 115.00
- Deluxe King Room $ 125.00
- Deluxe Queen Room $ 115.00
- King Studio Suite $ 149.00
- One Bedroom Suite $ 209.00

Best Western Peace Arch Inn
2293 King George Blvd.
Surrey, B.C.
604 541-8100
- 2 Queen Room w/ Kitchenette $ 159.00

Friday, April 17, 2020 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 4:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 5:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1500 M Free
2 Mixed 200 M IM
3 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
4 Women 400 M Free Relay
5 Men 400 M Free Relay
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
6 Mixed 400 M Free
7 Mixed 50 M Back
8 Mixed 100 M Breast
9 Mixed 100 M Fly
10 Women 200 M Free Relay
11 Men 200 M Free Relay
12 Mixed 100 M Free
13 Mixed 400 M IM
14 Mixed 50 M Breast
15 Mixed 100 M Back
16 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
Sunday, April 19, 2020 - Session 3
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
17 Mixed 800 M Free
18 Mixed 50 M Free
19 Mixed 200 M Back
20 Mixed 100 M IM
21 Mixed 200 M Fly
22 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
23 Women 200 M Medley Relay
24 Men 200 M Medley Relay
25 Mixed 200 M Free
26 Mixed 50 M Fly
27 Mixed 200 M Breast
28 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
29 Women 400 M Medley Relay
30 Men 400 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 3/11/2020.
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