6th Annual Arnold Classic Swim Meet

New Albany Masters Swimming

Saturday, March 2, 2019

New Albany Masters Swimming

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Individual Registration Tue, Jan 1, 2019
12:00 AM
Thu, Feb 28, 2019
06:00 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Tue, Jan 1, 2019
12:00 AM
Thu, Feb 28, 2019
06:00 PM
Relay Team Registration Tue, Jan 1, 2019
12:00 AM
Sat, Mar 2, 2019
12:00 AM
Relay Online Registration closed at 12:00 AM on Sat, Mar 2, 2019.


Saturday, Mar 2, 2019.  Warm-ups start at 10:00 a.m.  Event #1/2 (1000/500 yard freestyle) will start at 11:00 a.m.  Event #3 will start at 11:45 a.m. or later.  Deck entries should be in no later than 10:00 a.m.
The Natatorium is attached to New Albany High School on Fodor Road.  From Cincinnati on I-71 North:  exit 101A toward I-670W, take exit 109A toward I-670 toward airport, take US-62E toward Gahanna/Cleveland, turn left onto US-62/Mill St.  Travel about 5 miles to second roundabout and take third exit onto Market St.  Market St. becomes Fodor Rd after the next traffic light.  HS is on the right immediately after the traffic light intersection.  From Cleveland on I-71-South:   Take Exit 119A or I-270E towards Wheeling, take OHI-161, Exit 30 toward new Albany/Worthington, Take the OH-161 Exit 30B, merge onto OH-161 New Albany Exchange, Take the Hamilton Rd. exit keeping right onto Hamilton Rd.  Go one block and turn left onto E. Dublin Granville Rd and turn left at the second traffic signal.  HS is on the right immediately after the turn.  Parking available in the school lot.   

The pool is a 6-lane, 25-yard pool with anti-turbulent lane lines and automatic timing.  Lane 6 will be available for warm-up during the meet.  The length of the competition course has been measured and is NOT in compliance with USMS articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1: Times achieved in the meet will NOT be eligible for USMS Top 10 and records.

A Courtyard by Marriott hotel is located within 3 miles of the pool.  Its address is 5211 Forest Drive, New Albany, OH  43054 and its phone is 614-855-1505

2019 U.S. Masters Swimming rules will govern conduct of the meet.  Because of insurance regulations, all swimmers must be registered U.S. Masters Swimmers.  If not registered, swimmers can register online with USMS after the entry due date or at the meet, but swimmers must be USMS registered before swimming any events.  The USMS Release of Liability must be signed electronically during online meet entry or must be signed on paper for mailed entries.  Please send a copy of your USMS card with your mailed entry.  Only swimmers entered in the meet can participate in relays.

Age of competitors on Mar. 3, 2018 will determine age group.  Age groups are: 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc.  For relays, age group is determined by the age of the youngest swimmer in the team (i.e. 19+, 25+, 35+, 45+, etc.).  All relays can be swum with 4 women, 4 men, or mixed (2 women and 2 men). 

Online meet entry is offered on ClubAssistant.com.  Online entries will close at 6pm, Thursday, February 28, 2019.  Paper entries must be received by the Meet Director by Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019.  Deck entries will be accepted until 9:50 a.m. on Saturday, except for event 1 & 2 (1000 & 500 yd. Freestyle).  Relays are deck entry only and due by start of event 4.

Online Pre-Entered Entries:       $40
Entries Via Mail:                          $45
All Deck Entries:                          $50
Relay- or Kick-Only Swimmers:  $10

Online entries are paid by credit card to ClubAssistant.com and your credit card will be charged by "ClubAssistant.com Event Billing" for this swim meet.  Online entries are cost effective and strongly recommended.  Swimmers who intend to swim only relay events must officially enter the meet using the paper entry form and pay the $10.00 Relay-Only Fee..

MEET DIRECTORS              
Pete Tarnapoll and Chris Birnbrich

Pete Tarnapoll   614-563-1905    pete.tarnapoll@gmail.com

Each event will be seeded by the pre-entered seedtime of each swimmer, with the slower heats first (except the 500, which will be swum fastest to slowest).  The meet will be seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender.  No Time (NT) will be seeded in the slower heats.  Swimmers are responsible for reporting to the blocks on time for their appropriate heat and lane for each event.  Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted by 10:45 on the day of the competition.

A – When the swimmers and officials are ready, the referee shall signal with an outstretched arm to the starter that the swimmers are under the starter’s control.
B – on the starter’s command “Take your Mark,” the swimmers shall immediately assume their starting position with at least one foot at the front of the starting platform.  Swimmers starting in the water must have at least one hand in contact with the wall or starting platform.  When all swimmers are stationary, the starter shall give the starting signal
C – for backstroke event starts, the starter may give the command “Place Your Feet” after the referee’s whistle.
A – free to all meet registrants; $10 for relay-only swimmers. 
B – all relays are deck entered.
C – mixed relays may be swum, but not scored, and shall consist of two men and two women, who may swim in any order. 
D – age groups for relays will be determined by the youngest member of the team and are: 19+, 25+, 35+, 45+, etc.
E – Official relay cards are to be picked up from the Clerk of Course by a team representative who is responsible for the relay. The relay rep should print legibly all information required.  Each card should include the swimmer’s name as on the USMS registration card in order of relay sum,: first name, last name, age and gender.  Cards shall be returned to the computer table by 11am on 3/3/18.

A – the pool is available for warming up beginning at 10am and will be cleared at 10:50.
B – lane 6 will be open for warm-up and cool-down throughout the meet and there will be at least one break period in between events when the whole pool will be available for warm-up/cool-down.
C – we ask that swimmers in the warm-up/cool-down lane (#6) be considerate and stop/tread water during the start of each subsequent event.

Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet starts at 11:00 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 2:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1000 Y Free
2 Mixed 500 Y Free
3 Mixed 50 Y Back
4 Mixed 50 Y Breast
5 Mixed 100 Y Fly
6 Mixed 200 Y Free
7 Mixed 200 Y Back
8 Mixed 100 Y IM
9 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
10 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
11 Mixed 200 Y Fly
12 Mixed 200 Y Breast
13 Mixed 50 Y Free
14 Mixed 100 Y Back
15 Mixed 50 Y Fly
16 Mixed 100 Y Breast
17 Mixed 100 Y Free
18 Mixed 400 Y IM

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."

Online Registration closed on 2/28/2019.
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