New Albany Masters Swim Meet & Pentathlon 2022

New Albany Masters Swimming

Saturday, March 5, 2022

New Albany Masters Swimming

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Dec 14, 2021
12:00 AM
Fri, Mar 4, 2022
06:00 PM

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Will be following COVID protocols set forth by the New Albany High School.  There have been many High School, Middle School and USA swimming meets at the pool since end of December.


Saturday, Mar 5, 2022 Warm-ups start at 10:00 a.m.  Event #1 (1000 yard freestyle) will start at 11:00 a.m.  Event #2 will start at 11:20 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

2022 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.    

Age of competitors on Mar 5, 2022 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.). 

Online meet entry is offered on  Online entries will close at 6pm, Friday, March 4, 2022.    Deck entries will be accepted until 9:50 a.m. on Saturday, except for event 1 (1000 Freestyle).  

Online Pre-Entered Entries:  $45
All Deck Entries:                    $50

Online entries are paid by credit card to and your credit card will be charged by " Event Billing" for this swim meet.  Online entries are cost effective and strongly recommended. 

Swimmers can enter any event individually and/or do one of the pentathlons.

     MINI - All 50 events, plus 100 IM
     SPRINT - All 100 events, plus 200 IM
     DISTANCE - All 200 events, plus 400 IM

MEET DIRECTORS              
Pete Tarnapoll and Chris Birnbrich

Pete Tarnapoll   614-563-1905

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 – 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 50 Y Free
3 Mixed 100 Y Back
4 Mixed 200 Y Breast
5 Mixed 50 Y Fly
6 Mixed 100 Y Fly
7 Mixed 200 Y Back
8 Mixed 50 Y Breast
9 Mixed 200 Y Free
10 Mixed 500 Y Free
11 Mixed 100 Y Free
12 Mixed 200 Y Fly
13 Mixed 50 Y Back
14 Mixed 100 Y Breast
15 Mixed 100 Y IM
16 Mixed 400 Y IM
17 Mixed 200 Y IM

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "NEW ALBANY MASTERS."

Online Registration closed on 3/4/2022.
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