2017 Georgia Masters
SouthSide Pentathlon Swim Meet
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Warm-ups 11:30 am Meet Starts 12:15 pm
Sanctioned by GA-LMSC for USMS, Inc.: Sanction # 457-S004
Hosted by SouthSide Seals Swim Team and Smart Swimming
Meet Director –Deb Skinner
Meet Referee – Ed Saltzman
Facilities: Steve Lundquist Aquatic Center 9045 Tara Boulevard , Jonesboro, GA 30236
Indoor ten lane – 25 yard (1-2 lanes will be kept open at all times for warm-up/warm-down). Automatic electronic timing and scoreboard will be used. Deck space for 200+ swimmers, and spectators.
Directions: From Atlanta – Take I-75 South to Exit 235 (US 19/41 Tara Blvd). Follow Tara Blvd south past turnoff to US 54 (Fayetteville Rd and Quick Trip). Turn right at Justice Center Rd, just past Talmadge Pools (about 5.4 miles from I-75). The Harold Banke Justice Center is on the SW corner of Justice Center Rd and Tara Blvd. Follow the Aquatic Center signs then turn right into Aquatic Center parking area.
Eligibility: Open to all 2017 registered United States Masters Swimming (USMS) members 18 years or older as of September 10, 2016.
Rules: 2017 USMS rules apply.
Entries: Maximum of five individual events, plus two relays. You may enter any events you choose. However, to be eligible for one of the 3 pentathlons, you must enter as follows:
Sprint Pentathlon – 50 Fly, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 50 Free, plus 100 IM
Middle Distance Pentathlon – 100 Fly, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Free, plus 200 IM
Iron Man Pentathlon – 200 Fly, 200 Back, 200 Breast, 200 Free, plus 400 IM
Deadline: On-line entries close 11:59PM September 7th. Paper entries must be received by September 6th.
Deck Entries will be accepted up until the start of the meet, at a fee of $40.00. Deck entrants will be seeded into open lanes of existing heats.
Information: Contact Rob Copeland – Phone: (404) 667-7902 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeding: All events are pre-seeded and timed finals. Heats are seeded and swum from slowest to fastest, with men and women seeded together.
Awards: Awards for 1st through 3rd places by age group and men and women for individual events.
Men and Women Pentathlon winners (lowest cumulative time for the 5 events) in each age group and for each Pentathlon distance (Sprint, Middle Distance & Iron Man) receive trophies!
Fees: $35.00 - Individual event fees must accompany entries and are non-refundable. Deck entrant fees are $40.00.
Warm-Up: The pool will be available for warm-up from 11:30 to 12:10 pm. Warm-up/warm-down lane(s) will be available during the entire meet. Diving permitted ONLY in designated 1-way sprint lanes.
Relays: Relay swimmers must be entered in at least one individual event. Relays will be deck entered. Relay entry forms will be provided and must be submitted 45 minutes before the relay event.
Social: A social gathering and the Georgia LMSC Annual Meeting will follow the meet. The social is free to all meet entrants and $5.00 for each non-entrant. Last year, everyone had a great time, so don’t miss out. Details and maps will be available at the meet.