TIME: Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Warm up will be from 8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m., meet starts at 9:00 a.m. with no more than three (3) heats of the 1500 meter event to swim first. Remaining events will start no earlier than 10:30 a.m. Continuous warm up and warm down will be available throughout the meet.
FACILITY: 25 meter indoor pool, 6 lanes for competition with a continuous warm up/warm down area. Stephens Family YMCA is a modern facility and the pool has been used to host age group meets. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1. Ample free parking is available; ample locker room space is available.
ELIGIBILITY: USMS REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Per USMS/FINA rules in short course meters meets your age as of December 31, 2018 determines your age group for the meet. ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 USMS OFFERS A REDUCED 2018 MEMBERSHIP FEE FOR PART YEAR MEMBERSHIPS. To register with USMS go to: https://www.usms.org/reg/register.php.
ENTRY OPTIONS : ENTRY FEE $35.00 Flat Fee. ONLINE ENTRY PREFERRED. The 1500 Free, 400 IM, and 400 Free, will be limited to the first 18 swimmers registered. NO LATE EMAIL OR DECK ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. ENTRY DEADLINE: Thursday, October 5, 2018.
MEET CONDUCT: 2018 USMS rules govern the conduct of the meet. All events will be hand-timed finals. Electronic timing equipment may be available. All events will be swum slowest to fastest. Participants are limited to 4 individual events but unlimited relays. Competitors attempting records must notify the starter to assure that 3 timers are available for that individual’s race.