2021 Coastal Masters Fun-vitational

Hawk Masters Swimming

Saturday, October 30, 2021

USMS Sanction : 131-S005

Hawk Masters Swimming

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sat, May 1, 2021
12:00 AM
Tue, Oct 26, 2021
11:59 PM

North Carolina LMSC for USMS, Inc
Sanction Number is: 131-S005

UNCW Natatorium 
690 Hamilton Dr, Wilmington NC 28403

Meet Directors: 
Kristen Jeno - kbs1011@gmail.com, 252-412-5453
Alicia Uhl -  auhl@ec.rr.com, 910-547-7575
Celia Wolff - ikeepswimming@gmail.com, 910-723-7665 

Meet Referee:            
Bill Luse - wclswim@ec.rr.com. (910) 376-1575

8 lane, 25 yard indoor heated pool will be in use. All 8 lanes will be used for competition.  The Colorado System 6 will be used along with stopwatch timing with two watches per lane. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with USMS articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1.  You can expect pool temperatures to be between 80-82 degrees.  

Warm-up begins at 9:00am. You will have access to all 8 lanes for warm-up and scheduled meet breaks.  Meet starts at 10:00am. No swimming equipment (paddles, kickboard, etc.) will be allowed during warm-up. Swimmers not swimming the 500 can expect to warm-up around 10:45am at the conclusion of the 500.  Cool down lanes will be available in the diving well right next to the competition pool.  This will also be available for warm-up as well.  

Scheduled Meet Breaks: 

  • 25 minute additional warm up following the final heat of the 500y
  • 5 minute break after the 100y Back
  • 5 minute break after the 200y Back
  • 10 minute break after the 50y Back
  • 10 minute break after the 25y Free
  • 5 minute break after the 100y Medley Relay
  • 10 minute break after the 100y Free Relay
USMS rules will govern this meet. Swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2021. One day USMS registration will be available. When warming up, you must enter the pool feet first except in sprint lanes. No paddles or kickboards are allowed. NO DIVING will be allowed during ANY breaks.

One-event registration is strictly for insurance coverage for the event. One-event participants are not eligible for Event Rankings, Top 10, USMS records, or other honors (either individual or relay) achieved in that event. Per Article 301.3.1 of the USMS Rule Book.

Additional Information:
The times recorded from the 25's are not eligible for USMS records.

COVID Safety Protocols:
HAWK Masters reserves the right to alter COVID-19 protocols based on local, state, and national guidelines at the time of the event. Here is what is currently planned for the 2021 Coastal Masters FUN-vitational. Any updates will be posted on this page and emailed to registered swimmers prior to the event.

-Hawk Masters encourages members to be vaccinated for COVID-19, but we understand it is a personal decision based on individual factors.
-Hawk Masters is not requiring COVID-19 vaccination for participation in this meet.
-All participants are required to fill out this USMS liability release form during the registration process.
-Do not attend if you’re experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. If you experience symptoms or test positive for COVID-19 within two weeks after the conclusion of the event, please contact hawkmastersswimming@gmail.com.

-The UNCW Natatorium is a large facility that can typically accommodate up to 1,000 people. To allow for social distancing, capacity has been reduced to 200 maximum swimmer and 100 spectators.  
-USMS recommends a max of six swimmers per lane during warm-up, and swimmers are discouraged from hanging on the walls during warm-up. Please be flexible with your warm-up routine to avoid overcrowding and be considerate of your fellow swimmers. 
-The most recent USMS liability release form must be executed by each participant during the event registration process. To be clear, USMS liability insurance doesn’t cover transmission of viral or bacterial infections.
-There is ample seating areas to spread out. Please don’t congregate in crowded areas.
-Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility
-Common areas and surfaces will be sanitized frequently.
-Bathroom access will be limited. Swimmers should arrive and leave in their suits. Showers won’t be available.

-Per CDC guidance (updated May 13, 2021), attendees who haven’t been fully vaccinated will be required to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth inside the facility at all times except while swimming. Swimmers should remove their mask just before entering the water and put their mask on as soon as they exit the water. Please bring extra masks and Ziploc bags to keep your masks dry. It’s also recommended you write your name on your mask(s).

-Heats will be spaced with only the on-deck heat behind the blocks when swimmers are in the water.
-Officials will be spaced, as needed, for social distancing.
-Timers will be given ample space behind the blocks during events and will only step forward to record the finish of each heat.

-Relays will be held with one heat of swimmers behind the blocks at one time.

-Awards may be picked up after the meet at the meet social (as allowed by local and state guidelines).

Online entries only by 11:59pm EST Tuesday October 26th, 2021. No paper entries will be accepted and no deck entries will be accepted at the meet.

$35.00 flat fee which includes a FREE USMS cap & sticker. There is a $15 one day "One Event Registration" fee available for those that are not USMS members. No extra charge for relays. **One event registrants are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in any relays.**  Online entries are paid by credit card to ClubAssistant.com Events. There will be no refunds unless the meet is cancelled, in which case $20.00 of the fee paid will be retained and $15.00 will be refunded. If inclement weather occurs, the staff will determine by 2:00 p.m. Friday March 13, if the center will or will not open the following morning. If it opens, the meet will be held.

Post Meet Social:
A post meet BBQ social will be held at a nearby location directly following the meet.  Location will be updated and sent out to participants.  The social is free for registered swimmers. Guests are $10 for adults, and $5 for children.  We will be handing out awards and prizes at the social!

All events will be seeded by time from slow to fast. The 500 will be capped at 56 swimmers and will include a positive check-in  which will close at 9:30am.

Points will be awarded as follows:
Individuals: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Relays: 22-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2

All team awards must be picked up from Clerk of Course the day of the meet OR be picked up at the social directly following the meet. No awards will be mailed.

Limit and Order of Events: Limit is six individual events and 3 relay events.
EVENT 21 is the Floaty Relay. The meet directors will organize the relay teams based on entrants.

Warm-ups start at 9:00 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 500 Y Free
2 Mixed 200 Y IM
3 Mixed 50 Y Breast
4 Mixed 100 Y Fly
5 Mixed 50 Y Free
6 Mixed 100 Y Back
7 Mixed 100 Y Breast
8 Mixed 200 Y Free
9 Mixed 100 Y IM
10 Mixed 200 Y Back
11 Mixed 50 Y Fly
12 Mixed 100 Y Free
13 Mixed 200 Y Breast
14 Mixed 50 Y Back
15 Mixed 25 Y Breast
16 Mixed 25 Y Fly
17 Mixed 25 Y Back
18 Mixed 25 Y Free
19 Mixed 100 Y Medley Relay
20 Mixed 100 Y Free Relay
21 Mixed 100 Y Relay

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

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