2023 OktoberSplash Masters Swim Meet

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

Eastern Shore Masters Swimming

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Fri, Jul 28, 2023
12:01 AM
Thu, Oct 19, 2023
11:59 PM


HOSTED BY: Eastern Shore Masters Swimming. Meet Director: Chris Shrader
Phone: 317.753.5777;  Email: esmsclub@gmail.com

ENTRY DEADLINE: Entry deadline is Thursday, October 19, 2023

ENTRY FEE: Meet entry fee: $60.00   Day of Meet Deck entry $75.00

FACILITY: The Fairhope Municipal Pool, in beautiful Fairhope, Alabama, is an indoor 25 yard, 8 lane competition pool with touch pads and electronic scoreboard.  Up to 6 lanes will be used for competition and 2 lanes for warm-up available before and during competition.

POOL LENGTH:  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.

23 USMS Rules and Southeastern LMSC Safety guidelines and warm-up procedures will govern. Safety guidelines specify feet-first entry during warm-ups except for designated sprint lanes.

ELIGIBILITY: All swimmers must be registered with United States Masters Swimming, Inc. 

A swimmer may enter up to 5 individual events for the meet, exclusive of relays. Entry times will be assumed to be in short course yards (SCY) unless otherwise indicated. If you are using times for short-course or long-course meters, please so indicate. We will convert your time and seed you based on short-course yards equivalents (converted SCY times will be shown on the heat sheets). No Time (NT) entries will be seeded as slowest times. Please avoid using NT times whenever possible, and please use realistic entry times.

RELAYS: Relays will be deck-entered using forms provided at the meet. Relay team members must be registered with the same club. For purposes of awards and scoring, the age of the youngest relay team member shall determine the age group in the following age categories 18+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+, 95+, etc.

SCHEDULE: 1 Mile check in starts at 10:00 AM.  1 Mile Competition starts at 11 AM.  Meet check-in continues at 11 a.m., warm-up at 12 PM with competition starting at 1 PM.  A break will occur to provide food and water to our volunteers. Pacing of events
is based on participation level.

SCORING: First 6 finishes in each event, by age and gender, will be scored as follows: Individual events 6-5- 4-3- 2-1; Relay events 12-10-8-6-4- 2. Automatic timing system, with touch pads, will be used this year. There will be a manual timer back.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS: High point awards will be given to top male and female swimmers in each age group based on points scored in individual events. Relay points will not count towards individual awards, but they will count for team awards. Additional spirit awards will be presented as determined by the meet director and meet committee.

TEAM AWARDS: An award will be presented to the top team. The host team will not be a contender for team awards.

EMERGENCY PHONE CONTACT: The phone number at the pool office is (251) 990-0175. This number is for emergency purposes only during competition.

DISABLED SWIMMERS: An information sheet for disabled swimmers is available. This provides information necessary to prepare the facility and officials. Please contact
Chris Shrader
, Meet Director.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: There are a number of options for lodging in the Fairhope area, check online or call Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, (251) 928-6387

DIRECTIONS TO POOL: When driving on I-10 (from Pensacola, FL or Mobile) exit on US Hwy 98 at exit 35A. Take 98 south toward Fairhope, continue on Hwy 98 approximately 8.5, miles pool is on the right. Physical street address of the pool is 801 N. Greeno Rd (Hwy 98), Fairhope, AL 36532

Volunteers appreciated. Encourage friends and family to attend. We always take good care of our volunteers.

Post meet gathering (party) will be at the Fairhope Brewing Company, 914 Nichols Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532
with good food/soft drinks for swimmers, volunteers, and families included with an entry fee. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Instructions to the party provided at the meet.

Session 1 - 1 Mile
Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 11:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1650 Y Free
Session 2 - Events 2-17
Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
2 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
3 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
4 Mixed 200 Y Free
5 Mixed 200 Y IM
6 Mixed 50 Y Breast
7 Mixed 100 Y Back
8 Mixed 100 Y Fly
9 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
10 Mixed 50 Y Back
11 Mixed 100 Y Breast
12 Mixed 50 Y Free
13 Mixed 500 Y Free
14 Mixed 50 Y Fly
15 Mixed 100 Y Free
16 Mixed 100 Y IM

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ESMS SWIM MEET."

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