|Individual Registration||Wed, Nov 7, 2018 12:00 AM||Sun, Jan 13, 2019 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Wed, Nov 7, 2018 11:59 PM||Sun, Jan 13, 2019 11:59 PM|
Sanctioned by North Carolina LMSC for USMS, Inc.
Meet Host: Charlotte Swim Masters Inc.
Meet Referee: Marty Fehr
Facility: The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center is located at 800 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28202. Parking is across the street on Saturday and in the facility parking lot on Sunday. The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, but as a fixed wall meet, must be subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of the fixed walls.
Rules: Swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2019. USMS One Day Registration will not be allowed. USMS rules govern the meet. Swimmers are limited to 5 individual events per day. When warming up, you must enter the pool feet first except in sprint lanes. No paddles or kickboards are allowed.
Deadline: Online entries only by 11:59pm EST Sunday January 13, 2019. No paper entries will be accepted and no deck entries will be accepted at the meet. Relay entries will be accepted at the meet by filling out relay cards and turning them in to the computer operator during the warmup session.
Fee: $50.00 flat fee which includes a long sleeve meet T-shirt for entrants registering before January 4, 2019. No additional relay fee. Relay only participants pay a $25 flat fee and will not receive a free T-shirt. T-shirt purchase is available at the meet. There is a $10 late fee for registrations received after January 7, 2019.
Relay only registration: This year we are offering the option to enter only relay events and not individual events. The cost for this is $25.00. A $10 late fee is charged for registrations received after January 7, 2019. The relay only registrations must be done online in advance and will not be offered at the meet. Only those swimmers who have registered for individual events can enter a relay at the relay table at the meet. This is included in the $50.00 registration fee.
Each swimmer in a relay must be a member of the same affiliated team. All swimmers must be USMS members.
Inclement Weather: There will be no refunds unless the meet is cancelled, in which case $30.00 will be refunded. If inclement weather occurs, the staff at the MCAC will determine by 7:00pm Friday, January 18, if the Aquatic Center will or will not open the following morning. If it opens, the meet will be held.
Scoring & Awards: Individual events will be scored 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1; relays doubled. This year, we will recognize female and male high point awards in each age group. To receive a high point award, a swimmer must compete in at least three events. The most senior female and male participant will also be recognized. A slick paper plaque for peel-off stickers showing your place and time for each event you swim will be available to all entrants.
Team awards will be given for first and second place in state and out of state teams.
Seeding: All events will be seeded by sex and time except the following events which will be seeded by time only: 1,650, 1,000, 400 IM, 500 free and 800 relay. In order to be seeded in each of these events, you must re-confirm at the clerk of course that you will swim. All events will be seeded from slow to fast, except the 500 free, which will be seeded fast to slow. The Meet Director reserves the right to combine sexes in any other events.
Saturday morning: Warm up at 7:45am; first heat of the 1650 starts at 8:30am.
Saturday afternoon: Warm up at conclusion of 1000 - approx 11:15am.
Saturday Noon: The first heat of Women's 400 free relay will be called.
Sunday morning: Warm up 7:30am; first heat of 400yd Medley Relay starts at 8:15am.
There are numerous downtown hotels within blocks of the pool.
Information concerning a social on Saturday will be forthcoming.
1650 yd Freestyle – Limited to first 24 entries
1000 yd Freestyle – Limited to first 40 entries
500 yd Freestyle - Seeded Fast to Slow
Only eight entrants allowed for combined events 800 Free Relay and 800 Mixed Free Relay.
RECONFIRMATION REQUIRED FOR THE 1500, 1000, 400 IM and 500 FREE.
|3||Women||400 Y||Free Relay|
|4||Men||400 Y||Free Relay|
|12||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|13||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|22||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|23||Mixed||400 Y||Free Relay|
|24||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|25||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|32||Women||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|33||Men||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|42||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|43||Mixed||400 Y||Medley Relay|
|44||Mixed||800 Y||Free Relay|
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