|Individual Registration||Sun, Dec 22, 2019 12:00 AM||Wed, Feb 5, 2020 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Mon, Dec 2, 2019 11:59 PM||Wed, Feb 5, 2020 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 (MCAC) 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 ten lane competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1. Water temperature is at 78 degrees.
Rules: Swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2020. 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 Wednesday February 5, 2020.. There is a $10 late fee for registrations received after February 2, 2020. 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 or on February 2, 2020. 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, though supplies will be limited. There is a $10 late fee for registrations received after February 2, 2020.
Relay only registration: 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 February 2, 2020. 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, February 7, 2020, 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. If a swimmer is attempting a record swim, the swimmer must notify the Meet Director before the event on the day of the meet. A slick paper plaque for peel-off stickers showing your place and time for each event you swim will be available to all entrants.
Please bring your own heat sheets; there will be a limited number available for sale. 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, and 500 free. The 1650 Swim, Event 1, will be limited to 30 spots. The 1000 Swim, Event 2, will be limited to 40 spots. First come, first serve. In order to be seeded in the 1,650, 1,000, 400 IM, and 500 free, 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 the Mixed 400 IM will be called.
Sunday morning: Warm up 7:30am; first heat of the Women's 200 Free Relay starts at 8:15am.
There are numerous downtown hotels within blocks of the pool.
POSITIVE CHECK-IN REQUIRED FOR THE 1650, 1000, 400 IM and 500 FREE. .
|10||Women||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|11||Men||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|20||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|21||Mixed||400 Y||Free Relay|
|22||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|23||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
|38||Mixed||200 Y||Free Relay|
|39||Mixed||400 Y||Medley Relay|
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