The Louisville Invitational

SKY Meets

Sunday, November 24, 2019

USMS Sanction : 419-S005

SKY Meets

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Thu, Sep 26, 2019
12:00 AM
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
09:00 PM

Sponsored By: Cardinal Masters

Location: Ralph Wright Natatorium, University of Louisville, 2216 South Floyd St, Louisville, Ky 40208

Venue: 8 Lane Competition pool with a 25 Yard warm-up area, Non-Turbulent Dividers, Daktronics Fully Automatic Timing, 40 x 22 inch Paragon Blocks with Back plates, Colorado Backstroke Ledges.
The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.

Schedule: Sunday, November 24, 2019, 9:00 am EST; Warm-up at 8:00 am EST; Doors open 7:45 am EST

Eligibility: All swimmers must be registered with United States Masters Swimming, Inc. Each swimmer is responsible for his/her USMS card and may be required to show it upon request by officials.

To be entered, a copy of the swimmer’s current USMS registration card MUST accompany the paper entry form.

The meet entry form should display your registered name, USMS number and USMS club or SKY workout group name, according to your USMS card.

Unattached swimmers shall be noted as “UC-(LMSC #).”  Unattached Swimmers are not eligible to swim on relays.

Each swimmer is eligible to enter and swim a maximum of 5 individual events for the meet, plus relays. There shall be no “exhibition” swims.

Age: The age reported on your entry form must reflect your age as of 12/31/2019.

18-24 Swimmers: Swimmers 18-24 years old competing in USMS meets may jeopardize their NCAA eligibility.

Warm-Up/Warm Down: Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. Diving shall be permitted only in the designated lanes. USMS Rule 102.4 is in effect.

Entry Fees & Deadlines: The Online entry system is available on   

An EARLYBIRD entry fee of $25.00 will be charged for on-line entries received by 11:59 pm EST October 31st , 2019

An entry fee of $30.00 will be charged for on-line entries received November 1st, 2019 at 12:00am EST until Friday, November 22nd, at 9:00 pm EST

Online entry is paid by credit card to " Events". Maximum entries are five (5) individual events, plus relays.

An entry fee of $30.00 will be charged for written entries. This fee is for written entries received by the entry deadline or late entries, accepted before the day of the meet. Checks are preferred. Maximum entries is (5) Five Individual events for the meet, plus relays. Make checks payable to the Swim Kentucky Masters. Paper entries are to be received by Wednesday, November 20, 2019.  Paper Entries received after November 20th will be considered Deck Entries.

Send all paper entries to Seth Boone, 2216 South Floyd St, Louisville, Ky 40208

Deck Entry Deadline: Paper deck entries will be accepted from 7:45 am until 8:30 am EST, the day of the meet at the facility. The fees for the paper entries received late and deck entries (day of the meet) is $35.00

Relay only entries is a $10.00 surcharge

Real Time results and event Psych Sheet should be posted by Saturday evening,  November 23rd on Meet Mobile and at

Lane Assignments: Each event will be Deck Seeded by the pre-entered seedtime of each swimmer with the slower heats first. No time (NT) will be seeded in the slower heats. Swimmers will be pre-seeded according to time regardless of age. Women and men will be seeded in heats, together. Swimmers are responsible for reporting to the blocks on time for their appropriate heat and lane for each event.  The meet will be seeded when deck entries close and heat and lane assignments will then be posted around the venue.

*400 Ind Medley and & 400 Freestyle: The 400 Individual Medley and the 400 Freestyle shall be men and women seeded together, by event with the 400 IM first. Both events shall be limited to the first 48 entries received. An athlete may enter and swim only one (1) of the two 400 meter events, either the 400 IM or the 400 free, but not both.*

Team Representatives: All USMS registered teams should inform the meet director or the Clerk of Course of one official team representative before the start of event #1, or upon the team’s arrival.

Relays: Relay teams may be entered as MEN, WOMEN or MIXED, but teams of all types will be seeded together in the same heats, and then scored separately. No swimmer may swim on both a mixed and a same-sex team in the same event. Relay’s should display the USMS club (no SKY workout group) and the USMS registered name of each swimmer on the relay card.  All relays will be deck entered. Relay cards are to be picked up from the Clerk of Course table, by the coach or team representative who is responsible for printing legibly all information required. Each card shall include: each swimmer’s name as registered with USMS in order swum on relay; first name, last name, age, and sex. The aggregate age for the four relay team members shall determine the age group. Relay Cards should be returned to the timing room by the announced deadline. There shall be no “exhibition” relay swims.

Protests: Any protests concerning seed times, awards, final results, eligibility, scoring or entries will be addressed to the Meet Director, or
Referee. A protest shall be made by the team representative only.

Facility Restrictions: No smoking or alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises of the University.

Meet Director: Bill Tingley 2216 South Floyd St, Louisville, KY 40208
Email:               Home telephone: 502-548-4129

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Order of Events
Doors Open 7:45 am EST – Warm up 8:00 am EST - 9:00 am EST Start

1           400 M Individual Medley  )
                                                      ) -> Enter one only*

2           400 M Freestyle               )
There will be a 10-minute break after the completion of event 2
3           200 M Medley Relay
4           50 M Butterfly
5           200 M Backstroke
6           200 M Breaststroke
7             50 M Freestyle
There will be a 10-minute break after the completion of event 7
8           100 M Backstroke
9           100 M Butterfly
10         200 M Ind Medley
11         100 M Freestyle
12         100 M Breaststroke
There will be a 10-minute break after the completion of event 12
13           50 M Backstroke
14         200 M Butterfly
15           50 M Breaststroke
16         200 M Freestyle
17         100 M Ind Medley
There will be a 10-minute break after the completion of event 17
18          200 M Freestyle Relay

Meet starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 400 M IM
2 Mixed 400 M Free
3 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
4 Mixed 50 M Fly
5 Mixed 200 M Back
6 Mixed 200 M Breast
7 Mixed 50 M Free
8 Mixed 100 M Back
9 Mixed 100 M Fly
10 Mixed 200 M IM
11 Mixed 100 M Free
12 Mixed 100 M Breast
13 Mixed 50 M Back
14 Mixed 200 M Fly
15 Mixed 50 M Breast
16 Mixed 200 M Free
17 Mixed 100 M IM
18 Mixed 200 M Free Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 11/22/2019.
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