USMS Sanction : 158-S006
|Swimmer Registration||Fri, Jul 27, 2018 12:00 PM||Thu, Aug 16, 2018 11:59 PM|
This meet is being held to celebrate our first anniversary of operation at the Aquatic Center in Destin.
SANCTIONED BY: Southeastern Masters Swimming for U. S. Masters Swimming, Inc., Sanction No. 158-S006
HOSTED BY: Okaloosa Liquid Dragons Swim Team.
MEET DIRECTOR: Kathi Heapy – phone # 850-585-6233, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ENTRY FEE: $40 per swimmer – includes party immediately following meet.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Entry deadline is Tues., Aug.14, 2018. Entries must be received, not postmarked, by the deadline. Late entries arriving by email and by fax after that date will be accepted at the discretion of the meet director, plus a $10.00 late entry fee, and only if such entries do not require additional heats.
On-line entry is encouraged and on-line entry deadline is midnight Thursday Aug. 16, 2018.
DECK ENTRIES: Deck entries will be allowed at the discretion of the Meet Director. We will try to accommodate deck entries but only if such entries do not require additional heats. Swimmers registering for the meet as deck entries will be asked to pay both the regular and the late entry fees. Deck entries made by swimmers registered in our meet simply to enhance their or their team’s chance to score points will not be accepted.
FACILITY: Aquatic Center in Destin 4345 Commons Drive West, Destin, FL 32541. 25 Yard outdoor 8 lane competition pool, 5’ deep at both ends, tapering to 6’deep in the middle, with Competitor lane lines and approved starting blocks. 7 lanes will be used for competition and one lane will be designated for warm-up/warm-down. Spectator entry fee is $1.00 per person. There is a family pool that spectators will be welcome to swim in during the competition.
RULES: 2018 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. Please enclose a photocopy of your 2018 USMS registration with your entry materials. If not provided in advance, you will be asked to show a 2018 USMS registration card when you check in. Swimmers will be able to register with USMS at the meet.
ENTRIES: A swimmer may enter up to 5 individual events, exclusive of relays. Please submit entries on the attached form or online. Entry times will be assumed to be in yards unless otherwise indicated. NT entries will be seeded as slowest times. Please avoid using NT times whenever possible, and please use realistic entry times.
SEEDING: All events will be seeded slow to fast and without regard to age or gender. Results will be tabulated by gender and age group as defined by USMS.
SCHEDULE: Warm-up will begin at 9:00 a.m. Competition will begin at 10:00 a.m.
HEAT SHEETS: Will be available at the meet at no charge.
SCORING: First 7 finishes in each event, by age and gender, will be scored as follows: Individual events 8,6,5,4,3,2,1; Relay events 12,8,6. 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+, 25+, 35+,45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+, etc.
RELAYS: Relays will be deck-entered using forms provided at the meet. Relay team members must be registered with the same club. Relay points will count towards team point totals but not towards individuals point totals.
AWARDS: High point awards will be given to top male and female swimmers in each age group based on points scored in individual events. There will also be a high point team award. Age groups for individual events are: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49,50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, etc. Your age is determined as of the day of the meet.
EMERGENCY PHONE CONTACT: The phone number at the pool office is 850-837-7946. This number is for emergency purposes only during competition.
CONCESSIONS AND SEATING: There is no concession stand at the swimming pool. You are welcomed to bring in coolers. There are three sets of bleachers at the pool and an outdoor patio area with some tables and chairs. There is a pro-shop on the property where swim supplies, snacks and drinks will be available for sale.
Directions to the Pool:
Exit 56 to Crestview and head South on FL Hwy 85, take exit on to 293, headed to the Mid-Bay Bridge and Destin. THIS IS A TOLL-BY-PLATE ROAD AND A TOLL BRIDGE. Otherwise, take Hwy 85 south to State Road 20, turn Left and follow 20 until you get to the turn off for the Mid-Bay Toll Bridge ($4.00), Once over the bay, turn right on to Commons Drive and follow it west . Once you go through the traffic circle at the Home Depot, the Aquatic Center will be the next parking lot on your right.
From US Hwy 98:
Turn off of US Hwy 98 in Destin at Triumph Rd. Go around the Traffic Circle to Commons Drive W on the West side of the circle. The Aquatic Center will be immediately on your left. It is next to Home Depot and can be seen from Commons Drive.
Destin, Florida is a prime vacation destination with lots of wonderful places to stay and eat. Please let us know if you would like help with accommodations and we will refer you to an appropriate company. The closest hotel is Fairfield Inn & Suites, 19001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541.
|1||Mixed||200 Y||Medley Relay|
|24||Women||200 Y||Free Relay|
|25||Men||200 Y||Free Relay|
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