SPONSORED BY: Wisconsin Masters Aquatic Club/Madison Area Masters
SANCTIONED BY: Wisconsin LMSC for USMS, Inc
LOCATION: Sun Prairie High School Pool 888 Grove Street, Sun Prairie, WI Use door #20 to enter.
DATE AND TIME: Sunday, February 13, 2022 Pool Opens at 9:30am Warm-up 9:45am, Meet starts at 11:00am
FACILITIES: 8 lane, 25 yard pool with anti-turbulent lane guides, starting blocks and backstroke flags. Lanes 2-8 will be used for competition. 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 106.2.1.
COVID PROTOCOLS: All current protocols in place at the time of the meet will be followed. At the time this sanction was submitted, there were no state, local or school district protocols. Check the Wisconsin Master’s website to determine if COVID protocols have been implemented. If protocols are in place, swimmers, spectators or meet officials that cannot or do not conform to the protocols will not be allowed in the venue. There are no refunds of entry fees.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all swimmers 18 years and over as of Sunday, February 13, 2022. Because this is a USMS sanctioned event, current USMS or FINA membership is required for insurance reasons. There are two membership options:
Current USMS annual membership
USMS One-Event membership
Current membership to a FINA governed Masters swimming country or club
Online meet entry is required for USMS One-Event memberships. Times swum under USMS One-Event memberships are not eligible for USMS Top 10 or records consideration. USMS One-Event memberships are not eligible for USMS or Wisconsin records (individual or relay), All-American consideration or All-Star consideration.
RULES: Official USMS Masters Rules will govern this meet. All events will be timed finals. If initial splits are desired, the swimmer is responsible for completing the Split Notification Form and presenting it to the administrative official prior to the end of the meet, or if backstroke or a relay leadoff, prior to the swim.
SEEDING: Heats will be computer seeded, slowest to fastest. Please submit a reasonably accurate seed time. A “NO TIME” will be seeded in the slowest heat. Age groups and sexes will be combined.
TIMING: Primary: Automatic timing system (Colorado) Secondary: Semi-automatic with one button Tertiary: two watches. Note: The timing system precision qualifies as appropriate for setting USMS Records, and Top 10 Consideration. (103.18.5).
WARM-UP PROCEDURE: Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. When announced, lanes 6 and 7 will be start and sprint lanes with swimming in one direction only and exiting to the side or end. Lanes 1-5 and lane 8 will be for circle swimming only. NO DIVING STARTS or BACKSTROKE STARTS from the blocks or the deck in these lanes. Hand paddles, kickboards, fins, etc., may not be used at any time during the warm up period. Lane 1 will be the designated lane for warm up/cool down during the meet. No jumping, diving or socializing in Lane 1 or on the handicap ramp while the meet is in progress.
ENTRY FEE: USMS Members $15.00 plus $6.00 per individual event. One-Event members $30.00 plus $6.00 per individual event. There are no refunds of entry fees.
ENTRY LIMIT: Six individual events plus relays. The 500 freestyle will be limited to the first 28 entries received. Each swimmer entered in the event will be responsible for providing a person to count for them. THIS IS A POSITIVE CHECK-IN EVENT.
ONLINE MEET ENTRY: Enter online with Club Assistant. Pay by credit card. The online entry deadline is Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 6:00pm Central time. No deck entries for individual events.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Paper entries must be received by 6:00 pm, Saturday February 9, 2022 Central time.The Universal Meet Entry Form must be used, one person per form. The liability release must be signed without any alterations. Fees, payable to ‘Madison Area Masters’ and a copy of current USMS registration card must accompany the paper entry form. Deck entries for individual events will not be accepted.
MEET DIRECTOR: Steve Justinger Phone 608-695-2645 Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AWARDS: Ribbons for 1st to 3rd place.
DIRECTIONS: From I94 exit 244 (CTH N). Go North. Navigate two roundabouts and drive approximately 4 miles to stoplight, Grove Street. Turn left, drive toward athletic fields, and use door #20 to enter building. From Highway 151 exit 103 (CTH N). Go South. Bristol street will merge with STH 19. At first stoplight turn left onto Main Street. At second stoplight turn right onto Grove Street. Turn right at 888 Grove Street, drive toward athletic fields, and use door #20 to enter building.