2023 Spartan Splash at McFarland High School

Madison Area Masters

Saturday, March 18, 2023

USMS Sanction : 203-S004

Madison Area Masters

Swim Meet Registration


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Swimmer Registration Wed, Feb 1, 2023
12:00 AM
Fri, Mar 17, 2023
06:00 PM

SATURDAY March 18, 2023

SPONSORED BY: Wisconsin Masters Aquatic Club/Madison Area Masters

SANCTIONED BY: Wisconsin LMSC for USMS, Inc Sanction: 203-S004

LOCATION: Angie O'Donnell Aquatic Center at McFarland High School (SCY) 5101 Farwell Street, McFarland WI 53558

DATE AND TIME: Saturday March 18, 2023
Pool Opens at 9:45am
Warm-up 10:00am, Meet starts at 11:15am

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, with a bulkhead, is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, but as bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.

COVID PROTOCOLS: All current protocols in place at the time of the meet will be followed. At the time this sanction was submitted, there was no state or local protocols. The school district recommends, but doesn't require the use of face coverings. Check the Wisconsin Masters 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 Saturday March 18, 2023. Because this is a USMS sanctioned event, current USMS or FINA membership is required for insurance reasons. There are three 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.

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 while the meet is in progress. The two lanes behind the bulkhead are also available for warm up/cool down durning the meet.

USMS Members $15.00 plus $6.00 per individual event.
One-Event members $35.00 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. There are two new events this year.Event #7 is a 50 yard Individual Medley. Event #14 is a 150 yard individual Medley. You must swim at least 25 yards of each stroke IM order. (Fly, Back, Breast, Free)

ONLINE MEET ENTRY: Enter online with Club Assistant. Pay by credit card.
The online entry deadline is Friday March 17, 2023 at 6:00pm Central time. No deck entries for individual events.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Paper entries must be received by 6:00 pm, Saturday March 11, 2023 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 6047 Hagen Hill Circle, Madison WI 53718  Phone 608-695-2645   Email sjustinger@hotmail.com.

AWARDS: Ribbons for 1st to 3rd place.

DIRECTIONS: I-94W to I39S, I-90S, exit 240W (Janesville) exit 142A onto US-12W, US-18W (Madison).Exit 266 onto US-51 (Stoughton Rd.) Go South.Turn left at the third stoplight (Culvers) onto Farwell St. Turn right at the first stop sign onto Exchange St. Turn right at the pedestrian crossing sign and park in the lot.

Schedule Of Events:
1. 400 Individual Medley 11. 200 Butterfly
2. 200 Freestyle 12. 100 Backstroke
3. 50 Breaststroke 13. 200 Free Relay*
4. 200 Backstroke             14. 150 Individual Medley#
5. 100 Butterfly 15. 100 Breaststroke
6. 200 Medley Relay* 16.   50 Butterfly
7. 50 Individual Medley# 17. 100 Freestyle
8. 50 Freestyle 18.   50 Backstroke
9. 200 Breaststroke 19. 200 Individual Medley
10. 100 Individual Medley 20. 500 Freestyle
*Submit relay entries at the meet. Relays may be all men, all women or mixed (two men, two women).

# non-conforming event, fly, back, breast, free, at least 25 yards of each stroke for the 150


Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet starts at 11:15 PM
Meet is estimated to end at 5:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 400 Y IM
2 Mixed 200 Y Free
3 Mixed 50 Y Breast
4 Mixed 200 Y Back
5 Mixed 100 Y Fly
6 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
7 Mixed (nonconforming event) 50 Y IM
8 Mixed 50 Y Free
9 Mixed 200 Y Breast
10 Mixed 100 Y IM
11 Mixed 200 Y Fly
12 Mixed 100 Y Back
13 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
14 Mixed (nonconforming event) 150 Y IM
15 Mixed 100 Y Breast
16 Mixed 50 Y Fly
17 Mixed 100 Y Free
18 Mixed 50 Y Back
19 Mixed 200 Y IM
20 Mixed 500 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 3/17/2023.
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