Big Kahuna Masters Classic

TIDE Swimming

Saturday, June 18, 2022

USMS Sanction : 122-S003

TIDE Swimming Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Feb 20, 2022
12:00 AM
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
11:59 PM

Welcome to TIDE Swimming's Big Kahuna Masters Classic!

Location: Princess Anne YMCA, 2121 Landstown Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.

Facility: Outdoor, 9-lane Myrtha 50-meter pool, non-turbulent lane markers. Eight lanes will be used for competition; one lane will be available for continuous warm-up and cool down. 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 107.2.1. 

Directions: From I-64E to 264E, take exit 17A towards Independence Rd, follow until Princess Anne Road. Left on Princess Anne, then a right onto Dam Neck Rd. Turn left onto Landstown Rd.

Meet Director: Jason Rodriguez,

Sanctioned by: LMSC for VIRGINIA for USMS, INC. Sanction #122-S003

Eligibility: The standard Masters age groups will be used (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc). For meets held in metric pools, your age is your age on December 31, 2022. All swimmers must be registered with USMS.

ORDER OF EVENTS. Warm-up starts at 08:00 am. First heat of 1500 begins at 08:45 am. There will be another 30 min warm-up at 11:00 or at the completion of the 1500s. Event 2 will start no earlier than 11:30. There will be one heat of each relay. No charge for relays.

Entries: $6.00 per event for pre-entries. $10.00 surcharge for pool and equipment. Swimmers may enter a total of 6 individual events and 2 relays. There is also a registration limit of 21 swimmers for the 1500m. Entry fees are paid by credit card at registration. The merchant name for the credit card transaction will be listed on your statement  as "TIDE Swimming Masters" for this swim meet.

Entry Deadline: Online entries close on Monday, June 13th.

Rules: Current USMS rules for Masters Swimming will apply. No one will swim alone in a heat. Swimmers will be seeded according to times; heats will run slowest to fastest.

Warm-up/Warm down procedures: Swimmers must enter the pool feet-first in a cautious manner. Diving and backstroke starts will be permitted only from the blocks in the designated sprint lanes during warm-up. Instructions given by the designated Safety Marshall shall be obeyed at all times.

Psych Sheets, Meet Results and Heat Sheets: Psych Sheets will be sent by email to meet registrants. Meet Results will be posted at and will also be sent to by email to meet registrants. Heat sheets will be posted at multiple locations on the pool deck.

Awards: Ribbons will be awarded for 1st through 3rd place.

Make it a full weekend of swimming in Virginia Beach!

On Sunday, June 19th, as part of the 2022 Virginia Beach Ocean Swim Series, the Virginia Beach Lifeguard Association (VBLA) is hosting a 1‑mile open water swim at the beautiful Virginia Beach oceanfront. Note that this is not a USMS event, and requries a separate registration proccess available on their website. We would love to see you there!

Entry Fees

$6.00 per event, $10.00 facility surcharge

Entry Details

Paper or On-line


Mixed 400 M Medley and Mixed 400 Freestyle - both events are free and deck entered

Meet Course: 50 Meters

Session 1 - 1500 Free
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:45 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1500 M Free
Session 2 - Events 2 - 18
Warm-ups start at 11:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 11:30 AM
# Sex Event
2 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
3 Mixed 200 M Fly
4 Mixed 100 M Breast
5 Mixed 200 M Free
6 Mixed 100 M Back
7 Mixed 200 M IM
8 Mixed 50 M Fly
9 Mixed 200 M Breast
10 Mixed 50 M Free
11 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
12 Mixed 200 M Back
13 Mixed 100 M Fly
14 Mixed 400 M Free
15 Mixed 50 M Breast
16 Mixed 100 M Free
17 Mixed 50 M Back
18 Mixed 400 M IM

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

Online Registration closed on 6/13/2022.
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