|Individual Registration||Wed, Nov 1, 2023 12:01 AM||Wed, Nov 29, 2023 11:59 PM|
|Relay-Only Individual Registration||Wed, Nov 1, 2023 11:59 PM||Wed, Nov 29, 2023 11:59 PM|
PLEASE NOTE THAT USMS 2024 Individual Registration Renewal begins Nov 1st.
If you have not registered with USMS for 2024, or if you wish to register for a different club, please register with USMS beginning Nov 1st and then enter this meet. If you are planning to swim relays, all swimmers on the relay must be registered with the same USMS club. Once you have registered for 2024 after Nov 1st, the registration is effective immediately and if you registered for a new club, that is now your club.
|Date and Time
||Saturday, December 2, 2023. Pool Opens at 9:40 A.M. Warm-up 9:45 A.M. to 10:25 A.M. Meet starts at 10:30 A.M.|
|FACILITIES:||8 lane, 25-meter pool with anti-turbulent lane guides, starting blocks and backstroke flags. Lanes 2-7 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.|
|ELIGIBILITY:||Open to all swimmers 18 years and over as of Saturday, December 2, 2023. Because this is a USMS sanctioned event, current USMS or FINA membership is required for insurance reasons. There are two membership options:
1. Current USMS membership.
2. One Event membership. Online entry is required for One Event memberships. Times swum under one-event registration are not eligible for USMS Top 10 or records consideration. 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.
|AUTOMATIC SPLIT RECORDING:||Automatic split recording (USMS Rule 103.18.2 A and B) will be performed by the officials for relay lead-off splits and for the 800 freestyle split from the 1500 freestyle, provided the split time is available from the automatic (primary) timing system. Other splits must be requested in writing by the swimmer as per USMS rules noted on the USMS Split Notification Form (Appendix B, Page 133 of the 2023 USMS Rule Book).|
|SEEDING:||Heats will be computer seeded, slowest to fastest, except the 1500. The 1500 will be seeded fastest to slowest. 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 World Records (per FINA rule effective 9/21/2017), USMS Records, and Top 10 Consideration. (103.18.5)|
|WARM-UP PROCEDURE:||Swimmers must enter the pool in a cautious manner feet first. Lanes 4 and 5 will be a start and sprint lanes when announced with swimming in one direction only and exiting to the side or end. Lanes 1-3 and 6-8 will be for circle swimming only. NO DIVING STARTS from the blocks or the deck in lanes 1-3 and 6-8. Hand paddles, kickboards, fins, etc., may not be used at any time during the warm up period. Lane 1 is reserved for warm-up and cool-down during the meet.|
|ENTRY FEE:||USMS Members $18.00 plus $6.00 per individual event. One Event members $38.00 plus $6.00 per individual event. There are no refunds of entry fees.|
|ENTRY LIMIT:||Six (6) individual events plus relays. THE 1500 FREESTYLE WILL BE LIMITEDTO THE FIRST 12 ENTRIES RECEIVED. Each swimmer entered in the 1500 is responsible for providing a lap counter. positive check in for the 1500 is required by the start of event 10, the 200 m Medley Relay. The 800 freestyle split from the 1500 freestyle will be recorded from the electronic timing, if available. WAITLIST for 1500: If the 1500 is filled, you may e-mail the Meet Director and request to be placed on a waitlist. You must enter an alternate event that you will drop if you get to swim the 1500 on the day of the meet.
|ON-LINE MEET ENTRY:||Enter On-Line via Club Assistant (see https://www.wisconsinmastersswimming.com for link) OR via US Mail with the Wisconsin Masters Swimming Universal Entry Form, one athlete per form. On-line entry is preferred. The link for online entry for this meet is: https://www.ClubAssistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=2424&smid=17673
Entries open on Nov. 1, 2023. The On-Line meet entry deadline for the West Bend meet is Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 at midnight CST time. NO EMAIL OR DECK OR LATE WILL BE ACCEPTED.
|ENTRY DEADLINE||Paper entries via US Mail with the Wisconsin Masters Swimming Universal Entry Form, one athlete per form. Mail entries must include a copy of the swimmer’s USMS registration card. The LIABILITY RELEASE page must be signed without any alterations. Paper entries must be in Mike Murray’s hands no later than 6:00PM, Saturday November 25, 2023. Fees must accompany the entry form. Checks made payable to WMAC.|
|MEET DIRECTOR:||Mike Murray 2525 Scheibe Drive Brookfield, WI 53005 414.315.2847 with text.
|AWARDS:||Ribbons for 1st to 3rd place.|
|1. 100 m Double Arm Backstroke Relay Non-Conforming Event **
Five minute break
2. 400 m Freestyle
3. 200 m IM
4. 50 m Breaststroke
5. 100 m Freestyle
6. 200 m Backstroke
7. 100 m Breaststroke
8. 200 m Freestyle
9. 50 m Backstroke
10. 200 m Butterfly
11. 200 m Medley Relay *
|12. 400 m Freestyle Relay *
13. 50 m Butterfly
14. 400 m IM
15. 50 m Freestyle
16. 100 m Backstroke
17. 200 m Breaststroke
18. 100 m Butterfly
19. 100 m IM
20. 200 m Freestyle Relay *
21. 400 m Medley Relay *
22. 800 m Freestyle Relay *
23. 1500 m Freestyle
|DIRECTIONS:||From the Milwaukee area: Hwy 45 north to the exit at Paradise Rd. East on Paradise to the “round-about” at Hwy G. North on G to the school, on the left, at Decorah Road.
From other areas: Hwy 33 to Hwy G, South on G to the school on Decorah Road.
|1||Mixed||100 M||Back Relay|
|11||Mixed||200 M||Medley Relay|
|12||Mixed||400 M||Free Relay|
|20||Mixed||200 M||Free Relay|
|21||Mixed||400 M||Medley Relay|
|22||Mixed||800 M||Free Relay|
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "WISCONSIN MASTERS."