Wisconsin Masters

Sunday, January 21, 2024

USMS Sanction : 204-S003

Wisconsin Masters Aquatic Club

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Dec 3, 2023
12:01 AM
Tue, Jan 16, 2024
11:59 PM

Wisconsin Masters Aquatic Club
The Wisconsin LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction No. 204-S003
LOCATION: YMCA at PABST FARMS 1750 Valley Road, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
FACILITIES: 8 lane, 25-yard pool with anti-turbulent lane guides, starting blocks and backstroke flags. 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.
TIME: NOTE TIME CHANGE FROM PRIOR YEARS. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024, doors open at 9:00 A.M. There is no access to the YMCA before 9:00 A.M. Warm-up 9:15 A.M.to 9:50 A.M. Meet starts at 10:15 A.M.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all swimmers 18 years and over as of Sunday, January 21, 2024. 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 for USMS or Wisconsin records, relays, All-American consideration or All-Star consideration. A one event membership can be converted to USMS membership within 30 days of the meet.
RULES: Official USMS Masters Rules will govern this meet. All events are 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 and for the 500 freestyle split from the 1000 freestyle provided the split time is available from the automatic (primary) timing system. Other splits must be requested in writing by the swimmer per USMS rules noted on the USMS Split Notification Form.
SEEDING: Heats will be seeded slowest to fastest except the 1000 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: one watch. Note: The timing system precision qualifies as appropriate for setting USMS Records, and Top 10 Consideration (103.18.5).
Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. Lanes 1-6 are circle swimming only -- NO DIVING STARTS are permitted from blocks or deck in these lanes. Lane 7 and 8 are the designated start/sprint lanes when announced. Swimming one direction only, exiting to the side or end. Hand paddles, kick-boards, fins, etc. may not be used at any time during the warm up period. Lane 8 is the designated lane for warm up/warm down during the meet. No jumping, diving or socializing in warm up lane while the meet is in progress.
USMS Members $9.00 pool fee and $6.00 per individual event. A grant from Wisconsin Masters Swim Committee has allowed us to reduce the pool fee by 50% for the 2024 meet.
One Event members $20.00 one event registration, $9.00 pool fee and $6.00 per individual event. There are no refunds of entry fees.

Six (6) individual events plus relays. THE 1000 FREESTYLE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 14 ENTRIES RECEIVED. Each swimmer swimming the 1000 Freestyle is responsible for providing a lap counter. positive check in for the 1000 is required by the start of event 10, the 200 Freestyle relay. WAITLIST for 1000: If the 1000 is filled, you may request to be placed on a waitlist through the online entry. If you enter 6 events must enter an alternate event that you will drop if you get to swim the 1000 on the day of the meet.
Enter On-Line via Club Assistant (see https://www.wisconsinmastersswimming.com for link) OR https://www.ClubAssistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=2424&smid=17845
On-line entry is preferred. Entries open on Dec. 3, 2023. On-Line meet entry deadline is Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 11:59 PM CST time. NO EMAIL ENTRIES, DECK entries OR LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

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 Jan. 13, 2024. Fees must accompany the entry form. Checks made payable to WMAC.
DECK ENTRIES Deck entries are not allowed.
AWARDS: Ribbons for 1st through 3rd places.
Mike Murray 2525 Scheibe Drive Brookfield, WI 53005
414.315.2847 with text. Email: WMAC.Swim.MeetDir@Gmail.com

Maximum Six (6) Individual Events
  1. 50 yard Freestyle “high five” relay (1)(4)
    Five minute break to stop laughing.
  2. 400 yard IM
  3. 50 yard Backstroke
  4. 100 yard Freestyle
  5. 100 yard Breaststroke
  6. 50 yard Butterfly
  7. 50 yard IM (1)
  8. 200 yard Butterfly
  9. 200 yard Backstroke
  10. 200 yard Freestyle Relay (2)
  11. 100 yard IM
  12. 50 yard Breaststroke
  13. 200 yard Freestyle
  14. 200 yard Medley Relay (2)(3)
  15. 50 yard Freestyle
  16. 100 yard Backstroke
  17. 100 yard Butterfly
  18. 200 yard Breaststroke
  19. 200 yard IM
  20. 4 x 100 IM Relay (1)(5)
  21. 1000 yard Freestyle

(1) Non-Conforming Event and not eligible for USMS Top 10, USMS or WI records, All American or All-Star consideration.
(2) Relay entries can be submitted at the meet. In order for a relay to be eligible for state or USMS Top 10 consideration they must be all men, all women or two men and two women and all swimmers must be registered with the same club. Competitors may swim only once in each relay event. The meet director reserves the right to organize these relays.
(3) Identify which strokes you are able to swim.
(4) 50 Yard Freestyle High Five Relay
Swimmer one starts in the water. The swimmers two and four will be at mid-pool. Swimmer three will be at the turn end of the pool in the water. Swimmer one swims to the middle of the pool and gives swimmer two a high five. Swimmer two swims to the turn end of the pool and gives swimmer three a high five. Swimmer three swims to the middle of the pool and gives swimmer four a high five. Swimmer four finishes the race. The meet director will organize this relay.

(5) 4 x 100 IM Relay
All swimmers start on the blocks. Each swimmer will swim a 100 IM in strokes in standard (Fly, Back Breast, Free) order. The meet director will organize this relay.

Directions to the YMCA at Pabst Farms: Oconomowoc is located midway between Milwaukee and Madison, adjacent to and north of I-94. Exit I-94 on State Hwy 67, go north 2 blocks to Valley Road, turn east (right) on Valley Road, the Y will be about one mile east on Valley Road. When entering the YMCA early on the morning of the meet, please use the entrance on the West side of the building, as the main entrance does not open until 10:00 A.M. on Sunday.

Post Meet: Revere’s Wells Street Tavern 505 Wells St, Delafield, WI 53018 (https://goo.gl/maps/izSk2r6HEUjdAGMi6). It is an 8 to 9 minute drive from the pool. They seat us beginning around 1:30 or whenever the first people arrive. Good food, great service and excellent Masters socializing!

Meet Course: 25 Yards

Warm-ups start at 9:15 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 100 Y Free Relay
2 Mixed 400 Y IM
3 Mixed 50 Y Back
4 Mixed 100 Y Free
5 Mixed 100 Y Breast
6 Mixed 50 Y Fly
7 Mixed 50 Y IM
8 Mixed 200 Y Fly
9 Mixed 200 Y Back
10 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
11 Mixed 100 Y IM
12 Mixed 50 Y Breast
13 Mixed 200 Y Free
14 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
15 Mixed 50 Y Free
16 Mixed 100 Y Back
17 Mixed 100 Y Fly
18 Mixed 200 Y Breast
19 Mixed 200 Y IM
20 Mixed 400 Y IM Relay
21 Mixed 1000 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 1/16/2024.
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