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Saturday, April 6, 2019 - CANCELLED 2019 Montana State Champs: “THE BATTLE OF THE TOWNS”

2018 NW Zone & Montana Champs

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Friday, April 6 - Sunday, April 8, 2018

USMS Sanction : 318-S002

Big Sky Montana Masters Swim Club

Swim Meet Registration

Big Sky Montana Masters

Registration Schedule

It is now 8:39 PM MT Time on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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Individual Registration Fri, Feb 2, 2018
12:01 AM
Sun, Apr 1, 2018
11:59 PM
Relay Team Registration Tue, Apr 3, 2018
12:01 AM
Sun, Apr 8, 2018
09:45 AM
Relay Online Registration closed at 9:45 AM on Sun, Apr 8, 2018.

Sanctioned by Montana LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction #????
Meet Host: Big Sky Montana Masters Swim Club (BSMT)
Meet Referees: Merle Gunderson & Curt Jacobson
Meet Director: Donn Livoni (406) 381-5523

Facility: The University of Montana Grizzly Pool is located on the UM campus between the Adams Center and Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Grizzly Pool is a 7-lane, 25-yard pool. One lane will be reserved for warm up during the meet. Parking after 5 PM Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday is open without restriction. The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1. Food is allowed only in the balcony area. NO FOOD IN THE LOCKER ROOMS OR ON THE POOL DECK. Food may be purchased at the Student Union (UC) across the parking lot from the pool.

Rules: Swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2018. Age groups, based on the swimmer’s age as of April 8, 2018, are 18-24, 25-29 etc. in 5-yr increments as needed. Foreign registered swimmers must provide a copy of their current registration card. USMS One-Event Registration must occur at the time of entry and costs $20. One-Event Registrations are governed by USMS Rule 201.1.3.B. Specifically, One-Event swimmers will be considered unattached and their times will not be considered for to Top 10 tabulations, All-American status or any other USMS special awards. 2018 USMS rules govern the meet. Swimmers are limited to 6 individual entries per day, with a maximum of 8 total entries for the meet. During warm up, you must enter the pool feet first except in sprint lanes. No paddles or kickboards are allowed. All event entries must include an entry time. Event entries with NT (no time) will not be accepted.

Deadline: Online entries only by 11:59 PM MDT Sunday, April 1, 2018. No paper entries will be accepted and no deck entries will be accepted at the meet. Relay entries will be accepted at the meet by filling out relay cards and turning them into the computer operator during the warm up session. 

Fee: $40 flat fee. There will be no refunds unless the meet is cancelled, in which case $15.00 of the fee paid will be retained and $25.00 will be refunded. If inclement weather occurs, the staff at the UM Grizzly Pool will determine by 2:00 PM Friday, April 6, if the pool will or will not open that evening or the following morning. If it opens the meet will be held. 

Relay Registration: Each swimmer in a relay must be registered for the meet and must be a member of the same club. All swimmers must be USMS members. Because One-Event registrants are not affiliated with a club, they may not participate in relays. Relays may be organized by locale if all are members of the same club. There is no charge for relays. 

Scoring & Awards: Individual events will be scored 7-5- 4-3- 2-1. Relays are not scored. Zone championship ribbons will be awarded to 6 th place. Team awards for the Montana State meet will be given for places 1-3.

Seeding: All events will be seeded slow to fast, age and sexes mixed. Swimmers in the 1,650, and 1,000 free must confirm that they will swim at the check-in table (positive check-in). Positive check-in deadline for the 1,650 is 6:15 PM on Friday. Positive check-in deadline for the 1,000 is 11:00 AM on Sunday. 

Lodging: A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Comfort Inn, 1021 E. Broadway, Missoula, MT (406) 549-7600. These rooms are first come first served. Please contact the Comfort Inn directly for reservations. The Comfort Inn is within a 5-minute walk or drive to the Pool. The Comfort Inn offers free transport to and from the Missoula airport, free Wi-Fi, guest laundry and free breakfast. The discount code is “Masters Swim Meet”.

Social: There will be a social on Saturday, April 7 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Loft, 119 W. Main St., Missoula A catered meal will be a pasta (salad, lasagne, desert) feed with a no-host cash bar (beer and wine) available. The Montana LMSC Annual Membership meeting will take place during the social. Cost for the social is $16.

Friday, April 6, 2018 - Session 1 - Evening
Warm-ups start at 6:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 6:45 PM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 10:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Women 1650 Y Free
2 Men 1650 Y Free
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - Session 2 - Morning
Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 10:45 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 4:00 PM
# Sex Event
3 Women 400 Y IM
4 Men 400 Y IM
5 Women 50 Y Free
6 Men 50 Y Free
7 Women 200 Y Fly
8 Men 200 Y Fly
9 Women 100 Y Back
10 Men 100 Y Back
11 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
12 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
13 Women 200 Y IM
14 Men 200 Y IM
15 Women 100 Y Free
16 Men 100 Y Free
17 Women 50 Y Back
18 Men 50 Y Back
19 Women 200 Y Breast
20 Men 200 Y Breast
21 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
23 Women 500 Y Free
24 Men 500 Y Free
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - Session 3 - morning
Warm-ups start at 9:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:45 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event
25 Women 200 Y Back
26 Men 200 Y Back
27 Women 50 Y Breast
28 Men 50 Y Breast
29 Women 100 Y Fly
30 Men 100 Y Fly
31 Women 200 Y Free Relay
32 Men 200 Y Free Relay
33 Women 100 Y IM
34 Men 100 Y IM
35 Women 200 Y Free
36 Men 200 Y Free
37 Women 100 Y Breast
38 Men 100 Y Breast
39 Women 50 Y Fly
40 Men 50 Y Fly
41 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
43 Women 1000 Y Free
44 Men 1000 Y Free

Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from " Events."

Online Registration closed on 4/1/2018.

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