USMS 2021 South Central Zone SCY Championships - Arkansas Region

Arkansas Masters Swimming

Saturday, May 15, 2021

USMS Sanction : 231-S001

Arkansas Masters Swimming

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Fri, Apr 9, 2021
12:00 AM
Wed, May 5, 2021
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 30 entrants.
Currently there are 25 entrants.

Meet Director: Doug Martin,

Dates: Saturday May 15, 2021

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University, Little Rock AR 72204
  • Indoor 25 yard 8 – lane course. Separate diving well for warm up/cool down. Lane lines are non-turbulent.
  • Colorado Timing system, 8 lane color scoreboard. Hy Tek Meet Manager software. Club Assistant online entries.Directions can be found here: Directions

Pool Length: 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, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.

Official Times: Times from this competition will be eligible for USMS records and Top 10 consideration, but not for world records

Timing System: The primary timing system will be automatic timing with a backup timing system using semiautomatic timing consisting of one button and a tertiary system of one watch.

Warm Ups:
        • Morning           Warm Ups 10:00 AM      Meet Starts 11:00 AM
        • Afternoon        Warm Ups 12:30 PM      Meet Starts 1:30 PM

Warm ups will be conducted in accordance with the current USMS policies and procedures. Feet first entry only. No equipment may be used in the warm up pool.

Rules: Current USMS Rules will govern the conduct of the meet

Swim Wear: Swim suits may be in one or two pieces. Swim wear must comply with FINA specifications. NOTE: no ties, zippers or any other fastener system with the exception of a waist tie.

Parking: Extensive surface lot next to Natatorium

Sanction: Sanctioned by Arkansas Masters Swimming Committee for USMS, Inc. Sanction Number is .

Eligibility: Open to all currently USMS registered Arkansas swimmers. Arkansas swimmers not currently registered with USMS will be given an opportunity to do so during registration.

Age: Athlete age at the meet is determined by their age on May 15, 2021. Swimmers must be at least 18 years of age.

Age Groups: 18-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79, etc.

Number of Events Allowed: Maximum of 6 individual events per day

Swimmer Cap: The swimmer cap per session is 30.  Once the swimmer cap is reached for that session, entries will be closed for the day. Entries will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

IMPORTANT: Swimmers are asked to voluntarily notify the Meet Director by email at of their intent to scratch any events by 5 PM on the Thursday before the meet May 13th. Psych sheet will be emailed and posted no later than Thursday AM. Final seeding of all pre-seeded events will occur after the early scratch deadline has passed.

There are no penalties for swimmers who no show/scratch at the meet. No refunds given for no shows.  

Entry Deadline: Wednesday May 5th at 11:59 PM. Entries will be online only at


**The South Central Zone SCY Championships is being held in multiple pools on two consecutive weekends. No swimmer is allowed to enter more than one of the competitions. Any swimmer found to be entered in more than one meet will have to drop one of their registrations. No refund will be given**

Seeding: Events 200 yards and shorter will be swim slowest to fastest. Events 400 yards and longer will be swum fastest to slowest. Ages and gender will be combined for seeding but separated for scoring. All events EXCEPT 400 IM, 500, 1000 & 1650 Free will be pre-seeded.
Distance Event Check In: Swimmers must check in by the following days/times for these events or they will be scratched from the event.

500 Free              45 minutes before the start of the Morning Session
1000 Free           By the beginning of the 50 Back on Saturday
400 IM                 45 minutes before the start of the Afternoon Session
1650 Free           By the beginning of the 50 Free on Sunday

Lap Counters: Swimmers in the 500, 1000 & 1650 Free must supply their own lap counter

Scoring: Individual through 8th place. Points: 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1    

Awards: No Awards


Psych & Heat Sheets: Psych and Heat Sheets will be available online before the meet at . They will also be emailed directly to each registered swimmer. Heat Sheets will also be posted in multiple places on the walls around the venue.

Results: This is a Multi-Pool Champs meet. Results from this meet will be merged with the results from the other locations hosting the Champs meet in our Zone. All meets will occur between May 8 – 16,2 2021. Merged Results will be posted on the South Central Zone website at and on the Facebook page. Results will be on Meet Mobile throughout the meet and on the Arkansas Masters Swimming web site and after the results are processed will be posted at after the meet. Hard copy results will be posted continuously throughout the meet. Records will be submitted with proper paperwork and electronic files ASAP after the meet to all appropriate parties.

Concessions: Concessions will not be available. Swimmers may bring their own food supplies.

Order of Events:
2021 South Central Zone SCY Multi-Pool Champs
Order of Events
Morning Afternoon
500 Free 400 IM
200 Back 100 Back
50 Fly 50 Breast
200 IM 200 Free
100 Free 100 IM
50 Back 50 Free
200 Fly 200 Breast
100 Breast 100 Fly
1000 Free 1650 Free
  • Age groups and genders in all events will be combined for seeding but separated for scoring
  • All events 200 yards and shorter will be pre-seeded
  • Distance events (400 IM, 500 Free, 1000 Free and 1650 Free) require positive check in. They will be seeded after check in is closed.
  • Swimmers must supply their own lap counters for the 500, 1000 and 1650 Free

Session 1 - Morning
Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 11:00 AM
# Sex Event
101 Mixed 500 Y Free
102 Mixed 200 Y Back
103 Mixed 50 Y Fly
104 Mixed 200 Y IM
105 Mixed 100 Y Free
106 Mixed 50 Y Back
107 Mixed 200 Y Fly
108 Mixed 100 Y Breast
109 Mixed 1000 Y Free
Session 2 - Afternoon
Warm-ups start at 12:30 PM
Meet Session starts at 1:30 PM
# Sex Event
210 Mixed 400 Y IM
211 Mixed 100 Y Back
212 Mixed 50 Y Breast
213 Mixed 200 Y Free
214 Mixed 100 Y IM
215 Mixed 50 Y Free
216 Mixed 200 Y Breast
217 Mixed 100 Y Fly
218 Mixed 1650 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 5/5/2021.
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