First Chance Long Course Invitational

Arkansas Masters Swimming

Friday, January 19, 2024

USMS Sanction : 234-S001

Arkansas Masters Swimming

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Swimmer Registration Wed, Nov 1, 2023
12:00 AM
Sun, Jan 14, 2024
11:59 PM

First Chance Long Course Invitational

Friday, January 19, 2024
Warm-up: 12:00 pm
Meet start: 1:00 pm

Sanctioned by: Arkansas LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction #234-S001

Administered by : Little Rock Masters and Arkansas Masters LMSC

Location: University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey Student Center 2801 South University Little Rock, AR 72204

Facility: Eight lane 50 meter x 25 yard pool with 9 foot lanes with Keifer Competitor lane lines and non-skid starting blocks. Colorado Timing System and touch pads will be used with an eight-lane scoreboard. The minimum water depth is 7’0” at the start end and 8’0” at the turn end. The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1, but because a bulkhead is present, its placement must also be confirmed by measurements at the meet (USMS articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1). Eligibility of times achieved in this meet will be contingent upon pool length measurement and approval with USMS.

Meet Conduct: Current USA-S/USMS rules will govern the conduct of the meet.

Eligibility: This meet is open to all registered USMS members. If you are not currently a USMS member, you will  need to register with USMS.  You can register online here: 
N.B. As entries open in 2023, but the meet occurs in 2024, a 2024 USMS membership will be required to register!

Entry Fee: $40.00 entry fee for all current USMS members.  

Payment and entries will be processed through Club Assistant.

**Your credit card will be charged by "ARK MASTERS SWIMMING" for this swim meet.**

Deadline: Entries are due no later than Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 11:59 pm CT.

Event Seeding: Events will be seeded according to pre-entered seed times for each swimmer, regardless of age or gender. If an event is comprised of multiple heats, the slower heats will be contested first. All no-time (NT) entries shall be placed in the slower heats.  Competitors limited to six (6) total events (excluding relays).  Competitors racing the 800 or 1500 Freestyle must choose one or the other.

Warm up begins at 12:00 pm, with a meet start time of 1:00 pm. Entry into the pool must be feet first in a cautious manner. Diving shall be permitted only in the designated sprint lanes during the meet warm-up. The primary timing system will be Colorado Timing Systems electronic touch pads, with a manual timing system with two watches for back-up. The official times from this competition wil be eligible for world record, USMS record, and Top Ten consideration.

For more information or questions, contact Calvin Schildknecht directly at  DO NOT contact through Club Assistant!

400 Medley Relay
400 Medley Relay (mixed gender)
400 Freestyle
50 Freestyle
100 Breaststroke
200 Individual Medley
200 Freestyle Relay
200 Freestyle Relay (mixed gender)
100 Backstroke
100 Freestyle
200 Butterfly
50 Breaststroke
400 Freestyle Relay
400 Freestyle Relay (mixed gender)
800/1500 Freestyle (must choose)
100 Butterfly
200 Backstroke
200 Medley Relay
200 Medley Relay (mixed gender)
200 Breaststroke
200 Freestyle
50 Backstroke
400 Individual Medley
50 Butterfly
800 Freestyle Relay (mixed gender)
800 Freestyle Relay

Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet starts at 1:00 PM
Meet is estimated to end at 4:30 PM
# Sex Event
1 Women 400 M Medley Relay
2 Men 400 M Medley Relay
3 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
4 Mixed 400 M Free
5 Mixed 50 M Free
6 Mixed 100 M Breast
7 Mixed 200 M IM
8 Women 200 M Free Relay
9 Men 200 M Free Relay
10 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
11 Mixed 100 M Back
12 Mixed 100 M Free
13 Mixed 200 M Fly
14 Mixed 50 M Breast
15 Women 400 M Free Relay
16 Men 400 M Free Relay
17 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
18 Mixed 800 M Free
19 Mixed 1500 M Free
20 Mixed 100 M Fly
21 Mixed 200 M Back
22 Women 200 M Medley Relay
23 Men 200 M Medley Relay
24 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
25 Mixed 200 M Breast
26 Mixed 200 M Free
27 Mixed 50 M Back
28 Mixed 400 M IM
29 Mixed 50 M Fly
30 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
31 Women 800 M Free Relay
32 Men 800 M Free Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 1/14/2024.
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