The 24th Annual Miami RedFin Mardi Gras Meet

Miami RedFin Masters Swimming

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Miami RedFin Masters Swimming

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Dec 1, 2019
12:00 AM
Fri, Feb 7, 2020
11:59 PM

Sanctioned by Ohio LMSC and USMS, Inc.

HOST TEAM:   Miami RedFin Masters

Jen Wood

LOCATION: Miami University Aquatic Center, 750 South Oak Street, Oxford, Ohio 45056
ELIGIBILTY: Open to all swimmers who are registered with USMS. Each swimmer is responsible for his/her USMS card and will be required to show it upon request by officials. To enter the meet, a copy of the swimmers current USMS registration card MUST accompany the entry form. The meet entry form should display your registered name, number, and team name, according to your USMS card.  Unattached swimmers note “UNAT.”  Please print all information legibly.
If a swimmer is not currently registered with USMS, applications and registration fees will be taken at the meet. Only checks made out to Ohio LMSC will be accepted for USMS registration.  A self-addressed stamped envelope is required for USMS registration so that cards may be mailed out after the meet. 
Swimmers and coaches only will be allowed on deck.  Family members must remain in the viewing gallery. 

AGE: The age reported on your entry form must reflect your age as of 2/10/2020

ENTRY FEES & PAYMENT: (5 individual event limit, plus 2 relays).  A fee of $25 will be charged for those that enter online plus $1.00 per event surcharge for individual events or via the attached entry form.  *NOTE* All individuals, regardless of entry method, must sign the waiver at the bottom of the entry form.
Mail entries must be postmarked by 2/01/2020.
Online entries must be received by February 7 11:59pm.
A flat fee of $40 will be charged for deck entries
Refunds will only be issued for documented medical reasons or if the meet is cancelled.
Personal checks are no longer accepted.

SEEDING & LANE ASSIGNMENTS: Each event will be seeded by the pre-entered seedtime of each swimmer, with the slower heats first (except the 1650, which will be swum fastest to slowest).  The meet will be deck seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender.  No time (NT) will be seeded in the slower heats.  Swimmers are responsible to report to the blocks on time for their appropriate heat and lane for each event.  Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted by 1:00pm on the day of competition.

STARTING PROCEDURE: 103.8.5—Start Commands 
A. At the commencement of each heat, the referee shall signal to the swimmers by a short series of whistles to remove all clothing except for swimwear, followed by a long whistle indicating that they should take their positions with at least one foot at the front of the starting platform, the edge of the pool or on the wall and remain
there. In backstroke and medley relay events, at the referee’s first long whistle the swimmers shall immediately enter the water and at the second long whistle shall return without undue delay to the starting position (article 101.1.2).

B. When the swimmers and officials are ready, the referee shall signal with an outstretched arm to the starter that the swimmers are under the starter’s control.

C. On the starter’s command “Take your mark,” the swimmers shall immediately assume their starting position with at least one foot at the front of the starting platform. Swimmers starting in the water must have at least one hand in contact with the wall or starting platform. When all swimmers are stationary, the starter shall give the starting signal.

D. For backstroke event starts, the starter may give the command “Place your feet” after the referee’s whistle.

RELAYS: All relays are deck entered.  Mixed relays may be swum, and shall consist of two men and two women, who may swim in any order.  Age groups for relays will be determined by the youngest member of the team and are: 19+, 25+, 35+, 45+, etc.

Official relay cards are to be picked up from the Clerk of Course by a team representative who is responsible for the relay.  The relay representative should print legibly all information required.  Each card should include the swimmer’s name as on the USMS registration card in order of relay swum; first name, last name, age and gender.  Cards shall be returned to the computer table by 12:30pm on 2/9/2019

AWARDS: An award will be given to the first place scoring team overall for the meet.
Individual and relay awards will be given for first through third place by gender and age group for 19+, 25+…. through 100+.  

ORDER OF EVENTS:  The meet will be deck seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender.  Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted by 1:00pm on the day of competition.

Deck Entries:                      11:00pm-12:15pm
Deck entry deadline:          12:15pm on 2/8/2020
Relay entry deadline:         12:30pm on 2/8/2020         

WARM-UP & COOL-DOWN: Entry into the pool must be feet first in a cautious manner with one hand in contact with the deck.  Diving shall be permitted only from the blocks in the designated sprint lanes during warm-up.  Warm-up and cool-down lanes will be provided during the competition.  No diving will be permitted in these lanes.  Instructions given by an official or Miami University Aquatic staff members must be obeyed at all times.  A swimmer may be disqualified at the discretion of the Meet Director or Meet Official for failure to comply with these rules.

Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet starts at 1:10 PM
Meet is estimated to end at 5:30 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
2 Mixed 400 Y IM
3 Mixed 50 Y Back
4 Mixed 200 Y Free
5 Mixed 50 Y Breast
6 Mixed 100 Y Fly
7 Mixed 200 Y Back
8 Mixed 100 Y IM
9 Mixed 200 Y Breast
10 Mixed 200 Y Fly
11 Mixed 50 Y Free
12 Mixed 200 Y IM
13 Mixed 100 Y Back
14 Mixed 50 Y Fly
15 Mixed 100 Y Breast
16 Mixed 100 Y Free
17 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
18 Mixed 1650 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 2/7/2020.
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