First Time for Everything Meet

First Colony Masters

Saturday, September 23, 2023

USMS Sanction : 253-S006

First Colony Masters

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FIRST COLONY MASTERS
“There’s a First Time for Everything”
SHORT COURSE YARDS MEET

This meet is designed to encourage new swimmers to try a meet for the first time and for experienced swimmers to try new events in which they have never competed.

DATE OF MEET:                       
Saturday, September 23, 2023

TIME:
Warm-up 12:00 PM.  the Meet starts at 1:00 PM

LOCATION:                                   
FBISD Don Cook Natatorium
16225 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land TX 77479


MEET DIRECTORS:
Lee Hutchens (Coachlee@swimfcst.com) and Karl Shuler (karl.schuler@gmail.com)

REFEREE:
Bonnie Finnigan

FACILITY:
Indoor natatorium set up with one 8x25 yard competition course and a 8 x25 yard course for warm-ups/cool downs during the meet.  Fully automatic timing will be used.  This meet is being hosted by the First Colony Masters Swim Team.

SANCTION/RULES:    
Sanctioned by Gulf Master Swim Committee for USMS, Inc. Number 253-S006. Current USMS rules will govern the meet. All participants must be age 18 or older as of the last day of the meet and be currently registered members of U.S. Masters Swimming.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
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 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.

TIMING:
The primary timing system will be a Colorado 6000 automatic timing system.  Times from this competition will be eligible for USMS records and Top 10 consideration, but not for world records.

ELIGIBILITY:                
Open to all registered US Masters Swimmers, aged 18 and over as of September 23, 2023

ENTRY DEADLINES:  

  • Online entries: must be received by September 21 at midnight
  • Deck entries: will be accepted into empty lanes and heats if time allows.   ($10 additional deck entry fee). 
MAIL IN ENTRIES:
A copy of your USMS card must be included in order for your entry to be accepted.  No one will be available to sign for mail delivery. Check the “no signature required for delivery” for any entries delivered by express mail

ENTRY LIMIT:
You may enter a maximum of four events individual events.  You may enter in the 500 Free or the 400 IM but not both events. Meet host may cap entries if a session time of 3 hours is reached.

Event 11 is a FUN RELAY and will be entered at the swim meet. 


ENTRY FEE:    
  • $ 40 for online entries.
  • $ 50 for deck entries
Entries should be made online through club assistant at: https://www.ClubAssistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=2475&smid=16540        
                                

DECK ENTRIES:          
Deck Entries close at 2:30PM EVERY SWIMMER THAT DECK ENTERS MUST HAVE A COPY OF HIS/HER USMS CARD – IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A COPY OF YOUR USMS CARD YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO DECK ENTER – NO EXCEPTIONS

POSITIVE CHECK -IN:
Positive check-in required for the 500 Freestyle and the 400 IM required by 1:30PM.

CONDUCT OF MEET: 
Heats will be swum slowest to fastest, with the exception of the 500 freestyle, and the 400 IM, which will be swum fastest to slowest. Event heats will be seeded according to entry time, men and women will swim mixed together Deck entries will be swum in empty lanes.

PYSCH SHEET:            
If possible, the psych sheet will be posted electronically a few days before the meet        

FINAL RESULTS:
Posted at www.gulfmastersswim.org and www.USMS.org .

QUESTIONS:  
Please contact Meet Directors Lee Hutchens (Coachlee@swimfcst.com) and Karl Shuler (karl.schuler@gmail.com) with any questions.
 

Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet starts at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 500 Y Free
2 Mixed 100 Y IM
3 Mixed 25 Y Fly
4 Mixed 50 Y Back
5 Mixed 100 Y Fly
6 Mixed 200 Y Back
7 Mixed 25 Y Free
8 Mixed 50 Y Breast
9 Mixed 100 Y Free
10 Mixed 200 Y Breast
12 Mixed 200 Y IM
13 Mixed 25 Y Back
14 Mixed 50 Y Fly
15 Mixed 100 Y Back
16 Mixed 200 Y Fly
17 Mixed 25 Y Breast
18 Mixed 50 Y Free
19 Mixed 100 Y Breast
20 Mixed 200 Y Free
21 Mixed 400 Y IM

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

Online Registration closed on 9/21/2023.
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