CANCELLED Splash of the Titans: 2020 Ohio LMSC State Championship Meet

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

USMS Sanction : 170-S002

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Swimmer Registration Fri, Jan 31, 2020
12:00 AM
Wed, Mar 11, 2020
07:00 PM

CANCELLED due to COVID-19 closures.
Refunds will be issued to all registrants by March 17, 2020.

Ohio Splash
Invites you to swim at the
2020 Ohio LMSC State Championship Meet
for Short Course Yards

Splash of the Titans

at the
McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

SATURDAY, April 4, 2020 


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Sanctioned by Ohio LMSC and USMS, Inc. #170-S002

HOST TEAM: Ohio Splash

CONTACT: Robert Eblin, Meet Director

LOCATION: McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion at The Ohio State University
1847 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210

FACILITY: The McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion is a state-of-the-art university swimming facility equipped with a Colorado Timing System and full data and video scoreboard. For the meet, the pool will be set for ten 25-yard competition lanes and ten 25-yard warm-up/cool-down lanes. Changing rooms are available to swimmers. Space is available on the pool deck for swim bags. Lockers will not be available.

A food court is open in the RPAC building directly across from the Pavilion. Swimmers may bring their own food; however, food and drink (other than water) are prohibited on the pool deck. Food and drink may be consumed in the spectator area above the pool, or in the wet classroom adjacent to the pool.

ELIGIBILTY: Open to all swimmers who are registered with U.S. Masters Swimming. Each swimmer is responsible for providing his/her USMS card and may be required to show it upon request by officials. A computer will be available to complete on-line USMS registration, or to look-up a swimmer’s USMS number. Applicable USMS membership fees are in addition to the meet entry fee.

To enter the meet online, the swimmer must pass through online USMS verification. Swimmers entering online must present a USMS registration card at meet check-in.

AGE: The age reported on your entry form must reflect your age as of 4/4/2020.

ENTRY FEES: A flat fee of $50 will be charged per participant (plus $15 for deck registration). This entitles the swimmer to participate in a maximum of 5 individual events plus 2 relays.
Refunds will only be issued for documented medical reasons or if the meet is canceled.
PAYMENT: Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) will be accepted online. The merchant name you will see on your credit card statement is " Events".
Online entry deadline: 11:59pm Eastern time zone 4/2/2020
Deck entry deadline: 11:30 A.M. 4/4/2020
Relay entry deadline: 11:30 A.M. 4/4/2020

SEEDING & LANE ASSIGNMENTS: Events will be seeded using the pre-entered seed-time of each swimmer, with the slower heats first (except the 1650 Freestyle).  The meet will be seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender. No time (NT) will be seeded in the slower heats. Swimmers are responsible for reporting to the blocks on time for their appropriate heat and lane for each event. The 1650 Freestyle will be limited to two heats. Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted on the day of the event.

STARTING PROCEDURE:                 
103.8.5—Start Commands
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. Relay teams may consist of all male, all female, or 2 male/2 female swimmers. Age brackets for relays are: 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+,95+.  The age of the youngest relay team member shall determine the age group for the relay team.

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 swimmers’ names as they appear on their USMS registration cards, in order of relay swum: first name, last name, age, and gender.  Cards shall be returned to the Computer table by 11:30 am on 4/4/2020.

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the teams with the first, second, and third highest team scores. Individual awards will be given for first through third place by gender and age group for 19+, 25+…. through 100+.  Awards will be given for relays first through third, by age group and gender.

BANNERS: Team Banners are encouraged. Banners should be given to one of the Red Coats, who will hang the banner.  Banners must be professional quality, printed/painted on heavy material (Plastic, Canvas, Coated Canvas) and must also have grommet eyelets for hanging.

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. No diving will be permitted in these lanes. Instructions given by an official 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.

PARKING: The Neil Avenue Parking Garage is adjacent to the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. Parking fees can be paid at the garage. The address for the Neil Avenue garage and the Aquatic Pavilion is 1847 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210.
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AFTER MEET SOCIAL: All swimmers and their guests are invited to a social event after the meet. Details will be provided at the meet.

ORDER OF EVENTS: The meet will be seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender. Heats will run slowest to fastest (except the 1650 Freestyle).  Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted around 12:00 Noon.

Deck Entries: 10:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M.
Deck entry deadline: 11:30 A.M. on the day of the meet
Relay cards due: 11:30 A.M. on the day of the meet

Warm-ups start at 11:30 AM
Meet starts at 12:30 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 500 Y Free
2 Mixed 100 Y Breast
3 Mixed 200 Y IM
4 Mixed 50 Y Back
5 Mixed 50 Y Free
6 Mixed 100 Y Fly
7 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
8 Mixed 400 Y IM
9 Mixed 50 Y Breast
10 Mixed 100 Y Back
11 Mixed 200 Y Fly
12 Mixed 200 Y Free
13 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
14 Mixed 100 Y IM
15 Mixed 200 Y Back
16 Mixed 100 Y Free
17 Mixed 200 Y Breast
18 Mixed 50 Y Fly
19 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
20 Mixed 1650 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 3/11/2020.
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