May 17 -19, 2019
Hosted by: San Luis Obispo Swim Club
Facility: San Luis Obispo Swim Center, 900 Southwood Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Pool is a 25 yard by 50-meter, 20 lane outdoor heated pool. Ample deck space is available for structures and seating. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1. *Bring tie-downs/weights to SECURE your canopies/structures.
Directions: From North or South US 101, take Marsh St. off ramp. Turn right on Broad St. (3rd stoplight), turn left on Orcutt Rd.(4th stoplight). Cross railroad tracks, then take 1st left onto Laurel Lane and left onto Southwood Dr (1st stop sign). Swim Center is one block at end of road.
Rules: United States Masters swimming rules will govern. Current SPMS meet procedures will be enforced and take precedence over any errors or omissions on this form. The meet referee will be in charge of the meet. Any questions regarding the conduct of the meet should be directed to that person. All events are timed finals. Swimmers are limited to entering a total of 6 individual events for the entire meet and no more than 5 individual events per day. If the meet is deemed too large, all athletes’ sixth events will be dropped. On the entry form, please indicate your sixth event with an asterisk. If no event is indicated with an asterisk, the default 6th event will be the last event in numerical order. Age on May 19, 2019 determines age group for the meet.
Entry Fee & Deadline: Flat fee of $55.00 if entered online or postmarked by Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Entries RECEIVED by the May 1st deadline will receive a meet T-shirt. Add a $15.00 late fee for all entries postmarked (or entered online) after Wednesday, May 1, 2019. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019. No individual deck entries are allowed. There will be NO Refunds.
Entries: Online – Online entry is encouraged. Online entries are paid by credit card to “ClubAssistant.com Events.” Paper/mailed entries – Fill out and mail a consolidated entry card and USMS waiver (both can be found at www.sloswimclub.org). You must include a copy of your 2019 USMS Registration Card. Send a SASE or stamped postcard for return receipt. Mailed Entries must be postmarked on or before May 1, 2019. *Receipt of entry (for all entry methods) will not be verified by phone or e-mail. DO NOT use certified, registered, or special delivery mail services.
Relays: Relay entries are $15.00 per relay. Cash or check payable to San Luis Obispo Swim Club. All relays will be deck entered. Time that relay cards are due will be announced at the meet. There is no limit on relays, but swimmers may swim only one relay (men, women, or mixed) per event. You may not change age groups once posted.
Relay-Only Swimmers: A USMS-registered swimmer who wishes to only swim relay events must enter the meet before the start of event #1, by paying the $20.00 relay-only entry fee and must sign a consolidated entry card and USMS waiver. Relay only swimmers whose entry is RECEIVED by May 1, 2019 (by any of the above entry methods) will receive a meet T-shirt. Relay swimmers who enter after the May 1st deadline will not receive a meet T-shirt.
Seeding: All events will be seeded and swum slowest to fastest. Men and women will be seeded together for the 500, 1000 and 1650 Freestyle and also the 400 Individual Medley, based on entry time. Men and women will swim separately for all other individual events. Scoring will be by gender and age group. The 1650 Freestyle may be limited to the first 80 entries at the discretion of the meet director. Swimmers may enter both the 1000 and 1650 Freestyle.
Timing: Electronic timing will be used and two timers per lane will be used.
Distance Events: Lap counting devices will be provided, but swimmers are responsible for providing their own lap counter.