USMS 2021 South Central Zone SCY Championships - South Texas

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Saturday, May 15 - Sunday, May 16, 2021

USMS Sanction : 431-S001

Aquatex of San Antonio

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Swimmer Registration Thu, Mar 25, 2021
12:00 AM
Wed, May 5, 2021
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 210 entrants.
Currently there are 93 entrants.

Sanction Number: ST-431-S001                

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·USMS 2021 South Central Zone Championships – South Texas Region
·Short Course Yards (SCY)

·Saturday & Sunday, May 15-16, 2021

  • Davis Natatorium
  • Blossom Athletic Center (Northeast Stadium)
  • Jones-Maltsberger Road at Starcrest Drive or East Bitters Road
  • San Antonio, TX 78216
  • 210-356-6925

  • Eight FINA-width (2.75-meters) lanes                             
  • The competitive course has an overall minimum depth of 2.25-meters (7.5 feet), therefore the minimum water depth, measured in accordance with Article 103.2.3, is 2.25 meters at the start end and 2.25 meters (7.5 feet) at the turn end, measured one and five meters from either wall                            
  • 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 106.2.1.
  • 0.75-meter buffers outside lanes one and eight
  • The primary timing system will be automatic timing with a backup timing system using semiautomatic timing consisting of one button
  • Strobe on each starting block
  • Full scoreboard with heat and event display
  • Spectators and non-participating athletes are not allowed on deck at any time for any reason!
Age-up Date:     May 16, 2021

  • $50 Entry Fee
  • Entries are Due – 11:59 pm, Wednesday, May 5, 2021
  • Late entries will NOT be accepted
  • No Deck or Day of Entries allowed
  • Entries are only accepted thru Club Assistant to ensure swimmers only enter one (1) venue meet
  • Online entry link
  • Entries received must include a seed time
  • Swimmers are limited to six (6) events per day
  • There is a cap of 210 swimmer per session. Entries will be taken on a first come, first served basis.
  • Warm-ups begin at                     7:30 am
  • Officials meet at                         8:30 am
  • Pool cleared at                           8:50 am
  • Competition begins at                9:00 am
  • Timed Finals
  • Events will be swum with mixed gender, seeded by time, and separated for scoring
  • All events 200 yards and shorter will be pre-seeded and run slowest to fastest
  • The 400 IM, 500 Free, 1000 Free, and 1650 Free will be mixed gender and run fastest to slowest
  • The 400 IM, 500 Free, 1000 Free, and 1650 Free require positive check-in prior to being deck seeded
  • Check-in Deadlines will be posted in follow-up emails.  Email Event Director if unclear as to date/time
Official Times:   Times from this competition will be eligible for USMS records and Top 10 consideration, but not for world records

Scoring:              Individual through 8th place. Points: 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Awards:              None

Liability:              In granting a sanction for this meet, it is understood and agreed that US Masters Swimming, Masters of South Texas (MOST), the North East Independent School District, and all meet officials shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damage arising by reason(s) of injuries to anyone during the conduct of this meet.

Facility Rules and Policies:      
  • Number of spectators is limited to a maximum of 250
  • All COVID-19 Protocols must be observed including masks on at all times
  • Deck changing is prohibited
  • Two-piece swim wear is prohibited
  • The presence or use of cell phones, smart phones or any other devices capable of producing audio recordings, photographic or video images in locker rooms, restrooms or changing areas is strictly and specifically prohibited at all times.
  • Photographers and videographers are specifically prohibited from the area immediately behind the starting blocks
  • Flash photography of any sort is expressly forbidden during competition
  • Standing in front of and / or leaning against the glass railings is expressly forbidden

  • An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and individuals with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
  • US Masters Swimming cannot prevent you from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while participating in USMS sanctioned events. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease
  • Therefore, if you choose to participate in a USMS sanctioned event, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
  • By attending or participating in this competition, you voluntarily assume all risks associated with exposure to COVID-19 and forever hold harmless US Masters Swimming, Masters of South Texas (MOST), the North East Independent School District, and all meet officials from any liability or claims including for personal injuries, death, disease or property loss; including, but not limited to claims of negligence and give up any claims you may have to seek damages; whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID-19 related to participation in this competition.
  • Please refer to Attachment one (1) on page six (6) for COVID-19 facility specific protocols and procedures.

  • Sanctioned by South Texas LMSC for USMS, Inc., in accordance with article 202.2.2A(2).  All swimmers must be registered for 2021 with U.S. Masters Swimming by the entry deadline. 
  • The 2020/2021 USMS Swimming Rules and any relevant sections of the USMS Handbook will apply.

  • All swimmers, coaches, and officials participating in this competition must be currently (2021) registered with USMS Swimming
  • Swimmers will NOT be permitted to compete unless registered as a member
  • The South Central Zones is part of a multi-venue Competition in which swimmers may only participate in one of the six Zone LMSC competitions.  No manual entries are accepted to ensure this policy.
  • This meet highly encourages swimmers to compete within their own LMSC.  Please contact the Event Director if asking for permission to attend, if outside the South Texas LMSC.

Events 200 Yards and shorter will be pre-seeded and there is no penalty for scratching from a pre-seeded event

  • Warm-ups will be conducted in accordance with the current USMS Policies and Procedures
  • Feet First entry into the water

Meet Management:
·Facility Contact:
·Meet Referee:
·Event Director:
·Bill Spurgeon
·Rick Russell
·Susan Ingraham

Facility Access   
  • Swimmers and Facility spectators must enter via the Davis Natatorium FRONT doors
  • Parking for Athletes, Coaches, Officials and Staff is adequate in front of the facilities as well as in the nearby soccer field lot

Timers and Lap Counters:   
Swimmers for the 1000 & 1650 Free are required to provide their own backup timers and lap counters as necessary

All deck officials must be currently (2021) registered

Order of Events - Distances are in Yards
Saturday May 15 - 9:00 AM Start
500 Freestyle
200 Backstroke
50 Butterfly
200 Individual Medley
100 Freestyle
50 Backstroke
200 Butterfly
100 Breaststroke
1000 Freestyle
Sunday May 16 - 9:00 AM Start
400 Individual Medley
100 Backstroke
50 Breaststroke
200 Freestyle
100 Individual Medley
50 Freestyle
200 Breaststroke
100 Butterfly
1650 Freestyle


2020 – 2021 NEISD Davis Natatorium and Bill Walker Pool Swim Facilities Safety Protocol and Procedures
Swimmers and Spectators at Sanctioned Swim Meets 
Self-screen for symptoms at home before arriving at Aquatic facilities-see below
Maintain six feet social distancing (SD) at all times in the water and on deck
Enter Davis facility front door as marked sign in at facility entrance desk
Enter Davis deck area through “Entrance Doors” signs will be posted (SD)
Exit Davis deck area through marked “Exit” doors and exit facility through marked “Exit” doors.
No gatherings or groups congregating together will be allowed
Showers available, lockers not available, restroom toilets will be accessible
Bring your own “filled” water bottle; water fountains are not accessible
Follow all safety protocol procedures posted at facility
No “high fives” or handshakes during practices/meets
Spectators limited to 250 in Walker Pool upstairs bleacher area
Sit in every other row to allow for social distancing
Masks must be worn at all times
Those not following NEISD facility protocols will be asked to leave the facility

Covid-19 Screening Symptoms:
Shortness of Breath
Repeated shaking with chills
Muscle Pain
Sore Throat
Loss of taste or smell
Fever of 100 degrees or greater
Known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have Covid-19

Revised 07/01/2

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - Session 1 - Saturday
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
101 Mixed 500 Y Free
102 Mixed 200 Y Back
103 Mixed 50 Y Fly
104 Mixed 200 Y IM
105 Mixed 100 Y Free
106 Mixed 50 Y Back
107 Mixed 200 Y Fly
108 Mixed 100 Y Breast
109 Mixed 1000 Y Free
Sunday, May 16, 2021 - Session 2 - Sunday
Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
210 Mixed 400 Y IM
211 Mixed 100 Y Back
212 Mixed 50 Y Breast
213 Mixed 200 Y Free
214 Mixed 100 Y IM
215 Mixed 50 Y Free
216 Mixed 200 Y Breast
217 Mixed 100 Y Fly
218 Mixed 1650 Y Free

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "AQUATEX OF SAN ANTONIO."

Online Registration closed on 5/5/2021.
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