2023 South Central LCM Zone Championships

Aquatex of San Antonio

Saturday, July 22 - Sunday, July 23, 2023

USMS Sanction : 433-S002

Aquatex of San Antonio

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Individual Registration Sat, Apr 1, 2023
08:00 AM
Mon, Jul 17, 2023
11:59 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Sat, Apr 1, 2023
08:00 AM
Mon, Jul 17, 2023
11:59 PM


USMS South Central Zone Championships - Long Course Meters
Sanction Number:  433-S002

Venue: 
North East ISD Blossom Athletic Center

Bill Walker Pool
Blossom Athletic Center (Also known as North East Stadium) 
12002 Jones-Maltsberger Road at Starcrest and Bitters, San Antonio, TX 78217, 210-356-6925
 
Facility: 

  • Ten FINA-width (2.75-meters) lanes
  • Competition will be conducted in ten (10) lanes, with two (2) adjacent warm-up lanes offered
  • 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.  Times from this competition will be eligible for world record, USMS record, and Top 10 consideration.
  • 0.75-meter buffers outside lanes 0 and 9 
  • The competitive course has an overall minimum depth of 1.5 meters (5 feet), therefore the minimum water depth, measured in accordance with Article 103.2.3, is 1.5 meters at the start end and 2.6 meters (8.5 feet) at the turn end measured at one and five meters from either end 
  • DAKTRONICS automatic starting and timing 
  • Full scoreboard with heat and event display 
  • Off-deck seating for 1500 spectators
Meet Format:  
  • Timed finals
  • Events 200 meters and shorter will be seeded by time and gender, slowest to fastest 
  • All other individual events will be gender combined and seeded by time, fastest to slowest         
  • Age as of December 31, 2023 will determine age for the meet       
  • Swimmers must be a minimum of 18 years old by July 22, 2023
  • Swimmers should enter with a seed time in long course meters (LCM)
  • Swimmers may enter no more than five (5) events per day
  • Swimmers may only enter events longer than 400 meters if they meed the qualifying time standard             
Entry Deadline:            
  • Mailed Registration must be Postmarked by Monday, July 10, 2023
  • Online Registration deadline is Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 11:59 PM
  • Online LATE Registration deadline is Monday, July 17, 2023, 11:59 PM
Deck Entries:            
  • No individual Deck Entries will be accepted
  • Relay Entries will close at 10:00 AM each competition day
Entry Procedures:    
  • Email entry file to Susan Ingraham (Aquatex101@aol.com) if using Hy-Tek Commlink File
  • Completed printed Registration form mailed to Bill Spurgeon at:  12002 Jones-Maltsberger Road, San Antonio, TX 78217 
  • A copy of USMS ID Card must be attached to all entries
  • Online registration will be offered by Club Assistant.com
Scratches:  Meet will be pre-seeded and there is no penalty for scratching 

Meet Director and Entries Chair:  Susan Ingraham
302 Happy Trail, San Antonio, TX 78231, 210-859-2859, Aquatex101@aol.com

Meet Referee:  Larry Bengson


Entry Fees   
  • $65.00 Individual Entry Fee (includes up to five (5) individual events per day) 
  • $20.00 Individual Relay-Only Swimmer Entry Fee, maximum of three relay events per person
  • $16.00 Relay Entry fee.  Payment due at the time of submission to Clerk of Course.
  • $75.00 Individual LATE Entry (online only) Fee, closes Monday, July 17, 2023 at 11:59pm
Checks Payable to:  NEISD.  Online registration will reflect "Aquatex of San Antonio"

Warm-ups:         
  • Warm-ups will be conducted in accordance with the current USMS Policies and Procedures
  • Feet first entry into the water
  • Please review the Daily Schedule below.
Schedule:           
  • Warm-ups begin:  8:00 AM
  • Entries for all 800 Free Relays close 8:30 AM
  • Positive Check-in for 400 IM & 400 Free will be 8:30 AM
  • Clear Competition Pool:   8:50 AM
  • Meet begins:  9:00 AM
  • Entries for Relays (with the exception of the 800 Free) will be 10:00 AM
  • Positive Check-In for the 800 Free & 1500 Free will be 10:00 AM

Awards:  Awards will be given for top three individuals in each age group and event.  Relay awards will be given to top three in each age category.  Top Three Combined Team Awards will be presented.

T-Shirts:  Meet T-Shirts will be available for purchase through July 10. A limited amount of shirts will be available for sale during the meet.

Results:  Final results, including scores, will be posted at USMS.org and on the South Texas LMSC website at southtexasmastersswimming.com.

Social:  Information to be posted closer to meet date

Hotels:  Numerous hotel options are located within a five-mile radius


Special Needs:
  • A disability is defined as a PERMANENT physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
  • Please notify the Davis Natatorium (210-356-6925) in advance of this meet with the name and age of any member on your team who needs assistance to enter the building.
  • The Aquatics Staff will make reasonable accommodations for swimmers coaches, or spectators who wish to enter and use our facility.
  • In any meet sanctioned or approved by South Texas Masters Swimming, which may include one or more swimmers with visual, hearing, mental, or physical disabilities; the judging of such competitors shall be in strict accordance with the current USMS Swimming Rules and Regulations.
  • A disability is defined as a PERMANENT physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one of more major life activities.
  • Coaches and/or athletes must notify the Meet Host and the Meet Referee before the competition begins, and preferable at the time entries are submitted, if any specialized equipment is required and/or if they are to be considered for judging.
Swim Suit Restrictions:  Only one suit is permitted during competition.  The suits must:
  • Be of one piece
  • Be constructed of woven / knit material
  • Be 100% permeable to air and water
  • Not aid buoyancy
  • Not extend below the top of the knee and not cover the neck or shoulders for women
  • Not extend above the navel or below the top of the knee for men
  • Swimmers found in violation of these restrictions will be banned from further competition until the violation has been remedied.
Liability:
In granting a sanction for this meet, it is understood and agreed that USMS., South Texas Masters Swimming LMSC, 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.

Sanction:            
Held under the sanction of U.S. Masters Swimming this meet is sanctioned by South Texas Swimming and 2022-2023 USMS rules and any current relevant sections of the South Texas Policies & Procedures Manual will apply. All swimmers must be registered for 2023 with U.S. Masters Swimming by the entry deadline.  The 2022-2023 USMS Swimming Rules and any relevant sections of the USMS Handbook will apply.


Cell Phone Restrictions:      
  • 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 are strictly and specifically prohibited at all times.
  • There are no exceptions to this policy.
  • Violators are subject to disqualification from the meet, disbarment from the facility and arrest
TIME STANDARDS:
Event 1, 400 Free:  20 minutes or faster
Event 25, 1500 Free:  60 minutes or faster
Event 27, 400 Individual Medley:  20 minutes or faster
Event 49, 800 Free:  40 minutes or faster

Saturday, July 22, 2023 - Session 1
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 400 M Free
3 Women 200 M Fly
4 Men 200 M Fly
5 Women 50 M Breast
6 Men 50 M Breast
7 Women 100 M Free
8 Men 100 M Free
9 Mixed 800 M Free Relay
11 Women 200 M IM
12 Men 200 M IM
13 Women 50 M Fly
14 Men 50 M Fly
15 Women 200 M Back
16 Men 200 M Back
17 Women 100 M Breast
18 Men 100 M Breast
19 Women 200 M Free Relay
20 Men 200 M Free Relay
21 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
22 Women 400 M Medley Relay
23 Men 400 M Medley Relay
24 Mixed 400 M Free Relay
25 Mixed 1500 M Free
Sunday, July 23, 2023 - Session 2
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
27 Mixed 400 M IM
29 Women 200 M Free
30 Men 200 M Free
31 Women 50 M Back
32 Men 50 M Back
33 Women 100 M Fly
34 Men 100 M Fly
35 Women 800 M Free Relay
36 Men 800 M Free Relay
37 Women 200 M Breast
38 Men 200 M Breast
39 Women 50 M Free
40 Men 50 M Free
41 Women 100 M Back
42 Men 100 M Back
43 Women 200 M Medley Relay
44 Men 200 M Medley Relay
45 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
46 Women 400 M Free Relay
47 Men 400 M Free Relay
48 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
49 Mixed 800 M Free

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

Online Registration closed on 7/17/2023.
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