Virginia SC State Championship

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Friday, February 9 - Saturday, February 10, 2024

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5050 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA 23234

February 9-10, 2024

This is a two-day SCY meet (Friday and Saturday) that will include all individual and relay events. For clubs registered within the Virginia LMSC, scores will be tallied by Club and the winner will leave with bragging rights. 
VMST will swim by Workout Group. Each Workout Group (CLUB) will be considered its own Club. VMST swimmers not registered with a Workout Group will be listed as Club VMST. 

Sponsored By:                  Virginia Masters SwimTeam 
Sanctioned By:                 LMSC for Va. for USMS, Inc.
Meet Referee:                 Genny Kimble   email:
Meet Directors:               Adam Kennedy         email:         804-334-7669
                                            Rebecca Quicke                email:

Location:             SwimRVA-CSAC (5050 Ridgedale Parkway, North Chesterfield, Va 23234). 

Schedule:            Friday, February 9

      • Warm-up            12:00 PM
      • Session Start      1:00 PM
                         Saturday, February 10
  • Warm-up            8:00 AM
  • Session Start      9:00 AM
***Athletes will be notified by Monday, February 5th of building access and warm-up times based up upon entries and session timelines.***

Facility:                This is an indoor 50-meter competition pool broken into two 25-yard courses. GEN-7 timing and full color video board. Myrtha track starts blocks. The length of the competition course with a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.  

Eligibility:           The standard Masters age groups will be used. The age determination date will be 2/09/24.  All swimmers must be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming and must include a copy of their USMS card with paper entries or register online.  

Entries:                          $80.00 per athlete, entering the meet in any capacity. 
  • Deck entries will be accepted until 45 minutes before the meet start time.  All Swimmers must present proof of USMS registration at time of entry.
  • A swimmer may enter a maximum of 6 events per day, plus relays. 
  • All athletes within the Virginia LMSC must enter with their workout group NOT their regional team to be included in the team scores.  Athletes outside of the Virginia LMSC will swim under their Regional designation.

Entry Limits:       Meet Director reserved the right to limit any event due to timeline.

Entry Deadline: On-line entries are strongly encouraged:
Meets are listed on the Club Assistant home page by date. The deadline for on-line entries is Friday, February 2, 2024 (one week before the meet). To be seeded, paper entries must be received by Tuesday, January 30, 2024. Entries received after the applicable dates will be considered deck entries and additional fees may apply.  

**Make all checks payable to SwimRVA.  Checks can be mailed:
Adam Kennedy
5050 Ridgedale Parkway
North Chesterfield, VA 23234

Age Groups: Individual event age groups are 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc. in five-year increments as high as necessary. Relay event age groups are 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, etc. in 10-year increments, determined by the youngest relay member’s age.

Rules: Current USMS rules for Masters swimming will apply. No one will swim alone in a heat. Sexes and age groups may be combined where necessary. "NT" will be seeded arbitrarily.

Seeding: All events will be timed finals AND seeded by time, slowest to fastest, EXCEPT for the 1650, which will be swum fast to slow.  The Meet Director reserves the right to combine any event and swim any event in a dual course format.
Athletes swimming in the 1650 will need to provide their own humans to act as timer and lap counter.  SwimRVA will provide the lap counting device.

Relays: Relays will be deck-entered and deck-seeded. Entries for all relays are due no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of the session each day. Men's, Women's and Mixed Relays may be combined into the same heats. For each relay, a swimmer may only enter one men's, women's, or mixed. Mixed relays must include 2 male and 2 female swimmers.

Warm-up/Warm-down Procedures: Swimmers must enter the pool feet-first in a cautious manner. Diving shall be permitted only from the blocks in the designated sprint lanes during warm-up. There will be continuous warm-up/warm-down lanes available during the entirety of the meet; ABSOLUTELY NO DIVING WILL BE PERMITTED IN THE WARM-UP LANES ONCE THE MEET HAS BEGUN. Instructions given by the designated Safety Marshall shall be obeyed at all times.  

Record-breaking swims: Any swimmer who believes they may break a USMS national record is encouraged to notify the meet referee prior to swimming that event.  Times from this competition will be eligible for USMS records and Top 10 consideration, but not for world records.

Splits:   The 1000 split (based on the timing system record of the touch at the 1000) of each 1650 will be uploaded to the USMS results database. No split request for the 1000 will be necessary. 

Scoring:                 This meet will be scored by CLUB.  (Workout groups within VMST are considered their own CLUB).  Winner earns bragging rights for the year!

     All athletes: Each participant will receive a special gift from SwimRVA. 
     Awards:         1st-3rd place for each individual event, per age group.

Results:                Results will be posted at and will be uploaded to the USMS results database.  

Team Banners: You are encouraged to bring your team’s banner. Please use painter’s tape to hang your banners. Do not use duct tape or any other adhesive that will leave residue on the walls.  If you need assistance, please ask a SwimRVA staff member.

Nearby Lodging:
Double Tree- Koger Center Midlothian

Hospitality:  Hospitality is included in your meet entry fees!  Hospitality will be available for all athletes, coaches, and officials with light snacks, sandwiches, and drinks. 

Social:  The social is also included in your meet entry fees and will include hot food and non-alcoholic drinks!  An after-meet social will be available at SwimRVA following the last event on FridayHowever, we will need a head count for ordering food.  Please indicate on your registration whether you intend to attend the social.  Deadline for the social will be February 2, 2024.  Limited tickets may be available after the 2nd. 



Friday, February 9, 2024 - Session 1 - Friday
Warm-ups start at 12:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 1:00 PM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Women 200 Y Fly
2 Men 200 Y Fly
3 Women 400 Y IM
4 Men 400 Y IM
5 Women 100 Y Back
6 Men 100 Y Back
7 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
8 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
9 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
10 Women 100 Y Breast
11 Men 100 Y Breast
12 Women 100 Y Fly
13 Men 100 Y Fly
14 Women 50 Y Back
15 Men 50 Y Back
16 Women 200 Y Free
17 Men 200 Y Free
18 Women 400 Y Free Relay
19 Men 400 Y Free Relay
20 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
Saturday, February 10, 2024 - Session 2 - Saturday
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
Meet Session is estimated to end at 4:00 PM
# Sex Event
21 Women 200 Y IM
22 Men 200 Y IM
23 Women 200 Y Breast
24 Men 200 Y Breast
25 Women 100 Y Free
26 Men 100 Y Free
27 Women 400 Y Medley Relay
28 Men 400 Y Medley Relay
29 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay
30 Women 50 Y Fly
31 Men 50 Y Fly
32 Women 200 Y Back
33 Men 200 Y Back
34 Women 500 Y Free
35 Men 500 Y Free
36 Women 50 Y Breast
37 Men 50 Y Breast
38 Women 50 Y Free
39 Men 50 Y Free
40 Women 100 Y IM
41 Men 100 Y IM
42 Women 200 Y Free Relay
43 Men 200 Y Free Relay
44 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
45 Women 1650 Y Free
46 Men 1650 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 2/2/2024.
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