Short and Sweet Meet

Marin Aquatic Masters

Sunday, April 14, 2024

USMS Sanction : 384-S009

Marin Aquatic Masters

Swim Meet Registration


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Individual Registration Thu, Mar 7, 2024
05:00 AM
Thu, Apr 11, 2024
11:59 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Thu, Mar 7, 2024
05:00 AM
Sat, Apr 13, 2024
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 350 entrants.
Currently there are 315 entrants.

Marin Aquatic Masters
Short and Sweet Meet

Sanctioned by the Pacific Masters for USMS, Inc. Sanction # 384-S009

TIME: Sunday, April 14, 2024.  Warmups begin at 8:30 am, meet begins at 10:00 am.

LOCATION: Miwok Aquatics Center, Indian Valley College. 1800 Ignacio Blvd., Novato, CA 94949

FACILITY: Miwok Aquatic Center.  20 lane, 25 yard outdoor heated pool.  This meet is short course (SC) yards. Up to ten (10) lanes will be used for competition, depending on the number of entries.  There will be eight (8) lanes for warm up/warm down throughout the meet. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance with and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1. Locker rooms and additional restrooms are available.  The primary timing system will be automatic timing. Times may be submitted for USMS Top 10 consideration and USMS records. Pacific Masters requirements for records and Top 10 consideration are the same as those for USMS

DIRECTIONS: From Southbound Highway 101: Take Ignacio Boulevard exit, turn right onto Ignacio Boulevard at the light, go straight approximately two miles, enter Indian Valley Campus. Pool is in the center of campus. From Northbound Highway 101: Take Ignacio Boulevard exit, go left and cross over 101, go straight approximately two miles, enter Indian Valley Campus. Pool is in the center of Campus.

PARKING: Parking is FREE in all lots. Please secure vehicles and contents. The Marin Community College District, the Marin Aquatics Masters, nor Pacific Masters Swimming, take ANY responsibility for damages or theft to any vehicles or personal belongings.

RULES & ELIGIBILITY: Current USMS rules will govern the meet. All participants must be age 18 or older as of the last day of the meet and be currently registered members of U.S. Masters Swimming. Foreign swimmers shall contact the meet director to facilitate their entries and must provide proof of current membership in their country’s Masters Swimming governing body.

ENTRY LIMITS:  Entries are limited to a maximum of 6 individual events, excluding relays.  Individual entries to be made online.  No individual deck entries allowed. Relay team entries may be made on deck, however, all Relay Only swimmers must enter online during the relay only entry time period listed below.

EVENT CAPS:  500 Free – capped at 80 swimmers
ONLINE ENTRIES: Entries may be made at the following website.

  • Individual entries close Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 11:59 pm.
  • Swimmers entering relays only must register online (no charge) by Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 11:59pm.
Note: No late or individual deck entries will be accepted.  Relays must be deck entered, but all relay only swimmers must enter online.  Relay deck entries will close approximately 90 minutes before the estimated start of the specific relay block.

INDIVIDUAL ENTRY FEES: $40. No refunds will be made.

MAILED ENTRIES: No paper entries for individual events shall be accepted. If you cannot enter online, please contact Shari Cruse (Meet Director) at (415) 302-4466,, before April 11 2024.

DECK ENTRIES: Only for relay teams

  • This meet will be deck-seeded.  
  • Check in required for all events.  
  • All pre-registered swimmers in the first two events must be checked in by 9:30 am.  
  • Close of check in for all other individual events shall be no more than 60 minutes before the estimated time of the start of the event.  
  • **Athletes who do not check-in will not be seeded and will not be allowed to compete in that event.
ATTENDANCE LIMIT:  Number of individual swimmers registered into the meet shall be capped at 300.

SEEDING:   All events shall be swum fastest to slowest. “No time” (NT) entries are permissible.

RELAYS: Relays are deck entry only. 
  • Swimmers may swim in either the gender or mixed relay of a particular type, but not both. 
  • Cards must show correct first and last names and correct age for each swimmer. 
  • Relay swimmers not participating in individual events must enter online (no charge). 
  • Teams must enter relays on deck at the meet.
RELAY ENTRY FEES: Relay entry fees are $10.00 per entered relay.  Relay entries are due 90 minutes prior to relay events being swum.

Note: Only 2 relays per club may score per age group of a relay.

AWARDS:  A sweet treat will be awarded to each heat winner.

HOSPITALITY:  A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all working officials at the meet.  

  • Coffee, hot chocolate, breakfast sandwiches and healthy snacks and beverage options available.  
  • **Plastic one time use water bottles are prohibited at the facility. Please bring a reusable water bottle, there are water bottle filling stations on deck and we will have water for sale in permitted containers.
MEET DIRECTOR:  Shari Cruse, (415) 302-4466
MEET REFEREE:   David Benjamin
ADMIN REFEREE:  Chris Ottati

  • Smoking and the use of other tobacco products is prohibited on the pool deck, in the locker rooms, in spectator seating, on standing areas, parking lots, and in all areas used by athletes, during the meet and during warm-up periods. 
  • Sale and use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all areas of the meet venue.
  • No glass containers are allowed in the meet venue. 
  • No propane heater is permitted except for snack bar/meet operations.
  • All shelters must be properly secured. Please do not use stakes in the landscaping due to irrigation system.
  • Destructive devices, to include but not limited to, explosive devices and equipment, firearms (open or concealed), blades, knives, mace, stun guns and blunt objects are strictly prohibited in the swimming facility and its surrounding areas.  If observed, the Meet Referee or his/her designee may ask that these devices be stored safely away from the public or removed from the facility.  Noncompliance may result in the reporting to law enforcement authorities and ejection from the facility.  Law enforcement officers (LEO) are exempt per applicable laws.
  • Operation of a drone, or any other flying apparatus, is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.
  • Animals with the exclusion of Registered Service Animals are NOT permitted on the pool deck at any time.  If you have a Registered Service Animal, please check in with the Meet Director upon entry of the facility.

EVENTS:  Fast to Slow.  Women’s events are numbered (Odd) and Men’s events are numbered (Even). The 500 free event will be combined women and men (mixed). 

Meet Course: 25 Yards

Warm-ups start at 8:30 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event Psych
Heats Heat
1 Women 200 Y Free Psych 9 Heats Results
2 Men 200 Y Free Psych 7 Heats Results
3 Women 50 Y Breast Psych 7 Heats Results
4 Men 50 Y Breast Psych 6 Heats Results
5 Women 200 Y Back Psych 4 Heats Results
6 Men 200 Y Back Psych 3 Heats Results
7 Women 50 Y Fly Psych 8 Heats Results
8 Men 50 Y Fly Psych 7 Heats Results
9 Women 200 Y Free Relay Psych 2 Heats Results
10 Men 200 Y Free Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
11 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay Psych 2 Heats Results
13 Women 200 Y Breast Psych 4 Heats Results
14 Men 200 Y Breast Psych 4 Heats Results
15 Women 50 Y Free Psych 10 Heats Results
16 Men 50 Y Free Psych 9 Heats Results
17 Women 200 Y Fly Psych 2 Heats Results
18 Men 200 Y Fly Psych 2 Heats Results
19 Women 50 Y Back Psych 6 Heats Results
20 Men 50 Y Back Psych 5 Heats Results
21 Women 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 2 Heats Results
22 Men 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
23 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay Psych 1 Heats Results
25 Mixed 500 Y Free Psych 7 Heats Results

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

Online Registration closed on 4/11/2024.