20th Annual BAMFest 2023

Bainbridge Aquatic Masters

Sunday, October 8, 2023

USMS Sanction : 363-S006

Bainbridge Aquatic Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Individual Registration Wed, Aug 16, 2023
09:00 AM
Sun, Oct 1, 2023
11:59 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Wed, Aug 16, 2023
09:00 AM
Sun, Oct 1, 2023
11:59 PM

Bainbridge Aquatic Masters 20th Annual BAMFest 2023
Sunday, October 8, 2023
Warm-up: 9 AM, Sprint lanes after 9:30 AM

Meet starts at 10 AM ~ 3 PM
Sanctioned by PNA for USMS Inc. 363-S006

LOCATION: Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center
8521 Madison Ave, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

MEET DIRECTOR: Tamara Tulou – SwimBAMFest@gmail.com

MEET REFEREE: Julee Longridge – juleelongridge@comcast.net

FACILITY: Competition – Ray Williams Pool: 25 yard, 6 lanes – starting end 12.0 feet deep; turning end 3.5 feet deep. Temp 76-81°F. Warm-up – Don Nakata Pool: two continuous lanes in the 25 yard recreation pool during competition. 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.

TIMING SYSTEM: The primary timing system will be automatic timing.  Times may be submitted for USMS records and USMS Top 10 consideration.

CONCESSIONS: Available at no charge. Donations welcome.

RULES: Current USMS rules will govern the meet.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2023 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of 10/8/2023. Age groups based on the swimmer’s age as of 10/8/2023. Foreign registered swimmers need to provide proof of current registration with their country’s masters swim body.

ENTRIES: Individual Entries and Relay-Only Swimmers

  • Swimmers may enter up to a maximum of 6 individual events and 4 relays.
  • Entry time required for all events. Estimates are OK.
  • Entry Deadline: Entries must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (Pacific) Sunday, October 1, 2023.
  • Entry Fees: $16 surcharge PLUS $3 per individual event. No charge for relays. PNA swimmers who need financial assistance for entry fees may request same from the PNA Wiggin Fund.
  • Entry Questions: Tamara Tulou – SwimBAMFest@gmail.com
DECK ENTRIES: No race day deck entries.

SEEDING: All events slow to fast, age groups and sexes mixed. Pre-seeding except for 500 Free and relays. 

CHECK-IN: Positive check-in required for the 500 Free by 10:00 AM. Swimmers missing the check-in deadline may be scratched from the event.

  • Relay cards due by 9:30 AM for Events #1, 2, and 3.
  • Relay cards due by end of Event #7 for Events #13, 14, and 15.
  • No charge for relays, but relay-only swimmers must enter online by the entry deadline.
  • Mixed relays require two men and two women.
500 FREE: Swimmers in the 500 Free must provide their own COUNTER if desired. Timers and counting device will be provided. Entrants may be limited if timeline is too long.

AWARDS: Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age group and gender.

  • Heading south on SR 305 from Agate Pass Bridge, turn right at the third traffic light onto Madison Ave. The Aquatic Center is approximately one-half mile, on the right.
  • Heading north on SR 305 from the ferry terminal, turn left at the fourth traffic light (approximately 1.5 miles) onto Madison Ave. The Aquatic Center is approximately one-half mile, on the right.
FERRY SCHEDULE: Find the ferry schedule and status on the WA State DOT Ferries website.

Session 1
Warm-ups start at 9:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
2 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
3 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
4 Mixed 200 Y Free
5 Mixed 50 Y Back
6 Mixed 200 Y IM
7 Mixed 50 Y Free
Session 2 - After 15-Minute Break
# Sex Event
8 Mixed 100 Y Fly
9 Mixed 50 Y Breast
10 Mixed 100 Y Free
11 Mixed 500 Y Free
12 Mixed 100 Y IM
Session 3 - After 10-minute break
Meet Session is estimated to end at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event
13 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
14 Women 200 Y Free Relay
15 Men 200 Y Free Relay
16 Mixed 100 Y Back
17 Mixed 50 Y Fly
18 Mixed 100 Y Breast

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

Online Registration closed on 10/1/2023.
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