Cherry Blossom Pentathlon Swim Meet

St. James Masters

Saturday, April 6, 2024

USMS Sanction : 104-S002

The St. James Masters Program

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Feb 4, 2024
01:00 AM
Thu, Apr 4, 2024
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 150 entrants.
Currently there are 61 entrants.

The Cherry Blossom Pentathlon Swim Meet at The St. James
Hosted by The St. James Masters
Sanctioned by the Potomac Valley LMSC for USMS Inc. Sanction number: 
The St. James Sports Complex
6805 Industrial Road, Springfield, VA 22151
On Saturday, April 6th, 2024, St. James Masters will host a SCY Meet.
 WARM-UPS: 7:30am  MEET:  8:30am
ENTRIES: Swimmers may enter a maximum of 5 events of any stroke/distance.  To enter the pentathlon, choose either:

Sprout - 50 of each stroke and 100IM
Bud -  100 of each stroke and 200IM
Blossom - 200 of each stroke and 400IM
Progressive – 50 Fly, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 200 Free, 400IM

Entries are due by midnight Thursday, April 4th, 2024. Entries are capped at 150 swimmers.
Please register using Club Assistant.
RULES: Current USMS rules apply. All swimmers must be registered with USMS. If you are not
registered with USMS you may register online at:
SEEDING: Events will be seeded slowest to fastest regardless of age/gender. Please enter with
a seed time in Short Course Yards. Coach’s times accepted. “No time” entries are seeded last.
RELAYS: No relays
FEES: Meet Entry $40.00
AWARDS AND RESULTS: Award for each swimmer who completes all five pentathlon events. Results will be posted online at
FACILITY: The St. James Sports Complex Pool is an indoor 25 yard, 10-lane Myrtha pool with nonturbulent lane lines, 8 lanes will be used for competition. The pool has full electronic timing.
Two lanes will be available for warm-up/cool down prior to and during the meet. One lane will be reserved for swimmers 65+.  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. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.
 Locker rooms are available for use. Users should supply their own lock. Seating for spectators is available on the balcony level. There is limited space on deck. Chairs are permitted as space allows. The St. James Covid-19 and County Health Department requirements will be followed.
CONCESSIONS: Vim & Victor Restaurant is located on the upper level of the St. James.
DIRECTIONS: The St. James is located 15 miles south of Washington, D.C. in Springfield, VA. The
address is: 6805 Industrial Road, Springfield, VA 22151
PARKING: Free parking is available in the back right parking lot.  Enter the pool through door #3.
QUESTIONS:  Meet Director: Nancy Bailey:
Warm-ups begin at 7:30am in the competition pool. Meet starts at 8:30am. Two lanes
in non-competition pool will be continuously available throughout the meet for warmup/cool-down.



Warm-ups start at 7:30 AM
Meet starts at 8:30 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 1:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 50 Y Fly
2 Mixed 100 Y Fly
3 Mixed 200 Y Fly
4 Mixed 50 Y Back
5 Mixed 100 Y Back
6 Mixed 200 Y Back
7 Mixed 100 Y IM
8 Mixed 200 Y IM
9 Mixed 400 Y IM
10 Mixed 50 Y Breast
11 Mixed 100 Y Breast
12 Mixed 200 Y Breast
13 Mixed 50 Y Free
14 Mixed 100 Y Free
15 Mixed 200 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 4/4/2024.
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