NOVA Masters SC/LC Cup: Day #1 (Short Course)

NOVA of Virginia Aquatics

Saturday, May 6, 2023

USMS Sanction : 123-S005

NOVA of Virginia Aquatics

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05:00 AM
Sat, Apr 29, 2023
11:59 PM

Saturday Short Course
May 6, 2023


  • Sponsored by: NOVA of Virginia Aquatics, Inc.
  • Held under the sanction of LMSC for VA for USMS, Inc., SANCTION NO:
  • USMS, Inc. & NOVA of Virginia Aquatics shall be held free and harmless from any and all liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of this event.
  • Meet Referee: TBD
  • In applying for this sanction, the Host, NOVA of Virginia Aquatics, agrees to comply and to enforce all health and safety mandates and guidelines of USMS, USA Swimming, Virginia Swimming, the Commonwealth of Virginia and County of Henrico.
NOVA Aquatic Center - Regency, 100 NOVA Way, Richmond, VA 23229. Phone 804-754-3401

  • The NOVA Aquatic Center – Regency offers three pools and supporting amenities.
  • Competition Pool:
    • Twenty (20) 25 yard lanes x Eight (8) 50 meter lanes
    • Competition lanes are minimum or 8’ wide in 25 yard course and 8’2’’ in 50 meter course.
    • Uniform 6’7’’ depth throughout
    • Overflow Gutters
    • Competitor non turbulent 6’’ lane lines
  • Warm-Up Pools:
    • Each pool: Three (3) 25 yard lanes
    • Warm-up lanes are minimum 6’ wide
    • Uniform 4’6’’ depth throughout
  • Daktronics electronic timing system will be used.
  • Competition Course: 25 Yard Course will be the West Course. Number of lanes designated for competition will be determined upon receipt of entries. Minimum of 8 SCY Lanes will be available for warm-up/warm-down at all times.
  • The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and will be on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.
  • Meets at the NOVA Aquatic Center – Regency are fully staffed with American Red Cross certified Lifeguards at all times. There are also 2 AEDs on site as well first aid supplies located at several locations in the Facility. The Lifeguard Office has a full first aid kit as well as ice. The closest EMT is located at Henrico Fire Station #9 which is 1.1 miles away.
Name: Drew Hirth
Phone: 804-754-3401 x6

  • The standard USMS Masters age groups will be used. 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. One event USMS registrations will be permitted for an additional $20 fee.
  • Age on May 6, 2023 will determine age for the entire meet.
  • $8.00 per individual event plus a $10.00 surcharge to help defray the administrative costs of the meet.
  • Deck entries will be accepted until 45 minutes before the meet start time at a cost of $15.00 per deck entry.
  • A swimmer may enter a maximum of 6 events, plus relays.
  • On-line entries are strongly encouraged: – meets are listed on the Club Assistant home page by date.
  • To be seeded, paper entries must be received by Wednesday May 5, 2023.
  • Entries received after the applicable dates will be considered deck entries and additional fees will apply.
Relays will be deck-entered and deck-seeded at no cost. Entries for all relays are due no later than the start of Event 9 (the Women’s 50 Fly).

  • Top 3 finishers in each event will receive Medals.
  • Recognition Award for competing in both Day 1 and Day 2 of the NOVA MASTERS SC/LC CUP
  • Warm-ups 1:00pm; Competition starts: 2:00pm
  • 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.
  • Current USMS rules for Masters swimming will apply.
  • No one will swim alone in a heat. Sexes and age groups will be combined where necessary.
  • "NT" will be seeded arbitrarily.
  • The 100 Mixed Free Relay is a non-conforming event and times for this event are not eligible for USMS records or Top Ten.

Meet Course: 25 Yards

Session 1
Warm-ups start at 1:00 PM
Meet Session starts at 2:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Women 100 Y IM
2 Men 100 Y IM
3 Women 200 Y Back
4 Men 200 Y Back
5 Women 200 Y Free Relay
6 Men 200 Y Free Relay
7 Women 100 Y Breast
8 Men 100 Y Breast
9 Women 50 Y Fly
10 Men 50 Y Fly
11 Women 200 Y Free
12 Men 200 Y Free
13 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
15 Women 200 Y IM
16 Men 200 Y IM
17 Women 50 Y Breast
18 Men 50 Y Breast
Session 2 - After 5-Minute Break
# Sex Event
19 Mixed 100 Y Free Relay
21 Women 100 Y Back
22 Men 100 Y Back
23 Women 50 Y Free
24 Men 50 Y Free
25 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
26 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
27 Women 200 Y Fly
28 Men 200 Y Fly
29 Women 100 Y Free
30 Men 100 Y Free
31 Women 400 Y IM
32 Men 400 Y IM
33 Women 50 Y Back
34 Men 50 Y Back
35 Women 200 Y Breast
36 Men 200 Y Breast
37 Women 100 Y Fly
38 Men 100 Y Fly
39 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
41 Women 500 Y Free
42 Men 500 Y Free

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "NOVA OF VA AQUATICS."

Online Registration closed on 4/29/2023.
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