2024 TACM March Madness

Thunderbird Aquatic Club Masters

Sunday, March 10, 2024

USMS Sanction : 364-S003

Thunderbird Aquatic Club Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Individual Registration Wed, Feb 14, 2024
09:00 AM
Sun, Mar 3, 2024
11:59 PM
Relay-Only Individual Registration Wed, Feb 14, 2024
09:00 AM
Sun, Mar 3, 2024
11:59 PM

Thunderbird Aquatic Club Masters
TACM March Madness
Sunday, March 10, 2024
Warm-up: 9:00 AM Meet starts at 10:00 AM
Sanctioned by PNA for USMS Inc. # 364-S003

LOCATION: Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center
1603 22nd Street, Anacortes, WA 98221, (360) 293-0673

FACILITY: Competition 25 yards, 6 lanes. Temp 81°F.  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. Continuous warm-up pool is available in the dive tank.

TIMING SYSTEM: The primary timing system will be automatic timing (Daktronics). Times from this competition will be eligible for world record, USMS record, and Top 10 consideration.

MEET DIRECTOR: Jenny Claridge, jclaridge@fidalgopool.com
(360) 293-0673 x 103        

MEET REFEREE:  Heather Brennan, heatherbrennan11@gmail.com


RULES: Current USMS rules will govern the meet.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2024 USMS or foreign registered swimmers 18 and above as of 3/10/24. Age groups based on the swimmer’s age as of 3/10/24.  Foreign registered swimmers must provide proof of current registration in their country’s federation.
ENTRIES: Swimmers may enter up to 6 individual events. Entries must be submitted online by 11:59 (Pacific) Sunday, March 3, 2024.

DECK ENTRIES: No race day entries accepted.

SEEDING: All events slow to fast, age group and genders mixed. Pre-seeding except for relays, 400 IM, 500 Free, and 1000 Free.

CHECK-IN: Positive check-in required for the 400 IM, 500 Free, and 1000 Free by 8:15 AM. Swimmers missing the check-in deadline may be scratched from the event.

RELAYS: Deck-enter relays at the meet
  • Women, Men, and Mixed relays will be seeded together.
  • A swimmer may swim on only one relay team (W, M, or Mixed) for each relay event
  • Mixed relays require two men and two women
  • Mark your relay entry card carefully to ensure correct intent and results.
  • Deck entries for all relays due 15 minutes after the start of warmups
  • No charge for relays
  • Relay Only Swimmers: Wishing to swim only relays at the meet may do so. Same entry deadline and entry fee surcharge applies. 
AWARDS: No awards will be available.

ENTRY FEES: $16 USD (includes LMSC and timing surcharges) PLUS $4 USD per individual event. No charge for relays. PNA swimmers who need financial assistance for entry fees may request same from the PNA Wiggin Fund.

DIRECTIONS: Link to Google Maps. From I-5, take exit 230. Go west on Highway 20 to its end in Anacortes. Turn right onto Commercial Ave and go about ten blocks to 22nd Street and turn left. Continue on 22nd Street to J Ave. Fidalgo Pool is on the corner of 22nd Street and J Ave.


Meet Course: 25 Yards

Session 1 - Meet - 400 IM (2 heats)
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 9:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 400 Y IM
2 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
3 Mixed 50 Y Free
4 Mixed 100 Y Breast
Session 2 - After Break
# Sex Event
5 Mixed 200 Y Back
6 Mixed 50 Y Fly
7 Mixed 200 Y IM
8 Mixed 100 Y Free
9 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
Session 3 - After Break - 1000 Free (1 heat)
# Sex Event
10 Mixed 1000 Y Free
11 Mixed 200 Y Breast
12 Mixed 50 Y Back
13 Mixed 100 Y Fly
Session 4 - After Break - 500 Free (2 heats)
# Sex Event
14 Mixed 200 Y Free
15 Mixed 50 Y Breast
16 Mixed 100 Y Back
17 Mixed 100 Y IM
18 Mixed 500 Y Free

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

Online Registration closed on 3/3/2024.
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