Texas Elite 2023 Fall Opener

Texas Elite Swim Team Masters

Saturday, September 30, 2023

USMS Sanction : 253-S007

Texas Elite Swim Team Masters

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Texas Elite 2023 Fall Opener
Short Course Masters Meet
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Texas Elite Swim Team

Saturday September 30th, 2023
A Short Course Yards Meet

WW. Emmons Natatorium
10404 Tiger Trail Dr.
Houston, TX 77043

DIRECTIONS: From Houston, take Interstate 10 (I-10) west to Exit # 757 towards Gessner.  Turn right onto Gessner. In ~2 miles turn left onto Tiger Trail Dr.  The pool will be on your right.

FACILITIES: One eight lane, 25 yard indoor pool with non-turbulent lane lines will be used for warm-up and competition. A separate warm-up / warm-down area will be made available during the competition.

POOL LENGTH CERTIFICATION: The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, 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.

MEET REFEREE: Kyle Stewart - kyle.stewart63@gmail.com 713-419-5278

MEET DIRECTOR: Clay Pruitt - coachclay@texaseliteswimteam.com 832-348-0577

DATE: Saturday September 30th, 2023. Warm-ups will begin immediately after the conclusion of the USAS Club meet.  Warm-up will begin at 3:30pm and the meet will start at 4:30pm.

RULES: Current USMS Short Course Rules will govern the conduct of the meet.

PARKING: Parking is available in the Natatorium parking lot and additional parking is available around the local School.
Here is an aerial view of the facility:

SANCTION: Sanctioned by Gulf Master Swim Committee for USMS, Inc. Times achieved at the meet will be submitted to USMS and eligible for Top Ten consideration and USMS records.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all currently registered USMS and FINA swimmers. Swimmers not currently registered with USMS will be given an opportunity to register with USMS while doing their online entry.

AGE: Athlete age at the meet is determined by their age on the day of the meet.


        • Individual: 18-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79, etc.
        • Relays: 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+, 95
Note: The age of the youngest relay team member shall determine the relay age group.

RELAY ENTRIES: Relays will be deck entered and there will be no additional charge. Relays are composed of four men, four women and two men and two women for mixed relays. All relay swimmers must be registered to the same club. Unattached is not a club. 

ENTRIES: Online entries only here: Texas Elite 2023 Fall Opener (9/30/2023) (clubassistant.com). A maximum of 5 individual events may be entered. Enter with short course yard times or convert your meter times to short course yard. Swimmers may enter with NT (no time) but it is preferred that a good approximate time be used instead.

FEES: Meet entry fee is $45. Online entry deadline has been extended to Thursday September 28th, 2023 AT NOON. There will be no day of or deck entries.

SEEDING: All events except the 400 IM, 500 Free will be pre-seeded, with women and men seeded together, slowest to fastest. The 400 IM, 500 Free will require positive check in (see deadlines below) and will be deck seeded swimming slowest to fastest.

500 Free & 400 IM          4:00 PM
All swimmers not checked in by the above deadlines will be scratched from the event.

SCORING: Individual and Relays through 8th place.
Individual:        9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1             Relays:              18, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2

AWARDS: No awards will be given out.

PSYCH SHEETS AND HEAT SHEETS: Psych sheets will be emailed to the swimmers after entries close. Swimmers are asked to notify the Meet Director at coachclay@texaseliteswimteam.com if they know BEFORE 4 PM on Friday Sept. 22nd that they are not going to swim an event. The meet will then be seeded and Heat sheets will be emailed to the swimmers Friday PM. THIS IS A GREEN MEET AND NO HEAT SHEETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE SWIMMERS AT THE SWIM MEET. Copies will be posted at the venue in several locations. Swimmers are asked to save them to their phones or print them out and bring them with them.

RESULTS: Results will be posted during the meet on MeetMobile. Hard copies will also be posted at the meet. Final results will be posted on the Gulf Masters Web Site at www.gulfmastersswim.org , www.usmssouthcentralzone.org and on www.usms.org

CONCESSIONS: There will be no concessions available however swimmers may bring any food and drink that they may want.

QUESTIONS: Meet Director Clay Pruitt at coachclay@texaseliteswimteam.com, 832-348-0577

Texas Elite 2023 Fall Opener
Order of Events
Saturday September 30th, 2023
Warm Ups will start at 3:30PM, Meet Starts 4:30PM
Swimmers may enter up to 5 events. All times will be assumed to be Short Course Yard times. Please convert Meter times to Yards. Swimmers may enter with no time (NT) or put in a good estimate. 

Mixed 500 Free *  
10 minute break - open pool for 2nd warm up
Mixed 100 Fly
Mixed 50 Breast
Mixed 400 IM
Mixed 100 Free
Mixed 200 Breast  
Mixed 50 Back
Mixed 100 IM
Mixed 200 Free
Mixed 50 Fly
Mixed 200 Back
Mixed 100 Breast  
Mixed 50 Free
Mixed 200 IM
Mixed 100 Back
Mixed 200 Fly
Women, Men or Mixed 200 Free Relay**
Women, Men or Mixed 200 Medley Relay**
*500 Free Swimmers MUST supply their own counter
** Mixed relays are a combination of two men and two women who are all on the same team. Unattached is not a team. Depending on the number of relays entered, medley and freestyle relays of the same distance may be combined into one heat to swim at the same time.

Warm-ups start at 3:30 AM
Meet starts at 4:30 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 7:30 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 500 Y Free
2 Mixed 100 Y Fly
3 Mixed 50 Y Breast
4 Mixed 400 Y IM
5 Mixed 100 Y Free
6 Mixed 200 Y Breast
7 Mixed 50 Y Back
8 Mixed 100 Y IM
9 Mixed 200 Y Free
10 Mixed 50 Y Fly
11 Mixed 200 Y Back
12 Mixed 100 Y Breast
13 Mixed 50 Y Free
14 Mixed 200 Y IM
15 Mixed 100 Y Back
16 Mixed 200 Y Fly
17 Women 200 Y Free Relay
18 Men 200 Y Free Relay
19 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay
20 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
21 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
22 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 9/28/2023.
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