Annual HAWKtoberfest Adult SCY Swim Meet

Kingfish RI

Sunday, October 22, 2023

USMS Sanction : 023-R005

Kingfish Rhode Island

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Aug 13, 2023
06:00 AM
Thu, Oct 19, 2023
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 125 entrants.
Currently there are 43 entrants.

October 22, 2023

Hosted by Kingfish Rhode Island Swim Club to benefit Roger Williams University Varsity Swimming & Diving Team

Recognized by the New England LMSC for USMS Inc., Recognition # 023-R005

DATE & TIME: Sunday, October 22, 2023. Warm-up and check-in open at 8:30 a.m. Check-in and relay entries close at 9:30 a.m. Meet starts at 10:00 a.m. Scroll to the bottom of this page to view the order of events.

FACILITY: Roger Williams University Aquatics Center, located at 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, has an eight-lane, 25-yard, 4-to-12-foot-deep pool with 7-foot-wide lanes. This meet will have six competition lanes and two continuous warmup lanes. There is deck space with bleachers for 275 swimmers, seating in the stands for 225 spectators, and wheelchair access to all public areas, including the pool deck, locker rooms, and stands via elevator.

POOL LENGTH CERTIFICATION: 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: This meet will use a Daktronics automatic timing system with touchpads at the finish end, a one-button semi-automatic backup system, and a backup watch on each lane. There may be an eight-line electronic scoreboard, pending equipment upgrades. Times swum at this competition by members of U.S. Masters Swimming will be eligible for USMS record and Top 10 consideration.

ELIGIBILITY: Any adult swimmer aged 18 or older. The age determination date is October 22, 2023. If you are not a USMS member, on the next page click the "No Governing Body" button to proceed with your meet entry.

ONLINE ENTRIES: Online entries will open Sunday, August 13, at 6:00 a.m., and will close Thursday, October 19, at 11:59 p.m., or upon reaching the meet entry cap.

DECK ENTRIES: Space allowing, deck entries will be accepted onsite at the meet from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

ENTRY FEE: $35 flat fee for online entry via credit/debit card or $45 for deck entry via cash or check. Fee is nonrefundable. Swimmers are not registered for the meet until their entry is complete. Incomplete entries will be deleted. Your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "KINGFISH SWIMMING."

ENTRY LIMITS: The meet entry cap is 125 swimmers. Each swimmer may enter 5 individual events plus relays. Relays will be deck-entered.

CHECK-IN: All events require positive check-in at the meet. Check-in will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 9:45 a.m. Swimmers who do not check in will not be seeded.

RELAYS: There is no relay entry fee, but every swimmer must be entered in at least one individual event. Swimmers cannot swim on both a same-sex relay and a mixed-sex relay for the same event. For a relay time to count for USMS purposes, all four swimmers on the relay must be affiliated with the same club in their respective USMS member record.

RELAY ENTRY DEADLINE: All relay entries must be deck-entered at the meet by 9:30 a.m. via the official relay entry form.

RULES: 2023 USMS Rules & Regulations apply. Please read Article 402 “Conduct of Members” and act accordingly.

SEEDING: All events will be timed finals seeded by time, slowest to fastest, after check-in closes. Individual event heats will be men and women combined. Relay heats may combine single-sex and mixed relays. 

USMS SPLIT REQUESTS: Official split requests for individual events must be submitted using the USMS Split Notification Form. Per USMS rules, for backstroke events you must notify the meet referee of your intent to record an initial split time before swimming that event and for individual events other than backstroke you must notify the referee before the meet ends. All relay leadoff splits will be recorded as automatic official splits.

RECORD-BREAKING SWIMS: Any Masters swimmer who believes they may break a USMS national record should notify the meet referee before that event.

HEAT SHEETS: Heat sheets will be posted onsite and on the meet website.

RESULTS: Results will be posted onsite and on the meet website and Meet Mobile. Times are not official until they are posted to the USMS meet results database.

HOSPITALITY: Food and drink are allowed on the pool deck (please keep your area clean) but glass containers are prohibited. There is a snack stand in the recreation center, a campus cafeteria across the street, and restaurants ~1.8 miles away in downtown Bristol.

MEET DIRECTOR: Matt Emmert at or (401) 580-7313.

ENTRY COORDINATOR: Douglas Sayles at or (401) 633-5756.

MEET REFEREE: Chris Fisher at

CONDITIONS: Every participant must complete and sign the USMS Participant Waiver built into the online meet registration process. By entering this meet you hereby give United States Masters Swimming, the New England Local Masters Swimming Committee, the University of Rhode Island, Kingfish RI and their assignee’s permission to take and use photographs and video recordings of you at the meet for promotional purposes.

ORDER OF EVENTS: See below. Breaks may be taken at the meet referee’s discretion.

Warm-ups start at 8:30 AM
Meet starts at 10:00 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 500 Y Free
2 Mixed 100 Y Breast
3 Mixed 50 Y Fly
4 Mixed 100 Y IM
5 Mixed 50 Y Back
6 Mixed 200 Y Free
7 Women 200 Y Medley Relay
8 Men 200 Y Medley Relay
9 Mixed 200 Y Medley Relay
10 Mixed 100 Y Fly
11 Mixed 100 Y Free
12 Mixed 50 Y Breast
13 Mixed 200 Y IM
14 Mixed 50 Y Free
15 Mixed 100 Y Back
16 Women 200 Y Free Relay
17 Men 200 Y Free Relay
18 Mixed 200 Y Free Relay

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

Online Registration closed on 10/19/2023.
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