2018 WMST November Classic

2018 WMST November Classic - Short Course Meters

Saturday, November 10 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Woodlands Masters Swim Team

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Sanctioned By: Gulf Masters Swimming for United States Masters Swimming, Inc., Sanction # 258-S006

Hosted By: Woodlands Masters Swim Team

Meet Referee: Claude Humbert

Meet Director: Frank Bergfield – c/o WMST, PO Box 7084, The Woodlands, TX 77387Phone: (936) 523-0540 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location: The Conroe Independent School District (CISD) Natatorium (Googlemaps link)19133 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, Texas 77385

Date & Times:

     Saturday, November 10, 2018 — Warm-ups - 8:00 AM; Meet Starts - 9:00 AM— Event #2 to start not earlier than 10:30 AM

     Sunday, November 11, 2018 — Warm-ups - 8:00 AM; Meet Starts - 9:00 AM

Facilities: Indoor 8 lane non-turbulent pool. All races conducted on a 25-meter course. Warm up lanes will be available in the adjacent course during the meet each day. Showers and lockers will be available. The length of the competition course is in compliance with 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 that will be done before and after each session. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.

Timing: A Daktronics Omnisport 2000 automatic timing and scoring system with touch pads as the primary timing system will be used during the competition. Secondary timing system will be manual-electronic with a minimum of 1 button and 1 digital watch per lane. Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager software will be used to manage and score the meet.

Rules: Current U. S. Masters Swimming Code of Regulations and Rules of Competition will govern this meet.Eligibility: All participants must be registered with U. S. Masters Swimming and must be 18 years old on or before November 10, 2018. The eligibility of a participant (for seeding purposes) is determined by their age as of December 31, 2018.

Eligibility: All participants must be registered with U. S. Masters Swimming and must be 18 years old on or before November 10, 2018. The eligibility of a participant (for seeding purposes) is determined by their age as of December 31, 2018.

Event Time Limit: To qualify for the freestyle distance events, participants must meet the following qualifying times: 1500 meter freestyle under 60 minutes, 800 meter freestyle under 30 minutes.

Conduct of Meet: Enter the meet using your best short course meters time for the event. The Meet Director may, at his discretion, correct, adjust or insert an entry time for any swimmer. All events will be timed finals. For all events, including relays, women and men will be seeded together by time only, slowest to fastest.

     Positive check-in is required for all 400 meter and longer events as follows:

          Event #1 (Mixed 1500 meter freestyle) ......................................... Check-in by 8:15 AM

          Event #13 (Mixed 400 meter freestyle) ......................................... Check-in before Event #9

          Event #17 (400 meter Individual Medley) ...................................... Check-in by 8:15 AM

          Event #33 (Mixed 800 meter freestyle) ......................................... Check-in before Event #27

There will be a 15 minute officials break after the 400 and 200 meter mixed free relay events.

Hospitality: Available for Officials, Timers, and Meet Volunteers.

Limit of Events: Each entrant may swim a maximum of 5 individual events and 3 relay events per day.

Registration/Entry Fees: You may register for the Meet online at this ClubAssistant link. Additional links are available at www.wmst.net, www.gulfmastersswimming.org, or www.usms.org. Participants may also deck enter with a current USMS Card, Entry Form, and signed Waiver.

     On-time entry (online entry received by midnight November 5) .......................................— $55

     Deck entries by 8:15 AM Saturday and 8:15 AM Sunday ................................................— $65

     RELAYS : Fees per relay are payable with entry(ies) on the day of the event .................— $12

          SATURDAY:

               800 meter mixed free relay entries are due by the ......................................... end of Event #1, Heat #2

               All other Saturday, November 10th relay entries are due by the ..................... end of Event #3

          SUNDAY:

               800 meter mens/womens free relay entries are due by ................................... 8:30 AM

               All other Sunday, November 11th relay entries are due by the ........................ end of Event #21

     Deck entry and relay fees must be made payable to “WMST,” paid in cash, or by credit card.

Age Groups:

     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: 76-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239, 240-279, 280-319, 320-359, 360-399

     Note: the aggregate age of the four relay team members shall determine the age group.

Awards: For individual and relay events 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons will be awarded.

Fun AwardsFastest Man/Woman in the Pool (50m Free), and Versatility Award for any swimmer who swims all three: 100IM, 200IM, and 400IM

T-Shirts: Meet T-shirts will be available for purchase ($15 each). They can be preordered (by size) during the online entry process. A limited number of shirts will also be available for sale at the meet.

Results: Results will be posted on the Woodlands Masters Swim Team website www.wmst.net, the Gulf Masters Swimming website at www.gulfmastersswimming.org, and at www.usms.org.

Parking: Plenty of free parking is available adjacent to the Natatorium.

Lodging: Courtyard Marriott, 19255 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, TX 77385 – ph. (936) 273-6600. Holiday Inn, 19333 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, TX 77385 – ph. (281) 298-2800.

Facility Rules: This meet is conducted on the grounds of a school district campus. The CISD asks that all swimmers, spectators, and coaches comply with the facility regulations.

 Events:

2018 November Classic Events

USMS Gold Club