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Swim Meet #1 {2015}

Swim Meet #1
DC Masters Swim Program and DC Tri Club

Results can be found here

Date

Sunday, Feb 8th, 2015
Meet Orientation (optional): 8:15am
Warm-up: 8:30am
Meet start: 9:00am 

Location

Catholic University Aquatic Center
3606 John McCormack Drive NE
Washington, DC 20006
Map

Facility

6 lane x 25-yard pool. 
Computer timing will be used.
A continuous warm-up area will be available in the diving well.
Lap counter cards will be available for the 400-yd and 800-yd swim but you provide your own counter.

Rules

Meet is open to all swimmers with an emphasis on helping those who have never competed before successfully compete in a real swim meet.
Swimmers may enter up to 4 individual events.
2013 United States Masters Swimming rules will apply.

Four concurrent competitions will be conducted. See "challenges" below.

Orientation

At 8:30am on race day, coaches will conduct a swim meet orientation on the pool deck to answer any questions swimmers may have on the logistics of competing in a swim meet. 

Warm up will begin promptly at 8:30am. 

Coaches will remain available for the remainder of the meet to answer questions and help guide swimmers through the meet. 

Entries

Online registration is available below or at: EventBrite page.
Entries must be received by Friday, February 6, 2014.
Due to time constraints, the 400-yd freestyle and 800-yd freestyle will be limited to the first 18 entries received.

Participants will indicate on registration form their swimming level: first timer, beginner, intermediate and advanced. Swimmers will be placed in heats according to level so you will be competing against swimmers of similar speed and competency. 
Relays will be deck entered. Only swimmers in individual meet events are eligible for relays.

For more discussion, please visit the forum post here

Fee

$12 entry fee per swimmer before Jan 23rd
$18 entry fee per swimmer starting Jan 24th

Events

1 200 Freestyle Relay 7 800 Freestyle
2 400 Freestyle 8 50 Freestyle
3 50 Backstroke 9 100 Backstroke
4 100 Freestyle 10 50 Butterfly
5 50 Breaststroke 11 200 Freestyle
6 100 Individual Medley 12 200 Medley Relay

 

 

 

 

Competitions 

Age Group Challenge: Everyone who registers for the meet will automatically be included in this challenge based on age.

Optional Challenges:
“Newbie” Challenge – compete in this challenge if this is your very first meet.
Sprint Challenge – To compete in this challenge register for all the 50 event strokes.
Distance Challenge – To compete in this challenge register for the 400 and 800 freestyle events.

Awards will be presented to the individual in the group that obtains the most points based on the following point system:

1st place – 10 points
2nd place – 8 points
3rd place – 6 points
4th place – 4 points
5th place – 2 points
6th place – 1 point

Directors

Hugh Harris & Lee Boyer

Contact: racedirector@dctriclub.org

 

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