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 Games Sports Listing Swimming - Adult Short Course
  • Swimming - Adult (Short Course)
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Date: December 9, 2017

Location: Liberty University Natatorium
Liberty Mountain Drive
Lynchburg, VA

Eligibility: This is a USMS recognized meet for purposes of USMS Records and Top Ten times by USMS swimmers. Standard USMS age groups will be used (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, etc).Age for short course yards is determined by age of last day of meet which is December 9th.All USMS Swimmers must includea copy of your registration card with your entry or submit it at the meet for times to be submitted for USMS Records and Top Ten consideration.

USMS Recognition Number - 127-R003


Fees: $13.00 for individual events plus a $10.00 surcharge to help defray the cost of equipment rental, medals and mailing costs will be chrged for the 1st event only. Relays will cost $15.00 for each relay entered. Relays will be deck entered and deck seeded.If you are planning to enter 5 or more events, use the coupon code SWMMULTI at checkout for an additional discount.

Swimmers may enter up to six (6) individual events plus relays.



**Short Course Swimming 18 & Up Entry Form (PDF version)

This is a Short Course Yards Event!


Entry Deadline: The entry deadline is December 5, 2017.NO DECK ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Meet Format: This meet will conform to the 2017 USMS Rulebook and the Virginia Commonwealth Games Rules.

Rules:Current USMS rules on master swimming will apply. No one will swim alone in a heat. Swimmers will be seeded according to times, heats will run slowest to fastest. Men and women will swim together. Swimmers will be expected to cooperate with the safety marshal who will monitor warm-ups. No diving during warm-ups except in designated lanes.

Warm-up/Warm-down Procedures: Swimmers mustenter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. Diving shall be permitted only from the blocks in the designated sprint lanes during warm-ups. There will be continuous warm-up/warm-down areas.ABSOLUTELY NO DIVINGwill be permitted in the warm/down area. Instructions given by the designed Safety Marshall shall be obeyed at all times.

8:20-8:40 General warmups
8:40-8:50 specific warmups
9 meet starts


Awards: Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age group of each event and relays

Facility: The facility will feature a nine-lane, 50-meter pool with a movable bulkhead. A separate 17-foot-deep diving well will include 1- and 3-meter springboards and a three-column tower, featuring 1, 3, 5, 7.5 and 10-meter platforms. The 25-yard wide pool can be divided into 20 lanes for short-course training, with an additional eight lanes in the diving well, allowing multiple teams to practice concurrently. The natatorium, currently under construction, is expected to open November 2017.

Meet Referee: Roy Fisher


ENCLOSE A COPY OF YOUR USMS REGISTRATION CARD WITH YOUR ENTRY FORM.
SHORT COURSE EVENTS:
1650 yards Freestyle
200 yards Ind. Medley
200 yards Backstroke
400 yards Free Relay
200 yards Medley Relay
50 yards Freestyle
100 yards Butterfly
100 yards Breaststroke
200 yards Free Relay
400 yards Ind. Medley
200 yards Freestyle
800 yards Free Relay
200 yards Breaststroke
100 yards Backstroke
500 yards Freestyle
200 yards Butterfly
50 yards Backstroke
100 yards Freestyle
400 yards Medley Relay
1000 yards Freestyle
50 yard Butterfly
50 yard Breaststroke

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