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 Games Sports Listing Swimming - Adult Long Course
  • Swimming - Adult (Long Course)
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Date: December 10, 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). For meets held in 50 meter pools, your age as of December 31, 2017 is considered your swimming age for the meet. 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-R002


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.




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


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.
EVENT
800 meter freestyle
200 Medley Relay
400 Free Relays
50 Breaststroke
200 Ind. Medley
200 Backstroke
50 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
100 Breaststroke
400 Ind. Medley
200 Freestyle
50 Butterfly
200 Breastroke
100 Backstroke
400 Freestyle
400 Medley Relay
200 Butterfly
50 Backstroke
100 Freestyle
200 Free Relay
1500 Freestyle
800 Free Relay

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