Sports - Swimming

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

NEW LOCATION:

Shorewood High School VHE Pool, 1701 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood, WI 53211

Check-In Opens 9:30 A.M.  /  Warm-ups 10:00 A.M.  /  Meet Starts 11:00 A.M.

Coordinator:  Nicole Jacobson  (414) 647-3838 Best method of communication e-mail: swim@milwaukeerecreation.net

Meet Manager:  Cassi Rodriguez (Shorewood Mens & Womens Swim Coach)

Masters Division – For Competitive Swimmers

Novice Division – For Beginner Swimmers - Novice Swimmers Not Eligible to compete in the NSGA Games

One person cannot swim in both Masters and Novice events.                  

Facility Fee: $10 per participant

Limit five (5) events.  You may not MIX Masters and Novice events.

Order of events:

1)  400 Individual Medley                           2)  200 Freestyle

3)  100 Fly                                                  4)  50 Side—Novice

5)  50 Breast                                              6)  50 Breast—Novice

7)  100 Back                                               8)  200 Fly

9)  100 Breast                                           10)  50 Free

11)  50 Free—Novice                                12)  100 IM

13)  200 Back                                            14)  50 Fly

15)  100 Free                                             16)  100 Free—Novice

17)  200 IM                                                 18)  50 Back

19)  50 Back—Novice                                 20)  200 Breast

21)  500 Frees

Events may run as men and women combined:  MIXED heats

Meet will be a sanctioned USMS  (United States Master Swimming) event and times may qualify for USMS records.

The following USMS rules apply to this swim meet:

a) Starts: The forward start may be taken from the starting blocks, the pool deck or a push from the wall. The backstroke start is taken from the wall. A false start will result in disqualification.

b) Turns: The breaststroke and butterfly turns must be done with both hands touching the wall simultaneously. The backstroke and freestyle events require some part of the body to touch the wall.

c) Backstroke: There are no rules pertaining to arm or leg movements. The swimmer is allowed to turn over on his/her stomach during the turn prior to touching the wall.

d) Breaststroke: The appropriate stroke is required.

e) Butterfly: The appropriate stroke is required. The whip kick or the dolphin kick may be used exclusively or interchangeably while doing the butterfly.

f) Freestyle: Swimmers must touch the wall at each turn and at the finish. Any stroke may be used, and swimmers may switch strokes whenever they wish, except that in an individual medley event, freestyle means any stroke other than butterfly, breaststroke, or backstroke.

g) Medley: The order of strokes in the individual medley is butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. Rules for the individual strokes govern strokes and turns.   (Only rule that does not apply to this meet as no relays are conducted.)

h) General: Any swimmer who uses improper methods in order to obtain an advantage over his/her competition will be disqualified from that event.

Registration closes August 14.  No late registrations accepted.

Unfortunately, we are unable to issue refunds for any reason.

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