2019 Swim Meet

NANAIMO EBBTIDES 38th ANNUAL MASTERS SWIM MEET

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Warm-up 1030am Events 11:30am Social to follow in Room B
Nanaimo Aquatic Centre – 741 Third Street, Nanaimo Phone: (250) 756-5200
25 meters / 8 lanes Warm up pool: Two 25 meter lanes Electronic timing




Entries must be received on or before Saturday, January 19th, 2019. No deck entries will be accepted with the exception of relays.
Nanaimo Swim Meet 2019

Maximum events per swimmer: 4 individual events, plus relays. Maximum total swimmers 150
Entry fees $40.00 per person.
Relay card deadlines: for events 3 and 11, 20 minutes after the start of warm ups. For events 17 and 24 deadline prior to the start of event 6.

Events will be seeded by TIME only with men and women seeded together. “No times” will not be accepted. All events are timed finals.
No refunds will be offered.

If you are unwilling/unable to use online entry, please contact Karlene Clapham at karleneclapham@shaw.ca or cell 1-604-808-0518

Please check in at registration table

400 FREE will be limited to 5 heats ( first 40 swimmers), 400 IM will be limited to 2 heats

Relays: No swimmer may swim more than once in any relay- you may swim either on the men’s, women’s or mixed team in any relay event.

RULES: MSC rules and warm up procedures and the Swim BC Technical Guide will be in effect, Dated as of December 31, 2018.
AWARDS: Each swimmer will receive a participation certificate with labels for each event swam. Certificates must be collected at the meet (they will not be mailed).
ELIGIBILITY: All Masters Swimmers registered with their Provincial, State or National M.S.O.

TRANSPORTATION: Ebbtides members are available to provide a ride from the ferry to the pool for participants arriving on the 8:25am Horseshoe Bay ferry. Please indicate on the entry form, in Club Assistant, the number of swimmers requiring a ride.

SOCIAL: Chili potluck immediately following swimming in the Jack Little room (Room B).

EVENTS: Breaks may be added or removed at the discretion of the meet manager the day of the meet.

STARTS WILL BE CONDUCTED FROM STARTING PLATFORMS (BLOCKS) AS PER FINA FR 2.3 AND SW 4.1 AND / OR FROM THE DECK OR BULKHEAD AS PER CANADIAN FACILITY RULE CFR 2.3.1 AND/OR CSW 4.1.1 AND/OR IN-WATER STARTS WILL BE CONDUCTED PER CANADIAN FACILITY RULE CFR 2.3.1 AND CSW 4.1.2

Fun, Friendship and Fitness for Life!MSC Warm-Up/Warm-Down Procedures

CMSW 1.6 MSC: Warm-Up/Warm-down Procedures shall be enforced at all Masters’ swimming competitions in Canada.
CMSW 1.6.1: The warm-up/warm-down shall be supervised. There shall be a minimum of two qualified officials, acting as Safety Marshals for each course with the authority to control the warm-up including to warn or remove offending swimmers and to report to the referee for possible further disciplinary action.
CMSW 1.6.2: There shall be a minimum of 45 minutes prior to the start of the meet for general warm-up. If there is no continuous warm-up facility or lane available during the meet there shall be a 15 minute warm-up period at least every 2 hours. There shall be a 15 minute warm-down period at the conclusion of the meet
CMSW 1.6.3: There shall be no diving or jumping from any area of the deck or starting blocks. Swimmers shall enter the water feet first in a cautious manner with at least one hand in contact with the deck or gutter. There shall be barriers placed on the starting blocks.
CMSW 1.6.4: All lanes shall be used for general warm-up with circle swimming only. Swimmers shall circulate in opposite directions to adjacent lanes. Starting at one side of the pool, lanes shall be designated as slow, medium and fast lanes. There should be pictorials at the end of the lanes showing this and the direction of circle swimming.
CMSW 1.6.5: Twenty minutes prior to the end of warm-up one outside lane, and in pools of six lanes or more, the adjacent lane, on the fast side of the pool, as in CMSW