Swimming

Date: June 21, 2014

St John’s University

Entry Fee
$30 by May 20
$35 after May 20
Entry Deadline: June 17, 2014, sorry no day-of-event registration

Competition Format
All events are timed finals. The meet is pre-seeded by gender and awarded by age group and gender. All swimmers must report to their blocks for the start of their heat. The referee reserves the right to combine heats, as needed, to facilitate the flow of the meet. Swimmers in the 400 IM, 400 free must check in at the timing table by the announced deadline the day of the meet. These events may be reseeded depending on the number of entries. Breaks betweens events may be scheduled at the discretion of the referee.

Masters medals will be awarded in 5-year groupings (30-34, 35-39, etc.), although different age groups may be combined in heats.

A swimmer may compete in a maximum of four (4) individual events. The meet directors reserve the right to limit the meet to 400 splashes.

Eligibility
Registration is open to all Minnesota residents. Swimmers do not need to be members of US Masters Swimming or USA Swimming.

Rules
This meet will be a USA Swimming Observed Meet. US Masters Swimming (USMS) and Minnesota Masters Swimming Committee (MMSC) rules will be followed for masters events. USA Swimming rules will be followed for youth events. Swimmers and coaches are expected to be acquainted with all rules and obligations. Failure to follow will result in swimmer disqualification from the next event or expulsion from the meet. Proper swimming attire required.

A swimmer may compete in a maximum of four (4) individual events.

Special Registration Instructions
Participants should list their estimated meter time in each event on a separate sheet of paper, and enclose with their registration form. On-line registrants can enter their estimated times as part of the on-line registration process. Participants competing in relay events should list all relay team members with the event code(s) and best time(s) information. Each relay team member must complete and return a separate entry form and waiver.

Venue
St John’s University – more details to come!

Schedule
Warm-ups: 6:45 am-7:45 am; Meet starts at 8:00 am.

Awards
Star of the North Games medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.

Youth Divisions: 8 and under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15 and over

Masters Divisions: 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, etc.

Open Events 400 IM and 400 Free: all age groups eligible

All medalists will earn an invitation to the 2015 State Games of America National Championship, July 28-August 2, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

All-Events Passes
Spectator passes are required for admission to all Star of the North Summer Games events and may be purchased for $10 per person at registration check-in, or at the pool. Admission is free for children 12 and under. All athletes receive a credential as part of their registration fee.

Meet Directors
TBA

Additional Information
Contact the Star of the North Games office
763.785.5603 (metro) or 800.756.7827 (toll free)
E-mail address: sgames@mnsports.org

Order of Events (female first, male next):
50 free
100 back
200 breast
50 fly
100 free
200 back
50 breast
200 fly
200 IM
200 free
50 back
100 breast
100 fly
400 IM
400 free

 

 

 

 

 

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