Memorial Day Weekend 2017

Friday May 26th – Monday May 29th, 2017

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Sanctioned by Florida Gold Coast Masters, for USMS, Inc.

Entry Deadline: Monday May 15, 2017 at 11:59pm US Eastern Standard Time


Location: Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796

Facility: 8 Lane 50 meter pool with deep water from 2 to 3 meters deep. The course will be run in TWO 25 yard courses. This is a short course yards meet. There is also a 6 lane diving well for continuous warm up. Covered seating for 800 people with additional deck, lawn space and locker facilities are on location.

Hotels and Lodging: B OCEAN Fort Lauderdale – Official Host Hotel

Referee: Steve Goldman

Meet Director: John S. Grzeszczak swimjohnswim@bellsouth.net

Eligibility: Meet is open to all currently registered USMS or currently registered FINA Masters recognized governing body, swimmers 18 years or older.(you must be 18 years old by the first day of competition) Age to be determined as of May 26, 2017.

Rules: All swimmers must be a member of USMS or a member of a FINA masters club and the age of 18. USMS members will be verified during this online entry. FINA Masters members, please scan and email a copy of proof of your Masters membership to swimjohnswim@bellsouth.net. It is advised that you bring a copy of your membership card with you. The rules of USMS swimming will be followed for this competition.

Entry Limit: 8 individual events, and relays

Awards Medals: 1st -8th place for individuals and 1st -3rd for relays

Team Awards: 1st -3rd place combined small, medium, large teams
1st -3rd place men’s small, medium, large teams Women’s 1st -3rd place teams.

Coaches Awards: 1st place men’s, women’s, and combined $500.00, 2nd place $300.00, 3rd place $150.00, Coaches are eligible for one cash prize! In each division. (Total cash purse for coaches’ awards will be limited to $2,850.00. Coaches get your teams Motivated!)

Age Groups Individual: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 and so on for every 5 years. According to USMS rules.

Age Groups Relays: 18t, 25t, 35t, 45t, 55t, 65t, 75t, 85t, and so on every 10 years

Age: Your age is determined as May 29th, 2017

Distance Events: Meet management reserves the right to swim 2 per lane for the 500, 1000, 1650 freestyle events in order to save time.

Positive Check-In: All events 400 yards and longer, must check in; Penalty for a no show in a positive check in event: Meet management reserves the right to disqualify you for your next event if you check in and do not swim. This is in an effort to save time.

Entry Fees: Registration Opens October 1, 2016.  Meet is limited to first 800 swimmers. Early registration $70.00 US through end of day Dec 31, 2016. Then registrations is $85.00 US from Jan 1, 2017 through entry deadline of May 10, 2017. Credit card payments are processed by ClubAssistant.com Events.

Socials: There will be socials planned for each night starting Thursday, May 25, and thru Monday May 29, 2017.

Please Note: All entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable. Credit card payments are processed by ClubAssistant.com Events.