Swimming

Director: Jan Howes

Assistants: Gene Rogers, Kelly Humphreys, Dennis Tesch

Officials: Adam Caldwell, Wane and Carri Oviatt

Events:
50M, 100M, 200M Backstroke
50M, 100M, 200M Breaststroke
50M, 100M, 200M Butterfly
50M, 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M Freestyle
100M, 200M, 400M Individual Medley

Schedule:
Practice available Monday, Oct. 9 - Tuesday October 10 from 5:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 11 – Friday, Oct. 13 - 8:00 am – 2:00 pm daily.
Swimming Psych Sheets AND Projected Meet Timeline

Venue:
Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, 1144 North Lava Flow Dr., St. George

Divisions:
5-Year Age Brackets: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+

View Current List of 2017 Swimming Competitors (Please give the report a little time to "build")

Sport Fee:
$5 Per Event

Registration Rules:
• Swimmer's Age Division for competition will be determined by their age on December 31, 2017. National records will be based on swimmer’s age according to the requirements of the national organization for a short course meters event (December 31, 2016–Article 102.2.2-Age Determining Date).
• Participants may enter a maximum of 9 events. No changes will be accepted after September 1.

Check-In Requirements: 
• All Swimmers must check-in at the Dixie Center between Sunday, Oct. 8 and Tuesday, Oct. 10. At that time they will receive their Huntsman World Senior Games ID Badge, athlete shirt and welcome bag.
• Athletes who are unable to complete the above check-in requirements must check-in at the swimming venue on Wednesday, Oct. 11 before 7:15 am. Swimmers who do not check-in by this time will be scratched from their events unless prior arrangements have been made.
• Athletes entered in the 800M Freestyle or the 1500M Freestyle must also sign-in at the Meet Official's table the morning of the event by 9:30 am or they will be scratched from the event.

Format / Rules: 
• Event is Recognized by Utah Masters for USMS, Inc. (Sanction #347- R001) - USMS rules will apply.
• In recognized events, participants are not required to be USMS members.
• Only the times of currently-registered USMS members can be counted for USMS records and Top 10.
• Recognized events and their participants are not covered by liability and excess personal accident insurance.
• Times achieved at recognized events are not eligible for FINA Top 10 or world records (article 202.2
• Pool is indoor with 8 lanes (25 meter) and has an electronic timing system and starting blocks.
• Participants may start in the pool, or from the deck, instead of from the diving blocks, if they prefer.
• There will be scheduled warm-up times Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 7:00 am to 7:45 am. Pool will not be available before 7:00 am. Pool will also be available for practice time on Monday and Tuesday from 5:30 am to 3:30 pm. Swimmers need to present their Huntsman World Senior Games ID badge when using the pool on Monday and Tuesday.
• For all events except “distance” events, all women will compete first, by age division, then all men will compete, by age division. We reserve the right to combine heats (age groups) to avoid excessive empty lanes.
• Heat sheets for each day's events will be available each morning prior to the start of the first event.
“Distance” Events:
• Distance events are the 400M Freestyle, 400M Individual Medley, 800M Freestyle and 1500M Freestyle.
• There will be a 15 minute break before the start of the 400M, 800M and 1500M Freestyle events.
• For the 800M and 1500M Freestyle, swimmers must sign-in at the Meet Official's table the morning of the event by 9:30 am or they will be scratched from the event.
• Events will be run as a combined men's and women's event, seeded by time and scored by age division.
• Events will be seeded and swum fastest to slowest.
• To enter the 800M and 1500M Freestyle, swimmers must enter a time in the space provided on the registration form. Swimmers without a time for any of the distance events will be seeded in the slowest heat.
• The entry cut-off time for the 800M is 22 minutes and for the 1500M the cut-off time is 48 minutes. Any swimmer entering with a slower time will not be seeded or allowed to swim. Swimmers not finished after the cut-off times will be disqualified and must exit the pool immediately.

Event Schedule: 

Time

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:00 am

Warm-Up

Warm-Up

Warm-Up

8:00 am  

400M IM

100M IM

200M IM

50M Backstroke

200M Freestyle

50M Breaststroke

100M Freestyle

50M Butterfly

50M Freestyle

200M Breaststroke

100M Backstroke

200M Backstroke

100M Butterfly

100M Breaststroke

  Warm-up / Break

Warm-Up / Break

200M Butterfly

1500M Freestyle

400M Freestyle

Warm-Up / Break

800M Freestyle

Medals: 
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded in each event for each age division. Medals for the morning events will be awarded each day prior to the start of the last distance event. Medals for the 400M Freestyle and 800M Freestyle will be awarded the following day, prior to the start of the first event. Medals for the 1500M Freestyle will be awarded at the conclusion of the event.

Sport Social: (ID Badge or Ticket Required)
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 11
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 North 200 East, Ivins