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Miami Redfins – Fall Masters Meet – SCM

November 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

14th Annual Miami Redfin Fall Masters Meet – Short Course METERS Meet 

Saturday, November 12, 2016 

Written Entry CLICK HERE

On-Line Entry CLICK HERE

Sanctioned by Ohio LMSC and USMS, Inc. Sanction #176-S009

HOST TEAM: Miami RedFin Masters

CONTACT: Jennifer Wood, Assistant Director, Aquatic Center, 513-529-1995, klinejm@miamioh.edu

LOCATION: Miami University Aquatic Center, 750 South Oak Street, Oxford, Ohio 45056


FACILITY: The Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center is a 25-yard by 50-meter facility. Eight lanes with a depth of 10 feet will be used for the competition in addition to a Colorado Timing System with two, Olympex digital LED video scoreboards. Warm-up and cool-down lanes will be available adjacent to the competition pool. Daily lockers are available to swimmers with their own lock. The Miami University Recreational Sports Center also has additional facilities available to participants who purchase a daily pass at the Pro Shop at the entrance to the facility. A food court is open on site for snacks. Coolers and outside foods are not permitted.

ELIGIBILTY: Open to all swimmers who are registered with USMS. Each swimmer is responsible for his/her USMS card and will be required to show it upon request by officials.

To enter the meet, a copy of the swimmers current USMS registration card MUST accompany the entry form. The meet entry form should display your registered name, number, and team name, according to your USMS card. Unattached swimmers note “UNAT.” Please print all information legibly. If a swimmer is not currently registered with USMS, applications and registration fees will be taken at the meet. Only checks made out to Ohio LMSC will be accepted for USMS registration. A self-addressed stamped envelope is required for USMS registration so that cards may be mailed out after the meet.

AGE: The age reported on your entry form must reflect your age as of 12/31/14.

ENTRY FEES: (5 individual event limit, plus 2 relays). A fee of $25 will be charged for those that enter online or via the attached entry form. *NOTE* All individuals, regardless of entry method, must sign the waiver at the bottom of the entry form. A flat fee of $40 will be charged for deck entries (5 individual event limit, plus 2 relays). Refunds will only be issued for documented medical reasons or if the meet is cancelled. Registration form, copy of USMS card, and payment may be made by mail or by fax to 513-529-1921. All faxes should be put to the attention of Jen Wood.

New: Online Entries Directions:
1. Go to : https://goo.gl/tOl5BA
2. Create a log in account (if you don’t have one from the summer meet)
3. Register for the Meet.
4. Make payment with credit card (Master Card or Visa)
5. Will be required to sign waiver and show USMS card when you arrive for the meet.

Other Methods of Entry;
Email Payment
To: klinejm@miamioh.edu

Fax Payment to: 513-529-1921
Attn: Jennifer Wood

Mail Payment to:
Attn: Jennifer Wood Recreational Sports Center
750 South Oak Street, Oxford, OH 45056
Post Marked 11/2/16 

PAYMENT: Checks and credit card (Visa and MasterCard only) accepted. All checks should be made out to Miami University. Credit card numbers, with expiration date, may be used for mail-in, email in or fax-in registration.

Online Entry deadline: 12am on 11/11/16
Pre Entry deadline: Postmarked 11/02/16
Deck entry deadline: 12:00pm Eastern time 11/12/16.
Relay entry deadline: 12:15pm Eastern Time 11/12/16. 

SEEDING & LANE ASSIGNMENTS: Each event will be seeded by the pre-entered seedtime of each swimmer; with the slower heats first. The meet will be deck seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender. No time (NT) will be seeded in the slower heats. Swimmers are responsible to report to the blocks on time for their appropriate heat and lane for each event. Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted around 1:00pm on the day of the event.

STARTING PROCEDURE: 103.8.5—Start Commands
A At the commencement of each heat, the referee shall signal to the swimmers by a short series of whistles to remove all clothing except for swimwear, followed by a long whistle indicating that they should take their positions with at least one foot at the front of the starting platform, the edge of the pool or on the wall and remain there. In backstroke and medley relay events, at the referee’s fi rst long whistle the swimmers shall immediately enter the water and at the second long whistle shall return without undue delay to the starting position (article 101.1.2).

B When the swimmers and officials are ready, the referee shall signal with an outstretched arm to the starter that the swimmers are under the starter’s control.

C On the starter’s command “Take your mark,” the swimmers shall immediately assume their starting position with at least one foot at the front of the starting platform. Swimmers starting in the water must have at least one hand in contact with the wall or starting platform. When all swimmers are stationary, the starter shall give the starting signal.

D For backstroke event starts, the starter may give the command “Place your feet” after the referee’s whistle.

RELAYS: All relays are deck entered. Any combination of all male and female relays may compete in relay events. The aggregate age of the four relay team members shall determine the age group (e.g. 76-99, 100-119, 120-159, etc…).

Official relay cards are to be picked up from the Clerk of Course by a team representative who is responsible for the relay. The relay representative should print legibly all information required. Each card should include the swimmer’s name as on the USMS registration card in order of relay swum; first name, last name, age and gender. Cards shall be returned to the Computer table by 12:15pm on 11/12/16. 

AWARDS: An award will be given to the first place scoring team. Individual awards will be given for first through third place by gender and age group for 19+, 25+…. through 100+. Awards will be given for relays first through third, by age group and gender.

ORDER OF EVENTS: The meet will be deck seeded according to times submitted, regardless of age and gender. Heats will run slowest to fastest, with the exception of the 400 freestyle, which run fastest to slowest. Heat and lane assignments for all events will be posted around 1:00pm.

Deck Entries: 11:00-12:00pm
Deck entry deadline: 12:00pm Eastern Standard Time 11/12/16
Relay cards due: 12:15pm Eastern Standard Time 11/12/16 

Warm –Ups: 12:00-1:00pm
Heat Sheet Posted: around 1:00pm (participants should double check for accuracy at this time) 

Events: 1:10-6:00pm
1. 200 Medley Relay
2. 400 Individual Medley
3. 50 Freestyle
4. 200 Backstroke
5. 50 Butterfly
6. 200 Breaststroke
7. 100 Freestyle
8. 200 Individual Medley
9. 100 Backstroke
10. 200 Freestyle Relay
11. 100 Butterfly
12. 100 Breaststroke
13. 50 Backstroke
14. 200 Freestyle
15. 100 Individual Medley
16. 50 Breaststroke
17. 200 Butterfly
18. 800 Freestyle Relay
19. 400 Freestyle

WARM-UP & COOL-DOWN: Entry into the pool must be feet first in a cautious manner with one hand in contact with the deck. Diving shall be permitted only from the blocks in the designated sprint lanes during warm-up. Warm-up and cool-down lanes will be provided. No diving will be permitted in these lanes. Instructions given by an official must be obeyed at all times. A swimmer may be disqualified at the discretion of the Meet Director or Meet Official for failure to comply with these rules.

DIRECTIONS: From US Rt. 27 North (Patterson Ave.), turn left on Chestnut (stop light), turn right onto Campus Avenue (stop sign), and the Recreational Sports Center is on the right. From US Rt. 27 South (High Street), turn right on Campus Ave, and the Recreational Sports Center is on the left.

HOTEL & ACCOMODATIONS: Call the Oxford Visitor’s Bureau at 513-523-8687 for hotel and restaurant information.


November 12, 2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Miami University Aquatic Center
750 South Oak Street
Oxford, 45056 United States
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