North Shore Masters USMS Time Trials
TIME: 6:45 a.m. warm up, Meet Starts: 7:15 a.m. First Heat.
We need to vacate the facility by 9am.
LOCATION:Lake Forest Academy, 1500 West Kennedy Blvd (Route 60), Lake Forest, IL 60045
As per our current Covid-restricted lifestyle, only bathrooms are available – no locker room facilities. Appropriate & modest deck changing is allowed.
FACILITY: 25-yard pool with 4 lanes available for racing during the meet.
Throughout the meet, lanes 1 & 6 will be available for those who wish to do continuous swimming. All athletes who enter the pool area on either April 17 & 24 will be expected to do at least one meet-level event.
The length of the competition course is on file with USMS. List of measured pools by state
ELIGIBILITY: Must be over 18 years of age and a current USMS or USA-Swimming member. For non-NSM members, in accordance with USMS rules, verification of membership registration must be provided with your entry, either copy of membership card or verified through online registration. To register with USMS go to: https://www.usms.org/reg/register.php.
HOW TO ENTER: Entry fee is $10 per day for non-NSM members (to cover the cost of conducting the meet), and payable via Paypal or credit card at this site: http://www.doversolo.com/store/p6/nsm_usms_timetrials_april_2021.html.
Please download the attached .pdf entry form at the bottom of the page, fill it out completely, including your signature, and email it to MarciaC944@gmail.com. You will be asked to sign the most current USMS COVID liability release waiver when you arrive at the meet. Participation will be limited to the first 40 entries received for both April 17th & April 24th.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday April 16, 2021 at 10am.
MEET CONDUCT: 2021 USMS rules govern the conduct of the meet. All events will be hand-timed finals. All events will be swum slowest to fastest and mixed gender. Participants are limited to 3 individual events per day.
Timing Regulations: Because the primary timing system at this meet will be manual, Official times will be eligible for ILMSA Records and USMS Top Ten, but ineligible for USMS National Records and FINA World Records.
Competitors attempting to set USMS National records will not be possible since we only have hand timing devices.
MEET DIRECTOR: Marcia Cleveland, MarciaC944@gmail.com
HEAD OFFICIAL: Ed Stranc
DIRECTIONS TO THE CURRENT POOL ENTRANCE from Route 60/West Kennedy Road:
Take Academy Drive 1 mile to the very end, past several academic buildings and the tennis courts. (Academy Drive turns into Caxy Drive when you arrive at the school.) Just past the tennis courts, turn left. At the end of this road (200 yards), turn right onto Cottage Drive and park along this road, or behind the building on your right. Enter the pool via the door in the building to your right. (On the backside of the building.) Please leave your shoes in the hallway outside the pool. Need more deets? Visit https://www.lfanet.org/
ORDER OF EVENTS APRIL 17TH Events #1&2 will be limited to one heat each.
1. 500 FREE 5. 50 FREE 9. 100 FREE 13. 200 FREE
2. 400 IM 6. 100 BACK 10. 100 FLY 14. 50 FLY
3. 50 BRST 7. 100 BRST 11. 200 BRST 15. 200 BACK
4. 200 FL 8. 200 IM 12. 50 BACK 16. 100 IM
ORDER OF EVENTS APRIL 24TH Events #1&2 will be limited to one heat each.
1. 500 FREE 5. 100 FREE 9. 200 FREE 13. 50 FREE
2. 400 IM 6. 50 BACK 10. 200 BACK 14. 100 BACK
3. 200 BRST 7. 100 IM 11. 100 FLY 15. 50FLY
4. 200 FLY 8. 50 BRST 12. 100 BRST 16. 200 IM