MAKO Qualifier

Feb 5, 2022 (07:00 AM) - Feb 6, 2022 (05:00 PM)
January, 17 2022
High-School Prep,Tibu Azul,Tibu Celeste,Tibu Celeste Plus,Tibu Verde (2021-2022 (11mon),2021-2022 (9mon))


Entry procedure for George Mason 

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Updated Schedule

Saturday, February 5, 2022


  • Warm-up: 8:50-9:15 am
  • Start Time 9:20 am


  • Warm-up: 12:25-12:50 pm
  • Start Time 12:55 pm  

Sunday, February 6, 2022


  • Warm-up: 8:50-9:15 am
  • Start Time 9:20 am


  • Warm-up: 12:35-1:00 pm
  • Start Time 1:05 pm  

Please note that entry fees are charged   even if your swimmer doesn't compete.   Although we understand   that things do come up which lead to unexpected absences,   we can not   reimburse   meet entry fees once we have submitted the final entries to the meet directors.




This meet will be open to swimmers in the competition groups and High School Prep that are registred with USA-Swimming. As this is a qualifier meet we will not be entering any swimmer with an NT.  


George Mason University Aquatic and Fitness Center 4520 Patriot Circle Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 993-3939


Saturday, February 5, 2022

  • 11-12 Warm-up: 8:15-8:35 am, Start Time 8:45 am
  • 10&U Warm-up: 12:30-12:50 pm, Start Time 1:50 pm
  • 13&O Warm-up: 5:00-5:20 pm, Start Time 5:30 pm

Sunday, February 6, 2022

  • 11-12 Warm-up: 7:40-8:00 am, Start Time 8:05 am
  • 10&U Warm-up: 11:30-11:50 am, Start Time 11:55 am
  • 13&O Warm-up: 4:00-4:20 pm, Start Time 4:25 pm

Meet Director reserves the right to adjust times/sessions after entries are received.


  • Before signing up your young swimmer, please consider that they can manage themselves for the duration of the meet with just their swim coach overseeing them, including being able to visit the bathroom independently.
  • Before entering the facility, participants are required to fill out the Mason Health Screening Tool https://itsapps2.gmu.edu/symptom/Account/Login.
  • Each session will be limited to 450 swimmers.
  • Athletes should arrive and depart in their suits.
  • Locker rooms use will be limited to restroom use only. Locker rooms will not be available for showering and changing clothes.
  • No one with symptoms of COVID-19 is permitted in the facility.
  • All attendees (athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers) must wear a mask to enter the facility and throughout the facility, with the exception of athletes when competing or warming up/cooling down.
  • Spectators are not permitted. The competition will be live streamed on the MAKO Facebook page.


  • All events are timed finals.
  • Athletes may enter a total of six (6) events and no more than three (3) per day.
  • Swimmers in the 500 Freestyle are required to provide their own counters (if desired). Counters will be athletes, coaches, or volunteers already present at the meet.
  • Entries in the 500 Freestyle and 400 IM may be limited due to time constraints. If necessary, this will be done based on verifiable proof of time. Any swimmer removed from an event due to time constraints will be provided the opportunity to enter another event, as long as it does not create a new heat and does not violate any applicable entry limits.
  • The Meet Director reserves the right to alter the format of the meet after entries are received to best accommodate timelines, space availability and COVID-19 Considerations and COVID-19 Protocols, as set forth above.


There will be positive check in for all events 200 yd and longer utilizing a check in sheet organized by team. The check in will be due 30 minutes before the start of events. All other events will be pre-seeded.