Maryland Masters Winter Distance Meet

Mar 4, 2018 (11:00 AM) - Mar 4, 2018 (03:00 PM)
March, 2 2018


Maryland Masters Winter Distance Meet

Sunday, March 4, 2018

USMS Sanction : 098-S004

Maryland Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

It is now 6:41 PM ET on Monday, January 22, 2018.
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Swimmer Registration Sat, January 6, 2018 12:00 AM ET Fri, March 2, 2018 11:59 PM ET
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is located off Rt. 95 in Catonsville, MD. It has a modern 8-lane 25-yard pool with a 13x13 diving well. A fully electronic timing system will be used. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1

Warm-up Times
The pool will be open for warm-ups on Sunday from 8:00am to 8:45am. The meet will start promptly after warm-ups. The diving well will be available for warm up and warm down throughout the meet.

USMS rules will apply. The meet is open to any swimmer at least 18 years of age. Age groups are: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, …100-104. Age for the meet is determined as of 3/5/2016. Number of Events A maximum of four (4) individual events may be entered.

Ages and sexes will be combined. Slower heats will be swum first. The mile will be swum fastest to slowest.

We will do our best to have a couple counters available, but you should try to bring someone to keep the meet running smoothly. 

Entry Fees
Meet Fee $15 plus $3 per event.  

Relay Events
Relays will be deck entered. The relay entry fee is $10.00 per relay. The names and ages of all swimmers must be on the card in the proper order. Relay age groups: 18+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+, 75+, 85+ (Relay age determined by the youngest swimmer)

Final Results
Results will be posted on the Maryland LMSC website and submitted to USMS. 

Warm-up Procedures
Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious manner. No diving is allowed at any time in either pool. Racing dives, including backstroke starts, are allowed only in the designated sprint lanes during the pre-meet warm-up sessions.

Entry Procedures
Online Registration *Remember to update USMS registration for 2018 before the meet. Renew membership online at

Entry Deadline
All entries must be received by March 2, 2018. Early deadline necessary for program compilation.

FACILITY: The UMBC Retrieter Aquatic Center is an indoor 25-yard, 8-lane pool with non-turbulent lane lines. The pool will have full electronic timing with back up timers. An area will be available for continuous warm down. Concessions are not sold on the premises so please plan accordingly.

Comfort Suites: 410-691-1000
Hampton Inn BWI: 410-850-0600
Courtyard by Marriott: 410-859-8855

From Rt. 95: Take the Catonsville exit (Rt. 166/195). Follow the exit and bear right onto the campus. The pool is directly ahead of you as you enter campus. Go straight through both traffic circles to park on top of the garage. Additional parking is under the garage and on the loop. From Rt. 695: Take exit 12, Wilkens Ave. west. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp. Turn left into the entrance by the police station. Turn right at the stop sign. Proceed through a traffic light. Take the traffic circle nearly all the way around to get on top of the garage.

Email the meet director, Erin Mathews
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet starts at 9:00 AM
Meet is estimated to end at 3:00 PM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1650 Y Free
2 Mixed 500 Y Free
3 Mixed 400 Y Medley Relay
4 Mixed 100 Y Free
5 Mixed 200 Y Breast
6 Mixed 100 Y Fly
7 Mixed 200 Y Back
8 Mixed 800 Y Free Relay
9 Mixed 100 Y Breast
10 Mixed 200 Y Fly
11 Mixed 100 Y Back
12 Mixed 200 Y Free
13 Mixed 200 Y IM
14 Mixed 400 Y Free Relay
15 Mixed 400 Y IM