NSSC Invite @ MIT
North Shore Swim Club
All Age Groups
Prelim & Finals Meet
MIT Pool at the Zesiger Center, Cambridge MA 02139
December 6-9, 2018
MEET FORMAT: The meet will be swum as prelims and finals. Returning for finals – 10 & Under events (1 heat of 10), 11/12 and 13/14 (2 heats of 10), Seniors (3 heats of 10). Each session will be pre-seeded by computer based on pre-scratches that are due by 6:30 PM the previous evening. Positive check-in will be required for 500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free. Heat sheets will be posted around the pool deck. Coaches will be able to pick up heat sheets for each event at the Clerk of Course table. The top heat of 13-14 and senior women & men 1000 freestyle will swim in finals at the start of the Sunday evening session. All remaining heats of the 1000 freestyles will be swum immediately after prelim swimming fastest to slowest. The 1650 freestyle will be swum fast-to-slow, alternating heats of women and men if pool breakdown allows. Swimmers must provide their own timers & counter for events 400 yards or longer. No events will swim with more than one swimmer per lane.
SITE: The MIT Competition Pool at the Zesiger Center has two 25 yard competition courses with seven-footwide lanes and non-turbulent lane lines and a separate 6 lane 25 yard warm-up and warm down pool. Depth of start and turn end approximately 7 feet deep. Timing Systems are fully-automatic Colorado Time System with touchpads and electronic display for both pools. The facility provides spectator gallery seating for approximately 400. The pool is located inside the MIT Zesiger Center, 120 Vasser Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C(4), the copy of such file is on file with USA Swimming.
COURSE: Two 25 yard competition courses, (10 lane and 9 lane) with separate 25 yard, 6 lane pool with 3 lanes open for continuous warm up and warm down.