Masters Swim Meet

February 5, 2017    SBCM # - 1706

Hosted by: Vernon Masters Swim Club & Greater Vernon Recreation Services
Open to any Canadian or International registered Masters swimmer 19 years or older as of Dec. 31st, 2017. Age groups determined as of this date.
Registration is limited to 75 swimmers. Each individual may enter 4 events plus relays, relay entries will be accepted only as ‘deck entries’. Meet management reserves the right to limit the number of heats and/or reschedule events.
No refunds/credits will be given after the registration deadline of Jan 22. Refunds are subject to a 10% administration fee.


In person at the Vernon Recreation Centre by filling out the registration form provided at the front desk .
Deck entries not accepted.
Online registration will be available at after December 18th, 2016.

Register at

Registration Deadline: January 22, 2017

Schedule of Events

Meet Start Time: Warm up – 7:15 am Start time-8:10 am.

Swimmers may swim ONLY ONE of the swims in combined event.**

1. 100 Free

10 Min BREAK 

2. 100 Fly

9. 200 Mixed Free Relay

3. 50 Breast

10. 50 Fly

4. 100 Back

11. 400 Free/IM (specify on registration)

5. 100 IM

12. 200 Fly/Back or Breast (combined)**

6. 200 Free

13. 200 IM

7. 100 Breast

14. 50 Free

8. 50 Back

15. 200 Mixed Medley (time permitting)

Meet Manager: Sharon Slater (email)
Entry contact: John Holmwood (email)
Facility Information: One 25 meter, 6 lane. (Lane 8 available for warm down and warm down), Parking on-site, at no charge, Coin-operated lockers
Timing System: Electronic timing.

Rules: Rules of MSC rules and the BC Swim Technical Guide will be in effect.


Seeding: All events will be run slowest to fastest. **Some events will be combined**.
Relays: Mixed relays can be composed of (mixed-two (2) men and two (2) women) or 4 men/4 women from the same club or affiliation. Relay cards with name, age and gender to be handed to Clerk of Course after mid-meet break.
Meet Warm up – 7:15am / Start time-8:10 am

Appendix F – MSC Warm-Up/Warm-Down Procedures
CMSW 1.6 MSC Warm-Up/Warm-down Procedures shall be enforced at all Masters’
swimming competitions in Canada.
CMSW 1.6.1 The warm-up/warm-down shall be supervised. There shall be a minimum
of two qualified officials, acting as Safety Marshals for each course with the authority to
control the warm-up including to warn or remove offending swimmers and to report to
the referee for possible further disciplinary action
CMSW 1.6.2
There shall be a minimum of 45 minutes prior to the start of the meet for general warm-up. If there is no continuous warm-up facility or lane available during the meet there shall be a 15 minute warm-up period at least every 2 hours. There shall be a 15 minute warm-down period at the conclusion of the meet
CMSW 1.6.3
There shall be no diving or jumping from any area of the deck or starting blocks. Swimmers shall enter the water feet first in a cautious manner with at least one hand in contact with the deck or gutter. There shall be barriers placed on the starting blocks.
CMSW 1.6.4
All lanes shall be used for general warm-up with circle swimming only. Swimmers shall circulate in opposite directions to adjacent lanes. Starting at one side of the pool, lanes shall be designated as slow, medium and fast lanes. There should be pictorials at the end of the lanes showing this and the direction of circle swimming.
CMSW 1.6.5
Twenty minutes prior to the end of warm-up one outside lane, and in pools of six lanes or more, the adjacent lane, on the fast side of the pool, as in CMSW 1.6.4, shall be designated as sprint lanes. The starts shall be from the normal starting end of the pool with one way swimming only. Upon completion of the length the swimmer shall leave the lane.
CMSW 1.6.6
The wearing of watches, pacing and musical devices, sharp bracelets with the exception of medical alert bracelets, the use of hand paddles, pull-buoys, kick boards and swim fins, shall be prohibited.
CMSW 1.6.7
Warm-up procedures shall be prominently posted at various areas of the pool deck. Masters Swimming Canada 2013-2017 Rule Book v2013-12-16