Sunday, March 17, 2013
ENTER NOW: Rose St; Zones; April Pools; Nationals!
Hey, Swimmers! Multiple meets on the horizon! Check out the calendar on www.okswim.org for a list of meets in our area and also www.usms.org for a complete calendar of events across the country. Never been to a masters meet? Don't be intimated. Here is your chance to swim with people just like you! There is a first time for everything, so go for it! THE ZONE MEET AND NATIONALS HAVE ENTRY DEADLINES THAT ARE APPROACHING FAST. ENTER NOW! See below for more info: MARCH 30th: ROSE STATE COLLEGE MASTERS MEET, Midwest City; Meet Director: Janet Latham, firstname.lastname@example.org Warm up 10:45 am, meet starts at 11:45 am. Go to www.okswim.org to download the entry form. APRIL 5-7: SOUTH CENTRAL ZONE SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIP, University of Texas, Austin. Meet Director: Bridgette Rhodes, email@example.com The South Central Zone consists of masters swimmers from Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas. The University of Texas is an AWESOME pool!! Let's have a good Oklahoma presence at this meet! Go to www.okswim.org to link to the meet info. Online entries are preferred. ****Remember, NO deck entries for the Zone meet. Enter early, by March 18th, to save $10. The ABSOLUTE LAST DAY TO ENTER IS MARCH 31ST. APRIL 20th: APRIL POOLS, Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center, Jenks, OK. Meet Director: Denise Smart, firstname.lastname@example.org NEW THIS YEAR: ONLINE ENTRIES!!! Go to www.okswim.org for the link to the online entry form. Paper entries will be received only as deck entries the day of the meet and will cost $10 more than the online entry. ENTER EARLY BY APRIL 17th to save yourself $10. MAY 9- 12: USMS SHORT COURSE NATIONALS, Indianapolis, IN Another FAST pool!! You can link to the meet details through http://www.usms.org/content/scnats13meetinfo The online entry link is: http://www.usms.org/comp/onlineentry.php?MeetID=20130509NATLY No deck entries for this meet either. ABSOLUTE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS APRIL 4TH. June: I assume our friends in Bentonville will host their annual long course meet in June, usually the 2nd or 3rd weekend in June. I will forward the information as soon as it is available. July 19-21st: South Central Zone Long Course Championships, JENKS TROJAN AQUATIC CENTER!! It has been over 10 yrs since Oklahoma hosted a Zone meet. Save the date and plan to show up and swim fast! Meet Director: Denise Freisberg, email@example.com. Entry information will be available soon! August 7-11: USMS Summer Nationals, Mission Viejo, CA. Cap the summer off with a trip to California for long course nationals. Watch for details and meet info on the USMS website later this spring. September 8, 2013: 6th Annual Tallchief Open Water Challenge, hosted by Tulsa Masters Swim Club. More info to come. Thanks for your time! Just keep swimming! Denise Smart Tulsa Masters Swim Club