Spring Classic
March 5, 2023
Sanctioned by ILMSA for USMS, Inc. #213-S007

TIME:  9:00 a.m. warm up, 10:00 a.m. meet start

LOCATION: Illinois Wesleyan University's Fort Natatorium is located at 302 East Emerson Street in Bloomington, IL 61701.

FACILITY:  The pool is an eight lane 25 yard, L-shaped pool. It is equipped with a Colorado Electric Timing System and score board, non-turbulent lane markers, trench gutters and a Tarn-Pure filter system. Most events will be run in lanes 1-6. During the meet lane 8 and the diving well will be open for warm-up and cool-down.

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.   
 
ELIGIBILITY:  Must be over 18 years of age and a current USMS member. In accordance with USMS rules, verification of membership registration must be provided with your entry, either a copy of membership card or verified through online registration. To register with USMS go to: https://www.usms.org/reg/register.php.

HOW TO ENTER:  Entry fee is $25.  This is a flat fee for up to 5 events (not a per event fee).  
Register online at:  https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=1530&smid=15575

ENTRY DEADLINE: Online entries must be submitted by noon on March 4, 2023.  No deck entries will be accepted. 

MEET CONDUCT:  2023 USMS rules govern the conduct of the meet.  All events will be electronically timed finals.  All events will be swum slowest to fastest. Participants are limited to 5 individual events. There are no relay events in this competition.  Competitors attempting records must notify the starter to assure that three (3) timers are available for that individual’s race. 

TIMING REGULATIONS: Official times set at this meet will be eligible for ILMSA Records, USMS Top Ten, USMS National Records, and FINA World Records, except times recorded only using manual backup timing are ineligible for FINA World Records.

MEET DIRECTOR: Miranda Henson, mmhenson11@gmail.com

OFFICIALS: John Bishop, Todd Schmidt

CONCESSIONS: A concession room will be provided at no charge by the Central Illinois Masters Swim Team for participating swimmers and officials. 

DIRECTIONS:  From Chicago-I55 South to Route 51 (Main Street).  Exit South into Normal, which is North of Bloomington.  Follow Signs to Illinois Wesleyan University going through the ISU campus area.  Left on Emerson St.  Pool is located in the Shirk Center on the left side of Emerson St. about 2 blocks from Main Street.    

From St. Louis-I55 North to Route 51 (Main Street).  Exit South into Normal, which is North of Bloomington.  Follow signs to Illinois Wesleyan University going through the ISU campus area.  Left on Emerson St.  Pool is located in the Shirk Center on the left side of Emerson St, about 2 blocks from Main Street.