[PacMasterUpdate] Pacific Masters Update, January 27, 2004
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Tue Jan 27 02:23:47 EST 2004
Lot of things are due this week or happening this week.
PALO ALTO OFFICIALS CLINIC TUESDAY NIGHT _ TONIGHT
There will be an officials clinic for Masters Swimmers at Mitchell
Park Community Center, free of cost. The clinic will be Tuesday
evening Jan. 27, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in room #1. The
officials clinic is a great way to learn the technical rules of
We are honored to have Marvin and Joyce Lamphere as Referee's. They
will have the registration forms with them to join the United States
Swimming. We have to do this for insurance to be on the deck. The
cost is $40.00. If you complete the coarse and take the open book
test and work at either an age group or
master meet, (not Championship Meets,) the PMS will pay you back the
$40.00 registration fee after you have worked two meets
The address of Mitchell Park Community Center is, 3800 Middlefield
Rd. Coming in either from North or South 101, turn west on
Embarcadero/Oregon Expressway. It is a little shorter to stay on the
Oregon Expressway. Go 2 miles to Middlefield Rd. Turn South (left).
Drive 3 miles on Middlefield Rd., past East
Meadow and the Community Center is the driveway past the stoplight on
the left at Mayview. Turn right into drive way. ( no name on drive
If you are coming in from Mt. View or Menlo Park, get to Middlefield
Rd. The Community Center is between East Meadow and Charleston, 50
feet or so from the stoplight of Mayview.
Our Master swimmers will appreciate seeing the fantastic stroke and
turn film. It is one of the best I've seen.
For further information call Cindy at (650) 326-6630 or e-mail her at
cindybax at aol.com
OPEN PACIFIC MASTERS MEETING
After the USF Valentines affair meet on February 7th, there will be
an open Pacific Masters Swimming meeting. Many from the Pacific
Masters Swimming Committee will be there to answer questions about
the committee and how the committee works. Refreshments will be
served. You can ask questions about the annual schedule, the
championships, the order of events at Pacific Masters meets, the
status of the FINA World Championships or what ever you want. ALL
members are encouraged to attend.
UPCOMING EVENTS/MEETS - THIS SUNDAY
FOG CITY QUADRATHON
Fog City is sponsoring the Winter Quadrathon meet on Sunday February
1st. Swimmers may swim four events, and the swimmer with the fastest
total time for the four events. Swimmers may also enter any of the
individual events. The pre-entry deadline is January 18th.
USF VALENTINE DAYS MEET - PRE ENTRY MEET ENTRY DUE
The 12th Annual USF Valentines Day meet will be held Saturday,
February 7th at the Koret Recreation Center on the USF Campus. The
USF meet features 50s and 200s. It is a great meet for sprinters and
distance stroke swimmers. Deadline is Jan 28th
1650 POSTAL AND ONE HOUR POSTAL - LAST WEEK FOR POSTAL
Tamalpias Aquatic Masters is sponsoring two events: The One Hour
Postal Swim and the Postal 1650. Both events can be done at your home
pool. The One Hour Swim must be done by January 31st. The 1650, by
the February 29th (an extra day this year).
All of the meet sheets can be obtained on the Pacific Masters schedule page
Change of Date
The San Mateo Master Marlins Relay meet will NOT be on February 22nd.
Just as soon as the new date is confirmed, the new date will be
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PACIFIC MASTERS OFFICE CLOSED Jan 31- Feb 5
The Pacific Masters Swimming office will be closed from January 31
through February 5 while Nancy attends the Masters Training at the
Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO. If you need any
registration card or information, please contact her before the 30th
or after the 5th.
TIME TO RENEW FOR 2004
It is time to renew your Pacific Masters/United States Masters
Swimming membership. When you renew you will continue your
subscription to Swim Magazine, continue to receive your Pacific
Masters Swimming newsletter and you have the privilege of
participating in any Pac Masters and USMS sanctioned postal, pool,
open water event or clinic. Your membership fee also pays for a
central Pacific Masters Office to answer any of your swimming
questions, toll free access to the USMS National Office
(800-550-SWIM), It also pays for the Pacific Master website. Your
renewal does help.
Pacific has a film library on video tape. We would like to back the
tapes up on DVDs, a more stable media. One tape, one dvd. If there is
anyone who would like to help on this project (if you have a dvd
burner and equipment to make the back up) and would like to help,
please contact Nancy Ridout at registrar at pacificmasters.org.
CLUB REPS TEAM LISTS ARE AVAILABLE ON LINE
Team representative can go to the Pacific Masters web site and get a
list of the teams members:
Remember to be covered by USMS secondary insurance, every member of
your team must be a USMS member. If you have any questions about
being able to get the form on line, contact Michael Moore at
michael at pacificmasters.org , If it is a question about the
registration of a swimmer contact Nancy Ridout at
registrar at pacificmasters.org
THANKS TO ALL THE CLUBS THAT HAVE RE-REGISTERED
To register a swimmer who is a member of a club, the club has to be
registered first. So far the clubs that have re-registered for 2004
If your club is not registered talk to you club representative. If
the club representative has any questions, he/she should contact
Nancy Ridout at 415 872 0771 or registrar at pacificmasters.org.
Happy New Year
michael w. moore
michael at mwmoore.org