[PacMasterUpdate] Pacific Masters Update 7 November 2006
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Wed Nov 8 00:41:40 EST 2006
IF YOU HAVE MOVED
If you have moved and want to still receive your copy of Swimmer
Magazine, please go to the Pacific Masters On-Line Change of Address
page. Fill it out and your address will be changed and you will
continue to receive USMS Swimmer Magazine.
November 15, 2006
Our annual meeting will be the 15th of November at a members house
in Oakland, California. All members are welcome. If you are
interested in attending email the chairman.
mailto:chairman at pacificmasters.org
RENO WINNERS MEET
The first short course yards meet will be held in Reno, Nevada on
Saturday, December 2nd. It will be the Northwest Pool in Reno.
US MASTERS SWIMMING PASSES NEW PLATEAU
Rob Copeland announced that United States Masters Swimming had just
passed the 43,000 mark and now has a total of 43,055 registered
swimmers. Last year's total was 42,674. Pacific is now 500 swimmers
over last years total. (Pacific now has 10,157 registered swimmers).
NEW REGISTRATION YEAR
The 2007 USMS registration year is upon Pacific Masters. All club and
individual registrations expire on 31 December. From 1 November,
clubs and individuals can register for 2007. The individual
membership is $35 / year, the same as 2006 and includes a
subscription to USMS Swimmer Magazine, the Pacific Masters newslette.
Membership also includes a secondary accident insurance policy,
borrowing privileges from the videio library and the privilege of
participating in any of our pool and open water events.
The 2007 individual application is available along with the 2007 Club
and Individual Registration instructions and the Frequently Asked
The 2007 Pacific Masters Club registration forms are also available.
Until a club registers for 2007, swimmers will not be able to
register into that club.
2007 COMPETITION SCHEDULE
The Pacific Masters 2007 Competition schedule has been posted. There
are over 25 meets scheduled for Pacific Masters members.
JANICE GILLIES, RIP
Janice Gillies, coach of the Temescal Masters and the Manatees passed
away last week. She had coached from 1985 to 1992. Janice had a long
known heart condition. She competed for Cal and had won gold medals
in a world Masters competition about 20 years ago.
FOR SALE - TOUCH PADS
There are touch pads that are available for sale. They will fit into
a 25 yard wide pool. The touch pads were only used at one meet and
are in very good condition. If you are interested please contact
Michael Moore at michael at pacificmasters.org
NOVEMBER / DECEMBER NEWSLETTER
The Pacific Masters November / December Newsletter has been posted on
the web site. There is a list of all the age group swimmers of the
year, the upcoming meets and other interesting items for Pacific
Masters members. Thank you to Joanne Berven for putting editing and
writing the newsletter.
OTHER FINA CHAMPIONSHIPS MERCHANDISE
Merchandise and momentos are still available for purchase on line.
There are Polo shirts, t shirts, wine glasses, seals and other items.
Then Click STORE
PIERCE COLLEGE TURKEY SHOOT SCM MEET
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH
WOODLAND HILLS, CA (SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
Get your turkey!! At the Pierce College Turkey Shoot Short Course
Meters meet on Sunday, November 19th, hosted by Southwest Masters.
This is the meet where the goal is to swim closest to your entered
time so you win the special award. 50s, 100s and 200s of every
stroke, plus the 400 IM and rare 400 and 800 relays.
The pre-entry postmark deadline is Saturday, November 11th. The entry
fee is $3 for each individual event, plus a $10 surcharge per
swimmer. Deck entrants will pay an additional $10 entry fee.
Additional information and entry forms are at:
To contact Pacific Masters please use
mailto:chairman at pacificmasters.org
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Have a good week
Michael W. Moore