[PacMasterUpdate] Pacific Masters Update 27 February 2007
Update on Pacific Masters Swimming sent to members and friends.
Wed Feb 28 01:45:01 EST 2007
BAY AREA SENIOR GAMES Deadline extended
The 2007 Bay Area Senior Games will be held at Stanford University
March 10-11 (Swimming will be held on the 11th of March). You must be
least 50 years old to compete.
At Stanford there will be the 24th Annual Fitness Weekend where there
will be a Health Fair and Exhibition. Final registration is March 5.
All invited to participate.
The 2009 National Senior Games will be held at Stanford in August of
2009. For more information about the Senior Games go to:
JON STEINER MEMORIAL MILE (POSTAL)
The Jon Steiner Memorial Mile (Postal) is taking place during the
months of January and February. If you are registered with US Masters
Swimming, you are eligible to compete. Just swim 1650 yards, while
swimming have someone track your times and submit your entry.
Jon was the meet director for the Tamalpias event for many years. He
passed away this year - Tam renamed the mile in his honor. Jon was
one of the good guys - you can use your times from the USMS hour
You must swim it by the 28th
RINCONADA MASTERS SPRING SHORT COURSE MEET
The Rinconada Mastesr Spring meet will be held at the Rinconada Pool
in Palo Alto on March 17th. The pre-entry deadline is 2 March. For
those who have no prior competitive Masters experience there are
three special events: the 50 yard Free, and the 50 yard Back. For
those who are feeling studly, there is the 1650 yard fly. (you must
finish the event within 45 minutes).
The 1000 yard freestyle is the first event, there is no deck entries
for 1000 free only - you must pre-enter.
STRAWBERRY CANYON AQUATIC MASTERS MEET INFORMATION
The SCAM invitational meet will be on SUNDAY 25 March 2007 at the
Spieker Aquatic Complex, UC Berkeley. This is one of the most popular
meets on the Pacific Masters Calendar. The 500 will be preseeded. The
early deadline is 12 March.
PACIFIC MASTERS CONTINUES TO GROW
Last year Pacific had a good year with a total increase in membership
of 547. Of the ten largest non-LMSC clubs, Pacific has seven of the
top ten. It is through our coaches who work so hard that Pacific has
the best group of swimmers in the nation.
1. DAM 679 PC
2. TCAM 490 PC
3. FACT 471
4. WCM 463 PC
5. ISF 414 IN
6. STAN 392 PC
7. USF 347 PC
8. MELO 300 PC
9. UCLA 288 SP
10 MHSC 283 PC
Congratulations to Morgan Hill Swim Club and Tuolome County Aquatic
Masters who had the best growth in numbers of any established club
(+84 and +56 members). Total Pacific Membership was 10,185 which is
23.4% of the entire USMS membership (43424)
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Pacific Masters honors it volunteers who have contributed to the
sport of Masters Swimming. There are four awards for volunteers that
are given out at the Pacific Masters Short Course Yards Championships
to be held at Santa Cruz.
The four awards are
Contributor of the Year (multiple awards)
Personal Achievement Award (only three)
Distinguished Service award
The criteria for the awards are at the end of the Update.
Nominations are due to Chairman Michael Moore by March 14th. If you
wish to email them (Please email them by Wednesday, March 14th
evening awards at pacificmasters.org)
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Michael W. Moore