[PacMasterUpdate] The Update 11 March 2009

Update on Pacific Masters Swimming sent to members and friends. pacmasterupdate at PacificMasters.org
Wed Mar 11 23:11:18 EDT 2009


PACIFIC MASTERS MISSION STATEMENT:
As adopted by the Pacific Masters Committee the Mission of Pacific Masters is:

Pacific Masters Swimming welcomes anyone who would like to gain and
maintain fitness through swimming and encourages programs to foster
this mission.

CHANGES IN OPEN WATER AND LONG DISTANCE SCHEDULE - SEE BELOW

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RINCONADA MASTERS SPRING SHORT COURSE MEET
The Rinconada Masters Spring Short Course meet will be held Saturday
March 14th at the Rinconada Pool in Palo Also. the first event is the
1000 free, which you must pre enter. You can deck enter everything
but the 1000 freestyle. The class of the events is the 1650
butterfly - entry free for this one. - one heat only.
http://www.pacificmasters.org/comp/09rincscy.pdf

SCAM Spring Break Meet
The Strawberry Canyon Aquatic Masters Spring Break meet will be on 21
March 2009 at the Spieker Aquatic Complex, UC Berkeley. The first
event - the 500 free- is pre-seeded. you can enter on line at
http://scam.mastersswim.com

PACIFIC MASTERS SHORT COURSE YARDS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2009 Pacific Masters Short Course Yards Championships will be
held April 17-19 at the Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center in
Pleasanton. Swimmers can enter on line at:
http://wcm.mastersswim.com

CHANGES IN SCHEDULE.
PARKSIDE MILE
The Parkside Mile has moved to 25 April, same place, but had to
change the date.

SPRING LAKE MILE
The Spring Lake Mile has been moved to the 16th Of May. It is a week
earlier than what has been on the schedule.

2009 PACIFIC MASTERS LONG COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Chabot Masters have graciously offered to organize the 2009 Pacific
Masters Long Course Championships. The championships will be held at
Chabot Junior College in Hayward 10-12 July 2009.



US MASTERS SWIMMING 2009 SHORT COURSE MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2009 US Masters Swimming Short Course Masters National
Championships will be held at the Clovis North High School Pool,
Clovis, CA. The online entry system will automatically close at 11:59
p.m. pacific time on April 9, 2009.
http://www.usms.org/comp/scnats09/
2008 Open Water Points March/April Newsletter
The results of the Open Water Points competition are listed in the
March April Newsletter. The March April Newsletter is now posted on
the web site:
http://www.pacificmasters.org/newsltr/09/09marapr.pdf

APPLICATION TO OFFICIATE AT THE US MASTERS SWIMMING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
An application to officiate at the US Masters Championships is at
http://TinyURL.com/9jfjph
An application is needed if you wish to work an assigned position
(deck ref, starter, chief judge). Officials can apply for their N2,
N3 certification.

SWIMFEST 09
US MASTERS SWIMMING will be sponsoring SwimFest 09 for coaches and
swimmers at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, TX (near Houston). For
coaches it will be a chance to work with some of the greatest coaches
in Masters Swimming: Kerry O'Brien, Kris Houchesn, Mike Collins and
Jim Montogmery. They will work with coaches on their coaching
technique and mentor The Masters coaches ill cover the business of
being a Masters Coach and other topics.

Swimmers will be able to improve their swimming and work on all four
strokes, starts and turns under the guidance of great coaches.

U.S. Masters Swimming will be awarding a limited number of coach
scholarships. If you are a Masters coach and need financial
assistance to attend, please contact Mel Goldstein, Director of Club
& Coach Services via email or by phone at 317-253-8289.

Coaches are free
Swimmers are $85.

More info at http://www.usms.org/swimfest/

US MASTERS SWIMMING HAS A NEW E-NEWSLETTER - BEHIND THE BLOCKS
US Masters Swimming has a new e-newsletter which has already gone
out. If you did not receive it - you may not be alone more than one
member of the US Masters Swimming Board of Directors did not receive
it either. Ashley has done a great job in production of the colorful
newsletter.
Go to
http://visitor.constantcontact.com/email.jsp?p=oi&m=1102294150505
to sign up for the USMS News letter. (You can also go to the USMS web
site to sign up for it).


INDIVIDUAL RENEWAL
You can now renew your membership for 2009. You can register on line,
it is very easy, just go to:
https://www.ClubAssistant.com/club/USMS.cfm?l=38
and start filling out the forms. If you are a member of the clubs
listed below you can register with your club.

If your club is not one of the clubs listed above, you will have to
register as "unattached." And then when your club registers you can
change membership.

For those who do no want to register on-line, Pacific Masters still
has a paper registration form to send to Nancy.

http://www.pacificmasters.org/admin/09memberapp.pdf

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