Open Water Check-in

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Check-in and body marking for all open water participants is mandatory and will occur at the Teen Center at the YMCA (The swimming pool venue) on Wednesday, June 12, between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Timing chips and swim caps will be distributed at this time.

Tropical Storm Delay

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Today, June 6, we are experiencing a rain delay until 1. p.m. The warm-up pool will re-open at 1 p.m. and the competition will resume at 1:30 p.m.

Swimming Timeline

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The Swimming Timeline has been released and it can be found on the Schedule page, under the Swimming tab in the main navigation bar.

This timeline is only a guide for swimmers in determining the approximate start of all events. We may run ahead of or behind the estimate. It is the responsibility of all swimmers to report to the marshaling area well before their events.

Sarasota to Host 2013 Pan American Masters Championship

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U.S. Masters Swimming is pleased to host the 2013 Pan American Masters Championship. The Championship, awarded by Union American de Natacion, will be hosted in partnership with the Sarasota Family YMCA, in Sarasota, Fla. Our Travel page includes our Letter of Invitation.

Masters synchronized swimming and pool swimming competition will be held at the Selby Aquatic Center adjacent to the Sarasota Y’s Evalyn Sadlier Jones branch in Sarasota, Fla. The synchro event dates are June 1–4, and swimming events June 5–12. An open water swim will be hosted June 13 at Siesta Key in Sarasota, Fla.

This will be the first time the USA has hosted the biennial event. The Championship is expected to attract up to 2,000 adult swimmers from the South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada and the USA.

Swimsuit Regulations

FINA rules as modified for Masters competition and as printed in the latest edition of the FINA Handbook will govern all aquatic disciplines at the V UANA Pan American Masters Championships. It is the responsibility of each competitor to be familiar with these rules. FINA rules and regulations may be found at fina.org.