Bay State Games Swimming Finals
July 13-15, 2001
Blodgett Pool, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Meet and Tryouts Information

DIVISIONS Male and Female divisions. All ages are as of June 8, 2001.
JuniorAthletes Age 10 to 13
ScholasticAthletes Age 14 to 16
OpenAthletes Age 17 and older
ELIGIBILITY All athletes must meet one of the requirements listed on page 6 of the 2001 Bay State Games entry booklet
FORMAT Athletes must attend a regional qualifier. Events at the regional qualifier meets will be timed finals. The top 4 finishers at each regional qualifier, in each division and event, advance to the Finals at Harvard University, July 13-15, 2001. At the finals at Harvard, competition will be preliminaries and finals, with the top eight in morning preliminaries in each event advancing to evening finals. The 400 IM, 400 Freestyle and 800 Freestyle at the Finals at Harvard will be timed finals.
COURSE All qualifying races will be in short course yards (25-yard course). Finals will be in long course meters (50-meter course). Seeding for the finals will be based on times achieved at the qualifiers. Event Codes listed below are in meters. The 400 freestyle will be a 500 freestyle at the qualifiers. The 800 freestyle will be a 1000 freestyle at the qualifiers.
RULES Athletes may enter a maximum of 4 events. No membership in any organization is required. U.S. Swimming Rules will apply to the qualifiers and finals. U.S. Swimming certified officials will be used at all meets.
ENTRY FEE Tryout fee: $15.00
Finalist fee: $20.00 (for those who qualify)
EVENT CODES (Open to all divisions.) (You must indicate event codes on your entry form.)
SW0150 Freestyle
SW02100 Freestyle
SW03100 Backstroke
SW04100 Breaststroke
SW05100 Butterfly
SW06200 Freestyle
SW07200 Backstroke
SW08200 Breaststroke
SW09200 Butterfly
SW10200 IM
SW11400 IM
SW12400 Freestyle (500 Freestyle at regional qualifier)
SW13800 Freestyle (1000 Freestyle at regional qualifier)
Note: 10 year-olds may not swim the 800/1000 Freestyle event.

Regional Qualifying/Tryout Meets
Town Code 1

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16, 2001
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
Meet Director: Doug Backlund (617-521-1032)
The MIT Alumni Pool is also known as Building 57 on the MIT Campus.
MIT Campus Map to Alumni Pool
Outside photo of Alumni Pool
How to get to MIT (including parking information)
Town Code 2
Friday-Saturday, June 8-9, 2001
Gordon College, Wenham, MA
Meet Director: Lesa Dane (978-768-7812)
The Gordon College pool is in the Bennett Athletic and Recreation Center.
Gordon College maps and directions
Town Codes 3 & 4
Friday-Saturday, June 8-9, 2001
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Meet Director: Bella Marlow (508-286-3989)
The Wheaton College pool is in the Evelyn Danzing Haas Athletic Center.
Wheaton College campus maps
Wheaton College directions
Town Codes 5 & 6
Friday-Saturday, June 15-16, 2001 (Note different date.)
Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA
Meet Director: Paul Parenteau (508-793-3430)
Hart Pool is located in the Hart Athletic Center.
Holy Cross maps and directions

Regional Qualifying/Tryout Meets Order of Events
Friday (June 8, except Central/West: June 15)
3:45 - 5:15pm Registration
4:00 - 5:30pm Warmup
5:30pm 500 Freestyle (400 Freestyle at Finals)
200 IM
100 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
100 Freestyle
Saturday (June 9, except Central/West: June 16)
8:45 - 9:45am Registration
9:00 - 10:00am Warmup
10:00am 1000 Freestyle (800 Freestyle at Finals)
200 Backstroke
400 IM
50 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
200 Freestyle
100 Backstroke
200 Breaststroke

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