Week of October 5
, 2015 
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In this issue you will find information on upcoming pool events, open water swims, clinics, as well as other information of interest to the local adult swimming community.


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2015 USMS Speedo 3000/6000-Yard ePostal National Championship
September 15-November 15
Swim 3000 yards or meters and/or 6000 yards or meters in their entirety in any 25-yard or 25-meter pool. Event results are sent in electronically so you can compare yourself to other swimmers doing the same event. Swim first, then enter/register. This event is hosted by Davis Aquatic Masters.  
information and registration                
2015 Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championship
October 9-11, Walnut Creek
Heather Farm Park will once again be the site for the Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championship, hosted by Walnut Creek Masters. Entry details can be found at The deadline for individual events has passed but all relays will be deck entered. Bring your friends and swim on a relay!
Pacific Masters Annual Celebration and Meeting
November 8
Pacific Masters Swimming will host its 5th Annual Celebration and Meeting on Sunday, November 8. This event includes a swimming workout, coaching and technical presentations, gourmet catered lunch, the annual meeting, and a keynote address by two-time Olympian and six-time Olympic medalist, Matt Grevers.
Prior years' celebrations have been extremely popular and space is limited. RSVPs are required using this link: . The event is free for Pacific Masters members.

Celebration & meeting location:  St. Mary's College  
Workout location: Soda Aquatic Center, Campolindo High School
The workout will be at 8:30 AM.   Programs begin at 10:30 AM.
2015 Pacific Masters Officer Election
Sunday, November 8
Interested in giving back to Pacific Masters Swimming? Here's a quick summary list of positions to be filled in the upcoming officer election: 
  • President/Chairperson
  • Vice President of Pool Meets
  • Vice President of Open Water
  • Vice President of Communications Technology
  • Vice President of Club Coach Services
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
2016 Pacific Masters Swim Event Scheduling--Pool and Open Water
Bidding Process Links Available
The Pacific Masters board has accepted bids for two of the three 2016 Pacific Masters Pool Championships. San Mateo Masters will host the Long Course Meters (LCM) Championships July 22-24, at the College of San Mateo. Walnut Creek Masters will host the Short Course Meters (SCM) Championships October 7-9, at the Walnut Creek Heather Farms complex.

The Pacific Masters board is reserving all of April 2016 to allow some flexibility for the anticipated host of the Short Course Yards (SCY) Championships to establish the meet dates. The board would like to open up the rest of the schedule for event bids. If your club is interested in scheduling a traditionally held or new event, please use the appropriate link provided below to submit the brief information needed to set the schedule and follow up with each host for their event(s).

Feel free to contact Steve Cutting at for any other scheduling questions or concerns.
Article on the USMS website
There is now a great article on the USMS Website written by Chris Campbell, coach and swimmer at Mountain View Masters. He has written something applicable to many of us. Check it out!
Disclaimer: Receipt of this correspondence is not an indication that your membership in USMS or Pacific Masters Swimming is current. To check if your membership is current, please follow [this link].