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Week of June 12, 2017  
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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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The Pacific Masters Swimming Committee 

2017 USMS Convention Delegates Needed
September 13-17, Dallas, Texas

We invite you to  represent PacMasters Swimming at the USMS Convention this fall. This year's Masters Convention will be held in Dallas and hotel and air travel expenses are covered by Pacific Masters. You will meet hundreds of people from all over the country who have similar interests to yours while participating in the workings of our national organization. It's an amazing event and may even change your life. If you are interested, please contact the PacMasters Chairman or Administrator.   
New Pacific Masters Swimming Administrator Wanted

Pacific Masters Swimming is seeking candidates for the Administrator function of the Pacific Masters Swimming Committee.  This position serves as the primary interface with the over 12,000 members to field questions and inquiries, as well as interfacing with USMS regarding numerous questions, upcoming events, and policy changes. This is a part-time position which can be done from home.
Additional Pacific Masters Swimming Administrator functions include (but are not limited to):
-         Manage the Pacific Masters Office
-         Prepare and distribute agenda for the regular meetings.
-         Provide membership lists as approved by Pacific Masters.
-         Participate in budget preparation.
-         Events planning; Annual meeting, Annual Convention, etc.
 Applicants should submit their resume, by June 14, to the administrator.
PacMasters June Meeting
June 21 

The June meeting for Pacific Masters Swimming is scheduled for June 21 at 7:30 pm.  It will be a conference call. For further details, email the   Administrator.  
Keelhauler LCM Time Trials
June 25

Just getting into competitions? Looking for an event that is a great first meet for new swimmers but will test seasoned swimmers too? Come test-drive your long course meter swimming races in a low-key time trial atmosphere, in a brand-new pool facility! Held at the Maritime Academy Aquatics Center at California State University in Vallejo. Sponsored by Cal Maritime Academy Masters. Note: The time trials are intended to gain experience in swimming long course and will not count for records or Top Ten. All times are unofficial. Registration.
Summer Long Course Championships
July 14-16 

Whether your summer workout routine is in full gear or not, set your sights on a challenge that is 32 days away - PacMasters Long Course Championships at Gunderson High School in San Jose.  Never competed in a 50-meter pool? Not a problem.  Here's your opportunity. Information and Registration
FINA World Masters Championships
August 8-20, Budapest 

This meet contains open water and long course pool swimming events. If you are thinking of entering, you could cont a ct He will be the head on-deck coach at the meet for US swimmers. 
Meet Information
Subscribe to the meet newsletter! The link is at the bottom of this page.
Other Summer Events
Long Course & Open Water Events 
Long Course Swimming
USMS Nationals, Minneapolis, MN, August 2-6
End of Summer Splash, Woodland, August 5 information & registration
Open Water:
Donner Lake, August 12 (Registration is now closed).
Whiskeytown Open Water, September 10 (tentative date)
Keller Cove, September 30

Other Open Water Races:
Trans-Tahoe Relay, July 22
Maui Channel Swim, September  2
Open Water Swimming Season is Here

It's here: the Open Water Swimming season!  Looking for an open water event near you? Wondering when registration opens for your favorite swim? We've got the answers for you, as well as two important rule changes for 2017, at the Open Water Swims page on the PacMasters website. The page is updated frequently, so visit often. Sign up online and avoid the race day lines. Bring a
copy of your USMS card to register on race day.

All results posted for open water swims are preliminary as there are usually some entries that need adjustments. If you see a problem with your entry or finish in the results, please contact the race director.
From the Editor:  MAM has Relocated

Manatee Aquatic Masters, established more than thirty years ago at Holy Names University, has relocated to the Emeryville Center of Community Life on 47th Street .  It was numbing when the University recently closed their pool as finding a facility for 26 hours of practices was no little feat. With a new Head Coach, Rob Heath, and the newly renovated facility on 47th Street, MAM has just the zest they need to go forward  For more information, visit the MAM   website. Better yet, drop in for a workout!
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 ].