Tuesday, October 7, 2014

2014 SCM Champs-Zones North Meet Info & Entries

Entries are open!

Colonies Zones Smackdown

For the first time there will be two Colonies Zone Meets, our meet in Boston (Zones-North) and a meet in Virginia (Zones-South) where swimmers will go "virtually" head to head and Zone Champions will be crowned!  Meet results will be compiled and bragging rights will be awarded to the winner!

Lets show those "Southerners" what's up in Boston! 

Host Hotel Information$99.00/night

The Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Make a reservation by calling (800) 468-2378 or (617) 731-4700. Or via email to Gayle Sinclair or on the website www.innatlongwood.com  use group code SCMC1212

CUT-OFF DATE: November 21, 2014 

2014 T-Shirt Design Contest - Click Here to Vote for your Favorite!  

See our facebook page for more information:  https://www.facebook.com/SCMChamps 


  1. Q: I forgot to include an event in my registration.  A:  An entry form with "Additional Event" written on the top and applicable event fee can be mailed in, postmarked by November 29th.   
  2. Q: My seed time is incorrect.  A: Email correct seed time prior to Wednesday 12/10 or you can note it on-site during positive check in. 
  3. Q: My Workout Group/Team is incorrect.  A: You may only compete as part of your USMS registered team or workout group.  Check your USMS registration card, if you need to change your USMS registration contact the NE-LMSC Registrar (NEregistrar@usms.org).  

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Host Hotel Deal - $99/night - Inn at Longwood


The Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Make Hotel’s reservations at (800) 468-2378 or (617) 731-4700. Or via email to Gayle Sinclair or on the website www.innatlongwood.com 

use group code SCMC1212

CUT-OFF DATE: November 21, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

2014 T-Shirt Contest will start Oct 1!

We will once again be doing the T-Shirt Design Contest to win a FREE entry to the meet! 

Guidelines will be posted October 1st!

Monday, September 1, 2014

Save the Date: December 12-14, 2014

Save The Date:  
The 2014 NE-LMSC Short Course Meters Champs 
will be returning to the BU Fit Rec Center on 
December 12th-14th.  

Meet Information will be coming soon.  
Entries will open November 1st.  

Hope to see you all there!  

Monday, December 16, 2013

2013 SCM Champs & Colonies Zones Meet Results

A few notable Thank You's:

  • Boston University Fit Rec Center Staff
  • Doug Sayles, NELMSC registrar (and Tracy Grilli!!!)
  • Our officials - led by Bob and Priscilla! 
  • Simmons Swim & Crew for providing back up timing on Saturday & Sunday
  • Beach Party Swimwear for showing up with the latest and greatest swim supplies
  • Great Bay Masters - Bart & Jacqui for running the concession stand
  • NELMSC & NEM for support
The biggest Thank You goes to all of the swimmers (YOU!) who support this meet and make it an exciting and fast weekend to be a part of! 

Unofficial Results:

  • World, National and Zone Records Bested
    • Eric Nilsson, Men's 25-29
      • 400 Free 3:57.03 (National record 3:58.23)
    • Kim Crouch, Women's 50-54
      • 200 Breaststroke 2:52.59 (National record 2:56.79)
      • 50 Breaststroke 36.71 (National record 36.92)
      • 100 Breaststroke 1:20.65 (National record 1:20.72)
    • Fritz Bedford, Men's 50-54
      • 50 Backstroke 27.36 (World Record 27.71)
    • David Sims, Men's 50-54
      • 400 IM 4:50.40 (National record 4:51.57)
    • New England Masters Swim Club
      • Women's 240+ 200 Medley Relay 2:22.18 (World Record 2:27.93) made up of Tracy Grilli, Barbara Hummel, Joel Feldmann and Jacki Hirsty.
      • Men's 100+ 800 Freestyle Relay 7:43.72 (World Record 7:50.37) made up of Tobias Work, Michael Emmons, Dan Moran and Eric Nilsson. 

Please provide any comments/corrections on these results to Meet Director [click for email]

Friday, December 13, 2013

Swim Phone Website for Live Meet Results

We will be using SwimPhone to publish heats & lanes as well as results as soon as they are available! 

Please use this link:  SwimPhone SCM Champs

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

2013 SCM Champs Pre-Meet Information

We are once again excited to bring you to Boston for the SCM Championships and Colonies Zones!

This is a lengthy post but it contains pertinent information - please review all of it prior to the meet this weekend!

Boston University has privileged us with the use of their facility please respect their other programs happening prior to our meet and stay off of the pool deck until you are invited to enter by the announcer!

Please see the post below for final entry information: http://scmchamps.blogspot.com/2013/10/2013-nelmsc-scm-champs-at-boston.html 

Split sheets by team have been posted for each day as a courtesy to coaches! 

Things to Note:
  1. Every person must sign a BU waiver upon entry to the pool area!
  2. Every event requires positive check in. There are no exceptions. Check-in will close approximately one hour before the event is expected to begin. With the exceptions being relays, which will close two hours before they are expected to begin, the 800 Free which will close at 4:30pm and the 400 Free's which will close at 9:15am.
  3. The 800 Free is run fastest to slowest, alternating heats of women and men. Check in closes at 4:30 PM at the start of warm ups.
  4. There will be concessions with snacks, water, gatorade and pizza on Saturday & Sunday. There will also be a swim suit vendor selling various apparel and supplies.
  5. Chairs are provided on deck.
  6. Parking is $12 at the parking garage. Please see their website for additional information: http://www.bu.edu/fitrec/membership/services/parking.shtml?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=fit-links&utm_campaign=homepage
  7. There is NO DIVING in the extra warm up lanes during the meet.

Team Scoring Divisions

There is a new team scoring procedure in place this year- NEM Workout groups and USMS clubs will be scored together as teams. There will be four team size divisions: Squad [1-3 swimmers entered], Small Team [4-9 swimmers], Medium Team [10-30 swimmers] and Large Team [31+ swimmers].

There will be an awards ceremony Sunday after the completion of the last relay in which the top three teams in each division will be recognized. The top scoring individual male and female will also be recognized.

Club & Workout Group Affiliation

You may only compete as part of your USMS registered team or workout group. If you need to change your USMS registration contact the NE-LMSC Registrar atNEregistrar@usms.org ASAP! Once the meet has begun you will not be able to change.

We are excited to see you soon!

-Great Bay Masters Swimming, Inc [Host Team]
-Crystie McGrail [meet director] greatbaymastersswimteam@gmail.com