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Stray Cats
Masters Meet – Dewitt

December 2 @ 12:00 am

2023 Stray Cats Masters Swim Meet – Short Course Yards
Dewitt High School Natatorium.
USMS Sanction #193-S012

Saturday, December 2, 2023


Online Registration Closed.


Schedule: Warm-up 10:00-10:50. Events 11:00 a.m. Food & Social in cafeteria following the meet.

Facility: DeWitt High School Natatorium. The eight-lane pool has Paragon side step-up starting blocks, a Colorado timing system with a full matrix scoreboard, and seating for 400 spectators. The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1. The primary timing system will be automated with sound device at the start and swimmer touching the pad at the finish with the time recorded on a scoreboard. Official times from this automated timing system will be submitted for USMS Records and USMS Top Ten times for all courses. For Short/Long Course Meters the time will be submitted to FINA.”.

Directions: Address: 13601 Panther Dr, Dewitt, MI 48820. From I-69 on the north side of Lansing, take Exit #85 (DeWitt Road) south. Turn right onto Clark Road. Travel west on Clark less than a mile until you see the small sign for DeWitt High School. The swimming pool entrance is at the back (North) of the building.


 1. 50 yard butterfly
2. 200 yard freestyle
3. 50 yard backstroke
Break: Plunge dive for distance/men
4. 100 yard freestyle
5. 50 yard breaststroke
Break: Plunge dive for distance/women
6. 50 yard freestyle
Break: Goggle-flipping contest & Consanguineous relay
7. 100 yard IM
8. 500 yard freestyle

Contests: Plunge dive for distance. The swimmer performs a standing dive for distance from either the starting block or edge of the pool. Kicking or pulling will be reason for disqualification.

Goggle-flipping contest. The swimmer may stand in the water (anywhere) or at the starting block end of the pool. The swimmer’s task is to flip her/his goggles in the air so that they land hanging from the backstroke flags.

Awards: Michigan Masters ribbons for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each event. Special prizes for the overall male and female winners of the plunge dive for distance and for first person to succeed in the goggle-flipping contest. Special Award: Consanguineous Plaque (two relatives, blood- related, and Masters swimmers on each team compete In a 100 yd. Relay). This award has been re-established by Dave Berger and Sue Berger-Mann.

Eligibility: Swimmers must have either a 2023 or 2024 registration with United States Masters Swimming. Standard masters swimming age groups: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, … etc. Swimmer may enter a maximum of 5 swimming events.

Entries & fees:

On-Line Registration: $35.

Online registration closes Thursday, 11/30/23, at 12:00 Noon.

Mail-In Registration: NO MAIL-IN REGISTRATION.

Deck Entry Registration: NO DECK ENTRIES.


By registering for this swim meet, you have purchased a “ticket”. As with a ticket to any sports or entertainment event, there are no refunds or credits if you are unable to attend.

Questions: The meet director is Gregg Brace, Dewitt’s High School Swim Coach  at [email protected]



December 2
12:00 am
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Dewitt High School
13601 Panther Dr
Dewitt, MI 48820 United States
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