WAM Invitational

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2014

 

The Facility

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Sports and Recreation Center: host of the 2013 Bay State Conference Championships, 2013 New England Senior Championships, 2014 MIAA Boys North & Central/South Championships, 2014 America East Conference Championships, and the 2014 NEWMAC Championships. WPI boasts:

  • Ten-lane SCM competition course with five additional lanes of warm-up/warm-down
  • Electronic timing and LED scoreboard
  • Underwater camera system
  • Vast deck space for 500 swimmers. Spectator seating for over 400 persons
  • Free parking in Worcester’s first green rooftop parking garage, just meters from the pool.

WPI Pool

Entries

Regular entries close Wednesday, April 16 or before, if the meet is deemed full at 400 swimmers. If the meet is not full, late entries will be accepted until Tuesday, April 22 at 6 pm, and attract a late penalty of $20. Be sure to register early!

Registration

Online registration is available. Click here for mail-in registration forms. Please keep in mind that warm-up starts at 8 am and the meet begins at 9 am.

Hotels

There are a number of hotels within a five-minute drive of the pool. Our suggestions are:

Holiday Inn Express
110 Summer Street
Worcester, MA 01608
508-757-0400
http://www.expressworcester.com/
 
Quality Inn & Suites
50 Oriol Drive
Worcester, MA 01605
508-852-2800
http://www.qualityinnworcester.com/
 
Courtyard by Marriott
72 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
508-363-0300

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-rooms/boswr-courtyard-worcester/

Contact Us

For direct queries, please email WAMinvitational@gmail.com.

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Excited Much!?

Are you also unable to contain your excitement about the pool and all the fast swimming that you will be doing? Well, join us in releasing it all on Twitter (#WAMinviteSoHard) and our Facebook event page!

15th FINA World Masters Championships

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The WAM Invitational can be used as a late qualifier for the 15th FINA World Masters Championships. Times swum in Short Course Meters can count towards qualifying for Worlds; just add 2% to your time. The qualifying standards can be found here. Entries for Worlds close June 1, 2014.