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    TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Information for the first two meets in the TYR Masters Grand Prix Series is now available. Go to www.tyrgrandprix.com for more information.

    In this series, age group high point awards will be determined from all three meets. The winners will receive the TYR Transition Backpack - a $64 value.

    All the meets are in cities that are easy to fly to on Southwest.
    Mark Gill

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    TYR Masters Grand Prix News Update # 1

    Welcome to the 2007 TYR Masters Grand Pix Series. These updates will provide you with information about each of the meets in the series.

    The 23rd Annual GRIN Fall Classic in Indianapolis is the first stop in the series. This meet takes place in the famous IU Natatorium, the “Worlds Fastest Pool.” The pool has played host to numerous Olympic Trials, Sr. Nationals, Masters Nationals and YMCA Nationals. In 2009, the natatorium is the site of the 2009 USMS Long Course National Championships.

    Register early to avoid paying a higher entry fee. The fee is $40 if received by October 19th. After the 19th, the fee goes to $50. Need an entry form, go to www.TYRgrandprix.com.


    The second stop on the TYR Masters Grand Prix is the Louisville Invitational. In its third year, this meet continues to attract a large number of swimmers from outside Kentucky. The University of Louisville is a fast two meter deep pool with 9 foot wide lanes. Online registration will be available later this week.

    If the swimming isn’t enough to bring you to Louisville, consider Dave Brubeck. The U of L School of Music presents the Dave Brubeck Quartet in concert 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at Memorial Auditorium. Tickets range from $20 to $75. A block of $15 seats is available for UofL students or they may get a $10 discount for any other seating area. UofL faculty, staff and students (with ID) may buy up to two tickets each at a $10/ticket discount. Call 852-6907 for credit card purchases (a handling charge applies).


    This year the TYR Masters Grand Prix is going to Chicago. After more than a year of negotiating, we have secured the rights to swim in the state of the art Myers-McLoraine Pool in the Ratner Center at the University of Chicago. The facility is a 50-meter bulkhead, 9-lane, 2-meter deep pool operated at 80 F. Online registration will be available soon for this meet. Note: the Illinois consolidate entry form will not be used for this meet.

    Chicago is where the series high point awards will be presented. This year TYR has generously donated the Transition Backpack for our high point swimmers. There will be more information on the high point competition in the next newsletter.

    Now is the time to check into airfares to the grand prix events. Southwest still has discounted fairs to Chicago from most locations
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    October 19th is the deadline to enter before the price increase for the Grin Fall Classic in Indianapolis - the first stop on the TYR Masters Grand Prix Series.

    Online entry is now available for the Louisville Invitational - the second stop on the TYR Masters Grand Prix. Go to www.tyrgrandprix.com
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Results are posted from Day One of the TYR Grand Prix - Louisville.

    The online entry system is open for the TYR Grand Prix Finale in Chicago on December 1st and 2nd.

    Go to www.tyrgrandprix.com
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Due to the holiday weekend and swimmers traveling, the deadline for the TYR Masters Grand Prix Finale in Chicago has been extended until midnight on Tuesday, November 27, 2007. Please pass the word to any team mates that haven't yet registered.

    The meet website and online registration system can be found at www.TYRgrandprix.com As soon as entries close, we will pst the pysch sheets and the extimated timeline for the meet. See you all in Chicago.
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Day One results from the TYR Grand Prix - Chicago are now posted on the meet website www.TYRgrandprix.com. Congratulations to Kevin Doak who lowered his national record in the men's 100 back for 25-29. The record now stands at a 55.65.
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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Final results, individual summaries and TYR Grand Prix Series High Point Winners are now posted at www.TYRgrandprix.com. Congratulations to Kevin Doak who set national records for the 25-29 Men in the 50 and 100 back in Chicago this past weekend.
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Will there be a series this year? I can't find a link to it. Does anyone know where to go for information? Thanks!
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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Any news on whether or not the TYR Masters Grand Prix Series will return this year and if so, where? Also, any other key SCM meets in the midwest area?

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix Series

    Quote Originally Posted by jay325 View Post
    Any news on whether or not the TYR Masters Grand Prix Series will return this year and if so, where? Also, any other key SCM meets in the midwest area?
    The Missouri Valley LMSC has hosted an SCM meet the last few years at the beautiful University of Missouri Aquatic Center (in Columbia, MO). It's usually held the first or second weekend in December.

    Keep an eye on the Missouri Valley web site (www.movymasters.org).

    Anna Lea

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