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    TYR Masters Grand Prix

    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.

    It is not too late to enter. This is the only meet in the series that is allowing deck entries. The fee is $50. Contact Meet Director Cheryl Gettelfinger at cgettelfinger@att.net for more information. 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 is now available.

    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 pool divided into two 9-lane, 25 meter courses that are 2-meters deep and 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

    For more information visit www.TYRgrandprix.com
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix

    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

    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

    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.
    Mark Gill

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix

    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

    Sooo, any info on the 2008 series meets?

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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix

    It would be nice to take a look at the event order and maybe enter the meet... Mark? Mark? Anyone? Anyone?
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    Re: TYR Masters Grand Prix

    I found the information for the Indianapolis meet on the GRIN website. On the USMS website main page, click on the tab at the top for Local Programs. Then click on local LMSC websites, and then Indiana. Once you have entered the Indiana website, look under meet information.

    Once Mark has the Tyr Grand Prix website updated, you should be able to enter online. I will see him at Convention, and will check to see when he thinks it may be updated.
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