AMENDED FEBRUARY 12, 2002 TO ALLOW
OFFICIALS TO APPLY DIRECTLY TO OFFICIATE MEET


PVS SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS
February 28 - March 3, 2002

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction # PVS-02-0228-22

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Curl Burke Swim Club

Meet Director:

CUBU
Kit Mathews
(301) 524-4775

Meet Location:

Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD
301-583-2400

Schedule:

Session

Thursday

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Preliminaries Warm-up  6:30 am - 7:50 am
Events   8:00 am
Finals Warm-up 4:20 - 5:20 pm 4:30 pm - 5:50 pm
Events 5:30 pm 6:00 pm

Eligibility:

Open to all USA Swimming registered athletes, with priority being given to PVS athletes. Contestants must have equaled or bettered the applicable no slower than (NST) qualifying times listed. Do not enter with a time achieved prior to February 18, 2000

All entry times and USA Swimming memberships are subject to verification. Any athlete not achieving a QT, may be asked to prove the entry time to the Meet Director prior to the end of the meet.

Rules:

Current USA Swimming rules shall govern the meet. All events are trials and finals, except for relays and the 1000 and 1650 freestyle, which will be timed finals. Evening event's heats will be swum in the following order: "A", "B", and "C"

Positive check-in is required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and longer These events will be seeded on the deck. Swimmers and relay teams not checked-in will be scratched from that event. Athletes who have checked in, been seeded, and fail to swim the event will be barred from their next scheduled individual event.

1000 & 1650 Timed Finals:

Swum fastest to slowest, and will alternate women and men if only one course is used. If two courses are used, the slowest heats may be moved to permit both courses to finish at approximately the same time. The fastest heat of the Women's 1000 and Men's 1650 will be swum as the first event of the evening program on Sunday. Positive check-in is required. Verification of time must be submitted with entry.

Relays:

There is no limit of relay entries per club for each relay.Only two teams may score in the 400 Free, 800 Free and 400 Medley Relays. The 200 Free and 200 Medley Relays will NOT be scored.

Individual Events:

A contestant may compete in a maximum of seven (7) individual events, and compete in no more than three (3) individual events per day.

Special Note: It is anticipated preliminaries will be conducted in separate courses for Men and Women. Athletes should select their events with that in mind.

Breaks:

There will be NO SCHELDULED BREAKS prior to start of distance events or relays.

Withdrawing from Finals

PVS scratch rules apply for swimmers scratching finals. If a swimmer fails to properly scratch from a final event and does not appear for the final, he/she "will be barred from further competition for the remainder of the meet.

Deck Entries:

No deck entries will be accepted.

Time Trials:

Time trials will be conducted at this meet and swum after the finals session each day. Time trial fees are $10.00 /attempt. Time trials are only for those athletes entered in the meet, and are swum in the following order; those events contested that day, followed by those events remaining to be contested, followed by those events already contested. Athletes will be permitted one time trial per time trial session scheduled provided that this does not cause them to exceed the daily event participation limitations. Swimmers are required to provide their own timer for time trials.

Supervision:

Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers and families and for cleaning up their team areas.

Scoring:

Events: 20, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Relays: 40, 34, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22, 18, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2

Warm-up:

The prescribed Potomac Valley Swimming warm-up procedures and safety policies will be followed. The meet director may determine the structure of the warm-up, including times and lane assignments.

Officials:

Officials assigned to this meet sign in at the recording table at the start of the warm-up. Certified officials, who have not been contacted, should volunteer their services to the referee.

The staffing of this meet is being coordinated by the PVS Officials Committee. Officials interested in volunteering to work this meet should contact their club officials chairman prior to February 18th or provide the information included in the attached spreadsheet to Frank Persico, Vice-Chairman, PVS Officials Committee. Assignments will be posted to the PVS Website no later than Monday, February 25.

Timers:

Participating clubs are required to provide timers in proportion to their entries. The meet director will determine the number of timers per club and lane assignments. The host club(s) are required to provide one timer per lane.

Admission Programs:

There is no admission charge. Program for all sessions will be available for $10.00, and will include a finals program coupon for each evening session at no additional charge

Fees:

Fees for individual events are $4.25; relay events are $8.25. Each club is requested to remit one check to cover the entry fees for the entire team. Please do not send cash. Meet directors have been instructed not to accept telephone entries. Any team that enters more than 10 swimmers and does not use Hy-Tek, will incur a surcharge of $1.00 per swimmer

Entries:

Computer disk entries (Hy-Tek) require a meet entry report by swimmer and a meet entry report by event from team manager. Entries may also be submitted on the PVS master entry sheet. Also submit a completed "entry cover sheet". Signature and phone number of a club official must be included with entry for validation of entries. No late entries are permitted for this meet. Entries may also be submitted via email to kwmathews@earthlink.net

All relays must be submitted on PVS master entry sheet.
All 1000 and 1650 entries must include verification (date & meet) of time. Distance entries without verification will not be accepted.

Entry times:

Long course entry times must be designated with a capital letter "L". These non-conforming times will be seeded after short course entry times. Entries not submitted on the required forms, are not complete or are not legible, will not be accepted and will be returned.

Deadline:

The meet director must receive all entries for this meet no later than

5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 20, 2002.

Entering from Another Meet

Athletes achieving a qualifying time for the first time after the meet entry deadline for this meet will be allowed to enter. Email your entries Kit Mathews at kwmathews@earthlink.net by 5pm on Tuesday, February 26, 2002.

Checks:

Make checks payable to:

Potomac Valley Swimming

Send entries to:

Kit Mathews
2 North Pendleton Court
Frederick, MD 21703
301- 524-4775
kwmathews@earthlink.net




Check-In Deadlines
Event # Event Deadline
1 W 1650 Freestyle Thurs 5:00 pm
2 M 1000 Freestyle Thurs 5:00 pm
9, 10 400 Individual Medley Fri 9:00 am
11, 12 800 Free Relay Fri 9:00 am
19, 20 500 Freestyle Sat 9:00 am
23, 24 400 Medley Relay Sat 6:00 pm
35 W 1000 Freestyle Sat 6:00 pm
36 M 1650 Freestyle Sat 6:00 pm
37, 38 400 Free Relay Sun 6:00 pm


Thursday, February 28, 2002

Warm-up 4:20 5:20 pm     Events 5:30 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

1 $ #

19:58.29Y

1650 YD Freestyle

  

20:30.09L

  

1000 YD Freestyle

11:20.99Y

2 $ #

9:39.19L

Y = short course yards L = long course meters
# Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
$ Timed Finals. Heats swum fastest to slowest. Verification of time required.


Friday, March 1, 2002

Preliminaries -- Warm-up 6:30 7:50 am     Events 8:00 am

Finals -- Warm-up 4:30 5:50 pm     Events 6:00 pm



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

3

2:07.99Y

200 Yd Freestyle

2:00.09Y

4

2:23.19L

2:16.39L

5

1:17.59Y

100 Yd Breaststroke

1:10.99Y

6

1:28.99L

1:17.09L

7

1:09.29Y

100 Yd Butterfly

1:03.59Y

8

1:18.99L

1:12.59L

9 #

5:09.99Y

400 Yd Individual Medley

4:58.99Y

10 #

5:51.99L

5:36.09L

11 & #

8:57.59Y

800 Yd Freestyle Relay

8:24.39Y

12 & #

10:01.39L

9:32.89L

Y = short course yards L = long course meters
# Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
& Timed Finals. Heats swum from second fastest to slowest in the preliminary session. Fastest heat will be swum as the last event in the finals session. Times subject to verification.



Saturday, March 2, 2002

Preliminaries -- Warm-up 6:30 7:50 am     Events 8:00 am

Finals -- Warm-up 4:30 5:50 pm     Events 6:00 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

13

2:47.99Y

200 Yd Breaststroke

2:35.99Y

14

3:11.99L

2:58.99L

15

27.19Y

50 Yd Freestyle

24.79Y

16

30.99L

28.09L

17

1:07.99Y

100 Yd Backstroke

1:03.59Y

18

1:15.39L

1:12.09L

19 #

5:38.79Y

500 Yd Freestyle

5:22.99Y

20 #

5:05.79L

4:54.99L

21 @

1:54.19Y

200 Yd Freestyle Relay

1:44.19Y

22 @

2:10.19L

1:57.99L

23 % #

4:47.59Y

400 Yd Medley Relay

4:23.79Y

24 % #

5:22.89L

4:57.39L

# Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
@ Unscored Event. Timed finals and will be swum slowest to fastest in the preliminary session only.
% Timed finals and will be fastest to slowest in the finals session.



Sunday, March 3, 2002

Preliminaries -- Warm-up 6:30 7:50 am     Events 8:00 am

Finals -- Warm-up 4:30 5:50 pm     Events 6:00 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

25

2:25.99Y

200 Yd Backstroke

2:18.99Y

26

2:44.99L

2:36.99L

27

58.49Y

100 Yd Freestyle

52.99Y

28

1:07.39L

1:01.39L

29

2:39.99Y

200 Yd Butterfly

2:34.59Y

30

2:57.99L

2:50.59L

31

2:23.99Y

200 Yd Individual Medley

2:14.99Y

32

2:45.99L

2:34.99L

33 @

2:23.79Y

200 Yd Medley Relay

2:11.89Y

34 @

2:41.49L

2:28.69L

35 $ #

11:40.89Y

1000 Yd Freestyle

  

10:42.89L

  

1650 Yd Freestyle

19:00.49Y

36 $ #

19:38.79L

37 % #

4:07.79Y

400 Yd Freestyle Relay

3:42.59Y

38 % #

4:43.09L

4:17.89L

# Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
@ Unscored Event. Timed finals and will be swum slowest to fastest in the preliminary session only.
% Timed finals and will be fastest to slowest in the finals session.
$ Timed finals. Heats swum from second fastest to slowest in prelims. Fastest heat will be swum as the first event in the finals session. Verification of time required.