PVS Long Course
Junior Championships
July 19-21, 2002

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction #PVS-02-0719-38
(also sanctioned by
Potomac Valley LMSC for USMS, Inc. #102-105)

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Potomac Marlins

Meet Director: Bill Marlin
Meet Location: George Mason University
4400 University Blvd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 993-3939
Schedule: Session Warm-up Events
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
2:30 - 3:20 pm
3:30 pm
Eligibility: Open to Potomac Valley Swimming registered athletes age 13 & Over as of the first day of the meet. Contestants must not have bettered the qualifying times for PVS Senior LC Champs (either SCY or LCM) for any event entered in this meet.

Any club that enters an unregistered or improperly registered athlete, falsifies an entry in any way, or permits an unregistered coach to represent them, will be fined the sum of $100.00 and no further entries will be accepted from that club until the said fine has been paid.

Entry fees are due with meet entry. Unpaid fees will be reported to the PVS Administrative Office at the conclusion of the meet.


Current USA Swimming rules shall govern the meet. A contestant may compete in a maximum of six (6) individual events, and compete in no more than three (3) individual events per day. Any athlete who betters the Not Faster Than times for PVS Junior Champs after the submission of entries is precluded from competing in that event at this meet. An athelete may not swim an event at this meet if they have entered it as bonus event at PVS 2002 Senior LC Championship.

All events are timed finals.

All entry times must be actually achieved LCM times. Do not enter with a time achieved prior to July 9, 2000. No "NO TIMES" are permitted nor are times converted to LCM

No late entries are permitted for this meet.
Positive Check In: Positive check-in is required for all individual events 400 Meters and longer. These events will be seeded on the deck. The Meet Director reserves the right to check in events of 200 Meters or shorter. (See amendment to establishes positive check-in for all events.) Swimmers who do not check-in will be scratched from that event. Athletes who have checked in, have been seeded, and fail to swim the event will be barred from their next scheduled individual event.
Order of Swims: The 800 and 1500 M Freestyle will be swum Fast to Slow and alternating Women and Men.
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.
Late Entries/ Time Trial: No late (deck) entries will be accepted.
Time trials will not be conducted at this meet.
Supervision: Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers 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
Officials: All certified officials wishing to volunteer to work this meet please contact the PM Officials Chairman, James VanErden at 703-239-2963 or email prior to July 14. Please include your club affiliation, certifications held, and sessions you wish to work. Officials volunteering should sign in at the recording table prior to the start of Warm-ups. Certified officials who have not previously advised of their availability may volunteer their services to the Referee at this time.
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 $4.50.
Fees: Fees for individual events are $4.75.
Meet Entry Procedures: General Instructions:
  • Entires may be submitted (1) manually, (2) by sending a disk to the meet direcrtor or (3) via e-mail.
  • Follow the instructions under the appropriate heding below. The immediately following rules apply regardless of method chosen.
    • Each club is requested to remit one check to cover the entry fees for the entire team. Please put the club name on the entry check (if not a club check) and note the number of entries. Please do not send cash. Meet directors have been instructed not to accept telephone or fax entries.
    • All 800 and 1500 entries must include verification of time (date & meet). Including this information with Hy- Tek file satisfies this requirement. Entries without verification will not be accepted. Entries in the 800 and 1500 Freestyle events may need to be limited by time constraints.
    • Entries not submitted on the required forms, not complete, not legible or not in the required electronic format, will not be accepted and will be returned. The Meet Director will not be held responsible if there is no time to properly resubmit the entry.
    • Individual or unattached entries will only be accepted by manual entry sent to the address listed below.
    • Optional: Before preparing your entries, events and LCM QT's for this meet can be downloaded and then imported into team manager, then go to team manager/file/import/meet events). The file is available zipped "" or may be requested directly from the . (Downloadable file has now been loaded.)

Manual Entries:
  • Manual entries must 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. Short course entry times must be designated with a capital letter "Y".
  • There will be a $1.00 surcharge per athlete for manual entries of 10 or more.
Disk Entries:
  • Submit the Hy-Tek commlink II file along with an "entry cover sheet." The team manager meet entry report files must also be sent one by swimmer and one by event. The name and phone number of the club representative submitting the email must also be included.
E-mail Entries:
  • Club E-mail entries will be accepted provided the transmission time is prior to entry deadline.
  • Attach one report by event, one by name (save as Word for Windows in Team Manager)
  • Attach commlink file
  • In body of e-mail give total number of splashes (men, women, total entry) and contact information (name, phone, e-mail address)
  • Remember to also send entry fee check via USPS
  • Clubs submitting by email should submit entries to, in the subject heading type, "2002 PVS LC Junior Champs - ****" with the club's initials substituted in place of the asterisks.
Deadline: The Meet Director must receive all entries for this meet no later than
5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2002.
Make Checks Payable to:
Potomac Valley Swimming
Send entries to: Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171
(703)-820-7946 mailbox #2

Order Of Events
PVS Junior Long Course Championship
Ages 13 & Over
Warm-up: 2:30 - 3:20 pm Events: 3:30 pm
No Faster Than Event No Faster Than Men's
Meters Yards
(See Note)
Meters Yards
(See Note)
 Friday, July 19, 2002
1 1:24.201:12.60 13 & Older 100 M Breaststroke 1:15.60 1:04.80 2
3 2:17.00 2:00.00 13 & Older 200 M Freestyle 2:06.00 1:50.00 4
5 1:12.60 1:02.80 13 & Older 100 M Butterfly 1:06.10 57.00 6
7 2:36.60 2:16.30 13 & Older 200 M Individual Medley 2:23.50 2:04.50 8
9 9:57.60 10:55.00 13 & Older 800 M Freestyle 9:17.50 10:13.00 10
 Saturday, July 20, 2002
11 5:32.10 4:50.00 13 & Older 400 M Individual Medley 5:04.10 4:26.10 12
13 29.70 25.70 13 & Older 50 M Freestyle 27.00 23.30 14
15 3:01.00 2:37.00 13 & Older 200 M Breaststroke 2:46.00 2:22.80 16
17 1:13.80 1:04.00 13 & Older 100 M Backstroke 1:07.30 58.60 18
19 4:51.00 5:24.00 13 & Older 400 M Freestyle 4:31.00 4:59.00 20
 Sunday, July 21, 2002
21 2:36.00 2:17.00 13 & Older 200 M Backstroke 2:25.50 2:06.80 22
23 1:04.00 56.00 13 & Older 100 M Freestyle 58.00 50.20 24
25 2:39.10 2:21.00 13 & Older 200 M Butterfly 2:26.30 2:09.80 26
27 19:39.30 18:56.00 13 & Older 1500 M Freestyle 18:34.30 17:56.00 28
Seed Times Are Long Course Meters.
Do not enter with "NT", SCY times or converted times.
Special note: SCY times are provided for reference only since swimmers who have a SCY time which exceeds these times are not eligible to swim that event.

Check-In Deadlines

Event # Event Deadline
9 - 1013 & Older 800M Freestyle 4:30 pm Friday
11 - 12 13 & Older 400M Individual Medley 3:00 pm Saturday
19 - 20 13 & Older 400M Freestyle 4:30 pm Saturday
27 - 2813 & Older 1500M Freestyle 4:30 pm Sunday