PVS OCTOBER OPEN MEET
October 18-20, 2002

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction # PVS-03-03

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Curl-Burke Swim Club
Occoquan Swimming Potomac Marlins

Meet Directors:

Potomac Marlins
Bill Marlin
703- 820-7946 (#2)

Curl Burke Swimming
Kit Mathews
301- 524-4775

Occuquan Swimming
Dave Tonessen
703-590-9296

Club Officials Chairman: Mt Vernon
James VanErden
703-239-2963
jim.vanerden@goodwill.org
Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex #1
Art Davis
(703) 625-9288
emerand@erols.com
Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex #2
Dave Tonnesen
703-590-9296
tonnesen@erols.com

Meet Locations:

Mount Vernon
2017 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, VA 22313
703- 768-3223

Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex #1
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD
301-583-2400

Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex #2
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD
301-583-2400



Schedule:

Session

Warm-up

Events Start

Friday Events

5:00 - 5:40 pm

5:50 pm

13 & Over -- Men and Women
Saturday & Sunday

7:00 am - 8:00 am

8:10 am

9 - 12 year old -- Men and Women
Saturday & Sunday

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

1:30 pm

Note: Meet Director will determine if session start times or check-in times will need to be adjusted based on number of entries received.


Eligibility:

Open to all Potomac Valley Swimming registered athletes. Also, open to registered athletes of invited USA Swimming clubs. Clubs interested in participating should request an invitation from the PVS Competion Committee Chairman, Jim Garner at 301-977-1222 or garner@garnerjim.net

Swimmers shall compete at the age attained on the first day of the meet. It may be necessary to limit entries due to time constraints.

Warnings:

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.

Rules:

Current USA Swimming rules shall govern the meet. All events are timed finals. A contestant may enter no more than FIVE events per day or ELEVEN events during the meet.
SEED TIMES ARE SHORT COURSE YARDS

Events 5-6 9-12 year old 500 Freestyle will be swum fast to slow alternating women and men. It will then be followed by Events 7-8 13&over 1000 Freestyle which will also be swum fast to slow alernating women and men.

Positive Check In:

All events 200 Yards or longer will be deck seeded. The Meet Director will determine if positive check-in will be required for any events of 100 Yards or shorter. Athletes who check in to a deck-seeded event, have been seeded, and fail to swim the event will be barred from their next scheduled individual event, unless excused by the Referee before the event takes place.

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: All certified officials wishing to volunteer to work this meet please contact the appropriate club officials chairman shown above prior to October 13. Please include your club affiliation, certifications hel,d 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. A timer is required for each 25 entries. The number of timers being committed must be included on the club master entry. The number of timers required will be adjusted when club is providing other officials. Acceptance of the club entry is based upon compliance with the above. Host clubs are required to provide one timer per lane.

Supervision:

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

Admission Programs:

There is no admission charge. Programs for each session will be available for $1.50 each. Working officials and coaches receive a free program.

Awards:

Ribbons will be provided to top 8 swimmers in 9-10, 11-12 and 9-12 year old events.

Fees:

Fees for individual events are $2.75.

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.
    • 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 for this meet can be downloaded and then imported into team manager. (download "03mm101802.zip", unzip it and then go to team manager/file/import/meet events). To download as a file, you may need in Netscape to right click on the mouse and select "Save Link as" and with Microsoft Explorer right click on the mouse and select "Save Target As"

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. .
  • 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 appropriate meet director (listed below.) Include in the subject heading type, "2002 PVS October Open - ****" with the club's initials substituted in place of the asterisks.

Late/Deck Entries:

Late (deck) entries are $10.00 per individual event and must be submitted no later than 45 minutes prior to the first event of each session. Swimmers will first be entered into open lanes in existing heats on a first come, first served basis. In the event of a significantly over subscribed session, the Meet Director reserves the right to not accept deck entries.

Deadline:

The Meet Director must receive all entries for this meet no later than

5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Make Checks Payable To:

Potomac Valley Swimming
 

Send Entries To:

(Mt Vernon)
Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171
703 820 7946 (#2)
btmarlin@erols.com

(PGS&LC #1)
Kit Mathews
2 North Pendleton Court
Frederick, MD 21703
301-524-4775
kwmathews@earthlink.net

(PGS&LC #2)
Dave Tonnesen
13453 Photo Drive
Woodbridge, VA. 22193
703-590-9296
tonnesen@erols.com

 

Reminder:

Entry fees are due with each club's meet entry. Unpaid fees will be reported to the PVS Administrative Office at the conclusion of the meet. No further entries will be accepted from clubs for future meets until all entry fees are paid in full by the club to the meet director.

 

 

Locations

To divide entries, teams have been assigned as follows:
NOTE: Assignments of clubs to pool sites will be reviewed after entries are received. If necessary to achieve reasonable balance, clubs may be reassigned.

Mt Vernon PGS&LC #1 PGS&LC #2
AAC ANSC AU BSC AVST DCPR
JCCW MAKO CUBU DESI FAST FBST
PM SNOW GMU HACC FGAC FISH
TCSD YORK PGKS TIBU JFD MACH
UMD MMSC MSSC
OCCS RMSC
TESC TNT
VSC WARD

Events
Friday, October 18

Warm-up 5:00 5:40 pm     Events 5:50 pm

Swimmers must provide own timer for Friday night session for 500 and 1000 Free.

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

1

13 & Over 50 yd Backstroke

2

3 %

9-12 200 Backstroke

4 %

5 #

9-12 500 yd Freestyle

6 #

7 $

Open 1,000 yd Freestyle

8 $

% - Check in time 9-12 200 Backstroke 5:20 pm
# - Check in time 9-12 500 Freestyle 5:40 pm
(swum fast to slow alternating women and men)
$ - Check in time 1000 Freestyle 6:00 pm
(swum fast to slow alternating women and men)


Events
Saturday, October 19

13 & Over Swimmers

Warm-up 7:00 8:00 am     Events 8:10 am

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

9

13 & Over 50 Breaststroke

10

11

13 & Over 100 yd Butterfly

12

13 %

13 & Over 200 yd Freestyle

14 %

15#

13 & Over 200 yd Breaststroke

16 #

17 #

13 & Over 200 yd Backstroke

18 #

19

13 & Over 100 yd Freestyle

20

21 $

Open 400 Individual Medley

22 $

% - Check in time 200 Free -- 7:40 am
# - Check in time 200 Breaststroke and 200 Backstroke 8:10am
$ - Check in time 400 Individual Medley -- 9:00am



Sunday, October 20 Events

13 & Over Swimmers

Warm-up 7:00 8:00 am     Events 8:10 am

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

49

13 & Over 50 yd Butterfly

50

51

13 & Over 100 yd Backstroke

52

53 %

13 & Over 200 yd Individual Medley

54 %

55 #

13 & Over 200 yd Butterfly

56 #

57

13 & Over 100 yd Breaststroke

58

59

13 & Over 50 yd Freestyle

60

61 $

13 & Over 500 yd Freestyle

62 $

% - Check in time 200 Individual Medley -- 7:40 am
# - Check in time 200 Butterfly 8:10am
$ - Check in time 500 Freestyle -- 9:00am





Events
Saturday, October 19

9-12 Year Old Swimmers

Warm-up 12:20 1:20 pm     Events 1:30 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

23

9-10 50 yd Butterfly

24

25

11-12 50 yd Butterfly

26

27 %

9-10 200 yd Freestyle

28 %

29 %

11-12 200 yd Freestyle

30 %

31

9-10 100 yd Breaststroke

32

33

11-12 100 yd Breaststroke

34

35

9-10 100 yd Backstroke

36

37

11-12 100 yd Backstroke

38

39 #

9-12 200 yd Breaststroke

40 #

41

9-10 50 yd Freestyle

42

43

11-12 50 yd Freestyle

44

45

9-10 100 yd Individual Medley

46

47

11-12 100 yd Individual Medley

48

% - Check in time 200 Freestyle -- 1:00 pm
# - Check in time 200 Breaststroke 2:00 pm



Sunday, October 20 Events

9-12 Year Old Swimmers

Warm-up 12:20 pm 1:20 pm     Events 1:30 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

63

9-10 50 yd Backstroke

64

65

11-12 50 yd Backstroke

66

67 %

9-10 200 yd Individual Medley

68 %

69 %

11-12 200 yd Individual Medley

70 %

71

9-10 100 yd Butterfly

72

73

11-12 100 yd Butterfly

74

75 #

9-12 200 yd Butterfly

76 #

77

9-10 50 yd Breaststroke

78

79

11-12 50 yd Breaststroke

80

81

9-10 100 yd Freestyle

82

83

11-12 100 yd Freestyle

84

% - Check in time 200 Individual Medley -- 1:00 pm
# - Check in time 200 Butterfly 2:00 pm