2003 PVS Long Course Zone All-Star Team

Potomac Valley Swimming will be represented with an ALL-STAR TEAM at the 2003 Eastern Zone Long Course Championship Meet. This year the meet will be held in Pittsburgh, PA. The venue for this meet will be University of Pittsburgh, Joe C. Trees Pool. The date for this meet is August 6 - 10, 2003.

This is a great chance for PVS swimmers to compete against the best in the East, and to get to know and develop friendships with swimmers from other Potomac Valley Clubs.

All PVS swimmers are encouraged to apply for the team. All qualified swimmers in each event will be selected for the team. Each swimmer may enter a total of six events. Swimmer's age for this meet is age as of August 6, 2003. Entry times must be in Long Course Meters and must have been achieved in a PVS/USA sanctioned or approved meet. Indicate the date and meet for verification of entry time. Swimmers are responsible for providing official results for entry times achieved in non PVS competition. Any Athlete falsifying an entry time will be fined $100.

All swimmers will receive a zone team cap, t-shirt, and suit. Addition optional attire is available on the order form. Because of a short turn around time, optional apparel is limited. THE ORDER FORM FOR OPTIONAL ATTIRE IS DUE TO LINDA CRUDUP BY Monday JULY 14TH. (All OPTIONAL ORDER forms are due by Monday JULY 14th). For 14 and Under Championship swimmers, the deadline for your uniform order form is Monday, July 21, 2003 at 5PM. If you are sure you are attending the zone meet, please turn in your order form by July 14th to assure getting all the outfitting you would like to purchase. All optional order forms must have payment included with the form.

Checks for optional zone apparel must be made payable to Aardvark Swim & Sport.

ORDER FORM CAN BE FOUND ON PVS WEB PAGE.

The team fee for each PVS swimmer is $70.00 (which includes a swimsuit, T-shirt, swim cap and all events swam.) Please make check payable to Potomac Valley Swimming. Please include your club name and the name of swimmer on the check.

Recommended accommodations are listed with the meet announcement. Swimmers and parents must make their own hotel arrangements. Cost of lodging, transportation, and food are the swimmer's/ parent's responsibility. Please make reservations early.

Potomac Valley Swimming is responsible for proving timers and officials for this meet. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Linda Crudup.

Potomac Valley will have warm ups on Tuesday August 5th at Joe C. Trees Pool for all age groups. Potomac Valley Coaches will be on deck at that time. WARM UP TIME WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER.

Eastern Zone Open water Championships will be Sunday August 10th, 2003. To be held at Moraine State Park, Portersville, PA. Potomac Valley will not have coaches available for this event. All teams and swimmers may enter this event on their own. The application for this event is posted on the PVS web page.

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: Entries must be submitted by Clubs or Teams via standard PVS entry procedures.

COACHES:

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MONDAY JULY, 14 2003 at 5pm for 15 & over swimmers.

DEADLINE FOR 14 & Under Championship SWIMMERS IS MONDAY JULY 21, 2003 AT 5 PM. Uniform Order forms may be turned in for this age group until July 21, 2003 at 5PM. If you are sure you are attending the zone meet, please turn your uniform order form in by July 14th to assure getting all the outfitting you would like to purchase. All optional uniform order forms must have payment included with the form.

ALL ENTRY DEADLINES WILL BE FINAL.

ALL ENTRIES MAY BE EMAILED. EMAIL CONFIRMATION WILL BE RETURNED. PLEASE INCLUDE PHONE NUMBER with the email.

PLEASE PUT A HARD COPY IN MAIL TO INCLUDE PROOF OF TIMES. INCLUDE $70 FEE FOR EACH SWIMMER ENTERED.

SEND ENTRIES TO: Linda Crudup
13107 Keverton Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
PHONE# (301) 249- 1803
E-MAIL -LindaC0112@aol.com