AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2002 TO CHANGE
TEAM ASSIGNMENTS AT PGS&LC


AMENDED OCTOBER 17, 2002 TO CORRECT
EVENT 8 IN MEET ENTRY FILE


AMENDED OCTOBER 1, 2002 TO UPDATE
FBST MEET DIRECTOR'S E-MAIL ADDRESS


AMENDED SEPTEMBER 20, 2002 TO REVERSE WHEN
13&OVER 50 BREAST AND 50 BACK WILL BE SWUM
(Please use new event numbers when entering these events.)


AMENDED SEPTEMBER 18, 2002 TO CORRECT
TEAM ASSIGNMENTS AT PGS&LC POOL.
(All teams are now assigned to opposite course to place host clubs in the proper course.)


PVS NOVEMBER OPEN MEET
November 8-10, 2002

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction # PVS-03-05

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Maryland Suburban Swim Club
Potomac Marlins Fort Belvoir Swim Team

Meet Directors:

Fort Belvoir Swim Team
George Stevens
703-768-9555

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

Maryland Suburban Swim Club
Chris Huott
301-252-0694

Club Officials Chairman: Lee District
John McDonald
703-780-0759
tjamkmcd@erols.com
Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex #1
James VanErden
703-239-2963
jim.vanerden@goodwill.org
Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex #2
Angie Kotonias
301-890-7591
akotonias@yahoo.com

Meet Locations:

Lee District
6601 Telegraph Road
Alexandria, VA 22313
703- 922-9840

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

9-12 -- Men and Women
Saturday & Sunday

7:00 am - 8:00 am

8:10 am

13 & Over year old -- Men and Women
Saturday & Sunday

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

1:10 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 1650 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 November 3. 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 "05mm110802.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 November 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 29, 2002

Make Checks Payable To:

Potomac Valley Swimming
 

Send Entries To:

(Lee District)
George Stevens
2412 Belle Haven Meadow Court
Alexandria, VA 22306
703 768-9555
gstevens3@cox.net

(PGS&LC #1)
Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171
703 820 7946 (#2)
btmarlin@erols.com

(PGS&LC #2)
Chris Huott
P.O. Box 570
Beltsville, Maryland 20704
301-252-0694
chrish@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.

Lee District PGS&LC #1 PGS&LC #2
AAC ANSC BSC DESI AU CUBU
(except AU and Georgetown Prep)
AVST DCPR FAST FGAC GMU JFD
FBST FISH JCCW PM MMSC MSSC
HACC MACH RMSC TESC PGKS TCSD
MAKO OCCS TIBU CUBU
(AU and Georgetown Prep only)
UMD WARD
SNOW TNT
VSC YORK

Events
Friday, November 8

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

Swimmers must provide own timer for Friday night session for 500 and 1650 Free.

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

1

13 & Over 50 yd Butterfly

2

3 %

9-12 200 Butterfly

4 %

5 #

9-12 500 yd Freestyle

6 #

7 $

Open 1650 yd Freestyle

8 $

% - Check in time 9-12 200 Butterfly 5:20 pm
# - Check in time 9-12 500 Freestyle 5:40 pm
(swum fast to slow alternating women and men)
$ - Check in time 1650 Freestyle 6:00 pm
(swum fast to slow alternating women and men)


Events
Saturday, November 9

9-12 year old Swimmers

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

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

9

9-10 50 yd Backstroke

10

11

11-12 50 yd Backstroke

12

13 %

9-10 200 yd Individual Medley

14 %

15 %

11-12 200 yd Individual Medley

16 %

17

9-10 100 yd Butterfly

18

19

11-12 100 yd Butterfly

20

21 #

9-12 200 yd Backstroke

22 #

23

9-10 50 yd Breaststroke

24

25

11-12 50 yd Breaststroke

26

27

9-10 100 yd Freestyle

28

29

11-12 100 yd Freestyle

30

% - Check in time 200 Individual Medley -- 7:40 am
# - Check in time 200 Backstroke 8:40am





Sunday, November 10 Events

9-12 year old Swimmers

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

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

45

9-10 50 yd Butterfly

46

47

11-12 50 yd Butterfly

48

49 %

9-10 200 yd Freestyle

50 %

51 %

11-12 200 yd Freestyle

52 %

53

9-10 100 yd Breaststroke

54

55

11-12 100 yd Breaststroke

56

57

9-10 100 yd Backstroke

58

59

11-12 100 yd Backstroke

60

61 #

9-12 200 yd Breaststroke

62 #

63

9-10 50 yd Freestyle

64

65

11-12 50 yd Freestyle

66

67

9-10 100 yd Individual Medley

68

69

11-12 100 yd Individual Medley

70

% - Check in time 200 Freestyle -- 7:40 am
# - Check in time 200 Breastroke 8:40 am





Events
Saturday, November 9

13 & Over Swimmers

Warm-up 12:00 noon 1:00 pm     Events 1:10 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

31A

13 & Over 50 yd Breaststroke

32A

33

13 & Over 100 yd Backstroke

34

35 %

13 & Over 200 yd Individual Medley

36 %

37 #

13 & Over 200 yd Butterfly

38 #

39

13 & Over 100 yd Breaststroke

40

41

13 & Over 50 yd Freestyle

42

43 $

13 & Over 500 yd Freestyle

44 $

% - Check in time 200 Individual Medley -- 12:40 pm
# - Check in time 200 Butterfly 1:10 pm
$ - Check in time 500 Freestyle 2:10 pm



Sunday, November 10 Events

13 & Over Swimmers

Warm-up 12:00 noon 1:00 pm     Events 1:10 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

71A

13 & Over 50 Backstroke

72A

73

13 & Over 100 yd Butterfly

74

75 %

13 & Over 200 yd Freestyle

76 %

77 #

13 & Over 200 yd Breaststroke

78 #

79 $

13 & Over 200 yd Backstroke

80 $

81

13 & Over 100 yd Freestyle

82

83 &

Open 400 Individual Medley

84 &

% - Check in time 200 Freestyle -- 12:40 pm
# - Check in time 200 Breaststroke 1:10 pm
$ - Check in time 200 Backstroke 1:40 pm
& - Check in time 400 ndividual Medley 2:10 pm