PVS January Distance Meet
January 4-5, 2003

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction #PVS-03-15

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:
The Capitol Sea Devils

Meet Director:  The Capitol Sea Devils
Lyn Hellmann
(703) 917-9208
Meet Location: Mt Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, VA 22313
703- 768-3223
Schedule: Session  Warm-up Events 
Saturday 1:00 - 1:30 pm 1:40 pm
Sunday 1:00 - 1:30 pm   1:40 pm
Eligibility:  Meet open to all Potomac Valley Swimming registered athletes age 10 years old and older. 
Qualifying Time:  Any swimmer who has equaled or bettered:
25:00.00 for a 1500M/1650Y event      15:00.00 for a 800M/1000Y event 
Coaches times may be submitted in lieu of Official Times
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 per occurrence 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:  The competition will be conducted in accordance with current USA Swimming rules. 
Order of Swims:  The meet will be seeded and swum according to submitted entry times regardless of age. Heats will be swum fastest to slowest, alternating Women and Men. Expected swim times, and check in requirements will be posted to the PVS Web Page at www.pvswim.org no later than Tuesday, December 31, 2002.
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. During the meet there will be continuous warm-up/warm-down water. Persons will be assigned to monitor these areas. If at any time conditions become unsafe, the area will be closed for the remainder of the session.
Awards  Medals will be awarded to sixth place separately in the following age groups: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 and Over. 
Officials:  Officials assigned to this meet, please sign in at the recording table prior to the start of each warm-up session. Certified Officials who have not been contacted should volunteer their services to the Deck Referee.
Timers: Each swimmer must provide their own timer (required) and if desired, a lap counter.
Supervision:  Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers and for cleaning up their team areas. 
Fees:  All entries are $3.75. 
Admissions/ Programs: There is no admission charge. A complimentarty copy of the Psych sheet will be provided to coaches and working officials.
Meet Entry Procedures:  Each Club is requested to submit one check to cover fees for the entire team. 

A 3 1/2" disk with entries may be submitted, but must be accompanied by a printed report of these entries; or a PVS Master Entry sheet may be submitted. In all cases the name of the Club entry person must be included. Please note your club name (if not a club check) the # of entries, and the meet name or sanction number on your check. Please do not send cash. Meet Directors have been instructed not to accept telephone entries

A 3" X 5" PVS Official Meet Entry Card must be submitted for each athlete entered.


Entry Deadline:  Entries must be received by the Meet Director no later than: 
5:00 p.m., Friday December 20, 2002
Checks Payable To: 
Potomac Valley Swimming
Mail Entries to: Lyn Hellmann
20550 Chapin Court
Sterling, VA 20165

Saturday, January 4, 2003
Warm-up: 1:00 - 1:30 pm First Heat: 1:40 pm.
Event #
Event # 
1650 Yard Freestyle 
Sunday, January 5, 2003
Warm-up: 1:00 - 1:30 pm First Heat: 1:40 pm.
Event # 
Event # 
1000 Yard Freestyle 
Mt Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, VA 22313
Each swimmer must provide their own timer (required) and if desired, a lap counter.