PVS SHORT COURSE 14 & UNDER
JUNIOR OLYMPIC CHAMPIONSHIPS
March 6-9, 2003

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction # PVS-03-25

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Occoquan Swimming

Meet Directors:

Dave Tonnesen
703-590-9296
tonnesen@erols.com

Brad Basinger

Meet Location:

George Mason University
4400 University Blvd
Farifax, VA 22030
703-993-3939

Schedule:

Session

Warm-up

Events

Thursday Night

4:30 - 5:20 pm

5:30 pm

11 & Over Preliminary Sessions

6:30 - 7:50 am

8:00 am

10 & Under Preliminary Sessions

11:50 am - 12:50 pm

1:00 pm

Finals Sessions

4:50 - 5:50 pm

6:00 pm

Note: Meet Director will determine if session start times or check-in times for 10/Under sessions will need to be adjusted based on number of entries received for 11/Over preliminary sessions.

Eligibility:

Open to all registered Potomac Valley Swimming athletes. A contestant may participate in only his or her own age group.

Qualifying Times

Contestants must have equaled or bettered the applicable no slower than (NST) SCY times listed. Qualifying times must have been achieved subsequent to February 25, 2001.

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.

All entry times and USA Swimming memberships are subject to verification. Any athlete not achieving a QT, may be asked to prove the entry time to the Meet Director prior to the end of the meet.

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 three events per day or six for the meet. Positive check-in is required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and longer These events will be seeded on the deck. Swimmers and relay teams not checked-in will be scratched from that event. Athletes who have checked in, been seeded, and fail to swim the event will be barred from their next scheduled individual event.

No late entries are permitted for this meet.

Individual Events:

All individual events are trials and finals, except the 11-12 Freestyle, 10 & Under 500 Freestyle, and the 1000 & 1650 Freestyle, which will be timed finals. Except as noted above, the 10 & Under events will have 1 final heat. The 11-12, 12 & Under, 13-14, and 14 & Under events will have two final heats which will be swum fastest to slowest. A contestant may compete in a maximum of six (6) individual events, and compete in no more than three (3) individual events per day.

Special Note: It is anticipated preliminaries for athletes age 11 and older will be conducted in separate courses for Men and Women. Athletes should select their events with that in mind.

Timed finals for:
10/U 11-12 500 Freestyle
14/U 1000 & 1650 Freestyle

The 10 & Under Freestyle, 11-12 500 Freestyle, 14 & Under 1000 and 1650 Freestyle events will be swum fastest to slowest. Except for the 10 & Under 500 Freestyle, they will alternate women and men if only one course is used. If two courses are used, the slowest heats may be moved to permit both courses to finish at approximately the same time. The fastest heat of the Women's 1000 and Men's 1650 Frestyle will be swum as the first event of the evening program on Sunday. Positive check-in is required. Verification of time must be submitted with entry.

Relays:

All relays are timed finals and will be swum in preliminary sessions. Exception: The fastest heat of the 13-14 800 Freestyle Relays will be swum as the last event of Friday eventing.

There is no limit on the number of entries per club, but only two relay teams per club per relay event may score.

Withdrawing from Finals:

PVS scratch rules apply for swimmers scratching finals. If a swimmer fails to properly scratch from a final event and does not appear for the final, he/she "will be barred from further competition for the remainder of the meet".

Awards:

Medals will be awarded 1st through 8th place for individual events and 1st through 3rd place for relay events. High point awards will be presented to the male and female athlete with the highest point total in individual events in the following age groups: 10 & Under, 11-12 & 13-14. (Points awarded in 14 &Under events will go toward 13-14 high point totals, points awarded in 12 & Under events will go towards 11-12 high point totals. Relay events will NOT be used to determine high point awards.)

Scoring:

Events: 20, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Relays: 40, 34, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22, 18, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2

Officials:

All certified officials wishing to volunteer to work this meet please contact the Acting OCCS Officials Chairman, Dave Tonnesen, 703-590-9296, tonnesen@erols.com prior to March 2. 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 is required to provide one timer per lane.

Supervision:

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

Credentials:

Parents not working the meet as a deck official, volunteer lane timer, or other meet position are not permitted on deck. Only athletes, USA Swimming certified coaches, and deck officials are permitted on the pool deck. Coaches and deck officials are required to display their current USA Swimming card.

Admission Programs:

There is no admission charge. The meet program will be available for $10.00 and will include a finals program coupon for each finals session. Working Officials will receive a daily program free.

Fees:

Fees for individual events are $4.75; relay events are $9.50.

Meet Entry Procedures:

General Instructions:

  • Entires may be submitted (1) manually, (2) by sending a disk to the meet director 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 or by e-mail containing all the particulars required by the master entry sheet.
    • Optional: Before preparing your entries, events and SCY QT's for this meet can be downloaded and then imported into team manager (go to team manager/file/import/meet events). The file will be available zipped "25mm030603.zip" (file loaded December 11)
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.
  • All relays may be submitted in Hy-Tek (commlink II file) or on PVS master entry sheet.
E-mail Entries:

Deadline:

The meet director must receive all entries for this meet no later than

5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2003.

Make Checks Payable to:

Potomac Valley Swimming

Send Entries to:

Dave Tonnesen
13453 Photo Drive
Woodbridge, VA. 22193
703-590-9296
tonnesen@erols.com




Check-In Deadlines
Event # Event Deadline
1, 211-12 500 Freestyle Thurs 5:00 pm
3 W 14/U 1650 Freestyle Thurs 5:30 pm
4 M 14/U 1000 Freestyle Thurs 5:30 pm
29, 3014/U 400 Individual Medley Fri 8:30 am
35, 36 800 Free Relay Fri 8:30 am
38 M 10/U 500 Freestyle Fri 1:30 pm
69, 70 13-14 500 Freestyle Sat 8:30 am
71, 72, 73, 74 400 Medley Relay Sat 8:30 am
77, 78, 79, 80 400 Free Relay Sun 7:30 am
103 W14/U 1000 FreestyleSat 6:00 pm
104 M14/U 1650 Freestyle Sat 6:00 pm
105 W 10/U 500 Freestyle Sun 1:30 pm





Thursday, March 6, 2003

Warm-up 4:30 5:20 pm     Events 5:30 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

1 $ *

6:07.99

11-12 500 Free

6:08.29

2 $ *

3 $ *

20:53.99

14 & under 1650 Free

 
 

14 & under 1000 Free

11:59.99

4 $ *

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
$ Timed Finals. Heats swum fastest to slowest alternating women and men. Events 1 & 2 will be swum to completion before Events 3 & 4 are started. Verification of time required.



Friday, March 7, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 11 & Over Events
Warm-up 6:30 7:50 am     Events 8:00 am



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

5

2:14.99

11-12 200 Medley Relay

2:19.99

6

7

NT

13-14 200 Medley Relay

NT

8

9

2:38.99

12 & Under 200 Backstroke

2:38.99

10

11

1:16.59

13-14 100 Breaststroke

1:14.99

12

15

37.99

11-12 50 Breaststroke

38.89

16

17

2:06.39

13-14 200 Freestyle

2:03.39

18

21

1:02.89

11-12 100 Freestyle

1:03.39

22

23

1:06.99

13-14 100 Butterfly

1:05.69

24

27

32.99

11-12 50 Butterfly

33.29

28

29 *

5:09.39

14 & under 400 Individual Medley

5:11.99

30 *

33

2:37.49

11-12 200 Individual Medley

2:39.99

34

35 $ *

9:30.99

13-14 800 Freestyle Relay

9:30.99

36 $ *

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
$ Timed finals. Heats swum from second fastest to slowest in prelims. Fastest heat will be swum as the first event in the finals session. Verification of time required.


Friday, March 7, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 10 & Under Events
Warm-up 11:50 am 12:50 pm     Events 1:00 pm

IMPORTANT: MEN's EVENTS WILL BE SWUM BEFORE WOMEN'S EVENTS ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON ONLY
Order of Events for Friday prelims only will be: 14,13,20,19,26,25,32,31,38

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

13

44.49

10 & under 50 Breaststroke

44.49

14

19

1:14.39

10 & under 100 Freestyle

1:12.29

20

25

39.09

10 & under 50 Butterfly

38.89

26

31

3:05.99

10 & under 200 Individual Medley

3:06.99

32

See Sunday

10 & under 500 Freestyle

7:12.99

38 * &

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
& Swum fastest to slowest
Note: Event #37 is not being used.



Friday, March 7, 2003

Finals Session -- All Ages
Warm-up 4:50 5:50 pm     Events 6:00 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

9

12 & Under 200 Backstroke

10

11

13-14 100 Breaststroke

12

13

10 & under 50 Breaststroke

14

15

11-12 50 Breaststroke

16

17

13-14 200 Freestyle

18

19

10 & under 100 Freestyle

20

21

11-12 100 Freestyle

22

23

13-14 100 Butterfly

24

25

10 & under 50 Butterfly

26

27

11-12 50 Butterfly

28

29

14 & under 400 Individual Medley

30

31

10 & under 200 Individual Medley

32

33

11-12 200 Individual Medley

34

35 #

13-14 800 Freestyle Relay

36 #

# -- Fastest Heat Only



Saturday, March 8, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 11 & Over Events
Warm-up 6:30 7:50 am     Events 8:00 am



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

39

1:59.99

11-12 200 Freestyle Relay

1:59.99

40

41

1:54.69

13-14 200 Freestyle Relay

1:49.99

42

43

2:42.99

12 & Under 200 Butterfly

2:44.49

44

45

2:25.99

13-14 200 Individual Medley

2:22.19

46

49

1:12.99

11-12 100 Individual Medley

1:13.69

50

51

2:46.49

13-14 200 Breaststroke

2:41.79

52

55

1:21.79

11-12 100 Breaststroke

1:23.59

56

57

1:06.79

13-14 100 Backstroke

1:06.29

58

61

34.09

11-12 50 Backstroke

34.59

62

63

27.09

13-14 50 Freestyle

26.19

64

67

2:16.99

11-12 200 Freestyle

2:19.69

68

69 *

5:37.99

13-14 500 Freestyle

5:33.19

70 *

71 *

4:59.99

11-12 400 Medley Relay

5:00.99

72 *

73 *

4:44.99

13-14 400 Medley Relay

4:40.99

74 *

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.


Saturday, March 8, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 10 & Under Events
Warm-up 11:50 am 12:50 pm     Events 1:00 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

47

1:25.19

10 & under 100 Individual Medley

1:24.99

48

53

1:35.99

10 & under 100 Breaststroke

1:37.99

54

59

38.99

10 & under 50 Backstroke

39.29

60

65

2:46.99

10 & under 200 Freestyle

2:43.99

66

75

2:39.99

10 & under 200 Medley Relay

2:39.99

76




Saturday, March 8, 2003

Finals Session -- All Ages
Warm-up 4:50 5:50 pm     Events 6:00 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

43

12 & Under 200 Butterfly

44

45

13-14 200 Individual Medley

46

47

10 & under 100 Individual Medley

48

49

11-12 100 Individual Medley

50

51

13-14 200 Breaststroke

52

53

10 & under 100 Breaststroke

54

55

11-12 100 Breaststroke

56

57

13-14 100 Backstroke

58

59

10 & under 50 Backstroke

60

61

11-12 50 Backstroke

62

63

13-14 50 Freestyle

64

65

10 & under 200 Freestyle

66

67

11-12 200 Freestyle

68

69

13-14 500 Freestyle

70





Sunday, March 9, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 11 & Over Events
Warm-up 6:30 7:50 am     Events 8:00 am



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

77 *

4:15.99

11-12 400 Freestyle Relay

4:15.99

78 *

79 *

4:09.99

13-14 400 Freestyle Relay

4:01.99

80 *

83

2:56.99

12 & Under 200 Breaststroke

2:56.99

84

85

2:24.49

13-14 200 Backstroke

2:25.29

86

89

1:11.99

11-12 100 Backstroke

1:13.69

90

91

58.29

13-14 100 Freestyle

56.39

92

95

28.89

11-12 50 Freestyle

29.49

96

97

2:37.09

13-14 200 Butterfly

2:28.29

98

101

1:14.29

11-12 100 Butterfly

1:15.99

102

103 $ *

11:59.99

14 & under 1000 Freestyle

14 & under 1650 Freestyle

20:59.99

104 $ *

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
$ Timed finals. Heats swum from second fastest to slowest in prelims. Fastest heat will be swum as the first event in the finals session. Verification of time required.


Sunday, March 9, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 10 & Under Events
Warm-up 11:50 am 12:50 pm     Events 1:00 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

81

2:17.99

10 & under 200 Freestyle Relay

2:19.99

82

87

1:26.39

10 & under 100 Backstroke

1:24.99

88

93

33.39

10 & under 50 Freestyle

32.89

94

99

1:34.39

10 & under 100 Butterfly

1:33.19

100

105 * &

7:12.99

10 & under 500 Freestyle

See Friday

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 yards and over.
& Swum fastest to slowest.


Sunday, March 9, 2003

Finals Session -- All Ages
Warm-up 4:50 5:50 pm     Events 6:00 pm

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

103 #

14 & under 1000 Freestyle

14 & under 1650 Freestyle

104 #

83

12 & Under 200 Breaststroke

84

85

13-14 200 Backstroke

86

87

10 & under 100 Backstroke

88

89

11-12 100 Backstroke

90

91

13-14 100 Freestyle

92

93

10 & under 50 Freestyle

94

95

11-12 50 Freestyle

96

97

13-14 200 Butterfly

98

99

10 & under 100 Butterfly

100

101

11-12 100 Butterfly

102

# -- Fastest Heat Only