The Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club
and
The City of Rockville Department of Recreation and Parks
present
The Twenty Sixth Annual Nike
Maryland State Long Course Swimming Championships
May 30-June 1, 2003
Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming
Sanction # PVC-03-54
(also sanctioned by Potomac Valley LMSC for USMS, Inc. #103-104)

Meet Director: Mark Eldridge
240-314-8752
meldridg@ci.rockville.md.us
Club Officials Chairman: Jim Garner
301-977-1222
garner@garnerjim.net
Location: Rockville Municipal Swim Center
355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
There is a 50 Meter, 8 lane heated outdoor pool, and an indoor 6 lane 25 yard pool. A pool will be a available for warm-up and warm-down throughout the meet.
Dates and Times: Friday, May 30, 2003
Warm-up: 4:20 - 5:20 pm Events :5:30 pm
Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1, 2003
13-14 & Senior Warm-up: 6:50 - 7:50 am Events: 8:00 am
10&Un & 11-12 Warm-up: 1:30 - 2:30 pm Events: 2:40 pm
Eligibility: Open to all PVS registered athletes and invited USA Swimming athletes. Contestants must have equaled or bettered the applicable cut-off times. Entry times and USA Swimming memberships are subject to confirmation.
NOTE: Entries for the 13-14 and Senior 50 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke, and 50 Butterfly will accepted from any swimmer who has already qualified for either the 100 or 200 event in the respective stroke.
NOTE: Entries for the 11-12 200 Backstroke, 200 Breaststroke, and 200 Butterfly will be accepted from any swimmer who as already qualified for the 100 event in the respective stroke.
Rules:

Current USA Swimming Rules shall govern the meet. All events are timed finals. A contestant may enter no more than four individual events per day and no more than seven individual events for the meet.

PVS Scratch Policy will be enforced. Athletes who have not checked in prior to the specified time will be scratched from the event. Athletes who have checked in, have been seeded, and fail to swim the event will be barred from their next scheduled individual event.

Seedings for the 13-14 and Senior 50 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke, and 50 Butterfly as well as the 11-12 200 Backstroke, 200 Breaststroke and 200 Butterfly will be based on 100 yard times in the respective strokes, so please use these times for entries.

Positive Check-In Positive Check-in Deadlines:

Friday night -- Session 1
Events 1-6 5:00 p.m.
Events 7-10 6:00 p.m.
Events 11-16 7:00 p.m.

Saturday morning -- Session 2
Events 17-28 7:30 a.m.
Events 29-36 8:30 a.m.
Events 37-48 9:30 p.m.

Saturday afternoon -- Session 3
Events 49-58 2:00 p.m.
Events 59-66 3:00 p.m.
Events 67-74 3:30 p.m.

Sunday morning -- Session 4
Events 75-82 7:30 a.m.
Events 83-90 8:30 a.m.
Events 91-98 9:30 a.m.

Sunday afternoon -- Session 5
Events 99-108 2:00 p.m.
Events 109-124 3:00 p.m.

Meet management will distribute positive check-in sheets to each club for each of the sessions being checked-in.. Coaches for each club are responsible for completing the check-ins for their club by the appropriate deadline and turning them in to Mark Eldridge.

Warm-up: The prescribed Potomac Valley warm-up procedures and safety policies will be followed.
Timers: Clubs will be responsible to provide their fair share of timers, and will be assigned lanes by the meet manager.
Officials: All certified officials wishing to volunteer to work this meet please contact the RMSC Officials Chairman, Jim Garner at 301-977-1222 or email garner@garnerjim.net prior to May 25. 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.
Awards: Individual Events: Medals through tenth place for 12 & Under events
Relays: Medals through third place in 12 & Under events
Age-Group: High point awards for first place and runner-up in each age-group.
Scoring: Individual: 20 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 9 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Relays: 40 34 32 30 28 16 24 22 20 18 14 12 10 8 6 4 2
No more than 2 relay teams may score for each club in each event.
Supervision: Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers, both at the meet and in the warm-up/warm-down area. Inappropriate behavior will be cause for suspension from the meet and the Rockville Swim Center facility.
Admission: There is no admission charge.
Fees: Individual Events: $5.00 Relays: $10.00
Each team is requested to remit one check to cover the entry fees for the entire team. Please do not send cash. Entry fees are due with entries.
Warning: Any club that enters an unregistered 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 the club until the said fine is paid.
Entries: Computer disk entries (Hy-Tek) require a meet entry report by SWIMMER and a meet entry report by EVENT from Team Manager. Also submit a competed "Entry Cover Sheet". Signature and phone number of club official must be included with the entry. Meet director reserves the right to limit entries.

E-mail entries will be accepted:

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 numbers (men, women, total entry) and contact information
Remember to send relay cards and entry fee check via USPS

Send to: meldridg@ci.rockville.md.us

Optional: Before preparing your entries, events for this meet can be downloaded and then imported into team manager. (download "54mm053003.zip") ( April 23 to correct QT for Event 93) 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" Special Note: Meet QT's shown in this file are SCY as they are conforming entry times for this meet.

Entry Times: Short course entry times will be considered conforming times for this meet. Long course entry times must be designated with a capital letter "L". These non-conforming times will be seeded after short course times. Entries that are not submitted on the required forms, are not complete, or are not legible, will not be accepted and will be returned. The Meet Director will not be held responsible if there is not time to properly resubmit the entry. Do not enter with a time achieved prior to May 20, 2001.
Deadline: All PVS entries will be accepted until Tuesday, May 13 at 6:00 pm. After that, all entries both PVS and non-PVS will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis until the entry deadline of Tuesday, May 20, or until the meet fills to capacity. It is strongly suggested that all PVS teams get their entries in by May 13. Non-PVS teams should submit entries as early as possible. This meet will fill to capacity.

Important: The above date is the deadline for clubs to submit their entries to the Meet Director. Therefore, clubs usually set an earlier deadline to receive entries from their swimmers. Check with your club for this information.

Mail Entries to: Mark Eldridge
355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-8752
meldridg@ci.rockville.md.us
Make Checks Payable to: RMSC Parents' Club, Inc.



Session 1
Friday Program - May 31, 2002
Warm-up: 4:20 - 5:20 pm Events: 5:30 pm
Girls
Event
No Slower than No Slower Than Boys
Event
SCY LCM Event Description SCY LCM
1 6:09.29 5:29.2912 & Under 400 Meter Freestyle # 6:05.99 5:26.69 2
3 5:37.89 5:01.59 13-14 400 Meter Freestyle # 5:36.19 5:00.09 4
5 5:15.89 4:41.99 Senior 400 Meter Freestyle # 4:54.59 4:24.79 6
7 11-12 200 Meter Backstroke ** 8
9 2:31.69 2:50.79 13-14 200 Meter Backstroke 2:24.69 2:43.09 10
11 2:22.59 2:41.09Senior 200 Meter Backstroke 2:13.29 2:30.39 12
13 28.59 32.69 13-14 50 Meter Freestyle 26.79 30.59 14
15 27.79 31.69 Senior 50 Meter Freestyle 24.49 27.79 16
Positive Check-in required for all events in Session 1
See above
# Use 500 yard freestyle short course times - Verification of time required with entry.
** Enter using time for 100 backstroke. Swimmer must have achieved meet QT in 100 backstroke


Session 2
Saturday Morning Program - May 31, 2003
Warm-up: 6:50 - 7:50 am Events: 8:00 am
Girls
Event
No Slower than No Slower Than Boys
Event
SCY LCM Event Description SCY LCM
17 2:28.59 2:47.79 13-14 200 Meter Butterfly 2:22.69 2:41.19 18
19 2:23.292:43.59 Senior 200 Meter 200 Butterfly 2:14.99 2:31.89 20
21 2:48.59 3:11.19 13-14 200 Meter Breaststroke 2:40.49 3:02.79 22
23 2:45.89 3:08.19 Senior 200 Meter Breaststroke 2:28.89 2:48.89 24
25 1:00.19 1:08.49 13-14 100 Meter Freestyle 58.29 1:06.19 26
27 58.39 1:06.19 Senior 100 Meter Freestyle 52.49 59.6928
29 13-14 50 Meter Butterfly * 30
31 Senior 50 Meter Butterfly * 32
33 1:09.99 1:18.49 13-14 100 Meter Backstroke 1:06.09 1:15.19 34
35 1:06.99 1:16.79 Senior 100 Meter Backstroke 1:01.39 1:09.39 36
37 2:27.59 2:47.09 13-14 200 Meter Individual Medley 2:22.49 2:41.39 38
39 2:21.39 2:40.79 Senior 200 Meter Individual Medley 2:07.19 2:23.89 40
41 13-14 50 Meter Breaststroke * 42
43 Senior 50 Breaststroke * 44
45 - - - - - - - - - - 13-14 200 Meter Freestyle Relay - - - - - - - - - - 46
47 - - - - - - - - - - Senior 200 Meter Freestyle Relay - - - - - - - - - - 48
Positive Check-in required for all events in Session 2
See above
* Enter using best time for the 100 in this stroke.
Swimmers must have achieved the meet QT for the 100 or 200 in this stroke.


Session 3
Saturday Afternoon Program - May 31, 2003
Warm-up: 1:30 - 2:30 pm Events: 2:40 pm
Girls
Event
No Slower than No Slower Than Boys
Event
SCY LCM Event Description SCY LCM
49 3:08.593:32.59 10 & Un 200 Meter Individual Medley 3:07.09 3:30.89 50
51 2:40.29 3:01.19 11-12 200 Meter Individual Medley 2:36.29 2:56.69 52
53 11-12 200 Meter Butterfly ** 54
55 41.39 46.59 10 & Un 50 Meter Backstroke 40.69 45.79 56
57 34.89 39.39 11-12 50 Meter Backstroke 34.09 38.39 58
59 1:41.09 1:54.29 10 & Un 100 Meter Breaststroke 1:41.09 1:54.29 60
61 1:23.89 1:35.19 11-12 100 Meter Breaststroke 1:21.79 1:32.89 62
63 33.59 38.09 10 & Un 50 Meter Freestyle 33.0937.59 64
65 29.79 33.89 11-12 50 Meter Freestyle 29.29 33.19 66
67 1:28.09 1:39.1910 & Un 100 Meter Butterfly 1:27.99 1:39.09 68
691:14.09 1:23.49 11-12 100 Meter Butterfly 1:12.491:21.5970
71- - - - - - - - - - 10 & Un 200 Meter Medley Relay - - - - - - - - - - 72
73 - - - - - - - - - - 11-12 200 Meter Medley Relay - - - - - - - - - - 74
Positive Check-in required for all events in Session 3
See above
** Enter using time for 100 butterfly.
Swimmer must have achieved meet QT in 100 butterfly


Session 4
Sunday Morning Program - June 1, 2003
Warm-up: 6:50 - 7:50 am Events: 8:00 am
Girls
Event
No Slower than No Slower Than Boys
Event
SCY LCM Event Description SCY LCM
75 5:09.19 5:42.89 13-14 400 Meter Individual Medley 5:05.29 5:42.19 76
77 4:55.19 5:30.59 Senior 400 Meter Individual Medley 4:35.29 5:06.89 78
79 1:08.39 1:17.39 13-14 100 Meter Butterfly 1:04.39 1:12.59 80
81 1:04.49 1:12.99 Senior 100 Meter Butterfly 58.29 1:05.89 82
83 13-14 50 Meter Backstroke * 84
85 Senior 50 Meter Backstroke * 86
87 1:18.69 1:29.49 13-14 100 Meter Breaststroke 1:13.19 1:23.29 88
89 1:14.39 1:24.99 Senior 100 Meter Breaststroke 1:08.39 1:17.69 90
91 2:10.79 2:27.99 13-14 200 Meter Freestyle 2:05.392:22.39 92
93 2:04.79 2:20.79 Senior 200 Meter Freestyle 1:52.59 2:07.59 94
95- - - - - - - - - - 13-14 200 Meter Medley Relay - - - - - - - - - - 96
97 - - - - - - - - - - Senior 200 Meter Medley Relay - - - - - - - - - - 98
Positive Check-in required for all events in Session 4
See above
* Enter using best time for the 100 backstroke.
Swimmers must have achieved the meet QT for the 100 or 200 backstroke.


Session 5
Sunday Afternoon Program - June 1, 2003
Warm-up: 1:30 - 2:30 pm Events: 2:40 pm
Girls
Event
No Slower than No Slower Than Boys
Event
SCY LCM Event Description SCY LCM
99 2:40.09 3:00.8910 & Un 200 Meter Freestyle 2:37.59 2:58.19 100
101 2:20.19 2:38.39 11-12 200 Meter Freestyle 2:17.292:35.59 102
103 11-12 200 Meter Breaststroke ** 104
105 39.09 44.1910 & Un 50 Meter Butterfly 39.59 44.39 106
107 32.99 37.59 11-12 50 Meter Butterfly 32.39 36.59 108
109 1:27.79 1:38.89 10 & Un 100 Meter Backstroke 1:25.59 1:36.39 110
111 1:15.79 1:25.39 11-12 100 Meter Backstroke1:13.39 1:22.89 112
113 44.79 50.79 10 & Un 50 Meter Breaststroke 44.59 50.49 114
115 38.49 43.79 11-12 50 Meter Breaststroke 37.89 43.09 116
117 1:15.79 1:25.69 10 & Un 100 Meter Freestyle 1:16.09 1:26.09 118
119 1:04.59 1:13.39 11-12 100 Meter Freestyle 1:03.19 1:11.79 120
121 - - - - - - - - - - 10 & Un 200 Meter Freestyle Relay - - - - - - - - - - 122
123 - - - - - - - - - - 11 -12 200 Meter Freestyle Relay - - - - - - - - - - 124
Positive Check-in required for all events in Session 5
See above
** Enter using time for 100 breaststroke.
Swimmer must have achieved meet QT in 100 breaststroke