PVS 2003 LONG COURSE 14 & UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPS

AMENDED JULY 14, 2003 TO REQUIRE
ALL 200M INDIVIDUAL EVENTS WILL NOW ALSO BE CHECKED IN


AMENDED JULY 10, 2003 TO REQUIRE
DISTANCE SWIMMERS TO PROVIDE OWN TIMER


AMENDED JUNE 18, 2003 TO CHANGE
ORDER OF EVENTS FOR 400 MEDLEY RELAY
13-14 400 MEDLEY RELAY WILL NOW BE SWUM BEFORE 11-12 RELAY ON SUNDAY MORNING


AMENDED MAY 26, 2003 TO INCLUDE TEAM MGR ENTRY FILE


PVS LONG COURSE 14 & UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 17-20, 2003

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction # PVS-03-61

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Potomac Marlins

Meet Directors:

Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171
703-820-7946 mailbox #2
E-mail: btmarlin@erols.com

Meet Location:

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

Schedule:

Session

Warm-up

Events

11 & Over Preliminary Sessions
Thursday, Friday and Sunday

6:30 - 7:35 am

7:45 am

10 & Under Preliminary Sessions
Thursday, Friday and Sunday

12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

130 pm

Finals Sessions
Thursday, Friday and Sunday

4:50 - 5:50 pm

6:00 pm

Saturday Afternoon

2:00 - 2:50 pm

3:00 pm

Note: Meet Director in consultation with the Age Group Chairman 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. They will also make any other needed adjustments if entries received are materially different than anticipated.

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) LCM times listed. or 2003 "AAA" or better short course times. Qualifying times must have been achieved subsequent to July 8, 2001. Short course entry times are non-conforming times and will be seeded after long course entry 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 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 meters 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 200 meters and shorter are trials and finals. All relays and individual events 400 meters and longer are timed finals events. For all prelim/final events there will be 1 final heat for 10 & Under events. For all prelim/final 11-12 and 13-14 events , there will be 2 final heats, 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.

Timed finals for:
10/U 11-12 400 Freestyle
14/U 800 & 1500 Freestyle

The 10 & Under Freestyle 400 Freestyle, and 14 & Under 800 and 1500 Freestyle events will be swum fastest to slowest. The 14 & Under 800 and 1500 Freestyle will alternate women and men. The fastest heat of the Women's and Men's 800 Frestyle will be swum as the first event of the evening program on Thursday. The 13-14 400 Freestyle may have up to the two fastest heats swum in finals. A determination will be based once the timeline for Friday's preliminary session is known. Meet management has determined to swim all heats of the 13-14 400 Freestyle in prelims.

Positive check-in is required. Verification of time must be submitted with entry.

Swimmers in the 800 and 1500 Freetyle events are responsible for providing their own timer, except for those in the fastest heat being swum as part of Thursdays finals.

Relays:

All 200 and 400 meter relays are timed finals and will be swum in preliminary sessions. Tthe 13-14 800 Freestyle Relays will be swum as the last event on Suniday eventing, and will be swum fast to slow..

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 PM Officials Chairman, James VanErden at 703-239-2963 or email jim.vanerden@goodwill.org prior to July 13. 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 "61mm071703.zip" 9:30pm June 18
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: 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 including relays (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 btmarlin@erols.com, in the subject heading type, "2003 PVS Long Course Age Group Champs - ****" with the club's initials substituted in place of the asterisks.

Deadline:

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

5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2003.

Make Checks Payable to:

Potomac Valley Swimming

Send Entries to:

Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171
703-820-7946 mailbox #2
E-mail: btmarlin@erols.com




Check-In Deadlines
Event # Event Deadline
27-2813-14 400 Freestyle Relay Thurs 9:00 am
29-30 11-12 400 Freestyle Relay Thurs 9:00 am
31-31 14/U 800 Freestyle Thurs 9:00 am
34Men's 10/U 400 Freestyle Thurs 2:00 pm
59-60 13-14 400 Freestyle Fri 9:00 am
63-64 14/U 400 Individual Medley Sat 2:20 pm
65-66 11-12 400 Freestyle Sat 3:00 pm
67-68 14/U 1500 Freestyle Sat 4:00pm
95-9611-12 400 Medley Relay Sun 9:00 am
97-98 13-14 400 Medley Relay Sun 9:00 am
99Women's 10/U 400 Freestyle Sun 2:00 pm
101-102 800 Free Relay Sun 6:00 pm


New Check-In Deadlines for 200M Individual Events
Event # Event Deadline
5-611-12 200 Backstroke Thurs 7:15 am
15-1613-14 200 Freestyle Thurs 8:00 am
25-2610/U 200 Individual Medley Thurs 1:30 pm
37-4013-14 and 11-12 200 Individual Medley Fri 7:15 am
57-5811-12 200 Freestyle Fri 8:30 am
55-5610/U 200 Freestyle Fri 1:30 pm
75-7611-12 200 Breaststroke Sun 7:15 am
75-7613-14 200 Backstroke Sun 7:30 am
91-9213-14 200 ButterflySun 8:30 am








Thursday, July 17, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 11 & Over Events
Warm-up 6:30 7:35 am     Events 7:45 am



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

1

2:52.09

11-12 200 Medley Relay

2:52.89

2

3

NT

13-14 200 Medley Relay

NT

4

5

3:06.89

12 & Under 200 Backstroke
(see new check-in schedule)

3:05.09

6

9

1:31.19

13-14 100 Breaststroke

1:30.39

10

11

46.79

11-12 50 Breaststroke

47.29

12

15

2:28.59

13-14 200 Freestyle
(see new check-in schedule)

2:28.49

16

17

1:16.69

11-12 100 Freestyle

1:16.69

18

21

1:19.49

13-14 100 Butterfly

1:18.69

22

23

39.49

11-12 50 Butterfly

39.79

24

27 * &

4:44.29

13-14 400 Freestyle Relay

4:35.89

28 * &

29 * &

5:22.09

11-12 400 Freestyle Relay

5:22.09

30 * &

31$ *

11:41.99

14 & Under 800 Freestyle

11:23.99

32$ *

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 meters and over.
& Timed final event. Swum fastest to slowest.
$ 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.


Thursday July 17, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 10 & Under Events
Warm-up 12:30 pm 1:20 pm     Events 1:30 pm

IMPORTANT: MEN's EVENTS WILL BE SWUM BEFORE WOMEN'S EVENTS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON ONLY
Order of Events for Thursday prelims only will be: 8,7,14,13,20,19,26,25,,34

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

7

55.09

10 & under 50 Breaststroke

55.69

8

13

1:31.09

10 & under 100 Freestyle

1:32.99

14

19

46.89

10 & under 50 Butterfly

48.59

20

25

3:44.79

10 & under 200 Individual Medley
(see new check-in schedule)

3:48.69

26

See Sunday

10 & under 400 Freestyle

7:01.99

34 * &

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 meters and over.
& Timed final event. Swum fastest to slowest
Note: Event #33 is not being used.



Thursday, July 17, 2003

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

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

31 #

14 & Under 800 Freestyle

32 #

5

12 & Under 200 Backstroke

6

7

10 & under 50 Breaststroke

8

9

13-14 100 Breaststroke

10

11

11-12 50 Breaststroke

12

13

10 & under 100 Freestyle

14

15

13-14 200 Freestyle

16

17

11-12 100 Freestyle

18

19

10 & under 50 Butterfly

20

21

13-14 100 Butterfly

22

23

11-12 50 Butterfly

24

25

10 & under 200 Individual Medley

26

# -- Fastest Heat Only



Friday, July 18, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 11 & Over Events
Warm-up 6:30 7:35 am     Events 7:45 am



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

35

3:13.39

12 & Under 200 Butterfly

3:15.19

36

37

2:46.99

13-14 200 Individual Medley
(see new check-in schedule)

2:45.99

38

39

3:06.19

11-12 200 Individual Medley
(see new check-in schedule)

3:06.19

40

43

3:15.69

13-14 200 Breaststroke

3:10.99

44

45

1:41.89

11-12 100 Breaststroke

1:41.39

46

49

1:20.59

13-14 100 Backstroke

1:18.59

50

51

41.19

11-12 50 Backstroke

41.19

52

53

31.29

13-14 50 Freestyle

30.39

54

57

2:40.79

11-12 200 Freestyle
(see new check-in schedule)

2:39.59

58

59 * ^

5:11.89

13-14 400 Freestyle

5:10.89

60 * ^

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 meters and over.
^ Timed final event. Meet Director will determine based on timeline whether one or two heats are swum in finals. Meet Director has determined to swim all heats in prelims.


Friday, July 18, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 10 & Under Events
Warm-up 12:30 pm 1:20 pm     Events 1:30 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

41

2:02.79

10 & under 100 Breaststroke

1:58.79

42

47

50.09

10 & under 50 Backstroke

50.49

48

55

3:25.09

10 & under 200 Freestyle
(see new check-in schedule)

3:13.99

56

61

3:34.79

10 & under 200 Medley Relay

3:32.09

62




Friday, July 18, 2003

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

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

35

12 & Under 200 Butterfly

36

37

13-14 200 Individual Medley

38

39

11-12 200 Individual Medley

40

41

10 & under 100 Breaststroke

42

43

13-14 200 Breaststroke

44

45

11-12 100 Breaststroke

46

47

10 & under 50 Backstroke

48

49

13-14 100 Backstroke

50

51

11-12 50 Backstroke

52

53

13-14 50 Freestyle

54

55

10 & under 200 Freestyle

56

57

11-12 200 Freestyle

58

59 ^

13-14 400 Freestyle

60 ^


^ Timed final event. Meet Director will determine based on timeline whether one or two heats are swum in finals. Meet Director has determined to swim all heats in prelims.



Saturday July 19, 2003

Warm-up 2:00 2:50 pm     Events 3:00 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

63 * #

6:31.49

14 & Under 400 Individual Medley

6:15.59

64 * #

65 * #

6:00.09

11-12 400 Free

5:57.29

66 * #

67 * @

22:23.09

14 & under 1500 Free

21:55.59

68 * @

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 meters and over.
# Timed final event.
@ Timed final event. Heats swum fastest to slowest alternating women and men. Verification of time required.

Sunday, July 20, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 11 & Over Events
Warm-up 6:30 7:35 am     Events 7:45 am



Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

69

2:27.99

11-12 200 Freestyle Relay

2:26.19

70

71

2:12.69

13-14 200 Freestyle Relay

2:07.69

72

75

3:29.99

12 & Under 200 Breaststroke
(see new check-in schedule)

3:29.99

76

79

2:57.29

13-14 200 Backstroke
(see new check-in schedule)

2:50.99

80

81

1:30.19

11-12 100 Backstroke

1:29.69

82

85

1:07.69

13-14 100 Freestyle

1:05.69

86

87

34.89

11-12 50 Freestyle

34.79

88

91

3:03.69

13-14 200 Butterfly
(see new check-in schedule)

2:54.99

92

93

1:30.99

11-12 100 Butterfly

1:30.19

94

195 & *

5:28.59

13-14 400 Medley Relay

5:22.79

196 & *

197 & *

6;10.59

11-12 400 Medley Relay

6:08.69

198 & *

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


Sunday, July 20, 2003

Preliminary Session -- 10 & Under Events
Warm-up 12:30 am 1:20 pm     Events 1:30 pm

Women Event #

NST QT

Events

NST QT

Men Event #

73

2:59.99

10 & under 200 Freestyle Relay

2:57.99

74

77

1:48.09

10 & under 100 Backstroke

1:46.09

78

83

40.89

10 & under 50 Freestyle

40.29

84

89

1:55.19

10 & under 100 Butterfly

1:53.99

90

99 * &

7:01.99

10 & under 400 Freestyle

See Thursday

Note: Event #100 is not being used.
* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 meters and over.
& Timed final event. Swum fastest to slowest.


Sunday, July 20, 2003

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

Women Event #

Events

Men Event #

75

12 & Under 200 Breaststroke

76

77

10 & under 100 Backstroke

78

79

13-14 200 Backstroke

80

81

11-12 100 Backstroke

82

83

10 & under 50 Freestyle

84

85

13-14 100 Freestyle

86

87

11-12 50 Freestyle

88

89

10 & under 100 Butterfly

90

91

13-14 200 Butterfly

92

93

11-12 100 Butterfly

94

101 * %

NST QT
10:29.99

13-14 800 Freestyle Relay

NST QT
10:23.69

102 % *

* Positive check-in required for all individual and relay events 400 meters and over.
% -- All heats swum in finals. Heats swum fastest to slowest.