AMENDED MAY 14TH TO
MODIFY 12 & U WARM-UPS AND SESSION TIMES

Virginia LC
State Championships
May 19-21, 2006
Sponsored by Potomac Marlins Swim Team

Sanctioned by USA Swimming through Potomac Valley Swimming
Sanction # PVC-06-40

Meet Director Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171
571-334-0987
Location George Mason University
4400 University Blvd
Fairfax, VA
703-993-3939
Meet Hotels Comfort Inn University Center
(2.0 mile from the pool)
11180 Main St. , Fairfax, VA, US, 22030
Phone: (703) 591-5900 - Fax: (703) 591-3507

Courtyard By Marriott (2.0 miles from the pool)
11220 Lee Jackson Hwy Fairfax, VA
(703) 273-6161

Residence Inn (4.3 miles from the pool)
12815 Fair Lakes Pkwy Fairfax, VA
(703) 266-4900
Schedule 13 & Over warm-ups for Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Events 8:10 a.m.
12 & Under Warm-ups for Friday 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Events at 8:10 a.m.
12 & Under Warm-ups for Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Events at 8:10 pm

Finals warm-up at 4:50 pm - 5:50 pm Events at 6:00 pm
Awards All 14 & under events will receive medals for 1st through 8th place for individual events.

High point awards will be presented to first place boys and girls in each age group and the open category.

An IMX award will be given to the single male and female with the highest IMX score.
Eligibility Open to all registered PVS athletes and invited USA athletes who meet the established NST Qualifying Times.
Rules Current USA Swimming rules shall govern the meet.
A contestant may participate in only his or her own age group events or in open events which are open to all ages.
Contestants may enter a maximum of six (6) individual events with no more than three (3) individual events per day. Swimmers shall compete at the age attained on the first day of the meet.

Fly over starts may be used during prelims.

All Distance event entries must also submit proof of time for events 400 yards and longer.
Check the box for "proof of time" in Hy-Tek meet entry report

Entries in longer distance events may need to be limited due to time constraints. If necessary, it will be done based on the verifiable proof of entry time.

Meet Manager reserves the right to Positive Check-In all 200 meter events in the interest of manageable time lines.

Meet Manager also reserves the right to adjust warm-up times for the 12 & Under sessions after entries have come in.

Individual Events

All 10 & under events are timed finals.

All 11-12 events are timed finals.

All 13-14 and Open individual events will have a "B" final and an "A" final heat, except the 800 free which will be timed finals. The "A" final for all events will be swum first.

All events 400 meters and longer require positive check-in.

13-14 and Open distance events will be swum combined, age groups will be scored separately.

Only three (3) heats of the women's 800 and men's 1500 will be swum.

The women's 13 & Over 800 & the men's 13 & over 1500 freestyle, 11-12 400 freestyle and 400 IM and 10 & U 400 freestyle will be swum fastest to slowest.

Please use the 100 meter / yard Qualifying times for the 13-14 & OPEN 50 Back, 50 Breast & 50 Fly
Relay Events There are no relays at this meet
Distance Events The slowest two (2) heats of the Women's 800 freestyle will swim at the end of prelims on Friday. The fastest 8 swimmers will swim as the first event of finals Friday night.
The slowest two (2) heats of the Men's 1500 will swim at the end of prelims on Friday. The fastest 8 swimmers will swim as the second event of finals Friday night.

Any swimmer entering the women's 800 or men's 1500 free that does not get into the event, will be allowed to enter another event.

All distance entries require Proof of Time. Enter with SCY entry time as SCY times will be seeded a head of LCM times

All distance swimmers must provide their own timer.

Any swimmer who enters into the women's 1500 or men's 800 freestyle event and does not get into the event may enter an additional event if time allows or entry fee will be refunded.
Inclusion Policy for Swimmers with a Disability PVS and host clubs along with their Meet Directors are committed to the Inclusion Policy as adopted by the BOD. Athletes with a disability are welcomed and are asked to provide advance notice of desired accommodations to the Meet Director. The athlete (or the athlete's coach) is also responsible for notifying the session referee of any disability prior to the competition.
Time Trials There will be no time trials conducted at this meet.
PVS Check-in Policy For those events requiring positive check-in, athletes shall designate their intention to swim the event on the forms provided at the scratch table. 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, unless excused by the Referee.
PVS Scratch Policy If you do not wish to swim in the Final, you may "Scratch" from the event by following the proper procedure:

You must fill out and sign a PVS Finals Scratch Slip within 30 minutes of the announcement of qualifiers for "A" finals or "B" finals, if scheduled.

You may declare an intent to "scratch." You must fill out and sign a PVS Finals Scratch Slip within 30 minutes of the announcement of qualifiers, marking the appropriate space for "intent." You must rescind or "pull" this intent on the PVS Finals Scratch Slip within 30 minutes after the conclusion of your last preliminary event of the day or you will be automatically scratched.

If an athlete fails to properly scratch from an event and does not appear for the Final event, they "shall be barred from further competition for the remainder of the meet".
Scoring Individual: 20 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 9 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
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.
Supervision Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their Swimmers and Families and for cleaning up their team areas. Only athletes, USA Swimming certified coaches, and deck officials are permitted on the pool deck. Working Coaches & deck officials are required to display their 2006 USA Swimming card. Parents not working the meet as a deck official, volunteer lane timer, or other meet position are not permitted on deck.
Any swimmer that causes damage to the GMU facility will be disqualified from the remainder of the meet
Admission There is no admission charge.
GMU Facility Surcharge There will be a $2.00 facility surcharge for each swimmer entered to cover various GMU facility / University surcharges.
Programs Meet programs will be available for $3.00 per session. Finals programs will be free of charge while supplies last.
Officials All certified officials wishing to volunteer to work this meet please contact the Potomac Marlins Officials Chairman, Peter Nichols at: royall@gwu.edu prior to May 12th, 2006. Please include your club affiliation, certifications held, and sessions you wish to work. Officials assigned to this meet should sign in at the computer table at the start of warm-up. Certified officials who have not been contacted should volunteer their services to the Referee.
Seating Due to the limited pool deck space, Officials, USA Swimming Registered Coaches and Swimmers only will be permitted on the pool deck. Personal Chairs will NOT be permitted on the deck on the score board side of the pool. Swimmers will not be permitted to bring chairs on deck.
Warning Any club or individual that enters an unregistered athlete, falsifies an entry in any way, or permits an unregistered swimmer to represent them, will be fined by PVS the sum of $100.00 and no further entries will be accepted from that club until the said fine has been paid.
Entries Entries may be sent via e-mail.

Short Course entry times are considered conforming times for this meet and will be seeded a head of LC entry times

1. Entries must arrive by the due date and time.

2. Include with your commlink file one (1) report by name and one (1) by event. Create these reports in Team Manager and save as Word for Windows files. You must also check the box for "proof of time"

3. In the body of your e-mail provide entry numbers (girls, boys, totals). Include contact information (e-mail, phone, officials contact).

4. Send e-mail to coach_bill@verizon.net

5. Meet Directors are requested to acknowledge receipt by return e-mail within 24 hours. Clubs submitting entries that do NOT receive an acknowledgement should contact the Meet Director by other than e-mail to confirm receipt.

Entries may be sent via mail/express mail/ etc.

Computer disk entries (Hy-tek) are encouraged. Disk entries require one (1) meet entry report by name and one (1) by event from Team Manager. Entries may also be submitted on a PVS Master Entry Sheet. All entries must included a completed "Entry Cover Sheet."

Events file for use in Team Manager is available. (hyv.file) It is NOW provided as 40mm051906zip.

No late/deck entries are permitted for this meet.

The meet director will not accept phone or fax entries.

If using a mail service (Fed Ex, UPS, etc.) sign the waiver allowing the service to leave your entries without requiring a signature.

Entries that are incomplete, submitted on incorrect forms, or lacking the phone number of a responsible club official will not be accepted.

Fees Fees for individual events are $5.50.

Each participating Club is requested to remit one check to cover the entry fee for the entire team. Do not send cash.
Make checks payable to POTOMAC MARLINS. Entry fees are due with entries.
Entry Deadline The entry dead line is 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9th, 2006.
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.
Send Entries To Bill Marlin
3212 Allness Lane
Herndon, VA 20171

E-Mail entries will be accepted. Send electronic entries including meet entry reports to:
coach_bill@verizon.net
Entry fee check must be received by May 16th, 2006


Friday, May 19th, 2006 @ George Mason University
Warm-up 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Events at 8:10 a.m.
GIRLS EVENT # NST SCY NST LCM EVENT NST SCY NST LCM BOYS EVENT #
1 2:11.59 2:30.59 13-14 200 Free 2:05.79 2:23.99 2
3 2:02.99 2:24.19 Open 200 Free 1:54.79 2:14.19 4
*5 *1:09.69 *1:18.29 13-14 50 Fly *1:04.99 *1:12.99 *6
*7 *1:04.79 *1:14.69 Open 50 Fly *58.79 *1:08.19 *8
9 1:17.99 1:30.09 13-14 100 Breast 1:12.29 1:24.59 10
11 1:13.19 1:25.09 Open 100 Breast 1:06.29 1:18.19 12
13 1:09.69 1:19.49 13-14 100 Back 1:05.89 1:16.09 14
15 1:06.89 1:15.99 Open 100 Back 1:00.79 1:09.69 16
17 2:29.29 2:54.39 13-14 200 IM 2:22.89 2:44.79 18
19 2:22.19 2:43.09 Open 200 IM 2:09.99 2:32.59 20
21 11:25.99 10:20.99 Women's 13 & Over 800 Free




19:22.99 Men's 13 & Over 1500 Free 18:40.79 19:22.59 22

Notes:
Friday, May 19th, 2006 @ George Mason University
Warm-up 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Events at 8:10 a.m.
GIRLS EVENT # NST SCY NST LCM EVENT NST SCY NST LCM BOYS EVENT #
23 2:59.99 3:26.69 11-12 200 Breast 2:59.99 3:24.19 24
25 1:14.39 1:27.89 9-10 100 Free 1:13.89 1:26.59 26
27 1:03.09 1:15.09 11-12 100 Free 1:03.39 1:12.59 28
29 1:25.19 1:38.79 9-10 100 Back 1:26.89 1:37.09 30
31 1:13.79 1:27.29 11-12 100 Back 1:14.29 1:24.59 32
33 38.89 45.09 9-10 50 Fly 38.69 43.99 34
35 32.69 38.09 11-12 50 Fly 32.99 38.09 36
37 5:38.09 6:39.59 11-12 400 IM 5:31.99 6:36.29 38

Notes:
  • Positive check in for the 11-12 200 Breast is 7:30 a.m.
  • Positive check in for the 11-12 400 IM is 9:00 a.m.


Saturday, May 20th, 2006 @ George Mason University
Warm-up 7:00 am - 8:00 am Events at 8:10 am
GIRLS EVENT # NST SCY NST LCM EVENT NST SCY NST LCM BOYS EVENT #
39 5:40.99 5:06.59 13-14 400 Free 5:39.39 5:05.09 40
41 5:23.79 4:46.99 Open 400 Free 5:05.69 4:29.99 42
*43 *1:17.99 *1:30.09 13-14 50 Breast *1:12.29 *1:24.59 *44
*45 *1:13.19 *1:25.09 Open 50 Breast *1:06.29 *1:18.19 *46
*47 *1:09.69 *1:19.49 13-14 50 Back *1:05.89 *1:16.09 *48
*49 *1:06.89 *1:15.99 Open 50 Back *1:00.79 *1:09.69 *50
51 2:32.59 2:51.49 13-14 200 Fly 2:26.79 2:41.89 52
53 2:23.49 2:44.69 Open 200 Fly 2:14.79 2:32.19 54
55 1:00.79 1:09.49 13-14 100 Free 58.49 1:07.59 56
57 57.99 1:07.69 Open 100 Free 53.09 1:02.39 58

Notes:
  • Positive check in for the 13-14 and Open 400 Free is 7:30 am
  • Positive check in for the 13-14 and Open 200 Fly is 9:00 am
  • 13-14 and Open 50 breast...enter with 100 time
  • 13-14 and Open 50 back...enter with 100 time


Saturday, May 20th, 2006 @ George Mason University
Warm-up 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Events at 8:10 a.m.
GIRLS EVENT # NST SCY NST LCM EVENT NST SCY NST LCM BOYS EVENT #
59 2:47.99 3:05.59 11-12 200 Fly 2:49.99 3:03.89 60
61 38.49 46.69 9-10 50 Back 38.69 47.19 62
63 34.29 40.69 11-12 50 Back 34.19 40.29 64
65 2:44.99 3:04.69 9-10 200 Free 2:44.39 2:58.39 66
67 2:18.99 2:43.19 11-12 200 Free 2:18.59 2:39.69 68
69 1:35.99 1:55.59 9-10 100 Breast 1:37.69 1:54.99 70
71 1:22.19 1:36.79 11-12 100 Breast 1:25.09 1:36.59 72
73 3:04.99 3:32.59 9-10 200 IM 3:07.49 3:30.89 74
75 2:38.99 3:04.19 11-12 200 IM 2:40.89 3:02.09 76
 
Sunday, May 21st, 2006 @ George Mason University
Warm-up 7:00 am - 8:00 am Events at 8:10 am
GIRLS EVENT # NST SCY NST LCM EVENT NST SCY NST LCM BOYS EVENT #
77 5:15.59 6:06.29 13-14 400 IM 5:08.39 5:50.19 78
79 5:00.99 5:45.69 Open 400 IM 4:37.09 5:20.19 80
81 28.29 32.79 13-14 50 Free 26.89 30.59 82
83 27.29 30.79 Open 50 Free 24.69 28.69 84
85 2:31.29 2:53.39 13-14 200 Back 2:24.49 2:43.59 86
87 2:22.79 2:42.29 Open 200 Back 2:13.49 2:29.89 88
89 1:09.69 1:18.29 13-14 100 Fly 1:04.99 1:12.99 90
91 1:04.79 1:14.69 Open 100 Fly 58.79 1:08.19 92
93 2:48.99 3:13.99 13-14 200 Breast 2:40.29 3:04.39 94
95 2:43.79 3:02.59 Open 200 Breast 2:29.89 2:48.99 96

Notes:
  • Positive check in for the 13-14 & Open 400 IM is 7:30 am
  • Positive check in for the 13-14 & Open 200 Back is 9:00 am
  • Positive check in for the 13-14 & Open 200 Breast is 9:30 am


Sunday, May 21st, 2006 @ George Mason University
Warm-up 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Events at 8:10 a.m.
GIRLS EVENT # NST SCY NST LCM EVENT NST SCY NST LCM BOYS EVENT #
97 2:37.99 3:03.69 11-12 200 Back 2:42.99 3:03.29 98
99 33.09 39.49 9-10 50 Free 33.09 39.19 100
101 28.99 34.69 11-12 50 Free 28.59 33.99 102
103 1:33.89 1:41.69 9-10 100 Fly 1:29.97 1:35.19 104
105 1:14.59 1:24.89 11-12 100 Fly 1:16.39 1:24.09 106
107 43.99 52.29 9-10 50 Breast 44.59 52.49 108
109 38.09 44.09 11-12 50 Breast 38.79 45.09 110
111 7:19.99 6:24.69 9-10 400 Free 7:13.99 6:21.79 112
113 6:07.99 5:34.39 11-12 400 Free 6:06.99 5:31.19 114

Notes:
  • Positive check in for the 11-12 200 Back is 7:30 am
  • Positive check in for the 9-10 & 11-12 400 Free is 10:00 am.