2007 Red & Black Invitational

UMD Red & Black Invitational

October 12-13, 2007

Sponsored by University of Maryland


Sanctioned by USA Swimming

Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction # PVC-08-03



MEET DIRECTOR: Jarod Schroeder


MEET LOCATION:University of Maryland
Eppley Recreation Center

                                                College Park, MD  20742

A warm-up/warm down area will be available in the deep end of the pool.  Swimmers may not use the therapy pool at any time.


SCHEDULE: Session 1 - Friday, October 12th:  Warm-up 4:30 - 5:20 PM /  Events: 5:30 PM

                                                Session 2 - Saturday, October 13th:  Warm-up 7:30 - 8:20 AM / Events 8:30 PM
Session 3 - Saturday, October 13th: 
Warm-up 3:30 - 4:20 PM / Events 4:30 PM


ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Potomac Valley athletes 13 and over with 2005-08 NAG 15-16 "A" times. Age on October 12, 2007 will determine age for the entire meet.  Swimmers who qualify for 2 events are eligible to swim additional events up to the meet entry limit.  Please mark bonus events as such when submitting your entries. 

It may be necessary to limit entries in certain events due to time constraints.  Entries will be processed in the order that they are received.


RULES: Current USA Swimming rules shall govern the meet. All events are timed finals. Contestants may enter a maximum of eight individual events in the meet with no more than three events on Friday and no more than five events on Saturday.  Times from from long course or short course meters are acceptable if, when converted, according to the Hy-Tek Meet Mgr conversion factors, they satisfy the QTs.  Submit actual times in the course achieved designating "L" or "S" as appropriate.    Please mark bonus events as such when submitting your entries.  Seed  times are short course yards.

No deck entries will be accepted.


INCLUSION POLICY:   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 athletes coach) is also responsible for notifying the session referee of any disability prior to the competition.


WARM-UP: The prescribed Potomac Valley Swimming warm-up procedures and safety policies for Open warm-ups will be followed.


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.


OFFICIALS: All certified officials wishing to volunteer to work this meet please contact Dave Diehl at ddiehl@umd.edu prior to October 2nd. Please include your club affiliation, certifications held, and sessions you wish to work. Officials assigned to this meet should sign in at the recording table at the start of the Warm-up. Certified officials, who have not been contacted, should volunteer their services to the Referee.


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


ADMISSION: There is no admission charge. Programs for each session will be available for $2.00 per session. Working officials and coaches receive a free program.


FEES: Fees for individual events are $5.00. Neither cash nor telephone entries will be accepted.


ENTRIES: Club entries will be accepted by email. Submission of entries by email must include the following files: the Hy-Tek Commlink II file, The Team Manager Meet Entry Report files (one by SWIMMER and one by EVENT).  The name and phone number of the Club representative submitting the email must be included. INDIVIDUAL OR UNATTACHED ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY delivery to the Post Office Box address below and will not be accepted by e-mail, unless those swimmers are training with a club and that club is submitting their entries in the required above Hy-Tek format. Clubs submitting by email may submit entries to jschroed@umd.edu, in the subject heading type, "UMD Red & Black Invitational - ****" with the club's initials substituted in place of the asterisks. NO DECK ENTRIES.

Optional: Before preparing your entries, events for this meet can be downloaded and imported into Team Manager.  The meet events file can be found at "03mm101207.zip" .

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.


WARNING:    Any club that enters an unregistered athlete, falsifies an entry in any way, or permits unregistered coaches 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.


DEADLINE:                          The Meet Director must receive all entries for this meet

                                                 NO LATER THAN 5:00 PM, Tuesday, October 2nd.


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.



Checks must be mailed to the Meet Director and postmarked within 48 hours of the entry deadline.  Entries will not be considered complete until the Meet Director receives payment.


SEND ENTRIES TO:         Jarod Schroeder
University of Maryland Swimming
Comcast Center
Terrapin Trail
College Park, MD 20742




Friday, October 12, 2007
Session 1

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

Women Event #





Men Event #

1 1:16.39 100 YD Breaststroke 1:09.19 2
3 2:11.49 200 YD Freestyle 2:00.79 4
5 1:06.89 100 YD Butterfly 1:00.49 6
7 5:14.09 400 YD Individual Medley 4:49.09 8




Saturday, October 13, 2007
Session 2

Warm-up 7:30 8:20 am     Events 8:30 am

Women Event #





Men Event #

9 28.19 50 YD Freestyle 25.39 10
11 2:44.69 200 YD Breaststroke 2:30.09 12
13 1:07.69 100 YD Backstroke 1:01.29 14
15 5:48.39 500 YD Freestyle 5:25.29 16


Saturday, October 13, 2007
Session 3

Warm-up 3:30 4:20 pm     Events 4:30 pm

Women Event #





Men Event #

17 2:28.39 200 YD Individual Medley 2:15.69 18
19 2:25.89 200 YD Backstroke 2:12.69 20
21 1:01.09 100 YD Freestyle 55.39 22
23 2:26.59 200 YD Butterfly 2:14.39 24