2000 PVS Long Course Zone All - Star Team

Potomac Valley Swimming will be represented with an ALL -STAR TEAM at the 2000 Eastern Zone Long Course Championship Meet. This year the meet will be held in Buffalo, New York. The venues for this meet will be University at Buffalo Alumni Arena Pool for the 12 & unders, and the Erie Community College Flickinger Aquatic Center for the 13 & overs. All finals will be at Erie Community College Flickinger Aquatic Center. The dates for this meet is August 9 - 12, 2000. This is a great chance for PVS swimmers to compete against the best in the East, and to get to know and develop friendships with swimmers from other Potomac Valley Clubs.

All PVS swimmers are encouraged to apply for the team. All qualified swimmers in each event will be selected for the team. Each swimmer may enter a total of six events. Swimmers age for this meet is age as of August 9, 2000. The attached meet announcement contains all zone meet details, including qualifying times and eligibility rules. Entry times must be in Long Course Meters and must have been achieved in a PVS/USA sanctioned approved meet. Indicate the date and meet for verification of entry time. Swimmers are responsible for providing official results for entry times achieved in non PVS competition.

All swimmers will receive a zone team cap, T-shirt, and suit. Addition attire will be available for purchase.

Recommended accommodations are listed with the meet announcement. Swimmers and parents must make their own hotel arrangements. Cost of lodging, transportation, and food are the swimmer's/ parent's responsibility.

The team fee for each PVS swimmer is $70.00 ( which includes swimsuit, swim cap, T-shirt, and all events swum). Entries must be submitted by Clubs or Teams via standard PVS entry procedures. Because of the short turn around time for the entries, HY-TEK ENTRIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!!! PLEASE INCLUDE A HARD COPY AS WELL.

Contact Linda Crudup, Zone Team Manager, at 301 249-1803 for any additional information or inquiries.

Zone Team applicant's entries, fees and outfitting forms must be received on or before 5 PM Tuesday July 25, 2000. Send or deliver entries to:

Linda Crudup
13107 Keverton Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD. 20774