5208 Garner St.
Springfield, VA 22151
Phone #: (703)-820-7946
Fax #: (703)-941-4636
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. Continuous warm-up will be available in the diving well end of the competition pool throughout the meet. Special Lanes will be designated by the meet referee for relay start practice in the warm-up lanes.
Open to all USA Swimming registered athletes ages 6-18.
Swimmers shall compete at the age intended on the first day of the meet. An athlete may only compete in his or her own age group and OPEN events. Entry times and USA Swimming memberships are subject to confirmation.
Individual swimmers may compete on up to 3 relay events per day.
1999-2000 United States Swimming Rules shall govern the meet. The new "whistle starting protocol" and the "no recall" procedures will be used at this meet except at the 6-8 yr. old sessions. All events are timed finals. A swimmer may compete in no more than three relay teams per day. All standard USA Swimming relay rules will apply. Backstroke relays will follow prescribed USA Swimming rules for the initial start. Subsequent starts shall be a forward start. Swimmers are permitted one arm stroke or simultaneous double arm pull before rotating to their back. No dolphin kicking is permitted prior to rotating to their back. All other backstroke rules apply including the requirement to surface before the 15 meter mark. The meet director, in conjunction with the meet referee, reserves the right to determine rules not previously addressed for any special events.
Positive Check-in WILL NOT be in effect.
Awards will be presented for the top 16 places as follows:|
1st - 3rd = Medals, 4th - 8th = Rosette Ribbons, 9th - 16th = Ribbons
CLERK OF COURSE||
A clerk of course will be operated by the host team during the 8 & under sessions. For other sessions, coaches are asked to not have relay team members report more than one heat early in order to avoid undue congestion behind the starting blocks and on the bulkhead
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Team awards will be presented for the top 10 teams
All entries should be submitted on (Hy-Tek) computer Disk. Please include all swimmer's names on your disk entry for ease of data entry. Entries not submitted on disk must be handwritten (including all swimmer's names) on standard PVS master entry forms and will be charged $1.00 surcharge per relay. A meet entry report by EVENT, listing 4 swimmers, from Meet Manager must accompany each team's entry. A completed ENTRY COVER SHEET, signature and phone number of a club official must also be included with entry for validation. Entries will be limited by a maximum number of heats per event. (Indicated on the EVENTS SCHEDULE). Relay entries that do not make the cut will be reimbursed prior to the date of the meet. Aggregate times should be used for entry.
Fees for each Relay are $10.00. Each club is requested to remit one check to cover the entries for the entire team. Please do not send cash.
ENTRY PROCEDURES / RULES||
Late Entries may be accepted at the Meet Directors discretion through April 26th, 2000 provided there are spaces available. Entries will not be accepted after this date. THERE WILL BE NO DECK ENTRIES. All events will be pre-seeded.
The Meet Director must receive all entries for this meet no later than
A concession stand will be provided throughout the meet by the host team. Hospitality will be provided for the coaches, volunteers, and officials.
Potomac Marlins are looking for Meet Sponsors and individual event sponsors to help raise money for the Special Olympics. For more information please call Potomac Marlins Team Manager, Barry Marlin @ 703-820-SWIM
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 and participation will be prohibited in the future.
Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers and for cleaning up their team areas after each session.
There is no admission charge. Programs for each session will be available for $3.00 . Coaches and working officials will receive one program free of charge. $1.00 from each program sale is required for GMU parking fee.
All participating teams will be required to provide timers for each session in accordance with the number of entries from each team. The host club will provide one timer per lane for all sessions. The meet director will contact all participating teams with the number of timers to be provided.
An official's list from each participating team shall be submitted with entries. Officials will be contacted by the host team and assigned to requested sessions. Certified officials who wish to work the meet should contact the Potomac Marlins Officials Coordinator Jim Van Erden (703-239-2963) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday evening session will feature a Special Olympics swim meet. The Special Olympics meet will be conducted by the Northern Virginia Special Olympics and the Potomac Marlins U.S. Swim Team.
The intent of the Relay Mania Relay Championships is to provide a quality venue for the Special Olympic Athletes to compete and to help raise money for the Special Olympics Organization and to raise the level of community awareness for such events.
25 % of the proceeds from the Relay Mania event will be donated to the Special Olympics.
An event schedule will be provided by the Special Olympics. All U.S.S. coaches, parents and swimmers are invited to participate with the running of the Special Olympics portion of this meet.
For further information contact the Potomac Marlins Relay Mania Meet Manager, Bill Marlin 703-820-7946 (mailbox #2) or e-mail at email@example.com
Note: Session start times are subject to change based upon meet time line.FRIDAY:
|1.||13-14 400y Medley Relay - Women||QT 5:01.96|| Top 40 Entries
||2. ||13-14 400y Medley Relay - Men || QT 4:41.06|| Top 40 Entries
||3.|| 13-18 400y Medley Relay - Women || QT 4:56.86|| Top 40 Entries
||4. ||13-18 400y Medley Relay - Men || QT 4:23.46 ||Top 40 Entries
||5.|| 13-14 200y MIXED SEX Breaststroke Relay ||QT 2:42.88|| Top 48 Entries
||6.|| 13-18 200y MIXED SEX Breaststroke Relay|| QT 2:37.88 ||Top 48 Entries
||7.|| 13-14 200y MIXED SEX Backstroke Relay ||QT 2:25.98|| Top 48 Entries
||8.||13-18 200y MIXED SEX Backstroke Relay|| QT 2:20.48|| Top 48 Entries
||9. ||13-14 200y Freestyle Relay - Women ||QT 2:05.16|| Top 56 Entries
||10. ||13-18 200y Freestyle Relay - Women ||QT 2:03.56 ||Top 56 Entries
||11. ||13-14 200y Freestyle Relay - Men ||QT 1:50.36 ||Top 56 Entries
||12.|| 13-18 200y Freestyle Relay - Men || QT 1:48.36 ||Top 56 Entries
|13.||6-8 200y Medley Relay - Girls||NO Qualifying Time||Top 56 Entries
||14. || 6-8 200y Medley Relay - Boys ||NO Qualifying Time ||Top 56 Entries
||15.||6-8 200y MIXED SEX Breaststroke Relay|| NO Qualifying Time|| Top 56 Entries
||16.|| 6-8 200y MIXED SEX Freestyle Relay || NO Qualifying Time|| Top 56 Entries
|17.||9-10 200y Medley Relay - Girls||QT 2:50.46||Top 48 Entries
||18.|| 9 -10 200y Medley Relay - Boys ||QT 2:49.76 ||Top 48 Entries
||19.|| 11-12 200y Medley Relay - Girls || QT 2:26.36 || Top 48 Entries
||20.|| 11-12 200y Medley Relay - Boys || QT 2:24.96||Top 48 Entries
||21.||9-10 200y MIXED SEX Breaststroke Relay || QT 3:11.96||Top 48 Entries
||22.|| 11-12 200y MIXED SEX Breaststroke Relay || QT 2:45.16 ||Top 48 Entries
||23. ||9-10 200y MIXED SEX Backstroke Relay || QT 2:54.96 ||Top 48 Entries
||24.|| 11-12 200y MIXED SEX Backstroke Relay ||QT 2:28.56|| Top 48 Entries
||25.|| 9-10 200y MIXED SEX Freestyle Relay|| QT 2:23.56 ||Top 56 Entries
||26.|| 11-12 200y MIXED SEX Freestyle Relay|| QT 2:07.16 ||Top 56 Entries|
|27.||13-14 400y Freestyle Relay - Women||QT 4:31.16|| Top 40 Entries
||28.|| 13-14 400y Freestyle Relay - Men || QT 4:11.56|| Top 40 Entries
||29. ||13-18 400y Freestyle Relay - Women|| QT 4:23.16 ||Top 40 Entries
||30. ||13-18 400y Freestyle Relay - Men || QT 3:55.56||Top 40 Entries
||31. ||13-14 200y MIXED SEX Butterfly Relay|| QT 2:23.48|| Top 48 Entries
||32.|| 13-18 200y MIXED SEX Butterfly || QT 2:17.28|| Top 48 Entries
||33.|| 13-14 200y MIXED SEX Freestyle Relay ||QT 2:10. 68|| Top 48 Entries
||34. ||13-18 200y MIXED SEX Freestyle Relay ||QT 2:04.68|| Top 48 Entries
||35.|| 13-14 200y Medley Relay - Women || QT 2:28.39||Top 56 Entries
||36.||13-14 200y Medley Relay - Men Entries|| QT 2:26. 44 ||Top 56 Entries
||37.||13-18 200y Medley Relay - Women || QT 2:17.89||Top 56 Entries
||38. ||13-18 200y Medley Relay - Men || QT 2:09.39 ||Top 56 Entries
|39.||6-8 200y Freestyle Relay - Girls||NO Qualifying Times||Top 56 Entries
||40.||6-8 200y Freestyle Relay - Boys ||NO Qualifying Times|| Top 56 Entries
||41. ||6-8 200y MIXED SEX Backstroke Relay|| NO Qualifying Times ||Top 56 Entries
||42.||6-8 200y MIXED SEX Butterfly Relay ||NO Qualifying Times ||Top 56 Entries
|43.||9-10 200y Freestyle Relay - Girls||QT 2:24.16||Top 64 Entries
||44.|| 9-10 200y Freestyle Relay - Boys || QT 2:22.36|| Top 64 Entries
||45.|| 11-12 200y Freestyle Relay - Girls || QT 2:09.16|| Top 64 Entries
||46.|| 11-12 200y Freestyle Relay - Boys ||QT 2:05.16 ||Top 64 Entries
||47. ||9-10 200y MIXED SEX Butterfly Relay || QT 2:49.96 ||Top 64 Entries
||48.|| 11-12 200y MIXED SEX Butterfly Relay || QT 2:21.76||Top 64 Entries
||49.|| 9-10 200y MIXED SEX Medley Relay || QT 2:50.46|| Top 64 Entries
||50.|| 11-12 200y MIXED SEX Medley Relay || QT 2:26.36|| Top 64 Entries
Pink and Blue Relay cards should be submitted for each relay along with entry information. All swimmers names must appear on the cards in order prior to the event. HINT: Hy-Tek's "labels option" makes filling out entry cards a breeze! Relay cards must be delivered to the timers behind the relay teams starting block prior to their heat.
SEND ENTRIES TO:|| BILL MARLIN |
5208 Garner St.
Springfield, VA 22151
(703)-820-7946 mailbox #2
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:|| POTOMAC MARLINS