PVS Long Course Distance Meet
May 27-28, 2000

Sanctioned by USA Swimming
Through Potomac Valley Swimming

Sanction #PVS-00-0527-53

Hosted for Potomac Valley Swimming By:

Metro Marlins Swim Club

Meet Director: Metro Marlin Swim Club
Bill West
(301) 773-8416
Meet Location: Rockville Municipal Swim Center
355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD 301 309-3040
Schedule: Session Warm-up Events
Saturday & Sunday 6:00am to 6:30am 6:40am
Eligibility: Meet open to all Potomac Valley Swimming registered athletes age 10 years old and older.
Qualifying Time: Any swimmer who has equaled or bettered:
25:00.00 for the 1500M/1650Y event      15:00.00 for the 800M/1000Y event

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 per occurrence and no further entries will be accepted from that club until the said fine has been paid.

Entry fees are due with meet entry. Unpaid fees will be reported to the PVS Administrative Office at the conclusion of the meet.


The competition will be conducted in accordance with current USA Swimming rules.

The meet will conclude no later than 12:00 noon.

The "Whistle Starting Protocol" and the "No Recall" procedures will be used at this meet.

Order of Swims: The meet will be seeded and swum according to submitted entry times regardless of age. Heats will be swum fastest to slowest, alternating Women and Men. Expected swim times, and check in requirements will be posted to the PVS Web Page at www.pvswim.org no later than Wed., May 24, 2000.
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. During the meet there will be continuous warm-up/warm-down water. Persons will be assigned to monitor these areas. If at any time conditions become unsafe, the area will be closed for the remainder of the session.
Awards Medals will be awarded to sixth place separately in the following age groups: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 and Over.
Officials: Officials assigned to this meet, please sign in at the recording table prior to the start of each warm-up session. Certified Officials who have not been contacted should volunteer their services to the Deck Referee..
Timers: Each swimmer must provide their own timer; counters are optional.
Supervision: Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers and for cleaning up their team areas.
Fees: All entries are $3.75.
Admissions/ Programs: There is no admission charge. A complimentarty copy of the Psych sheet will be provided to coaches and working officials.
Meet Entry Procedures:

Each Club is requested to submit one check to cover fees for the entire team.

A 3 1/2" disk with entries may be submitted, but must be accompanied by a printed report of these entries; or a PVS Master Entry sheet may be submitted. In all cases the name of the Club entry person must be included. Please note your club name (if not a club check) the # of entries, and the meet name or sanction number on your check. Please do not send cash. Meet Directors have been instructed not to accept telephone entries

A 3" X 5" PVS Official Meet Entry Card must be submitted for each athlete entered.


Entry Deadline: Entries must be received by the Meet Director no later than:
5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2000.
Checks Payable To:
Potomac Valley Swimming
Mail Entries to: Bill West
3500 Gary Court
Springdale, MD 20774
(301) 773-8416

Saturday, May 27, 2000

Warm-up: 6:00 - 6:30 a.m. First Heat: 6:40 a.m.

Event #


Event #


800 Meter Freestyle





Sunday, May 28, 2000

Warm-up: 6:00 - 6:30 a.m. First Heat: 6:40 a.m.

Event #


Event #


1500 Meter Freestyle



Rockville Municipal Swim Center
355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD

301 309-3040

Please note athletes must provide their own timer, counters are optional