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Officials Education Travel Reimbursement Amounts for the 2023-2024 SeasonA maximum of two reimbursements from the following:
|Toyota U.S. Open
|Speedo Winter Junior Championships
|US Paralympics Swimming National Championships
|TYR Pro Swim Series
|18&U Spring Cup
|Open Water Nationals & Junior Nationals
|Club Excellence Series
|US Olympic Team Trials
|US Paralympic Trials
|Speedo Summer Championships
The PVS Officials Education Travel Stipend is intended to assist with an official's travel expenses to work national championship level competition. The Officials Chair through the Vice-Chair for Operations shall recommend to the Board of Directors which meets shall be eligible for reimbursement during the following competitive year (September 1 to August 31). The meets may be recommended from amongst the following: Zone meets, Sectional Championships, USA Swimming 18&Under Spring Cup meets, USA Swimming Futures Championships, USA Swimming Pro Series meets, USA Swimming Junior National Championships, USA Swimming Trials Class Meets, USA Swimming National Championships, USA Swimming Open Water Championships, and US Paralympic Swimming National Championships. Meets held within PVS’ geographical boundaries are not eligible for reimbursement.
Officials working at a qualifying meet may not receive more than their actual expenses in travel assistance. The Officials Committee shall recommend annually to the Board of Directors both the maximum to be paid per meet for meets to be held in the following competition year as well as the total assistance that may be paid for meets held during the following competition year. An official may receive up to three (3) travel stipends in each competition year, a maximum of two (2) for meets at or above the USA Swimming 18&Under Spring Cup (1 ½ stars) level. A third travel stipend request must be from an Eastern Zone sponsored meet (Eastern Zones, Eastern Zone Speedo Sectional Championships). Officials’ reimbursement will be distributed subject to the rules below. When the yearly allocation is exhausted no additional allocations will be made for meets held in that competition year. Reimbursement will be distributed subject to the rules below.
In order to be eligible for Education Travel Reimbursement, a PVS official must meet the following eligibility requirements:
In order to receive Education Travel Reimbursement, a PVS official must do the following:
The PVS Officials Chair will review all Applications for PVS Officials Travel Stipend and certify to the PVS Vice Chair (Finance) and the PVS Treasurer that the submitting official meets all requirements for reimbursement. The PVS Officials Chair will submit a list of all recipients of a stipend and the amount of reimbursement to the PVS Board of Directors at the following PVS Board Meeting.