Entry Deadline also clarified.
9 & Under Mini Meet
November 23, 2003

Sanction# PVC-04-09

Meet Director: Nicole Gamard 202-490-5235
Club Officials Chair Art Davis 703-625-9288
Location: American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016
** Parking is available in the parking garage above the Sports Center**
Schedule: Session I: Girls warm-up 7:00-7:50 AM Events 8:00 AM
Session II Boys warm-up 12:00-12:50 PM Events 1:00 PM
Meet Format & Scoring: This meet is primarily a Pentathlon. In order to enter the "Pentathlon Competition" a SWIMMER MUST SWIM ALL FOUR (4) 25/50 YARD EVENTS PLUS THE 100 YARD I.M. EVENT IN THEIR AGE GROUP. The championship scoring will be based on the accumulated times of the five (5) events.
Awards: Special Awards will be given for 1st to 8th place - Pentathlon
Ribbons will be given for 1st to 8th place - Individual events
Eligibility: Open to all registered Potomac Valley Swimming Swimmers 9 years of age and under. It may be necessary to limit entries in certain events due to time constraints. Swimmers shall compete at the age attained on the first day of the meet.
Inclusion Policy for Swimmers with a Disability: 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 athlete’s coach) is also responsible for notifying the session referee of any disability prior to the competition.
Rules: Current United States Swimming rules shall govern the meet. A contestant may enter a maximum of five (5) events. This meet is pre-seeded. No late entries or deck entries will be accepted.
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.
Admission: There is no admission charge. Programs for each session will be available for $1.00 each.
Officials: Certified Officials who have not been contacted should volunteer, please sign in with the Referee. An Officials meeting will be held no later than 10 minutes before the end of each warm-up session. Officials wishing to work this meet are urged to contact the CUBU Club Officials Chair prior to the meet.
Supervision: Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers and for cleaning up their team areas.
Seating: Due to the limited pool deck space, Officials, USA Swimming Registered Coaches and Swimmers only will be permitted on the pool deck.
Timers: Participating Clubs are required to provide timers in proportion to their entry. A timer is required for each 25 entries. The number of timers being committed must be included on the club master entry. The number of timers will be adjusted when the Club is providing other officials. Acceptance of the Club entry is based on compliance with the above. The Host Club will provide one (1) timer per lane.

Entries may be sent via e-mail.

  • Entries must arrive by the due date and time
  • Include with your commlink file one (1) report by name and one (1) by event. Create these reports in Team Manager and save as Word for Windows files.
  • In the body of your e-mail provide entry numbers (girls, boys, totals). Include contact information (e-mail, phone, officials contact).
  • Send e-mail to

Entries may be sent via mail/express mail/ etc.
Computer disk entries (Hy-tek) are encouraged. Disk entries require one (1) meet entry report by name and one (1) by event from Team Manager. Entries may also be submitted on a PVS Master Entry Sheet. All entries must included a completed "Entry Cover Sheet".

Optional: Before preparing your entries, events for this meet can be downloaded and then imported into team manager. (download "") -- now posted.

Fees: Fees for individual events are $5.00. The fee for the Pentathlon is $25.00 total. Each participating Club is requested to remit one check to cover the entry fee for the entire team. Please do not send cash. Entry fees are due with entries.
Checks: Make checks payable to CURL-BURKE SWIM CLUB.
Entry Deadline: All entries must be submitted for this meet no later than
5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 12, 2003
Note: NO fax or phone entries will be accepted.

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.

Send Entries To: Nicole Gamard 202- 490-5235
PMB 192
4410 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Meet T-ShirtThere will be meet t-shirts available for sale. This year's design will be new.

Session I - Girls
warm-up: 7:00-7:50 AM First Event 8:00 AM
Event # Age Event
1 7 & under25 yard Butterfly
2 8 year old 25 yard Butterfly
3 9 year old 50 yard Butterfly
4 7 & under 25 yard Backstroke
5 8 year old 25 yard Backstroke
6 9 year old 50 yard Backstroke
7 7 & under 25 yard Breaststroke
8 8 year old 25 yard Breaststroke
9 9 year old 50 yard Breaststroke
10 7 & under 25 yard Freestyle
11 8 year old 25 yard Freestyle
12 9 year old 50 yard Freestyle
13 7 & under 100 yard IM
14 8 year old100 yard IM
15 9 year old 100 yard IM

Session II - Boys
warm-up: 12:00-12:50 First Event 1:00 PM
Age Event Event #
7 & under25 yard Butterfly16
8 year old 25 yard Butterfly17
9 year old 50 yard Butterfly 18
7 & under 25 yard Backstroke 19
8 year old 25 yard Backstroke 20
9 year old 50 yard Backstroke 21
7 & under 25 yard Breaststroke 22
8 year old 25 yard Breaststroke 23
9 year old 50 yard Breaststroke 24
7 & under 25 yard Freestyle 25
8 year old 25 yard Freestyle 26
9 year old 50 yard Freestyle 27
7 & under 100 yard IM 28
8 year old 100 yard IM 29
9 year old 100 yard IM 30