PVS Long Course Distance Meet

June 19-20, 2010

Sanctioned by USA Swimming through Potomac Valley Swimming: PVS-10-65

Hosted for PVS by: Curl-Burke Swim Club

Entries due to Meet Manger by: Tuesday June 8, 2010 (check on club deadline)

Saturday & Sunday Warm up: 1:00 pm, Events 1:45 pm


Meet Host/Director:

CUBU; Brian Pawlowicz, brianpawlowicz@cubu.org, 703-319-4168

Mail checks to: 10416 Lake Ridge Dr, Oakton, VA 22124

Meet Referee:

Art Davis, emerand@comcast.net

Club Official’s Chair:

Art Davis, emerand@comcast.net

Contact club chair if you are available to Officiate at the meet.


Takoma Aquatic & Community Center

300 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC 20011, 202-576-9284

·         8 lane, 50 meter

·         The competition course has not been certified in accordance with USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Article 104.2.2(C).


Open to all Potomac Valley Swimming registered athletes 10 years old and older.

Disability Swimmers:

PVS and host clubs along with their Meet Directors are committee 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 athlete’s coach) is also responsible for notifying the session referee of any disability prior to competition.

Qualifying Times:

·         Minimum provable times:

o   For 800 M, 15:00:00 in either the 800m or 1000yd Freestyle

o   For 1500 M, 25:00:00 in either the 1500m or 1650 Freestyle

o   See full description of the Distance Qualifying Policy

·         All swimmers are eligible for awards regardless of entry time used.

·         Coaches of 13 & O athletes that can complete the event(s) faster than the QT’s, but do not satisfy the entry rule, should petition the PVS Distance Coordinator, Bill Marlin at coach_bill@verizon.net.


·         Current USA Swimming rules shall govern the meet.

·         All events are timed finals.

·         Seed times are long course meters

·         No on-deck USA-S registration is permitted

·         Deck entries will be accepted, and are $10 per individual event. All deck entries must be submitted no later than 45 minutes prior to first event of each session. Swimmers will be entered into open lanes in existing heats on a first come, first served basis. In the event of a significantly over subscribed session, the Meet Director reserves the right to not accept deck entries.

·         Evidence of current USA-S registration will be required for deck entries.

      The use of equipment capable of taking pictures (i.e. cell phones, cameras, PDA’s etc) are banned from behind the starting blocks during the entire meet, including warm up, competition and cool down periods.

Positive Check In & Order of Swims:

All events will be positive check in and deck seeded. 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 website www.pvswim.org no later than Wednesday June 16, 2010.

Warm Up:

The prescribed PVS warm-up procedures and safety policies will be followed. The Meet Director may determine the structure of Warm-up; times/lane assignments.


Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their swimmers and for cleaning up their team areas.


Medals will be awarded to sixth places separately in the following age groups:  10 and under, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 and over.


Programs will NOT be available for each session. A complimentary copy of the Psych Sheet will be provided to coaches and working officials.

Officials & Timers:

·         Each participating club is requested to provide at least one table worker or official (referee, starter or stroke & turn judge) per session if entering 25 or more splashes

·         All certified officials wishing to volunteer please contact the appropriate club official’s chair prior to June 9.

·         Each swimmer must provide their own timer and counter (if needed).

·         The Meet Director may send out a request for timers based upon entries.

Entry Procedures:

·         Entries should be submitted using Hy-Tek Team Manager.

·         Event File

·         Include in the subject of the email, “2010 PVS June Distance - ***” with the clubs initials in place of the asterisks. Also include training site if your club submits multiple entry files.

·         Meet Directors are requested to acknowledge receipt by return email within 24 hours. If acknowledgement is not received in a timely manner, please contact the meet director.

·         Individual event fee: $5.00 (make checks payable to PVS)

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

·         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 and no further entries will be accepted from that club until the said fine is paid.

NOTE: In granting this sanction it is understood and agreed that USA Swimming, Potomac Valley Swimming, Takoma Aquatic & Community Center and Curl-Burke Swim Club shall be free from any liabilities or claims for damages arising by reason of injuries to anyone during the conduct of the event.


Saturday June 19, 2010

Warm up: 1:00-1:40 pm, Events: 1:45 pm

Women’s Events #


Men’s Event #


1500 Meter Freestyle



400 Meter Freestyle


All athletes must provide their own timer and counter (if needed).


Sunday June 20, 2010

Warm up: 1:00-1:40 pm, Events: 1:45 pm

Women’s Event #


Men’s Event #


800 Meter Freestyle



400 Meter Individual Medley


All athletes must provide their own timer and counter (if needed).