PVS 2018 Long Course Junior Championships

Jul 12, 2018 (03:15 PM) - Jul 15, 2018 (08:00 PM)
June 19, 2018


This is a Top Tier Long Course Championship meet. Swimmers must meet or exceed qualifying times in order to participate in this event.

  • Meet Announcement

  • Facility

    • University of Maryland College Park Campus Eppley Recreation Center College Park, MD, 20740

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

    • The competition course is 8 lanes, 50 meters. Continuous warm up/cool down will be available.

    • The competition course is 8.0’ deep at the starting end and 14.0’ deep at the turning end.

  • Schedule

    • Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, July 12 - 15

    • Timed Finals

      • Warm Up: 12:15-1:15 pm

      • Events: 1:25 pm

    • Meet Director reserves the right to adjust times/sessions after entries are received.

  • Rules

    • Current USA Swimming rules shall govern this meet.

    • No on-deck USA-S registration is permitted.

    • In compliance with USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, the use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone is not permitted in the changing areas, rest rooms, or locker rooms. Per PVS policy, the use of equipment capable of taking pictures (i.e., cell phones, cameras, etc.) is banned from behind the starting blocks during the entire meet, including warm up, competition and cool down periods.

    • Deck changes are prohibited.

    • Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water. When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement.

    • Operation of a drone or any other flying devices is prohibited over the venue (pools, athlete/coach areas, spectator areas and open ceiling locker rooms) any time athletes, coaches, officials and/or spectators are present.

    • Dive-over starts will be used during the all preliminary sessions.

    •  Long Course Meters seed times are conforming for this meet.

    • All events are prelims and finals, except for relays and the 800M and 1500M Freestyle which are timed finals

    • A swimmer may enter and compete in a maximum of 7 individual events and no more than 3 individual events per day. • A club may enter up to 3 relay teams per relay event, but only two relay teams per club per event may score.

    • The 200 M Freestyle Relays and 200 M Medley Relays will not be scored.

    • All relay events swum during the preliminary sessions will be swum slow-to-fast.

    • All heats of the 200 M Freestyle Relay and 200 M Medley Relay will be swum in the preliminaries session.

    • The top two heats of the 400 M Freestyle Relay and the 400 M Medley Relay will be swum in the finals session.

    • Heats of the 800 M Freestyle Relay will alternate women and men. The fastest heat for women and men will be swum as the last event in the finals session. Coaches may elect to swim the 800 M Freestyle during the prelims session. They must make this designation when they positive check in for the event.

    • No deck entries will be accepted.

    • No late entries are permitted for this meet. 


  • Psych Sheets

  • Prelims Timeline

  • Parking Information:

    • Deck Parking will be available for advance purchase. A link will be posted on the Potomac Valley Swimming website Schedule Page. Cost of parking will be approximately $10.00-$12.00 per day.

  • Timer Information