PVS 2018 Long Course Age Group Championships

July 19, 2018 (06:30 AM) - July 22, 2018 (05:00 PM)
June 26, 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 & Sunday, July 19, 20 & 22

      • 13-14 Prelim Session 6:30 - 7:30am 7:40am 

      • 11-12 Prelim Session 10:30 - 11:20am 11:30am 

      • 10&U Prelim Session 2:30 - 3:10pm 3:20pm 

      • FINALS 5:30 - 6:20pm 6:30pm

    • Saturday, July 21 Timed Finals 2:00 - 2:50pm 3:00 pm

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

  • Rules

    • A swimmer may enter and compete in a maximum of 6 individual events and no more than 3 individual events per day.

    • A club may enter up to 3 relay teams per relay events, but only two relays teams per club per event may score.

    • LCM seed times are conforming for this meet and will be seeded before SCY seed times.

    • All events 200M and less will be prelims and finals.

      • 10&Under individual events will have one heat in Finals. 

      • 11&Over individual events will have two heats in Finals, “B” final followed by “A” final. 

    • All events 400M and longer are timed finals. The fastest two heats of the 13-14 400M Freestyle will swim in Finals on Friday

    • The 400M Freestyle for all age groups will be swum slowest to fastest.

    • The 400M Individual Medley will be swum slowest to fastest; women’s events followed by the men’s events

    • The 800M and 1500M Freestyle events will be swum fastest to slowest, alternating women and men.

    • The fastest heat of the 14&U 800M Freestyle will be swim as the first event of Finals on Thursday.

    • Swimmers of the 800M and 1500M events are responsible for providing their own timer and counter; except for those swimming in Finals on Thursday.

    • All 200M and 400M relays are timed finals and will be swum in the preliminary sessions.

    • The 200M relays will be swum slowest to fastest and the 400M relays will be swum fastest to slowest. The 14&U 800M Freestyle relay will be swum as the last event on Sunday evening and will be swum fastest to slowest.

    • No late entries are permitted.

    • No deck entries will be accepted. 


  • 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