2023 Meet Schedule:

Date Opponent Location
6/10 Time Trials - Blue Dolphins only Home
6/17 Urbanna Otters Home
6/24 Montclair Seahawks Montclair Pool
7/1 Ben Lomond Ducks Home
7/8 Dale City Frogs Birchdale Community Pool
7/15 Lake Ridge Lancers Home
7/22 Virginia Oaks Sea Devils Virginia Oaks Pool
7/29 Divisionals - Ben Lomond Ducks and Stonewall Park Seawolves Home

 

Typical Meet Timeline: 

Note: for Home meets, there is pool deck setup on the Friday night prior.

Meet Event Description  Start Stop
All Swimmers and Volunteers check in 5:30 6:00
Lake Manassas Warmup 6:10 6:30
Volunteer Meetings 6:30 6:45
National Anthem Sung 6:58 7:00
Meet Begins! 7:00  
First Shift for Volunteers 7:00 ~9:30
Volunteer Shift 2 begins after Event 29 completes  ~9:30 ~12:00
Meet over ~12:00  
Home meets - restore pool deck immediately after meet 12:00 12:30

 

Meet Scoring & Ribbons:

How are meets scored?

PWSL dual meets are comprised of 67 events: 19 relays and 48 individual events. Swimmers earn points for their teams by competing in relay events and by being one of the six fastest finishers on their team in individual events. The team with the most points wins the meet. 

Individual Events:

In individual events:
The fastest 6 finishes for each team will score points by completion of legal swims.
The same team cannot score points for more than 6 places.
 
Example for a Dual Meet: 
Swimmer Team Place - for Ribbons* Points awarded
Aaliyah Us 1 13
Chloe Us 2 11
Daisy Us 3 10
Elise Them 4 9
Fatima Us 5 8
Hannah Us 6 7
Isabella Them 7 6
Jasmine Us 8 5
Kiara Us 9 0
Lily Them 10 4
Maya Us 11 0
Naomi Them 12 3
Olivia Them 13 2
Penny Us 14 0
Sofia Us 15 0
Zoe Them 16 1
 
*Ribbons are awarded to the top 12 legal finishes, regardless of team, based on time.   Ribbons are also awarded for the top 12 6&Unders in Free and Back events based on time.
 
During a Divisional meet (3 teams competing), up to 18 swimmers can earn points in each individual event. The top 6 fastest swimmers from each team in an event earn points.  Point values are assigned as follows:
Individuals
Place Points
1 19
2 17
3 16
4 15
5 14
6 13
7 12
8 11
9 10
10 9
11 8
12 7
13 6
14 5
15 4
16 3
17 2
18 1

Relay Events:

In a dual meet, the 1st place team earns 47 points and the 2nd place team earns 32 points.  Each team can only earn one place of points. 

During Divisionals, each team earns points for their placement in each event:

  • 1st place team earns 79 points
  • 2nd place earns 53 points
  • 3rd place team earns 40 points