PVS Sanction Request (COVID-19)
Use this form to submit a sanction request for meets on the approved PVS meet schedule and intrasquad, dual, and tri meets while restrictions and considerations due to COVID-19 are in place.

The final version of a meet announcement for meets on the approved PVS meet schedule must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the meet entry deadline.

Meet announcements for intrasquad, dual, and tri meets are due no later than five (5) days prior to the meet entry deadline.
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Instructions & Submitter Information
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Meet Information
  • ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SANCTION

    Meet announcement must include (in addition to all information normally required by USA Swimming and PVS):

    • Meet host assumption of risk disclaimer language.

    • USA Swimming release language.

    In addition to the meet announcement, sanction request must also include a supplemental document(s) with the following information required by USA Swimming:

    • A statement setting forth the local protocols and requirements.

    • The plan for spectator ingress and egress.

    • The planned number of individuals gathering in the spaces (e.g., pool, deck, spectator seating, etc.)

    • A statement setting forth the Safe Sport considerations to ensure parents or legal guardians have access to and/or the opportunity to observe their child.

    PVS Meet Announcement (COVID-19) Template

    PVS Supplemental Information (COVID-19) Template

    USA Swimming LSC Sanction Requirements

    USA Swimming Return to Competition
  • ADDITIONAL USA SWIMMING GUIDANCE

    • Meets should be pre-seeded, and it is recommended that no deck entries be allowed.

    • Eliminate or reduce use of low ventilated spaces as well as rooms that prevent social distancing, (e.g., locker rooms and small dryland rooms) to the extent feasible.

    • Until further notice, ingress to facility must include health screening questions and should include temperature screening either at the facility or prior to arrival, no person shall be admitted with a temperature over 100.4 F or in accordance with CDC or local health department recommendations.

    • Athletes should arrive in their suits and depart in suits if possible. Locker room use should be minimized.

    • Until further notice, coaches, officials, spectators (parents), should wear masks.

    • All expectations for the aforementioned protocols should be communicated ahead of time in the meet announcement, event communication, and posted throughout the venue to ensure that all participants and observers are clearly aware of the requirements.
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