Pool Classification

Meet directors should indicate on meet entry information sheets the below compliance language based on competition pool configuration. 

(a) The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1.

(b) The length of the competition course has been measured and is NOT in compliance with USMS articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1: times achieved in the meet will NOT be eligible for USMS Top 10 and Records.

(c) The length of the competition course is not on file with USMS. Eligibility of times achieved in this meet will be contingent upon pool length measurement and approval with USMS; if bulkheads are present, their placement must also be confirmed by measurements at the meet. (USMS articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1).

(d) The length of the competition course is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 107.2.1, but as a bulkhead course, is subject to length confirmation. Eligibility of times for USMS Top 10 and Records will be contingent on verification of bulkhead placement.