Meet Scoring Rules
First Place – 5 points, Second Place – 3 points, Third Place – 2 points, Fourth Place – 1 point.
No points will be scored for the 6 & Under Freestyle Events.
If there is a tie for first place in an individual event, both swimmers receive four (4) points and there will be no 2nd place points.
If there is a tie for second place, both swimmers receive two and one-half (2.5) points and there will be no third place points.
If there is a tie for third place, both swimmers receive one and one-half (1.5) points and there will be no third place points.
If there is a tie for fourth place, both swimmers will receive one-half (.5) point.
In individual events, a swimmer may place from any heat in the event.
(Total points granted for each individual event cannot exceed eleven (11) points).
First Place – 10 points, Second Place – 6 points
If there is a tie for first place in a relay event, both teams receive eight (8) points and there will be no 2nd place points.
Only the “A” relay team from each swim team is allowed to score points.
In the event a team does not have a relay team entered, a maximum of 10 points will be awarded the "A" relay team of the entered team.
Any relay team listed as ”B”, “C”, etc. are considered exhibition teams and do not score points.
(Total points for each relay event cannot exceed sixteen (16) points).
In timing all events, record times to the 100th’s - do not round off (i.e. 18.68)
Points are tallied throughout the meet for each team and the team that accumulates the most combined points at the end of the meet is declared the winner.
DUAL MEET RIBBONS: Ribbons shall be awarded in all individual events, including 6 & Under Freestyle, to the First Place through Fourth Place finishers.
Ribbons shall be awarded in all relay events to the First Place finishers and the Second Place finishers.
Additional ribbons shall be awarded as follows: (1) Heat ribbons shall be awarded to all heat winners in 6 & Under individual events, 8 & Under individual events, and 9-10 individual events. (2) Participation ribbons shall be awarded to all 6 & Under Freestyle swimmers upon completion of their race.
End of Season:
DUAL MEET CHAMPIONS: A Dual Meet Champion trophy for each division shall rotate to the Dual Meet Champion of each division at the end of each season based on each team’s dual meet record. In the event of a tie in dual meet results, the season “head-to-head” meet between the two teams will be used as the tie-breaker. As a last resort, total dual meet points for the previous season may be considered.
The Dual Meet Champion trophy shall be presented to the current season Dual Meet Champion at the conclusion the Division All-Star Meet, and shall remain with the Dual Meet Champion until the following season Division All-Star Meet. To this end, previous season Dual Meet Champions shall bring the rotating trophy to the Division All-Star Meet so it may be presented to the current season Dual Meet Champion.
A plaque will be awarded to the First Place Dual Meet finisher in each division. This plaque is a permanent award specific to the current season and will stay with the awarded team.