RESULTS of Championships 2013
The fast swimming at Counties lived up to the beautiful day with lots of FCSL Records broken.
Rocky Point took the County Team title in a close finish over Roxbury.
Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Championship results can be found in Past Results.
That includes Counties Results , Divisional Results, & Importable Results (for Team Mgr use).
REQUIRED - League Kickoff Dinner June
Mandatory Meeting for Head Swim Coach* & Swim Chair* in early June. All Club Chairs/Coaches are welcome to attend. 2014 Update for FCSL Rule Book will be available. Any Club not in attendance must contact Rules Chair for these materials.
Please read details in Invite when posted.
* If unable to attend, you MUST complete appropriate Proxy form: Swim Chair Proxy or Swim Coach Proxy.
County Program Ad's
We now accept team and personal ads for the County Swim Championship program. Deadline is noon, Wednesday, before Counties.
Ads should be sent as a Word document (attachment) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send your check payable to FCSL to Laurie Orem, 43 Noroton Avenue, Darien, CT 06820
Pricing: $300 full page color --------$100 full page black and white
$50 half page black and white --------$25 quarter page black and white
REQUIRED - Counties Seed/Scratch & Scheduling Mtg
Coaches: make sure you know who should be scratched for Counties!
Ask your swimmers & their families before these meetings!
Please also research out your Club's 2015 plans before-hand as you must decide your club's 2015 swim-dive dual meet schedule AND 2015 water polo games schedule at these meetings (Wed before Counties)
Mandatory attendance required for ALL FCSL Water Polo Coaches AND ALL FCSL Head Swim Coaches. Meeting times will be listed in Key Dates
REQUIRED Annual League Meeting August
A Club Swim Chair & Head Swim Coach are required to attend * this FCSL dinner meeting, held before Counties. Please read details in Invite when posted.
* If unable to attend, you MUST complete appropriate Proxy form: Swim Chair Proxy or Swim Coach Proxy
FCSL web site now on new server
The FCSL web site migrated to a new server in 2013. It has undergone some minor cosmetic changes. If you happen to find a link that does not work or other glitch, please email the Webmaster at email@example.com.
FCSL wishes to heartily thank our long-time Webmaster, Miral Kim-E who finally retired from FCSL, after the 2012 season, following a decade of volunteering despite being based in California the last few years. His programming skills & help will be sorely missed.
Online Database Storage
Each year Swim Coaches/Chairs appeal to FCSL for a copy of their database as they cannot find it or their laptop died. But they forgot to send it in at the end of the previous season.
Remember to email the backup of your Team Manager database to be stored on the FCSL web site.
(The zip file to send is made using Tm Mgr, choose File, Backup)
FCSL is exploring future use of Twitter. A trial FCSL account has 'protected Tweets'.
Only FCSL Coaches & Chairs, & the FCSL Board, who are Twitter users can view our Tweets, after approval.
Swimmer Eligibility Request online
In the past, a petitioning letter asking for eligibility of children of a club employee who has the benefit of club membership, came from the Club Swim Chair to the FCSL President.
The Club Swim Chair must now go online, by logging into Club Management, to petition using the Swimmer Eligibility Request link. The FCSL Board then votes on any petition.
Recommended Referee Payments
Recommended Minimum Payments for Referees at FCSL dual meets were changed after the 2012 season.
Swimming: $150 per dual meet, plus $2 per Unofficial (Exhibition) heat. Payment by the home (host) club.
Diving:$90 per dual meet. Payment by the home (host) club.
Water Polo: $50 for first game, $90 for two games, $130 for three games. A second Referee for the Senior game $50 means a total expense for all three possible games of $180. Total paid by the two competing clubs with each club paying half.
Referee Contact Lists, in Swim/Dive/WP, for those qualified as of 2013 are listed on the Downloads page. The old payments may be shown on those lists.
Please keep all Club Contact Info updated!
Please keep your Club page updated on this web site!
To edit/update info', Login thru' link for Club Management in list on left.
Don't miss the deadline of May 23, 2013 to have all your latest info in the printed 2014 Directory Update distributed at the June Kickoff Meeting
New items available
In 2013, a Mandatory Swim Chairs Meeting at 6 pm preceded the June League Dinner Meeting and focused on Chairs' duties, responsibilities & dual meet scoring. Scoring Tips for dual meets (suitable for swim scorer, diving scorer, or head coach) are now posted in Downloads.
4-Event Rule - Missed Event rule change/addition was approved by League vote at the 2013 Kickoff June Mtg.
New "score"-sheets for Unofficial Swims/Heats and Unofficial Divers were also available at 2013 Mtg, now posted in Downloads.
2014 FCSL Board Vacancies
Some vacancies still exist on the 2014 FCSL Board that must be filled.
CAN YOU STEP UP & HELP?
The League needs your support for the FCSL summer aquatic activities!
Or do you know of someone else who could help but who might not think to offer themselves?
Looking for someone to add to those already volunteered to help compile the Counties Program who can devote concentrated time in the two weeks before Counties to help but also time during the season accumulating photo-ready ads from clubs & individuals.. Computer graphics-tweaking knowledge a plus! Advertising/media background could help.
The Nominating position could suit someone with a wide circle of contacts (friends!) among the FCSL clubs, and perhaps in local schools or outside swim/diving/water polo clubs.
Please contact Laurie Orem, FCSL President, to find out the specific duties. She will welcome your call!
Records and Past Results
Records and competition results from 2013 and previous years are on the Past Results page (also note the link on the left).