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FCSL Key Dates for 2024

This schedule is subject to change. Please check back regularly for the latest info.
Saturday, 6/1NOTE CAREFULLY:
PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER as updated info becomes available,
Thursday, 6/6Annual League KICKOFF Meeting at Burning Tree Country Club
Advance Kickoff REGISTRATION Required
Date & Check-in Time: TBA
Two attendees included in Club Dues, additional attendees approx $50 each.
Appropriate Club attire Required - NO denim, T-shirts, flip-flops!
Swim Chair Meeting, Swim Coaches Meeting
Kickoff League Meeting & Dinner
Attendance by at least one Swim Coach and Swim Chair per club is MANDATORY.
Send completed Swim Chair Proxy OR Swim Coach Proxy if truly cannot attend.
Monday, 6/17WATER POLO Coaches Meeting/Referees Training
tentatively June 17, (Date Location all TBA) possibly at Burning Tree Country Club

MANDATORY for Water Polo Coaches & WP Referees, and WP Chairs should attend unless at Kickoff meeting.
Remember updated USAWP competitive rule changes were applied to games(2020/21), with some specific FCSL changes 2021/22.
WP Referees will be appointed by WP Coaches Rep Paul Ramaley.
All questions to FCSL WP VP Jim Lewis and/or FCSL WP Coaches Rep. Paul Ramaley
Tuesday, 6/18DIVING Coaches and Referee/Judges Training Meeting
Date & Time TBA at (possibly) New Canaan Field Club.
ALL Club DIVE COACHES & ALL DIVE REFEREES must attend. Possible $100 fine for Coach/Referee no-shows.
MANDATORY: ALL Club DIVE CHAIRS should attend (if not at Kick-off Dinner), all welcome.

Dual meet Dive Referees will be appointed by the League in advance of dual meets.
Email any questions or specific requests to Joe Somma at whirlwinddiving@gmail.com prior to this meeting.
Wednesday, 6/19FCSL SWIM REFEREES TRAINING Two locations: GCC & NCFC (different dates)
Date, Time, TBA
Anyone planning on becoming a Swim Referee MUST contact Officials Chair, Rick Lewis
Referee Rules TEST will be covered!
Meeting will include Swimmingly as it pertains to Referees/Officials.
Review USAS & FCSL rules & meet conduct.

QUESTIONS: Contact FCSL Officials Chair, Rick Lewis, lewisshark@aol.com
NOTE: Neutral Swim Referees for FCSL dual meets will be assigned by Rick Lewis, FCSL Officials Chair.
Friday, 6/21FCSL ROSTERS: All clubs need to submit team rosters by Friday, June 21st at 6:00pm
(All Club Team Rosters are DUE
before first dual meet/game if earlier)
Via *Swimmingly app input
Submit *Team Manager or *TeamUnify compatible Roster file before athlete participation.
* Include ALL eligible swim/dive/water polo athletes before first participation in any dual meet or in any WP game.
Minimum Roster info Required : name, gender, date of birth

Any changes or updates to rosters must be made prior to each meet or game as
necessary. Submit via Swimmingly or by submitting a HyTek Team Manager, or
TeamUnify, Roster file to: https://forms.gle/TXSGrxbtFWqPrYzVA
Wednesday, 7/17DIVISIONAL Meeting: ZOOM? Date & Time TBA
For all Divisional Chairs & Championship Committee Board Members
Host club GM's or others associated with divisionals also welcome to attend.
Questions? Email fcslpresident@gmail.com or text 646-744-5043
All Championship SHEETS should be emailed before now to Joe Somma, whirlwinddiving@aol.com
with club name, diver name, and dive numbers. Absolutely NO late entries!!!
Wednesday, 7/2414u/17u FCSL DIVING Championships at Shorehaven Golf Club
Warm-ups will start at 7:30 AM
Thursday, 7/2510u FCSL DIVING Championships at New Canaan Field Club
Warm-ups will start at 7:30 AM
Mandatory Diving Coaches Meeting to follow the competition.
Meeting Discussion: 2024 season, 2024 award nominations, 2025 season, any rule change comments/requests?
If you have any ideas/changes for next year, this is the best time to discuss.
A coach is REQUIRED to attend meeting from each club.
FCSL Rules state meeting NO Shows will be fined!
Questions: contact Diving VP Lisa Frangione or Diving Coaches Rep, Joe Somma
Friday, 7/2612u FCSL DIVING Championships at The Lake Club
Warm-ups will start at 7:30 AM
Saturday, 7/27ALL SWIM Divisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 ENTRIES DEADLINE.
All Swim Championships Entries due

thru' Swimmingly input OR by compatible file emailed to entries@fcsl.info.
NOTE: Any non-conforming entry times (Yds) MUST be converted to SCM before submitting entry.

Entry 'How-To' Instructions are posted in Downloads Rules:,
look for following under APPENDICES heading:
XX - Divisionals- Email Entry:Hy-Tek Upd2021 OR
XXs - ..........: Swimmingly Entry 2021

Hy-Tek Meet Event files available to use in Team Mgr after updating to 2024: look under SWIMMING heading for
All Divisional Team Mgr Event zip files 2019
*NB: Change course to S to convert YDS times to SCM times

NOTE: All dual meet results should be input on FCSL web site within 24 hours of meet ending, using Club Login
Thursday, 8/1County Program Ads - Last Date for Early Bird Pricing!
See more details in Ad Pricing Flyers: (when avaailable)
Flyer for families/vendors/outside clubs - Flyer for FCSL Club Ad
SEND Ad FILE TO FCSL programads@gmail.com/b>, CHECK made out to FCSL
Each Club has prepaid for one b/w ad in club dues
Questions to Pam Sweitzer, fcslprogramads@gmail.com
Monday, 8/5DIVISION 3 & 6 Swim Championships, at Burning Tree Country Club
Date & Times all TBA
DIVISIONS scored separately but swum combined
Monday, 8/5DIVISION 4 & 5 Swim Championships, at Greenwich Country Club
Date & Times all TBA
DIVISIONS scored separately but swum combined
Monday, 8/5LAST DATE TBA to SUBMIT Champ's (Counties) Program ADS !
Counties Program will be printed.
AD submission can NOT wait until after the Counties Seed Meeting (printer deadline)
All Word or PDF files must be received by Aug 5
See more details in Ad Pricing Flyerswhen *

SEND FILE TO fcslprogramads@gmail.com, CHECK made out to FCSL
* Each Club has prepaid for one b/w ad in club dues
Questions to Pam Sweitzer, fcslprogramads@gmail.com
Monday, 8/5WATER POLO Age Group Championships
Tournament Schedule When Available, Aug 5 thru Aug 7
Minis & Juniors: Dates & Teams ALL TBA
First game usually starts 3:30pm but TBA
Tuesday, 8/6DIVISION 1 Swim Championships, at Greenwich Water Club
Date & Times all TBA
Tuesday, 8/6DIVISION 2 Swim Championships, at Roton Point
Date & Times ALL TBA
Wednesday, 8/7County SCRATCH Meeting:Wed Aug 7, Time TBA
NEW FORMAT = ZOOM Meeting Mandatory attendance for head swim coaches.
Coaches: please CHECK BEFORE this meeting with families that all swimmers who qualify (or scratch up after Divisionals) will be available for Counties!

Thursday, 8/8SENIORS Water Polo Championship Tournament
At Rocky Point Club, Old Greenwich,
NB: Date,Times, Teams, Seeding all TBA
Friday, 8/9ANNUAL LEAGUE Luncheon MEETING & AWARDS, at Location TBA,
Date, Times TBA
...2025 Scheduling mtg Swim/Dive (Swim Coaches)
...2025 Scheduling mtg Water Polo (WP Coaches or Aqua./Swim Chairs)
... Lunch for Board, Chairs & Coaches
... Meeting and 2024 Awards

Two attendees included, paid in Club Dues. Additional attendees are approx $50 each.
Attendance by at least one Swim Coach and one Swim Chair per club is required.
Invite & Proxy infoforms will be circulated in future.
Only the "Swim Chair" and the "Swim Coach" need to complete a Proxy form for non-attendance.
Advance REGISTRATION required - check Invite for reg'n info and for proxy forms.
Saturday, 8/10'COUNTIES' 2024 - FCSL County Swim Championships
at Wilton YMCA, All Times TBA
Counties Volunteer Assignment Letter will be posted after Divisionals.
The Volunteer Assignments by Club for Counties are very important so the meet can run smoothly.
Live Video (with commentary) expected to be available