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B Meets

  • Entry Rules
    • Swimmers who did not swim an event in the previous week's A Meet are eligible to swim in the current week's B Meet
    • Swimmers who did swim in the previous week's A Meet are eligible to swim different events in the current week's B Meet
  • These meets give all swimmers a chance to compete and establish seeding times for A-Meets.
  • There are no relays.
  • There is no score kept.
  • Swimmers should remain in the team area during the meet.
  • It is important to declare your swimmer (available or not available) for each meet they plan to attend. The coach makes line-ups based on declared available swimmers.
  • Meet information will be communicated through email, website/app and social media.
  • Because of noise restrictions in the neighborhood, GPST home B meets have to switch to a non-amplified starting system (whistle and flashlight) after 9:00 and thus have an earlier start time than some away B meets.
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A Meets

  • Entry Rules
    • A team may enter a swimmer in a maximum of five events. A team cannot enter a swimmer in all four individual stroke events (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly).
    • Typically, the 3 fastest swimmers in each stroke (6 for Freestyle) will be entered in the meet. The coach will use his/her discretion to put together the best line-up to win the meet.
  • These are each scored dual meets with one other team in Division J.
  • Swimmers should remain in the team area during the meet.
  • It is important to declare your swimmer (available or not available) for each meet. The coach makes line-ups based on declared, available swimmers.
  • Please see the MCSL handbook for all dual meet rules.
  • Meet information will be communicated through email, website/app and social media.
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MCSL Meets


Please note that MCSL has decided that we will not hold these meets in 2020 due to social distancing for COVID-19. 


  • Relay Carnival
    • Each division holds a relay carnival during the summer. Division pools determine the date within a window. The date and time will be made available as soon as possible.
    • All events at this meet are relays.
    • This is a scored meet.
    • The coach will work to create a line-up to earn the team the most points.
    • It is important to declare your swimmer (available or not available) for this meet. The coach can only enter declared, available swimmers.
  • Divisional Championship Meet (Divisionals)
    • All 6 teams in the division meet at one pool.
    • Each team enters two swimmers in each individual event, and one relay team for each relay.
    • The coach enters the swimmers based on the two fastest times achieved throughout the season.
    • Please see the MCSL website for more details about this meet.
    • Divisional t-shirts will be available for order prior to the meet.
  • All Stars
    • MCSL hosts the All Star meet the weekend after Divisionals.
    • The meet is held at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center.
    • All Star Relay (Saturday)
      • Entries are determined at each division relay carnival. Relay teams that take first place go on to the the All Star Relay meet.
    • Individual All Stars (Sunday)
      • Entries include the fastest 16 swimmers for each event from the entire MCSL.
      • All Star Times
        • The league lists “All Star Nominating Times.” If you swim faster than the nominating time, you have an All Star nominating time.
        • At the end of the season, the 16 fastest swimmers in each event are invited to swim in the Individual All Star Meet (there are also three alternates).
        • Swimmers who get a nominating time have the opportunity (a week before the meet) to order an All Star t-shirt.
  • Coaches Invitational Long Course
    • MCSL hosts this is a special meet for the eight fastest swimmers from the entire MCSL for each event. It is held mid-season.
    • The meet is held at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center.
    • All event lengths are doubled and swum in a 50meter pool.
    • Swimmers and their families are encouraged to come watch this event, support any GPST swimmers and see some of the very fastest swimmers in the county.
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