The 2023 Riley Eaton Holiday Invitational, formerly known as the RMSC Holiday Invitation, is dedicated to the memory of Riley Eaton, who served as a coach with RMSC for more than four decades.

2023 Riley Eaton Holiday Invitational Time Standards

Meet Dates: December 14-17, 2023 / Location: Germantown Indoor Swim Center, Boyds MD
500 free 6:02.99 5:25.99 6:00.99 5:23.99
50 Free 32.89 35.79 32.89 35.79
100 Free 1:12.99 1:18.99 1:12.99 1:18.99
200 Free 2:38.99 2:53.99 2:38.99 2:53.99
50 Back 38.99 41.99 38.99 41.99
100 Back 1:25.99 1:32.49 1:25.99 1:32.49
200 Back 2:38.99 2:53.99 2:38.99 2:53.99
50 Breast 43.39 46.89 43.39 46.89
100 Breast 1:35.49 1:42.49 1:35.49 1:42.49
200 Breast 2:59.99 3:17.99 2:59.99 3:17.99
50 Fly 37.99 40.99 37.99 40.99
100 Fly 1:33.99 1:40.99 1:33.99 1:40.99
200 Fly 2:49.99 3:06.99 2:49.99 3:06.99
100 IM 1:22.79 -- 1:22.79 --
200 IM 2:59.99 3:17.99 2:59.99 3:17.99
200 Medley Relay 2:36.99 -- 2:36.99 --
200 Free Relay 2:13.99 -- 2:13.99 --
Things to know
Official Printout Meet Announcement
  • This meet is open to invited Potomac Valley Swimming Athletes and invited USA Swimming Athletes that meet the event qualifying times or bonus event eligibility requirements. No swimmer will be permitted to compete in the meet unless the swimmer is registered as an athlete member of USA Swimming as provided in USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, Article 302. Interested clubs/teams please contact the meet director for an invitation.
  • Swimmers will compete at the age attained on the first day of the meet. It may be necessary to limit entries due to time constraints.
Event Rules
  • The entry qualifying period is 12/1/2021 thru the entry deadline.
  • Entry Times: Short course yard times are conforming for this meet. Long course meter times will be seeded after SCY times, followed by bonus entries. Do not convert times before entering them. Long course times must be designated with an "L".
  • Swimmers may participate in only his or her own age group events or in open events which are open to all ages.
  • Athletes 12 & under may only participate in one (1) preliminary session per day.
  • Swimmers must have equaled or bettered the applicable qualifying times listed.
  • Swimmers may enter a maximum of six (6) individual events and no more than three (3) individual events per day.
  • It may be necessary to limit entries in certain events due to time constraints. Athletes removed will have option to add a different event, if they meet the qualifying time or bonus event limits.
  • Swimmers must provide their own timers for the Thursday distance session, Friday 400 IM, Saturday 500
  • Free and the 1000 Free at Sunday morning prelims session.
  • Swimmers must provide their own lap counter (if desired) for all distance events (500/1000/1650 Free).
Bonus Rules
  • Swimmers achieving 1 or 2 qualifying times will be permitted to enter two (2) bonus events.
  • Swimmers achieving 3, 4 or 5 qualifying times will be permitted to enter one (1) bonus event.
  • Swimmers achieving 6 qualifying times are not permitted to enter bonus events.
  • There are no time standards for bonus events; however, swimmers must have a provable seed time that falls within the meet qualifying period.
  • Bonus entries with “NT”, (No Time), will not be accepted.
  • Make sure to check the bonus event box for all bonus swims when submitting entries.
  • Bonus entries are seeded last.
  • Bonus swims in events 400 yards or longer will only be accepted up to the next full heat of each event. In the case that bonus entries exceed the number of lanes available; entries will be taken according to the fastest seed times entered. The coaches of those swimmers who are removed from the bonus event will be contacted and an alternate bonus event can be chosen.
  • 12 & under Awards
    • Individual Events: 1st-3rd place medals; 4th-10th place ribbons
    • Relay Events: 1st-3rd place medals
  • 13 & Over Awards
    • Friday night “IM Award” – highest power point score for the 400 IM, one girl and one boy regardless of age group
    • Saturday night “Fastest in the Pool Award” – fastest 50 free, one girl and one boy regardless of age group
    • Sunday night “Distance Award” –highest power point score for any distance event 500 yards and over (includes Thursday distance events), one girl and one boy regardless of age group

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