Below is a summary
of the process to request an event sanction/recognition:
event director goes to www.usms.org and
under the “Competition” tab, selects “Sanction an Event” to begin the
process (direct link:
event director enters the event information. He/she indicates whether they
wish to apply for a sanction or recognition, or whether they just want the
event to be listed on the calendar.
the event is submitted, an email is sent to the PVLMSC sanctions chair.
4. The PVLMSC
requires a deposit to accompany all sanction and recognition requests. The
deposit is refundable (partial or full) contingent upon the event complying
with PV regulations and policies. The deposit fee is set by PVLMSC policy.
After you submit your electronic request you will receive further
instructions on how to pay the deposit.
sanctions chair logs into the system, reviews the event information, may
request additional information if needed and as long as all appropriate
requirements have been met, approves the request. The event will be
automatically added to the USMS calendar of events and the meet director
will receive a confirmation e-mail of the approval.
Tutorial for Event Directors (this
PDF provides a step-by-step guide for submitting a sanction request)
Worksheet for Event Directors (this Word document provides a printable worksheet that
the even director can use to prepare for a sanction request)