South Texas offers assistance for attending National Level swim meets. This guide is intended to aid in the assistance procedure. Please review the STSI Policy & Procedure Manual from the link at the bottom of this section.
** ELIGIBLE MEETS **
Speedo Junior National Championships, 7/31 - 8/4 (Irvine, California)Phillips 66 National Championships, 7/25 - 7/29 (Irvine, California)Futures Championships, 8/2 - 8/5 (Richmond, Cary, Rochester, Santa Clara)NCSA Summer Championships, 7/31 - 8/4, (Indianapolis, Indiana)Open Water National Championships, 5/4 - 5/6 (Tempe, Arizona)TYR Pro Swim Series (Mesa, Indianapolis, Santa Clara, Columbus)
** REIMBURSEMENT LIMITS **
Officials are eligible for reimbursement for up to 2 meets per calendar year All meets above count in the meet total.
Reimbursement limits are $200 per day for meets outside of Texas, $125 per day for any meet in Texas. Each day of competition is eligible, plus one additional day. If the cap for total reimbursements within the LSC is reached, each requester will receive a share of the assistance available. Assistance for events within 50 miles of home is limited to entry fees only.
Receipts are required for all expenses (transportation, hotel, entry fees, etc), other than the daily M&IE (meals & incidental expenses). M&IE rates will be based on the Federal Gov’t per diem rates which can be viewed at:https://www.gsa.gov/travel/plan-book/per-diem-rates
** REIMBURSEMENT EXAMPLE**
Three days of officiating for Juniors in Irvine:Airfare - $300Hotel - $356 ($89/night for 4 nights)Taxi/Shuttle - $100 ($50 one way to and from airport)Meals and Incidentals @ $64/day (Iowa City) x 4 = $256Total - $1012 over 4 daysMaximum reimbursement for Juniors: $200/day * 4 day = $800Official is reimbursed $800, assuming LSC cap isn't reached.
Please review the full Financial Assistance policy prior to filling out the form. It can be found in the STSI Policies & Procedures at the link below starting on page 22:https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=szstxlsc&_stabid_=110946
Reimbursements are expected to be mailed out October 15.
Email any questions to Marc Digby at firstname.lastname@example.org