FINA Points 
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FINA Points is a point system based on the previous year's world record. In 2009, FINA Points was based on the average of the top 10 alltime best performances through 2008. In 2008 and prior years, FINA Points was based on the average of the top 10 alltime best performances through last Olympics. This base time is assigned 1000 points and a formula is used to calculate the points for a swum time in comparison to the base time. In 2010 this formula changed slightly from using rounding rules to truncating the points to the next lowest integer when the point calculation has a fraction. HYTEK has built in these base times and formulas for Long Course Meters and Short Course Meters.
In 2008, the FINA Bureau decided that the FINA Points Table will be updated annually, respecting the following deadlines: For short course (SCM) the base times are defined with the cut of date of August 31st. For long course (LCM) the base times are defined at the end of the year (December 31st). HYTEK will update these base times when they are available which will cause the points to change. Normally, the SCM times are officially updated on October 31 and the LCM times are updated on January 31.
To enable FINA Points, click Setup from the Main Menu Bar and then Entry/Scoring Preferences. Then click on the Scoring Awards tab and select the Special Point System combo box.
