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Attention Officials: Please use the PNS Officials Travel form Officials > Official's Resources.

**Calculations done 57 days prior to event and will be posted.

9/24/20: From Finance Vice Chair, David Baer‚Äč

While we intend to support clubs and officials with  travel support at historical levels, the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is still unknown for the coming year.  If PNS income is significantly below forecasted income, the PNS Executive Board may need to reduce these amounts with input from the Senior Vice Chair and the Officials Chair as described in Policy AD-20-05 “Pacific Northwest Swimming Financial Crisis Policy”. 

9/25/20:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Following thoughtful assessment, USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the United States, today announced changes to its 2020 national events calendar. Previously announced competitions will be replaced with a three-month virtual race leaderboard, a multi-site Toyota U.S. Open event and a decentralized 2020 18&Under Winter Championships.

Beginning in October, USA Swimming will introduce the National Leaderboard, a virtual competition format for swimmers from coast to coast. Similar to the Speedo Swim Again Series, the National Leaderboard series will consist of sanctioned and non-sanctioned long-course meter, short-course meter and short-course yard results, though the leaderboard will be focused on individual swimmers. Top performances will then be recognized at the end of each competition month.

In an effort to re-introduce in-person competition, but limit travel as best possible for athletes, the Toyota U.S. Open will be hosted November 12-14, 2020, across multiple sites nationwide. The long-course meter event will feature athletes competing in 8-10 venues, with approximately 100 swimmers at each venue. Events will consist of four-timed final sessions over three days. On par with National-level events, all swimmers who have one or more qualifying standards may enter these meets through USA Swimming’s Online Meet Entry system on a first-come basis until the entry cap is reached. Current U.S. National Team Members or U.S. National Junior Team Members will be provided with priority registration. Sites for the 2020 Toyota U.S. Open will be announced as soon as available.

Rounding out the year will be the 2020 18&Under Winter Championships, featuring a distributed championships format, allowing swimmers to compete in multiple sanctioned sites across the country. The event will take place December 1-13, 2020 and hosted by USA Swimming member clubs in conjunction with their Local Swimming Committee (LSC). Competition will be conducted in short-course yards. Results will be aggregated, and medals and team awards will be sent from USA Swimming following the conclusion of the event. Further details regarding the 2020 18&Under Winter Championships are being shared with LSCs, who in turn will share it within their communities as information becomes available.

The organization intends to proceed with the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series in the new year and will reaffirm dates and locations in the coming weeks.

For more information on the national events calendar leading into to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming in Omaha, June 13-20, 2021, visit www.usaswimming.org/events.

SEASON ONE - Form must be received in the PNS Office by April 30, 2021

  • 2020 Toyota US Open - Beaverton, OR - $304 
  • Winter CanAm 

*relay only athletes @ 50%funding allocation US Open and Junior Nationals

SEASON TWO - Form must be received in the PNS Office by August 31, 2021

  • TYR Pro Series - Knoxville, TN 1/13-16/21; San Antonio, TX 3/3-6/21; Mission Viejo, CA 4/8-11/21; Indianapolis, IN 5/12-15/21
  • Approved LC Meet (Approved Long Course Invitational Meet***with PNS National Development Travel Fund Time Standards.***Request for approval must be submitted at least 90 days before the first day of the meet or funding will not be available for that meet.  Request for approval to senior@pns.org)
  • Spring CanAm - World Para Swimming - 

PNS NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAVEL FUND TIME STANDARDS 

SEASON THREE - Form must be received in the PNS Office by August 31, 2021

  • Olympic Trials 
  • Paralympic Trials 

SEASON FOUR - Form must be received in the PNS Office by August 31, 2021

  • Summer Nationals* 
  • Summer Junior Nationals* 
  • Futures 
  • Senior Zones  (This is NOT a PNS selected Team Travel Meet)
  • Summer Para Swimming World Series 

*relay only swimmers @ 50%funding allocation Nationals and Junior Nationals

SEASON FIVE - Form must be received in the PNS Office by August 31, 2020

  • Open Water National Championships - Fort Myers Beach, FL 4/16-18/21

**AD-97-05 PNS TRAVEL FUND 

*1.a.ii. Swimmers who represent and compete for a PNS team as a Relay-only swimmer at Nationals, U.S. Open, or Junior Nationals will receive 50% of allocation amount.


Print form which is linked to Season listings above, complete and submit to PN Office via mail or e-mail as listed on form.

To receive payment W-9 must be on file with Pacific Northwest Swimming.