2020 YMCA Short Course National Championships

Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020
March, 23 0020



Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC), Greensboro, NC 


Recommended for:       

This meet is for all swimmers 12 & Over who have National Qualifying times.

Maximum Number of Events per day: 

There is no limitation as to the number of events the athlete may enter. However, an athlete may only compete in a maximum of nine (9) events of which no more than four may be individual events, not including Time Trials. A team may only have one entry in a relay event.


An athlete must achieve the minimum qualifying time standard for each event in which he/she enters during the period of March 1, 2019 through the entry deadline. Refer to Appendix 1 for meet qualifying times.


Medals will be awarded to the winners of the first eight places in each event including relays. Ribbons will be awarded for ninth through sixteenth places. Plaques/trophies will be awarded to winning relay teams. Plaques/trophies will be awarded to the three high point scoring teams for men’s and women’s swimming teams. A combined point award will be given to the team combining the highest total number of points from both men’s and women’s events (a team must have scored in both the men's and women's events in order to place for the combined award). The top team for men, women and combined also receives a banner.

Deck Entries:   


Admission    :      

An admission fee is required for admission to the spectator seating area except for children (7 years and younger) and for participating coaches and swimmers. On-line advance all-sessions admission wristband sales and on-site all-sessions, daily, and specific-session admission sales will be available.

Advance sale prices for all-sessions admission wristbands provide admission for all sessions.

·       $65.00 per adult wristband that provides both admission and a heat sheet for all sessions.

·       $35.00 per child wristband (8- 18 years old)

The prices at the meet are:

·       $75.00 per adult wristband that provides both admission and a heat sheet for all sessions. 

·       $35.00 per child wristband (8- 18 years old) that provides admission only for all sessions.

·       $18.00 per adult daily wristband that provides admission to Prelims and Finals sessions with heat sheets

·       $9.00 per child daily wristband that provides admission to Prelims and Finals sessions 

·       $10.00 per adult wristband that provides admission to either one Prelims or one Finals session with heat sheet. 

·       $5.00 per child wristband (8- 18 years old) that provides admission to one Finals session. 

·       $3.00 per child or adult (includes Heat Sheet) for Tuesday-Only evening competition

·       No charge for children 7 and younger Wristbands must be secured and worn on the wrist of the purchaser at all times while in the Natatorium.


FREE PARKING Free parking is available to everyone on Monday and Tuesday, all day, April 1-2. ADVANCE PARKING SALES Advance sales of All-sessions Parking Passes (Tuesday Evening through Saturday Evening) will be available to Coaches as part of the online Meet Entry submission process and to Spectators as part of the online pre-meet
All-Sessions Admission sales. All-Sessions parking passes are the only parking passes available online. Coaches Parking passes will be included in their Meet packet when they check-in.
Spectator parking passes can be picked up with their All-Sessions Admission wristband(s). All-Sessions parking rates are:

·       $20.00 per car, SUV or small pickup truck

·       $50 per Buses or RV’s On Tuesday 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM only, the GAC Parking Staff will be selling Allsessions parking passes.

The GAC Parking Staff will be located at a table just inside the Special Events Center (building next to the Aquatic Center).
On Wednesday morning through 12:00 PM, All-Sessions parking passes can also be purchased at the parking lot entrance booth.
ALL-SESSIONS PARKING PASSES WILL NOT BE SOLD AFTER 12:00 NOON ON Wednesday. Sales of All-Sessions parking passes are non-refundable.
DAILY PARKING PASSES A daily parking pass will be available Wednesday through the end of the meet at the parking lot entrance booth. The daily rate includes multi-entry from the time of purchasing of parking pass through that day’s evening Finals

·       $8.00 daily parking fee for cars, SUV, small pickup trucks.

·       $16 large Vans and Buses per day

·       $25 RV’s without power per day

·       $45 RV’s requesting power per day (50 amp power) RV reservation form on-line at www.greensboroaquaticcenter.com under DIRECTIONS

Entry fees :
Athlete surcharge: $15.00 per entered athlete (including Relay only swimmers)
Individual event fee: $15.00 per event
Time Trials: $20.00 per event
Relay Event Fee: $40.00 per entered relay 


A variety of snacks, sandwiches, fruit, and drinks will be available for sale at the meet. A large concession area will be provided. Please no food or drink in the pool area.

Long Course Meet:

The Greensboro community YMCA will be hosting a single day long course meet on Saturday morning after the meet for swimmers to earn cuts in long course events while tapered. CY will be staying an extra night in Greensboro to compete in the meet on Saturday morning. After the last swimmer is finished, we will depart for Lebanon. All swimmers are encouraged to participate in this session as an opportunity to race long course. Please check the bottom of the page for the meet packet.