Manta Ray Partners


Mar 13, 2020 (03:00 AM) - Mar 15, 2020 (03:00 AM)
February, 19 2020
March 7, 2019
(this is a team hosted event)


Meet: Ohio Swimming Age Group "Junior Olympic" State Championships (14 & Unders)

Location: Ohio State University
Dates: March 13-15, 2020

Deadline to enter: February 19, 2020

Events: 7 for the meet, maximum of 3 per day (excluding relays, coaches will setup)

Time standards: To qualify, athlete must have achieved a long course (summer) or short course (winter) "Ohio JO cut" in either an individual event or composite relay time since Jan 1st of the previous year. 

Entry Rules: Short course yard or long course meters times since Jan 1st of the previous year may be used (1/1/2018)  Age on the first day will determine which age group the swimmer will enter.  

Entry Fees: Event fee for individual events are $__ per event plus a $__ one-time swimmer surcharge: $1 of the surcharge goes into the Ohio Travel Fund to help reimburse Ohio athletes traveling to national meets, the other $1 goes towards the Site Selection Fund to help offset funds used to rent pools for meets. Relay events are $10 each ($2.50 per athlete)

Meet Format: This is a prelim/final championship meet for swimmers 11-14 and timed final for 10&unders.  The top 16 swimmers in each individual event on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will compete at finals each evening for the 10&unders. The 13-14 1650 Free will only be swum once, along with all relays.  The fastest 16 seeded relays on Friday and Saturday will be swum at finals. All relays 17th and slower will be swum during the preliminaries. All relays on Sunday will be swum during the prelims.  Failure to show at finals, unless the coach signs a scratch form during preliminaries, will result in the swimmer being barred from his/her next events. Failure to show at finals on Sunday will result in a $50 fine payable to Ohio State University.
Time Trials: Swimmer can signup for time trials which are held immediately following prelims each day.  Swimmers may only swim in a maximum of 3 individuals events per day.

Official Meet Webpage 2019:   JO Meet Page

Approximate Timeline 2019

Ohio Swimming Results & Psych Sheet 2019

Meet Info (PDF)

11/12 & 13/14 Timed Finals Swims

13/14 Relays Info

11/12 Relays Info

9/10 Relays Info

Excuse Letter for School - Mason students, the attendance office requires a parent signature on this form for it to be considered for excused absence.

Manta Rays Warm-up Times: updated 3/6/19

Friday Prelims: WUTS 8:15 am; Warm-up 8:25-8:50 am; 9:45 am Meet Starts

Saturday Prelims: WUTS 7:50 am; Warm-up 8:00-8:25 am; 9:45 am Meet Starts

Sunday Prelims: WUTS 8:40 am; Warm-up 8:50-9:15a am; 9:45 am Meet Starts
(Time Change Sunday: Spring Forward!)

Finals Warm-ups: 4:00pm Deck Opens, 4:15-5:15pm Open Warm Up, 5:30pm Meet Starts


JO Team Psych Dinner 

Hotel Information

Hampton Inn & Suites

3160 Olentangy River Road

Columbus, OH 43202


Rooms available Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights

Two Queen Beds $159/night plus taxes

Free breakfast and parking


Group Name: Mason Manta Rays

Block closes February 14, 2019