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2021 Olympus Aquatics IMX Challenge

Sep 17, 2021 (04:00 PM) - Sep 18, 2021 (12:00 PM)
September, 13 2021
September 17, 2021
(this is a team hosted event)
Team: 10U Alpha,Team: 10U Beta,Team: 11-12 Alpha,Team: 11-12 Beta,Team: 13-14 Alpha,Team: 13-14 Beta,Team: Senior Alpha ([* ALL Locations *])

Description

 

Friday: Warm-up 4:00 pm. Meet starts at 5:00 pm.

Saturday: Warm-up at 7:00 am. Meet starts at 8:00 am.

Alpha - Attend

Beta - Attend

Gamma - Optional

USA Swimming has a number of programs to help swimmers reach the next level in their swimming careers. One of those programs is the IMX series designed to help various age groups compete in multiple events, rather than specialize in one stroke too early.
 
To calculate scores for each age group, swimmers receive power points from each of their swims. Every swim listed in the USA Swimming times database includes a Hy-Tek Power Point value. This point system allows for comparison of the quality of performances across strokes, distances and events, as well as between age groups. An IMX score is only established after a swimmer has swum all of the events required for their age group in a sanctioned meet since the start of the current season; both short and long course seasons start September 1st and end August 31st for IMX purposes. 

The IMX ranking includes a series of five or six events at longer distances. Once you've completed the IMX program, you can find out where your IMX score ranks nationally, within your zone, within your LSC and on your club through your USA swimming account (Deck Pass). The following events are required for the IMX score for each age group:

9 & Under; 10-year olds: 200 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM

11-year olds; 12-year olds: 400 Free (LC) or 500 Free (SC), 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM

13, 14, 15, 16, 17, & 18-year olds: 400 Free (LC) or 500 Free (SC), 200 Back, 200 Breast, 200 Fly, 200 IM, 400 IM

For more information on this program, go to USASwimming.org and search  under 'IMX' or 'IMR'  Or, copy and paste this link into your browser:  https://www.usaswimming.org/times/imx-imr

If you would like to participate in this IMX challenge, make sure to sign up to swim the IMX events appropriate for your age group. Good luck!

 

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