MVS Short Course Champs--Deadline Sun. Feb. 18

February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
February 18, 2018
February 25, 2018
(this is a team hosted event)
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Missouri Valley Short Course Championships

Feb. 22-25, 2018



Garvey Aquatic Center

8323 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67207


Wichita State University

Heskett Center Wiedemann Natatorium


1845. Fairmont Wichita, KS 67260-0062

Meet Format: This is an LSC Championship meet with individual and relay events. There will be a Preliminaries/Finals format with the fastest eight (1-8) swimmers advancing to championship finals, and the next fastest eight (9-16) advancing to consolation finals. The following exceptions apply:

  • All Prelims/ Finals events for 10 & Under shall have only the fastest eight (1-8) swimmers advancing to finals.
  • The 200IM for 10 & Under is a timed finals events. The fastest seeded heat (8 swimmers) of this event will compete in finals, and the rest will be swum in preliminaries.
  • The 200 Back, 200 Breast and 200 Fly for 11-12, will be swum as timed finals events with the fastest seeded heat (8 Swimmers) to be swum in the finals session.
  • All relays will be timed finals, with the fastest seeded heat (8 teams) to be swum at the beginning of the Finals Session.
  • The 800 free relay will be swum fastest to slowest alternating women /men.
  • All heats of the 1000 and 1650 yard freestyle will be timed finals with heats alternating women/men and seeded fastest to slowest. The 13-14 and Senior age groups will swim together but will be scored separately. Swimmers aged 11-12 may compete in these events with the Senior qualifying time but will be exhibition only.
  • The 13-14 and Senior 500 Freestyle and 400 IM will have only the fastest eight (1-8) swimmers advancing to finals. In prelims these events will swim the first two fastest circle seeded heats of women, the first two fastest circle seeded heats of men, then alternating heats of women/men, fast to slow.
  • The 11-12 500 Freestyle is a timed finals event and will be swum fastest to slowest alternating women /men.
  • Events in finals will be conducted with consolation finals prior to the championship final.

Meet Eligibility:  For all qualified WSC swimmers. Must have achieved the qualifying times in the event. Time standards for the Champ meet can be found HERE.

  • Swimmers placing first and second in an event at MVS District Championships but not reaching the MVS Championship qualifying time standard may enter that event at the lowest non-conforming time standard

Meet Eligibility Report coming soon


  • Thursday (timed finals): Warm-ups: 4 PM, Meet Start: 5:15 PM
  • Friday(preliminaries): Warm-ups: 8:00 AM, Meet Start: 9:30 AM
  • Saturday(preliminaries): Warm-ups: 7:30 AM, Meet Start: 9:00 AM
  • Sunday(preliminaries): Warm-ups: 7:30 AM, Meet Start: 9:00 AM
  • There will be a minimum of two (2) hours between the end of the Preliminaries and the beginning of the Finals. Actual starting time for Finals will be announced at the meet.


Commit Deadline: Sunday, February 18th . 2018

To commit or decline to participate in this meet, please log into your TeamUnify account, click on events tab, click on the event, click on Attend/Decline, click on your swimmers name, and then select yes or no in the Declaration box. Be sure to declare which sessions can attend and if you have any comments, please put in the notes. Any questions on this process, please let us know.


Entry Limit:   Swim three (3) events per day and a maximum of seven (7) events for the entire meet

Any swimmer qualifying AND entering in a minimum of one (1) event may enter up totwo (2) bonus events having achieved the bonus qualifying time standard in that event. Bonus events count towards both the daily and meet event limits. The maximum distance for a bonus event is 500 yards.


Entry Fees:    $4.50 per event

$9.00 per event deck entry

$7:00 per relay

Swimmer Surcharge: $5.00

Event Schedule: see document below



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