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Central Zone Open Water Championships (Pleasant Prairie)

Jun 15, 2018 (02:00 AM)
June, 6 2018


Central Zone Open Water Championships
June 15, 2018


Pleasant Prairie RecPlex
9900 Terwall Terrace
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
Lake is adjacent to the RecPlex Aqua Arena.

Open Water Course:

The open water event will be swum in Lake Andrea with all swims beginning and ending in the beach area. In-water start, in-water finish using finish/slap board.  The lake course is pictured on page 6 of the meet information.  There is a large spectator area along the beach with ample parking nearby.
Swimmers and spectators will have access to the adjacent Pavilion and concession area.

The following distances will be swum by age group:

  • 10 & Under: 1K
  • 11-12: 2K
  • 13-14: 3K
  • Open: 5K

Open Water Event Schedule:

  • Thursday, June 14th Central Standard Time:  3:30PM Central Zone Open Water Clinic, register at est: 6:00PM (after clinic concludes) – athlete registration, nail check, body marking available. It is recommended for athletes to check-in at the clinic on Thursday.
  • Friday, June 15th Central Standard Time
    • Open Water Schedule for 5K & 3K Competitors:
6:00 – 7:00 AM: Officials Meeting
7:00 – 7:15 AM: Mandatory Coaches Meeting
6:45 AM: Registration & CheckIn For 5K & 3K (if not done night before)
7:30 – 8:00 AM: Course Open for WarmUp
8:00 – 8:15 AM: Participant Clinic/Pre-Race Meeting - MANDATORY
8:30 AM: First wave of 5K Begins
10:15 AM – Estimated Start for 3K
  • Open Water Schedule for Swimmers Ages, 11-12, 10&Under
9:00 AM: Registration & CheckIn for 1K & 2K (if not done evening prior)
9:45 – 10:15 AM: WarmUp in roped-in swim area
10:30– 10:45 AM: Participant Clinic/Pre-Race Meeting - MANDATORY 11:00 AM:  approximate first wave start times for 11-12 2K
11:45 AM: approximate first wave of 10&Under 1K Begins

Qualifying Time/Eligibility:

Qualification times shall be the National A time in the following:

  • Open 5K: Minimum 15-16 “A” Time in 400/500, 800/1000 or 1500/1650 Freestyle
  • 13-14 3K: Minimum 13-14 “A” Time in 400/500, 800/1000 or 1500/1650 Freestyle
  • 11-12 2K: Minimum 11-12 “A” Time in 200, 400/500, 800/1000, or 1500/1650 Freestyle
  • 10&Under 1K: Minimum 10&Under “A” Time in 200 or 400/500 Freestyle

** More meet information can be found in the meet information packet.**