2018 Central Zone Championship

August 2, 2018 - August 5, 2018
July 23, 2018





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2018 Central Zone Championships Meet

August 2, 2018 - August 5, 2018
July 23, 2018

Age Groups: 10 &  un, 11-12, 13-14

To qualify:  USA Swimming's AAA (Zone) time for individual events from either 50-mtr or 25-yd since 8/1/2017.  Relays will be configured for A and B based on times from all entries received.

All-Star Teams: Ohio

Location: SPIRE Institute, Geneva, Ohio

Deadline to Enter Online: Monday July 23, 2018 (midnight)

How do I Enter?  Ohio is required to submit the entries as a single team.  Athletes cannot enter this meet through their clubs.  To enter, return to the main page of this website and register for the zone team (registration button).  Follow the prompts to register your athlete for the team.  Once the Ohio Zone Coordinator confirms your online account (this may take a couple hours), you will receive an email confirming you are registered for the team.  Once you receive the confirmation email, return to this meet event page and click the "ATTEND/DECLINE" button to enter this meet and select your events.  Declare your commitment before selecting your events.  If you enter Zones prior to the Ohio Junior Olympics held July 20-23 and wish to add or change events, simply return to this page to make your updates.  We will add the times from the JO meet on Sunday night.
**Once your events have been approved and the meet entry file is generated, your credit card on file will be charged on-demand.  MAKE SURE THE CREDIT CARD ON FILE IN YOUR ACCOUNT IS ACTIVE AND WORKING.

What is the cost?  

  • $___ per Individual Events (Ohio pays for all relays)
  • $___ Swimmer Team Fee: 4 custom Ohio team shirts, 1 Ohio All Star cap, swimmer meet surcharge, and coach fee
  • $___ Wednesday Ohio Team Dinner per ticket (Travel Team Swimmers do not pay)
  • $___ Ohio Travel Fee:  only pay this if your swimmer is traveling on the team bus departing Tuesday and returning Monday; you must sign up for the Travel Team on travel event page before the deadline

Separate from above is any equipment you order directly from Swimville.  This year's equipment package contains 1 required item, the popular Speedo backpack.  All other equipment items through Swimville (suits, attire, etc.) are "a la cart" and optional.
DEADLINE: Monday July 23rd at 5PM.

Need help?  Contact the Ohio Zone Team Coordinator, Brent Peaden at  

Pool Schedule in Geneva, Ohio


  • Wed Aug 2nd:
    • ___, meet outside of the Natatorium near the Ohio "Buckeye" bus for equipment handout
    • ___, team picture in RED shirt
    • ___, team practice
    • ___, Ohio Team Dinner (doors open 6 PM food served 6:30 PM, presentation 7 PM) -- wear RED shirt
  • Thu-Fri-Sat-Sun Aug 2nd-5th: Pool competition. 
    • Prelims (TBA warmups)/Finals (TBA warmups) for 11-12s and 13-14s with the top 16 (2 heats) swimmers returning for finals
    • Timed Finals for 10 & unders in the afternoon each day (TBA warmups)
    • No 10 & Under events contested on Sunday
  • Mon Aug 6th:
    • Travel Team and Staff return to dropoff locations (see itinerary for detailed times)

Warmups for 10 and under events may be split
Note: Start times for the 10 & under sessions will be posted on the CZ website by 6:00 p.m. Tuesday before the meet and at the venue; 10 & unders only compete on Thu, Fri, and Sat

Photographer: TBA provided by the host

Complete Results Reports

  • Scroll to bottom of this page for all post meet reports


Team Ohio Entry Reports and Relay Lineups

  • Scroll to the bottom of this page after deadlines have passed



  • Mon July 23, 2018
    (midnight):  Deadline to enter the meet, select your events, sign up for travel team (optional), order dinner tickets for the awesome banquet Wednesday night
    (5 pm deadline):  order optional equipment from Swimville.  If ordering the package, the only required item is a team backpack, and then special pricing on a la cart items and tech suits (all swimmers recieve their cap and 4 shirts from Ohio Swimming).  Note: Swimville will be at JOs in Oxford on July 19-22).
  • Mon July 30, 2018
    Accounts will be charged for any remaining event fees (dinner, team photo and and Travel Team fees that were applied to your account.  Ohio Swimming will pay for all relays.  Your equipment package is optional and handled directly through Swimville USA.

Ohio Team Coordinator
Brent Peaden