NCSA Summer Championships
Times must be achieved between January 1, 2017, and July 31, 2018, dates inclusive. Long Course Meters (LCM) qualifying times will be seeded first, followed by Short Course Meters (SCM) qualifying times, followed by Short Course Yards (SCY) qualifying times. Swimmers may compete in no more than three (3) individual events per day. All qualifying individual and relay times must be provable. There are no Upper Time Limits for this meet. Times not provable will be subject to a fine established by NCSA and the swimmer or relay will be scratched and not seeded into the event.
Bonus entries are permitted if a swimmer has at least one individual event qualifying time. A swimmer with one (1) qualifying time may enter up to three (3) bonus swims; two (2) qualifying times, a swimmer may enter up to two (2) bonus swims; three (3) qualifying times, up to one (1) bonus swim may be entered, and swimmers with four (4) or more qualifying times receives NO bonus swims. ALL bonus swims must be in events that are 200 meters or less in distance except for the 400 free and 400 IM. To enter the 400 freestyle or 400 IM events as a bonus, the swimmer must have the qualifying time as stated and verified in OME
ALL bonus swim entries must be in LCM times and verifiable in OME except the 400 free and 400 IM. A swimmer entering the 400 free or 400 IM may enter in SCY if they meet the qualifying time as stated above and it is verified in OME. THE 50s OF THE STROKE (fly, back, and breast) DO NOT COUNT AS AN INDIVIDUAL QUALIFYING TIME. TO ENTER THE 50s OF THE STROKE YOU MUST HAVE THE QUALIFYING STANDARD IN THE RESPECTIVE 100 OR USE YOUR BONUS ALLOTMENT TO ENTER.
Open to any swimmer who swims in any event (including relays). Swimmers are limited to two (2) time trial events for the meet. Time trials count towards a swimmer’s individual daily total. Time Trial entries are $10/individual events, $15/relays, and are payable with CASH ONLY on deck at the Clerk of Course. Time Trial participants must provide their own timer and counter, if applicable. Time Trials will be run long course meters and will begin 15 minutes following the conclusion of each day’s preliminary session with the current day’s events swum first followed by subsequent days’ events then any preceding days. Olympic and non-Olympic Distance events will be offered on a day decided upon by the meet referee.