Central Zone Multi-Cultural Meet

Jun 7, 2019 (02:00 AM) - Jun 9, 2019 (02:00 AM)
May, 15 2019


Hello Missouri Valley Athletes and Families,


Registration is now open for the 2019 Multi-Cultural meet. We hope that you will plan to join the team for a fun weekend of competition and celebration of the wide variety of backgrounds and culture that makes our sport and country so unique and amazing. This trip will be affordable and fun, but please note that our registration deadline is May 8 and we have limited space on the bus.


Here are a few particulars for the meet. More specifics will be communicated as we get close to the event.


Athletes will need to choose their own events in the registration area once they have been approved. Athletes are encouraged to swim five events per day and be willing to swim relays.


Team Travel

We will travel in a 56 passenger motorcoach

Pickup/Drop off locations will be pinpointed close to the date

Friday ~12:00pm at Legends area in KCK, ~1:00pm at Independence Center 
Drop off Sunday evening around 10:00pm depending on the location and length of meet. 

Hotel room assignments will be four athletes to a room. Athletes will be grouped based on age.



Julie Reilly - KCSA (Coach) 
Stacy Williamson - NLU (Coach)

Zachary Wagers - CCSC (Coach)
Ingenue Cobbinah - Diversity and Inclusion Chair for Missouri Valley 
Scott Bliss - Executive Director 
Kristi Lam - Official


In addition to staff, we will assign parent chaperones based on the number of athletes attending.



Pricing for Multi-Cultural meet: 

  • 10 & Under- No Team Travel- $75
  • 11-Over Team Travel- $150
  • Outreach Athlete of any age - $50



Comfort Inn - Edwardsville
3080 IL-157 
Edwardsville, IL 62025


Single King - $114/nt 
Double - $119/nt


Included with team travel:


  • Meals
  • Bus travel 
  • Hotel
  • Multi-Cultural Meet T-shirt
  • Caps
  • Swim Events/Surcharge



Meals MV will provide:


Friday Dinner 
Saturday Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner-(on site, special event) 
Sunday Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner




Included in the non-team travel fee:


  • Multi-Cultural Meet T-shirt
  • Caps
  • Swim Events/Surcharge
  • Saturday Event dinner