November 8, 2018
Information and applications are posted for this year's Mid States All Star Meet, held Jan 5-6 at IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis. This meet is for ages 10un, 11-12, and 13-14. The meet has expanded to include all six states: Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and Minnesota. Deadline to register and submit information is 5PM Monday Dec 10th (the day following the MAKOS meet).
About the Meet: This is an All-Star Meet and swimmers are selected to
represent TEAM OHIO. The fastest four swimmers from those applying
by the deadline in each individual event (for each gender and age
group) are selected. You will have the opportunity to accept
or decline if you are selected for the team, but the deadline is
not change. This meet is for 14 &
Under swimmers only, including 14 & under HS athletes that have
not yet represented their HS in competition.
How to Qualify:
The six teams are: Ohio (Ohio Swimming combined with Lake Erie Swimming), Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Swimmers that feel they may be one of the fastest 4 swimmers in Ohio are encouraged to apply for the team. No times standards are required to apply for the team. Time standards for previous team selections for each age group are posted here for reference.
The fastest four (4) swimmers in each event (except the 1650  ) from those applications received by the deadline will be selected. Be sure to enter all of your best times since 9/1/2018 in your entry for consideration for additional events in case they have not been filled. All swimmers shall submit their best 50 freestyle time for relay considerations, even if the swimmer is not likely to be selected for the individual event.
Ohio All-Star Application Website - Apply here when applications are available early December
Official Meet Packet from Indiana host (parents do not use this other than for information only)
Deadlines and dates for the team selection process:
- Monday December 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM - applications are due via the Team Unify website
- Thursday December 13, 2018 – Confirmation of all accepted applicant times
- Monday December 17, 2018 - notification of selection to the 2019 team
- Thursday December 20, 2018 - deadline for acceptance and payment via Team Unify
- ASAP - notification of alternates to fill out complete roster
Special Note to Raider Families: You can always cancel your intent for the All-Star meet (if selected) until the acceptance deadline and not pay. Talk with your coaches about options if you have questions.