USA Swimming's 2012 Diversity Select Camp
January 18, 2012
USA Swimming will hold their annual Diversity Select Camp May 3-6, 2012. Applicants who are selected will be invited to spend three days at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (OTC) in Colorado Springs, CO. The stay includes pool training, motivational and education sessions, and team-building activities. All swimmers who meet the following requirements are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2012. The last opportunity for FAST swimmers to achieve the time standards will be Junior Olympics, February 9th-12th.
Be between 14 and 16 years of age on the first day of camp -- May 3, 2012
Have achieved at least one of the camp time standards -- listed here
Represent an ethnic population that is under-represented in USA Swimming
Thirty-six swimmers (18 boys and 18 girls) will be selected:
The swimmers with the fastest time in each of the 26 Olympic events
Three swimmers of each gender with the highest IMX scores
One male and one female based on outstanding performance in one or more events
More information can be found on the USA Swimming website here. Please direct any questions to your coaches.