Qualifying Times Explained: Download Time Standards (Excel File)
If you download the above excel file this file is for SCY (Short Course Yards) Only and valid for championships through April of 2019.
Regional Times is for regional meets offered in March for Short Course (25 yard) Season and June for Long Course (50 meter) Season.
State Times or (Q-Times) is for the Senior Meets offered in March / April for Short Course (25 yard) Season and July for Long Course (50 meter) Season.
Far-Western times are for 6 western states meet is always held in California in April for Short Course (25 yard) Season and July for Long Course (50 meter) Season. This is not a meet that we attend, but more of a motivational time for athletes to reach for!
Speedo Champ Times are for the "Speedo Champions Series" held in 6 locations throughout the country. These meets are held usually in March (Texas) & July (Oregon) depending on the Olympic Calendar.
Junior Nationals are held in Short Course (December) or Long Course (August) The location for this meet usually changes yearly.
After Junior Nationals there are time standards for the Arena Pro Series, Senior Nationals and Olympic Trials!
Time Standards should be used to help set goals, but never used to put a limit to your goals!