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NCSA Age Group Champ

NCSA Age Group Champs

March 21-24, 2018

Orlando, Florida

MEET FORMAT:

  • Short Course Yards 
  • Age Groups: 10 & Under, 11-12, 13-14 
  • 11-12 & 13-14 Age Groups  
    • Individual Events are Prelim-Finals
      • Exception: 11-12 500 Free, 13-14 400 IM, 500 Free and 1650 Free will be swum Timed Finals
    • Relays are timed finals
    • With the exception of the distance events which are swum as timed finals events, swimmers will advance to finals using the following format
      • ​A Final: Top 8 fastest swimmers from the preliminaries.
      • B1 Final: Next 8 fastest swimmers in the top of the age group (12 & 14 year olds respectively)
      • B2 Final: Next 8 fastest swimmers in the bottom of the age group (11 & 13 year olds respectively)
  • 10 & Under Age Group 
    •  All events are Timed Finals
    • 10 & Under events will be swum in the afternoon.  See Schedule in this announcement. 
       

EVENT LIMITS:
Swimmers are limited to ten (10) Individual events for the meet.  Swimmers are further limited to no more than three (3) individual events per day

BONUS EVENTS:
 

Number of Qualifying Times Number of Bonus Swims
1 or 2  5
3 4
4 3
5 2
6 1
7 or more 0
Relay Only 2

The 400 IM, 500 Free, 1650 Free are not eligible for bonus events: 

QUALIFYING TIMES:
Times must be achieved between January 1, 2017, and March 14, 2018, dates inclusive.  Short Course Yards (SCY) qualifying times will be seeded first, followed by Long Course Meters (LCM) qualifying times, followed by Short Course Meters (SCM) qualifying times. All qualifying individual and relay times must be provable at the meet.  There are no Upper Time Limits for this meet.  Times not provable will be subject to a fine established by NCSA (National Club Swimming Association, Inc.) and the swimmer or relay will not be seeded into the event.  The qualifying standards will be the 2016 AA and AAA national age group time standards. A PDF list of the Q times is here.

Swimmers Age Time Standard
9/under, 11 & 13 AA
10, 12 & 14 AAA

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Interest Questionnaire for attending is below