Each year, USA Swimming establishes time standards, or "Cuts" for each of its major meets, from BB or age group meets through Olympic Trials, swimmers are always striving to make their next cut. In this section, you'll find some of the information you need to move up to the next level, whatever that may be.
- Niagara "BB" Qualifier (Bronze Meet): No minimum times are required; focus is on getting swimmers qualified for the Niagara Championship Qualifier
- Niagara Championship Qualifier (Silver Meet): Swimmers must have a minimum of a "BB" time
- Niagara Championships (Gold Meet): Swimmers must have a minimum of an "A" or "AA" time depending on the age group and event.
A [LINK] To Niagara Time Standards.