Ohio All-Star Team - January
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Meet information and application forms are typically posted to Lake Erie Website
The All-Star QUAD Team is a select team that competes against Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky at the MID-STATES QUADRANGULAR CHAMPIONSHIP each January held at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. To be selected for the Ohio QUAD Team, swimmers must achieve one of the fastest four times in an event for each age group since September 1st of the current short course season after all applications are received by the deadline. "Team Ohio" may comprise of swimmers from both the Lake Erie LSC and Ohio LSC as these two chapters are merged together for this team selection. (note: LSC is "Local Swimming Chapter"). Typically, a representative from the Ohio and Lake Erie Chapters work together during the application process for this All-Star team selection.
Ohio Zone Team - August
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To be a member of the Ohio Zone Team, an athlete must achieve a National AAA time in any individual event in either long course meters, short course meters, or short course yards for the current age group (e.g. 10&under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, and 17-18) since August of the previous year. "Team Ohio" is comprised of swimmers from the Ohio LSC only. The Ohio Zone Team Coordinator will setup lodging, entries, staff, and travel arrangements for athletes who wish to represent Ohio at the Central Zone Championships. The meet is held at one of the 15 LSCs within the Central Zone (Midwest USA).
Ohio Select Camps
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Ohio Swimming, Inc launched its first LSC-wide swimming camp for Ohio swimmers at the end of the 2007-2008 season. Beginning in the fall of 2008, a full camp program was launched to target athletes of all ages and abilities throughout the chapter. The "Catch the Spirit Camps" (Level 1, 2, 3, and 4) are geared for swimmers ages 9-18 with varying abilities and experience. The "Diversity Select Camp" (ages 11-15) and the "Age Group Select Camp" (ages 11-14) also provide swimmers with opportunities to gain valuable knowledge and skills right here in Ohio. Additionally, the Elite Camp (ages 13-18) gives top level Ohio athletes an opportunity to travel to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO each year. Read the lates details and view camp schedules on the Ohio Swimming website. Many camps use the USA-Swimming "IMX Challenge" program for qualifications to camps which assigns a power points ranking to several core events in each age group. To learn more about the IMX Challenge, visit the link below.
IMX Challenge Program at USA-Swimming